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Graduation Rates Rise, But Do Diplomas Have Value?

Goal of being college and career ready appears to be elusive

High school graduation rates have reached 82%, but graduates continue to score low on college…

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Young Disruptors Launch SENNA: A Multiplatform Series For Hip-Hop and Urban Culture

Founders of SENNA talk changing the way viewers consume and share content

It’s no secret that hip-hop culture is making waves across industries. Several major brands, such…

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Hiring Slowly? Try Hiring Well

The mantra 'hire slow, fire fast' doesn’t help if you don’t hire well from the start

When it comes to hiring in the business world, you should hire slow and fire…

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Part 2: How to Make Financial Resolutions Stick

There's a science to change

“Change is a process. The key to successfully changing behavior is knowing where you…

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

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Passion To Purpose: DLynn Proctor, Sommelier

Proctor purchases, recommends, pours, and talks about great tasting wines worldwide

A sommelier, or wine steward, is much more than a waiter who serves or suggests…

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Dream Corps Launches Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship Fund and More

Van Jones' nonprofit prepares new opportunities and initiatives

Van Jones’ Dream Corps, which launched #YesWeCode and other programs, maps out goals for 2016…

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Jeffrey Siminoff

Twitter’s New Diversity Chief Gets Mixed Reactions on Twitter

The tech company puts a white male in the position

Siminoff was most recently at Apple as the director of worldwide inclusion and diversity, a…

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Best Caribbean Cruises for Winter 2016

Check out the 2016 list of Best Winter Cruises compiled by Fodors.com

Are you ready for summer in January? Check out the best Winter cruises.

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3 Key Elements For Producing a Successful Event

3 insider tips on making your event a hit

As the CEO of Variety Entertainment and founder of the Funk Fest Tour, Leo Bennett,…

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The Man Who Killed Tamir Rice

The signs were there, but no one was paying attention

In five short months, Loehmann was deemed “emotionally unstable” and unfit for service as a…

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[WATCH] LeBron James Turns 31 Today

Forbes estimates his net worth at $65 million, ranking in at #6 of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015

December 30 is LeBron James’ birthday. The American pro basketball player, famously born in 1984…

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5 Travel Apps You Should Download For 2016

5 travel apps to facilitate your wanderlust in 2016

If you’re suffering from a serious case of wanderlust and are ready to pack a…

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Cops Who Shot 12-yr-old Tamir Rice Won’t Face Charges

Prosecutor Tim McGinty says evidence didn't indicate criminal conduct

An Ohio grand jury decided not to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback after…

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What Bill Cosby Can Teach Us About Ourselves and ‘Celebrity’

A personal reflection as Cosby is charged with sexual assault

As I’ve watched and wondered like the rest of the world as his truth has…

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[Women of Power] Get Ready to Be Serenaded by R&B Crooner Johnny Gill

So put on your red dress, and slip on your high heels

You’ve already started humming your favorite Johnny Gill tunes and you’re likely looking for your…

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The Real Reason You Should Hire Millennial Talent

Don’t be swayed by age or previous experience. Millennials are often ahead of the game.

Companies are always looking for hot, young talent. If you’re a business owner, hot, young…

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10 Startup Celebrities and What You Can Learn From Their Success

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business.

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New Year’s Eve: 5 Hot Things to Do in New York City

You don't have to go to a club to have fun ringing in 2016

Are you going to be in New York this New Year’s Eve and don’t want…

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Top 10 Cities With The Biggest Income Gap

The gap between rich and poor is growing steadily

The income gap between the rich and poor is steadily growing in metro cities across…

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