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Enough With the Hillary Bashing; Let’s Get Down to Business

Here's what happened on day two of the Republican National Convention

Day two of the Republican National Convention made history by officially nominating businessman Donald J.…

By John Burnett

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

By Samara Lynn

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prison pipeline

Stopping the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

Ramapo for Children teaches strategies to help our littlest learners succeed

It may startle you to learn that in 2011–2012, black children—who make up 18% of…

By Robin White Goode

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White House

The White House ‘Beating the Odds’ Summit

First lady offers advice to students who overcame obstacles to enroll in college

Co-sponsored by the I Have A Dream Foundation, among other college access programs, the event…

By Robin White Goode

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college

College Is Unaffordable Across the Country

Low income students are out of luck from Mississippi to New Hampshire

Developed by the Lumina Foundation, the Rule of 10 suggests that college is affordable if…

By Robin White Goode

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traveling alone

The Surprisingly Simple Benefits of Traveling Alone

Sometimes, it's best to travel solo

There are quite a few perks to traveling alone that may surprise you. While many…

By Candace Boggan

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Parking Tickets

How Unpaid Parking Tickets Can Hurt your Credit Score

Avoiding an unneccesary stain on your credit history

Few people realize it, but unpaid parking tickets – essentially debts owed to a city…

By Stacey Tisdale

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money

Getting Your Brain to Help You Save Money

A Bankrate.com study shows that 66 million Americans lack any savings for unexpected emergencies

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Brown Capital Management’s Small Company Team Named Morningstar’s U.S. Fund Manager of the Year

Congrats Brown Capital Management! Job well done

The stars are shinning bright for Brown Capital Management this year. A small, talented team…

By Kenneth Meeks

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aid

Help That Can Make a Big Difference (If You Know About It)

Microgrants help to retain students and get them to graduate

Although this form of institutional aid has been shown to help retain students and get…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCUs

Civil Rights Group Boosts Efforts to Help LGBTQ Students at HBCUs

The National Black Justice Coalition is advancing equality through institutional change

NBJC launched its Historically Black College and University LGBTQ-Equality Initiative in 2010 to improve the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black children

What Can Happen to Black Children When Their Parents Get Money

How to guide your children through racial isolation

Experts are now seeing how children who grow up in these situations, however, are forced…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Democratic National Convention

Meet the Woman Behind the Democratic National Convention

Leah D. Daughtry talks career longevity and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Reverend Leah Daughtry is the woman behind the Democratic National Convention (DNC), one of the…

By Kandia Johnson

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psychology

Education Matters: Stop Majoring in Psychology! (Yes, You)

Can black Americans afford to follow their passions? Face it—the answer is no.

According to the New America Foundation, in 2012 the average graduate borrowed $57,000 for a…

By Robin White Goode

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Michelle Williams

BOSS Network Hosts ‘Ladies That Lead: An Evening with Michelle Williams’

Grammy Award-winning singer, Michelle Williams, shares her strategies and journey to success

Join The BOSS Network for an Evening with Michelle Williams in Newark, NJ, Tuesday, July…

By Safon Floyd

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melania

4 FLOTUS Speeches Melania Trump Could Also Plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to…

By Hailey Wallace

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black writers

Black Writers Retreat to New Mexico

Hosted annually, the Kimbilio Retreat is a great opportunity for writers of color to further cultivate their craft

Black writers from all over gather for the annual Kimbilio Retreat in New Mexico where…

By Safon Floyd

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Melania Trump

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama In Her RNC Speech?

Media reports of similar passages to the first lady's address to DNC in 2008

Melania Trump gave an impassioned speech at the opening night of the Republican National Convention.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Gordon Ramsay Dash

B.E. Test Drive: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand to a new time-management cooking game from Glu: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand…

By Samara Lynn

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student loan

Why the U.S. Has a Student Loan Crisis and Sweden Doesn’t

Here's how the U.S. can change financial disaster into manageable debt

On Sunday I read “America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Ask Australia,” in the…

By Robin White Goode

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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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