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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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2016 African American Festival Advisory Board Adds Top Business Leaders

The festival's 40th anniversary kicks-off in Baltimore, Memorial Day weekend

Celebrate 40 years of African American life, music, and culture in the Baltimore community at…

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New Small Business Loan From $10,000 to $35,000 Now Available Online

Wells Fargo offers online loan that is funded the next business day

Wells Fargo has launched a new online, fast-decision loan product for small business customers. The…

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Minority Entrepreneurs: A Big Part of Detroit’s Comeback

Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co Jamie Dimon says The Motor City is a place that welcomes and encourages business investment

Today, Detroit is home to over 61,000 small businesses. Minority entrepreneurs play a big role…

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Why Great Hires Don’t Always Have the ‘Right’ Background

Find out how coffee connoisseur Nick Bayer finds success by being “in the people business, not the product business.”

Discover why great hires don’t always have the perfect background.

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The 7 Essential Qualities of Every Great Manager

The best managers are hard to come by — but they do share certain key qualities.

Discover the essentials qualities of every great manager here.

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White House Announces $21 Million In Grants For Summer Jobs and Impact Hubs

Grants for cities like Detroit and Los Angeles to connect disadvantaged youth

The White House and the Department of Labor announced new steps to advance that effort…

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Erica’s Table of 20 Provides an Intimate Setting for Networking and Relationship Building

The monthly luncheon experience is quickly becoming an internationally recognized and sought after event

Monthly networking event, curated by Erica Dias, provided attendees with an opportunity to build a…

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The McGhees Raise Sextuplets While You Watch

Watch the adventures of raising sextuplets while running a business with one of television's favorite families, the McGhees, on UpTV

Watch the adventures of raising sextuplets while running a business with one of television’s favorite…

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Minority Business Development Agency Awards $31.5 Million in Grants

Federal funding will support business centers helping minority entrepreneurs create jobs and grow their businesses

New resources and funding is underway to help minority-owned firms create jobs, compete in the…

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NMDSC President Joset Wright-Lacy Predicts Supplier Diversity Future – Part 2

"The numbers don’t lie."

Find out what NMSDC President, Joset Wright-Lacy predicts will happen with supplier diversity necessity and…

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5 Ways To Brand Your Business Successfully Beyond Social Media

Here's how you can create awareness and drive customers to your brand

Social media is only one aspect of building a successful brand. There are many more…

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LBJ and MLK’s complex fight to go ‘All the Way’

The film examines Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy as he fights for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The film examines LBJ’s first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy…

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The Math Lady Pivots in Response to the New SAT

Her mission? To help you get over your fear of math

“I have done a comparison and seen quantifiable proof of an increase of 50 points…

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Donald Trump Actually Wanted a Black vs. White Apprentice 

In 2005, Trump floated the idea of a race-driven season of The Apprentice

On Thursday Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins reminded everyone about that time Donald Trump thought it would…

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National Minority Supplier Development Council President Talks Prejudice in Business – Part 1

President of one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, Joset Wright-Lacy, talks the impact and importance of the NMSDC's diversity initiative

Check out what National Minority Supplier Development Council President Joset Wright-Lacy had to say about…

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Camille A. Brown: A Choreographer Hitting Her Stride

The dancer candidly discusses her evolution as an artist and business woman

The announcement came this week; the 2016 John Simon Guggenheim foundation fellows were chosen and…

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[OP-ED] Dear Senator Bernie Sanders…Enough!

An open letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sir, enough is enough. It’s time for the progressives to unite and prepare for possibly…

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks New Culture, New Life, and Overcoming Obstacles (Part II)

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world on a grand scale

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world…

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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