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[Watch] Black History Month: How Freed Slaves Created and Lost $57 Million

The Freedman's Bank: A story of tragedy and resilience

Between 1865 and 1874, about 100,000 black individuals and institutions amassed $57 million in the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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#SMW Lagos 2016: On Building a Healthy Company Culture

Employees respond to more than just a salary

When we started we knew we couldn’t pay, so we deliberately told ourselves to build…

By Sirita Wright

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Black History Month: Colin Powell, U.S. Secretary of State

29 days of modern black history makers

Retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin Powell became the 65th U.S. Secretary of State in…

By Safon Floyd

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This CEO Knows the Secret to Franchise Success

Brian Joubert, CEO of L&B Tax Service, offers tips on building and growing a franchise

“You can’t beat the financial and social freedom that [a franchise] provides, essentially allowing you…

By Roz A Gee

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Zuckerberg Sends Warning to Employees For Altering “Black Lives Matter” Slogan

Facebook founder issues harsh memo after "Black Lives Matter" slogan is altered at the company's headquarters

Apparently, some Facebook employees take issue with “Black Lives Matter.”

By Samara Lynn

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Nissan Leaf Security Hole Exposes Hacking Vulnerabilities of Connected Cars

Security experts find troubling vulnerability in the Nissan Leaf electric car

Some seriously lax security found on a Nissan electric vehicle underscores need for stricter security…

By Samara Lynn

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[RECAP] #BEWPS Twitter Chat: The Challenges of Being a Professional Woman

Those seeking advice on how to find the silver lining during a career crisis found answers

On Thursday, Feb. 25, the #BEWPS Twitter Chat took place at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Caroline…

By Cristie Leondis

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Power of Media and Influence

Consistent use of a digital platform can position you as an expert

Day 2 of SMWLagos was all about the power of media and influence. Attendees got…

By Sirita Wright

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When It’s a Free Gift, It’s Going to Cost You

Want to get better control of your spending? Stop being bamboozled by the word "free."

Stop being bamboozled by the word “free.”

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Then & Now: 10 Global Influencers of Color in Activism, Arts, Fashion and More

Innovators who set legacies and the international members of the new school carrying the torch

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, here’s 10 global influencers of color from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Can’t Afford Tuition Here? College is Free in Europe

And many classes are taught entirely in English

American students are paying no or low-cost college tuition in Europe. Unless you’re getting generous…


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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…


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#WhichHillary? Twitter Users Voice Concerns with Clinton’s Record

On Thursday #WhichHillary became the top trending hashtag on Twitter after a Black Lives Matter activist was kicked out of predominately white fundraiser

On Thursday morning, Twitter users voiced their displeasure with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton using the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

By Cristie Leondis

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Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban: Presidential Candidates Appear Technologically Illiterate

“This isn’t about the age of the candidates. It’s about their knowledge."

‘Shark Tank’ shark Mark Cuban weighs in on the importance of technological-savvy in a president,…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Condoleezza Rice, U.S. Secretary of State

29 days of modern black history makers

In January 2005 Condoleezza Rice became the first African American woman to serve as Secretary…

By Safon Floyd

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[Op Ed] Race and Loathing in South Carolina Presidential Primaries

Why the stakes are so high for the GOP and Democrats

Known for its rough-and-tumble politics, the pivotal GOP and Democratic presidential primaries, respectively, show two…

By Derek T. Dingle

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HBCU Students at Apple

An Immersive Experience For HBCU Scholars at Apple

Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund provide an immersive experience for HBCU students

Students are provided a unique opportunity to prepare for internships at Apple.

By Samara Lynn

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Carla Hayden

President Obama Nominates First African American to Head Library of Congress

Carla Hayden has been nominated as 14th Librarian of Congress

President Obama nominates Carla Hayden as new head of the Library of Congress, making her…

By Courtney Connley

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7 Must-Haves For Women of Power Summit

Everything you need for a successful summit, and then some

As we gear up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit, wants nothing more…

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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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