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New Bill Aims to Boost Diversity and Black Broadcast Station Ownership

G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is sponsoring the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017, which could increase ownership prospects for minorities and women in the broadcasting industry, should it become a law.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield is pushing for a bill that could increase the number of African…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship

Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship to Award $10K to Aggie

Promotes women’s empowerment and financial education

Ashley Stewart, the fashion brand that provides professional and fun clothing designed for full-figured women,…

By Robin White Goode

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sale

3 Stages of Making a Sale to Significantly Increase Your Company Revenue

There are three distinct stages to any sale. Learn how to recognize and properly utilize them, and you will instantly start taking more cash to the bank

If you’re in business, you are in sales, and you must know these three stages.…

By Jerome D. Love

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video games

Parents, Stop Nagging: Here’s Proof Playing Video Games Helps Careers

Want to boost your career? Play cooperative, online games

Researchers at Missouri S&T studied the effects of playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and found…

By Samara Lynn

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Europe

Forget Backpacking, Go Luxury Cruising Through Europe Instead

Adventures by Disney and other river cruises are offering a new way to see the continent

Adventures by Disney and other cruise lines allow you to experience the continent by going…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Seeks Input from Black Education Blogger

U.S. Education Secretary came across as ready to listen

Rhames also spoke directly with the secretary by phone for a solid hour and says…

By Robin White Goode

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free stuff

15 Places to Get FREE Food and More on Tax Day

Take advantage of these Tax Day deals and giveaways!

Many people hate the idea of paying taxes, but there’s at least one good thing…

By Selena Hill

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teachers

Are Your Kids’ Teachers ‘Highly Qualified’?

Low-income students most likely to have the least qualified teachers

Unlike other highly developed nations, the U.S. gives the most in resources to the wealthiest…

By Robin White Goode

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Amanda Gorman

One 19-year-old’s Journey from Special Needs to Acclaimed ‘Genius’

Despite being born with special needs, 19-year-old Amanda Gorman is an Ozy Genius Award winner who is now using virtual reality to change society

Amanda Gorman became an Ozy Genius Award winner from pitching her idea to create a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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AmeriCorps

Why Is the White House Picking on AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps funding makes up .01% of the federal budget

With AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members serving in 12,000 public and parochial schools across the…

By Robin White Goode

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Natalie Dean

How One Night of Girl Talk Turned Into an Organization That Hosts Over 200 Women

Natalie Dean discusses what inspired her to start the nonprofit, Whine & Cheese, Inc.

Natalie Dean established a nonprofit called Whine & Cheese that helps women achieve a level…

By Chanel Martin

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increase

How to Increase the Value of Your Business Before Selling

What you need to do before selling.

Sadly, many business owners wait too long to prepare the business and they do not…

By Black Enterprise

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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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music

Educator Offers Free College Courses on the Business of Music

Meet John P. Kellogg, a leading attorney and Berklee College of Music professor, who is teaching two free online courses on the music business

With more people eager to launch a career in a fast-changing industry, one prominent attorney…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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creativity

#MillionaireMovesMonday: Build Your Business With Creativity

Creativity is the best resource to build a business, says business leader William F. Pickard, Ph.D.

According to Dr. William F. Pickard, you don’t need to get a bank loan or…

By Selena Hill

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author

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Become an Author

Becoming an author will position you as an expert in your industry

Everyone has a story and someone is waiting to hear it. This is just one…

By Cameka Smith

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Zycron

BE 100 Company, Zycron Inc. Sells for $20 Million

From a single-man operation to a business valued at $20 million

His company ranks 67th on the most recent BE 100’s list of the nation’s largest…

By Samara Lynn

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efficiency

Efficiency vs. Effectiveness: a Small Business Dilemma

A delicate balancing act

Small enterprise owners have a dilemma: How do I balance efficiency and effectiveness in my…

By Black Enterprise

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letsbuyblack365

Getting Rid of the Stigma of ‘Buy Black’

One organization is fighting the stereotype that "the white man's ice is colder"

LetsBuyBlack365 is an online community and nationwide black economic empowerment movement. Its mission is to…

By Samara Lynn

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commute

How to Get Work Done During Your Commute

Your morning commute is the perfect time to prep for a productive day at work

Don’t despair – whether you’re taking public transportation, driving, or even riding your bike, commute…

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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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