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Angela Yee Reflects On How The Late Michael K. Williams Left An Impact On Her And Others — 'That's Why I Do The Juice Bar'

One commonality among the greats is their ability to shape a more promising tomorrow for upcoming generations. In February 2024, 18 Black leaders were recognized by Time magazine in its inaugural list of ‘The Closers,’ which amplifies change-makers who are working to dismantle the racial wealth gap. Among those were Angelica Ross; Aurora James; Arian Simone and Ayana Parsons of Fearless Fund; and Issa Rae, who recently revealed she has secured investors to build out a studio that will provide opportunities for creators. During Time’s Impact Dinner : The Closers! held in Midtown Manhattan, NY, on Feb. 22, Rae reflected on her recognition and her impact over the years. She shared she has come a long way since her early days on YouTube through her web series “Awkward Black Girl.” She is the founder of independent media production company Hoorae Media, became the producer of two former shows for HBO (“Insecure” and “Rap Sh!t”), and dove into the spirits industry through the launch of...

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 27, 2024

Angela Yee Buys 30-Unit Building In Midtown Detroit To House Formerly Incarcerated Women

When considering a more equitable future, remember Black women.

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 11, 2023

Angela Yee Recalls Outsiders Calling Her 'Crazy' After Declining A Lowball Offer From Hot 97

For 12 years, Angela Yee was known as one of the faces of iHeartMedia’s The Breakfast Club. However, in August 2022, the radio veteran announced her departure from the popular radio show, CNN reported. After years in the making, Yee said farewell to launch her radio show, Way Up with Angela Yee.

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 14, 2023

As A Serial Entrepreneur, Here's How Angela Yee Is Putting The Culture & Community First

Not only is media personality Angela Yee making moves on the airwaves, but she is building an empire, one business at a time. When she isn’t being a voice for the culture, whether it’s on the nationally syndicated show “The Breakfast Club” or through her own podcast, “Lip Service,” Angela is driving change in the community. From Juices for Life to Coffee Uplifts People (CUP), as an entrepreneur, Angela is intentional, which is why she is on a mission for each business to serve a greater cause. Through her businesses, the community has access to nutrition, financial literacy and more. Angela Yee stopped by AfroTech to dish on her journey to entrepreneurship, how the culture and community always come first, and more!

Shanique Yates

Oct 6, 2021

Sean 'Diddy' Combs And CÎROC Announce Campaign Committed To Highlighting Black Businesses Year-Round

CÎROC is committed to Black businesses 365 days a year! As Black Business Month comes to an end, Diddy’s premium Vodka brand is doubling down on its commitment to Black businesses all year long! On Aug. 31, CÎROC launched its latest initiative which aims to support Black excellence and achievement.

Shanique Yates

Aug 31, 2021