Young Professionals: 7 Boss Moves to Make Before Attending Any Conference

A smart leader's guide to maximizing your experience

If you’re a millennial, entry-level employee or boss on the come-up attending a professional, don’t…

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7 DIY STEM Projects For Kids

If your child is curious about how things work, help them explore STEM

For a child who’s curious and loves to take things apart engaging them in DIY…

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Walmart Promotes Products from ‘Women Owned’ Businesses with Special Logo

This new logo makes it easier to shop women-owned businesses

Walmart makes supporting women entrepreneurs easier with a new logo.

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Texas College Dean Becomes New President of Clark Atlanta University

Johnson will step into his new role July 1, 2015

Clark Atlanta University names Texas Southern University dean, Ronald Johnson, as its new president.

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BE Exclusive: Congressman Jim Himes Takes Stance Against LGBT Discrimination

State under more fire for law allowing businesses to refuse to serve LGBT community

Here is a Be Exclusive: CT Congressman Jim Himes: ‘Indiana could discriminate against anybody with…

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Local Entrepreneur Wants To Get DC Black Businesses On ABC Shark Tank

Phoebe Group conducts pitch competitions, watch parties, and Shark Tank themed workshops

Shark Tank producers tour major cities this spring and summer connecting to minority entrepreneurs.

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Screw College Debt

How to go to college without breaking the bank

Book review of Screw College Debt by a former student who saved money while earning…

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Millennials

Top Three Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial Talent

Tips for helping companies engage millennials in the workforce

Executive leadership expert, Curtis Odom, shares tips for helping companies attract and retain top millennial…

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9 Steps To Secure A Corporate Sponsor For Your Next Company Event

Here's how entrepreneurs are getting big companies to support small local events

Here are nine tips to help you secure corporate sponsors for your next company event.

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Rihanna’s BFF Melissa Forde Designs Hat Collection

The Island girl sees a business opportunity in the fisherman's staple

Rihanna’s best friend Melissa Forde designs a collection of bucket hats under rapper Wale’s fashion…

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Forty-Seven Percent of Black Families Have No Emergency Savings

Black families are less likely to have a plan on a rainy day

Black American families found to have disproportionately less savings compared to white American families.

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Mellody Hobson to Serve as University of Southern California Commencement Speaker

USC to also award Hobson with an honorary degree

Mellody Hobson to deliver the 2015 commencement speech at the University of Southern California.

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[RECAP] Nickelodeon’s 2015 Annual Kids’ Choice Awards: Winners

Hollywood stars and fan favorites took over the orange carpet

Hollywood stars took over the orange carpet and took away orange blimps at Nickelodeon’s 28th…

By Kandia Johnson

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Oneika Raymond, 70 Countries and 3 Lessons Learned

The blogger has always had a passion and curiosity for different cultures

As a serial expat, Oneika Raymond has visited 70 countries on 6 continents, so it’s…

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[BE Exclusive] Snoop Dogg Talks Guns, 401(k)s, and How Blacks Can Raise Their Financial Voice

Snoop wants you to unload gun stocks from your portfolio

BE Exclusive: Snoop Dogg talks to Black Enterprise on guns, 401 (k)’s, and how blacks…

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South African Safari and 4 More Affordable Travel Destinations

The cost to travel to these hot spots has went down drastically

Five affordable travel destinations just got cheaper for American tourists.

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Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey to Honor Maya Angelou Legacy at Postal Service Event

Literary icon will appear on stamp designed by lauded artist

Postmaster General Megan Brennan, billionaire media queen, along with Ambassador Andrew Young and other notables…

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Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films Creates New USC Scholarship Program

Scholarship will provide greater opportunities to black film students

Codeblack Films partners with the University of Southern California to create a scholarship and screenwriting…

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4 Tips to Teach Your Kids Entrepreneurship

Parents of 10 year old Shark Tank winner offers tips on raising CEO kids

Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset helps children focus on solutions rather than the problem.

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5 Women Who Revamped Their Careers on Broadway

These starlets show they can shine on any stage

These singers and actresses take to Broadway to expand their careers and brands.

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