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Film Competition

ABFF and Lightbox Launch Documentary Film Competition for Black Filmmakers

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

By Kevin Y. Brown

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Adjaye

African American Museum Architect Adjaye’s New Tech Masterpiece

Now partnering to create a new tech product, 2017 is turning into a banner year for Adjaye

Adjaye’s unique design coupled with Master & Dynamic’s technology produces a number of acoustic benefits.…

By Samara Lynn

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Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd Makes Directorial Debut in ‘The Counter 1960’

Premiere Casting Director Pursues Her Passion

Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, Hollywood’s premiere casting director, opens up about making her directorial debut with…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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successful life

3 Tips to Live a Happy, Whole, and Successful Life

Learn how to clear out emotional clutter from your past, as these practices will help improve your chances for having a successful future

Emotional clutter can cause you to display toxic behaviors contrary to who you really are…

By Cameka Smith

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body odors

Nurse Alice: Body Odors You Should Never Ignore

Some smells can give clues about your health

Body odor can be a health status indicator. Here are 5 common body odors that…

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Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield Opens Up About Starring on Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Greenleaf’

Actress shares about her love for the arts and the real-world women who comprise her character on the critically-acclaimed original drama series

Lynn Whitfield is one of a few African American actresses who has successfully achieved longevity…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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work-life balance

How the Most Powerful Women in Business Power Down

Regardless of how busy these power women are, they prioritize self-care

As Black Enterprise highlighted the Most Powerful Women in Business this year, there was a…

By Lisa Fraser

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5 Key Startup Steps to Reach Social Media Numbers Like Beyoncé

Rishabh Sharma shares his proven formula for building a loyal brand audience on social media, as used by top influencers today

With 10.6 million likes and counting on Instagram, Beyoncé knows how to connect with her…

By Nathaniel J.

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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