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education regulations

Trump Overturns Education Regulations

Cuts state accountability and funds for teacher training

During his campaign he promised to undo much of President Obama’s legacy. And just as…

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

MissionU Fixes What’s Broken in Higher Ed

Innovative business model charges $0 upfront tuition

There’s a lot about higher education that seems upside down. Like the exorbitant student debt…

By Robin White Goode

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NASA

Shooting for the Stars – 10 Inspiring Women of NASA

In honor of the film, which was acclaimed as one of the best films of the year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite women in NASA, both past and present, including the trio that inspired Hidden Figures.

Christmas 2016 gave us a very special cinematic gift: the film Hidden Figures, based on…

By Black Enterprise

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Saving Promise

Saving Promise—The National Campaign to Stop Domestic Abuse

Black women are three times more likely to be victims of intimate partner violence

“I come from a family of mothers and daughters who survived 60+ years of domestic…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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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