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‘Get on Up’ Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks James Brown Boss Moves Congress Managed To Get Banned From Wikipedia Super Rich: 10 Most Wealthy Comic Book Characters Meet The CEO Who Helped Reshape Atlanta’s Skyline Cool Jobs: Comic Illustrator Talks Art and Race in the World of Superheroes Cissy Houston on Whitney’s Lifetime Movie: ‘Please Let Her Rest’ More Boss Moves: Floyd Mayweather a Licensed Promoter in Nevada Celebrity Real Estate: 8 Entertainers Who Put Lavish Homes on the Market Sociologists Analyze Homeowner Attrition Survey: Women and Millennials Don’t Get Full Retirement Match Small Business Spotlight: Anthony Thurston Taking Flight with Social Innovation Business of Beauty: How to Break Into Booming Hair Extensions Market FUBU Launches “Natural Style by FUBU” Hair Care Line Infographic: Savvy Tips on How to Allocate Investment Assets Can 19-Year-Old Keven Stonewall Cure Colon Cancer? 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‘Get on Up’ Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks James Brown Boss Moves

Star in biopic gets candid about his latest role and entreprenenurship

Chadwick Boseman, star of ‘Get On Up,’ talks about James Brown’s penchant for business, funky…

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Congress Managed To Get Banned From Wikipedia

Editable encyclopedia has had enough of U.S. legislature’s “disruptive editing”

Wikipedia’s administrators have had enough of Congress’ erroneous edits, and has issued a temporary ban…

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Super Rich: 10 Most Wealthy Comic Book Characters

Just a few of the most balltastic superheroes ever

With the 2014 San Diego Comic Con in full swing, we take a look at…

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Meet The CEO Who Helped Reshape Atlanta’s Skyline

A.G. Gaston Award winner Herman Russell reshaped the city of Atlanta

BE spoke with Russell, who authored “Building Atlanta: How I Broke through Segregation to Launch…

By Alan Hughes

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Cool Jobs: Comic Illustrator Talks Art and Race in the World of Superheroes

Afua Richardson brings her life's experiences to each stroke of the pen

Afua Richardson is one of the talents of color making a name for herself in…

By Alan Hughes

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Cissy Houston on Whitney’s Lifetime Movie: ‘Please Let Her Rest’

Mother of music icon concerned about depiction of legacy

Cissy Houston is expressing her disappointment in the making of her daughter, Whitney Houston’s biopic…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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More Boss Moves: Floyd Mayweather a Licensed Promoter in Nevada

Undefeated boxer already has licenses in Washington and New York

Floyd Mayweather, already a boxing promoter in Washington and New York, is now a boxing…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Celebrity Real Estate: 8 Entertainers Who Put Lavish Homes on the Market

These industry leaders take both wins and losses

Check out this list of top celebrities who put their homes on the real estate…

By Courtney Connley

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Sociologists Analyze Homeowner Attrition

Exploitative lending is partly to blame

For many, the American Dream involves becoming a homeowner.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Survey: Women and Millennials Don’t Get Full Retirement Match

Group doesn't contribute enough to qualify for an employer match

Not contributing enough to receive the match is basically leaving money on the table.

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Small Business Spotlight: Anthony Thurston Taking Flight with Social Innovation

'I’m glad to say that there’s been a recent resurgence in the African American community to frequent African American businesses'

Antony Thurston, CEO of Dream Flights International, talks social innovation, his rise in the aviation…

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Business of Beauty: How to Break Into Booming Hair Extensions Market

Indique's Ericka Dotson details journey to success

Ericka Dotson discusses her entrepreneurial journey building the Indique Hair empire.

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FUBU Launches “Natural Style by FUBU” Hair Care Line

FUBU continues its legacy by adding its own hair care line

Natural Style by FUBU seeks to promote healthy African-American hair, whether natural or relaxed.

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7 SAVINGS ACCOUNT QUESTIONS  	1. Does this account fit my banking habits?  	Just like with a checking account you have to ask yourself (and the prospective bank) similar questions: Do you prefer meeting face-to-face with a teller or quick transactions online? How often do you tap into your savings, if at all? Do you prefer setting up automatic withdrawals or managing your account with a passbook? Your personal preference(s) play a major part in selecting a bank.

Infographic: Savvy Tips on How to Allocate Investment Assets

Take time to assess your portfolio at least every quarter

As you get closer to retirement, you should have less invested in equities.

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Can 19-Year-Old Keven Stonewall Cure Colon Cancer?

High school senior from Chicago dedicated to becoming a scientist

Chicago’s own Keven Stonewall is breaking through in the world of science, as he is…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Industry Leaders in Business and Entertainment to be Honored at F.A.C.E List Awards

Model Alek Wek and Afrobeat pioneer Femi Kuti among honorees for weekend event

African diaspora leaders in industries including entertainment and business will be honored at the 2014…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Apple’s Wearable Device Could Be Called iTime

Now that the company has smartwatch patents, is it ready to launch?

Patents granted to Apple on Tuesday could provide details about the company’s upcoming iTime smartwatch.

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Error in FAFSA Form May Affect Financial Aid Offers

Approximately 200,000 students were affected

Some schools began to see many applicants with unusual salaries on FAFSA.

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6 Tips to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Strategy to get alternate sources of capital

Check out this strategy to get alternate sources of capital

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5 Common Mistakes Young Entreprenuers Make And How To Avoid Them

Here’s what you can learn from other entrepreneurs’ rookie missteps

These are common mistakes and here’s how to avoid them.

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‘The Best Man Wedding’ to Hit Theaters in 2016

Third installment of Best Man series gets release date

Malcolm D. Lee set to release “The Best Man Wedding” on April 16, 2016

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NAACP Partners With Dunkin’ Donuts

New initiative to increase the number of African-American owned franchise

Franchising continues to be an integral part of the American economy with more people of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Small Business Spotlight: New Startup Promising to ‘Change Lives’ in Men’s Skincare

Houston-based Shavewise adds new ammunition in battle to end rampant skin problem

Houston-based Shavewise is a new startup promising instant results for people with razor bumps.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Young Man Uses Vine to Blasts Store Employees Following Him

User showcases his 'shopping while black' experience

Vine user, Rashid Polo, uses the social media video app to blasts employees following him…

By Courtney Connley

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Life-Savers: 5 Tax Facts for Home Sellers

Here are a few pointers from the IRS

If you’re selling your home, you’ll want to take heed to these tax facts from…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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NYC Approves Apartment Building With ‘Poor Door’

Is this a step forward for solving income inequality?

It’s no secret that New York City has an inequality problem. As more and more…

By Kevin L. Clark

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President Obama Bans LGBT Discrimination, No Religious Exemption

In many workplaces simply being LGBT is still a fireable offense

There are 29 states that have no laws to protect gay, lesbian, or bisexual employees…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Anniversary of the Moon Walk: 10 African American Space Pioneers

Astronauts of color who broke barriers to explore the unknown

During this month 45 years ago, the U.S. set foot on the moon. In commemoration…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Derek Jeter Turns Attention To Life After Retirement

Yankees shortstop taking talents into business world

As retirement looms, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is taking talents into business world.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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HIV Research: Temple University Team Successfully Eliminates Virus from Human Cells

The latest research is one step closer to finding a cure for AIDS

A team of Temple University School of Medicine researchers have successfully designed a way to…

By Courtney Connley

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Donald Sterling and Shelly Sterling will go to court

Donald Sterling Meets With Steve Ballmer

Former Clippers owner considering his options in case against his wife

After learning he may lose the case against his wife, Shelly, Donald Sterling has decided…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Red Hammer: 3 Great Reasons to Position Yourself as an Expert

How to leverage your knowledge to expand your professional brand

Don’t just be an “Average Joe” worker. Find ways to leverage your knowledge as a…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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President Obama Announces Expansion of “My Brother’s Keeper”

Update includes educators, athletes, companies, and foundations setting commitment

President Obama announced expansion of “My Brother’s Keeper” that includes commitments from educators, athletes, companies…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Chris Spencer

"Real Husbands of Hollywood" creator will be featured host

“Real Husbands of Hollywood” creator, Chris Spencer, will be hosting the Black Enterprise Golf and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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John Hopkins Pays $190 Million Over Secret Gynecologist Recording

Hospital hopes settlement will bring peace to female victims

According to reports, Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay $190 million to settle a lawsuit over…

By Courtney Connley

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Carmelo Anthony Co-Founds Venture Capital Firm

Hoop star and Stuart Goldfarb start M7 Tech Partners

Carmelo Anthony has teamed up with the former CEO of Bertelsmann, Stuart Goldfarb, for M7…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Retirement? Millennials See Cash as Long-term Investment Strategy

Financial views are still affected by the economic meltdown

The youngsters are placing their trust in cash when it comes to saving for retirement.

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Infographic: Federal Versus Private Student Loans

Choose your loan type carefully

This infographic outlines the difference between Federal and private student loans.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Consumer Alert: Malware Threat at Hotel Business Centers

Business travelers must be on guard

Houstonian Hotel suffered data breach that lasted six months between Dec. 28, 2013, and June…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Help for Overdrafts: Wells Fargo Will Stop ‘Stacking’ Checks

Latest efforts can save consumers from some fees

Wells Fargo will begin processing customers’ checks in the order they are received and stop…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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New York Councilman Robert Cornegy and Jean Alerte Award ‘Do Right, Do Good’ Scholars

The 36th District councilman and Brooklyn Swirl's CEO celebrate young minds

New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio was on-hand with entrepreneur Jean Alerte to celebrate ‘Do…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner Will Appear on ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Actor set to appear in at least two episodes

Former Huxtable, Malcolm-Jamal Warner will appear on the motorcycle series, “Sons of Anarchy” for the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Hotel Industry Offers Opportunities For Black Small Businesses

Performance outlook for the lodging is positive, with rising demand

The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers recently announced plans to boost…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Smarter Than Einstein: 11-Year-Old Scores High on IQ Test

Results prove British boy to be a genius

According to results from a Mensa test, an 11-year-old British boy has an IQ higher…

By Courtney Connley

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Mike Tyson Signs Long Term Partnership with Fiterman Sports Group

Former boxer signs a long-term exclusive autograph and marketing partnership

Mike Tyson has signed a long-term exclusive autograph and marketing partnership with Fiterman Sports Group.

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Startup Advice: 3 Easy Ways to Get Customers Now

Use these simple and tested techniques to grow your new business

How to use simple and tested techniques to grow your new business.

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Study: U.S. Millennials Waiting Longer to Buy Homes

Findings link college education and marriage to delay

A report done by online real estate firm Trulia shows that education and marriage rates…

By Courtney Connley

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Homebuilder Confidence on the Rise

Improvements in the economy have contributed to the positive outlook

The index measuring home builders’ views on current sales conditions rose four points to 57.…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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The Green Goldmine of the Legal Marijuana Industry

House Votes for Banking Access to Legal Marijuana Businesses

Latest amendment provides banking support for marijuana industry

The House of Representatives votes for banks to offer traditional banking services to legal marijuana…

By Courtney Connley

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Apple’s Newest Board Member Breaks the Mold

Sue Wagner, formerly of BlackRock, has joined Apple's board of directors

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Apple’s newest board member is adding a little diversity to its group…

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25 #RichWhitePeopleProblems You Never Knew Existed

Trending topic picks up speed on social media

With huge U.S. wealth disparity, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at #RichWhitePeopleProblems, a hashtag gaining popularity…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Rob Brown Settling Discrimination Suit Against Macy’s

Settlement has been reached in principle regarding alleged racial profiling

Actor Rob Brown is settling the lawsuit versus Macy’s and New York City for their…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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PS4 Outsells Xbox One As Sony Announces June NPD Results

Sony claims victory in the much ballyhooed Console War

The winner of the much ballyhooed Console Wars is the PS4, who boasts #1 sales…

By Kevin L. Clark

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#TBH: What Every Parent Needs To Know About Popular Hashtags

Hashtags can provide valuable insight and emotional red flags

Learn how to speak the language of teens on social media from dirty words to…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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ESPN Insinuates Drug Usage During Serena Williams Match

Remarks spark outrage and Change.org activism

ESPN commentators have inspired a Change.org petition after accusing tennis superstar Serena Williams of being…

By Kevin L. Clark

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On his first meeting with former South African President Nelson Mandela   "The new South Africa needs us. To be specific, if a truly, multiracial state will grow out of apartheid’s ashes, it needs contributions of African American skills and financial resources. That was the message President Mandela delivered to a gathering of prominent black American business and political leaders when he visited BLACK ENTERPRISE’s offices a year after he gained his freedom. Black America has created, sustained and grown its own businesses and sent executives to the nation’s largest corporations. South Africa needs this knowledge."

International Day: World Remembers Nelson Mandela

Black Enterprise remembers global and national treasure on first International Day since his death

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Today, July 18 marks Nelson Mandela International Day, in honor of the former…

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The Jesse Owens Story Being Made Into a Movie

The movie, Race, will feature Stephan James as Owens

The movie, Race, about the story of Olympian, Jesse Owens, starts filming next week.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Rebranding Faux Pas: 3 Tips For Effective Logo Design

Airbnb's redesign serves as example of what not to do when rebranding

Airbnb’s newest logo, Bélo, violates a few core principles of logo design, but with a…

By Patrick Austin

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N.W.A.’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Casting Call Causes Controversy

Sheets with descriptions of women raise eyebrows and criticism

With the N.W.A. biopic currently filming, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ courted its first bit of controversy…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Real Talk on Accelerators: One Woman’s Small Business Journey with Google

Anie Akpe, publisher of Innov8tiv.com, details tangible pros and cons

Anie Akpe, publisher of Innov8tiv.com, details her journey participating in Google’s accelerator program.

By Janell Hazelwood

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NFL Draft draws record numbers for 2014

2015 NFL Draft: Chicago or Los Angeles Top Contenders Instead of NYC

Popularly held in the Big Apple since 1965, schedule conflicts change history

Because of scheduling conflicts with Radio City Music Hall, the 2015 draft will be held…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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10 Worst States For African Americans Without Jobs

Southern states dominate list

Take a look at the worst states, in terms of jobless benefits and other factors,…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Tupac Shakur Musical Closes After A Month

Weak ticket sales and other factors led to early demise

The rap musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” that pays homage to the music of …

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Kevin Durant Signs First Major Roc Nation Deal

The MVP is creating a sizable empire for himself

The 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant, has signed an exclusive deal through Roc Nation to…

By Kevin L. Clark

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10 Twitter Reactions To Marvel Introducing A Black Captain America

Comic company adding diversity to its list of accomplishments

Several years and a day after turning Thor into a woman, Sam Wilson, aka Falcon,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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MTV Video Music Awards Nominations: Beyonce Leads With 8

Iggy Azalea and Eminem get seven nominations each

Beyonce leads the nominees with eight nods for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, taking…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Brandy Becomes Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

R&B singer continues her mom's AKA legacy

R&B singer Brandy continues her mom’s legacy and becomes an honorary Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,…

By Courtney Connley

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Watch out for Hotel Scams

Your daily money bite

Some scammers are taking advantage of unsuspecting hotel guests.

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Your stroke is just as important as the golf course you’re putting on. And for many novice and more seasoned players who want to get a hole in one, ambiance is everything. Golf is what draws golfers to the crème de la crème in courses stateside and abroad, but when they want to organize a family staycation, a getaway for two or fun business outing, it’s something a little more like the spa services or exclusive perks for being a luxury car driver that seal the deal. BlackEnterprise.com spoke to the founder and president of Golf Quests, Inc. Ty DeLavallade about today’s top golf resorts. See if your favorite made the list!

For more travel tips, destinations and best places to stay, eat and play,  visit blackenterprise.com/outofoffice

Golf 102: Playing by the Rules to Defy Business Odds on the Green

Instructor, Blogger explain the opportunities available to women who golf

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The countdown continues to the Black Enterprise…

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5 Reasons Women CEOs Are Awesome

Why companies with females at the top are winning

A recent study shows why women CEOs are impacting Fortune 1000 companies, so Black Enterprise…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Golf and Tennis: 10 Top Fashion Picks for the Novice and Pro

Athletic pieces that will put you at the top of your game

In preparation for Black Enterprise’s Golf & Tennis Challenge, we’ve rounded up 10 stylish looks…

By Courtney Connley

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Dr. Mae Jemison and Bayer Corp. Show Support for STEM Education

Drug company awards $50,000 to New York STEM program

Bayer Corporation, with the support of Dr. Mae Jemison, awarded $50,000 to the Police Athletic…

By Courtney Connley

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Survey: More Americans Borrowing from 401K for Non-Essentials

Here's why that's not such a good idea

Survey by TIAA-CREF, titled Borrowing Against Your Future, shows some workers are getting downright…

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The 3rd Annual Champions for Choice Event for the AFC in Conjunction with The 2014 ESPY Awards

Hosts for the event were Laila Ali, Lisa Leslie, Jalen Rose and Stephen A. Smith

Several former players and celebrities came out to support The 3rd Annual Champions for Choice…

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Lance Gross Travels to China with Howard’s Freshman Leadership Academy

Howard alum and actor serves as program's first global ambassador

Award-winning actor Lance Gross travels with 60 Howard University Freshman Leadership Academy students to China.

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Adenah Bayoh: Developing Properties and Operating Restaurants Locally

'I saw urban redevelopment as a vehicle to assist in economic revitalization of my community'

Adenah Bayoh, a real estate and restaurant entrepreneur, talks revitalizing her local community through franchising…

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Tesla Announces ‘Model 3′ Electric Car

Tesla's strategy taking aim directly at BMW's 3 Series car line

Tesla’s strategy taking aim directly at BMW’s 3 Series car line

By Patrick Austin

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Time Warner Rebuffs Rupert Murdoch’s Takeover Bid

Time Warner reportedly delivered a "terse letter rejecting the offer"

Rupert Murdoch had his $80 billion takeover bid rebuffed by Time Warner.

By Kevin L. Clark

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Blame Your Browser For Bad Battery Life

Windows users running Chrome may have seen a dip in battery performance

Windows laptops could be falling victim to an issue in Google’s Chrome browser that can…

By Patrick Austin

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Top 10 Counties with the Best Property Tax Value

Counties in Oklahoma and Arkansas dominate list

Counties with more than 50,000 residents were ranked.

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13 Facets of An Effective Business Partnership

Shared vision, complementary skills, honesty, and much more make it work

BlackEnterprise.com polled members of the Young Entrepreneur Council to find out the one thing you…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Layoffs Could Be Coming To Microsoft

CEO Satya Nadella announced dramatic shift in company's strategy

Just days after expressing his opinion about the future of the company, Microsoft CEO Satya…

By Patrick Austin

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Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight on Cosmetics Maven Vera Moore

More on entrepreneurs, strategies and news from The Urban Business Roundtable

On “The Urban Business Roundtable,” UBR Contributor Dwaynes Betts speaks with cosmetics maven Vera Moore,…

By Pepper Miller

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[Exclusive] Part 2: Rick Ross Details Nigerian Business Interests and Winning with MMG Team

'It's no better time than now to set example, rewrite the game'

Mogul Rick Ross sits down for part two of BlackEnterprise.com exclusive to talk business interests…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Dr. Dre Allegedly Suing Chinese Counterfeiters Over Beats Headphones

Hip-hop mogul believes he's losing billions to counterfeit headphones

Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre is reportedly suing Chinese counterfeiters for billions in the selling of…

By Courtney Connley

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Window shop ahead of time

Once you’ve made your list of must-have items, find out which retailers carry them in the sizes you will need. Don’t wait until the day of to start your search for the perfect gift. One of the perks of shopping online is that you can window show 24/7 so get to browsing so you don’t waste time later searching a site with great sales for everything but what you’re looking for.

Consumer Tip of the Day: Diversify Online Shopping Sources to Find Deals

Website finds that Amazon may not be saving you money all the time

A recent report from Savings.com reveals that Amazon doesn’t always have the lowest prices, therefore,…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Alice Coachman, First Black Woman to Win an Olympic Gold Medal, Dies

Pioneer won at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London

Alice Coachman, who ran track and field, died at the age of 90 in Georgia…

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LeBron James Helps Sports Illustrated Set New Web Record

Site registers over 6.1 million unique visitors on Friday

The announcement of LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers by the player himself, helped…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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2K Sports Debuts Kevin Durant Cover

Pharrell Williams curated soundtrack for top-selling basketball game

Kevin Durant starring in 2K Sports’ upcoming title, with Pharrell Williams curating the soundtrack for…

By Kevin L. Clark

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President Obama Responds Hilariously To Homosexual Joke

Cool commander-in-chief continues to champion the LGBT community

President Obama, the coolest commander-in-chief, continues to champion the LGBT community while at a eatery…

By Kevin L. Clark

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4 Golf Gadgets to Help You Dominate the Greens

Track your swings and improve your stroke strength with these tech tools

Whether in your office or on the course, you can keep your golf game in…

By Patrick Austin

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Couples, Learn to Live on One Income

You'll always be ready for a rainy day with this strategy

If you and your beau want to have a great nest egg, try this savings…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History: First Transgender Person Nominated

'Orange Is the New Black' breakout starlet joins most inclusive LGBT list

Laverne Cox is known for her recurring role in “Orange Is the New Black” as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women Winning: Study Finds Female Entrepreneurs Optimistic and Growing

Bank study breaks down what makes entrepreneurs tick

Bank study breaks down what makes entrepreneurs tick and finds that women entrepreneurs optimistic and…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Top 10 Cities with Highest Travel Taxes

Check out this list before you plan your next trip

Study took a look at the top 50 travel destinations for business travelers, however, these…

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Inmate Stock-Picker Called ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Man serving 54-years-to-life for murder has uncanny ability with investing

A convicted murderer in San Quentin shows fellow inmates how to avoid debt and pick…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Brad Pitt To Build Low-Income Homes For Native American Families

Actor's 'Make It Right' group aiming to construct 20 homes for Sioux and Assiniboine tribes

Brad Pitt, the celebrated actor, has taken his nonprofit organization, Make It Right, to Native…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Erin Andrews Replaces Pam Oliver as NFL’s Top Sideline Reporter

Former sideline reporter will stay on with Fox Sports in a variety of roles

Erin Andrews has replaced 20-year veteran sideline reporter, Pam Oliver, for the upcoming NFL season

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5 Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

If you possess these traits you will have a better chance of long-term success

These traits lead to winning results for small business owners.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bill Cosby Returning to NBC With New Show

Show is set to air next year

Bill Cosby will be making a return to the network that housed his legendary sitcom,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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US Men’s National Basketball Team Announced

Players will report to training camp this month in Las Vegas

Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Paul George and Kevin Love are among the players…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Banking Malware Discovered on Google Play

Mobile banking app attacked

Malware clones a bank’s original app and then uploads it the Google Play store.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Omega Psi Phi Raises Awareness About Domestic Violence

Death of Bianca Tanner by Kappa Alpha Psi served as inspiration

Death of Bianca Tanner by a member of Kappa Alpha Psi has spurred fellow Black…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Post Accident: Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart

Suit claims Walmart “careless and negligent in the ownership and operation of its motor vehicle"

Tracey Morgan, finally home from the hospital after fatal accident, sues Walmart after the tragedy.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Golf 101: Rules of Engagement For Making Money On the Green

Instructor and blogger give tips on mixing business with the game

Golf instructor and blogger give tips on doing business on the green and maximizing opportunities…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Automate Your Savings

Your daily money bite

Make an effort to save at least 10% of your paycheck. Here’s how.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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#BossMoves: 3 Smart Questions to Ask Before You Start Your Day

Shake off the Monday blahs with these steps

Mondays aren’t always welcomed but these three questions will get you through on a good…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Girl Gone Geek: Jamila Rowser Brings Unique Chic to the Masses

Blogger talks digital culture and expanding reach of black nerds

Blogger, Jamila Rowser, BlackEnterprise.com chatted with Rowser on how digital culture and her fight for…

By Kevin L. Clark

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CFPB Enters Order Against ACE Cash Express

Payday lender gets fined

The lender has been accused of entangling borrowers in a vicious debt cycle.

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The 10 Most Hilarious Twitter Reactions To LeBron James’ Return

The Internet exploded upon hearing that LeBron James will return to Cleveland

It is official. LeBron Raymone James is ready to come home to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Breaking…

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Oprah’s Network Special Spotlights Black Food Truck Owners

TV show Wingmen follows 2 Fat 2 Fly mobile chicken wing business

OWN’s “Wingmen” features Columbia, South Carolina best friends Ramone Dickerson and Corey Simmons as they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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From Beauty Guru to Filmmaker: One Young Woman’s Savvy Journey to National TV

Kimberly Walker rebounded from a loss to having her screenplay, "Comeback Dad" debut on Uptv

Beauty-guru-turned-filmmaker Kimberly Walker rebounded from a loss to having her screenplay, “Comeback Dad” debut on…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Queen Latifah to Play Legendary Blues Singer Bessie Smith

Film, being shot in Atlanta, will debut next year

Queen Latifah will play the role of blues singer Bessie Smith in an upcoming HBO…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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LeBron James Returns to Cleveland

'I always believed that I’d return ... and finish my career there'

NBA star LeBron James has officially announced that he will return home to Cleveland.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Inheritance Update: CFPB Clarifies Mortgage Rules

If property is passed down to you, here's how you can avoid problems

The Ability-to-Repay rule shields consumers from careless mortgage lending.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Timeline: What Has Obama Done Lately For The Country?

More than 40 actions the president has taken since January

Since January, the president has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families succeed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Floyd Mayweather Will Fight Marcos Maidana Again

The two fighters will square up once again in September

A rematch has been set for Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II for September in Las Vegas.

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$52 Billion At Stake: Loan Declines for Small Businesses Hindering Advancement

Trade group pushes Congress to unblock capital flow

Trade group finds “it’s a failure to deliver an estimated $44 billion to $52 billion…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Conduct a Financial Inventory

You must know where you are to get where you want to go financially

Be sure to take into account how you’re spending your money to ensure you’re on…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Smart Knowledge Sets Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Master

5 CPAs show small business owners how to prosper

Find out what it takes to expand your small business with these tips from five…

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The 3D printing revolution has ushered in a new era of customization. Human bones, fuel-efficient car parts, and even burritos now take only a few hours to produce through this innovative printing process. As you read this, engineers are using 3D printing technology to experiment with commercial airplane design, doctors are whizzing out organs, and NASA is testing 3D printers that are destined to land on Mars.

With technology constantly evolving, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at 6 noteworthy moments in 3D printing history. –Semhar Woldeyesus

3D Printing: Is Now the Time for Black Entrepreneurs to Adapt?

New technology won't print you money, but it will save it

Sure, 3D printers won’t print you money, but if you are a small business owner,…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Will LeBron James Become World’s First Billionaire Baller?

According to recent earnings, road to super-wealthy club getting a lot shorter

Becoming a billionaire is rare air, but with latest earnings, are Lebron James and his…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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NPR Education Blogger Faces Heat for Racial Tweet

NPR education team lead blogger Anya Kamenetz took to NPR's official education team Twitter account to voice her concern that only white sources respond

Anya Kamenetz let a poorly worded tweet go up on NPR’s education team Twitter account,…

By Patrick Austin

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R&B Longevity: Boyz II Men Talk Brand Partnerships

Group details Wendy's campaign and forthcoming album, "Collide"

Business partnerships can bring fresh energy and build a brand’s value

By Sheiresa Ngo

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NBA Hires Pamela El as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Nationwide Insurance executive will start her new position in August

Former Nationwide Insurance Executive, Pamela El, is hired by the NBA to become their latest…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Could Be Illegal In New York

Drivers caught working with the startup, could face fines, vehicle impound

Ride-sharing startup Lyft is expanding its service to New York, but the city’s Taxi &…

By Patrick Austin

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Spelman Raises Record $157.8 Million for Academic Initiatives and Campus Facilities

HBCU receives more than 70 percent alumnae contributions to campaign

After a 10-year fundraising campaign, Spelman College has announced they’ve exceeding their monetary goal and…

By Courtney Connley

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The 10 Most Inspiring ‘Humans Of NY’ Stories You Should See

Photoblog's telling visuals and commentary have gone viral on social media

Photographer Brandon Stanton started “Humans of New York” a New York City-based photoblog that has…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Stacey Dash Lashes Out at Kanye West

Actress says, 'Maybe he needs to spend some time on Rikers Island'

Stacey Dash took offense to Kanye West comparing paparazzi coming after him to being raped,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Cleveland Clothing Company Designs ‘For6iven’ T-Shirt For LeBron James

Apparel meant to showcase that James is 'forgiven' for leaving team back in 2010

Ohio’s Fresh Brewed Tees is anticipating LeBron James’ return to Cleveland by printing out t-shirts…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Beyoncé Donates $7 Million to Help Homeless in Houston

Superstar continues to use platform to expand philanthropic work

Not one to forget where she comes from, Beyonce has donated $7 million to help…

By Courtney Connley

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NBA Introduces New York City All-Star 2015 Logo

Design plays off the iconic bus and subway map of NYC

The NBA revealed the logo design for the 2015 All-Star Game and Festivities being played…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Emmy Nominations: Don Cheadle, Idris Elba and Kerry Washington Among Nominees

Check out the list of top black actors vying for awards

This year at the Emmy Awards, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Kerry…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Top Worst States for Working Mothers

Did your state make the list?

National Partnership for Women and Families released its Expecting Better report details the worst states…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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10 Best Cities For Millennials To Work And Play

Dallas, Los Angeles, and Boston top list in terms of jobs, cultural experiences

Dallas, Los Angeles and Boston have been rated the top three cities for Millennials by…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spirit Airlines Offers Free Miles to ‘Haters’

'Most complained about' company in industry welcomes more grievances seeking to clean up image

“Most complained about” in the industry, Spirit Airlines welcomes more hate with new promotion offering…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Apple Has a Secret iPhone Store

The location is not quite what you think

A new eBay store popped up that sells what seems to be refurbished products from…

By Patrick Austin

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Troy Davis’ Nephew Raises Money to Continue His Education at Morehouse

Young scholar launches Indiegogo campaign to help raise money

Troy Davis nephew, De’Juan Davis-Correia, starts Indiegogo campaign to help raise money for him to…

By Courtney Connley

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Two Drone Pilots Arrested By NYPD

Regulation concerning the use of unmanned vehicles has become more important than ever

Two men in Manhattan were arrested on Monday and charged with reckless endangerment for flying…

By Patrick Austin

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Micro Loan Programs Helping Black Female Entrepreneurs Succeed

Small Business University winner Evelyn Haye taps local resources

Evelyn Hayes is the grand prize winner of the Black Enterprise Small Business University (SBU)…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jay-Z Being Sued By Former Engineer

Chauncey Mahan claims he's entitled to co-ownership of hip-hop star's masters

Chauncey Mahan, former engineer for Jay-Z, is suing him to claim co-ownership of Jay’s masters

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Get Complaints Resolved via Social Media

You have options to have your grievances addressed

If you have grievances with a company’s services or products, social media may be your…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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New Online Tool For Entrepreneurs With Limited Marketing Resources

Localist integrates social media with calendar and events Web content

Localist, an interactive online calendaring platform, recently launched its ‘Localist Simple’ plan geared toward entrepreneurs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ray Nagin Former New Orleans Mayor Gets 10-Year Sentence

Mayor who helped New Orleans stand tall after Hurricane Katrina convicted of fraud

Ray Nagin, who stood trial in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina scandal, was convicted of…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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10 Facts About Children’s Author Walter Dean Myers

Did you know that the deceased writer penned over 100 books?

Famed author, Walter Dean Myers, was known for the storied tales of life in the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Cupcake Company Crumbs Closes Down For Good

Largest U.S. cupcake retailer shuttered nearly 50 locations in 10 states

Crumbs, the largest U.S. cupcake retailer, has been forced to close its doors indefinitely due…

By Kevin L. Clark

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4 Vital Tax Tips For After You Say ‘I Do’

Avoid problems with the IRS with these quick steps

Just got married? Well, you’ll want to follow these quick tax tips to avoid any…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Crystal Clarke Joins Cast of Star Wars: Episode VII

Newcomer Crystal Clarke will appear in the latest movie

Crystal Clarke joins Lupita Nyong’o in the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It’s the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Fashion on Wheels: Entrepreneur Talks Owning D.C.’s First Plus Size Fashion Truck

Donna Hundley talks curvy girl fashion, entrepreneurship challenges, and future business plans

D.C.’s first plus size fashion truck owner talks the challenges of running a small business…

By Courtney Connley

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Jay Z Wants To End Extreme Poverty By 2030

Can the 'god MC' fulfill his goal?

The Roc Nation CEO aims to tap into his more philanthropic side, as Jay Z…

By Kevin L. Clark

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[RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women

The Activate Conference, held Sept. 20 at the Times Center in NYC, featured speakers Keke…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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