MEET THE 13 YEAR OLD CEO! ( ARTICLE )

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Meet Moziah Bridges he is the the 13 year old CEO of Mo’s Bow Ties. He started making bow ties when he was only nine years old and with the help and guidance of his mother, in four years he has grown that hobby into a successful business.

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HIP HOP ARTIST LUPE FIASCO CREATES NON-PROFIT TO TEACH INNER-CITY YOUTH HOW TO BE STARTUP ENTREPRENEURS! (ARTICLE )

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Chicago born “conscious” hip hop artist and urban intellectual Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, better known by his on stage persona of Lupe Fiasco, is now becoming an activist, recently he co-founded a non-profit organization with his partner Di-Ann Esinor in Brownsville, Brooklyn to help creative and innovative inner-city youth get involved in entrepreneurship and assist them in forming their own startups.

The mission statement of the nonprofit is: “a neighborhood-specific fund to support entrepreneurs and start-ups from under-served areas,” and to “provide access, network, workshops, mentoring and of course funding.”

The nonprofit will be based out of the Dream Big Foundation’s new entrepreneurship center and cafe starting in January 2016.

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http://financialjuneteenth.com/lupe-fiasco-creates-non-profit-organization-for-entrepreneurs-in-brooklyn/

Additional information :
http://www.ew.com/article/2015/10/14/lupe-fiasco-neighborhood-start-fund

10 OF THE OLDEST BLACK OWNED BANKS THAT CONTINUE TO SERVE THEIR COMMUNITIES:

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1. BROADWAY FEDERAL BANK FSB, LOS ANGELES

2. CARVER STATE BANK, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

3. CITIZENS TRUST BANK, ATLANTA

4. FIRST INDEPENDENCE BANK, DETROIT

5. FIRST STATE BANK, DANVILLE, VIRGINIA

6. ILLINOIS SERVICE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN, CHICAGO

7. INDUSTRIAL BANK, WASHINGTON , D.C

8. MECHANICS & FARMERS BANK, DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA

9. NORTH MILWAUKEE STATE BANK, MILWAUKEE

10. SEAWAY BANK & TRUST CO. , CHICAGO

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10 of the Oldest Black-Owned Banks That Continue to Serve Their Communities