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President Obama Gives $80 Million to Flint Water Crisis

Obama calls the crisis an "inexcusable" situation

The federal government gives $80 million to Michigan to help with the Flint water crisis.

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How a Side Hobby Became a Multi-Location Business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Worst Passwords of 2015

We are still creating very weak passwords and getting hacked

If you are using any of these passwords, change them!

By Samara Lynn

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The One Question You Should Ask Your Small Business Mentor

Having a mentor is like having an EZ pass on the road to retail success

Having a business mentor is like having an EZ pass on the road to retail…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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7 (Inexpensive) Ways to Prep Your Child for Kindergarten

You are your child's first teacher

Although most public schools serving children of color are underresourced, there are several ways parents…

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Primpii App Connects Clients to Beauty Pros

Former equity firm executive launches beauty services app, Primpii

The Primpii app is now available on iTunes. Primpii can be followed on social media…

By Samara Lynn

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Chicago’s Principals Ready to Quit School

Do black schoolchildren's lives matter in the 'Windy City?'

In Chicago, 40% of public school principals plan to quit their jobs by 2018. With…

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Why the Neediest Students Don’t Get Financial Aid

Is the FAFSA a tool of access or a barrier?

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid often stymies needy students, causing them to…

By Robin White Goode

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$3 Billion: New York Knicks Ranked League’s Most Valuable Team

Bulls, Celtics, Warriors and Lakers among top five according to 'Forbes' list

The New York Knicks ranked by ‘Forbes’ as the league’s most valuable team, raking in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Diversity Recruitment Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25 Million in Seed Funding

Magic Johnson Enterprises among investors in landmark round

Jopwell will use $3.25 million investment to scale operations, infrastructure, and product capabilities to meet growing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Could Year-Round Pell Grants Make a Comeback?

$300 bonus incentive for those taking 15 credits or more

Currently, low-income students who attend college full-time and receive Pell Grants often run through the…

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Report: Google Paid Apple $1 Billion for iOS Search Privilege

Google and Oracle battle it out in court and some disturbing information about Google and Apple is reported

Did Google pay Apple $1 billion to be on the iPhone?

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[WATCH] Zendaya Is New Face of CoverGirl

The actress' first CoverGirl TV commercial will air live during the Grammys on Feb. 15

On Thursday, January 21, 19-year-old actress Zendaya shared on Instagram that she is the newest…

By Cristie Leondis

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American Black Film Festival Picks Up Where Oscars Left Off

ABFF Honors celebrates black actors in the best performing TV shows and films of 2015

American Black Film Festival is picking up where the Oscars left off with ABFF Honors,…

By Sonja Mack

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Students With Lowest Debt Most Likely to Default

College dropouts least likely to snag high-paying jobs to pay off debt

Is high student loan indebtedness a problem? Or is it that some students borrow, don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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The Most Popular Vehicles With Ethnic, Women and Millennial Consumers

Nominees for the first 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards announced at Detroit Auto Show

2015 Toyota Camry, Top Vehicle – African American
Nominees for the very first Diversity Volume Leadership…

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5 Ways You Can Help the Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Resources for volunteering and donating to Flint

Resources for Flint, Michigan residents and outside citizens who want to help solve the cities…

By Courtney Connley

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Sheila Coates on Being Your Own Brand

"Don't worry about what people are thinking. Give them what you want them to think."

Learn how to identify and affirm your personal brand at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

By Safon Floyd

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Is Your Student Loan Debt Affecting Your Child’s Education Plans?

Survey finds parent’s student loans hurting ability to help kids

For many, it’s more than guilt and emotions, particularly when it comes to younger parents.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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College Admissions to Focus on Character Over-accomplishments

New report seeks to redefine achievement

Are today’s college-bound students obsessed with impressing colleges instead of thoughtfully immersed in exploring their…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

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