Local illustrator Melquea Smith of PrettyKitty Commissions is raising funds for our uplifting art book! This is what she told us: My name is Melquea Smith and I am a local female black illustrator. I am currently running a crowdfunding campaign for my first self-published art book. This art book is a collection featuring 14 of [...]
In order to keep a strong community that can support entrepreneurship, it's important to keep it safe environment for our youth. When unfortunate events happen, coming together as a community makes a big difference for the victims. Read Gun violence victim Terry Durham story: On January 14th, 2019 the city of Syracuse had another tragic [...]
Syracuse Native and Model Mecca Mozelle is taking her mental health movement #ImWithYou movement to New York City! This is the message she wrote on Facebook on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Here is information on the event happening today, February 2, 2019 from 3pm-6pm at The LikeMinded Workspace (2223 South Salina Street). NOTE: If you [...]
Malique Wilson, a junior at Corcoran High School, has been chosen to compete in Australia on 7/10/2019 for Hurdles. He needs to raise $5,000. Here is an excerpt from his GoFundMe Campaign. Dear friends, In this day in age we hear so much tragedy in the news concerning our youth. Malique Wilson is a junior [...]
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One of our volunteers Rhison Williams (Instagram: @gsnubbzmiifaverit) covered the Checkz N Balances Winter Drive Distribution event at Cougars on Butternut Street. Checkz N Balances was recently featured on Spectrum News for their efforts. Read here. If you are interested in covering an event for us, email us BlackOwnedSyracuse@gmail.com. Check out more coat and toy [...]
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