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Saweetie Kicks off Non-Profit Launch with Virtual Workshop Series to Support AAPI Entrepreneurs

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By Jasmine Browley · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 It looks like the Icy Girl's warm heart is leading her to give back in a major way. Rapper and mega-influencer Saweetie announced she is launching a non-profit to support Black and Brown underserved youth through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and technology training. In partnership with gaming collective Gen.G , the Icy Baby Foundation's initial initiatives will be the launch of the rapper's Twitch channel on June 14, followed by a discussion on raising awareness around AAPI allyship. “Now is the time to come together and support each...
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Black Girl Freedom Fund Focuses First Round Grants to Organizations Serving Black Girls Across the U.S

Black Girl Freedom Fund Focuses First Round Grants to Organizations Serving Black Girls Across the U.S

7 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 Who runs the world? Girls. Now, they're getting a little more help. The Black Girl Freedom Fund , an initiative of Grantmakers for Girls of Color, has announced its first grant recipients. Guided by an advisory committee of seven Black girls and Black gender-expansive youth between the ages of 13-17 years old, the first round of grants will be allocated to organizations that address the safety and wellbeing of Black girls. The fund came out of a need to disrupt funding disparity to Black-led organizations, particularly those dedicated to...
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Wilson Reveals Official Game Ball for the 2021-22 NBA Season

Wilson Reveals Official Game Ball for the 2021-22 NBA Season

Wilson is set to take over as the NBA 's official game ball provider for the 2021-22 season, and the brand has just revealed its first official ball design. Much like the... Read more ...

When Banks Manipulated Benchmark Rates Of Foreign Currencies

When Banks Manipulated Benchmark Rates Of Foreign Currencies

Words Al Woods Pixabay License Free for commercial use No attribution required A few years ago, there had been news that six banks have been fined for manipulating benchmark... Read more ...

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Sleepwear

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Sleepwear

Words Alexa Wang For a lot of women, shopping for sleepwear probably does not involve a lot of deep decision-making. It's attire meant to be worn to bed, after all, and once... Read more ...

Home is where the heart is: Tips for first-time property buyers

Home is where the heart is: Tips for first-time property buyers

Taking a step towards buying a home for the first time can feel rather like doing likewise with a car or smartphone: exciting but also potentially bewildering. After all, you... Read more ...

Six Surprising Uses For Common Injectables

BOTOX® and Juvéderm® are two popular treatments used for reducing forehead wrinkles and plumping lips. That being said, there are a few more uses for these effective... Read more ...

Foo Fighters fighting off anti-vaccine protesters in LA

Foo Fighters fighting off anti-vaccine protesters in LA

Anti-vax protesters descended on a Foo Fighters show in Los Angeles on Tuesday, which required fans be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for entry. The band's sold out show at... Read more ...

DressClaire McCardell for Townley Frocksc.1949National Gallery of Victoria

Dress Claire McCardell for Townley Frocks c.1949 National Gallery of Victoria Read more ...

“Sleeping”Elsa SchiaparelliSpring 1940Museum at FIT

“Sleeping” Elsa Schiaparelli Spring 1940 Museum at FIT Read more ...

Evening DressSophie Gimbel1947RISD

Evening Dress Sophie Gimbel 1947 RISD Read more ...

Taylor Swift Says Red Will Include 30 Songs

"One of them is even 10 minutes long.” Read more ...