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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…

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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…

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tichina arnold

Tichina Arnold Talks Career Longevity

There is certainly no remorse for this career's survival

Find out what Tichina Arnold attributes to a longstanding career, and what she dreams she…

By Safon Floyd

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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office party

5 Ways to Throw a Healthy (But Deliciously Fun) Office Party

As the boss, lead your employees to better health with these office party options

Though the winter holidays are long gone, summer ushers in more office shindigs—and the extra…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Working Class

People of Color Will Be Majority Working Class by 2032

The changing face of the workforce

“While policies aimed at raising living standards for the working class are often conflated with…

By Stacey Tisdale

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MC Lyte

Golf and Tennis Challenge: MC Lyte Set to Light it Up

Poor Georgie, Paper Thin, Keep on Keepin’ On, Ruff Neck, Cha Cha Cha. You get it. Just be there.

Check out the hip hop icon, MC Lyte, as she rips the stage at the…

By Safon Floyd

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Venture Capitalists

Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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lunchtime

3 Healthy Substitutes for Your Next Lunchtime

Here's how to make your workday lunchtime delicious and nutritious

Is lunchtime the highlight of your work day? If so, check out these healthy—but yummy—alternatives…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Health Hazards

3 Health Hazards at the Office and How to Avoid Them​

Take heed to protect your wellness where you spend the bulk of your day

The office can foster several factors that can lead to health challenges. Here’s how entrepreneurs…

By Janell Hazelwood

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credit cards

Millennials Shying Away From Credit Cards

The pros and cons of credit cards

“A credit card shouldn’t be seen as taboo. Used correctly, a credit card can…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

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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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