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H-E-B's Food Bank Assistance Program to Donate More Than 1.5 Million Apples to Texans This Summer

Summer break signals the end of the school year, which means even more children and families across the state will struggle with the threat of hunger. To combat the problem, H-E-B through its Food Bank Assistance Program will donate 1.5 ...

H-E-B Tops Another List – This Time for the Most Trusted Brand

H-E-B was ranked as the most trusted brand by U.S. consumers, tied with Mercedes-Benz, according to a ranking by the Temkin Group.

Two Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin

Finding black owned beauty products can be a hassle in itself. Let alone, sunscreen, a product most black people don't even think that they need.

Be Part of the Growth in African-American Business Ownership With a 7-Eleven Franchise

African-American owned businesses are on the rise in the US, and 7-Eleven continues to be a leader in supporting that trend.

South African Winemaker Ntsiki Biyela Debuts Aslina Wine Collection

Ntsiki Biyela, South Africa’s first black female wine creator, debuted her new wine collection, Aslina, in Houston recently. Four wines are included in the Aslina collection - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and a Bordeaux blend.

The Amazon Prime Food Stamp Discount Is All About Enriching Amazon

An apparent effort to siphon more business from retail competitors, the online ordering giant Amazon is offering discounts to welfare recipients, though experts say it’s unlikely that many will sign up.

Dump the Pump with METRO and Save

METRO wants you to Dump the Pump and save. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, METRO will offer free rides on our system.

Cricket Wireless Launches Cricket Cares

Cricket Wireless announced today the launch of Cricket Cares to boost its commitment to bettering communities where you live, work and play.

Project Lead The Way and Verizon Take Major Step in Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Students in more than 150 middle schools across the U.S. will have access to computer science courses for the first time, thanks to more than $3 million in grant funding made possible by a partnership between Verizon and Project Lead ...

Chicks With Class Is More Than Just Brick and Mortar

I think it is safe to say that we have so many issues going on in the world that we can rarely focus on just one. There’s food shortages, illness, old age, death, terrorism, political unrest, and more that challenges ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Launch $10-million Statewide Initiative to Help Fight Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has announced a new $10-million community investment Initiative to help raise awareness around the prevention and early detection of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)1 and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)2 – two conditions ...

Research Shows Teen Girls' Interest in STEM Careers Continues to Lag Boys' InterestResearch Shows Teen Girls' Interest in STEM Careers Continues to Lag Boys' Interest

New research conducted on behalf of Junior Achievement and EY shows that a surprising 91 percent of teenage boys and girls ages 13-17 know what kind of job they want after they graduate from high school. That’s where the similarities ...

States Help Minorities Enter Marijuana Industry

Some cities, states with legal pot are trying to make up for the toll marijuana enforcement took on minorities by giving them a better shot at joining the growing marijuana industry.

Mexico Closes 7 Gas Stations Allegedly Selling Stolen Fuel From Pemex Pipelines

Mexico closed seven gas stations for allegedly selling gasoline and diesel stolen from state-run pipelines, the first confirmation that large amounts of fuel siphoned from illegal pipelines taps are being sold through officially sanctioned gas stations.

Latino-Owned Businesses May Be the U.S. Economy’s Best Bet

They’re called LOBs for short, but they’re working on a fastball. Latino entrepreneurs are starting small businesses faster than the rest of the startup population and becoming a bigger part of the total U.S. market every day.

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