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Vi Lyles Makes History As Charlotte’s First Black Female Mayor

History was made in Charlotte, as Democrat Vi Lyles, after decades in public service, become…

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends…But Maybe They Should Be

Even though workplace friendships can be difficult, research proves they're good for our health, happiness, and productivity

Even though being friends with your coworkers can be difficult, research proves it’s good for…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Ford

Black Woman Named VP of Quality and New Model Launch at Ford Amid Major Company Shakeup

This is the second major shakeup at the automaker in five months

Linda Cash has been named Vice President of Quality and New Model Launch at The…

By Selena Hill

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Domestic violence survivor Maleeka Holloway

How a Victim of Domestic Violence Rebuilt Her Career After Leaving Her Abuser

Survivor and entrepreneur Maleeka Hollaway shares her tips

Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at…

By Kandia Johnson

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chance

Chance the Rapper’s Intern Shares Tips and New Business Venture

Negele 'Hospey' Hospedales shares his philosophy on standing out from the competition and going for your dreams

BE spoke to Hospey, Chance the Rapper’s personal intern, about his advice on how others…

By Mia N. Hall

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Here Are 8 Jobs Where African Americans Average Six-Figure Salaries

You may want to rethink your college major

Workers receive the highest salary and compensation in San Francisco with a few exceptions for…

By Samara Lynn

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Woman of Color as New CFO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Facebook founder introduced the executive in a lengthy post

Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page that he was “excited” to welcome Alford and also…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Ways to Recover From Making a Mistake at Work

How to do damage control

Nobody becomes a successful leader without making a few mistakes at work and in life…

By Kandia Johnson

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends

"When people reveal themselves, believe them”

The goal for most individuals at work is advancement. How do you achieve that? It’s…

By Sonia Alleyne

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On This Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Commit to Get Paid What You’re Worth

Master the strategy of negotiating your salary

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the prefect time to reassess your salary negotiating skills…

By Dr. Avis

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How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

You need to stand out from the crowd to accelerate your career

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

By Kandia Johnson

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personal tragedy

How to Manage Work While Dealing With a Personal Tragedy

When tragedy strikes, the demand for work continues. Here are a few coping tips

Stress in our personal lives such as dealing with family illness, loss of a loved…

By Kandia Johnson

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Oberlin

Oberlin College Chooses African American Visionary as Its Next President

Carmen Twillie Ambar goes to Ohio with a trail of accomplishments behind her

Ambar, currently president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be going to Oberlin…

By Robin White Goode

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How Seeds of Fortune Creates Economic Empowerment Opportunities for Young Women of Color

Sowing the seeds for career success and economic empowerment

As a high school senior, Nitiya Walker, was met with a challenge that many students…

By Kandia Johnson

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Nicole Roberts Jones on ‘Finding Your Fierce’

The career coach offers tips from her new book on how to find and align your passion and purpose for profit

Nicole Roberts Jones is on a mission to bring out the best in each woman.…

By Lisa Fraser

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Boss-Moms

Why This Woman Turned a Hashtag into an Online Destination for New Age Boss-Moms

Dreena Whitfield launched ThePRMommy, an online destination for moms juggling their family life and careers

How can a woman juggle the never-ending demands of motherhood and a successful career? This…

By Kandia Johnson

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Want to Spread the Word About Your Work? Find Your Tribe

Success requires teamwork

If you’re looking to build a successful business or rewarding career build a “tribe,” of…

By Kandia Johnson

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week

Has Racism in the Workplace Increased Since Donald Trump Became President? This Black Executive Notices a Difference

Sheree Franklin answers a letter from a man that has noticed the shift in the attitudes and behaviors of his white peers while in professional settings since the election of President Trump

Following the election of President Trump, increased racial tension could be felt across the U.S.…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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