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NAACP Teams Up with Dunkin’ Brands To Grow Black Franchises

By News One Staff

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that the civil rights group will partner with Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, to create an initiative to increase the number of Black-owned franchise businesses in the U.S.

The announcement was made at the NAACP’s 105th Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

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Ne-Yo Suing Accountant For $8 Million

By  Eurweb.com

 

Apparently, money can’t buy a good accountant.

Ne-Yo, real name Shaffer Smith, has filed a lawsuit against his one-time ”manager, confidant, trusted adviser and friend” Kevin Foster in Manhattan’s Federal Court in New York City, claiming the man swindled him out of $4.5 million.

In court documents obtained by the New York Daily News, the 31-year-old says he agreed to let the accounting company Foster was working for handle all of his ”business management and accounting needs,” ensuring he ”was financially situated as to maintain his accustomed lifestyle for the remainder of his life,” after they were first introduced in 2005.

Foster subsequently left the firm to start his own company and Ne-Yo accompanied him, as they had ”developed a personal relationship, with Smith eventually placing complete trust in Foster’s handling Smith and his companies’ finances and affairs.”

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James Brown Docs Must Be Released, Says S.C. Court

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