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Schott Foundation: Black Girls Matter

Systemic problems challenge girls as well as boys

Problems like unfair discipline practices. Curriculum disinvestment. Lack of support for girls who shoulder familial…

By Robin White Goode

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Barbershop Books

The One “Fight” Muhammad Ali Did Not Win

Segregation and inequity still plague the nation’s schools

In the news this weekend about the death of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali,…

By Robin White Goode

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Cannabis

7 Health Benefits of Cannabis

Health advantages of the oft-scorned plant

Is cannabis really medicine?
Today more than 20 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and three…

By Sirita Wright

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TSA

5 Ways to Stay Productive (and Sane) While Waiting on a TSA Security Line

With wait times on airport security lines growing, your mobile device is a good way to stay productive while waiting

Re-focus that seething rage of waiting to get through TSA’s airport screening and do something…

By Samara Lynn

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Day In The Life: Meet Greenhouse Engineer Lauren Vicknair

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

This article originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s editorial hub. 
Lauren “LV” Vicknair
Quality Assurance Engineer, Greenhouse
New York,…

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Morning

In a Morning Slump? “Beet” It Back!

Smoothies are a great—and stealthy—way to add vegetables and other healthy foods into your whole family’s diet

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Does your family refuse to eat vegetables? Do you have trouble getting fruit…

By Black Enterprise

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Modern Man

BE Modern Man: Meet ‘The Future Mogul’ LeGreg Harrison

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: LeGreg Harrison
Age: 31
Profession: Art/Fashion Gallery Owner of The Museum DC,  Independent Music Label owner
One…

By Black Enterprise

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BE Modern Man

BE Modern Man: Meet “Mr. Multifaceted” Hassan Riggs

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: Hassan May Riggs
Age: 32
Profession: Marketer
One Word That Describes You: Gritty
BE Modern Man is an…

By Black Enterprise

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Smashd Labs

Atom Factory CEO, Troy Carter, Seeks New Startups for Smashd Labs Accelerator

Smashd Labs is focusing on startups that can influence culture

Atom Factory CEO, Troy Carter, announced plans to host a second season of Smashd Labs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Davorio Stevenson

BE Modern Man: Meet “Mr. Business Capital” Davorio Stevenson

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships.

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Events

Summer ’16: Enlightening Events for Young Professionals

Add these events to your summer plans

The summer season brings out some of the best events across the country. Add these…

By Kandia Johnson

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Oprah

Oprah Winfrey to Launch New Line of Food Products

Oprah's Kitchen is expected to offer everything from beverages to bacon

Network owner and entertainment media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her scope of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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tech

Tech Will Forever Change the Way We Work in Just a Few Years

In ten years, your work life will be significantly different than what it is today

“…wearables such as smartwatches will tell a worker when it’s time to take breaks, eat,…

By Samara Lynn

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money

Money-Musts for Female Breadwinners

What to do with the 'bacon' once you bring it home

“The demands on female breadwinners are intense: buying homes, paying college expenses, caring for aging…

By Stacey Tisdale

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contact lenses

Record, Watch, and Play Video Through Your Contact Lenses

Soon, you will be able to watch Netflix through your contact lenses

“TechStory reports that Samsung is working on smart contact lenses that record, store, and play…

By Samara Lynn

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tamar braxton

What You Can Learn From What Happened To Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton's "shocking" news is a lesson for coping at work

Tamar Braxton’s “shocking” news is a lesson for coping at work.

By Maryann Reid

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I Don’t Like the Spotlight. Can I Still Increase My Company’s Visibility Without Putting Myself Out There?

10 hacks for introverts who want to focus on running their biz without stepping out from behind the curtain

Can you increase your company’s visibility without putting yourself in the spotlight? Find out the…

By Black Enterprise

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gig economy

Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

By Samara Lynn

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Bounce Back From Business

Millennials on the Move: Timea Gaines Shares 3 Ways to Bounce Back from Business After Cancer

Tips to bounce back from business setbacks

Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Timea Gaines shares tips to bounce back from business…

By Kandia Johnson

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How To

hire talent

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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grief

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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