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College Teaches Young Men a Trade—and Helps Them Avoid Debt

Williamson College of the Trades an attractive option for those who like to work with their hands

I recently learned about a school that I wish I’d known about years ago: Williamson…

By Robin White Goode

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Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls For More Diversity in the Entertainment and Tech Industry at Cannes Lions

“For too long, Hollywood has stereotyped people in ways that have either damaged the culture or been indifferent to change,” said the outspoken civil rights leader

The Rev. Jesse Jackson took a jab at Hollywood and Silicon Valley for their lack…

By Selena Hill

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thrive

When Your Child Fails to Thrive at College

Emotional health needs must be met for students to succeed

Some of the behaviors we’ve come to think of as typical of college students are…

By Robin White Goode

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College Presidents Aren’t Much More Diverse than They Ever Were

Those who lead institutions of higher ed tend to be white, male, and older

Interestingly, gains that did occur accrued mostly to African Americans. The percentage of African American…

By Robin White Goode

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diabetes

Check Your Risk for Diabetes

National prediabetes awareness campaign launched

Diabetes doesn’t discriminate. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched…

By Selena Hill

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Rethink That Daily Soda

Research shows that drinking a can of soda each day can significantly increase someone's risk of prediabetes

One can of sugary soda every day can heighten significantly a person’s risk of developing…

By Selena Hill

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Oberlin

Oberlin College Chooses African American Visionary as Its Next President

Carmen Twillie Ambar goes to Ohio with a trail of accomplishments behind her

Ambar, currently president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be going to Oberlin…

By Robin White Goode

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Every Business Needs a Mobile App—Including Yours; Here’s How to Make One

You don't even have to know how to code

In case you haven’t noticed, these days, nearly every business has a mobile app. And…

By Kandia Johnson

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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80 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Buy For Under $100,000

Paint & Sips, wedding planning, dog training... there are a host of affordable franchises out there

“One of the key things a prospective franchise owner should look at before investing in…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Music Business Couple Puts Musical Soul Food Fest on the Map

The music power couple's event hosted 12,000 last year

Rejoice Musical Soul Food Radio Network CEO Mike Chandler has been working in every aspect…

By Bil Carpenter

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#BlackLivesMatter

High-Fashion Brand Unapologetically Appropriates #BlackLivesMatter

Even after getting called out by Black Twitter, luxury brand Ports 1961 says it stands by its "Every Color Matters" merchandise

Pieces from the clothing line’s Spring 2018 collection have been the subject of criticism following…

By Selena Hill

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statin therapy

Blacks May Receive Different Advice on Statin Therapy

The disparity can have deadly consequences

We have a disproportionately high risk of cardiovascular disease, and statin treatment can be an…

By Selena Hill

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breast cancer

Meditation and Yoga Ease Breast Cancer Symptoms

Mind-body therapies can be used to help breast cancer patients during and after treatment

“We have good evidence that [some] mind-body therapies—such as meditation, yoga, relaxation—can provide benefit to…

By Selena Hill

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Move Over, Bedtime Story – Make Room for Bedtime Math

This free app adds math and number sense to the traditional nighttime ritual

Summer is traditionally a time of summer reading lists—but have you ever heard of a…

By Robin White Goode

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Chase Jarvis, Bo Ghirardelli, Sir Richard Branson, Luvvie Ajayi, Jamie Siminoff (Image: Facebook/Virgin Mobile USA)

Sir Richard Branson Unveils Virgin Mobile’s New Apple Partnership

"We love disrupting industries," said Branson

In addition to that, by joining the Inner Circle you have opportunities to get a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Beyonce and Jay-Z are new parents to twins

Nurse Alice Breaks Down the Medicine: Bey and Jay-Z’s Twins Still Hospitalized

Signs point to a premature birth and they are reportedly being treated for jaundice

 
More than a week after reportedly being born on June 12th, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s twins remain at UCLA…

By nursealice

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Form

Tristan Walker Launches New Hair Line for Women of Color

Walker & Co.'s new Form Collection taps into the multibillion-dollar black hair industry

Following the success of Bevel, an innovative shaving solution for men that eliminates razor bumps,…

By Selena Hill

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men healthy

5 Ways to Help Keep Our Men Healthy

These suggestions will keep our husbands, brothers, uncles, sons, and ourselves healthy

Men’s health is everyone’s business. Whether it’s for yourself as a man, or you have…

By Selena Hill

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Designs from Africa

Afrikrea Let’s You Shop for Exclusive Fashion From Africa

Walk around sporting a piece of the motherland

What a gem to find out that we can access African trends internationally with very…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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