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Tavis Smiley Signs Multiyear Development and Production Deal with Warner Bros. Television Group

New deal will bring two new, scripted television series to the network

Award-winning author, broadcaster and producer Tavis Smiley inks multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Television Group…

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How to Master the Art of the Follow-Up

Follow these steps to follow-up like a pro

A networking event is just the jumping-off point for starting a new professional relationship…

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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CNBC’s Epperson Asking GOP Candidates the ‘Money’ Questions

“It’s the economy stupid”

“I want viewers to walk away understanding how their education, jobs, taxes, and financial security…

By Stacey Tisdale

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(l-r) Renee Powell, professional golf pioneer and Dr. N. Joyce Payne, founder of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Renee Powell and Dr. Joyce N. Payne Honored at 2016 Women of Power Summit

Black Enterprise celebrates 11 years of trailblazers

Black Enterprise honors women who have made a significant impact on the immediate and extended…

By Safon Floyd

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National Park Service’s Oldest Volunteer Talks Serving the Community at 100

Dr. Mildred Dixon explains her personal ties to giving back

The National Park Service’s oldest volunteer, 100-year-old Dr. Mildred Dixon, talks the history behind her…

By Courtney Connley

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4 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make When Starting a New Business

An honest look at setting out on your own

Nowadays, social media has given a lot of people a false sense of reality on…

By Kandia Johnson

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Global Philanthropist Talks Power of Black Women in Action

How MacDella Cooper used corporate experience in fashion to drive change in Liberia

MacDella Cooper has enjoyed a successful career in fashion and corporate event planning, working for…

By Janell Hazelwood

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3 Best Affordable and Enjoyable Cities in the U.S.

CheapOair hosts an awards ceremony that celebrates American cities

If you’re looking to book a last-minute vacation before the year ends, CheapOair, an online…

By Kandia Johnson

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Actor and Comedian Mike Epps to Host 2016 ABFF Honors

Annual awards gala salutes excellence in film and television

Actor and comedian Mike Epps will host the 2016 ABFF Honors in February. The annual…

By Kali Wilder

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Texas Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald at a press conference in Fort Worth

Fort Worth,Texas, Welcomes First African American Police Chief

Joel Fitzgerald says he's ready to listen and embrace new ideas from the community

Joel Fitzgerald, former police chief of Missouri City near Houston and, most recently, Allentown, Pennsylvania,…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Businesses Benefit From $30 Million in Lending With Help From JPMorgan Chase

High loan rejection rate leads to new capital access initiative

JPMorgan Chase and VEDC have teamed to launch The National African American Small Business Loan…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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National Black Programming Consortium and Silicon Harlem Hold Inaugural Hackathon

New York-based organizations partner to deliver Hack360

The Silicon Harlem 2nd Annual Tech Conference announced the winners of Hack360, a hackathon event…

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Uniting for Activism: Usher, Harry Belafonte Spark Vital Chat on Driving Change

Bridging the gap, the two talk education, Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter

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Entertainer Usher and legendary actor and activist Harry Belafonte sat down recently during an…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Motorsports Leaders: Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton Becomes Formula 1 World Champ

He's the first driver in the series to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons

Often touted as the “first black driver in Formula 1,” Lewis Hamilton has won his…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Applying to College: Early Action or Early Decision?

The differences among early college application processes

What are the differences between early action, early decision, and other admissions options when applying…

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15 Inspirational Quotes for Overcoming Failure and Challenges

Stuck in a rut? Check out a few inspirational quotes to help you push past your challenges

Whether you’re a student, business owner or employee, everybody gets stuck in a rut at…

By Kandia Johnson

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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Will the Supreme Court Ban Affirmative Action in College Admissions?

Consideration of race off-limits in eight states

The Supreme Court will once again examine Fisher v University of Texas Austin., which has…

By Robin White Goode

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3 Initial Steps to Raising a Seed Round

How one successful entrepreneur planned his search for startup capital

The most important step to raising your seed round is finding your first investor. This…

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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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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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