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Meet Elisabeth Omilami, CEO Of The Largest Black-Owned Food Bank In The Southeast

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Meet Elisabeth Omilami, CEO Of The Largest Black-Owned Food Bank In The Southeast

She’s keeping her father’s legacy alive! Meet Elisabeth Omilami, CEO of the largest Black-owned food bank in the Southeast region, StyleBlueprint reports. The food bank was founded more than five decades ago by Omilami’s father, Hosea Williams, a civil rights leader who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Then called Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless, the organization serviced Atlanta residents, building a reputable brand as a company people could count on.  When Williams passed away in 2000, his daughter put her acting career on hold to step in and continue her father’s work. Since then, Omilami has grown...

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6 Black YouTubers Who Can Teach You How To Cook Like A Pro Before Thanksgiving

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6 Black YouTubers Who Can Teach You How To Cook Like A Pro Before Thanksgiving

Get your pen and paper and start taking notes! So look, we know we’re all still trying to lose the last bit of quarantine weight, but the holidays are fast approaching, and you might as well restart your gym membership in January because it’s time to eat!  Whether you’re a seasoned cook or preparing for your first Thanksgiving hosting, we want to make sure that you have everything you need. There is absolutely nothing worse than waiting all year for a family gathering centered around food then the food turns out to be the one thing you could’ve gone without! So get...

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Here Are 6 Bookstores To Visit In NYC If You Want To Support More Black Authors

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Here Are 6 Bookstores To Visit In NYC If You Want To Support More Black Authors

Tis’ the season to snuggle with a book! No matter where you are in life, there’s always an opportunity to further your knowledge and understanding. More importantly, check your sources and make sure that the writers have shared values and a commitment to the communities you belong in. One of our favorite cities, and a hub for Black culture, New York, has some of the best bookstores ever that cater to Black and brown communities. To help you out, here are 6 bookstores to visit in New York City if you want to support more Black authors, courtesy of Travel...

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Here Are 10 Good Cookbooks Written By Black Chefs

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Here Are 10 Good Cookbooks Written By Black Chefs

These are must-haves! The holidays are fast approaching and it's time to dust off those old cookbooks hiding in the kitchen drawers. Of course, you’ve perfected your fried chicken and maybe even a good pot roast, but did you remember the exact flour amount for your grandmother’s homemade rolls? What about the proper creamed-to-whole corn ratio for the corn pudding? And what’s the best way to ensure the mac and cheese stays moist while also getting a good crust on top? Everybody needs a cookbook. Whether it's to remember those old tried and true family recipes or to get your hands...

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Here Are 6 Things You Never Knew About Jimi Hendrix

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Here Are 6 Things You Never Knew About Jimi Hendrix

He would’ve been celebrating his 80th birthday this month! Jimi Hendrix is best known as a somewhat ethereal musician. A pioneer of the electric guitar, Hendrix was a self-taught musician whose skill and mastery created a new form of music. His meteoric rise to superstardom was swift. He not only drew inspiration from a host of musicians but also influenced and continues to influence generations to come. A certified rock ‘n’ roll icon, Hendrix continues to live on, and we’re sure he’ll be celebrated for many more moons to come. To learn more about the legend, here are 6 things...

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