How to Run a Business With Your Spouse Without Ruining the Relationship

Their advice? Try to avoid seeking consistent agreement

If you’re considering starting a business with your spouse, you might want to discuss a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Federal Data Shows 3.9 Million Students Dropped Out of College with Debt 2015–2016

If you've borrowed, not completing your degree sets you up to default

The saddest stories among those who owe some of the $1.3 trillion in student loan…

By Robin White Goode

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Successful Doula on Why Starting a Business Is Like Giving Birth

Celebrity wellness guru talks making your business dream a reality

As a doula, she seeks to help all women make the process progressive, beautiful and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NFL Players Association Sponsors Finance Workshops for High School Students

Metro Detroit teens learn money management, personal leadership

“I can’t think of a better use of our time as men, but especially as…

By Robin White Goode

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Seven Secrets to Winning Big Government Contracts for Small Business Owners

You can prepare and position your company to win lucrative contracts

Strativia CEO, Kenneth Kelly, candidly shares insights and tips on how to prepare and position…

By Roz A Gee

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Everything You Need to Know About the Republican Tax Plan

Here is how it will affect your wallet as a citizen and entrepreneur

For small business owners formed as corporations, the Republican tax plan will provide a huge…

By Kemberly Washington

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Tracee Ross is Killin’ It!

So why are people pitying her?

When Ross opens ABC’s 43rd American Music Awards as its host on Sunday, it will…

By Caroline Clarke

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Interview with the Founder of Lazy Jar—an App That Charges You When You Don’t Workout

Need a workout accountability coach? There's an app for that

“I created Lazy Jar because I was fed up with my inability to maintain discipline…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Google Just Made Your Job Search Easier

The search engine introduced cool features that will allow you to access information about a job position's salary and location

Finding a new job can feel like a long and daunting process. Google, however, is…

By Selena Hill

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Six Traits All CEOs Should Have

From communicating effectively to risk-taking, there are many characteristics every CEO should possess to help lead their company to success

You want to build your personal brand within the company and make productive, significant changes.…

By Stephanie Chung

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 24: A.G. Gaston Amasses $130 Million Fortune

He began life in a small log cabin

Born the grandson of a slave in a log cabin on July 4, 1892, Arthur…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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#FridayReads: ‘Soar!’ By T.D. Jakes Tells You How to Take Flight as an Entrepreneur

The faith leader and businessman delves into the risks and rewards of an entrepreneurial lifestyle

With Soar!, Jakes teaches a master course on the risks and rewards of the entrepreneurial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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U.S. Government Official Says Blacks Turned Cities Into ‘Slums’ with ‘Laziness, Drug Use, and Sexual Promiscuity’

Homeland Security's head of community outreach has a history of making racist and Islamophobic remarks

Rev. Jamie Johnson, who directs outreach to neighborhoods and faith communities for DHS, reportedly called…

By Selena Hill

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Diversity Vice President, Denise Young Smith, Is Leaving Apple

She was one of the most prominent of black female executives in Silicon Valley

The vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, Denise Young Smith, is leaving her…

By Samara Lynn

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The Oldest HBCU in America Is on the Brink of Closing

Can Cheyney University overcome years of financial mismanagement and academic woes?

After years of financial mismanagement and academic challenges, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania may be forced…

By Selena Hill

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Malcolm X’s Daughters Launching a New Malcolm X Clothing Site

Colin Kaepernick is in full support

The sisters have partnered with technology company Hingeto, to bring the line to life.

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Marketing Gone Wrong: 3 Lessons From J.Crew’s Messy-Haired Model Ad Fiasco

Here's how to avoid marketing missteps in race and culture

Had J.Crew been privy to the history, cultural norms, and relationship that black women have…

By Selena Hill

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She Was Tired of People Touching Her Hair, So She Created This App

You may get in trouble swatting hands in real life; so there's this...

Fed up with folks coming up to her and asking to touch her hair, art…

By Samara Lynn

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Baltimore Entrepreneur Creates Co-Working Space for Beauty Industry Pros

Hair stylists, barbers, manicurists, and other beauty professionals are all welcome

Entrepreneur Wilson Nolley, Jr. had a mission: To help beauty industry professionals prosper. So he…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Steve Stoute’s New Venture, UnitedMasters, Disrupts the Record Industry

Advertisers will now use music data to target and speak to fans

Advertisers will now use music data to target and speak to fans.

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