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My Son Switched His Major to Computer Science. Maybe Yours Should Too

Computing skills are what's driving STEM job growth

Despite the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ favorable STEM job forecasts (“Employment in occupations related to…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Businesses More Likely to Have a Disaster Recovery Plan; How to Set Up Yours

Having a plan in place can keep your business going during a crisis

Most owners say they don’t have formal disaster recovery plans in place, though catastrophic weather…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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veteran

Black Veteran Awarded $25,000 to Scale Her Business

This African American veteran won cash and an opportunity to talk business with Daymond John through the Bob Evans Farms “Heroes to CEOs” initiative

Charlynda Scales, an Air Force veteran who launched Mutt’s Sauce in 2015, said it was…

By Selena Hill

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4 Things Every Black Entrepreneur Can Learn From EMPIRE’s Cookie Lyon

It's a study on building wealth

Cookie Lyon and her enchanting black girl magic is what she uses to lead her…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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JPMorgan Makes $4.2 Million Investment in Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Helping those who served to realize their business dreams

To support veteran-owned small businesses, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced a $4.2 million commitment as…

By Samara Lynn

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Sharon Epperson

TV Journalist Sharon Epperson Battles Back from Brain Injury

CNBC finance expert is scarred, but not scared, after a ruptured blood vessel

CNBC journalist Sharon Epperson is scarred, but not scared, after battling back from a ruptured…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Brandon Bryant

From Wall Street to Entrepreneurship: Brandon Bryant’s Journey to Success

Brandon Bryant walked off Wall Street and into his passion

Brandon Bryant stopped by BE to talk about his journey as a former investment banker…

By Selena Hill

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Jay Ellis 2018 ABFF Ambassador

Jay Ellis Named 2018 Ambassador for American Black Film Festival

The actor, best known for playing Lawrence on "Insecure," represents ABFF's mission to create opportunities for people of color in film and television

Jay Ellis, best known for playing Lawrence on HBO’s “Insecure,” named 2018 celebrity ambassador for…

By Alisa Gumbs

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250 preschoolers

Every Day, 250 Preschoolers Get Expelled or Suspended. Most Are Black

Center for American Progress analysis reveals disturbing trend

It’s hard to imagine, but every day 250 preschoolers are suspended or expelled. That’s according…

By Robin White Goode

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Military Background Helps Black Veterans Run BE 100s Companies

Businesses run by African American veterans growing in number

There were 13,170 firms with paid employees owned by male or female black veterans in…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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#FridayReads: Learn To Perform Better From A Record-Breaking Broadway Star

'My Pride' shares tips Alton Fitzgerald White learned from his 4,000 performances in 'The Lion King'

#FridayReads: learn to perform better from “My Pride” by Alton Fitzgerald White and his record-breaking…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Chef Curry (Image: PM Studios)

‘Chef Curry’ is Cookin’ with New Mobile App

“Bringing Chef Curry to life has been an incredible experience,” said Ayesha Curry

NBA superstar, Steph Curry, and wife, chef, Ayesha Curry have partnered with PM studios to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Digital Guru Kirk McDonald Just Named Top Executive of AT&T’s Advertising Arm

McDonald has worked with prestigious companies including Time Inc.

On Thursday, AT&T announced Kirk McDonald, one of the most well-regarded digital and advertising gurus…

By Samara Lynn

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Drake

Drake is Teaming Up With Apple, Netflix, and Major Film Studios To Take Over Hollywood

'My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'' -Drake

Audrey Drake Graham will produce and star in his own streaming content with the backing…

By Selena Hill

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How Facebook Community Boost Will Help Black-Owned Businesses

Is Facebook coming to your city?

Facebook just announced a game-changing new program for small businesses: Facebook Community Boost. With the…

By Samara Lynn

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spelman

Spelman and Morehouse Students Go On Hunger Strike to Save Hungry Peers

About 25 students have vowed to consume only water and vitamins until the colleges change their policies and stop wasting food

Students at Spelman and Morehouse are participating in a hunger strike to stop food insecurity…

By Selena Hill

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Watch Tiffany Haddish Tell Us How To Stay Healthy This Fall, Like Only She Can

The comedienne stars in a humorous PSA to encourage hand washing

Comedienne Tiffany Haddish tells us how to stay healthy this fall, like only she can,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Election Day

7 Black Candidates That Made History on Election Day 2017

These victories prove that America wants more diverse voices in today's political landscape

A number of diverse, progressive candidates won office on Election Day, including these 7 historic…

By Selena Hill

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Kehlani (Image: Savannah Baker)

Backstage Capital Makes Investment in R&B Artist Kehlani’s Tech Startup

The startup focuses on health and wellness

Managing Director, Arlan Hamilton came onboard committing $50,000 in addition to mentorship and advisory.

By Sequoia Blodgett

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women of power

The Women of Power Summit: An Experience Like No Other

Watch these women share highlights from this professional leadership conference

Attendees opened up about the highlighting moments from Women of Power, our annual professional leadership…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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