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Dazed & Delusional: Get Real About Your Professional Strengths and Weaknesses

These five steps will lead you in the right direction

Here are four steps to truly assessing yourself for true career advancement and fulfillment.

By Jamie Harrison

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Black Hockey Player Jeered in the Czech Republic

Team was fined for their fans' racial slurs

Team was fined for their fans’ racial slurs

By Makkada B. Selah

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Slacker to Psycho: What Type of Boss Do You Have?

Find out how to cope with treacherous management personalities

Check out these four management personalities, from the slacker to the fun boss, and find…

By Jamie Harrison

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Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

By Makkada B. Selah

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Small Business Owners predicate a bounce in Holiday Sales

Small Businesses Predict an Increase in Holiday Sales

40% of small business owners predict a bounce in holiday sales

40% of small business owners predict a bounce in holiday sales

By C. Daniel Baker

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Cee-Lo Green Accused of Sexual Assault

The 'Crazy' singer says the claim is bogus

The “Crazy” singer says the claim is bogus

By Makkada B. Selah

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Macy Gray Covers Stevie Wonder With ‘Talking Book’

Singer talks about her latest project, covering Stevie Wonders' album

Singer talks about her latest project, covering Stevie Wonders’ album

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How competitive collaboration and political dvocacy makes “the City of Broad Shoulders” a model for growing black business

No single industry truly dominates the Chicago landscape. So while Detroit is rebounding alongside the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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New Hope for Mortgage Relief

Struggling homeowners are benefiting from efforts by the government and nonprofits to provide permanent loan modifications, refinancing, and other solutions

Because of the complexity of the mortgage market and the agreement, which will be executed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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UBR Spotlight: New Horizons Baking CEO Tilmon Brown

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: New Horizons Baking CEO Tilmon Brown; consultant and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Fedex supports Small Business Saturday

FedEx is Giving You $25 to Support Small Businesses

America’s small businesses are a unique & vibrant part of their local communities

America’s small businesses are a unique & vibrant part of their local communities

By C. Daniel Baker

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Delete & Unfollow: Top 8 Reasons You Aren’t Making Connections on Social Media

Don't keep up habits that could turn people all the way off

Seven key social media no-nos I see on a daily basis that could put a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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SBA Webinar Series Part II: Top Reasons for Returns and Declines of Applications

Small Business Index Shows a Decline in Employment

The October decrease in employment continues a mild decline that began in May.

The October decrease in employment continues a mild decline that began in May.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Style Suite: 5 Key Rainy Day Pieces for the Chic Working Woman

Keep your polished office look in tact---rain or shine.

Add these chic items to your wardrobe so you’ll keep your polished look in tact—rain…

By Kéla Walker

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Small Business Administration Ready to Assist Businesses Hit by Hurricane Sandy

SBA Ready to Assist Small Businesses Hit by Hurricane Sandy

Small Business Administration has loans and other assistance for small businesses hit by Hurricane Sandy.

The disaster assistance program provides low-interest emergency loans to homeowners, renters and non-farm small businesses.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Will White Supremacist Groups Spark a Race War if Obama Wins?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

By Makkada B. Selah

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School officials believe new program to make college affordable to local students will bring hope to the city's youth.

Chicago Surpasses Last Year’s Murder Count

'Chiraq' reaches 436th homicide victim this year

‘Chiraq’ reaches 436th homicide victim this year

By Makkada B. Selah

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Gabrielle Union Reveals Her Number One Beauty Secret

Her secret may surprise you.

Actress Gabrielle Union just celebrated her 40th birthday and continues to look strikingly young.

By Demetria Irwin

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Kurupt Mourns the Death of Blaque’s Natina Reed

The 32-year-old leaves behind a son

The 32-year-old leaves behind a son

By Demetria Irwin

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Women Smokers Who Quit Before 40 Extend Their Lives

Stopping before 40 greatly reduces your risk

Stopping before 40 greatly reduces your risk

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