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Netflix Announces ‘Unlimited’ Leave for New Moms and Dads

New policy even extends to employees who have recently become adopted parents

Netflix announces new plan to offer unlimited maternity and paternity leave to new parents

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President Obama Hosts First-Ever White House Demo Day

Event celebrates the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy

President Obama hosted the first-ever Demo Day, which celebrated the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ruth Simmons, Former Brown University President, Appointed to Square’s Board of Directors

Simmons will be the second woman to serve on the company's board of directors

Former Brown University President Ruth Simmons joins Square’s board of directors.

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How Do We Cut the School to Prison Pipeline? Rethink Discipline

School districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

How school districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

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Kim Royster to Become Highest-Ranking Black Woman in NYPD History

Royster's promotion comes in the wake of Commissioner Bratton's efforts to diversify his force

NYPD’s Deputy Chief Kim Royster will be promoted to chief, making her the highest-ranking black…

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[PHOTOS] The Best of President Obama’s Travels Around the World

White House photographer highlights President Obama's travels around the world

Whitehouse photographer highlights President Obama’s travels around the world.

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Nigeria’s Arunma Oteh Named World Bank’s VP and Treasurer

In leading the Wold Bank Ms. Oteh has four top priorities in mind

Nigeria’s Arunma Oteh named World Banks Vice President and Treasurer and has four priorities in…

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Anthony Anderson Says: Don’t Compromise Who You Are In Order To Succeed

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories.

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7 Unique Side-Businesses to Start Now

Small lucrative endeavors that may be worth more money than you think

These unique small businesses may help you earn more cash than you think.

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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Appointed First Black Female to Lead US Conference of Mayors

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake serves as the first African American women president in the conference's 83 years of existence

Baltimore mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, appointed first black female to lead US Conference of Mayors.

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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

Financial Planner, Michael F. Kay provides tips on how to determine your economic success

Use these tips to squeeze the gap between your economic potential and see results.

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Retiring Your Debt Before You Retire

3 tips that can lighten your debt load

Research shows that workers with debt are worried about retirement. This story offers tips on…

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Mobile Innovation Competition to Take Place in Washington, D.C.

Application period now open for a chance to win $10,000 while resolving a social need

“The Mobileys is about recognizing and supporting innovations that rise above the fray and use…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Reggie Love: Career Lessons I Learned as President Obama’s Assistant

Love explains how working with POTUS has helped him to succeed in his career today

President Obama’s former assistant, Reggie Love, explains how his career lessons with POTUS have helped…

By Courtney Connley

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NCLB Rewrite Strengthens Career and Technical Education

Sen. Tim Kaine, Democrat, champions CTE as a STEM solution

Key provisions developed by Sen. Tim Kaine have been approved for inclusion in the Every…

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What Higher Rates Will Mean for Homebuyers and Homeowners

Federal Reserve Chairwoman indicates rates are rising soon

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates as soon as September. What does…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Your Next Best Hire May Have Spent Time in Prison

Mark Holden of Koch Industries shares why criminal justice reform makes for good business

Although the U.S. has less than 5% of the world’s population, it houses roughly 25%…

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Spelman Cuts Ties With Former Benefactor Bill Cosby

Follows other schools, including Temple University

Spelman College joins other colleges including Temple University and U. Mass, Amherst, in cutting ties…

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Black Women Uniting for Equal Pay

At 2:07 EST #ClockOut4Equal Pay comes alive

Atlanta-based women’s equality group, Atlanta Women for Equality (AWE), is turning a global spotlight on…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Marriott Hotels Courts Millennials with Live Performances, Food Trucks and More

Attracting millennials with live performances, food and more

Marriott hotels are attracting millennials with live performances, food trucks and more.

By Kandia Johnson

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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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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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