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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

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OITNB

Women’s Prison Association Joins OITNB to Bring Reform

"What we expose they are actually trying to solve."

Learn how the WPA is collaborating with OITNB to enlighten the masses in hopes of…

By Safon Floyd

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White House

This “Champion of Change” Wants You To Make Something

National Week of Making June 17 - June 23

The goal is really multi-faceted. One goal is to help young people to be more…

By Robin White Goode

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money

5 Worthless Work Worries

Why you need to get over other people's opinions of you, past mistakes, and other work worries that waste your time and energy

Work offers plenty of legitimate concerns: deadlines, goals, customer satisfaction, new opportunities, missed opportunities—the list…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What You Need to Know About Payday Loans

Pulling yourself out of the short-term debt spiral

The fact is, however, that many people rely on payday loans to make ends meet,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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tardisk

How to Easily Double Your MacBook’s Storage

TarDisk solves the tricky problem of upgrading MacBook storage in a unique way

Additionally, there are no tools required to install TarDisk nor need to open up…

By Samara Lynn

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

By Robin White Goode

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vivian nixon

This Woman Went From Prison to Executive Leader of a Major Organization

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce. 

By Kandia Johnson

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tech app

His Finance Tech App Won Half a Million Dollars for Its Simple Brilliance

Ace Callwood is the $500,000 man. Along with his partners, this tech entrepreneur launched Painless 1099, a tax solution for freelancers and independent contractors.

“The app provides independent contractors a way to focus on their work and avoid unexpected…

By Samara Lynn

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ESSA

Why Numbers Matter Under ESSA

States can easily subvert the law by keeping their numbers high

Although education has been termed the great equalizer, there is nothing equal about education in…

By Robin White Goode

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senior

#WellnessWednesday: Smart Senior Care Technology

Smart, Internet of Things technology can help senior citizens lead independent, fulfilling lives

The senior population aged 65-79 in 2030 is projected to be nearly one-third minority.

By Samara Lynn

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nate parker

5 things you didn’t know about Nate Parker’s ‘Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker's goal is to reclaim our history and change the narrative with his new, award winning film, Birth of a Nation.

“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my career. It was my desperate…

By Kali Wilder

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amanda brown

Director Amanda Brown Shares 3 Important Money Lessons

Family Financial Tragedy Shapes Filmmaker’s Lense

Starting my financial planning process early continues to give me multiple chances to get my…

By Stacey Tisdale

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American Dream

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

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money

Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

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tichina arnold

Tichina Arnold Talks Career Longevity

There is certainly no remorse for this career's survival

Find out what Tichina Arnold attributes to a longstanding career, and what she dreams she…

By Safon Floyd

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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