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Catching Up With the Black Tony Stark

Some call him the black Tony Stark. Catching up with innovator and inventor, Kerry Harris.

Sailor, officer, Navy pilot and inventor…Kerry Harris, founder and CEO of Angel 7 Industries, shares…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Career Lessons From Star Wars

These lessons apply today as well as a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away

The force has a dark side, evidenced in the infamous Darth Vader. Instead of using…

By Sonja Mack

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HBCUs Are Still The Solution

Historically black colleges do a lot more with a lot less

Publisher and Chairman Earl G. Graves Sr. states unequivocally that historically black colleges are still…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Automotive Industry Celebrates Diversity

The first Diversity Volume Leadership Awards are coming up in January

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive just announced the nominees…

By Safon Floyd

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Women of Power: What’s Your Body Saying?

Avis Jones-DeWeever Ph.D., Sheila Coates, and Renau Daniels discuss the unsaid things you may be saying.

Often times subtleties like where your eyes are focused when speaking to a client, or…

By Safon Floyd

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Pixel Pals


Buzz and his friends, the Pixel Pals, teach kids the fundamentals of electronic design with the Buzz’s Brain Blast kits. From soldering circuitry to programming, kids are taught complex concepts in fun and interactive ways. The basic kit is priced at $25 and an add-on, which teaches the basics of robotics, is available for another $20. The kits work with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Brain Board systems.

10 STEM Gifts for Kids

Holiday gifts that teach STEM skills

Here are some holiday gifts for nurturing and encouraging STEM skills.

By Samara Lynn

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Beverly Bond Announces the 2016 Launch of Black Girls Rock Africa

Celebrity DJ and philanthropist is set to launch Black Girls Rock! platform in Africa

From a star-studded annual awards show and Black Girls Rock! Think Tank for research, policy,…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Register for these upcoming events and find new ways to grow your business

Looking for some new ways to grow your business? Check out a few upcoming conferences…

By Kandia Johnson

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U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High

Gaps continue to narrow for underserved students

The U.S. high school graduation rate has set a new record for the fourth year…

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Where to Eat in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Food in the Virgin Islands ranges from casual "food shacks" to elegant, high-end restaurants. And the best part about it, is that no what you choose – you can’t go wrong!

It’s no secret that the Caribbean is known for some of the best food in…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

By Cristie Leondis

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[WATCH] 2016 Grammys: LL Cool J Back as Next Year’s Host

This is the hip-hop icon's fifth appearance leading the show

LL Cool J will be returning to the 2016 Grammy awards ceremony as host.

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘The Passion’: Tyler Perry Hosting TV Musical About Jesus

Fox greenlights deal for two-hour event set to coincide with Palm Sunday 2016

Fox has ordered a two-hour live musical event hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry called…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hot Lip Bling? Tom Ford’s ‘Drake’ Lipstick Shade Sells Out Within Minutes

Shade going for up to $118 on eBay

Drake’s Tom Ford lip hue has sold at luxury brand’s boutiques and online and is…

By Janell Hazelwood

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What Rate Hike Means for Mortgages, Credit Card Debt, and Stocks

Fed raises interest rates for first time since 2006

“The cumulative effect of a series of interest rate hikes over the next couple of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Opening Doors of Opportunity: A Better Chance Virtually Speaking

YouTube series explores how diverse students can succeed

A Better Chance begins on YouTube a conversation series called Virtually Speaking, which explores how…

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Marine Corps Authorizes Lock and Twist Hairstyles For Women

“For some, this change is culturally liberating, has financial benefits, and is simply convenient” said Sgt. Cherie Wright

Marine Corps Uniform board 215 recently authorized additional options for wear in uniform for women,…

By Cristie Leondis

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How to Bump Up Your Internet Speed

Your cable modem may be the cause of the slow connection

One of the biggest causes of slow Internet for cable broadband is an outdated cable…

By Samara Lynn

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[BE Education Package] Study, Intern, Work Overseas—Yes, You!

Diversity Abroad can show you how

Looking for opportunities to study, intern, or work overseas? Then explore the website of Diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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Candidate Watch-Dec. 16, 2015

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

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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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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