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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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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…

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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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This Black Female Northrop Grumman Engineer Recognized as ‘Outstanding’

She builds fighter jets for one of the military's largest suppliers

April Fowles was recently awarded “Outstanding Woman in Technology” by the National Society of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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Ray Lewis Presents Chicago 1000 to Help Give Jobs to the Windy City’s Jobless

Urban "1000" Hiring Event to have a global initiative for worldwide impact

NFL legend Ray Lewis presents Chicago1000 as Chicago becomes the third expansion city for the…

By Divine

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stock images

Seeing Is Believing: Creating More Stock Images of People of Color in Tech

Seeing more diversity in technology via stock images can help diversify tech in real life

There is a growing movement to create more stock images of people of color engaged…

By Samara Lynn

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good public school

The Difference a Good Public School Makes

Without much money, Tulsa’s Union District gets great results

What do children who are struggling with basic skills like reading and writing need? More…

By Robin White Goode

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Pepsi

Pepsi Apologizes for Releasing Its Worst. Ad. Ever. But Kendall Is Still Silent

The soda giant acknowledged that their new ad "missed the mark"

Pepsi issued an apology on Wednesday just one day after receiving a storm of backlash…

By Selena Hill

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Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd Makes Directorial Debut in ‘The Counter 1960’

Premiere Casting Director Pursues Her Passion

Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, Hollywood’s premiere casting director, opens up about making her directorial debut with…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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