weekend

In Case You Missed It: Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

This week's round-up of the best stories circulating the web

From saying goodbye to President Obama to the future of cannabis in 2017, here are…

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prepare

7 Most Effective Ways to Prepare for the New Year

It all starts now

Do these 7 essential things, starting right now, in order to best prepare yourself for…

By Safon Floyd

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New Year's Eve

Ditch Your NYE’s Party Plans And Try One Of These Alternatives

Avoid the hassle and expensive and celebrate New Year's Eve like this

Instead of spending New Year’s Eve out on the town, try one of these three…

By Selena Hill

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Superstitions

11 New Year’s Eve Superstitions You Probably Do Each Year

The fun and strange customs we do every year

This is the time where many people engage in age-old traditions and rituals. Here are…

By Selena Hill

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black founders

10 of the Best Apps From Black Founders in 2016

Some of the best apps this year from black tech founders

Rather than seeking to get hired, some techies created their own opportunities. Here are our…

By Samara Lynn

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help

How to Ask for Help and Get the Support You Need in 3 Steps

Why is it so difficult to ask for help when we need it?

Our inability to receive is a form of selfishness as refusing to accept a gift…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 30, 2016

For the week ending Dec. 30, 2016

Uber and Lyft answer questions about discrimination concerns; how machines learn prejudice; plus more news…

By Samara Lynn

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Baby Boomers

Tapping Into the Wisdom of Baby Boomers

Baby boomers and retirees have plenty of knowledge and wisdom to offer millennials and gen-Xers. In 2017, let's take advantage of it

Let’s put our age and other differences aside in order to tap into the valuable…

By Stephen L. Ball

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Tesla

Watch a Tesla Avoid a Real Accident Without Driver Intervention [Video]

Telsa's self-driving car saves a man from getting into an accident. Watch!

Watch a fascinating dashcam video of a Telsa’s self-driving car technology save a man from…

By Samara Lynn

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect Uses the Summer to Help Kids Learn

PMP helps students make academic gains, instead of going down the summer slide

I recently learned about one such organization, Practice Makes Perfect, a New York City-based program…

By Robin White Goode

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best

Dropping the Mic: The Best of B.E. Obama

Take a look at some of the best news and think pieces on President Obama

After eight years in the White House, we’re saying goodbye to President Obama with a…

By Selena Hill

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Cannabis

The Future of Cannabis: 9 Experts Share their 2017 Predictions

With 8 new states legalizing cannabis, to an anti-cannabis cabinet appointment, where is cannabis going and how can we prepare?

The time to get into the cannabis industry is NOW. Take a look at what…

By Sirita Wright

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2016 Rewind – In Case You Missed It

BE editors share their favorite articles of this year

Check out some of our editor’s favorite article picks of this year for you to…

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CES 2017

9 Examples of the Most Insane Tech That Will Be at CES 2017

A sample of the technology that we are looking forward to testing at CES 2017

CES 2017 is sure to have big announcements related to Virtual Reality, drones, connected cars,…

By Samara Lynn

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Business Owner

Transitioning From Employee to Business Owner

There are several fears that you must face when making this shift

There is a shift in mindset that takes place when you go from employee to…

By Nancy E Williams

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emojis

Multicultural Emojis Build Confidence in Young Girls

Author and entrepreneur Simone Da Costa celebrates inner confidence and positive thinking for girls in her new emoji app

Find out how this entrepreneur and author utilized her passion to create an empowering and…

By Black Enterprise

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George Michael

Loss of Pop Star, Gay Icon George Michael in Wake of Rising Anti-LGBT Laws

More than 200 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced around the country in 2016

The death of pop star George Michael at age 53 due to a heart attack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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George

George Michael’s Mark on Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop Music

The late musician lives on through his influence on the sound and style of artists today

More than just a pop singer, George Michael was a music legend who influenced artists…

By Selena Hill

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Diversity

Here’s What This College Dean Really Thinks About Diversity

Dr. C. Adam Callery shares insight on diversity and moving forward

Dr. C. Adam Callery, Assoc. Dean of Business and Professional Services at Harold Washington College…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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British Academy Awards

British Academy Awards Makes Big Push for Diversity in Film

BAFTA will block awards for films in two categories if they aren’t diverse enough of underrepresented groups

The #OscarsSoWhite controversy came to head in 2016 when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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