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She Created Her Product, a Weave Dryer, After Her Grandma Came to Her in a Dream

A weave-lover invents a dryer for women tired of waiting for their weaves to dry

Dr. Michalyn Porter’s Weave Dryer provides a new solution for women with hair extensions. She…

By Brandon Andrews

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How theBOM Makes it Convenient to Shop Black-Owned Businesses

Creating pop-up retail for black-owned businesses

We (theBOM) are a collaborative platform, without the participating brands we would not exist. We…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cheryl Contee (Image: File)

Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding ‘Yes We Code’, and More

"To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it makes me a true unicorn..."

To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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immigrants

Business Leaders of Color Stand Up For Immigrants and DACA

These executives are sending a strong message to their employees, customers, and Trump

Renowned business leader Paa Kwesi Nduom, chairman of ISF, along with tech execs and community…

By Selena Hill

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Enjoy-A-Bowl Creator Dr. Joe J. Owens on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Black Vet Invents Innovative Pet Food Bowl After His Dog Begged For Pasta

He invented a unique pet feeding system

On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in…

By Brandon Andrews

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DeVos

DeVos Embraces Predatory For-Profits, Aims at Changing Sexual Assault Rules

Trump administration accommodates for-profits’ interests

Along with deciding to rewrite rules on campus sexual assault, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continues…

By Robin White Goode

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mtv

Major Career Keys from an MTV Vet on Her 10-Year Anniversary

Ezinne Kwubiri, the Director of Change Management, Global Business Services at Viacom, shares why she's been dedicated to the same company for the last decade

Ezinne Kwubiri shares why she’s chosen to work for Viacom Media Networks (VMN) for the…

By Mia N. Hall

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Kay Madati

Ex-BET Exec Kay Madati Appointed as Twitter’s Head of Content Partnerships

After working stints at BET and Facebook, the business leader is bringing his talents to Twitter

Former BET executive Kay Madati tweeted Tuesday that he is leaving the TV network and…

By Selena Hill

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Bozoma: If I Thought Uber Hired Me as a Black Woman Token, ‘I’d Be Angry All the Time’

Bozoma Saint John dishes on her new role at Uber and admits to facing challenges

Uber’s Bozoma Saint John, became an official Silicon Valley celebrity when she was interviewed by…

By Samara Lynn

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Jerri Devard

Office Depot Appoints Jerri Devard as New Chief Marketing Officer

The former ADT executive is bringing her talents and business acumen to Office Depot

Office Depot, Inc. has tapped former ADT executive Jerri DeVard as its new Executive Vice…

By Selena Hill

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Black Business Mogul’s Lodging Company Completes $1B Stock Acquisition

RLJ Lodging Trust responds to investor’s criticism of hospitality giant

RLJ Lodging Trust, co-founded by African American business magnate Robert Johnson, has completed its purchase…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Public Relations

So, You Started a Business, But Are You Ready to Work with a Public Relations Pro?

Measure your PR readiness by answering the following questions

Before you hire a Public Relations pro you should establish a strong foundation for your…

By Kandia Johnson

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An IBM Engineer and US Virgin Islands Native on Irma’s Destruction of Her Homeland; Beauty Through Heartache; and How You Can Help

'Beauty can endure through heartache and hard work'

Most people may believe that our heartache began after Hurricane Irma arrived but it started…

By Samara Lynn

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Segregation

Educational Inequality and Segregation in U.S. K-12 Schools

College begins in kindergarten

But Hannah-Jones’s tweet is so on-target. Educational inequality is probably the one feature that characterizes…

By Robin White Goode

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Hurricane Harvey

Black Businesses and Supporters Offer Harvey Aid in Spite of Own Obstacles

Houston area business leaders are providing help to the community

Larger black-owned companies and entities that advocate, do business with and support small black owned…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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net neutrality

[Opinion]: An Elitist Take on Net Neutrality

Is elitism prioritizing net neutrality over internet access for the underserved?

“Chairman Pai understands that connecting more Americans and closing the digital divide is a game…

By John Burnett

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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Title III, Regulation CF rules, allows a private company to raise money from anyone through equity crowdfunding

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Flaky Bakes Founder Lateshia Dowell on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Flaky Bakes’ CEO Lateshia Dowell on Making ‘Piekies’ Pies and Being a ‘One-Woman Show’

Bringing the joy of baked goods to everyone and remembering Grandmommy

On Episode 11 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Lateshia Dowell pitched her business, Flaky Bakes—a metro Detroit…

By Brandon Andrews

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Chanivia Patterson

Meet The Educator Changing the Face of Failing Schools in Detroit

How to create a "beating the odds" school

Recognized as a 2017 Michigan Administrator of the Year by Michigan Association of Public School…

By Kandia Johnson

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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