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Ludacris Donates $10K To Daddy-Daughter Duo Behind App Connecting Incarcerated Parents To Their Kids

When a family member becomes incarcerated, there becomes a disconnect, especially when that person’s a mother or father. Thankfully, as AfroTech previously reported, Jay’Aina “Jay Jay” Patton and her father Antoine, an ex-prisoner, developed Photo Patch, a program and mobile app that connects imprisoned parents to their children. Due to their personal experience with the unjust and oppressive prison system, Jay Jay and Antoine are now changing the way that children can communicate with their loved ones who are currently incarcerated. On a recent appearance on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the founders gave more insight on the company’s mission, which is also to help more girls of color get into tech. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ellen DeGeneres (@theellenshow) “Right now, I’m on a mission to help 10,000 girls of color get into the world of tech and start their career path,” shared Jay Jay. “Just for me, there’s not much representation of people who look like me in the...

Shanique Yates

Oct 14, 2021

TikTok Star Tabitha Brown Lands Her Own Show on Ellen Digital Network

Viral vegan TikTok star and lifestyle host Tabitha Brown’s career has been soaring ever since she inked her management deal with CAA . Now she’s adding another achievement to her resume as she has snagged her own show on the Ellen Digital Network — a digital media platform run by Ellen Digital Ventures — TheGrio reports . View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tabitha Brown (@iamtabithabrown) According to Veg News , Brown’s web show called “All Love” — which is set for release during EDN’s 2020 programming schedule — will feature the vegan star’s advice on all things involving cooking, parenting, and self-care. Brown rose to success this year with her many viral TikTok videos racking in over two million followers on the visual platform. She’s also become a brand ambassador for Whole Foods Market, TheGrio reports . Her new representation with CAA has put her in a position to expand her platform and indulge in some amazing opportunities. “I’ve specifically prayed for this day...

Njera Perkins

Jun 29, 2020