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While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

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student debt

Student Debt Is Keeping Millennials From Pursuing Their Entrepreneurial Passions

More than half of young entrepreneurs are women and a quarter are people of color

A majority (51 percent) of the 80 million millennials in the U.S. currently own or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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online petitions

Do Online Petitions Cause Real Change?

Online petitions have made it easier than ever for the masses to weigh-in on political and social issues. But is this armchair activism effective in making real changes?

In the July-August issue of Black Enterprise magazine, we take a close look at online…

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Black Heritage

These 8 Cities Are Where Everyone Wants To Go To Celebrate Black Heritage

For those looking to learn about their history year-round, here are some destinations around the country that offer African American heritage tours

To the uninformed (and sometimes ignorant), Black History Month may be unnecessary. But, if you…

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new majority

The New Majority in Higher Ed

Back to school with greater support for today's college students

Leading institutions are doing several things that can make a difference for these students. They…

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us open chairman

Grit, Grind And Shine: US OPEN Chairman Shares What Everyone Needs To Know About Success

US Open Chairman Katrina M. Adams started her love for tennis at the age of six

As another US Open season gets underway in Flushing, Queens, thousands of fans, onlookers, and tennis pros…

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game time

This Weekend is Officially Game Time

It's Labor Day weekend, so you know what this means.

Find out where you need to be and what you need to be doing in…

By Safon Floyd

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social media mishaps

How to Avoid Social Media Mishaps in the Workplace

If employees’ inappropriate posts can be traced back to your company, they immediately become your problem, too.

It’s early on a Monday morning, but your office is already buzzing. At first, this…

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key employee

Creating a Smooth Transition After a Key Employee Moves On

Pre-empt the need to document jobs only on departure

Kim had been with LogicPrep from the very beginning—when there were just four of us working…

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failed business engagement

How Our Company Bounced Back From a Failed Client Engagement

Getting caught up in the excitement of a client relationship can allow a situation to grow beyond your comfort zone

In the summer of 2014, my company was doing great work with a large client engagement.…

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helicopter parent

Your Helicopter Parent is Ruining Things for You

There is such a thing as going too far

There is a place where each child (or adult) must draw a firm line in…

By Safon Floyd

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Entrepreneurs

The Stark Reality about Entrepreneurs of Color

2016 Shark Tank Casting Tour Recap

The stark reality about entrepreneurs of color is that their brilliance, ingenuity, and grit are…

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Clinton blackface

Black Pastor Sends Clinton Blackface Tweet In Support Of Trump, Stands By His Message

Africans Americans have it so bad in this country that they need to vote for Trump

Televangelist and NOW Television Network CEO Pastor Rev. Mark Burns caused a social media firestorm…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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P. Diddy

Back to School with P. Diddy

Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School opens for sixth and seventh graders

I thought of that the other day when I heard that Diddy (or Sean Combs)…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Physicist

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Physicist and cancer researcher, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

She is one of the less than 100 black women physicists in the U.S. She…

By Samara Lynn

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credit card

Are You Carrying the Wrong Credit Card?

Use a card that's right for you, one that matches your spending and financial situation

At least one in five credit card customers are carrying the wrong card, according to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Barbershop Books

Barbershop Books Provides Reading Spaces for Boys

CGI Commitment to Action expanding initiative to 11 cities

Yet he sensed that something was missing when, after a year of sophomore high school…

By Robin White Goode

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Freedman's Bank

How U.S. Backed Banks Robbed Ex-Slaves of $66 Million

This historical analysis of the relationship between African Americans and banks underscores the significance of banking black today

Booker T. Washington, the Founder of the Tuskegee Institute and the son of slaves, once…

By Jared Brown

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tech

Tech Skills Bring Hope to Chicago’s At-Risk Youth

Summer program puts kids on a positive trajectory

Get IN Chicago, a 3-year-old private fund that supports evidence-based programs that work to reduce…

By Robin White Goode

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weekend getaway

11 Ideas For Your Next Weekend Getaway

Check out escapes that require fewer than four hours in either a car or a plane from more than a dozen major cities.

Short on time and looking for the perfect out of town spot? Whether you’re seeking…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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