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Netflix Brings ‘The Harder They Fall’ Props & Costumes To Life In New Online Exhibit | Black Enterprise |
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Netflix Brings ‘The Harder They Fall’ Props & Costumes To Life In New Online Exhibit | Black Enterprise |

Netflix has created a new way for fans to connect with the groundbreaking film, The Harder They Fall, whose star-studded all-Black cast included Regina King, Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba and Delroy Lindo. The movie’s props, set pieces and wardrobe are now available as part of the streaming platform’s interactive online exhibit, On-Set A VirtuaI Artisan Experience, Variety reports. Through the individual items on display, fans are offered insight into everything it took to pull the project together, including writing, directing, production design, sound design and more. Originally intended to be a live experience, the exhibit was moved online out of precaution as the country faced another COVID surge. Once fans enter The Harder They Fall space, accessible through the Netflix Awards website,...
Meet Celebrity Menswear Designer Miguel Wilson Using His Passion to Advocate for Black Luxury Fashion | Black Enterprise |
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Meet Celebrity Menswear Designer Miguel Wilson Using His Passion to Advocate for Black Luxury Fashion | Black Enterprise |

Meet Miguel Wilson, a celebrity menswear designer and groomswear expert who has been a consistent advocate for Black luxury across all industries. For more than 20 years, Wilson has been the man behind the scenes crafting the signature tailored looks seen on the likes of Bishop TD Jakes, Pastor Jamal Bryant, filmmaker Will Packer, Lil Wayne, Akon, a few of the husbands on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and many more. Growing up in Washington D.C., Wilson was introduced to the importance of a tailored look by watching his grandfather, someone he’s modeled his style after and has even included in his runway shows. “My introduction to fashion was actually my grandfather, he always dressed so well,” Wilson told BLACK ENTERPRISE. “Throughout my career in fashion, he’s been a model for me and ...
CATCH THE SPIRIT OF THIEVERY: 25-Year-Old Spirit Airlines Employee In Jail After Allegedly Having Sticky Hands On The Job At Fort Lauderdale Airport | Black Enterprise |
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CATCH THE SPIRIT OF THIEVERY: 25-Year-Old Spirit Airlines Employee In Jail After Allegedly Having Sticky Hands On The Job At Fort Lauderdale Airport | Black Enterprise |

A 25-year-old Spirit Airlines employee was arrested after purloining passengers’ belongings from their luggage at Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport. According to the arrest report, Cush Karlson Joseph Vengeto was arrested while on the job at 300 Terminal Drive in Fort Lauderdale on January 18 for catching the spirit of thievery. Broward County Deputies and Spirit Airlines began to investigate Vengeto after complaints of “thefts of personal items from the interior of luggage which belonged to customers who flew on Spirit Airlines” started to become more frequent. Read the arrest report here. The Sunrise man is charged with third-degree felony theft of more than $750 and less than $5,000. Vengeto was released from Broward County Jail after his $1,000 bond was paid by Hailey J...
Unbothered: Naomi Osaka Vows To Delete Social Media To Avoid Trolls After Losing Australian Open | Black Enterprise |
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Unbothered: Naomi Osaka Vows To Delete Social Media To Avoid Trolls After Losing Australian Open | Black Enterprise |

After being eliminated from the first Grand Slam of the 2022 tennis season, Naomi Osaka told reporters that, while not devastated by the loss, she would be taking a break from social media to avoid the blowback. Osaka made headlines for bowing out of the Melbourne Summer Set 1 after winning her semi-finals match earlier this month. Her tweet announcing her withdrawal was met by criticism from tennis fans who called her weak and implied that she’s only interested in winning grand slams, not the smaller tournaments that usually precede them. Now, following her elimination from the third round of the Australian Open on Friday, Osaka told reporters that she will be taking a break from social media, Insider reports. “The first thing that I’ll probably do when I look at my phone is delete Insta...
Racist Couple Fired And Arrested After Verbally Attacking Biracial Couple And Their 10-Year-Old | Black Enterprise |
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Racist Couple Fired And Arrested After Verbally Attacking Biracial Couple And Their 10-Year-Old | Black Enterprise |

A Long Island couple has been charged with hate crimes and child endangerment after launching an unprovoked verbal attack against a biracial couple and their 10-year-old son on a commuter train. According to WNBC, the incident occurred as Liz Edelkind, who is Afro-Latina, was heading home from a Knicks game with her husband, their son and another couple. That’s when Justin Likerman and Kristin Digesaro boarded the train with a group of friends, asking other riders if they could move to allow them to all find seating together. Upon hearing Edelkind’s accent, the couple started yelling at her, in an incident captured on cell phone cameras and shared to social media. “The couple started to verbally attack me, calling me curse words, immigrant, that I don’t pay taxes, that I have no rights in...
19-Year-Old Beauty Entrepreneur Lands A Deal With Mark Cuban | Black Enterprise |
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19-Year-Old Beauty Entrepreneur Lands A Deal With Mark Cuban | Black Enterprise |

On Friday, Tania Speaks, a 19-year-old entrepreneur, stood before the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank, a reality show allowing business owners to pitch potential investors. Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, are usually the most rigid investors to impress on the show. However, Speaks did so with incredible ease to the point she had O’Leary captivated by her Black girl magic, Meaww reports. Tania Speaks presents her company to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank.(Screenshot) Speaks presented her eponymous organic beauty line, Tania Speaks Organic Skincare, requesting $400,000 for a 10% equity in her brand. The genesis of her company was sparked by bullying the young businesswoman endured by her classmates at school for her bushy eyebrows. However, she flipped the emotional ordeal into ...
Get Two High-Quality Drones For The Price Of One With This Deal | Black Enterprise |
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Get Two High-Quality Drones For The Price Of One With This Deal | Black Enterprise |

Drones can be used for a variety of interests and reasons. Journalists use them when wanting to tell a story and offer more vantage points. They’ve proven useful for photographers looking to get the perfect shot or angle. They’ve been used by farmers to monitor and assess crops. But drones aren’t only useful in professional settings, they’re also fun to fly for leisure and provide countless hours of entertainment. For a limited time, you can purchase the Alpha Z PRO 4K and a Flying Fox 4K Wide Angle Dual Camera Drones for the low price of $174.99. That’s a savings of 56% from its MSRP ($398). The Alpha Z PRO Ultra HD Dual Camera Drone comes in a sleek black finish, and it’s fitted with two cameras. The first is a 4K wide-angle camera with a 90-degree adjustment. The second camera, which h...
BET ON BLACK: The First Black Family In Texas To Own Quarter Horses Has A Winner Named Black Lives Matter | Black Enterprise |
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BET ON BLACK: The First Black Family In Texas To Own Quarter Horses Has A Winner Named Black Lives Matter | Black Enterprise |

The first Black American family to race quarter horses in Texas has added another winner to the brood.  The Hatley brothers, Ke’elronn and James, Jr., named their newly-minted four-legged champion “Black Lives Matter.” In an effort to bring consistent awareness to the plight of Black folks in America- then and now, the family put a considerable amount of thought into horse’s moniker. The clan also wanted to leave an impression on racehorse fans when they heard the name whether the horse won or not. “We named him Black Lives Matter because we knew he was special and want to bring our culture to the sport,” Keeundra Hatley Smith, Ke’elronn’s daughter, said. Ke’elronn shared a hilarious video of registering their horse on Instagram. A white registrar went through a list of applications namin...
Woman With Down Syndrome Violently Killed By Neighbor Twice Her Age Who Says They Were Dating | Black Enterprise |
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Woman With Down Syndrome Violently Killed By Neighbor Twice Her Age Who Says They Were Dating | Black Enterprise |

Police in Alexandria, Va. have charged 40-year-old David Cunningham in the gruesome death of his neighbor Melia Jones, a 23-year-old woman with down syndrome who was living on her own for the first time. According to the Washington Post, Jones’ parents found her body wrapped in blankets three days after she was killed on Dec. 4. She had been sexually assaulted and strangled and had a bag over her head when she was found. “It was an extremely brutal murder,” says Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Maana Parcham. “It was an extremely violent scene.” In addition to the indications of violence shown on the body, police officers who first arrived at the apartment reported finding signs that someone had attempted to clean the crime scene. Cunningham’s DNA was found all over the apartment and eve...
Michigan-Based TikToker Dead After Boyfriend Allegedly Strangles Him Over A Video Game | Black Enterprise |
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Michigan-Based TikToker Dead After Boyfriend Allegedly Strangles Him Over A Video Game | Black Enterprise |

A Michigan-based TikToker is dead after his boyfriend allegedly choked him to death after fighting over a video game.  Rory Teasley, 28, passed away after Docquen Watkins, 31, reportedly choked him after an altercation involving the video game “Overwatch.” Police were called to an apartment in Pontiac, Michigan (an Oakland County suburb outside of Detroit) after Watkins told officers he and Teasley physically fought. He said that the influencer was “sleeping” on the sofa. After investigators arrived, they discovered Teasley unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.  According to the news outlet, the suspect and Teasley had been together for ten years.  “We see far too often across the country these days when people resort to violence over trivial and insign...