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Taskrabbit CEO steps down, former Google exec and current COO steps in
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Founded in 2008, Taskrabbit was an early entrant into the so-called “on-demand” economy, providing a platform for connecting users with workers for one-off gigs ranging from home cleaning to personal errands. Now Taskrabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque is passing the reins to the company’s current COO, Stacy Brown-Philpot, and the company looks to evolve. “Along the way, TaskRabbit has […]

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Executive Director of Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Marva Smith Battle-Bey Succumbs
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By Sentinel News Service Published April 7, 2016 Marva Smith Battle-Bey Courtesy Photo of Black Women’s Network Marva Smith Battle-Bey one of the leading community advocates for economic development within the African American Community has succumbed. Few details are available at this time, but Ms. Battle-Bey transitioned Wednesday Evening and more details will follow. Ms. Battle-Bey has been the Executive […]

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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios And NAAAOM Meet With FCC And Confirm Charter/Time Warner Cable Merger Is Not A Lock Amid Ongoing Investigations
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios And NAAAOM Meet With FCC And Confirm Charter/Time Warner Cable Merger Is Not A Lock Amid Ongoing Investigations ES and NAAAOM Believe Charter’s $2 Billion Breakup Fee is At Risk   LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Entertainment Studios, Inc. (ES) and The National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAAOM) are now challenging the accuracy of recent […]

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California Humanities Awards $391,500 in California Documentary Project Grants
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California Humanities Awards $391,500 in California Documentary Project Grants   OAKLAND, Calif., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – California Humanities is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 California Documentary Project (CDP) grants. This year we have awarded $391,500 to 15 film, radio, and new media productions that reflect a diverse range of topics and issues, ranging from a deeply personal […]

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Survey Shows Majority of Americans Do Not Support States’ Efforts to Restrict Voting
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Survey Shows Majority of Americans Do Not Support States’ Efforts to Restrict Voting 60 Percent Support Automatic, Secure Voter Registration   SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – A new survey shows that a solid majority of Americans want to see reforms that will ensure voting is free, fair, and accessible to all eligible citizens despite recent efforts in several states […]

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