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Beware These 5 Types of Workplace Discrimination

#StayWoke and know your rights in the workplace

Workplace discrimination is real and occurs more often than you would expect. Here are 5…

By Nicole K. Webb

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A Momager Shares Tips For Raising CEO Kids

Tips and parenting advice for raising entrepreneurial children

Tamara Lewis, founder of Raising a Mogul TV & Podcast and mom of a 16-year-old…

By Kandia Johnson

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500 Young Men Get Jobs On the Spot

My Brother’s Keeper Holds Success Summit in Memphis

Last week, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance hosted its Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men…

By Robin White Goode

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leader

Love Them and Lead Them: Tools to Assist You in Becoming an Influential Leader

Find out how to become a more influential leader by building powerful relationships with your team and customers

Leadership is not about getting people to do what you want them to do. It’s…

By Jerome D. Love

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Would You Be Prepared if Your Co-worker Dropped to the Floor in Front of You?

American Heart Association launches initiative advocating for workplace safety training and public access to AEDs

Approximately 10,000 cardiac arrests happen annually in the workplace, but most U.S. employees are not…

By Selena Hill

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Tamar Huggins

This Woman Is on a Mission to Increase the Number of Women and Minorities in STEM

Learn more about how Tamar Huggins is helping to increase STEM-related opportunities for minorities and people of color

Tamar Huggins is working to empower 10,000+ educators across the country to teach coding and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Meet Twitter’s New VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Candi Castleberry Singleton

The third black woman in about a month rises to prominence in Silicon Valley

Despite these black women in high-profile, executive roles in Silicon Valley, the tech industry’s diversity…

By Samara Lynn

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AfriDate: The Dating App for Black People Worldwide

Bringing love to the African diaspora through tech

Created in response to a lack of culture-specific matchmaking resources, the Afridate app strives to…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Tizeti

Startup Acquires $2.1 Million in Seed Funding to Bring Wi-Fi to Africa

Tizeti will offer unlimited, uncapped internet service across Lagos, Nigeria

The numbers are astounding. 26% of Africans are online, however, only 6% have an internet…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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How “Raising a Mogul TV” Creates Entrepreneurial Kids

Because greatness needs to be nurtured

Tamara Lewis is a mother of three children, one of whom—Zandra Azariah Cunningham—is a young…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Fellowship Initiative Puts Young Men of Color on the Road to Success

JPMorgan Chase & Co. helps high school students achieve education and career success

The Fellowship Initiative, a program of JPMorgan Chase & Co. that creates economic opportunity for…

By Robin White Goode

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Make Sure You Know Fact from Myth when Seeking to Own a Home

Don't let these common myths dissuade you from buying a home

Many Americans say they want to be homeowners, according to Wells Fargo’s “How America Views…

By Selena Hill

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Celebrate #BlackMusicMonth With the BE 100s 45th Anniversary Playlist

We're ending Black Music Month on a high note with 45 tracks produced by BE 100s record companies

We’re ending Black Music Month on a high note by honoring the 45th anniversary of…

By Jordan Willard

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Teen Sisters Write Book Urging Young Girls of Color to Celebrate Their Hair

They were encouraged by their father to turn their hair passion into a business opportunity

Like most teens, sisters Zakia (15) and Alanna (14) Tookes, wanted part-time jobs to earn…

By Chanel Martin

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LaborX Matches Underrepresented Candidates to Tech Jobs

A talent marketplace for graduates of innovative training programs and companies looking to expand and diversify their talent pipeline

“LaborX solves the big gap that companies have in finding qualified talent, diverse talent, in…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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5 Products For Black Men To Eliminate Razor Bumps

Specialized products catering to the unique needs of curly textured facial and body hair

Up to 80 percent of all black men suffer from razor bumps. Here are 5…

By Selena Hill

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Outstanding Chicago Apprenticeship Program Changes Lives

Aon and Harold Washington College forge life-changing alliance to create talent pipeline

The experience has been life-changing. Richardson and the other apprentices—almost all of whom are Hispanic…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Is Ms. Frizzle When We Need Her?

It really is OK to ‘get messy’ and ‘make mistakes’—in other words, to fail

Although a lot of the conversation around teaching young people how to fail well is…

By Robin White Goode

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EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAMS

3 Employee Wellness Programs That Boost Productivity And Lower Costs

Investing in your employees can actually save your business a lot of money in the long run

Spending money on employee wellness programs can result in happier, more invested employees, which can…

By Selena Hill

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WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Want Better Ideas? Keep A Work-Life Balance

Too much stress can stifle your business

Too much stress can lead to fatigue and poor health; it can also cause entrepreneurs…

By Selena Hill

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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