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Andre Walters

From Sports to Tech: How One Professional Went from Jordan’s Camp to Making Apps

Andre Walters shares his journey to launch Yuno app

Tech entrepreneur Andre Walters is the founder of Yuno, a new “social media e-commerce” platform.…

By Samara Lynn

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Breaking Barriers: U.S. Military Opens Up Combat Jobs to Women

Defense Secretary announces women will be able to participate in elite military forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces military will open up all combat jobs to women.

By Courtney Connley

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How I Did It: Nicholas Owen Seeks to Fill News Void for Minorities with NOTV

Platform uses social media to provide bite-sized videos on issues affecting people of color

Howard University alum Nicholas Owen launched NOTV, a global news platform that disseminates information via…

By Courtney Connley

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mortgage-rates

Mortgage Rates Likely Moving Higher… But Not Much

Why homeowners shouldn't panic over headlines about higher rates

Despite strong job market data, analysts say mortgage rates will remain low for some time.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Business World

Productivity Solution: OneVuex and Microsoft Are Ready to Boost Workflow Efficiency

Darrel S. Bass shares how he has created an innovative work software solution

OneVeux is an innovative line of business software solution designed to streamline workflow and cut…

By Samara Lynn

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2016 Grammy Awards: Kendrick Lamar Dominates & Omarion Gets Best … Twitter Rant Award

The Weeknd and Taylor Swift also among the top nominees

Kendrick Lamar earned 11 Grammy nominations in nine different categories, while pop star Omarion takes…

By Cristie Leondis

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CBC Tech 2020 AAIP

Lack of Talent Pipeline a ‘Myth’ Says Congressional Black Caucus Chair

CBC and black tech professionals announce new diversity and inclusion efforts

“There are African Americans who are ready, who are willing, and who are able to…

By Samara Lynn

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Minority Recipients of JPMorgan Chase–Backed Entrepreneurs of Color Fund Awarded $325,000

Four Detroit-based minority-owned small businesses to receive loans and lines of credit

The EOC Fund is designed to increase economic opportunity for underserved populations in Detroit by…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[WATCH] How Yoga Can Reduce Holiday Strife

Calia Marshall shares quick tutorial for surviving Christmas stress

Calia Marshall, founder of Brown Sugar, shares video yoga tutorial to combat holiday stress.

By Kandia Johnson

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Time and Money-Saving Electronic Coupons and Coupon Apps

E-coupons are more convenient and discreet than paper ones

While some shoppers are too embarrassed to present coupons at the register, many others are…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Guide to the Best Birthday Freebies

Because you should be treated on your special day

Did you know there are scores of businesses that want to lavish you with free…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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[Watch] Lonely Planet Reveals Must-See Countries in 2016

Top destinations to visit in 2016

Lonely Planet reveals ten top destinations to visit in 2016.

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Organizations Honoring the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Events and organizations are keeping the political icon's legacy alive.

It was Mandela who once said: It is in your hands to make a difference,…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Exotic Destinations You Can Visit Without a Passport

No passport? No problem. Check out these exotic locations in the U.S.

It’s not often that you hear the word exotic and U.S. destination mentioned in the…

By Kandia Johnson

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From Hip-Hop to the Small Screen: 50 Cent and Nicki Minaj Land New TV Deals

Each involved in biographical projects that put their personal stories on centerstage

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Nicki Minaj have all landed recent deals…

By Janell Hazelwood

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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

$15.8 Million: LeBron James Lands Deal for Entertainment Studio

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports invest in expanding Uninterrupted platform offerings

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports recently announced an investment in Uninterrupted, slated to become yet…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance Cost

Try these tips to reap some savings

According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the average annual U.S. insurance premium was…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Report: Auto Industry Sees Record Sales

Experts attribute low gas prices and Black Friday as key drivers

November auto sales hit record numbers. New-car sales last month benefited from Black Friday deals,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Paving Your Road to Silicon Valley

Career insights from Facebook Inc.'s own Bari a. Williams

Think strategically about what you have to offer the industry, no matter the discipline, and…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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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?
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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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