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The Best Mother’s Day Gift For Every Mompreneur

This Mother's Day, give your mompreneur a gift that keeps on giving with a ticket to this year's Entrepreneurs Summit

Mother’s Day is only a couple weeks away; have you bought your mom a gift yet?
Rather…

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Draper University

Draper University Offers Scholarships to Increase Diversity

If you are eager to get your foot in the door of Silicon Valley, look no further than Draper University

If you are adventurous and a risk taker, and ready to dive headfirst into the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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gas prices

8 Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Rising Gas Prices

You may not even be aware how rising gas prices can cripple your business. Here's how to survive

Often faced with multiple challenges to turn a profit, small businesses can add navigating rising…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Veteran Music Executive Shanti Das Launches New Celebrity Campaign for Mental Health Awareness Month

She's sharing her own struggles to help others

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A 25-year music and entertainment business veteran, Shanti…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Deborah Olivia Farmer, Carl West, Thomas K.R. Stovall, Dr. Lance McCarthy, Ray Lewis, Ann Marie, Star Cunningham

Thomas Stovall creates #ImBlackInTech [VIDEO]

As if having a fully functioning startup isn’t enough, Stovall recently started an equally impressive organization

The organization recently partnered with Chicago 1000, a branch of an organization called, Global 1000,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Tiny but Mighty–in Grandma’s Hands

One of our contributors shares the legacy of her grandmother's love and power

Over the last two months, I experienced three major events, all of which made me…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founder and CEO of Nude Barre

Q&A with Harlem casting call hopeful

Values Partnerships leads a nationwide casting tour for ABC’s Shark Tank, which is focused on bringing more diverse ideas…

By Brandon Andrews

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The National Urban League Releases Its State of Black America Report

Washington’s shift in priorities threatens African American progress

Yesterday the National Urban League released the 41st edition of its State of Black America…

By Robin White Goode

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The Power of Tradeshow Marketing and Your Small Business

Think of it as a live performance for potential customers

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When considering marketing and advertising campaigns, many business owners immediately think radio, television,…

By Jerome D. Love

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The Big Question for Trump’s Tax Cut Plan: How Will the Tab Be Covered?

While Trump's proposed plan for tax reform does have the potential to aid the economic development of small businesses, exactly how these cuts will be paid for still remains unclear

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If approved, President Trump’s tax cut plan could bear an eye-popping price tag.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Black Enterprise’s Ultimate Guide for Small Business (2017)

Our 2017 guide for small business owners

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It’s National Small Business Week! According to the Small Business Association (SBA), small businesses…

By Samara Lynn

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RYSE TV Promo

Introducing RYSE: The Multicultural VOD Network [VIDEO]

RYSE CEO Jay Jackson and CTO Mike Felix, talk about why there is a need for on-demand video content that specifically caters to people of color

Blerds, the dramedy that follows the struggles and victories of a sometimes awkward, yet driven…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

By Robin White Goode

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Get Fit

Nurse Alice: Get Healthy With the Go Red Get Fit Challenge!

Now is the time to take fitness seriously, and here's a great opportunity

The American Heart Association and Macy’s are! The two have teamed up for another year…

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

By Robin White Goode

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Selective Colleges Enroll Few Pell Grant Recipients

Georgetown Center finds that elite colleges can do more to enroll low income students

According to new analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the…

By Robin White Goode

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Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo Invests in Coding School to Help Diversify Tech

The multiplatinum singer and songwriter takes his talent to the world of tech

“Tech is an ever-growing, evolving industry, and I want to assist in opening doors for…

By Selena Hill

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Scores Two Daytime Emmy Awards

Harvey is the reigning king of daytime television

Actor, comedian, and media personality Steve Harvey added two more Emmy wins to his portfolio…

By Selena Hill

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These Mistakes Turned the Fyre Festival Into the Shea Moisture of Event Planning

If your goal is to plan a successful event for your small business, DO NOT emulate the actions of Fyre Festival's organizers

Remember that whole bit Dave Chappelle did about the validity of celebrity opinions in his…

By Samara Lynn

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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