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entrepreneur

Reflections of a Successful Entrepreneur

Aniesia Williams, recipient of a 2016 40 Under Forty Award from The Network Journal
When…

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

By Samara Lynn

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Former NFL Player

Former NFL Player Invests in Kids’ Social-Emotional Development

The Israel Idonije Foundation helps youngsters connect with cops

The 6’6”, 268 pound (121.56 kilo) Idonije is a retired defensive player with the NFL,…

By Robin White Goode

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twitter

Twitter Opens Blue Check Marks to All After Leslie Jones Harassment

Twitter changes its policy on who may receive its blue check mark icon of status, after an uptick in harassment and bullying on the social media platform

Twitter will allow anyone to apply for the infamous, blue check mark badge that is…

By Samara Lynn

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Team

How to Encourage Your Already Busy Team to Take on More Tasks

Tips and tricks for empowering your staff to take more initiative at work

Taking initiative is what we do here at Red Branch Media. And with a small…

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Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt: Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Silicon Valley trailblazer and business wiz, Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling…

By Samara Lynn

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Paypal

PayPal Billionaire Peter Thiel’s Gay Announcement is More RNC Smoke and Mirrors

Trump Republicans support the conversion of homosexuals to heterosexuality, not LGBT rights

Billionaire Peter Thiel, who made his fortune co-founding PayPal and investing early on in Facebook,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Serena

5 Ways to Channel Your ‘Inner’ Serena Williams

What you need to ignite that champion from within

Check out these 5 ways that you can channel that inner Serena Williams that, if…

By Safon Floyd

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Ted Cruz

Sen.Ted Cruz: No Endorsement, No Love at GOP Convention

The convention attendees, viewers at home and the media, all listened attentively with great anticipation for a Cruz endorsement of Trump. But it didn’t happen.

The convention attendees, viewers at home and the media, all listened attentively with great anticipation…

By John Burnett

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clean energy

Hip-Hop Caucus Creates Baseball Cap Supporting Clean Energy Movement

THINK 100% cap sales to help get affordable, clean energy to 100% of people

Hip-hop, at times, is all about conscious awareness; not only when it comes to social…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Trump

Trump’s Convention Address: Talking Loud and Saying Nothing

Rather than turn the page and speak to a broader audience, Trump doubled down on the divisive issues and language from the primaries

As the convention sets are torn down, Ubers are cued up, and lines of departing…

By Corey Ealons

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police shooting

Miami Police Shooting of Innocent Black Man Draws Reaction From American Civil Liberties Union

Another unarmed black man, this time Charles Kinsey; a caretaker for an autistic child, is shot by the police

An unarmed black man shot by Miami police is the latest in what seems like…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Enternship

Retirees Re-enter Workforce with Enternship

Millennials, it's time to move over

Find out how two women, both over 50, re-entered the work force to learn to…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Banks

(Pt. 2) #BlackMoneyMatters: Getting Black Money Into Black Banks

OneUnited Bank President Teri Williams, Shares Insights on #BankBlack

“If 1 million people open a $100 savings account, we could move $100 million. It…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Feedback

The Number One Reason Leaders Need Feedback

The value of feedback in a professional environment, especially for those in leadership positions

Are you anxious about receiving feedback? Don’t be.
If you’re a leader or want to become…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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mentoring

Mentoring Just Got Easier for Small Business Owners

SCORE and Kauffman Foundation team up to offer video mentoring to small businesses

Research shows that businesses receiving three or more hours of mentoring have witnessed a boost…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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girls

Camfed Supports Girls’ Education in Africa

The single most effective strategy in international development

All of our team members in Africa are nationals of the countries in which they…

By Robin White Goode

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(Image: Philadelphia Diamond Co.)

Dropping Jewels: 3 Tips for Breaking Into the Diamond Industry

Ken and Nicole Black of Philadelphia Diamond Co. share success and innovation

Diamond industry power couple Ken and Nicole Black talk how to break into the industry…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

A day in the life of Michel Sproles; entrepreneur, philanthropist, mother of two, and wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles

This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com.
In fear of saying the wrong things or not…

By Ursula Lauriston

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Chicago Scholars

Two Chicago Scholars Attend White House ‘Beating the Odds’ Summit

Undaunted by the impossible, these students are college-bound

Jordan Turner says, “All the students had truly ‘beaten the odds.'” For some it was…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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