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Cardi B Creates $4.5 Million in Media Value for Christian Louboutin

Cardi B has taken the hit from the small nightclub stages to the MoMa to…

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Monday Motivation: How To Keep Going, From A 102-Year-Old Runner

In her memoir "Can't Nothing Bring Me Down," Ida Keeling shares how starting to run in her 60s helped her overcome her sorrow from the loss of her sons

In her memoir “Can’t Nothing Bring Me Down,” record-setting runner Ida Keeling shares the motivation…

By Alisa Gumbs

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acne

5 Minority-Owned Cosmetic Products to Treat Acne and Dark Marks for People of Color

Melanin-rich skin is often prone to a unique set of dermatological challenges

Dealing with constant acne can be extremely frustrating, especially for people of color. Here are…

By Selena Hill

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North Carolina Central Awarded $16.3 Million to Research African American Health Disparities

The grant is the largest ever awarded to a single principal investigator on NCCU's campus

The core of the research center will focus on African American men, stress, kidney and…

By Robin White Goode

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yoga streaming service

Why This Woman Launched a Yoga Streaming Service For People of Color

Carla Christine quit her six-figure job to create an online platform for yoga lovers

Carla Christine, founder of the Yoga Green Book talks about why she created a yoga…

By Kandia Johnson

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African American Director Brings Thurgood Marshall Biopic to the Silver Screen

Despite being rejected by the major Hollywood studios, the Thurgood Marshall biopic comes to screen

If you have to see one motion picture this weekend as well as place on…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Barbados

5 Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Trip to Barbados

Beyond Crop Over, Barbados is a luxury destination enriched with culture and history

Here are five reasons why working professionals and entrepreneurs deserve to book a trip to…

By Selena Hill

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

The genetic makeup of African Americans poses a problem with a test for the disease

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…

By Alisa Gumbs

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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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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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