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Paris Holds the Largest Natural Hair Conference in the World

We own the hair, so how do we not own the products?

Brands like SheaMoisture, Curls, Cantu, The Mane Choice, Carolina-B showed up and showed out, giving…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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New York State Votes to Shorten Common Core Testing Days

Standards remain ‘unpopular’ on the left and right

I’m for high expectations of all kids, coupled with abundant academic support within a context…

By Robin White Goode

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How to Choose a Financial Adviser as New Department of Labor Rule Kicks In

With new regulations in place, it's the perfect time to learn how to choose a financial adviser

The rule requires all financial advisors and brokers to act in “the best interests” of…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Steve Harvey

At Last! Steve Harvey’s ‘Funderdome’ Debuts

"This is a show where a little idea can become big business,” says Steve Harvey

“Steve Harvey’s Funderome” is an exciting competition reality series that pits two budding entrepreneurs against…

By Selena Hill

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An Executive Chef Dishes Out the Secret to Success in the Culinary Business

Chef Henry Dudley talks about his career in the culinary arts and shares advice on what it takes to succeed in the industry

One of the chef-driven restaurants at the MGM is the Tap Room Sports Bar, with…

By Brian Armstead

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Sequoia Blodgett, Yinka Adegoke, Claude Grunitzky, Larry Madowo, Chayet, Chienin

African Tech Conference Makes a Large Splash in Paris

African entrepreneurs are hell-bent on owning their narrative

“Marketing, branding, and storytelling are so important especially when branding African brands. We have to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Black Enterprise Editor Honored With ‘Heroine of Excellence’ Award

BE Editor recognized as an up-and-comer in media world

Black Enterprise’s Digital Editor Selena Hill was honored as one of several Heroines of Excellence…

By Samara Lynn

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Simone Manuel

Gold Medalist Simone Manuel Offers Advice on Swimming and Life

The two-time gold medalist explains the value of learning to swim, especially at an early age

“Swimming allows you to learn good social skills, work hard, set goals and communicate better.…

By Lisa Fraser

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Is Your Campus Racially Literate?

Race matters in college, says leader of the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education

Harper walked on stage and like a cannonball went through a litany of racial threats…

By Robin White Goode

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Leslie Nesbitt

Transforming Color Into Consciousness

Remaking spaces through the strategic use of color

Leslie Nesbitt wasn’t always a crafty surface designer. Nor did she always dream of beautifying…

By Rochelle Soetan

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The 16 Best Black-Hosted, Smart, and Funny Podcasts of 2017

You're doing your ears (and your intelligence) a disservice if you don't tune in

Many of the current black-hosted podcasts offer valuable insight on everything from personal finance, pop…

By Lisa Fraser

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Showing Women of Color Ways to “Glow Up”

Get your glow on during this retreat

“We officially launched OMNoire with the goal to encompass all things wellness that includes yoga,…

By Kandia Johnson

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average cost of a wedding

Getting Hitched or Going Broke? The Cost of a Wedding Is Up 81%

Here's what's costing couples big bucks on their big day

A lot has changed in the wedding industry over the last decade, but one of…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Poll: The Millennial Palate Prefers Fast and Mobile Eats

This generation prefers a meal with a side of tech-infused convenience

When it comes to satisfying taste buds and dining, eateries like Five Guys, the Cheesecake…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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12 Quotes from Black Trailblazers That We All Should Live By

Pick up these gems from black innovators and influencers

As host of the “Create Your Life Series” radio show and podcast, I have the…

By Kevin Y. Brown

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Content Marketing

How to Reach Your Target Audience with Content Marketing

The ABCs of content strategy for small businesses

Do you need help getting your audience’s attention online? Discover how to reach your target…

By Cameka Smith

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#SadNotBad

When Troubled Students Are Seen as #SadNotBad

Traumatized students benefit from approaches supported by research

Read how 5 charter schools in New Orleans have exchanged ‘no excuses’ for ‘trauma informed.’…

By Robin White Goode

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time management

Learn the Art of Effectively Mastering Time Management in 4 Steps

Mastering time management can set you apart from your competitors. Become a master by practicing these four time management tips daily

Mastering time management can set you apart from your competitors. Become a master by practicing…

By Cameka Smith

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Boss-Moms

Why This Woman Turned a Hashtag into an Online Destination for New Age Boss-Moms

Dreena Whitfield launched ThePRMommy, an online destination for moms juggling their family life and careers

How can a woman juggle the never-ending demands of motherhood and a successful career? This…

By Kandia Johnson

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Morehouse College Interim President Has Died

William Taggart, known as Bill, dies at 55

“We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Interim President William J. ‘Bill’ Taggart,…

By Robin White Goode

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“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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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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