Inside This Amazon Scientist’s $25 Million Plan to Turn 12 Abandoned Acres in Jackson, Mississippi Into a Tech Hub | Inc.com

Nashlie Sephus’s latest venture isn’t just a moonshot. It’s a homecoming. Her goal: Create a tech hub out of 12 abandoned acres of vacant lots and derelict buildings in the heart of downtown Jackson, Mississippi.

The 35-year-old has spent the past four years splitting her time between Jackson, her hometown, and Atlanta, where she works as an applied science manager for Amazon’s artificial intelligence initiative. Amazon had acquired Partpic, the visual recognition technology startup where she was chief technology officer, in 2016 for an undisclosed sum. In 2018, she founded the Bean Path, an incubator and technology consulting nonprofit in Jackson that she says has helped more than 400 local businesses and individuals with their tech needs.

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Black Farmer’s Antibiotic-Free Meat Products Now Available in Grocery Stores and Online

Ricky Dollison, farmer and owner of of Warrior Creek Premium Meats

Need a bunch more cats like him…. I know a few…

 

Meet Ricky Dollison, a fourth-generation African American farmer who is the owner of Dollison Farms located in Poulan, Georgia. He is also the owner of a company called Warrior Creek Premium Meats that produces responsibly raised, antibiotic-free bacon, sausage, ground beef, ribeye steaks, pork tenderloins, and chicken leg quarters.

The family-owned and operated business also produces a multitude of leafy greens, peanuts, cotton, soybeans, and corn for their livestock. They also raise cattle and their signature swine, “The Georgia Dolli”, in which their premium sausage, country cut bacon, and ham are derived.

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Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers | EYEGAMBIA

Nice….

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in love with it. 

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Brown Sugar … a new “black” media network

Looks interesting….

Stream the BIGGEST Collection
of the BADDEST Movies!

Brown Sugar is a streaming service where you can watch hit movies and TV shows along with the largest collection of classic black cinema, un-cut and commercial-free, streamed to your phone, tablet, computer or TV.
Getting started is easy:
1. Download the Brown Sugar app.
2. Follow the steps to set up your login information and account.
3. Start your free 7-day trial.
4. Use your login information to watch on all your favorite devices.

After your free trial, enjoy Brown Sugar for just $3.99/month. You will be automatically billed each month through your Roku Account at confirmation of purchase. There’s no commitment – cancel anytime.

What You’ll Get:
From Foxy Brown and The Mack, to Ali and Saints and Sinners, it’s a black explosion of hot chicks, cool cats and cult classics. With Brown Sugar, you can enjoy urban films and TV shows anytime and anywhere.

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Black-Owned Rideshare Looking To Be a Safer Alternative for Women and Children

ScoopM Rideshare

Diondre Lewis, a technology entrepreneur, who also runs training programs in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area noticed that many of his students were having issues with transportation to get themselves to his classes. To solve this pain point, Lewis decided to create a rideshare service, ScoopM, that would be safer than the traditional rideshare companies.

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Black Inventor Creates The World’s First Self Growing Planter to Combat Food Scarcity

Darral Addison is a Black inventor with degrees in chemistry and physics. He is also the CEO and founder of Torpedopot™, a company that makes the world’s first self-growing planters. Torpedopot™ optimizes the conditions in which plants can achieve their full potential and is scientifically designed to grow your plants for you! In this interview, we discuss how his patented products can address issues such as food scarcity, land shortage, and help individuals grow healthier plants doing less of what we’ve been taught to do. https://torpedopot.com/

Black Inventor Creates The World’s First Self Growing Planter to Combat Food Scarcity – YouTube

David Banner Podcast On The Road: Cleveland

Another good show… David touched on a lot of shit relevant to the black community and it can easily be solved…

The David Banner Podcast is on the road and the first stop is Cleveland, Ohio. Brought to you by Cleveland Votes and Music Con, the cast engages with the people of Cleveland on a variety of topics ranging from gentrification, health care, how we can do a better job of supporting each other, and have a bit of fun along the way. If you are interested in bringing The David Banner Podcast to your city, email us at BringDavidBannerToSpeak@gmail. com. We look forward to seeing you on the road.

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