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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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good life

Road to the GoodLife: Toast to Living Good in Chicago

6 black-owned bars where you can relax and unwind in Chi-town

If we deserve to grant ourselves one thing in every city we touch, it’s a…

By Safon Floyd

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KleanCollar

Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American 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: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

By Samara Lynn

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diplomas

Invisible Woman: The Struggles of Black Girls in School

How we can help black girls excel

I was one of the fortunate ones. Though I felt ugly on the outside, I…

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Business World

How to Ask for What You Really Want in the Business World

How to ask for what you want in business—and do so with tact, poise, and grace

In business, your greatest assets are often found in the relationships that you’ve developed with…

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SiempreTax+

SiempreTax+ Offers a Low Investment Tax Franchise Opportunity

A tax preparation service catering individuals and small businesses in Hispanic and other ethnic markets

With an estimated 54 million Hispanics living in the U.S., surveys show that most Hispanic…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sahlberg

If Pasi Sahlberg were U.S. Secretary of Education

At the "New York Times" Higher Ed Leaders Forum, Pasi Sahlberg shared how he would improve the U.S. educational system

The biggest problem in the U.S. is its inequality. It is the most unequal country…

By Robin White Goode

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Beauty Culture

How Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture is Celebrating Women Who Defy the Odds

The #ICanSheDid campaign honors women who continue to defy the odds

Earlier this week, Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture launched a new digital campaign called “I…

By Kandia Johnson

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Grant

Change the World with a MacArthur Foundation 100 and Change Grant

Grant will go to a single proposal to help solve one big problem

The solutions must be verifiable—we’re looking for solutions that have strong evidence that they will…

By Robin White Goode

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Sister 2 Sistah

Two Media Professionals and Co-founders of Sister 2 Sistah are Taking Houston by Storm

Rebecca Briscoe and Nakia Cooper, the media powerhouses behind Sister 2 Sistah, discuss the inspiration behind their mentoring program and more

When you think of people wearing many hats, you may need about a dozen heads…

By Daron Pressley

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Take Action

After #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile: Take Action

While words cannot effectively convey our horror at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, here are a few things we can do to honor their memories

The past 48 hours have left us stunned, heartbroken, and justifiably fearful. While there are…

By Hailey Wallace

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Unprofessional

10 Words You’re Using That Make You Sound Unprofessional

Sometimes, it's all in what you say—and you could be saying all the wrong things

Find out the 10 words you’re using at work that need to be stripped from…

By Safon Floyd

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Venture Capitalist

Technically Incorrect: Tech Needs Obama as Venture Capitalist

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

The rumors have been flying fast and furiously: Post-presidency, President Obama may head to Silicon…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Accused of Age Discrimination

Google gets hit with several age discrimination lawsuits

A 60-year-old man and 50-year-old woman have filed separate lawsuits accusing Google of discriminating against…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

Innovation and Opportunity Merge at the 2016 TechConneXt Summit

Registration open NOW for the premier tech event of the year for people of color

Register now to catapult your tech ambitions to the next level at Black Enterprise’s 2016…

By Safon Floyd

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multicultural millennials

How Millennials are Changing the Color of America

Minorities are becoming the majority in more U.S. states

Yes, millennials are worthy of attention. They are smart. They are creative. They are passionate…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Negotiating

3 Tips for Negotiating the Sale of a Company

Advice on how to effectively execute the negotiation of a high-stakes company sale

If you analyze your life, you will realize that your entire day consists of negotiations.…

By Black Enterprise

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psychology

How Psychology Can Make Marketing More Persuasive

How Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs translates into quality marketing campaigns

Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was an American psychologist who left behind a theory that can be…

By Black Enterprise

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2016

Class of 2016 – Beating the Odds

From the desk of National Urban League President Marc H. Morial

As long as large numbers of students of color remain ill-prepared to succeed in and…

By Robin White Goode

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College

Only 40 Percent of College Seniors Feel Their College Experience Prepared Them For a Career

Are college graduates prepared for a successful career?

Every summer, like clockwork, more than 2 million students graduate and expect to enter the…

By Kandia Johnson

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How To

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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