For(bes) the Culture reports: Slutty Vegan valued at $100M

Raquel Harris from For(bes) the Culture reports that Aisha “Pinky” Cole’s business, Slutty Vegan is worth $100 Million. “In a For(bes) The Culture exclusive, Cole says she has raised $25 million through a Series A funding round that values her four-year-old brand at $100 million. Cole plans to use the money to open 10 Slutty Vegan locations by the end of this year and another 10 in 2023. She’s also planning to hire a chief operating officer and chief marketing officer to help manage growth.” We’ve watched Cole open store…

Sundiata is coming home

Sundiata Acoli, now 85, is home after 49 years in prison for murdering a New Jersey trooper. Many reported that he went before the state parole board four times to no avial. Sundiata received a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years and became eligible for release in 1993 because of good behavior. Since then, he has awaited this moment. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) and the law enforcement community opposed the release of Acoli. Many have continued to point to “inconsistencies” in…

Jakobe’s family wants justice

Jakobe was assaulted and sent to the ICU with traumatic injuries. Jakobe’s parents approached us as asked that we share this petition with you because they are still fighting for answers and an arrest in their son’s case. This is the petition. The petition says that Jakobe was being harassed online by a person he had never met.   Jakobe’s family describes him as a gentle, fun-loving, young man. They wrote that “slurs and character assassination that were hurled upon Jakobe” and that was just the beginning. He was torn…

Superintendent facing termination in Mississippi

UPDATE (05/29/2022): Dr. Ezi says that the President of the MS Black Caucus called her and she says they held a board meeting about this story. She tells Black with No Chaser that they voted unanimously to publicly support her. They are bringing in members of the national caucus as well. However, the support also comes with a fair share of people who say that this isn’t worth the attention. Laura Valentine Townsend posted to facebook that she doesn’t understand why Dr. Ezi would take bad about the Stringer community.…