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About VSheree

V. Sheree Williams is the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine, the country's first digital and print culinary magazine that connects the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. For more, in-depth stories, visit www.cuisinenoirmag.com

Facebook, Inc. Commits $2 Million Donation to McBride Sisters Collection’s SHE CAN Fund

  Facebook’s donation will provide 100 Black women entrepreneurs with $20K in Facebook advertising credits and access to its Elevate program. McBride Sisters Collection, Inc., the largest Black-owned wine company in the U.S., today announces that it has received a $2 … Continue reading

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BODEN Becomes First-Time Partner of PepsiCo to Launch New Hispanic Business Platform

BODEN, an independent, minority-owned agency helps lead creative and communications efforts for PepsiCo Juntos Crecemos, the company’s new multi-year platform supporting Hispanic-owned small businesses BODEN, a Hispanic-owned communications agency, secures PepsiCo as a client to spearhead creative and public relations … Continue reading

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VIOLIFE® Teams up with RZA to Launch Grant Program to Promote Plant-Based Eating

New Upfield US “Plant Grants” Program Provides Funding, Education and Mentoring. First Year Supports Black-owned Restaurants Upfield US announced a new grant program, Plant Grants, aimed at promoting plant-based eating through charitable funding, education, and mentorship. This first year is … Continue reading

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GT’s Living Foods Founder Announces New ‘Synergy Scholarship’ A $250,000 Commitment To Empower LGBTQ+ Youth

Kombucha King GT Dave Honors Pride Month with Funding for Future LGBTQ+ Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs World’s Leading Kombucha Brand Launches New Summer Initiative ‘CommUNITY’ The Founder & CEO of GT’s Living Foods, GT Dave, announced today the Synergy Scholarship on behalf of … Continue reading

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Feed the Soul Foundation Awards $250K to Black-Owned Culinary Businesses

Black Restaurant Week’s non-profit organization supports businesses across the nation through Restaurant Business Development Grant Program Restaurants and bars across the country have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as indoor dining came to halt more than a year ago, making takeout and delivery … Continue reading

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