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retirement

How Women Can Boost Retirement Savings

Preparing for the financial realities of living longer

Only 53% of women indicated that they had begun saving for retirement, compared with 65%…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Tech Innovator

Tech Innovator of the Week: Greg Greenlee, Blacks in Technology (BiT)

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: Greg Greenlee, Founder of Blacks in Technology.

Being a tech innovator does not necessarily mean building hardware or creating an app. Sometimes,…

By Samara Lynn

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job fair

New York City to Hold Technology Job Fair

New York tech professionals: The City of New York is hosting an upcoming job fair to fill hundreds of position across multiple city agencies

New York tech professionals: The City of New York is hosting an upcoming job fair…

By Samara Lynn

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Haitian Technology

Rising Haitian Technology Star Shares 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Intuit’s Merline Saintil gets intimate about her financial life

Growing up with limited resources wasn’t easy. But, it didn’t define me. My mother was…

By Stacey Tisdale

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black businesses

BE 100s: 2016 Report on the Nation’s Largest Black Businesses

Despite last year’s sluggish performance, BE 100s companies seek to revive their fortunes by aggressively employing tech, revamping business strategies, and connecting with millennials

The BE 100s have adopted a new attitude.
It has been a challenging year for a number…

By Kali Wilder

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Clinton

Mothers of the Movement: Clinton Will Say Our Children’s Name

In the fight for justice and acknowledging the humanity of African Americans, these women trust Hillary Clinton

In the fight for justice and acknowledging the humanity of African Americans, these women trust…

By Corey Ealons

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DNC

Cybersecurity Pros Familiar With Suspected DNC Email Hackers

The hackers and the methods they may have used to obtain the DNC emails are well known by those in the cybersecurity industry

When Wikileaks released thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), democrats called on cybersecurity technology…

By Samara Lynn

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diversity

Urban Co-Lab Releases Austin Startup Diversity Report

Urban Co-Lab's report reveals that, when it comes to minority and women-owned startups, it's business as usual, with little funding or access. But, there is some good news

Urban Co-Lab has released its inaugural 2016 report, Austin Startup Diversity. The report examines the…

By Samara Lynn

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loan

Why You Should Think Twice Before Co-Signing a Loan

The financial perils of putting your name on the bottom-line for a loved one

“Co-signing a loan for a family member or friend can go wrong in many ways,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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IFP

IFP Announces Expansion and Diversification

Film Week now supports multiple platforms

Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) just announced their expansion to support television, digital, web, VR and…

By Safon Floyd

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Resume

4 Resume Tips That Get You the Job

While the job market today is hard, putting yourself in the employer’s shoes and making it easier for them will grab their attention

Find out what Venus Staffing suggests as the 4 things you need to do to…

By Safon Floyd

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ColorComm

7 Multicultural Women in Media Honored at ColorComm Conference

Recap Day 1: ColorComm hosts their annual business retreat for women of color in communications

Recap Day 1: ColorComm hosts their annual business retreat for women of color in communications.

By Kandia Johnson

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black lives matter

Black Lives Matter Releases a Statement on Murder of Police

Focus is on escalating protests to end state sponsored violence against black people

As the nation churns this week over the executions of law enforcement officers in Baton…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama Scrutinized for Saying White House Was ‘Built by Slaves’

Media sources fact-check the First Lady, questioning the historical accuracy of her statements and, ultimately, her honesty

The opening night of the Democratic National Convention, the First Lady delivered her impactful speech.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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employee loyalty

Why Employers are Facing Declining Employee Loyalty

Looking to hire millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge

Looking to hire Millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge.

By Kandia Johnson

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college degree

Why Your College Degree Isn’t Enough

How CGI America and Opportunity Network are making a positive impact on African American youth

If you don’t grow up around people who are doing a diverse array of jobs…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU presidents

Open Letter From 30 HBCU Presidents Calls for Symposium on Gun Violence

Also commits to raising awareness about the impact of trauma

As people of deep faith and a unique sense of history, we know that senseless…

By Robin White Goode

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Emeka Okoye

[Recap] #TECHCNXT: Twitter Chat with Emeka Okoye

Samara Lynn interviews the CEO and Chief Architect of Cymantiks Nigeria Limited, Emeka Okoye

On July 26, Black Enterprise held a Twitter chat with CEO and Chief Architect at…

By Cristie Leondis

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career

Considering a Career in Politics? Here’s What to Keep In Mind

Critical success factors for a career in politics

Critical success factors for a career in politics

By Kandia Johnson

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Tech Entrepreneur

An ‘Over-the-Top’ African American Tech Entrepreneur

Andre Swanston co-founded the company Tru Optik which creates intelligence and analytical software for media and entertainment companies.

Fact: African Americans are 30% more likely to consume OTT entertainment than other demographics. OTT…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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