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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

Cooper’s Hawk Scholarship for Black American Wine Professionals

Deadline: November 15 This scholarship is to assist Black Americans who are passionate about pursuing a career in the wine industry. Scholarship amount is $1000. Whether you are pursuing an entry level or higher level program, this scholarship is open … Continue reading

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Be the Change Hosts the Wine Industry’s First-Ever Virtual Job Fair to Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Joint initiative of Diversity in Wine & Spirits and Wonder Women of Wine provides a powerful platform to drive social change Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative between Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine and … Continue reading

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McBride Sisters Collections, Inc. Launches #SheCanThrive2020 Grant Program

Supports Black-Women Owned Small Businesses During COVID-19 This year, the global impact of COVID-19 has hit all businesses but has been especially destructive to Black-owned small businesses. At the beginning of February 2020, there were more than 1 million Black-owned businesses … Continue reading

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Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance, 4thMVMT and PepsiCo Collaborate to Increase Pathways to Black Franchise Ownership

The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA), 4thMVMT, and PepsiCo announced a formal collaboration to provide leadership development and increase business ownership opportunities for Black people in the restaurant industry. Together, they are launching the Pathways to Black Franchise Ownership program, … Continue reading

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New Scholarship Initiative, Talent on Tap, Aims to Support The Growth and Development of Women of Color in the Beer Industry

City Brew Tours announces the establishment of the annual Talent on Tap Educational Scholarship program to support women of color from unique backgrounds who have a desire to make a lasting impact in the beer industry. The scholarship will be … Continue reading

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Vegan Women Summit™ Launches World’s First Female Founder Summit

VWS Pathfinder will feature a global summit and pitch competition on Dec. 5 Vegan Women Summit™, a media and events organization dedicated to inspiring, educating, and empowering rising female-identifying leaders to bring compassion to their career and industry, will continue … Continue reading

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SoCalGas Launches Restaurant Recovery Program Donating $75,000 to Black-Owned Restaurants in Los Angeles County & Inland Empire

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the launch of the company’s Restaurant Recovery Program, which aims to assist Black-owned restaurants in both Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will be administered … Continue reading

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DISCOVER Commits $5 Million to Support Black-Owned Restaurants

Discover announced today a $5 million commitment to Black-owned restaurants. From now through Oct. 31, 2020, anyone can go to Discover’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to nominate their favorite Black-owned restaurant, and 200 nominees will be randomly selected to … Continue reading

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