For Minority- and Women-owned businesses, this effort by Downtown Raleigh Alliance, StartUp at Wake Tech, LM Restaurants and Lenovo will increase the presence, inclusion, and equity of business ownership in Downtown Raleigh. MORE DETAILS HERE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OCTOBER 2022 – MARCH 2023 PLACEMENT The deadline to apply is Friday, August 12, 2022 at 11:59pm. APPLY NOW Not ready […]

For Minority-and-Women-owned businesses, this effort by Downtown Raleigh Alliance, StartUp at Wake Tech, and LM Restaurants will increase the presence, inclusion, and equity of business ownership in Downtown Raleigh. MORE DETAILS HERE Accepting applications: Pop-Up Shops at Martin Street is accepting applications! Download the application below as a Word document. Complete and return the application with supporting document(s) […]

Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) and StartUp at Wake Tech announce a new pop-up retail space and incubator program that is now accepting applications from potential tenants. This effort by DRA, StartUp at Wake Tech, and LM Restaurants is designed for minority and women-owned businesses and will increase the presence, inclusion, and equity of business ownership […]

Are you a minority business owner? Are you looking to expand your opportunities for exposure? Do you want more opportunities to increase your cash flow? If you answered “YES” to these questions, this information session is for you! If your business is not certified, please join the City of Raleigh’s MWBE Program, NC DOA/HUB Office, […]

Sony is giving away a $5000 grant to women photographers, videographers and filmmakers. “The visual creator industry needs diverse voices to thrive and reach new heights. We’re on a mission to support the growth of underrepresented voices in photography, videography, and filmmaking, and provide a platform for creators across the artistic spectrum furthering this mission […]

We don’t know what caused what you see in this video, but it’s caught the attention of more than 2 million viewers. A Twitter user posted this video of several women brawling at an intersection. The caption of the video states that the incident took place in Mebane, NC. The video was captured by individuals […]

What: Do I Need to Get Certified? Who: City of Durham Equal Opportunity/Equity Assurance Department When: Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Where: City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, First Floor, Durham, N.C. 27701  Fast Facts: ·        Find out about the various minority, women, and small business certification programs now available. Representatives from the […]

Over the years Tina Knowles has done her “Corny Joke Time” with us for The Gram! It’s funny, Mama Knowles started just being a supportive mom of Destiny’s Child and creating their concert costumes. Now she’s traveling the world with her handsome husband Richard Lawson and proving comic relief for those moments that a corny joke […]

A new study from the Radiological Society of North America and the University of Munich in Germany, has found obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring may lead to a high risk of heart issues more so in women than men. The study finds, nearly 5,000 women who snore may have an enlargement in their heart, […]

Interview Conducted By: Renee N John Lewis , Linda Coleman ,and G.K. Butterfield reply to the excuses people give, for not voting and highlight the important matters of taking the time to vote. Some people feel that the idea of Politics can be boring, why bother ? John Lewis : ” Politics control everything that we […]

The story isn’t over for the Black women detained by police on their California vacation. The group was leaving their Airbnb rental when a neighbor called police on the women because she thought they were stealing. In actuality, the women were leaving the rental home with their luggage. Read More: Police Called On Black Women Leaving […]

This is America 2018. A group of five Black women had police called on them at the Grandview Golf Club in Pennsylvania because they were accused of playing too slowly. According to the Daily Mail: Five black women claim they were discriminated against by the white owner of a Pennsylvania golf course and his father, who […]