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Snore: 5 Ways to Remain Productive in Boring Meetings

As a young professional, here's how to get through a sometimes annoying office norm

To avoid being labeled as a rude youngster who goofs off on their smartphone during…

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Fiscal Cliff Deal May Extend Tax Cuts

Is this the deal either side wanted?

Lawmakers are seeking to avert more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts…

By Black Enterprise

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“Rescue Me” Singer, Fontella Bass, Dies at 72

Vocalist dies from complications of a recent heart attack

Singer died in St. Louis

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Queen Latifah Decoded: The Grammy-Winning Rapper Turns into a CoverGirl

Queen Latifah enters the entertainment industry, and emerges into one of the biggest female brands in America.

BlackEnterprise.com breaksdown the life of Queen Latifah, the female entertainer that has broken countless barriers…

By Amber McKynzie

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Atlanta-Area Counties Sue HSBC for Predatory Lending

First money laundering, now this. HSBC is in hot water again.

Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC disrupted their tax…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Stores Recall Nap Nanny Chairs After 5 Deaths

Major retailers are warning consumers not to buy Nap Nanny recliners

After several complaints, even deaths, stores are recalling Nap Nanny recliners

By Makkada B. Selah

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Gossip is Good for the Office, Study Shows

A little gossip may not be that bad, researchers say

Researchers find that gossiping in the office can have positive effects

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Kanye West Boycotting 2013 Grammy Awards

The disgruntled artist is, yet again, upset over the lack of nominations he's received

Does Kanye have a point?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is There an Upcoming Beyoncé Vogue Cover?

Singer is reportedly shot for the March 2013 issue

This will be the second time Beyonce appears on the cover.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Casa de Chocolates Uses Delicious Ingredients to Make Business Successful

Combing MesoAmerican culture and chocolate equals success

Their store is part of a growing trend of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Freshwire’s Shawn Amos on How Brands Can Stay Afloat in 2013

The chief executive pinpoints 3 steps brands need to take to stay on top

Freshwire CEO Shawn Amos discusses how brands can stay on top next year in the…

By Janel Martinez

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Ring in the New Year with New Opportunities

Even in celebrating, you can make major boss moves

Use these tips for networking even in the craziness that is New Year’s celebrations.

By Sasha King

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Robin Roberts Reaches Important 100-Day Milestone

The star anchor is now reunited with her dog.

How has Robin inspired you?

By Black Enterprise

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E-Books’ Popularity Grew Dramatically This Past Year

E-book reading is up 21%

A new study found a huge uptick in e-book reading

By Makkada B. Selah

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Sea World Entertainment Goes Public with IPO

You can now own shares of SeaWorld

What are you currently investing in?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Tyra Banks: “I Won’t be Happy If I’m not a Mother”

Top Model wants to fulfill life dream of being a mother

Tyra says she wants her dream of motherhood to come true “very soon.”

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Girl Scouts Partners With Sorority to Promote STEM Careers Among Girls

New initiative will provide educational access to minority youth

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) partnered with Sigma Gamma Rho to help build awareness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Copyright Lawsuit Filed Over Naughty By Nature’s Hip-Hop Classic “Uptown Anthem”

Copyright Lawsuit Filed Over Naughty By Nature’s “Uptown Anthem”

21 years later a lawsuit over sample clearance.

Sugarhill Music Publishing is demanding restitution and a share of the profits.

By C. Daniel Baker

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List of Top Viewed Wikipedia Articles of 2012 Released

The most popular articles on Wikipedia may surprise you

Lists of the top Wikipedia articles of 2012 have been released

By Makkada B. Selah

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Kentucky Man Erects Watermelon-Eating Obama Effigy

Kentucky man says his effigy of Obama eating a watermelon is popular in his all-white neighborhood

A man in Kentucky is defending his Obama effigy as freedom of speech

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