Tyra Banks & Kevin Hart Get Ready for Black Entrepreneurship Event | World news us
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tyra Banks, Kevin Hart and Shaquille O’Neal are among the celebrities taking part in a live-air special designed to boost black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship.
TV’s “Shark Tank” by Daymond John will host “Black Entrepreneurs Day” at the Apollo Theater in New York on October 14 (7 p.m. EDT). It will be available on John’s Facebook page and on Facebook channels.
The goal is “to learn how to persevere in business through insightful conversations and stories that celebrate our successes while facing our failures,” John, founder of clothing company FUBU, said in a statement.
Other participants include Michael Strahan, Marcus Samuelsson, Rev Run, Janice Bryant Howroyd and Khalid, which is due to perform.
Black entrepreneurs and small business owners nationwide can claim a share of the more than $ 200,000 donated by corporate sponsors of the event.
The application window for approximately eight NAACP-administered grants is open until September 28 on BlackEntrepreneursDay.com, with recipients to be announced at the event.
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