Scholarship to Cook BBQ? BBQ Championship for Students Teaches Invaluable Skills

World Junior Barbecue League Offering Scholarships to Compete in $20,000 Championship Competition

The World Junior Barbecue League, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage kids who are 14-18 years old in barbecue competitions to teach them invaluable life skills such as leadership, teamwork, strategic planning, organizational skills, time management, work ethic, emotional focus within a competitive environment, and culinary skills while participating in a wholesome and fun competition, is offering scholarships to competitors who may not have the means to pay for equipment, tools, or other fees associated with competing in the inaugural World Junior Barbecue League Championship, November 6, 2021 at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tennessee.

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HBO Max Announces Love Life Date Night In Celebration of Max Original “Love Life” Season Two

The four-day series of romantic evenings in partnership with dating app BLK and Black Restaurant Week will take place at eight Black-owned restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, Detroit and Atlanta

From October 26th – 29th, HBO Max’s “Love Life” in partnership with dating app BLK and events platform Black Restaurant Week, will host theLove Life Date Night – a series of activations in four major cities across the nation in celebration of the season 2 premiere of hit original series, “Love Life”. Fans will have the opportunity to treat their date to a romantic evening at eight Black-owned restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, and Atlanta.

Restaurant partners include BLVD Bistro and Negril BK in New York; Alta Adams and Post and Beam in Los Angeles; Central Kitchen + BarIvy Kitchen + Cocktails, and Good Times On The Ave in Detroit; and Negril ATL in Atlanta.

Premiering with three episodes on Thursday, October 28th, season two focuses on Marcus Watkins (Emmy® nominee and executive producer William Jackson Harper). After his marriage unexpectedly implodes, Marcus is forced to rebuild his life brick by brick, hoping to find a love that will last, once and for all. In addition to Harper, season two also stars Jessica Williams, Punkie Johnson, and Chris “Comedian CP” Powell.

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Megan Thee Stallion & Popeyes® Team Up for Product Creation and Fashion Drop Collaboration to Disrupt the Fast Food Industry

This Isn’t Your Average Collab: The Two Pop Culture Icons Unveil a New Sauce That Will Heat Up the Famous Chicken Sandwich – Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce and Drop Co-Branded Merch.

Y’All – Popeyes® made a hot sauce with Megan Thee Stallion and didn’t stop there. Popeyes announces a HOT collaboration with Grammy Award-winning musician, entrepreneur, and now Popeyes U.S. Franchise Owner, Megan Thee Stallion, as they introduce a new sauce, Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce, and co-branded merchandise, as part of a limited-edition collection.

Beginning October 19th, Hottie Sauce will be spicing up the iconic Chicken Sandwich and the brand’s new Nuggets in Canada and in 14 countries around the globe. This marks the first time Popeyes will release a new variation of its iconic Popeyes Chicken Sandwich. Popeyes x Megan Thee Stallion merch will feature three exclusive releases, with the first collection, Thee Heat, dropping at 12 PM EST on October 19th at to celebrate Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce hitting stores. The Hot Girl Summer Icon didn’t stop there, she now has a new alter ego: Popeyes U.S. Franchise Owner, as Popeyes has approved Megan to become a Popeyes restaurant owner.

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Pringles® Partners With Movember To Encourage Open Conversations Around Mental Health

The brand’s iconic mascot, Mr. P, shaves his moustache for the cause and encourages fans to join the movement

For the second year in a row, Pringles® is joining leading men’s health charity Movember to drive more open conversations around men’s mental health by expanding support in the U.S. According to a poll by researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), nearly one in 10 men reported experiencing some form of depression or anxiety, but fewer than half sought treatment. 

Thanks to fans who purchased Pringles at Kroger earlier this fall, the brand donated $150,000 to the Movember cause and will continue to drive awareness with the help of their beloved mascot, Mr. P. This month, Mr. P is shaving his iconic moustache, calling men everywhere to join him to kickstart conversation. Whether or not fans have facial hair to shave, they can join the cause by grabbing a can of Pringles, gathering their friends and encouraging open discussion about mental health.

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Pepsi and ESSENCE Announce Return of “She Got Now” Internship Program to Provide Pivotal Career and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for HBCU Women

Multi-campus recruitment tour featuring DJ Envy to honor homecoming traditions at Hampton and Howard Universities along with the highly anticipated Florida Classic in Orlando to drive applicants to its career empowerment program

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) and ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities, announced the return of “She Got Now” – a multi-tiered program that celebrates, supports and honors young Black women attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country. The collaboration once again brings together two brands with shared goals to support HBCU students on their journey to success via career opportunities and shine a spotlight on the remarkable culture of HBCUs.

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