Building one of America’s most successful B&B businesses, OWN TV star bears ‘The Gift of Legacy’

https://www.instagram.com/p/BbxwCEKlF9g/?hl=en&taken-by=photosbybeanz Commenting on past public policies that created the racial wealth gap and current policies widening it, Joshua Holland, contributor to The Nation and a fellow with The Nation Institute, penned a thought-provoking article, The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years to Build the Wealth of a White Family Today. Referencing key findings from a study of the racial wealth-gap released … Continue reading Building one of America’s most successful B&B businesses, OWN TV star bears ‘The Gift of Legacy’

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OWN’s new docuseries welcomes the world to get “Checked Inn”

https://www.instagram.com/p/BapmXwFjTEG/?tagged=checkedinn Spotlighting entrepreneur and former Essence magazine editor-in-chief, Monique Greenwood, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will proudly premiere the new docuseries, “Checked Inn,” next month. After juggling two professions for years, Greenwood, whose family-owned and operated Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns is one of the most successful B&B businesses in the country, relieved herself of her … Continue reading OWN’s new docuseries welcomes the world to get “Checked Inn”

HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Later today the president of the United States, Donald Trump, will “recognize the extraordinary contributions that HBCUs have made and continue to make to the general welfare and prosperity of our country,” according to Omarosa Manigault Newman, communications director for the Office of Public Liaison. “At complete capacity with a waiting list,” the White House Initiative on … Continue reading HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Oprah Winfrey books former Essence editor-in-chief, “Checked Inn” to air on OWN

Shortly after appearing on WURD 900AM‘s The MOJO, hosted by Stephanie Renée, Monique Greenwood provided more details on an announcement that had been brewing for a couple of months. “O...how sweet it is!,” read a post on the Facebook page of Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns. “We were thrilled to share the news with you that Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey books former Essence editor-in-chief, “Checked Inn” to air on OWN