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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The People v. O.J. Simpson: First of 10 Episodes Draw High Interest and Ratings

Opinions on the verdict still strong 20 years after "case of the century"

TV and entertainment critics are already calling FX’s “The People v O.J. Simpson” debut “absorbing,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lester Holt, broadcast journalist

Black History Month: Lester Holt, Broadcast Journalist

28 days of modern black history makers

Broadcast journalist Holt became the first African American solo anchor of a weekday network nightly…

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Managing Your Career Through Breast Cancer

Navigate your job and income on your own terms

You need to know what you can expect physically and psychologically so you can be…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Candidate Watch-Feb. 3, 2016

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…


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Designer Brett Johnson Presents Autumn Winter Collection at New York Fashion Week

Johnson spotlights off-duty fashion

The 2016 line of Italian-made fashion, featured embossed nubuck leathers, luxurious suedes, brushed cottons, natural…

By Kandia Johnson

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Yahoo to Fire Over 1,000 Workers and Close Offices

Yahoo's earnings report and subsequent announcements show the company is struggling to remain relevant and competitive

After reporting earnings, Yahoo will lay off over 1,000 employees.

By Samara Lynn

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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus (Wikipedia, Photo by Gage Skidmore)

EXCLUSIVE: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to Host 4th Annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards

Former HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson receives this year's award

This year’s theme is Pursuing the Promise. Notable GOP heavyweights will convene to watch RNC…

By Hailey Wallace

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5 Ways Starving Artists Can Build Up Their Business Skills

From financing to marketing, here's what you need for a flourishing career

From financing to marketing, here’s what starving artists need for a flourishing career.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How One Startup is Helping Its Employees Beat Student Loan Debt

LendEDU to offer employees $200 per month to pay off student loans

LendEDU announces plan to offer current and future employees $200 per month towards paying off…

By Courtney Connley

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What Do Jobless Youth Need More Than Anything Else?

Urban Alliance gives disadvantaged high school students a leg up

Urban Alliance, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., matches jobless youth who are high school students…


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Judge Greg Mathis

Judge Greg Mathis to Join 17th Annual Black College Expo

Career and internship component at each venue

The 17th Annual Black College Expo is taking place Feb. 6, 2016 at the L.A.…

By Robin White Goode

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[WATCH] Fox News Guest Sparks Outrage With Commentary On Blacks and Republicans

Crystal Wright says party shouldn't 'bother' trying to rally support of blacks in presidential race

Fox News recently explored the importance of the black vote on with a very controversial…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Alphabet Masters the ABCs of Profit While Apple Falls Short

While Alphabet's earnings are cheered, Apple's may reveal a current lack of innovation appetite

Apple, Microsoft, and Google’s fourth-quarter earnings reports are very telling about the state of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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[WATCH] Men’s Fashion Week Kicks off in New York

Men's Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2016 takes place February 1- 4

Men’s Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2016 takes place February 1- 4.

By Kandia Johnson

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Alfre Woodard Named Women of Power Legacy Award Recipient

Woodard joins Vanessa Williams, Renee Powell, and N. Joyce Payne as 2016 award recipients

Alfre Woodard will be honored with a Legacy Award at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

By Safon Floyd

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Don’t Believe Me, Just Watch

These influential creatives and executives are making waves in the entertainment industry

From the big screen to the smallest, the entertainment landscape has been disrupted. A new…

By Kali Wilder

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Oakland Answers White House Call to Expand Computer Science Education

Ensuring that all Oakland students have access to CS education and career pathways

Answering President Obama’s call to make computer science education available to all students as a…


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Crack-Up with Comedian Capone at BE Women of Power Summit

The notorious funnyman brings the laughter to Hollywood

Comedian Capone joins R&B sensation Johnny Gill as live entertainment for this highly-anticipated 2016 Women…

By Safon Floyd

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2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships - Day 6

Black History Month: Simone Biles, Gymnast

28 days of modern black history makers

At 18, Simone Biles is the first African American world all-around champion and the first…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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