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HP Adds Four African Americans to Its Board of Directors

Tech giant shows its commitment to diversity with new leadership appointments

HP shows its commitment to diversity by adding four African Americans to its board of…

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NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

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How Couples Can Buy a Franchise to Start a Family Business

Tips to consider before making that purchase

Here are several tips to consider before making that leap of faith to become franchisees.

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Does Your Online Learning Institution Make the Grade?

The best online educators meet these challenges head-on

The three challenges (and solutions) an online-learning institution must face to prepare students for the…

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Hillary Clinton’s Student No-Loan Plan Will Hold Schools Accountable

Plan would also reduce student borrowing

Seeking to hold schools accountable and reduce student borrowing, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton proposes a…

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Boston Hires Chief Resilience Officer to Help the City Cope with Stress

Atyia Martin to help city residents deal with social, economic and physical challenges

Boston hires Atyia Martin as chief resilience officer to help the city cope with stress.

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Google Unveils Reorganization Plan and Announces New Parent Company Called Alphabet

Google's CEO Larry Page will now serve as the new CEO of Alphabet

Google reveals new reorganization plan and announces new parent company, Alphabet

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SBA Awards $4.4 Million To Business Accelerators

Groups helping minority start-ups among winners of annual growth accelerator fund competition

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the winners of the second annual Growth Accelerator…

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[STUDY] Blacks are Increasingly Optimistic and Confident About Money

Prudential study finds growing financial savvy and affluence among African Americans

Through its research, however, Prudential turns the spotlight on the often overlooked fact that the…

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Hillary Clinton’s $350 Billion College Affordability Plan

Plan draws on and expands President Obama's college affordability agenda

The proposal is aimed at reining in the cost of college and helping millions of…

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Honda to Pay $24 Million For Discriminatory Auto Loan Practices

Federal investigation found that borrowers of color paid higher interest rates than white borrowers

American Honda Finance Corp. must also put new measures in place to address discretionary auto…

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Bernie Sanders Names Young, Black Organizer as Campaign Press Secretary

Symone Sanders will help with the campaign's support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Sen. Bernie Sanders adds young criminal justice advocate and supporter of the Black Lives Matter…

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Young Girls Design an App and Win Black Girls Code Hackathon

Young innovators participate in Black Girls Code Hackathon and win $2,000 for designing an app to support their studies

Young innovators participate in Black Girls Code Hackathon and win $2,000 for designing an…

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Black Employment Picture Varies Sharply in Different States

National data not telling the whole story

The story the numbers paint, however, would be a difficult one to sell to people…

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Art Industry Leader Thelma Golden Joins Obama Foundation Board

Studio Museum of Harlem head to lead plans for Barack Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Studio Museum of Harlem head, Thelma Golden, will lead plans for the Barack Obama Presidential…

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Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: How the Legislation Impacts Young Minorities Today

President Obama and civil rights leaders shining light on importance of restoring provision of the act to protect minorities

Activists are calling for expansion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and President Obama…

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ABFF: McDonald’s Lovin’ Competition Winner Talks Blooming Success in Filmmaking

Richard T. Fields shares his experience as a mentee and award winner at the American Black Film Festival.

BlackEnterprise.com had the chance to catch up with Richard T. Fields to learn more about…

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Put a 529 Plan on Your Back-to-School Shopping List

Begin saving for your child’s college years today

A 529 plan is an excellent way to begin saving for your child’s college expenses.…

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Who Knew? A Look at 5 Black Competitive Fencers

Top ranked black athletes go for the gold in Olympic sport

Behind a few of these masks lie ambitious black faces competing for gold medals among…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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