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Princeton Fills Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Post

University retains Woodrow Wilson’s name but confronts its history

Protests have roiled college campuses across the country lately, many led by African American students.…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Tech Founder Tweets Fundraising Frustrations

Black tech founder uses Twitter to slam racism in VC industry

“…trying to fit in with a culture that doesn’t particularly embrace black founders.”

By Samara Lynn

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8 Ways Elmont Memorial High School Clears the Path for Student Success

High expectations, individualized attention, and more go a long way

The school is a culturally diverse mosaic of the African Diaspora: Students hail from Haiti,…

By Robin White Goode

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Daisy Lewellyn, Author and ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star, Dies

Beauty expert and host succumbs to cancer at 36

Daisy Lewellyn, author, beauty expert and reality TV cast member of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,”…

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14 Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 4

Want to avoid living in poverty? Develop quantitative skills

Although there is substantial variation in earnings within majors, those that emphasize quantitative skills—such as…

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Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor Talks Coping with Failure

A look at what we experience in failure and how to convert that experience into success

Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor recently spoke to BlackEnterprise.com about the psychological effects of failure in…

By Safon Floyd

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Celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Spirit of Africa Award at Gala Event

Harlem Business Alliance Honors Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Carol’s Daughter’s Lisa Price

The pionieering entrepreneurs represent why black business matters

See why Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price and celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson represent Black Business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Shell Oil Makes a Difference in Communities Across the Nation

BE Smart talks with Frazier Wilson, VP of Shell Oil Co. Foundation

Shell Oil partners with high schools across the nation to raise awareness about career opportunities…

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Former Teacher Develops Web Series to Save Educators’ Sanity

Using comedy, Sabrina Thompson pokes fun at the absurd inner workings of school

To create the show, Thompson drew on her own experience working with colleagues at an…

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‘Disrupted’ Book Shows Age is the New Black in Silicon Valley

A new book, 'Disrupted,' is a white guy's personal experience of being on the receiving end of tech's lack of diversity culture

“Age bias, race bias, and gender bias are pervasive. I experienced this through the prism…

By Samara Lynn

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This Successful ‘Mompreneur’ Shares Advice On How To Master Work-Family Balance

How to be successful in both of the most important facets of your life

The good thing, though, about being an entrepreneur is that I can make my…

By Safon Floyd

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6 Ways Growing Startups Can Hire Top Talent On a Small Budget

Here’s how you can afford the best and the brightest talent for your startup or small business

Every entrepreneur wants to attract top talent with outstanding capabilities to grow their enterprises. But…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

By Robin White Goode

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The 15 Highest-Paying IT Certifications for 2016

Future-proof your career with these high-paying IT certifications.

The list also reveals the average salary for each certification.

By Samara Lynn

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Marlon Nichols Helps You Become an Investment

Venture capitalist schools you on how to market yourself to investors

Nichols will be at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit providing insight from an investors point…

By Safon Floyd

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New Labels Shed Light on Obscure Internet Service Details

New labels will helps customers make “informed choices” on Internet service

FCC unveils new labeling for Internet service.

By Samara Lynn

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How to Stop Spending Money to ‘Keep Up With the Joneses’

[Financial Literacy Month] Dealing with the pressure to 'keep up'

Human beings actually have a drive to judge themselves and their abilities based on what…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 3

Early childhood environments matter--a lot

The Hamilton Project at Brookings recently released 14 Economic Facts on Education and Economic Opportunity,…

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On World Health Day, A Celebration of Michelle Obama’s Advocacy

In honor of World Health Day, let's take a look back at the work of a committed, tireless advocate for promoting healthy eating and physical activity: First Lady, Michelle Obama

In honor of World Health Day, let’s take a look back at the work of…

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4 Ways To Get Money For Your Business – Which is Right for You?

Assessing what your business needs now and how you should go about getting it

In starting a business you must be tactful. Take a look at the cheat sheet…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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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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