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Astronaut

Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

By Selena Hill

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Martellus Bennett

Patriots Tight End Martellus Bennett’s Twitter Storm: #StayWokeBruh

Martellus Bennett is not here for critics

Martellus Bennett seemed to express frustration about not being taken seriously as more than an…

By Samara Lynn

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breakup

4 Ways to Keep a Breakup From Hijacking Your Work Mojo

Successfully managing your emotions during a breakup or divorce is the difference between a rising corporate star and an overwrought, stressed out person

A divorce or breakup is painful because it represents the loss of the relationship and…

By Cameka Smith

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DeVos

How Will Betsy DeVos Affect Your Neighborhood Schools?

Probably not as much as you think

For example, when the Department of Education issued guidelines about school discipline, districts responded. They…

By Robin White Goode

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Hustlers

Hustlers Make the Best Entrepreneurs

Marlon Nichols, founder and general partner of Cross Culture Ventures, wants to know, "do you have hustle?"

Marlon Nichols, General Manager of Cross Culture Ventures, shares the character traits he looks for…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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net neutrality

Here’s Why You Should Give a Damn About Net Neutrality

In this edition of The Tech 100: Yes, you need to know about net neutrality and why it is critical to your freedom

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet should…

By Samara Lynn

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H-1B

College Fires Diverse, American IT Staff, Replaces with H-1B Holders

Recently, the UC college system fired its IT workers, including a number of African Americans, to opt for cheaper labor via H1-B visa holders

Critics charge that Silicon Valley takes advantage of the H-1B visa program to hire cheap…

By Samara Lynn

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business relationship

7 Surefire Ways to Destroy a Business Relationship

It can take years to build and nurture solid relationships, but only takes a second to damage them

Avoid these 7 surefire ways that will definitely destroy any business relationship and any other…

By Cameka Smith

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fail

13 Keys to Success According to Today’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

Everyone’s definition of success differs. But there’s truth behind each and every one

Here are the most important keys to success from 13 innovative entrepreneurs on the scene…

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Egypt Sherrod

Egypt Sherrod’s 3 Keys to Making Money in Real Estate

The HGTV host has been buying homes and flipping properties since her early 20s

Get the inside scoop on how to make money in real estate from Egypt Sherrod,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Hunger

Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Fights Hunger With an App

Goodr is a real-time food rescue app that uses the shared economy to bridge the gap on hunger

Read about Jasmine Crowe, a black female social entrepreneur, who created The Goodr Food Rescue…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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metrics

The Dangers of Metrics for Small Business Owners

While metrics are an important tool for measuring results, small business owners should be wary of relying too heavily on certain ones.

While metrics present business owners with a method of measuring results, they should understand that…

By Black Enterprise

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Betty Boop

Black History Month: Esther Jones, The Original Betty Boop

Here's the truth behind the iconic cartoon character

Betty Boop is largely recognized as an iconic cartoon character, but her signature style and…

By Selena Hill

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turning away muslims

There’s Nothing Christian About Turning Away Muslims

HBCU president speaks of a ‘sense of justice’

American “Christianity” has become so identified with the American political right that it has really…

By Robin White Goode

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Power Summit

4 Things You Can’t Miss at the 2017 Women of Power Summit

Here's what we're most looking forward to enjoying at this year's Women of Power Summit, March 9–12, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, in Phoenix, AZ

Here’s what we’re most looking forward to at Black Enterprise’s 2017 Women of Power Summit…

By Alisa Gumbs

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black women

Are Black Women Killing Themselves From Stress?

Racism, sexism, and juggling too many roles is taking its toll on black women's health

Masking up as superwomen might be killing black women, whether as the result of a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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travel ban

Will Trump’s Travel Ban Affect Americans Studying Abroad?

We talk with Beyond the States to find out

Although the Trump administration seems to take a reactionary approach to globalization, the rest of…

By Robin White Goode

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STEAM

This Current Day Hidden Figure Turns Up STEAM

Today's "Hidden Figures" strive to give black kids the STEAM skills they need to succeed

“Our goal is to create an innovative and creative atmosphere for safe discovery for becoming…

By Samara Lynn

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simple tips

These Financial Vices Keep You Broke and Make You Sick

The only difference between being rich and broke is how you behave

We all have vices. Whether big or small, overt or secret, these nasty little habits…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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culture

Culture Clash: Are You the Right Fit For Your Company?

Better yet, is your company the right fit for you?

This is how you determine if your company culture really works for you and here’s…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

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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