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6 Best Practices for Becoming an Influential Business Leader

Leading by example is just one way to inspire others in your industry

The goal for any successful professional is to become an influencer in their respective field.…

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We Need Better Ways to Predict Student Success

Dominque Jordan Turner of Chicago Scholars explains

Employers and institutions of higher education clearly believe that measurements like ACT scores and grade…

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The Atlanta Tribune Celebrates 30 Years of Publishing

Ambassador Andrew Young, Monica Pearson, Nzinga Shaw, and Dikembe Mutombo to reflect on Atlanta “Then and Now”

Join the Atlanta Tribune as they celebrate 30 Years of promoting business lifestyle, careers and…

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GAO Report Cites Evidence of Growing Isolation, Disparities in Education

On the anniversary of Brown, we have a long way to go

• Less than half of these schools offered AP math courses, compared to the availability of…

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National Black Child Development Week May 16 – May 21

Advocates across the country launch week of action to mobilize and empower families

NBCDW’s intent is to raise awareness around the need for early learning centers and schools…

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Rep. Clyburn Accuses GOP of ‘Political Opportunism’

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's executive order to restore voting rights to over 200,000 people with prior felony convictions

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive…

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Can We Spend Less on Health by Investing in Education?

Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health connects the dots

Americans without a high school diploma are living sicker, shorter lives than they did in…

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Senate Hopeful, Kamala Harris, Releases First TV Ads

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her campaign to take California's open Senate seat.

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her…

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(Image: Financial Inclusion Innovation Contest-Center for Global Policy Solutions: l-r:  Brandon Andrews, Values Partnerships (JUDGE)
Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Walker’s Legacy (JUDGE)
Jerry Nemorin, Founder and CEO, LendStreet (JUDGE)
Irum Musharraf, PayActiv (FINALIST)
Angel Rich, WealthyLife (FINALIST AND WINNER)
Eric Kinman, Working Solutions (FINALIST)
Marla Bilonick, Latino Economic Development Center (FINALIST)
Janis Bowdler, Managing Director, Financial Capability, Community Development, and Small Business, JPMorgan Chase Foundation (JUDGE))

This Black Women’s Tech Startup Was Just Awarded A $10,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant

WealthyLife, a black, female-owned startup, will use the JPMorgan Chase grant to expand their financial literacy technology offerings

““As an entrepreneurial team of black women, we’ve experienced firsthand the challenges underrepresented communities face…

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Meet The Game Designer Creating Video Games with Social Impact

Lindsay Grace is considered one of the most influential African Americans on the gaming industry

“If you discriminate by color, you can’t win the game…”

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Emerging CEO Plans on Changing the Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 2

Alita Gregg talks financial literacy.

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Are Student Loans Derailing Your American Dream?

Options to make the loan burden less so

Unlike many of her peers, Denesia Rodgers is married, a homeowner, and a mother—all the…

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National Black Programming Consortium Wins $85,000 Grant To Support Black Filmmakers

Awards to go toward nonprofit’s AfroPoP public television series and 360 Incubator

The National Black Programming Consortium), the Harlem-based national media arts organization bringing quality stories about…

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The Relationship Foundation Equips Students with Communication Skills

Social-emotional curriculum strengthens resilience, enhances critical thinking

According to TRF, research shows that more than 75% of mental health disorders have their…

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Rep. John Conyers and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Call For More Diversity at Federal Reserve Bank

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, calling for more diversity

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair,…

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Tiny Projector Turns Your Wall Into a 150-foot TouchScreen!

The Lazertouch projector weighs 5 ounces but makes a huge image

Lazertouch creates a virtual touchscreen and interactive whiteboard.

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Mother-Daughter Power Team Launch Tech Startup, Mixtroz

Mixtroz seeks to recreate the networking-at-events experience

She says she felt like a “creep”, “Checking out other women’s breast areas to confirm…

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Pt 2: The Best and Worst States to Retire

Study reveals states with best quality of life and lowest care costs

In addition to think about ‘how’ you want to live and retirement and in your…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘I don’t want to live in a Donald Trump America’

Here's Part III of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God

Here’s Part III of BlackEnterprise.com’s exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

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Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith Kick-off Careers in Entertainment Tour

Tour is in support of White House’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Find out why Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith are leading a careers in entertainment tour in…

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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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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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