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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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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Style Suite: Don’t Let Rain Steal Your (Fashion) Shine

Even in bad weather, you can step out refreshed and refined

Kéla Walker gives quick tips for chic office fashion even in wet, dreary weather.

By Kéla Walker

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Queen Latifah’s Talk Show to Debut Next Fall on CBS

The show will feature celebrity guests, comedy, pop culture, musical performances and more

The show will feature celebrity guests, comedy, pop culture, musical performances and more

By Demetria Irwin

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Ne-Yo Rejected Amber Rose for Video Over Bald Head?

Would you have turned down Amber?

Would you have turned down Amber?

By Black Enterprise

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108-Year-Old Woman Casts Vote for 1st Time Ever

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

By Black Enterprise

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‘MLK Was a Republican’ Billboard Sparks Outrage

Are you offended by this billboard?

Are you offended by this billboard?

By Black Enterprise

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Is Brooklyn Home to the World’s First Black Female Chess Master?

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

By Black Enterprise

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Could Hurricane Sandy Swing the Presidential Election?

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

By Black Enterprise

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Top 5 NFL Performances in Week 8

Did you have any of these players on your fantasy team?

Did you have any of these players on your fantasy team?

By Black Enterprise

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Web Series ‘Lenox Ave’ Debuts, Explores The ‘New Harlem’

The "new Harlem" looks good online.

The “new Harlem” looks good online.

By Demetria Irwin

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One Year after Superstorm Sandy, Many Small Businesses Aren't Prepared for the Next Disaster

Sandy Shuts Down Wall Street for Second Consecutive Day

The financial hub has not been closed for days in a row since 1888

Sandy continues its destruction up the Eastern Seaboard

By Ashley R. Harris

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Mayor Bloomberg invests $30 million of his money to aid young black and Latino men (Image: Thinkstock)

What Parents Can Do to Fight Cyberbullying

Tips to keeping your kids safe online

BlackEnterprise.com talked with Dr. Deborah Temkin, research and policy coordinator for bullying prevention initiatives at…

By Janel Martinez

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Consumer Spending Increased in September

Economy shows positive trend just week before presidential election

Numbers show broad economic improvement

By Ashley R. Harris

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Perfect (Professional) Match: How Searching for the Right Career is Like Dating

From the interview to the vetting, job seeking very similar to dating

Job seeking can be likened to dating, with similar principles and outcomes.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Teacher Suspended After Posting Insulting Facebook Comments

Parents are calling for her removal

Parents are calling for her removal

By Gene Demby

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Toni Braxton Accused of Fraud

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

By Gene Demby

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Black Churches in Florida Try to Keep Turnout High

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

By Gene Demby

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Evelyn Lozada to Let Restraining Order Against Chad Johnson Expire

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Three Career Boss Moves You Can Make Before, During, and After Sandy

Use this down time to get a leg up on competition

Here are there productive things you can do to enhance your career while waiting out…

By Janell Hazelwood

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One Year after Superstorm Sandy, Many Small Businesses Aren't Prepared for the Next Disaster

Top 6 Places to Track Hurricane Sandy Online

Stay updated on the storm with these online sites and tools

Take a look at several resources that will keep you abreast of the latest developments…

By Janel Martinez

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Is Prison Distorting our Picture of Black Progress?

"The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy," says Pettit

“The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy,” says Pettit

By Gene Demby

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Staying Open During a Disaster? What to Consider

Factors business owners need to consider if staying open during a disaster

Factors business owners need to consider if staying open during a disaster

By C. Daniel Baker

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LeBron James, the NBA's best player, is a champion, which is excellent news for the league's ticket sales.

Before NBA Season Opener, Ticket Sales Sizzle

Marketing, excitement drives season tickets increases

A number of factors mean robust ticket sales for the NBA.

By Darren Sands

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Is There Another Pepsi Commercial in the Works for Beyonce?

If true, this will mark the 5th commercial for the singer

If true, this will mark the 5th commercial for the singer

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Entrepreneurial Studies Increasing at HBCUs

Entrepreneurial programs are gaining traction at HBCUs across the country.

Entrepreneurial programs are gaining traction at HBCUs across the country.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Chuck Berry Honored at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum pays homage to the legendary rocker

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum pays homage to the legendary rocker

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Anti-Obama Filmmaker Sued by Business Partner for Stolen Profits

D'Sousa is accused of using profits for film toward new book project

D’Sousa is accused of using profits for film toward new book project

By Makkada B. Selah

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Will Smith Freestyles at Gabrielle Union’s Birthday Party

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

By Makkada B. Selah

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Fans at New Orleans Concert Boo After Madonna Stumps For Obama

"I don't care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama," she said.

“I don’t care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama,” she…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Gigs That Never Sleep: Even Hurricane Sandy Can’t Stop the Hustle

As a major storm looms, some of us still have to put in work

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When it comes to hurricanes or any other disasters that could hinder work, some…

By Janell Hazelwood

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One Year after Superstorm Sandy, Many Small Businesses Aren't Prepared for the Next Disaster

A Few Ways Frankenstorm Can Help, Not Hurt You

Getting ready for the storm requires that you think, plan ahead

How to take advantage of an unfortunate situation

By Ashley R. Harris

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Chris Brown, Rihanna Possibly Recording New Music Together?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

By Demetria Irwin

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Google Unveils Crisis Map for Hurricane Sandy

As “Frankenstorm” makes its way to the coast, the tech company maps out path

Tech giant Google has launched interactive maps to track the course of Hurricane Sandy. …

By Janel Martinez

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Halle Berry’s ‘Cloud Atlas’ is a Bust at the Box Office

Tyler Perry bested Halle Berry at the box office

Tyler Perry bested Halle Berry at the box office

By Demetria Irwin

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Small Business Resilient in the Face of Harsh February Weather, According to Direct Capital Lending Index

Small Businesses Keep Working Even Through Hurricane Sandy

Using technology, small businesses maintain "business as usual" mantra during Hurricane Sandy

Using technology, small businesses maintain “business as usual” mantra during Hurricane Sandy

By C. Daniel Baker

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Public Speaking Nightmare? Here’s How to Become a Hit

Use these quick tips to upgrade your skills

Get a quick brush up on upgrading your public speaking and presentation skills with these…

By Jamie Harrison

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Garcelle Beauvis Shocked That ‘Franklin & Bash’ Dumped Her

Beauvis didn't make it to season 3

Beauvis didn’t make it to season 3

By Black Enterprise

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Hurricane Sandy Preparation Tips for Small Business Owners

Planning before any natural disaster or unexpected emergency – is key to business survival.

Planning before any natural disaster or unexpected emergency – is key to business survival.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Oh, So Now it’s a Black Thing, Republicans?

Republican states that Colin Powell's endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

Republican states that Colin Powell’s endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Life is Good: Amanda Seales, Renaissance Woman and Free Spirit

What does Amanda Diva do? She creates and she lives

What does Amanda Diva do? She creates and she lives

By Demetria Irwin

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“Savvy Cupcake” Owner Sits Down to Talk Business and Fashion Line

Comfort for the sophisticated woman

Creme Magazine sits down with Savvy Cupcake owner Shaniese Grant to discuss upcoming plans for…

By Sasha King

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Five Tips to Help you Make a Genuine Connection

Get the right people in your corner with these helpful tips

These five tips from Brazen Careerist will help you make connections in your personal and…

By Sasha King

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Job Hopping, The Choice of Generation Y

Don't let the economy limit your options

Don’t be afraid to explore career options. Diversify for better job opportunities. Brazen Careerist list…

By Sasha King

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‘Basketball Wives’ Star Scores Weight-Loss Endorsement Deal

Roman will be the face of "NV Sprinkles"

Roman will be the face of “NV Sprinkles”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cissy Houston Settles Rift With Bobbi Kristina Over Will

Whitney Houston's mother will no longer contest the will

Whitney Houston’s mother will no longer contest the will

By Makkada B. Selah

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Co-Pay? No Way, Healthcare Changes Looming

Companies dropping co-payment for co-insurance

Could your industry be the next to be affected?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Former N.Y. Giant Player Lawrence Taylor Wins Case

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his 'broken life'

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his ‘broken life’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Tameka Raymond Owes Back Rent to Georgia Complex

Her landlord says she's 50k in the hole

Her landlord says she’s 50k in the hole

By Makkada B. Selah

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2 Chainz Educated Ex-Felons on Getting Back Right to Vote

2 Chainz has teamed up with Respect My Vote! to help educate disenfranchised felons on how to get back their right to vote.

2 Chainz has teamed up with Respect My Vote! to help educate disenfranchised felons on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Office Space Rental guide for small businesses

Need Office Space? Here’s What to Look for During the Search

They are many factors to consider, from hiring a real-estate broker to finding the right location and price

They are many factors to consider, from hiring a real-estate broker to finding the right…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lil Wayne OK After Seizure Scare

Tweets 'I'm Good' after double seizures

Tweets ‘I’m Good’ after double seizures

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Bring It On’ Movie Star Natina Reed Dead At 32

Driver will not be charged with murder

Driver will not be charged with murder

By Black Enterprise

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Former Colin Powell Aide Says GOP Is Party ‘Full of Racists’

He says opposition to Obama is 'due to the color of his skin'

He says opposition to Obama is ‘due to the color of his skin’

By Gene Demby

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Why Being A TV News Reporter Almost Kept Me From My Natural Hair

Do you encounter similar issues?

Do you encounter similar issues?

By Black Enterprise

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Majority of Americans Are Prejudiced Against Blacks, Study Finds

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

By Black Enterprise

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DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton Fights for Statehood

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

By Black Enterprise

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NMSDC Honors Top Regional Minority Suppliers

The 16 outstanding Asian, black, Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses represent a broad range of industries

The 16 outstanding Asian, black, Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses represent a broad range of…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Famous Celebrities Who Have Gone to an HBCU

Check out these celebrities and their alma mater.

Check out these celebrities and their alma mater.

By Sasha King

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Need Some $? Win $10k from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The 2013 "DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award" is now accepting nominations and applications.

The winner of the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award will receive…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Accessing Files: File sharing and allowing team members to access content remotely and for co-located teams during meetings is critical.  Two recommended tools are Dropbox mobile app and Google Docs.

10 Tips to Amp Up Your Dropbox User Experience

Things you didn’t know the file hosting service could do

Ten tips to enhancing your Dropbox user experience.

By Janel Martinez

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Samuel L. Jackson to Design New Line of Golf Hats

Another celebrity diversifying his income streams

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is rarely seen on a red carpet without a Kangol hat.

By Demetria Irwin

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The Style Evolution of Beyonce’s House of Dereon

Have you ever rocked clothes from Beyonce's line?

Have you ever rocked clothes from Beyonce’s line?

By Demetria Irwin

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Is Brandy Back? New Album has Received Rave Reviews

R&B diva releases sixth album to much fanfare

R&B diva releases sixth album to much fanfare

By Sasha King

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Need Quick Cash? Look Around the House for Unused, Broken Electronics

A little cleaning up around the house can help line your pockets

A little cleaning up around the house can help line your pockets

By Ashley R. Harris

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Has Bobby Brown Finally Seen the Light?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Love on Track to Become First Black Woman Republican in Congress

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

By Makkada B. Selah

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Justin Timberlake Humiliated By Wedding Video Gag

The 'Friends With Benefits' star claims he wasn't involved in video's production

The ‘Friends With Benefits’ star claims he wasn’t involved in video’s production

By Makkada B. Selah

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This Week in Politics: Obama Wins Final Debate, Endorsed by Powell

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell's endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell’s endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate…

By Ashley Calloway

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3 Hottest Food Trends Sure to Eat a Hole in Your Wallet

Tightening your budget may mean you don't have to loosen your belt

Will you be able to avoid the popular trends in favor of a fatter wallet?

By Ashley R. Harris

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‘Sparkle’ and ‘Jungle Fever” Actress Lonette McKee Prepares for New Show

The original "Sister" in "Sparkle" is still performing

The original “Sister” in “Sparkle” is still performing

By Demetria Irwin

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WATCH: Freshwire’s Shawn Amos Talks Second Screen Viewing in ‘60 Seconds of Social Media’

The chief executive explains the connection between social buzz and TV ratings

Freshwire CEO Shawn Amos explores the second screen experience and highlights Portland-based startup Chirpify in…

By Janel Martinez

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Middle of Nowhere’

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

Check out the review of this much talked about film.

By Sasha King

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Father Figure: Getting Over the Daddy Issues, and Moving On

Do you have some Daddy Issues that you need to confront?

Ebony.com freelance writer Ebonie Johnson Cooper explains how confronting her Daddy issues helped her move…

By Sasha King

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Men Will Only do What you Allow Them to Do

The advice I’ve given most: Stop worrying about us and do you.

Writer for Uptown Magazine, Slim Jackson, keeps it real with women telling them what they…

By Sasha King

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London-Based Marketing Pro Finds Success in Entrepreneurial Expansion

Founder of branding and trends companies tells how she made an exciting transition

Samantha Clarke, founder of branding and trends companies, talks making an exciting transition from career…

By Octavia Goredema

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Harlem-Based Education Group Prepares Youth for College—and Graduation

Many of us found adolescence difficult to navigate but got through it, not just with…

By Robin White Goode

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Developing “Leaders of Consequence”

I've been fascinated by leadership and winning for as long as I can remember. Coach K knows what it takes—on a world-class level.

Powerful insights on leadership and winning from Duke and Team USA Coach Mike Kryzyzewski.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Free Windows 8 Training from OfficeMax for Businesses & Users

OfficeMax Offers Free Windows 8 Training this Weekend

Do you know how to use the new software?

OfficeMax will provide demonstrations of Windows 8 for customers and businesses for all customers.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Halle Berry Takes on Many Forms in Latest Film

Multi-racial actress explores playing different races and genders in Cloud Atlas

Multi-racial actress explores playing different races and genders in Cloud Atlas

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Are you ‘Extreme Couponing’ or Just a ‘Hoarder’?

Are you spending more than you're saving with coupons?

Is extreme couponing a healthy concept?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Starting at $1,199, the Samsung Series 9 ultrabook is thin, light and has a neat backlit keyboard (Image: Samsung)

Review Roundup: Two Ultrabook Picks for Mobile Professionals

See whether a business or consumer ultrabook suits your needs

In this week’s Review Roundup, we’re taking a look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon…

By K. T. Bradford

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From Street DVDs to Reviving Battle Rap: How Tony ‘SMACK’ Mitchell Monetized Both

SMACK has been able to carve out his own niche without all the glitz and glamour associated with Hip-Hop

SMACK has been able to carve out his own niche without all the glitz and…

By Black Enterprise

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Step 1: How to Set Financial Goals You Can Achieve

Here's part one of three easy steps designed to help you reach more goals in record time

Here’s part one of three easy steps designed to help you reach more goals in…

By Patrice C. Washington

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DL Hughley Documentary Asks if Black Men are an ‘Endangered Species’

The comedian mixes humor and seriousness in tackling issues affecting inner cities.

The comedian mixes humor and seriousness in tackling issues affecting inner cities.

By Black Enterprise

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3 Early-Morning Habits of Winning Young Bosses

Consistency with routines is key to setting tone for successful day

Take a cue from three leading young bosses on how they start their day and…

By Jamie Harrison

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President Obama knows he must get both sides Congress to work together to avoid potential economic disaster

Four Years After Obama Win, Few Blacks Running For Major Office

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

By Black Enterprise

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Romney Surrogate: Powell Endorsed Obama Because He’s Black

Do you agree with Sununu's statement?

Do you agree with Sununu’s statement?

By Black Enterprise

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Do Black People Ignore Black-On-Black Violence?

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

By Black Enterprise

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T.J. Holmes Receives The Hennessy Privilege Award

T.J. Holmes is on the latest cover of Uptown Magazine

T.J. Holmes is on the latest cover of Uptown Magazine

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Stop the BS Stunt and Show: Top 5 Cliche Job Titles

Yes, there are reputative professionals wearing these shoes, but others have no receipts

Some so-called occupations have prompted a side-eye and skepticism, whether warranted or unwarranted.

By Janell Hazelwood

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PEX Prepaid Cards Focus on Small Business Customers

Prepaid isn’t just for consumers anymore

PEX Card has processed over one million transactions, and now services businesses in 50 states…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Hey Small Business Owners: Do You Have a Nest Egg?

40% of small business owners have no retirement savings

40% of small business owners have no retirement savings

By C. Daniel Baker

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Don’t Sleep On Microsoft: How the Tech Corp. Is Re-emerging As a Stronger Brand

The global tech brand is inching toward top spot

With the Windows 8 operating system on the tip of techies’ tongues, here are 3…

By Janel Martinez

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Denies he Said the N-Word On-Air

Even though it's on tape, he denies he said it.

Even though it’s on tape, he denies he said it.

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Secret Service Visits Man Who Hanged Obama Effigy By Noose

Man says it was all 'just a misunderstanding.'

Man says it was all ‘just a misunderstanding.’

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Diddy Suffers Multiple Injuries in Cali Car Wreck

Rep releases statement on Diddy's condition

Rep releases statement on Diddy’s condition

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LinkedIn Rolls Out Video Advertisements for Brands

Brands can now use videos to reach LinkedIn’s 175 million members.

The announcement of LinkedIn’s new video ads follows last week’s unveiling of its new profile…

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Rocsi Diaz Joins Entertainment Tonight

Both former 106 & Park hosts have landed new gigs

Both former 106 & Park hosts have landed new gigs

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Don't be afraid to step out of the box a bit with your work attire, whether you're the corporate chica or the start-up stylista. Consider these key pieces (with two bonuses this week) to add timeless trends to your work wardrobe. ---Kéla Walker Check out out to style these looks here.

Style Suite: 7 On-Trend Pieces to Upgrade Your Fall Look

From leather to oxblood, these hot items ensure your look is timeless

From leather to oxblood, this hot apparel keep on trend at work but can stand…

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Marlon Wayans: ‘I Really Consider Myself an Artist’

The youngest Wayans brother discusses doing standup and his upcoming projects

The youngest Wayans brother discusses doing standup and his upcoming projects

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Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Zahara to Act Alongside Mom

The Jolie-Pitt brood has the acting bug

The Jolie-Pitt brood has the acting bug

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Small Business Lending Rises in Florida

Florida banks have given $144.6 million in loans to small businesses in 2012

Banks have given $144.6 million in loans to small businesses in 2012

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WeMontage: Interior Design with Photo Wall Art

Create custom designer wallpaper sections from personal photo collections

Create custom designer wallpaper sections from personal photo collections

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WATCH: R&B Songstress Alicia Keys On Storytelling App for Kids

Singer-songwriter and producer launches “The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee”

Loosely based on her relationship with her Nana, R&B singer Alicia Keys unveils an interactive…

By Janel Martinez

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Tonya Lewis Lee Wants a Healthy You Now

Best Selling Author and former Producer discusses her mission to help women of color maintain healthy lifestyles.

Tonya Lewis Lee is on a mission to make the word a healthier place. In…

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Style Suite: 5 Fall Fashion Staples Perfect for the Office

These key trends can be incorporated into any look for timeless polish

These key fall fashion must-haves will stand the test of time and can be incorporated…

By Kéla Walker

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Did Stephen A. Smith Say the “N-Word” on National TV?

Let's see how Smith explains himself out of this one

Let’s see how Smith explains himself out of this one

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Lil Reese Blames ‘Haters’ for Leaked Video of Him Beating Woman

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

By Black Enterprise

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Legendary Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Reportedly Dead at 68

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

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Record-Low Mortgage Rates Don’t Mean You’ll Get Approved

Some struggles persist for would-be first-time homebuyers

Do low mortgage rates across the board make one more or less worthy?

By Jennifer Streaks

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That Ain’t Hot: 3 Not-So-Boss Celebrity Moves You Don’t Want to Emulate

Stay away from mistakes that could ultimately derail your career

Celebrities can be role models, but some make moves that are certain to lead millennials…

By Jamie Harrison

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Lisa From ‘Saved By The Bell’ Says Bipolar Claim is ‘Laughable’

Who do you believe?

Who do you believe?

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago Rapper Caught on Tape Attacking Woman

Will this end the young Chicago rapper's career?

Will this end the young Chicago rapper’s career?

By Black Enterprise

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ColorComm Offers Something New for Professional Women of Color

For ladies who lunch, work and want to continue on the road of success

For ladies who lunch, work and want to continue on the road of success

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Small Business Administration Kicks Off Veterans Small Business Week

9 Tips for Job-Seeking Veterans

Here's how to parlay your military skills into a career in corporate America

Here’s how to parlay your military skills into a career in corporate America

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Local Businesses Warming up to Facebooks Ads

Local Businesses Embracing Facebook’s New Ads

Small businesses are enjoying Facebook's new simpler ad system.

For years, Facebook has been trying to teach small and medium-sized local businesses how to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Is Chevy Chase Really Racist?

The tone in which he uses the 'N' word doesn't amount to it

The tone in which he uses the ‘N’ word doesn’t amount to it

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Movie Round Up: Alex Cross Flunks Horribly at Box Office

Tyler may not "cross" this road again

Tyler may not “cross” this road again

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New Smartphone App keeps tabs on your competition.

New Smartphone App Keeps Tabs on Your Competition.

Keep a bird’s-eye view of how your competitors are using social media

A new smartphone app, Perch, let’s small-business owners quickly keep a bird’s-eye view of how…

By C. Daniel Baker

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iPad Owners Upset Over Timing of iPad Mini Launch

Nearly half of iPad owners polled are angry about the latest Apple release

According to a new study conducted by Toluna QuickSurveys, loyal iPad owners are angry about…

By Janel Martinez

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5 Ways to Be the Best Leader When All Hell Breaks Loose

Crisis management is a top trait of effective leadership

Learn 5 steps to effective crisis management and gain respect of your team.

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4 Great Reads to Jump Start Your Career

These books will enlighten and inspire

These reads will give you the insight and inspiration you need whether you’re a recent…

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Popeyes Is Louisiana Fast — Minn. and Calif., Fast, Too

Development means opportunity for investors

Popeyes will spend nearly $13 million to creat restaurants in Minn. and Calif.

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Study Ties Kids’ Tech Usage In the Bedroom to Obesity

Fifty-seven percent of students reported using technology after they were supposed to be asleep

In addition to poor sleeping patterns, children who have access to technology in their bedrooms…

By Janel Martinez

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Shooting at Creflo Dollar’s Atlanta Megachurch

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America's biggest mega-churches

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America’s biggest mega-churches

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New York to Set Tax on Lap Dances, Court Rules

Could taxes on live entertainment affect cash transactions?

Could taxes on live entertainment affect cash transactions?

By Ashley R. Harris

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How to be Prepared in Case the Cloud fails.

Some failures will be momentary while others will be more serious.

Some failures will be momentary while others will be more serious.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Generation X’ers Retirement Fears Grow as Economy Slowly Recovers

What's retirement mean for the generation who thought they'd never die?

Their fears can be attributed to the decline in wage earnings during the recession and…

By Ashley R. Harris

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Chinese Kindergarten Teacher Detained for Striking Students

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

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Lawrence Taylor Now a Registered Sex Offender

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

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Vivica A. Fox Endorses Stacey Dash Bashing

The 'Prank My Mom' actress is the latest to speak on Stacey Dash's endorsement of Mitt Romney

The ‘Prank My Mom’ actress is the latest to speak on Stacey Dash’s endorsement of…

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David Banner Joins Cast of Lee Daniels’ New Movie

The star-studded cast just got bigger

The star-studded cast just got bigger

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The Roots’ Mural Project Debuts in Philadelphia

Black Thought and ?uestlove will unveil their new mural in their hometown

Black Thought and ?uestlove will unveil their new mural in their hometown of Philadelphia.

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