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Second Chance Pell Pilot

Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot

The Marshall, Texas, HBCU goes to Washington

In 1994, Pell Grant eligibility for students in state and federal prisons was eliminated as…

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kids

When Young Kids See Real People Getting Shot and Dying on TV

Do kids who've witnessed violence become good students?

In the subsequent 35 years, I had never watched a man actually get shot on…

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job

STFU and Do Your Job

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to recognize the five work situations when it's best to keep quiet.

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to…

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women entreprenuers

10 Things Candidates Need to Know About Women Entrepreneurs

Here are some issues that are significant for women-owned businesses this election season

As election season progresses, there are crucial issues such as barriers to entrepreneurship, impacts of…

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wealth gap

Incomes Are Growing, but Stark Wealth Gap Persists

Study finds uneven income growth

Saez also poses that we need to decide if this is acceptable as a society,…

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black supermodel

Making of a Black Supermodel; Pat Cleveland’s Memoir ‘Walking With the Muses’

Pat Cleveland's memoir divulges details on her life as an international supermodel

An exciting account of the adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland—one of the first black…

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good life

Lexus Good Life Event: Wrap Up and Highlights

The Good Life in Chicago attracted influencers and tastemakers from all over

The Good Life in Chicago attracted influencers and tastemakers from all over.

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Fashion Company

This College Student Started a Fashion Company in Her Dorm Room

Chinasa Gift Nwokocha talks juggling college and entrepreneurship

Chinasa Gift Nwokocha talks juggling college and entrepreneurship.

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Startup Founders

5 Ways Startup Founders Can Rejuvenate — and Avoid Burnout

Sometimes, the key to improving overall productivity is cutting yourself a little slack

After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and…

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money

What Would You Do If You Didn’t Have To Worry About Money?

AARP study examines priorities and financial concerns of Gen X and Baby Boomers

A survey that’s part of an AARP’s personal empowerment initiative called Life Reimagined, finds that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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business goals

5 Things You Need to Successfully Reach Your Business Goals

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time so you can get things done

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time…

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Female Entrepreneurs

Female Entrepreneurs and Their Rising Roles in Business

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in a powerful position, some female CEOs and entrepreneurs have noted progress for the better

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in…

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Derek Peterson

Meet Software Engineer Derek Peterson, VP, Intelligent Product Solutions

Derek Peterson started his journey in tech before there was focus on diversity and inclusion. Beginning as software engineer and programmer, he is now a senior executive for one of the leading technology companies on the East Coast

Derek Peterson is the VP of software and business development at Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS)…

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leadership

3 Business Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From the Military

Justin Constantine's book on leadership outlines principles and tactics for business executives

There’s an old saying that no plan survives first contact with the enemy,” notes Constantine.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Faterhood

Raising a Child and Building a Company: The Intersection of Fatherhood and Entrepreneurship

How fostering the success of a freshly launched business is similar to being a quality parent while raising a child

Building a company is a lot like raising a child. This is especially true when…

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awful jobs

6 Awful Jobs You May Actually Want

Sometimes salary is enough

Check out these 6 jobs that may not be for the easily nauseated, but can…

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student loans

Managing Student Loan Debt

Report reveals that students are carrying a heavy load to reduce debt burden

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students—young and…

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time management

15 Time-Management Tips for Stressed Out Professionals

Learn how to make the most of your minutes

Find out 15 things you can be doing to help you make the most of…

By Safon Floyd

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entrepreneur

Reflections of a Successful Entrepreneur

Aniesia Williams discusses winning a 40 Under Forty Award from 'The Network Journal'

Aniesia Williams, recipient of a 2016 40 Under Forty Award from The Network Journal
When…

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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