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Ms. Corporate America

Texas M.B.A. Student Tenaj Ferguson Crowned Ms. Corporate America 2017

Meet Ms. Corporate America 2017 Tenaj Ferguson

Meet Tenaj Ferguson: She shatters all MBA stereotypes with her nontraditional background. Tenaj is a…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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opportunity

#MillionaireMovesMonday: Seize Opportunity

Rather than waiting for a big break, take advantage of the opportunities you have now, no matter how big or small they might be

Dr. William Pickard shares an excerpt from his book, Millionaire Moves: Seven Proven Principles of…

By Selena Hill

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college prep starts

Pregnant? College Prep for Your Little One Starts Now

C2 Education founder emphasizes importance of planning early

But I suspect that Kim would have wanted us to be much more ambitious for…

By Robin White Goode

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black-founded startup

Black-Founded Startup Among Top 50 Programs for Sports Innovation

The technology could potentially change the sports drafting process

[MVR] uses mathematically and psychometrically validated tests to determine a player’s visual-spatial cognitive abilities and…

By Samara Lynn

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nuclear option

Nuclear Option: Contemporary Ideological Warfare

Senate Republicans have gone nuclear, but what will this really mean?

Republicans invoked the nuclear option to advance Trump’s nominee by taking two votes. So, why…

By John Burnett

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april

This Week in Tech Racism: Week Ending April 8, 2017

Here's the latest from this past week at the crossroads of race and STEM

How driverless vehicles may wallop black earning; a look into how to create more black…

By Samara Lynn

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Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers Shows That ‘Write Makes Might’

Free program in Philly develops kids’ writing skills

“Mighty Writers teaches kids to think, write, and communicate with clarity,” Robinson told me recently…

By Robin White Goode

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block

How to Prepare Your Finances to Invest in Real Estate

Here are tips to help better prepare your financial portfolio before making a substantial investment in real estate

While you don’t have to be rich to invest in real estate, a solid financial…

By Black Enterprise

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Tupac

Celebrate Tupac’s Induction Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame With Your Own Piece of Pac Memorabilia

"You are appreciated...Don't ya know we love ya?" (Tupac Shakur, "Dear Mama")

On April 7, 2017, Tupac Shakur became the first solo Rap/Hip-Hop artist to be inducted…

By Nathaniel J.

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kids' robots

BlackGirlsCode’s New Tools Are Kids’ Robots

Using kids' robots and apps to teach black girls coding

The kids’ robots come courtesy of SmartGurlz, a startup that makes coding robots and action…

By Samara Lynn

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Angela Benton/NewMe Accelerator

Angela Benton moves NewMe Accelerator from Silicon Valley to Miami

After reframing her business model, Benton decided to move shop

Having a one-week accelerator model blended without an equity stake has proven to be a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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study overseas

10 Best Places to Study Overseas in 2017

Diversity Abroad highlights Brazil, Costa Rica, China, and many others

That’s why I periodically check out what’s going on at the website of Diversity Abroad.…

By Robin White Goode

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps Names Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

Howard, Spelman, FAMU hold the top three spots

There’s a certain romance about the idea of doing volunteer work in the developing world.…

By Robin White Goode

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business masterminds

5 Gems From Black Business Masterminds That Will Hugely Impact Your Career

Here's what you missed at the Black Business Student Association Elevate Conference

The best and brightest business masterminds dropped gems about advancing diversity in leadership during the…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Volvo

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Paradigm Shift for the Maker of ‘Swedish Bricks’

Automotive expert Brian Armstead talks about the latest vehicle innovations from Volvo

Throughout its storied history, Volvo, the Swedish brand now owned by Geely of China,…

By Brian Armstead

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mobile

Mobile and Sharing Economy Businesses Are the Go-To Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Want to become your own boss? Consider developing a mobile business or join the sharing economy

If you are interested in gaining financial freedom through entrepreneurship, most experts suggest you open…

By macklinc

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scholarship

Murdered Man’s Daughter Sets Up Scholarships for Young Black Men

The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation wants to send more of Chicago’s black youth to college

In 1982, a man was gunned down in Chicago. He was the father of former…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr Adair

Best-selling Author and Motivational Speaker Dr. Adair on ’21 Ways to Get Over It’

Helping to empower women and teens to pursue their passion and persevere in their purpose

BE sat down with bestselling author, speaker, and “empowerologist” Dr. Adair to discuss her…

By Chanel Martin

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Nigerian student

Nigerian Student From New Jersey Gets Into All 8 Ivies

First-generation American joins elite student group

Seventeen-year-old Ifeoma White-Thorpe of New Jersey has joined an elite group of students: those who’ve…

By Robin White Goode

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Moovn

Moovn, a Black-Owned Version of Uber, is Making Strides Despite Challenges

Moovn's founder talks about the challenges of expansion

Moovn is one such startup that has the distinction of being black-owned. Godwin Gabriel launched…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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