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Prentice Penny

‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Opens Up About his New truTV Series

After working behind the scenes on 'Insecure,' 'Girlfriends,' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Prentice Penny will step onto the small screen

Writer and producer Prentice Penny stars in the new lifestyle series Upscale with Prentice Penny,…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Uber

After a Rough Week, Uber Announces it is Diversifying

Amid controversies and scandals, some good news for Uber

“Similarly, we hired 3% more Black and 2% more Hispanic employees compared to our overall…

By Samara Lynn

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teach

3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Because financial education starts at home

Even if we do not have a lot of money, we are still equipped to…

By Ashley M Fox

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flight

3 Money and Time Saving Things I Wish I Knew Before My Flight Was Cancelled

At some point, we'll all have to deal with a flight cancellation. Be prepared, before it happens to you

At some point, we’ll all have to deal with it, so here are the money…

By Alisa Gumbs

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branding

Branding Strategist and New Author Offers Insight on How to Intensify Your Company Brand

Learn how to use branding, marketing, and social media concepts to leverage online and in-person brands to achieve career or business success

Author Courtney Rhodes discusses why it’s important for black entrepreneurs to have a branding strategy…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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successful life

3 Tips to Live a Happy, Whole, and Successful Life

Learn how to clear out emotional clutter from your past, as these practices will help improve your chances for having a successful future

Emotional clutter can cause you to display toxic behaviors contrary to who you really are…

By Cameka Smith

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Valerie Jarrett

Former Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett is Elected to Ariel Investments Board

The longest-serving senior adviser to President Obama has been elected to sit on the board of the multibillion-dollar firm

Ariel Investments, LLC, announced that Valerie Jarrett, a former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama,…

By Selena Hill

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Georgetown

Descendant of Sold Slaves Works at Georgetown U.

Executive assistant discovers personal connection to school’s sale of enslaved people

That enslaved men, women, and children were sold against their will by Jesuit priests somehow…

By Robin White Goode

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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

The Black Professional Network and Breaking Into Startups is about to show you

Recently, the Black Professional Network brought a community of individuals together to celebrate Black Excellence…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

By Samara Lynn

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sunk cost fallacy

Entrepreneurs—Don’t Make This Common Behavioral Mistake Like Everyone Else

You know how you'll wear those painful shoes just because they were expensive? There's a term for that

Avoid falling into the trap of sunk cost fallacy, which can lead to bad business…

By Samara Lynn

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looks bright

With Trump and DeVos, For-Profits’ Future Looks Bright

Predatory schools may be having their day in the sun again

Since talking with B-CU leadership, I’ve decided to look more closely into the situation, but…

By Robin White Goode

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black engineers

Black Engineers Recruit Powerful Ally

The two groups are trying to get more blacks in what will be the fastest growing job market in the next decade

Bioengineering jobs will grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, at a much faster rate…

By Samara Lynn

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zakiya larry

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

The role of good marketing and branding for entrepreneurs cannot be overstated

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

By Selena Hill

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college-ready

How to Make Graduating High School College-Ready the Only Option

Spokane’s John R. Rogers High School shows how it’s done

At the John R. Rogers High School in Spokane, Washington, school leaders seem to agree,…

By Robin White Goode

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game

The Education Software That Increases Test Scores

Practice math concepts with DreamBox Learning

What grabbed my attention? “Wealthy parents knew about this,” Woolley-Wilson told me. “We think it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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Diversify Tech

Capital One Hosts Discussion on How to Really Diversify Tech

We need to really rethink job training and hiring

80% of middle-skilled jobs require digital skills. Building these skills is key to unlocking access…

By Samara Lynn

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C300 Coupe

BE Luxury: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe

The small performance car you’ve always wanted to buy

The new C300 Coupe is a ground-up build on perfection. Lightweight construction to reduce weight,…

By Brian Armstead

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school

Qualities to Look for in a School—Does Your Child’s School Have Them?

School environment can make a huge difference in your child’s academic success

But what is the right school environment? Especially for black boys, who are more likely…

By Robin White Goode

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networking event

10 Ways to Tell Whether a Networking Event Will Be Worth Your Time Before You Go

How can you tell whether a business mastermind or certain networking event is worth your time or not?

The value of any business mastermind or networking group is at the intersection of the…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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