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Eric Holder Honored at NAACP Legal Defense Fund 75th Anniversary Gala

The first African American to serve as U.S. Attorney General received the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award

The NAACP LDF honored former United States Attorney General Eric Holder for his lifelong efforts…

By Matthew S. Scott

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When One Spouse Retires First

3 tips for keeping the peace when you’re on different paths

Things can get tricky, however, when the person sleeping next to you does have to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches

Headed out of town for the holidays? Follow these tips to keep your sanity.

Over the next 2 months, millions of people around the nation will hit the road…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: The Harlem Globetrotter

MTV director Ezinne Kwubiri talks traveling and handling business around the world

The Harlem Globetrotter, Ezinne Kwubiri, has been working with MTV over the last eight years…

By Mia N. Hall

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STEM Women of Color Immortalized in Digital Stock Photos

There is a disturbing lack of stock images online of women of color in tech. These two women in tech aim to fix that

Two women create free, online stock images of women of color in STEM fields.

By Samara Lynn

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5 Ways to Revamp Your E-Commerce Brand

Create a one-of-a-kind consumer experience to set yourself apart from the competition

Here are five ways you can give your e-commerce brand a boost.

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Minority Business Development Agency Puts $7.7 Million Toward New Business Centers

New grants will spur innovation and collaboration

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency launched a search for prospective partners…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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13 Ways Shy or Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Network Like Naturals

Tips and techniques to make networking easier

Here’s how naturally shy or introverted entrepreneurs can step up their networking game.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Microsoft Opens High-Tech Store on Fifth Avenue in NYC

New York City welcomes Microsoft''s new high-tech flagship store

Take a walk with me through the new Microsoft Store.

By Samara Lynn

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The Studio Museum in Harlem Celebrates Nigerian Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Crosby gets one of the most significant honors an artist can receive today

The Studio Museum in Harlem awards Nigerian artist Njideka Akynyili Crosby with the Joyce Alexander…

By Courtney Connley

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President Obama Makes Good on Promise to Help Americans Save for Retirement

Free myRA retirement accounts launch nationwide

“myRA is designed to remove common barriers to saving, and give people an easy way…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[POLL] Marijuana For All? For Some? Or For None?

To legalize or not to legalize? That is the question.

Colorado legalized the medicinal use of marijuana in 2000 and its recreational use in 2012.…

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Black Businesses To Have More Access To Capital

SEC finally passes JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, opening up a wider pool of investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3 to 1 to finally allow all non-accredited…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What it Takes to Graduate From College

Students need emotional support and academic preparation

Discussing college completion and attainment at the National Higher Education Summit, panelists explored what’s working…

By Robin White Goode

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Carve Your Own Path: How 5 Professionals Found Success in Unconventional Careers

Be motivated and inspired by these phenomenal women

Explore the world of wine and indulge. Spin a few tunes for notable brands and…

By Kandia Johnson

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PayPal Pays Out $1 Billion In Small Business Loans

Working Capital program helps those having trouble with traditional bank loans

PayPal loans have proven to be beneficial to small business owners who have had trouble…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Elise Wims Talks Taking a Career Break for New Reality Show

Apres Ski cast member took a risk to pursue her dream job

Not too many people would risk leaving their day jobs for a dream career in…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Invest in the Legalization of Marijuana

The highs and lows of planting Cannabis stocks in your portfolio

More access means more consumers and more profits. Some cannabis stocks have outperformed the market…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Rubio is Ready

As the Bush campaign continues to flounder, GOP heavyweights have flocked to Rubio

More good news for Senator Marco Rubio—Cory Gardner, a Republican senator, has officially endorsed him…

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Lack of Estate Planning Puts Black Wealth At Risk

Our commitment to multi-generational wealth creation requires us to plan for the inevitable.

Our commitment to multi-generational wealth creation requires us to plan for the inevitable.

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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