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Tabitha Brown Is Hosting Food Network’s First Vegan Cooking Competition Show

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Tabitha Brown Is Hosting Food Network’s First Vegan Cooking Competition Show

Very good, Auntie Tab! Tabitha Brown will be the host of Food Network’s first vegan cooking competition show, Black Enterprise reports. They say when it’s your time to shine, it’s your time. Well, it’s definitely Brown’s time as her biggest dreams continue to unfold one by one. The vegan influencer is a restaurant owner, a fashion designer, recently launching a collection with Target, and a New York Times best-selling author. Brown’s newest venture is a historic one as she prepares to host Food Network’s first-ever vegan cooking competition, It’s CompliPlated. “It’s CompliPlated reflects what it’s actually like to make a meal the...

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Oakland Teen Who Became His School’s First Black Male Valedictorian Earns 4.05 GPA His First Year At Stanford

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Oakland Teen Who Became His School’s First Black Male Valedictorian Earns 4.05 GPA His First Year At Stanford

He raises the bar every time!  The Oakland teen who made history as his school's first Black male valedictorian has completed his first year at Stanford University with a 4.05 GPA, KTVU Fox 2 reports. Ahmed Muhammad continues to bring excellence to everything he does. From launching a nonprofit to teach kids science, to graduating as Oakland Technical High School’s first Black male valedictorian, to now completing his first year at Stanford with an impressive 4.05 grade point average.  The 19-year-old attributes much of his successful first year of college to the lessons that he learned from his teachers in high school. It was there...

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North Carolina Teen Accepted Into 33 Colleges, Earns $1.4 Million In Scholarship Offers

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North Carolina Teen Accepted Into 33 Colleges, Earns $1.4 Million In Scholarship Offers

He credited his high school for preparing him! A North Carolina high school graduate got accepted into 33 colleges and earned $1.4 million in scholarship offers, ABC 11 reports.  Alexander Fusi recently graduated from Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy, an all-boys school in Raleigh, North Carolina. There he took all honors courses and credits his school with preparing him fully to attend college.  The teen applied to several different colleges and universities, getting accepted into 33 in total and earning more than $1.4 million in scholarships. Alexander says he’s overjoyed by the accomplishment.  “It’s a good feeling to know that I...

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Khaby Lame Becomes The Most-Followed Person On TikTok

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Khaby Lame Becomes The Most-Followed Person On TikTok

He's bringing joy to millions!  Khaby Lame is now the most-followed person on TikTok, CNN reports. Although the video sharing app has been around since 2016, it wasn’t until October 2020 that the social media platform saw major growth. TikTok has been captivating users with exciting, diverse, and engaging content produced by everyday people. One of those people is 22-year-old Khabane Lame, widely known by his TikTok name of Khaby Lame.  The Senegal-born TikTok star gained popularity by performing comedic skits and recording reactions to various videos – all without saying a word. Adding a silent joy to the platform, the wordless comedian posts videos of himself dancing to songs...

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Jasmine Crowe's Food Waste Management Company Goodr Raises $8M In Series A Funding

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Jasmine Crowe's Food Waste Management Company Goodr Raises $8M In Series A Funding

It's a big win for Goodr’s mission to end food waste and hunger!  Jasmine Crowe's food waste management company, Goodr, has successfully closed a Series A funding round of $8 million, AfroTech reports.  Goodr, launched by Crowe in 2017, utilizes technology and logistics to track surplus food within organizations and repurpose that food to give to communities in need. In only five years' time, the company has provided food to millions of people across the country, and earlier this year, opened its first free grocery store in a senior community in Midtown Atlanta. Now the start-up has raised and secured an $8 million Series A funding round. It's perhaps the...

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