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First African-American to Own Rolls Royce Dealership

  n - Thomas A. Moorehead has made automotive history. He’s the first African-American to own an ultra luxury Rolls-Royce dealership in America. He’s starting his second month as the owner of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars of Sterling, a community in Loudoun County in Northern Virginia. He is one of only 35 Rolls-Royce dealers nationwide. “This is a very good market,” Moorehead said. “This is the richest marke ...

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Happy Birthday, Ida B. Wells!

Seventy-one years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, Ida B. Wells bought a first-class ticket for the ladies’ compartment on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. When the conductor tried to force her to move to the African-American car, a struggle ensued, during which she allegedly bit the guy’s hand. She fought, she sued, and she won, though Tennessee’s supreme court reversed ...

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Please Consider | African-American Moms Raise 8K for Children’s School

I hope all is well with you.   I would love to gauge your interest regarding four African-American mothers that raised over $8,000 for their children's school through the Box Tops for Education program.   The Box Tops for Education program, created by General Mills, is an easy way for community members to support schools. Each participating brand carries a “Box Top” coupon worth 10 cents to a scho ...

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