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perfection

The Price of Perfection: The Cost of Being a BOSS

Perfection is often fear in disguise, and it keeps our brilliant talents from showing. But when you're a BOSS, you don’t need approval

Why do we, as women, work so hard at perfection? Are we afraid of failure!…

By Cameka Smith

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Morial

National Urban League President Marc Morial Congratulates the First Black Federal Reserve Appointee

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial commends Raphael Bostic for being selected as the first African American president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial congratulated Raphael Bostic for being selected…

By Daron Pressley

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confidence

5 Steps to Rebuild Your Confidence and Get Stuff Done

Are you struggling to boost your energy and passion for life? Discover how to overcome confidence traps by building strong habits and routines

Successful entrepreneurs have learned how to use effective techniques to continuously build and rebuild confidence…

By Cameka Smith

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Franchise

Franchising a Satisfying and Popular Option for Women Entrepreneurs

Female franchisees find success and more

Most women are very pleased with running a franchise, according to the Franchise Business Review…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

This analyzes the origins of homophobia in the black community, and assesses this inherently discriminatory way of thinking within a historical context

I decided to explore the roots of homophobia in the black community, beyond the most…

By Jared Brown

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vision

Write the Vision and Make It Plain

Similar to a vision, a vision statement is a personal vision that defines what you aspire to become. That's why it's imperative to write your vision down

In his book “The Success Principles,” Jack Canfield explains that in order to create balance…

By Cameka Smith

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Power

Here’s What You Missed at the 2017 Women of Power Summit

In a nutshell, the summit was filled with powerful speeches, transformational seminars, and the bonding of professional women of color

In a nutshell, here are some of the speeches, seminars, networking opportunities that took place…

By Selena Hill

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tech companies

Why Tech Companies Fail at Marketing (And How They Can Avoid It)

It all comes down to knowing your audience

Each channel might include a few generic marketing campaigns or just a laundry list of…

By Selena Hill

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beat

Don’t Miss a Beat Helps Students Find Their Own Rhythm

Grammy-award winning musician uses the arts to help young people soar

A nonprofit, DMAB has established partnerships with local colleges and schools to provide free music…

By Robin White Goode

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wannabe

Are You an Entrepreneur or a Wannabe?

Here are three ways to tell if you're ready to be an entrepreneur

Do you really think that you are about that entrepreneur lifestyle? Here are 3 points…

By Cameka Smith

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father

LaVar Ball And The Role Of The Black Sports Father

Has Ball become the new Richard Williams? Is that a good thing?

While I don’t agree with the things that Lavar Ball has stated or his need…

By The Shadow League

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AfroFemmism

The Intriguing Art and Technology of AfroFeminism

A world that converges technology, science, and art all centered on the black woman

The NSAF project is designed by a team of women of color who are artists,…

By Samara Lynn

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education cuts

Trump’s Education Cuts Declare War on the Poor

‘Draconian’ funding cuts target low-income strivers

The budget also eliminates the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, which help the neediest students pay…

By Robin White Goode

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Derek Walcott

Caribbean Poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dies at 87

The celebrated international writer has gone home

Derek Alton Walcott, a renowned poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992,…

By Selena Hill

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saving tips

5 Smart Saving Tips for Single Women to Build Wealth

Whether it's saving for a dream home or just a rainy day, get started now

Whether’s it’s for that dream home, vacation adventure or just for a rainy day, start…

By Janell Hazelwood

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beauty startup

This Is Harvard’s Next Black Beauty Startup

These Harvard graduates are building a business that addresses the unique needs of women of color

The founders of Mented share how they got started and how putting on a “white…

By Maryann Reid

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Trumpcare

Trumpcare is the Antithesis of Affordable Healthcare

Unaffordable, unhealthy, and uninsured. Here's an objective breakdown of Trump's American Health Care Act

Trumpcare is anti-affordable coverage. Everything about it makes it harder and more expensive for poor…

By Stanley Fritz

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Women

6 Ways The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Changed My Life

Surrounded by approximately 900 black businesswomen in various fields, we were not minorities. And oh, there was nothing “minor” about these glorious women!

I was lucky enough to attend the 2017 Women of Power Summit in Phoenix, now…

By Black Enterprise

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Shamrock Shake

Slurp Your Shamrock Shake With a McDonald’s High-Tech Straw

This high-tech McDonald's straw is the food chain's offering for the ultimate milkshake experience

McDonald’s introduced its new high-tech straw. No, you can’t connect it to Wi-Fi. And no,…

By Samara Lynn

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Get Out

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Proves the Need for Diversity in Hollywood

Diversity is profitable, but when will Hollywood get the picture?

Jordan Peele’s breakout film “Get Out” is just one example of a movie with a…

By Selena Hill

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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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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