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Congress and Church Take Aim at Payday Lending

Protecting communities from high rate loans

Congress and members of the clergy take aim at the payday lending industry and how…

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

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New Reality TV Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

FOX network's Shark Tank-esque show lets entrepreneurs compete for the chance to win $10,000

Produced by Inez Kelley of Kelley Media Marketing, Final Pitch, with its Shark Tank-esque…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Tips to Help Companies Attract and Retain Minority Female Talent

Key ways companies can respond to workplace issues faced by women of color

A report by Working Mother Research Institute offers tips to help companies create a more…

By Courtney Connley

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Love and Money: Is Your Boo a Burden on Your Bottom Line?

5 questions that help you get real about love and spending

This story gives tips on love and money, to help people deal with the human…

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We Need to Stop Putting Our Children in Front of Screens

What happened to taking books, puzzles, crayons and paper, building blocks, Legos, along for the ride?

New York Times Personal Health columinist Jane Brody writes about Internet addiction. Putting children in…

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Financial ‘Musts’ for Gen X Black Women

A girlfriend’s guide to building wealth

Gen X Black women, are feeling pinched, often balancing childcare, eldercare, and career. This story…

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Rapper Wale and FLOTUS Team Up to Promote Higher Education

FLOTUS taps rapper for Reach Higher initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama teams up with rapper Wale for a White House event promoting…

By Courtney Connley

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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to Offer Innovative Business Camp for Area Students

Is Middle School Too Early to Start Preparing for College?

College prep begins at home

Middle school is a great time to prepare students for college by requiring them to…

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Are You Ready for Estelle?

Singer set to perform at the 2015 Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

The singer will entertain attendees with her hits Labor Day weekend, September 3-6 at the…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Lives Matter in School, Too

Public schools must do a better job of preparing our youth

Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson asserts that black lives matter in school, and that public…

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State Test Scores Hide the Truth from Parents, Kids

Students may not be doing as well as state test scores indicate

State test scores are higher than the results of the NAEP, or the Nation’s Report…

By Robin White Goode

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Nation’s Cybersecurity Upgraded with New Practices and Standards

The Obama administration partnered with private and public entities to manage risk and subvert threats

Over the last 6 months the U.S. Government implemented a wide range of policies to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Blair Underwood’s Advice to Black Creatives: If You Want More, Create More

The actor talks the entertainment biz and making your own opportunities

Black Enterprise caught up with Blair Underwood to discuss his insights on success in the…

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Small Black Businesses Easy Prey for Predatory Lenders

Financial institutions get support from Sam’s Club to educate and protect minority and women owned business owners in low-income areas

Financial institutions get support from Sam’s Club to educate and protect minority and women owned…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Whatever Happened to Generation X?

The 'forgotten generation' is dealing with debt, declining marketability, and other financial challenges

Generation X, often called the ‘forgotten generation’ struggles with debt and the responsibilities of taking…

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BE100s CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd featured on TODAY Show

The morning show introduced her as "the first African American woman with a billion-dollar business."

Bryant Howroyd’s Torrance, California-based company is No. 2 on the 2014 BE100s Industrial/Service Companies list…

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IBM’s New Job Perk Makes Travel Easier for Working Moms

Tech giant rolls out plan for nursing moms to ship breast milk home for free

IBM launches program to help working mothers ship breast milk home for free while on…

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

Judge rules against the NFL team, ordering the cancellation of its trademark

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins are just one of many professional teams that still…

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6 Power Plays Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Serena Williams

Winners always find new ways to win. Are you doing what you need to elevate your game?

Winners always find new ways to win; they must. Are you doing what you need…

By Ella Rucker

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