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Cool Jobs: How a Former Film Major Found His Calling As a Voiceover Artist

Kareem Taylor talks about using his talent behind the scenes

Clark Atlanta University graduate Kareem Taylor shares his journey to finding his calling as a…

By Courtney Connley

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First-Generation College Students Not Succeeding, and Money Isn’t the Problem

Social and cultural factors are working against many students who are the first in their family to pursue higher education

First-generation college students encounter a campus culture shock they find impossible to navigate. Many drop…

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T.D. Jakes Introduces Expanded Interactive Bible App

More than 10,000 users have already downloaded/updated the app with new features

Pastor, entrepreneur and best-selling author T.D. Jakes has partnered with Inspired Properties to introduce the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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FCC and Charter Face $10 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Suit alleges civil rights violations and calls Charter CEO 'a blatant racist'

FCC and Charter Communications are being sued for $10 billion in federal court by Byron…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Dynamic Mother-Daughter Entrepreneur Duos You Should Know

Sometimes your next business partner is closer than you think

BlackEnterprise.com recognizes successful mother-daughter dynamic business duos who’ve come together, realizing success in their industries.…

By Safon Floyd

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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La La Anthony and Timbaland Developing Hip-Hop Docuseries

Project centers on story of Jeff Janvier and Session Cruz’s Face Time Agency

Actress, author and producer La La Anthony, and Grammy-winning producer Timbaland are teaming up to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Reports: Oprah Makes Nearly $20 Million From Weight Watchers Tweet

Media mogul says she eats bread 'every day' on the program

Reports are raving about Oprah Winfrey’s latest feat with what has been a decades-long battle…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Ava DuVernay Talks About Having an All-Female-Directed Show

'Selma' director "gets her Shonda on" with new project

Ava DuVernay hires an all-female directorial team for her first television series on OWN network.

By Courtney Connley

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The Business of Beauty: Wigs and Weaves

Several entrepreneurs have built lucrative businesses in haircare

Today’s woman is constantly on the move. With hectic schedules and intense budgets, she oftentimes…

By Aniesia Williams

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7 Great (and Free!) Apps for Managing Student Loans

Help for paying off those student loans

Technology can help you manage and repay student loans.

By Samara Lynn

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4 Takeaways From Last GOP Debate Before Iowa

What we learned from the first Trump-less GOP debate

In the absence of Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz took on the mantle of the zealous…

By Hailey Wallace

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Morehouse Student Turns Beyoncé and Rihanna Lyrics Into Résumé and Job Interview Tips

Chris Sumlin takes a creative approach to employment

Morehouse student uses Beyoncé and Rihanna lyrics to dish career-building tips to his millennial peers

By Courtney Connley

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How Long Before We Achieve Education Equity in America? 250 Years?

"Justice delayed is justice denied." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Education equity remains elusive since the Coleman Report first formally exposed learning gaps between black…

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Alicia Boler-Davis Trump Awards

Woman of Power Alicia Boler-Davis Named 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year

GM exec honored for exceptional career accomplishments at 24th annual Trumpet Awards

Boler-Davis to be honored for career accomplishments at the 24th Annual Trump Awards.

By Safon Floyd

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Actor/producer Nate Parker

The Birth of Nate’s Nation

How actor and activist Nate Parker plans to televise the revolution

With only a few short days left at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, actor and…

By Jessica White

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Can Ben Carson Pull Off An Upset in the Iowa Caucus?

In exclusive interview, GOP hopeful shares plan to win black voters

Carson is hitting the comeback trail by expanding his outreach and using opportunities like last…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

Xerox to Separate Into Two Companies, Ursula Burns Releases Statement

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African American woman to serve as CEO of a Fortune 500 company, issues statement.

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African-American woman to serve as…

By Samara Lynn

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

By Cristie Leondis

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FCC Just Socked It To Cable Companies With Set Top Box Proposal

Here's how this bold move affects you

The FCC moves to force cable companies to allows consumer choice of cable set top…

By Samara Lynn

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