Author Archives: GFDI Team


About GFDI Team

Team of talented writers who have a passion for sharing, connecting and preserving the history and culture of the African diaspora.

Mendocino’s Little River Inn offers ‘Thank You’ discount to Frontline Workers from Jan 1 – Mar 31

Little River Inn is so very grateful for the hard work being done by frontline workers in the health care community – the first responders, the EMTs, the nurses, the doctors – to keep us all safe. It is with … Continue reading

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GENYOUth Announces Ticket Sales For First-Ever Taste Of The NFL @Home

Annual culinary event celebrates 30th anniversary with new format and new ways to engage with top chef and NFL stars PepsiCo and GENYOUth partner Albertsons Companies will help raise funds to tackle food insecurity and feed our nation’s youth GENYOUth, … Continue reading

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Two Black Former College Roommates Close Historic Deal On $8.3 Million Hotel

When Davonne Reaves and Jessica Myers met as college students in the early 2000s, they never imagined they’d one day become business partners. Owning a hotel? Well, that was not even on the radar for the hospitality and journalism majors, … Continue reading

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KIND Introduces Commitments to Support Racial Equality

Through Partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, KIND Supports Continued Work to Address Racial Inequities This past year has been marked with pain: a global pandemic, an intense and divisive political climate, and alarming incidences of racial injustices coming … Continue reading

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12-Year Old Chef Lands Deal to Launch On-Demand Cooking Classes For Kids

Kid chef and 12-year old entrepreneur Julian Frederick is teaching other children how to build their culinary skills and empowering them to be leaders in the kitchen and beyond. His company, The Step Stool Chef, which is dedicated to building kids’ … Continue reading

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