African American Interest Groups

A discussion examines the relevancy of civil rights organizations in the 21st Century with panelists…

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Steve Harvey and The African American Community

Comedian and Nationally Syndicated Radio host Steve Harvey has made his mark in entertainment. Now…

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Black Men in Crisis

A discussion on the decline of the black male from rising incarceration rates to declining…

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Derek Luke & Patrick Chamusso the Men Behind “Catch a Fire”

Actors from “Catch a Fire”, Patrick Chamusso and Derek Luke, talk about making of the…

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Spike Lee speaks on African Americans in the Media

Spike Lee has become one of Hollywood’s most provocative film directors. His latest work, a…

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African Americans In Media

A discussion answers the question: Are African Americans fading to black in the world of…

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Black Leadership: Athletes

A discussion examines the obligation African American athletes have as role models in the…

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Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson on Black Leadership

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson talks about black leadership and a wave of younger people…

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It’s A New Game

Killerspin pushes table tennis to extreme heights

He may have put the cart before the horse when creating his business…

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Finding Your Own Way

I spent five years in the U.S. Navy and finished my obligation last…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Taming Your Inner Critic

Learn to overcome self-doubt and insecurity

Whenever Paula Bruner, 45, is presented with an opportunity for career advancement, she…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Power Of Purpose

Strategies for discovering your path

Unita Blackwell found her life’s purpose during a protestagainst disenfranchisement in the segregated South…

By Michelle J. Nealy

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Tough Sell

I’m a sales professional who has spent most of my career in telecom…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Point of no return! Or is it?

What to consider before taking a counteroffer

After several years of working at a Chicago-area manufacturing company, Dee Thomas’ purchasing…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Cashing In Before You Join

Negotiating a signing bonus

In 2000, Jennell Jones, currently a managing director in human resources at a commercial…

By Chauntelle Folds

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A Gambling Man

Career transitions that put a Vegas hotshot on top

Title: President and chief operating officer of MGM Mirage’s New York-New York Hotel…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Cell Tower Potential

I own a number of properties in New York City. A friend suggested…

By James C. Johnson

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No More Cold Calling

A complete system that will help any sales professional make the shift to referral selling

There’s nothing like picking up the handset of a ringing telephone, only to be…

By Anthony Calypso

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Practicing Strategic Compassion

A year after Katrina, the Gulf Coast is still rebuilding. Here's how to make sure your charitable giving is effective.

Cherrelle Robinson feared the worst. Last August, the Los Angeles resident worried that her…

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Barons of the Big Deal

William M. Lewis Jr. and Raymond J. McGuire reached the upper echelons of the financial world. Now they're ushering a new generation of African Americans into the financial markets.

Raymond J. McGuire maintains his cool despite the billions of dollars on the table.…

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75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street

Whether they're in investment banking, sales and trading, asset management, or private equity, these power players move the financial markets

They’re Wall Street’s billion-dollar players. Some raise capital to build or improve schools, hospitals,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Get Hired Now!

A 28-day program for landing the job you want

The number of unemployed people in July 2006 reached 7.2 million, and blacks made…

By C.J. Hayden

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Insuring Your Wealth

The right insurance policy can help you build and protect your assets

Denelle Waynick, a corporate attorney for Schering Plough Corp. in Kenilworth, New Jersey, used…

By Rosland B. Gammon

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Course Correction

With fears of an economic about-face, how can you keep your fund portfolio on the right track?

The first six months of 2006 offered little encouragement for mutual fund investors. Stock…

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Getting Their Financial House In Order

Despite a healthy household income, the quinzy family is laden with debt

Danny and Shante Quinzy have learned the hard way to separate their wants from…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Life Happens. Now What?

Nolo's primer offers everyday legal advice

How many times have you heard someone utter the words “If I knew…

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Emergency Room Blues

What you need to know before you visit the hospital

Each year, millions of Americans undergo the sometimes frightening and traumatic experience of visiting…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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Legal Aid

Sample legal documents can lower your attorney fees

Maybe you recently hired a contractor and need to prepare a contract. Or…

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Scams to Watch

The Internet is full of ways to dupe people out of their money

Online scams have been around since the Internet’s creation. But as the information superhighway…

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Opting Out Of Credit Cards

My 20-year-old daughter receives three to five unsolicited credit card offers daily. We…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Black Student-Athletes Graduating At Higher Rates

Study shows sharp increase in recent years

More African American student-athletes are graduating from college, and they are graduating at…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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A Sip In Time

The art of beginning a wine collection

Whether as a hobby, an investment, or because of a great appreciation for the…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Good for Business

Houston is a hot spot for economic growth

A multibillion-dollar oil industry and fast-growing sectors such as biotechnology and healthcare are…

By Jeanette Valentine

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Small Number Nets Big Return

Nurses group monitors companies' health to make sound investments

Small numbers can be misleading. Although only three members strong, the Mutual Fun Investment…

By Vikki Conwell

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Resignations Signal Discord In Katrina Fund

Former panel co-chairs claim money was disbursed without their knowledge

Nearly a year after President George W. Bush asked Bishop T. D. Jakes and…

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Genocide Not Enough To Send In Troops?

Observers question Bush's military deployment to oil-rich Africa

Many observers are starting to question what seems to be the Bush administration’s contrasting…

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Piedmont Advisors Reaches $1 Billion In Assets

Company philosophy stresses diversification and trustworthiness

Durham, North Carolina-based PiedMONT INVEST- ment Advisors L.L.C. recently hit a milestone. The company…

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Building On A Legacy Of Excellence

Wall Street dealmakers have always been the superstars, the elite of American business. The…

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Seeking A Golden Retirement

Using shrewd, disciplined investing, the Smiths prepare themselves for life after work

The birth of their first child in 1984 prompted Johnny and Karen Smith to embark…

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BLU-RAY or HD-DVD?

A format battle rages for supremacy over the new generation of high-definition DVD players

Now that the market for high-definition televisions is heating up, the electronics industry…

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How to Find the Right Accountant

Seven ways to avoid making a costly choice

Picking an accountant for your business may not be as important as choosing…

By William J. Lynott

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Tech Upgrades

We choose the attractive new devices you'll want for work and play

With a growing list of chic, high-performance tech gadgets to choose from, isn’t…

By Stephanie Young

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Commissioner Positions Not A Black And White Issue

Diversity coming slowly to major league sports but will likely stop short of the top job

The title of commissioner of any major league sport is a highly coveted post.…

By Eric Butterman

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King Papers Find Fitting Home

“These papers represent a large part of Atlanta’s cultural legacy,” says Franklin. “Keeping…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Sobran Partners With U.S. Navy

SoBran Inc., in partnership with Lockheed Martin, recently signed a three-year $44 million…

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Trading Spaces

The 1031 Exchange is a handy tool for building a real estate portfolio

Swapping homes is not just a good idea for a makeover reality show.…

By Rene Brinkley

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Urban Revitalization Projects Bring Economic Challenges

Will local communities be left out of development efforts?

As million-dollar urban revitalization projects take place in cities across the country, African…

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Former Apprentice Candidate Launches Jewelry Line

Stacie J, star of the second season of NBC’s The Apprentice, has launched a jewelry…

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Z-Tech Lands Contract With CMS

Rockville, Maryland-based Z-Tech Corp. (No. 90 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list with…

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With Harold Ford Jr.

Assuming you win, you will be one of a minute number of African Americans…

By Kenneth Meeks

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Your Next Stop

Travelers jump on HopStop.com before navigating city transit systems

When Chinedu Echeruo first moved to New York City in 1995, his unfamiliarity with…

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Home Work

I have a full-time job and would love to start a resumé-writing business…

By James C. Johnson

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Good Credit 101

What every college student needs to know about credit cards

Shaz Jumaralli was only four months into her sophomore year of college, but…

By Lois Barrett

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It’s A New Game

Killerspin pushes table tennis to extreme heights

He may have put the cart before the horse when creating his business…

By Bridget McCrea

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

My husband and I are in our early 50s and we want to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Makes Scents

Imagine being able to smell everything from fresh flowers to steaming baked bread right from your computer

As soon as the holiday shopping season begins, so does the ritual of buying…

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Anthony Epps Diversified And Won

In an oil crisis, here's a portfolio that rescued investors

Stick with the staples and Wall Street will always be on your side…

By Rhonda Reynolds

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Contrarian Investor

William Thomason bargain hunts for undervalued stocks

William Thomason is always on the hunt for fundamentally sound stocks with a positive…

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