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Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley on the Art of Art Collecting (Part 1)

Fine artist Cheryl R. Riley has a wide-ranging career, spanning more than four decades and…

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Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

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Bayou Classic: Holiday Tradition Combining Business with Pleasure

The Bayou Classic is the powerhouse of HBCU Classics. It is much more than just…

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Chevrolet and NNPA Give Howard Students an Opportunity to “Discover the Unexpected”

Find out how Chevrolet gave Howard University communications students the chance change the narrative of…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs is set to launch…

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Black MIT Faculty and Alumni Continue Legacy of Achievement

The Black Alumni of MIT (BAMIT) honored the recent appointments of three notable Massachusetts Institute…

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BE Modern Man: Meet Lifestyle Expert Aaron Paxton Arnold

The lifestyle expert and founder of MusicIsMyBusiness, talks #BossMoves.

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[VIDEO] My Brother’s Keeper Wins Broad Support

President Obama's initiative to address challenges faced by young men of color.

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Top 20 STEM Jobs

According to a report compiled by the US News World & Report, the number of…

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What Are Your Odds of Finding a Nursing Job in Maine?

A recently released report, State Online College Job Market: Ranking the States, ranks employers online…

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BE Smart: Entrepreneurs Produce HBCU Hackathons To Develop Tech Talent

The Black Founders has received a new $100,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, allowing…

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AT&T Awards $12.5 Million to 30 Youth Organizations

AT&T awards $12.5 million to 30 groups, to help reduce high school dropout rate and…

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Webinar Encourages Small Businesses To Support Nation’s Youth

A free webinar open to small businesses across the country seeks to develop new sources…

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Janet Collins Story: Karyn Parsons Launches Kickstarter for Ballerina’s Biopic

Karyn Parsons launches a Kickstarter campaign to tell the untold story of the first black…

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Chicago Fights to Win Obama Library Bid

The city of Chicago, where President Obama got his political start, is placing its bid…

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Community Pastor Talks About the Role Faith Leaders Play in Supporting My Brother’s Keeper

Rev. Mike McBride, of PICO National Network Lifelines to Healing campaign, speaks on the role…

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Obama Admin Continues Fight on College Sexual Assault Cases

Obama Administration launches new website and PSA to help fight college sexual assault cases

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Oprah Chai Tea Launches With Proceeds Benefitting Youth Education

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls will receive $0.25 for every Teavana Oprah Chai…

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Online Competition for Black and Latino Young Men

Online competition encourages black and Latino young men to help reduce racial and ethnic disparities…

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Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight: Education Entrepreneur WyKesha Hayes

This week's Urban Business Roundtable: Keey2Kids Founder Wykesha Hayes and brand maven April Love.

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