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Category Archive: Business & Culture

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Eddie Murphy

  As we take a journey through Wakanda with Black Panther in theaters now, let’s take a moment to remember the Prince of Zamunda, Eddie Murphy! Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn on April 3,...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Maggie Lena Walker

Today, only 38 Black-owned banks exist on United States soil. But were it not for the hard work of Maggie L Walker, who opened financial doors in the early 1900s, there may not be any. Maggie Lena...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Etta James

Etta James, an American singer of Blues, R&B, Soul, and Gospel, was born Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. James was most known for her soulful and earthshaking...

The #BlackPantherChallenge Takes Off Nationwide To Expose Our Children to Positive Black Images On-Screen

The nationwide Black Panther Challenge is in full effect. Starting with the opening weekend of the movie Black Panther, the challenge encourages people to buy tickets for youth to go to the movies...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls was born into slavery on April 5, 1839, but he had no intention of staying there. On May 12, 1862, Smalls rounded up his family, whose freedom he had been trying to buy without success,...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Esther Jones

Everyone loves and remembers the iconic cartoon character, Betty Boop. People fell in love with her singing, dancing, and style. Her success on television eventually led to her being plastered all...

Chamillionaire Launches Video Messaging App Convoz

  Grammy Award winning rapper Chamillionaire is making a move in technology with his new app Convoz.   The rapper has been making a name for himself over the years for his investments. He...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Frederick McKinley “Mr Freeze” Jones

Born on May 17th, 1893, Frederick McKinley “Mr. Freeze” Jones was an orphan. Raised by a priest after the 6th grade, he spent his youth job hopping from cleaning boy to auto mechanic until he...

Doxygen Media Presents Icons of Black History: Marvelyn Brown

At the age of 33, Marvelyn Brown has already done so much for her community in the fight to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. A native of Tennessee and an avid athlete, Brown was always healthy until...

Doxygen Media Icons of Black History: Guion Bluford

Guion Bluford is an American aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut. In 1983, he became the first African American to fly into space. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bluford was...
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