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Fawn Weaver, CEO and Master Distiller of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey posing while leaning on a bar and pouring a glass of whiskey

“Meet The Woman Behind The Whiskey Brand Honoring The Slave Who Helped Jack Daniels”

“Uncle Nearest, as he was known, is the first African-American master distiller on record in the United States. He also helped perfect the Lincoln County Process, a requirement in being categorized as Tennessee Whiskey, making him the godfather of Tennessee Whiskey. Now, entrepreneur and author Fawn Weaver, is ensuring that Uncle Nearest’s legacy never dies.”

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Illustration of group of children surrounded by multi colored lines formed into a sunbeam type shapeARTWORK: Rico Gatson, “Watts Kids,” 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York.

BLACK LEADERSHIP SELF-AFFIRMATIONS: Success Comes from Affirming Your Potential

via Harvard Business Review


Photograph of the Ebony Test Kitchen Photo credit: Lee Bey Architectural Photography

Ebony Test Kitchen to Be at the Center of Food and Drink Museum Exhibit: The iconic kitchen where recipes that appeared in EBONY magazine were tested for decades will anchor the upcoming exhibition. Read more

Cartoon of character depicted behind jail bars against purple background


Keyword block lists still cause headaches for publishers Read more