startups

Black-Owned Tech Startups Offer Stock Options for Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding offers rewards (and risk) to minority-owned businesses and investors

DreamFunded seeks to minimize financial risk by offering low-cost investments and rigorously vetting the startups…

By Samara Lynn

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working out

Working Out at Work Improves Mental Health

Working out at work has a world of benefits

A new research study found that workplace wellness plans and exercise can significantly improve mental…

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Roho

Black Entrepreneurs Shine During 500 Startups Demo-Ween

From healthcare to religion, these entrepreneurs pitched to take their companies to the next level

500 Startups premiered their Batch 18 companies, but not without the voice of some outstanding…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Hotel Principe di Savoia

The Dorchester Hotel Experience: Hotel Principe di Savoia

Milan's Hotel Principe di Savoia is the perfect place to stay when traveling on business

The Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, Italy, and its accommodations will give you a…

By Aniesia Williams

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#30DayChallenge

#30DayChallenge Week 2: Map Out Your Game Plan

Who, What, When, Where, and How

During week 2 of the #30DayChallenge to land your dream job, we will find out…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Radio Stations Unite in Solidarity on Election Day

On Election Day, urban, old school, and hip-hop radio will come together to get people out to vote

A number of black radio stations and personalities are coming together in a single act…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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You Can Go to School for Free (If You Work at This Company)

Employees can earn any degree or credential they want and never see a bill

You’ve probably heard of employers that provide tuition assistance, but have you heard of a…

By Robin White Goode

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job search

How Social Media is Changing the Job Search Game

Consider these tips before you embark on your social job search

When it comes to your job search, your social media“social capital” may just be one…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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predatory lending

Helping Minority and Women Small Business Owners Combat Predatory Lending

Four CDFIs are honored with 2016 Small Business Leader Awards, because of their service as mission-driven lenders

Several community development financial institutions are working to help minority and women small business owners…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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pizza

Pizza Boosts Productivity?

The promise of pizza might be what you need to get through your work day

The results of a psychological study found the promise of a slice of pizza could…

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finance

Finance ‘n Stilettos Wealth Retreat for Black Women

This retreat will teach women how to match their financial planning with their buying power

Finance ‘N Stilettos wealth retreat for black women is teaching critical planning in an environment…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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halloween

Facebook Offers Tricks for Halloween

Facebook gives users some Halloween tricks and treats

The social media network rolled out several all-new Halloween features for Facebook users to digitally…

By Samara Lynn

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fatigue

Fight Hep C Fatigue With This

Try these tips to stop the energy drain

Suffering from hepatitis C virus and feeling fatigue? Here are six things you can do…

By Black Enterprise

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neck

Beware of Text Neck!

20% of us experienced pain or soreness within the past three months

Looking at your computer all day or holding your head down to use a smartphone…

By Black Enterprise

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diabetes

8 Fall Foods to Help You Manage Diabetes

Zero in on healthy options full of fiber and essential nutrients

Learn more about the seasonal goodies like cauliflower, nuts, figs and Pomegranates can help fight…

By Black Enterprise

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Iyanla Vanzant

How Iyanla Vanzant Is Stopping the Suffering of Black Men

Michael McCary of Boyz II Men opens up about ex-bandmates and betrayal

Hear how bass singer Michael McCary of Boyz II Men fame opens up about ex-bandmates…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bloc

BLOC Conference to Draw 500 Collegians from Across the Nation

The theme is ‘Building Black Legacy’

Are you a young college grad unsure of what to do next? Or an established…

By Robin White Goode

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Kevin Gates

Why I Won’t Defend Kevin Gates

Boys shouldn’t hit girls. Rappers shouldn't either

Black men are subjected to discrimination and inconsistencies under the law. Still, that doesn’t exclude…

By Black Enterprise

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college application

5 Tips to Managing the College Application Process

Come out on top by planning, staying organized, and researching what you need

The college application process can get overwhelming. Read these five tips that can help make…

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yoga for people

Yoga for People of Color Empowers a Community

Calia Marshall's class, Yoga for Folks of Color, helps to unite the community

Calia Marshall launched a yoga class specifically for people of color in Brooklyn, New York…

By Kandia Johnson

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