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[Financial Literacy Month] Domestic Violence Victims Struggle to Get Financially Literate

Survey finds shortage of funds hurting victim’s ability to become financially independent

“Financial abuse is debilitating for many survivors of domestic violence. Financial education and credit building…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Economic Facts that Affect Your Child’s Education: Fact 8

The more poor kids there are in a school, the lower their achievement

However, some states with similar shares of low-income students have very different levels of proficiency.…

By Robin White Goode

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Publicist Confirms: Music Icon Prince Dead at 57

Fans initially thought it was a hoax, but reports indicate sad news indeed true

According to reports, 57-year-old music icon, whose birth name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was found…

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

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Google Executive Shares the Best Advice She Would Give Her Younger Self

Bonita Stewart on the advice she would tell millennials today

Find out what advice Google executive Bonita Stewart would give her younger self

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Beware: This Woman Will Trap You in Harlem

Meet the woman behind Upper Manhattan's very first "escape room"

Accountant turned entrepreneur, Michele Ware, has officially infiltrated Harlem with Upper Manhattan’s very first “escape…

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How This Working Mom Made a Successful Transition From Interior Design to Education

Tutor Doctor owner shares her journey of finding her calling

Nika Fouquet opens up about how she successfully transitioned from the interior design business to…

By Courtney Connley

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A Look at Michael Strahan’s Post-NFL Career Success

A breakdown of the former NFL superstar's success off the field

Take a look at Strahan’s success from the football field to Good Morning America.

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Using Mobile Filmmaking to Tell Stories

By leveraging mobile technology, Matthew Cherry wants to help democratize the filmmaking process

By leveraging mobile technology, Matthew Cherry wants to help democratize the filmmaking process.

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Why Black Women Earn Less But Pay More For The Same Products As Men

Pink tax allows manufacturers to charge extra, putting black women at financial risk

The pink tax refers to the extra amount women are charged for certain products or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What One Boeing Executive Says She Does to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Gena Lovett shares tips on how she juggles work and family

Find out what Boeing executive Gena Lovett says she does to achieve work-life balance

By Courtney Connley

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Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

Major changes also come to the $10 and $5 bill

Treasury Department to add Harriet Tubman and other changes to the front and back of…

By Courtney Connley

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How Much Should You Spend on College and Student Loans?

Calculating a college spending plan that won’t devastate your finances

The general rule of thumb for student loans is that you should not have to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Cannabis Investment Banker Talks 420 and Money

Viridian Capital CEO Scott Greiper shares most important money lessons

Today, marijuana enthusiasts around the world are celebrating 4/20, – a code-term that refers to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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9-5 and 6-10: How Twitter is Balancing Work and more Work

BlackEnterprise.com asked the Twitter community how they balance day jobs with night hustles. (Part 5 of 5)

Twitter shares how they master the balance of work (day job) with more work (outside…

By Safon Floyd

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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Company Pays Women Equally

Here's what you can do to ensure your company is offering fair pay and opportunities for women

The pay gap is even greater for African-American and Latina women, with African-American women earning…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Here’s How Apple Will Save the Planet With ‘Angry Birds’

Now you can learn about the planet's biggest environmental threats when playing your favorite mobile games on Apple devices

Forests are disappearing at the rate of 48 football fields per minute.

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Black Enrollment in Single Digits at Gifted School in Diverse District

Sounding the call to desegregate advanced learning opportunities

Although more attention has been paid to black underrepresentation in gifted education, we must also…

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Brand Ambassadors Are A Must Have For Every Entrepreneur

Here are the best ways to secure brand ambassadors to push your product or service

Establishing your small business brand is essential. As an owner, do you have an army…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Are You Doing The Right Thing With Your Tax Refund?

For savvy professionals, tax season means getting creative with how to use your tax refund check

What should you do with that tax refund once you get it? The left side…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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