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Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

The number of diabetic African Americans may actually be higher accompanied with a delayed diagnosis…

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Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick: ‘Stay the Hell Away From Me’

ESPN host doesn't mince words about Colin Kaepernick

Smith, known for his fiery and often controversial commentary, was much more impassioned with his…

By Samara Lynn

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girls

Afrocentric Empowerment Dolls Changing the Way Black Girls See Beauty

Former Wall Street executive launches a collection of Afrocentric avatar toys to help black girls, like her daughter, who don't feel pretty

After watching her 4-year-old have a meltdown over her hair, Múkami Kinoti Kimoth created a…

By Selena Hill

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Remembering Dick Gregory: Comedian, Activist, and Entrepreneur

The legendary comic was a health advocate; a passion that drove his business success

Gregory eventually became a successful entrepreneur. A long-time vegan and healthy eating advocate, many may…

By Samara Lynn

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Gessie Thompson, fibroid coach

Are Fibroids Holding You Back From Achieving Your Professional and Personal Dreams?

Fibroid and fertility coach Gessie Thompson shares her personal story of struggle

I am one of the 80% of black women affected by fibroids by age 50.…

By Alisa Gumbs

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black chef Vaughn Moore

Black Chef Series: Meet Chef Vaughn Moore

This gourmet pastry chef owns his own sweets catering company

This chef’s creations are so good that he had a cake featured at one of President…

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Black Enterprise Executive Managing Editor Hosts Black Chef Series in Harlem

Black foodies flock to this Harlem event since its inception three years ago

The Black Chef Series kickoff event took place in Harlem on July 24th . The…

By Samara Lynn

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Quick Tips to Plan Your Own “Girls Trip” Away From the Office

Rule 1: Make sure everyone gets along

Make it clear that extra guests, children, and significant others are not invited, because this…

By Claudine Williams

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Film Competition

ABFF and Lightbox Launch Documentary Film Competition for Black Filmmakers

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has teamed up with Lightbox to foster diversity in film

If you’re a black filmmaker with an original documentary idea, then don’t miss this opportunity…

By Selena Hill

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Jay-Z’s Powerful (and Controversial) Money and Business Lessons From ‘4:44’

From fake Instagram millionaires to poor credit, Jay-Z keeps it 100%

Not only is Jay mocking those who choose to hold a wad of money to…

By Samara Lynn

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Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay

The Issue of Race Finally Explodes on ‘The Bachelorette’

Just weeks into the season, the first black Bachelorette says what all black women feel sometimes

In a clip that immediately started making news last week, The Bachelorette broke down in…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Despite Demise of ‘Underground’ and ‘The Get Down,’ Demand for Multicultural Content Grows

Multicultural content is a growing trend that is likely to explode, despite some recent show cancellations

Multicultural households are hungriest for content. They are multicultural and intersectional, meaning they check more…

By Samara Lynn

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The 16 Best Black-Hosted, Smart, and Funny Podcasts of 2017

You're doing your ears (and your intelligence) a disservice if you don't tune in

Many of the current black-hosted podcasts offer valuable insight on everything from personal finance, pop…

By Lisa Fraser

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dance fitness class

How a Mompreneur Started Instagram’s Hottest Dance Fitness Class [VIDEO]

Banana Skirt Productions shot to social fame with pop-star classes like Beyoncé's Formation

Banana Skirt’s StarPop fitness class offers a range of current and popular artists to get…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Serena Williams Says Sleep is Her Secret Weapon

Tennis phenom is the star of a hot new ad campaign focusing on sleep

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For most aspiring women, there’s a time to be young, there’s a time…

By Chanel Martin

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swimwear from African American designers

Summer Slay: Plus-Size Swimwear by African American Designers [Photos]

These designers' swimwear are built for curves

Ladies, it’s about that time again! Time to get right for the summer swimsuit season!…

By Aniesia Williams

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Removing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health in Blacks

Mental health stigma can have severe consequences for African Americans

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the founders of The Black Brain Campaign are…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Veteran Music Executive Shanti Das Launches New Celebrity Campaign for Mental Health Awareness Month

She's sharing her own struggles to help others

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A 25-year music and entertainment business veteran, Shanti…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Scores Two Daytime Emmy Awards

Harvey is the reigning king of daytime television

Actor, comedian, and media personality Steve Harvey added two more Emmy wins to his portfolio…

By Selena Hill

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10 Ways Anyone Can Save Money in College

Jar budgets, student discounts and more strategies.

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Today, it is imperative for students to graduate college with the least amount…

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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