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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

By Samara Lynn

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Kidpreneur

Kidpreneur Launches Publishing Company That Celebrates Brown Girls Everywhere

Promotes high self-esteem and positive self-images for black girls

Kidpreneurs never cease to amaze and make us wonder what we were doing with our…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Columbia

Black Columbia Business School Alumni Offer 100 Thank Yous

Esteemed alumni from Columbia Business School celebrate the prestigious institution's centennial anniversary in this inspirational video

Find out what these African American alumni from Columbus Business School are thankful for and…

By Safon Floyd

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muslim

African American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Changes Misconceptions About Muslim-Americans

First U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympics in a hijab speaks up for the voiceless

A five-time Senior World team medalist and 2014 Senior World Team Champion, Ibtihaj Muhammad made…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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study abroad

Study Abroad With the Help of Scholarships

Spend part of your college years overseas

Although I did go to Europe as a young woman, I still think there’s nothing…

By Robin White Goode

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Single Mother

Meet Maria Wills: A Single Mother Paving Her Own Way in Entrepreneurship and Entertainment

She uses passion and fear to drive her goals

Maria Wills was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Wills…

By Chanel Martin

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diversity

Diversity Execs Share the Inside Scoop On How to Get Hired Fast

Black Enterprise spoke to Chief Diversity Executives from Capital One and Pinterest about how diversity benefits business

Decades of scientific research shows that hanging out in groups of people who, for example,…

By Selena Hill

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trash-talk

Trash Talk Your Way into Your Next Gig at G&T

The challenge has been issued, who's game?

Flex your trash talking muscles to network with executives and decision-makers over sports, games, and…

By Safon Floyd

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financial intimacy

Financial Intimacy: Is Your Relationship Ready?

What to consider before combining finances with a romantic partner

You and your partner may already be emotionally and physically intimate. However, that does not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Progressives

In the Party of Progressives, There’s Been Too Little Progress for Some

Is the Democratic Party really as progressive as it claims to be? Using environmental policy as an example, this analyzes the contradictory actions of the left wing

The Democratic Party has long sought to cast itself as an instrument of progress, agitating…

By Cristie Leondis

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black votes

In 2016, Black Votes Matter

As the courts strike down voting restrictions across the nation, black voters once again have a chance to make a big impact

When legendary civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the struggle to…

By Corey Ealons

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Wisdom

The 4 Pieces of Wisdom You Need to Grow Your Business

Numbers are key to keeping your doors open

Entrepreneurs go into business for a variety of reasons, yet they all have one thing…

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millennials

The Key to Cultivating Lasting Business Relationships

Understanding the true value of mentors

I once heard a colleague say, “You don’t look for a mentor, you strive to become…

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social justice

Social Justice Courses Cast a Long, Empowering Shadow

Transformational coursework that is gaining interest and popularity

The article describes how the students’ life experiences at the time, some of whom were…

By Robin White Goode

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Olympics

Heading to College with the Olympics on Your Mind?

Tips for surviving freshman year as a student-athlete

Use a planner to schedule your academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, work schedule, and social life.…

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Sheree Franklin-Hill

Ask Sheree: Violent Videos Leaves Manager Feeling Hopeless

Positive ways to combat the mental toll of current events surrounding minorities and law enforcement

Dear Sheree,
Watching the videos of the senseless shooting of African Americans by police officers across…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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#WellnessWednesday

#WellnessWednesday: Wake Up Better

Wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized

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We can’t get out of the bed in the morning, and it’s no…

By Black Enterprise

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oxygen mask

Happy Mom, Unhappy Mom: Secure Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others

The importance of taking quality time to care for yourself, so that you can put your best foot forward when caring for someone else

Have you ever been called selfish when you’ve done something just for you? Do you…

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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The…

By Samara Lynn

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sneaker line

The Kanye Effect: This 90s Hip Hop Duo Is Unveiling Their Sneaker Line Next

Hip-hop artists hope new brand of kicks take lifestyle market by storm

Kanye West dropped his wildly popular Yeezy Boost adidas sneaker line last year causing consumer…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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