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.

Ezell’s Famous Chicken Co-Founders Launch Inaugural Rudd’s R.U.B.B Initiative Black Business Leadership Conference

Attendees will be connected to sustainable education, tangible resources, and networking opportunities with full scholarships available for the first 50 registrants that need assistance In 2021, Ezell’s Famous Chicken Co-Founders Lewis and Darnell Rudd, along with their sister Faye Stephens, … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Announces New Community Scholarship Program

Chick-fil-A expands its commitment to education by honoring 12 community service-minded students Chick-fil-A, Inc. opened applications for its newest education initiative, Chick-fil-A™ Community Scholars. This new scholarship program will award 12 scholarships of $25,000 annually to community service-minded leaders, helping them pursue their … Continue reading

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George Brown College and LCBO Advance Equitable Representation in the Beverage Alcohol Industry

Partnership aims to identify and remove systemic barriers for diverse women through access to education George Brown College and the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) have signed an agreement to create more opportunities for diverse women to enter, advance and thrive in … Continue reading

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PATRÓN® Tequila Makes Its First Foray into the Metaverse with “Summer Made Sensational: A PATRÓN Pop-Up Series”

An Immersive Cocktail Quest in Decentraland this August that Allows Fans a Chance to Win a Vibrant Escape to Punta Mita PATRÓN® Tequila, the world’s number one super-premium tequila*, is entering the metaverse this summer for the first time with … Continue reading

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Incentivio and EatOkra Partner to Enhance the Digital Guest Experience for Black-Owned Restaurants

Incentivio, the all-in-one digital guest engagement platform, and EatOkra, the digital guide to Black-owned restaurants, are teaming up to provide integrated digital ordering, marketing, and loyalty to the 13,000+ black-owned restaurants and 475,000+ users already using the EatOkra App. With Incentivio, … Continue reading

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