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graduation

Kentucky Narrows Graduation Gap Between Low- and High-Income Students

Report from Everyone Graduates Center examines what works

“Kentucky is a state with rates of poverty that exceed the nation’s, but with graduation…

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Job Seeker

Before You Hit Send: 5 Common Job Seeker Mistakes

CareerBuilder survey uncovers five common job seeker pitfalls

CareerBuilder survey uncovers five common job seeker pitfalls.

By Kandia Johnson

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Religious freedom

Using Religious Freedom to Sanction LGBT Discrimination Could Head to Supreme Court

Colorado baker says gay marriage is a message he can’t promote; takes his case to highest court

In 2012 Masterpiece Cake Shop owner Jack Phillips citied his Christian beliefs when turned away…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Networking

What No One Tells You About Networking Your Way into a New Job

3 keys to successful networking for young professionals

3 keys to successful networking for young professionals.

By Kandia Johnson

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bBooth

Nick Cannon is bBooth’s New Brand Ambassador

Entertainer and activist Nick Cannon becomes the global brand ambassador for bBooth, a tech startup providing attention-grabbing new methods for marketing and branding

Nick Cannon has just been named Global Brand Ambassador with hot, new tech startup, bBooth.
BBooth…

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resume

Resume Revamp: The One Thing You’re Doing Wrong on Your Resume

Revamp your resume by focusing on your accomplishments

Revamp your resume by focusing on your accomplishments.

By Kandia Johnson

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7 Ways Serena Williams Proves She’s More Than Tennis

You know shes a tennis pro, but what else?

Check out a few of the other things that Serena Williams has mastered that you…

By Safon Floyd

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email

5 Ways to Not Get Your Email Hacked

Save yourself some of Mrs. Clinton's headaches. Here are fives ways you can avoid becoming the victim of an email hack.

Save yourself some of Mrs. Clinton’s headaches. Here are fives ways you can avoid becoming…

By Samara Lynn

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401

Massive Investment Gap Between Black and White 401 (k) Owners

New service aims to take the guesswork out for investors

retirement, 401 (k), IRA, investing

By Stacey Tisdale

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UNCF STEM Scholars

UNCF Announces Inaugural UNCF Stem Scholars

Awards to include critical wraparound services

The 100 top-performing African American high school seniors selected from across the nation, will each…

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expert tips

6 Expert Tips On Working While Vacationing

Professionalism Matters founder, Dana Brownlee, shares her 95% unplugged vacation mode

Check out these expert tips on how to successfully get work done while vacationing from…

By Safon Floyd

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mystery shopper

How You Can Earn Extra Money On The Side As An Undercover Shopper

Becoming a mystery shopper is a valid entrepreneurial side hustle or part-time gig

If you love to eat out at restaurants, shop at retail stores, give your opinion…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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high school

Does High School Success Automatically Translate to College Success?

No, and advanced coursework doesn’t help much either

Advanced high school coursework may not be worth it unless you take calculus. Courses like…

By Robin White Goode

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diverse books

We Need Diverse Books Accomplishes Publishing Mission

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a mission to put books with diverse characters in the hands of children

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a…

By Safon Floyd

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Africa Tech Now

CES 2017 Tech Convention Will Include ‘Africa Tech Now’ Showcase

CES will include a showcase of the best in African tech startups at its Las Vegas consumer technology show next year

One of the largest annual tech events in the world will feature for the first…

By Samara Lynn

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investors

Win $1 Million in Cash and In-kind Prizes to Help Get Your Startup Off the Ground

Accelerate Michigan's Innovation Challenge helps entrepreneurs attract investors

Investors and entrepreneurs—many in high-tech fields–are no longer just looking to Silicon Valley or even…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Verizon

Verizon Initiative to Shatter Stereotypes of Young Men of Color

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom's effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of color and provide access to valuable tech skills

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom’s effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of…

By Samara Lynn

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneur

Tech Innovator of the Week: Dez White, State Safe Stop

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Dez White, founder of State Safe Stop.

Dez White’s latest tech startup is State Safe Stop, an app to assist during contact…

By Samara Lynn

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hillary clinton

Before Hillary Clinton Made History With Her Nomination Shirley Chisholm Blazed a Trail

Remembering the first African American female to seek nomination for presidency with a major political party

It’s official. Hillary Clinton is the first woman presidential nominee in history. As Democrats and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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