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Simone Manuel

Simone Manuel First African American Female Swimmer To Win Olympic Gold For Team USA

Olympian ties for gold medal, setting a record at 52.70 in the 100-meter freestyle

Simone Manuel became the first African American female swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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todd hunter

This Major Editor Reveals The Truth Behind Why Some Books Don’t Make It Big

Editor Todd Hunter is looking for young, dynamic black male voices with a message

I sat down with Atria Books Acquisitions Editor Todd Hunter, at his Simon & Schuster…

By Maryann Reid

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#FitnessFriday

#FitnessFriday – 5 Tips for an Easy Active Weekend

Who says you can't have it all?

Check out these 5 #FitnessFriday tips that allow you to come down off of a…

By Safon Floyd

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Travel Pillow

Black Entrepreneurs Introduce the Last Travel Pillow You Will Ever Buy

The Journey Pillow, Anthony and Candace Williams' innovative product, helps travelers relax and get comfy

Recently, entrepreneur siblings Anthony and Candace Williams successfully kick-started their premium travel product, the Journey…

By Chanel Martin

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#divesttoinvest

Women Business Owners Call To Action: #DivestToInvest In Black Banks

Over 100 business owners, stakeholders, and community leaders attend #DivestToInvest black bank enrollment event in Washington, DC

Over 100 business owners, stakeholders and community leaders attended the #DivestToInvest black bank enrollment event,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

By Samara Lynn

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Kidpreneur

Kidpreneur Launches Publishing Company That Celebrates Brown Girls Everywhere

Promotes high self-esteem and positive self-images for black girls

Kidpreneurs never cease to amaze and make us wonder what we were doing with our…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Columbia

Black Columbia Business School Alumni Offer 100 Thank Yous

Esteemed alumni from Columbia Business School celebrate the prestigious institution's centennial anniversary in this inspirational video

Find out what these African American alumni from Columbus Business School are thankful for and…

By Safon Floyd

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muslim

African American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Changes Misconceptions About Muslim-Americans

First U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympics in a hijab speaks up for the voiceless

A five-time Senior World team medalist and 2014 Senior World Team Champion, Ibtihaj Muhammad made…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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study abroad

Study Abroad With the Help of Scholarships

Spend part of your college years overseas

Although I did go to Europe as a young woman, I still think there’s nothing…

By Robin White Goode

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Single Mother

Meet Maria Wills: A Single Mother Paving Her Own Way in Entrepreneurship and Entertainment

She uses passion and fear to drive her goals

Maria Wills was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Wills…

By Chanel Martin

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diversity

Diversity Execs Share the Inside Scoop On How to Get Hired Fast

Black Enterprise spoke to Chief Diversity Executives from Capital One and Pinterest about how diversity benefits business

Decades of scientific research shows that hanging out in groups of people who, for example,…

By Selena Hill

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trash-talk

Trash Talk Your Way into Your Next Gig at G&T

The challenge has been issued, who's game?

Flex your trash talking muscles to network with executives and decision-makers over sports, games, and…

By Safon Floyd

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financial intimacy

Financial Intimacy: Is Your Relationship Ready?

What to consider before combining finances with a romantic partner

You and your partner may already be emotionally and physically intimate. However, that does not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Progressives

In the Party of Progressives, There’s Been Too Little Progress for Some

Is the Democratic Party really as progressive as it claims to be? Using environmental policy as an example, this analyzes the contradictory actions of the left wing

The Democratic Party has long sought to cast itself as an instrument of progress, agitating…

By Cristie Leondis

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black votes

In 2016, Black Votes Matter

As the courts strike down voting restrictions across the nation, black voters once again have a chance to make a big impact

When legendary civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the struggle to…

By Corey Ealons

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Wisdom

The 4 Pieces of Wisdom You Need to Grow Your Business

Numbers are key to keeping your doors open

Entrepreneurs go into business for a variety of reasons, yet they all have one thing…

By Black Enterprise

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millennials

The Key to Cultivating Lasting Business Relationships

Understanding the true value of mentors

I once heard a colleague say, “You don’t look for a mentor, you strive to become…

By Black Enterprise

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social justice

Social Justice Courses Cast a Long, Empowering Shadow

Transformational coursework that is gaining interest and popularity

The article describes how the students’ life experiences at the time, some of whom were…

By Robin White Goode

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Olympics

Heading to College with the Olympics on Your Mind?

Tips for surviving freshman year as a student-athlete

Use a planner to schedule your academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, work schedule, and social life.…

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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