Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland
communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech
muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote
awareness and innovation.
Yvette Davis Gayle has traveled the world for work and pleasure. But it
was a trip to Ethiopia that inspired the Brooklyn-born, L.A.-based
veteran entertainment publicist to venture into her own business--a line
of luxury scented candles called The Sitota Collection. Fragrances
include Coco Noir, Blue Nile, Havana, and Aigyiptos.
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stage shows, music, journalism, design, photography, video games, comics, and
various food-related projects. Here are some useful tips you may want to consider to help ensure a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Talk about having an early start. Moziah Bridges launched his unique bow
tie company, Mo's Bows, when he was just nine years old. Now 12,
Bridges has built his company into a success--and media favorite. The
Memphis-based business has been showcased on such major television shows
as the "Today" show, "The Steve Harvey Show,""Fox Business," and by
Melissa Harris Perry on MSNBC.