Judith Jamison: Dance Theater

Ed chats with the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Women of Power

A look at issues facing today’s Black woman with panelists Paula Madison, President and General…

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Michael Eric Dyson on Race Relations

Professor and Author Michael Eric Dyson, discussing the state of race relations in America.

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The “N” Word

A discussion on the “n” word and its social implications in American culture with panelists…

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Shift of Power on Capitol Hill

A discussion on Black leadership in politics with panelists Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Member,…

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Charles Rangel First African American Chairman

Rep. Charles Rangel describes being the first African American chairman of the powerful House Ways…

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Talk with Conscious Rapper Common

Conscious Rapper Common talks about his career and opinion of Hip Hop and Rap today.

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Success Products

I would like to place training and leadership quotes on motivational products sold…

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Let The Inventor Beware

Your million -- dollar idea is vulnerable to deceptive invention promoters. We'll show you how to avoid the scams.

Calvin Flowers relates to parents who struggle to keep their teenagers from running up…

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House for Sale

The housing market has slowed, but you don't have to wait to sell. Here's what you can do to ensure your property is snapped up!

When Otis Darrell recently retired from the U.S. Postal Service, he knew exactly what…

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Suits, Jobs, and Training

Joi Gordon is grooming thousands of women for career success

Like most professional women, Zoe Sheppard, a counselor with PHOENIX House Foundation, a national…

By Karen Chambers

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Balancing Act

How busy executives make their lives work

According to a 2005 survey by the U.S. Depart — ment of Labor Bureau…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Making the Connection

Mentors, sponsors, and a network you can count on

While working at Warner — Lambert Co. (now Pfizer Inc.) from 1995 to 2002,…

By Wendy Harris

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How to Play the Game

It takes comprehensive strategies, work -- life balance, and a powerful network for women to win in the corporate arena

The myth of the superwoman is alive and well and, as much as…

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For the Executive in Training

These leadership and career advancement programs are among the best in class

In today’s global economy, where competitive advantage reigns, successful firms rely heavily on the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Music Pirates Going Overboard!

Artists Fight Back To Protect Their Livelihoods

Rapper Talib Kweli worked on his CD The Beautiful Struggle for more than eight…

By Chandra M. Hayslett

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Getting Started

Armed with a college degree and a new job, Jeff wilson seeks some smart moves to build lasting wealth

Jeff Wilson II wants to be a millionaire in 10 years. “I’ll be surprised…

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Brothers Who Mean Business

Twins De'On and De'Juan Collins view entrepreneurial pursuits as key to building wealth

De’Juan and De’On Collins are amazed at the money you can make when you…

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Design Management

Robin Wilson keeps your renovations on schedule and within budget

For renovation and home — design projects, Robin Wilson prefers to be involved in…

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Precious Platinum

Double Takes

Oscar Heyman & Bros. brings sparkle to your countenance with doubly paired radiant…

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Off The Wall

Keith Collins' larger -- than -- life designs

When Keith Collins told his family that he was going to make carpets…

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I have a store credit card that I’ve had for at least two…

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Shopping On A Dime

Kathryn Finney gives hints on how to be in style under budget

Someone who effortlessly combines personal style with financial savvy — that’s the definition…

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Planning a Home Improvement Project

The right way to work with contractors

Your house is 50 years old. It creaks a bit, and the insulation is…

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Too much of a good thing?

A different dose of self -- help

Do self — improvement books really help to improve our lives? Not at…

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An Apple A Day

Educator teaches adults and youth to ward against obesity year -- round

As a young girl growing up in Vaughan, Mississippi, Yvonne Sanders — Butler loved…

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A Job Prescription

I am 34 years old and have two years before I obtain my…

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Cues We Miss

How black women can improve their opportunities in the workplace

Early in her career at a law firm, Robbie Narcisse was invited to a…

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Writing the book on opportunity

Publisher of black -- oriented imprint takes a fearless approach to pursuing goals

Name: Linda Gill
Title: General Manager of Kimani Press, the African American imprint of…

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The Buzz About Hd Radio

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about HD radio. What is it? Is…

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The Future Belongs to the Unwired

Ultra -- Wideband technology will lead the next wireless revolution

Whether it’s a cell phone that can download MP3 music files or a…

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PDAs That Get Around

No cell phones, but these pocket PCs have what a traveler needs

With a variety of global positioning systems available for automobiles, mapping out driving…

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Risking It All

William Teel snags a $1.4 billion government contract, the largest ever awarded to a small business

When the Department of Energy decided to offload its entire IT infrastructure to a…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Self — Serving Opportunity

I am making preparations to go into the vending machine business. Can you…

By James C. Johnson

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Getting Paid to Speak

Learn the techniques that professionals rely on to earn money as a public speaker

Whatever your area of expertise, whatever techniques you’ve used to develop your successful…

By William J. Lynott

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United States Postal Service

Entrepreneur expands business to include the post office

When Denise Christopher launched CKB Enterprises in 1998, she relied on the local post…

By Glenn Townes

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A Matter Of Perception

TCL Financial overcomes prejudice to gain new clients

It started off in 2003 as a modest, home — based business in Jackson,…

By Robert Janis

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Picking a 529 College Savings Plan

I want to begin saving for my daughter’s college education and I need…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Solo 401(k)

Planning for retirement? Another option for the self -- employed

Most entrepreneurs are concerned not only with growing their business but with effectively funding…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Trainer Needed Financial Training

Cassandra Mack learned to look beyond today for a solvent tomorrow

Social worker, entrepreneur, author, public speaker — Cassandra Mack was a lot of things,…

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High Hopes

Ralph Mitchell's picks have growth potential

Expectations about consumer spending on new, bigger, and better homes fell short, impacting…

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Slow and Steady

Alfred Jackson favors companies with slow but positive growth

It’s been said that abundance is, in large part, an attitude. For Alfred…

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The Major Leagues

Have front -- office positions opened up for blacks?

For the last 30 years, professional sports have been dominated by African American…

By Alexis McCombs

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A Memorial Fit for King

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a memorial in the nation’s capital…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Harding Brews Success At Anheuser — Busch

Michael S. Harding will be brewing a new formula for revenue and market…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Power Shift

Will African Americans benefit from the Democratic takeover of Congress?

The excitement Democrats felt after winning back the majority in both the House and…

By Joyce Jones

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Nationwide Attack On Affirmative Action

Michigan loss leaves proponents retooling their strategy for future battles

Michigan voters’ support of a controversial ballot issue against affirmative action in areas such…

By Madison J. Gray

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BackTalk With Sheryl Lee Ralph

From award — winning actress to altruistic activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph continues to be…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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If You Want A Mentor, Be A Mentor

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times. Sometimes it comes…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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