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March On Washington Film Festival Honors Heroes of Civil Rights Era

Using the power of film, music, and the arts to share stories about activism

Striving to increase awareness of the events and heroes of the Civil Rights Era and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Startup

Why Your Male Dominated Tech Startup Isn’t Sustainable (and How to Diversify)

Five reasons why diversifying your tech startup can benefit your business

When someone tells you they work for a tech startup, you probably picture boys’ club…

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app

How Customers are Changing the App World (and How You Can Keep Them Engaged)

Tips on how to fulfill the many demands of today's mobile-focused and tech savvy consumer

“There’s an app for that.” That phrase has become shorthand for our current reality. These…

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Young Boss

How This Young Boss Handled Self-Doubt and Naysayers

Handle non-believers with care...here's how

Chinasa Gift Nwokocha is a Villanova University college student and founder of Ataria NYC, a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Domestic Violence Victim

Domestic Violence Victim Shares 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Rebuilding financial values after they've been torn down

“There are many obstacles that are not in our control that negatively affect our finances,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Entrepreneur Creates ‘Make America Native Again’ Hat To Counter Trump Supporters

Goal to incite conversation around marginalized population of indigenous people

Donald Trump supporters can be seen wearing a red baseball cap with the caption: “Make…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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acknowledging others

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

By Black Enterprise

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Survival Guide

#PowerTV: Tasha’s Survival Guide In Her Own Words

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

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Next Employer

5 Best Ways to Vet Your New Employer

Sure, you want them to like you, but not before deciding if you like them.

Check out this list of 5 ways to vet your potential employer to save time…

By Safon Floyd

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Lena Horne

Legendary Lena Horne Talks Racial Injustice

"The more we change, the more it stays the same."

Watch as singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne shares her disappointment in…

By Safon Floyd

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Clients

3 Top Strategies for Getting Closer to Your Clients

Three ways to grow your business by using a more personalized approach to engaging with existing clients

As the CEO for In Touch EMR, a healthcare consulting and software business, I’ve found…

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Martinique

Martinique Has Been Named the Safest Place to Visit in the Caribbean

This marks the second time in recent years that Martinique has been recognized as the “Safest Destination in the Caribbean

White-sand beaches, tropical cocktails, and lazy sunsets are usually the first things that come to…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Puerto Rico

Despite Zika Puerto Rico has Increased in Meetings and Business Conventions

Puerto Rico is still open for business

Zika who?
For business travelers, Puerto Rico is still very much open for business, with 57…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Mental Detox

3 Quick Steps for Morning Mental Detox

Start your day on the right track with these three tips

Take some quiet time in the morning to detox and refresh before getting to the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Critical Mentoring Is Critical to College Success

New CGI Commitment to Action helps youth navigate structural inequities

How that relates to college access means even talking about what it means to go…

By Robin White Goode

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Tammah

Tech Innovator of the Week: Tammah Founder Nnamdi Ejiogu

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American/African diaspora tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Nnamdi Ejiogu, Founder of Tammah.

“The mainstream media’s portrayal of Africa is mostly myopic,” says Nnamdi Ejiogu. “Well meaning, but…

By Samara Lynn

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Busy

Mid-week Mindfulness: Stay Busy; Stay Sharp

Why getting busy may support optimal brain power

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If multitasking is your middle name and feeling overwhelmed is your game, there…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter To Black Businesses In Fight for Social Justice

African American entrepreneurs and executives are using their political and financial clout to drive policing reform

The Black Lives Matter movement has struck a chord with African American executives and entrepreneurs.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Callaloo

Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

How Callaloo, an educational brand for kids, is changing the way children of color engage with literary content and improving self esteem

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

By Jared Brown

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smart

Why We Need to Teach Teachers Better

Should we train teachers the way we train doctors?

During our interview, I asked Sahlberg about the U.S. education system, among many other things…

By Robin White Goode

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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