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The Push to Help Uber and Other Gig Economy Workers

With the amount of people working for Internet-based business such as Uber, tax laws and finances are getting complicated.

“Draft a carve-out to temporarily exempt gig-economy Internet platforms from ill-fitting labor laws.”

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Day in the Life: Meet Lizzy Divine of DoSomething.org

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

Ever wonder what working for a nonprofit would be like? Lizzy Divine shares a day…

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Why Startup Incubator-Hopping Is Beneficial to Launching Your Business

Consider whether or not incubator-hopping will be beneficial to the launch of your startup.

Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of…

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Maximize Employee Happiness and Productivity With This Advice

What mood did you arrive in today?

Employee happiness and work are two terms that, when put together, some might say form…

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Cities With Most and Least Student Loans

Where Americans are struggling the most with student loans

You can get income-based repayment plans for federal loans if the loan represents a significant…

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Mompreneur Launches Subscription Book Box Spotlighting Black Characters

Just Like Me! is an an affordable way to discover stories that reflect the black experience

Tamara McNeil, launches Just Like Me!, a subscription book box exposing children to books featuring…

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Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

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Digital Snapshot

Our first digital snapshot featuring the month's best stories

Here’s a digital snapshot of African American cannabis entrepreneurs and what they’ve been doing, breaking…

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On Being Black at Google I/O

It was almost as though black people were avoiding other black people.

I’ve seen this phenomenon before at other mainstream tech conference. I think there may be…

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State Department: Clinton Violated Email Policy

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply with regulations set out in the Federal Records Act

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply…

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NASDAQ Crushes MassRoots Cannabis Stock Hopes

The social media community for cannabis enthusiasts loses bid to be listed on stock exchange

Check out what MassRoots had to say about dashed hopes of becoming NASDAQ’s first cannabis…

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Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

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Bernie Sanders Picks Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West for DNC Platform Committee

Sanders' selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive policies at the Democratic convention

Sanders’ selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive…

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Rep. Elijah Cummings Appointed Chair of Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the Democratic Party, and will most likely serve as a mediator between Clinton and Sanders committee members

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the…

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Eric Holder to Join Board of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to join the organization's National Board of Directors

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to…

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Day in the Life: Meet Podcast Host Brittany Luse of Gimlet Media

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

Brittany Luse of Gimlet Media shares a day in the life.

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Obama Administration’s New War on Drugs

White House honors Americans leading efforts to stop the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic

Andre Johnson is founder, President and CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project (DRP), a recovery…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Attorney General Lorretta Lynch Seeks Death Penalty Against Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof for 2015 Charleston massacre

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty again Dylann Roof for…

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All N One Security CEO Secures Young Scholars’ Future

Provides scholarships and mentoring to college students

Parker’s parents were sharecroppers in rural Mississippi. Her mother was illiterate. There were nine…

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Nely Galán is Teaching Female Entrepreneurs How to Become ‘Self Made’

Nely Galán shares valuable, candid, no-nonsense lessons learned on her own path to becoming self-made

Nely Galán shares valuable, candid, no-nonsense lessons learned on her own path to becoming self-made.

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