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Shots Fired

‘Shots Fired’: The 10-Hour Event Series America Needs Right Now

Fox's show 'Shots Fired' exposes the reality of the repercussions of the recent untimely and unjustified murders of innocent black men, women, and children across the nation

“Shots Fired” is what America needs and has been waiting for since the untimely and…

By Patrice Tartt

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Real Times Media

Real Times Media Hoping to Expand Reach With National Digital Brand Acquisition

Hiram E. Jackson seeks entry into the digital media realm

Shortly after purchasing the Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine, Hiram Jackson, CEO of Real Times Media,…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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chatbots

When Chatbots Lack Diversity, This Is What Happens

Brands need to consider cultural sensitvities when building chatbots

Discover how building chatbots that represent a diverse range of people can increase revenue and…

By Maryann Reid

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Is Right, Liberal Arts Majors Are the Key to the Future

Want to be prepared for the new tech age? Liberal arts is the way to go

We’re hoping that with strong critical thinking, communication, and people skills, plus his tech background,…

By Robin White Goode

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stop trying

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

In a one-on-conversation at the Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to drop the ball

In a one-on-conversation at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells…

By Alisa Gumbs

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professor

I’m A Black Professor At A Mostly White School And That Matters

Being a professor of color at a PWI provides me a rare perspective on these…

By Black Enterprise

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stress

10 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Stress in Your Life

Don’t forget to breathe...

Not taking time to relax and moving at warp speed can produce stress which is…

By Cameka Smith

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business tips

5 Business Tips to Overcome Deadbeat Customers

Watch out for these red flags

Signs of a potential deadbeat customer include a demanding, vague, and uncompromisable demeanor. To avoid…

By Black Enterprise

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Federal Reserve Bank

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank Names First Black Man as Its President

Raphael Bostic has been appointed as the Fed's first black regional bank chief

For the first time in its 103-year history, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has…

By Selena Hill

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income

The Ultimate List of 14 Ways to Produce Multiple Streams of Income

Today’s tough economy forces us to generate multiple streams of income. Give yourself an automatic pay raise when you need and want it

Producing multiple streams of income can have a big impact on your finances. Here are…

By Cameka Smith

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Dana Hill

This ‘Queen Boss’ Reigns in the Beauty Box Biz

Award-winning beauty expert and 'Queen Boss' contestant Dana Hill discusses her company COCOTIQUE, a deluxe beauty box subscription company for women of color

Dana Hill is an award-winning expert in the beauty industry. She is the founder of…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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charter

‘No Excuses’ Charter Network Embraces Social-Emotional Learning

Ascend schools move away from detention and suspension and toward creative problem solving

So I was heartened to hear about at least one charter school network that is…

By Robin White Goode

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Michael Brown

SXSW Documentary Shocks with Different Account of Michael Brown Case

"Stranger Fruit," which debuted at SXSW, suggests the claim that Michael Brown robbed a store prior to his death is a lie

Jason Pollock’s documentary shown at SXSW last weekend suggests that robbery allegations were used to…

By Samara Lynn

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Andrew McCaskill

Coffee With: Nielsen Senior Vice President Andrew McCaskill

Andrew McCaskill, Senior Vice President of Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing at Nielsen, opens up…

By Black Enterprise

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

By Black Enterprise

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black children

Black Children More Likely to be Killed by a Parent Than a Cop

It’s not OK for parents to hit kids, studies repeatedly show

As Patton writes and as studies have shown, spanking—hitting a child with an open hand—isn’t…

By Robin White Goode

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black scientist

Here’s Why This Black Scientist is Marching in Washington

A black nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist shares why he is attending the March for Science

Virgil Cooper, nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist.
 
 
There’s a grassroots effort brewing and this time…

By Samara Lynn

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women business owners

Global #BlackGirlMagic: 5 International Female Biz Stars to Watch

Here's how five women of color from across the globe are creating entrepreneurial #BlackGirlMagic

It’s Women’s History Month, and as such, it is a great time to be a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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