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Bessie Coleman

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Black Female Aviator Bessie Coleman

Google reminds us of the incredible life story of the pilot

Bessie Coleman left a remarkable legacy and demonstrated persistence and courage that inspired many other…

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malware

If You Get This Threatening Message on Your Phone, Do This

Malware that threatens to lock your phone, steal your data, and essentially hold it for ransom

This type of malware can cost you money. What you need to know to protect…

By Samara Lynn

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artist

This Wrongly Convicted Artist Now Spreads Love Through Painting

Fulton L. Washington paints images that are worth far more than a thousand words

In the wake of a system that gives little to no chances, Mr. Fulton Leory…

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home

Could Your Employees Get More Work Done From Home?

There are several benefits to offering work flexibility

If you have a business where it’s possible to let your employees work from home…

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home-based

This Home Business Checklist May Change Everything

Complete this to-do list before you launch your new business

Here’s a checklist–not in any particulr order–of tasks you want to complete before you go…

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Workplace discrimination

Ask Sheree: How to React to Racially Insensitive Issues at Work

Here's how to best manage your emotions and respond while at work, when put on the spot to address sensitive subjects related to your personal cultural, political, and spiritual beliefs

Here’s how to respond when you feel singled out, uncomfortable or unsure of your emotional…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Dow

Dow Hits All-Time High Closing Above 20,000

U.S. stocks went flying after Trump promised to increase corporate profits

The Dow Jones industrial average made history on Wednesday, closing above 20,000 points. This comes…

By Selena Hill

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Twitter Trolls

The 10 Best Trump Twitter Trolls

If you're going to troll, troll smart

Many Twitter users engage in mercilessly mocking of Trump. Here are ten of the best…

By Samara Lynn

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500 Startups

Recap: 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit LA

A conference that addressed race, sexuality, religion, gender, and growth hacking

I had the pleasure of hosting the 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit and united…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Ben Carson

Senate Panel Approves Ben Carson to Lead HUD

The retired neurosurgeon takes another step toward running the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, an agency he called a failed socialist experiment

The renowned retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson has won unanimous approval from the Senate Banking,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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companies

50 Best Companies for Diversity Reception [PHOTOS]

BE celebrates top companies for their efforts in diversity and inclusion

Black Enterprise partnered with the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to celebrate the top 50 companies…

By Selena Hill

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Shirley Jackson

7 Facts You Should Know about Shirley Jackson

Leslie Jones shed light on a serious issue; we don't know enough about brilliant black people such as Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

Here’s a list of seven interesting facts about Dr. Shirley Jackson, the black woman who…

By Samara Lynn

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Susan K. Reid, Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Morgan Stanley

BE Celebrates the 50 Best Companies for Diversity

A night of libations, food, and celebration

On Jan. 24, Black Enterprise partnered with the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to celebrate the…

By Selena Hill

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Six simple steps that can help you get on the road to financial freedom

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

By Cameka Smith

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Pomona

Pomona College Selects Starr as its New President

NYU dean heading to California in the fall

Some people just have the right names. G. Gabrielle Starr is certainly one of them.…

By Robin White Goode

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams Shows Us All How to Shut Down Haters

Career lessons you can learn from how Serena handled herself in her press conference

Are you killing it at work but still playing defense? Take a cue from Serena…

By Alisa Gumbs

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senator

Tech 100: State Senator Trolls on Facebook

It seems Chris McDaniel, a Republican senator from the state's 42nd District, would rather troll liberals and spew vitriol on Facebook than use the platform for good

Chris McDaniel, a Republican state senator representing Mississippi’s 42nd District, posted a flurry of inflammatory…

By Samara Lynn

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superwoman

Don’t Be Anybody’s Super (Business) Woman

Here's where we separate the superwomen from the anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed working women—because it is possible to have it all and manage everything without crumbling under pressure

How well you manage your family emergencies is the difference between a superwoman and an…

By Cameka Smith

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career

3 Skills That Take You From College to Career

‘Teamwork, problem solving, and leadership’

Career preparation—even if you’re not exactly sure what you want to do—must be a core…

By Robin White Goode

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public speaking

5 Public Speaking Lessons From a Presentation Gone Wrong

Prepare for your next public speaking engagement by learning from one entrepreneur’s mistakes

Here a few tips to help you prepare for your next public speaking engagement from…

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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