Black Scientists Host Field Trip To Inspire Youth

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DAVIS – A local organization is giving local African American students a chance to meet with and be inspired by those in the fields of science and engineering. The Northern California Council of Black Professional Engineers has joined forces with UC Davis to present the 2013 Science and Engineering Field Trip on Saturday, April 20. […]

Young Entrepreneurs to Participate in California’s First-Ever Business Plan Competition

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STATEWIDE – The first-ever California statewide business plan competition has officially launched. The competition is encouraging California’s young people, between the ages of 14 and 27, to write a business plan and compete to win a combined cash prize of $15,000. The competition has been branded as the “BEC Boost.” The BEC, an initiative of […]

Stone Cold Marketing: Selling Alcohol to Young African Americans

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LOS ANGELES – The former owner of the Payless Market in South Los Angeles, gleefully described how the Black community’s passion for malt liquor and his “unofficial grassroots advertising campaign” allowed him to significantly increase his store revenue within a few weeks and save his business. The store had a license to sell beer and […]