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Stephen Curry Explains Why He Invested In Literati, A Platform That Aims To Connect People Through Reading

Stephen Curry is becoming legendary on and off the court right before our eyes. The seven-time All-Star has secured three championship rings and is arguably one of the greatest shooters of all time. Despite Curry’s evident greatness, his story only brightens off the court. As AfroTech previously revealed , the All-Star partnered with NinetyToZero to find solutions to combat the racial wealth gap in America. In addition, his philanthropic ventures have helped provide 17 million meals to children through Eat.Learn.Play, a foundation created with his wife and Food Network host Ayesha Curry. Plus, Curry’s business ventures also spur more initiatives to better communities. For instance, he reportedly created S30 alongside former basketball teammate Bryant Barr to support startups disrupting the industry standards and creating new solutions to solve world issues. As an outspoken leader, Curry does not shy away from using his platform to shed light on social justice issues. In a recent...

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 27, 2021

Wine Empire McBride Sisters Collection Partners With Simon & Schuster to Launch Book Club

Black-owned wine company McBride Sisters Collection is teaming up with Simon & Schuster to launch the Black Girl Magic Wine & Book Club. This new partnership comes as the uptick in virtual book clubs and e-reading continues through the pandemic. More reading groups have moved to Zoom and social media outlets to share thoughts on their favorite reads in the past year, and these communities are flourishing with full online experiences, the Guardian reported. This new book club from McBride Sisters and Simon & Schuster specifically wants to attract Black women readers who like to enjoy a little wine with their books. “We are always looking for new ways to elevate the wine experience for our customers,” Robin McBride said in a statement. “And curling up with a great book and a delicious glass of wine sounds like the perfect way to spend a Saturday.” Book club members will receive a monthly book and two wines from the McBride Sisters for the price of $89. Simon & Schuster is a leading...

Michelai Graham

Feb 16, 2021

'RHOA' Star and Tech Entrepreneur Tanya Sam Launches Cyber Book Club

Tech entrepreneur Tanya Sam made quite an impression when she made her debut on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” season 11 as Nene Leakes’ friend. The Toronto native’s presence was instantly a sweet relief amid the hit show’s constant shade-throwing and alpha personalities. Thus, Sam is quickly becoming a favorite among viewers. Now, the savvy businesswoman is offering her faithful fans a little more face time with “It’s Tanya Time Cyber Book Club.” On Thursday (March 26), Sam announced the online reading group for “Book nerds and bored people,” via Instagram. The material, “Such a Fun Age” by Kiley Reid, will be discussed weekly. If you’re behind, don’t trip. The TV personality advises you to “plan to catch up to us next week.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tanya Sam (@itstanyatime) Rules of book club engagement include “No Mean People” and “No Negative Comments.” Plus, she intends to go live with fans who join the discussion. While many wonder when Sam will get an...

Niki McGloster

Mar 30, 2020