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‘Hamilton’ Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Historic Win For Latino Writers

Lin-Manuel Miranda is third Latino to receive the honor for a play or musical

‘Hamilton’ wins Pulitzer Prize for drama, making Lin-Manuel Miranda only the third Latino writer to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Opening Up Cable Boxes is a Good Thing, People

People are freaking out over the FCC's proposal to open up cable boxes. It's a good thing, and here's why

It’s a mind-boggling example of unfounded fear.

By Samara Lynn

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Here’s How Ugly Things Get When You Don’t Deliver on Kickstarter

Here's how not to manage your Kickstarter campaign

“…they came up with the somewhat misguided idea to charge customers who had not yet…

By Samara Lynn

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Venture Capitalist Kesha Cash Reveals What Makes a Good (Or Bad) Investment – Part 2

Founder of Impact America Fund, Kesha Cash, offers profound insight on what she finds to be a worth her investment, and why

Find out what this venture capitalist deems green lights or red flags when searching for…

By Safon Floyd

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Hill Harper Chosen As New Spokesman for National Honor Society

Tells students: ‘Honor Your Future Now’

A successful actor who now stars in Limitless, Harper says, “You don’t need a high…

By Robin White Goode

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Understood the Value of Technology for Music Early On

The genius of Prince extended to his savvy about technology

“What may not occur to many is his innovative use of recording and production techniques…”

By Samara Lynn

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Hack the Hood for Good

Ujamaathon produces hackathons to scale social change

Ujamaathon, a Brooklyn, New York-based producer of hackathons, is disrupting how things get done and…

By Robin White Goode

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In ‘A Fighting Chance’, Olympic Hopefuls Get Shot At Medal

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the…

By Kali Wilder

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What Really Happened At Our Bring Your Lunch To Work Week?

Who knew healthy food can look so good?

What Really Happened At BE’s Bring Your Lunch To Work Week?

By Maryann Reid

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Eldercare: Taking Care of Aging Parents While Maintaining Financial Security

“Mr. Eldercare 101” sets the record straight with B.E.

Eldercare issues cross all racial, cultural, economic, religious, political, geographic etc. boundaries. It also…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Billion-Dollar Businesswoman Receives Top Award

Entrepreneur Janice Bryant Howroyd will be honored with the A.G. Gaston Award at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Watch the billion dollar businesswoman, Janice Bryant Howroyd, be honored with the coveted A.G. Gaston…

By Safon Floyd

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BE Staff Share Their All-Time Favorite Prince Songs

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out.

By Maryann Reid

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Meet the Engineer with a Revolutionary Idea for ‘Smart’ Plants

Aja Atwood is co-founder of everblume, a smart solution poised to change the way we grow plants

Everblume is a futuristic way to grow plants, no matter what natural environmental conditions the…

By Samara Lynn

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Financial Literacy Month

[Financial Literacy Month] Getting Your Kids in the Markets for As Little As $20

Giving your children an early jump on financial security

When you also consider that one of the keys to successful investing is time –…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Ex-Twitter Engineer Rants About Diversity, Gets Hired by Slack

Leslie Miley went on a rant about Twitter's lack of diversity. You won't believe what happened next...

Our primary goal is to avoid becoming yet another place where underrepresented groups exit the…

By Samara Lynn

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[Financial Literacy Month] Domestic Violence Victims Struggle to Get Financially Literate

Survey finds shortage of funds hurting victim’s ability to become financially independent

“Financial abuse is debilitating for many survivors of domestic violence. Financial education and credit building…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Economic Facts that Affect Your Child’s Education: Fact 8

The more poor kids there are in a school, the lower their achievement

However, some states with similar shares of low-income students have very different levels of proficiency.…

By Robin White Goode

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Publicist Confirms: Music Icon Prince Dead at 57

Fans initially thought it was a hoax, but reports indicate sad news indeed true

According to reports, 57-year-old music icon, whose birth name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was found…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Executive Shares the Best Advice She Would Give Her Younger Self

Bonita Stewart on the advice she would tell millennials today

Find out what advice Google executive Bonita Stewart would give her younger self

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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