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Inauguration

John Lewis Leads Congressional Sit-In To Address Gun Violence

The civil rights icon and Democratic legislators take over House Floor

Civil Rights icon John Lewis is the last living organizer of the historic 1963 March…

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cannabis

All Things Cannabis at CWCBExpo

From doggie treats to universities; if you can imagine it, it probably already exists.

Check out what the cannabis industry is offering and find out how you can get…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Music Month

WBLS and WLIB Celebrate Black Music Month with The Color Purple

An exclusive listener event, Monday, June 27th

Join WBLS and WLIB in celebrating Black Music Month with an exclusive listener event with…

By Safon Floyd

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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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OITNB

Women’s Prison Association Joins OITNB to Bring Reform

"What we expose they are actually trying to solve."

Learn how the WPA is collaborating with OITNB to enlighten the masses in hopes of…

By Safon Floyd

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White House

This “Champion of Change” Wants You To Make Something

National Week of Making June 17 - June 23

The goal is really multi-faceted. One goal is to help young people to be more…

By Robin White Goode

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money

5 Worthless Work Worries

Why you need to get over other people's opinions of you, past mistakes, and other work worries that waste your time and energy

Work offers plenty of legitimate concerns: deadlines, goals, customer satisfaction, new opportunities, missed opportunities—the list…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What You Need to Know About Payday Loans

Pulling yourself out of the short-term debt spiral

The fact is, however, that many people rely on payday loans to make ends meet,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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tardisk

How to Easily Double Your MacBook’s Storage

TarDisk solves the tricky problem of upgrading MacBook storage in a unique way

Additionally, there are no tools required to install TarDisk nor need to open up…

By Samara Lynn

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

By Robin White Goode

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vivian nixon

This Woman Went From Prison to Executive Leader of a Major Organization

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce. 

By Kandia Johnson

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tech app

His Finance Tech App Won Half a Million Dollars for Its Simple Brilliance

Ace Callwood is the $500,000 man. Along with his partners, this tech entrepreneur launched Painless 1099, a tax solution for freelancers and independent contractors.

“The app provides independent contractors a way to focus on their work and avoid unexpected…

By Samara Lynn

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ESSA

Why Numbers Matter Under ESSA

States can easily subvert the law by keeping their numbers high

Although education has been termed the great equalizer, there is nothing equal about education in…

By Robin White Goode

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senior

#WellnessWednesday: Smart Senior Care Technology

Smart, Internet of Things technology can help senior citizens lead independent, fulfilling lives

The senior population aged 65-79 in 2030 is projected to be nearly one-third minority.

By Samara Lynn

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nate parker

5 things you didn’t know about Nate Parker’s ‘Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker's goal is to reclaim our history and change the narrative with his new, award winning film, Birth of a Nation.

“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my career. It was my desperate…

By Kali Wilder

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amanda brown

Director Amanda Brown Shares 3 Important Money Lessons

Family Financial Tragedy Shapes Filmmaker’s Lense

Starting my financial planning process early continues to give me multiple chances to get my…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black children

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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money

Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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