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Helping Veterans Win the Financial Battle

Here’s a rundown of programs that will sharpen your money skills and prepare you for civilian life

Life after the military can be overwhelming. Many veterans are thrust into the role of…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Getting Social with Coupons

New coupon app allows users to include Facebook friends

To use this free app, you’ll have to first go to the RedPlum Facebook page…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Journey to a Book Adventure

An information technology professional finds his real passion in storytelling

Because Parr didn’t have an itinerary for his travel, he promised to stay in touch…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Michael Jordan Files Countersuit Against Alleged Baby Mama

Jordan doesn't want alleged baby mama to get off the hook so easily

MJ says he wants alleged baby mama to pay for his court costs

By Makkada B. Selah

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Education Reform: It’s Time for Us to Step Up to the Plate

The mission is as simple as it is powerful and necessary: to get African American…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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Woman Covered Up Aunt’s Death to Live in $287 a Month Apartment

Woman scammed co-op board that dead aunt was alive but couldn't have visitors

Woman scammed co-op board into believing her dead aunt was alive

By Makkada B. Selah

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Reddit Founder Tells ‘Fellow Geeks’ to Stop Being Sexist

Reddit founder calls on fellow geeks to stop terrorizing others

Reddit founder admonishes the tech community for its sexism in blog post

By Makkada B. Selah

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The CES 2013 Best in Show Awards

These 17 products represent the cream of the crop in electronics, software, and accessories

The International Consumer Electronics Show, held every January in Las Vegas, showcases technology from all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Networking for Success

Charles Griggsby built his business one relationship at a time

Charles Griggsby can often be spotted at minority business conferences. Whether it is a local…

By Alan Hughes

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Vera Wang Discontinues $500 Bridal Dress Try On Fee

Vera Wang Discontinues $500 Fee to Try-on Bridal Dress Policy

Fee was established to deter counterfeiters from copying designs

How one brand’s attempt at detering counterfeiters lead to a media backlash.

By C. Daniel Baker

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How to Prepare Your Business for Succession

Here’s five steps to passing on your business

When their father died in 2008, Jessica and Charles Johnson Jr. were left with the…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Ninja Innovation

Warriors? Yes. Turtles? No. Changing the World? One Gigabyte at a time

A ninja, a Jedi, and a rock star walk into a bar. They take one…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lil Wayne: ‘I’ve Had a Bunch of Seizures’

Do you think the mix of drugs and him having epilepsy causes his seizures?

Time to quit the drugs Wayne!

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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India.Arie Accused Of Lightening Skin, Denies it on Facebook

Her latest photo on her current single, 'Cocoa Butter,' has people thinking she has altered her skin

Sometimes it’s the ones you don’t expect?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How to Make the Most of Your Networking Events

Create a plan of action for maximum success

Many networking events begin to lose its purpose without a game plan. There are some…

By Sasha King

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Is Herbalife A Pyramid Scheme?

Is Herbalife A Scam or a Way to Success?

A battle over the legitimacy of the health line's business model

The multilevel marketing company is the subject of a battle.

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

Top 15 Companies Hiring This Year

Many of the jobs listed have salaries of 60,000

Although the job search may be difficult for some, the numbers are in the millions…

By Sasha King

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Ex-Girlfriend to Show Artist’s Unseen Works

There will likely be a new book on the collection, an exhibition and sale.

New works discovered by blue chip artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Gabrielle Union’s Fashion Facts

Trendy looks for the spring

Actress Gabrielle Union has made statements with a countless amount of pieces that are stylish,…

By Sasha King

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6 People That Should be Avoided on Social Media

Treat your social media profile like your home

Depending on what you want out of it social media can be an entertaining and…

By Sasha King

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