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Maya Angelou

After Surviving Funding Shortfall, Maya Angelou Documentary Heads to PBS

Coming soon to public television is And Still I Rise, the first documentary that chronicles…

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stock market

(DNC) How Clinton or Trump Would Affect the Stock Market

Financial expert Jacquette Timmons shares tips and insights for investors

Stocks have had an average 1.71% annualized return during the four-year term of a Republican…

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DNC

(DNC) Bringing President Obama’s ‘Hope’ Into Your Financial Life

Stimulating your personal economy from inside

Despite our socioeconomic challenges, the racism and discrimination that has put so many of our…

By Stacey Tisdale

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bank black

#BlackMoneyMatters: Thousands Respond to Call to Bank Black

Putting Our Banking Dollars Back Into Our Communities

“This is the most exciting money movement we’ve seen in our community in 20 years.…

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schools

Every Student Succeeds When Schools are Funded Fairly

How funding inequities lead to schools that are separate and unequal

Maya tries to concentrate on her lesson in a sweltering, overcrowded Title I classroom, with…

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Business Award

Do You Really Need to Apply for Another Business Award?

The pros and cons of applying for business awards

My childhood room was filled with trophies, plaques, and photos of my achievements. While I…

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community service

3 Reasons You’ll Always Have Time for Community Service

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions.

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Clinton endorsement

With Clinton Endorsement, Obama Battles to Preserve His Legacy

What President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention really means in the grand scheme of things

The image of President Barack Obama embracing Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention will…

By Derek T. Dingle

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new parent

The Key to Running a Business as a New Parent

If you’re running your own business and you just welcomed a new baby, it’s important to strive for work/life balance

Whenever a person transitions to running their own business, they have to adjust their concept…

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gender pay gap

How Gender Pay Gap Starts Long Before the Work Place

Socially imposed norms and discrimination each play a part

Learn what Economic Policy Institute attributes to the reason behind the obvious and problematic gender…

By Safon Floyd

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millennials

Where Millennials Want to Work in 2016

Millennials rank 3M, Google, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as top places to work

Millennials rank 3M, Google, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as top places to work.

By Kandia Johnson

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Mindful Entrepreneur

Secrets of the Mindful Athlete are Good for the Mindful Entrepreneur

George Mumford shares how he helps individuals develop into the best versions of themselves with mindful thinking

When, earlier this year, George Mumford approached the stage at the Wisdom 2.0 Conference in…

By Patricia Patton

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Clintons

Why the Clintons Must Use the Convention to Make More Friends

In addition to rallying the Friends of Bill and Baby Boomer crowd, Hillary Clinton needs to make an effort to appeal to millennials in order to win this election

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Bill Clinton believes the team that delivered his presidential victories in…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Truth

Live Your Truth [All Day, Every Day]

The secret to never getting tired in work and in life

My favorite question to ask people is, “What are you passionate about?” I’ve found that…

By John Hope Bryant

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Roxane Gay

Marvel Comics Gets First Black Woman Writer, Roxane Gay

Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates recruited Gay and Harvey to tell the story of the women of Wakanda, the fictional African country where Black Panther takes place

Check out what Roxane Gay will be doing as the first black women Marvel comic…

By Safon Floyd

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Career services

7 Best Ways to Use Your Campus Career Services Office

Start early, give yourself time, visit often

The No. 1 “best practice” for using your campus’s Career Services office? Recognize that developing…

By Robin White Goode

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College

Is The College You Want to Attend Within Your Financial Means?

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the institution you want to attend is the right one

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the…

By Jessica Brown

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video content

3 Media Trends That Are Changing the Way We Consume Video Content

Here is how the evolution of digital media is changing the way viewers engage with content

As the CEO of a corporate video production company, it’s essential for me to keep…

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Ty Ahmad-Taylor

The Road to TechConneXt: Ty Ahmad-Taylor

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: THX, Ltd, CEO, Ty Ahmad-Taylor

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

By Samara Lynn

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Find Success

Overcoming the ‘No’s’ to Find Success

When you hear a no, put on your alligator skin, re-focus and take a yes out of your pocket

The skills required to succeed in your chosen field may not come naturally. The beauty…

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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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