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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

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5 Things to Consider When Securing a Mentor

Sometimes it all boils down to who you know and who knows you

In the spirit of mentorship month BlackEnterprise.com offers these few tips on securing the mentor…

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The Academy Keeps Dreaming of a White Oscars

Jada Pinkett-Smith and Spike Lee plan to boycott in protest

However, the complete absence of black thespians and creators among the nominations for the 2016…

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“Ride Along 2” is a Comedy-Filled Road Trip

The comedy hit theaters Friday, Jan. 15

Ride Along 2, starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart hit theaters Friday, January 15.

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States May Shift to SAT, ACT, to Measure Achievement

Can college entrance exams assess content mastery?

States plan to use college entrance exams to measure content mastery though it’s unclear if…

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5 Presentation Tips We Can Learn From Dr. King

Master your presentation by taking a few cues from Dr. King

Who is your audience? What do they do they want? Is there something keeping them…

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Deontay Wilder Moves Another Knockout Closer to Title Unification

His vicious knockout of Artur Szpilka is another step toward heavyweight boxing rejuvenation and unification

Deontay Wilder came to the Barclays in Brooklyn last night to earn respect in the…

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Author of The Isis Papers, Dead at 80

Author, researcher, and psychiatrist was known for her research on racism

The Howard University graduate wrote essays and did extensive research on colorism, racism, and inequality,…

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[WATCH] Kevin Hart Gets His Own Line of Nike Kicks

'Ride Along 2' co-star becomes first actor/entertainer to have his own cross trainer

Comedian Kevin Hart has his own Nike sneaker, dubbed “Hustle Harts,” reportedly becoming the first…

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5 Luxury Experiences Perfect for Budget Travelers

On a budget but looking for a VIP travel experience? You're in luck.

Who says you can’t experience luxury on a budget? Nowadays, there’s no reason to sit…

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More Than Half of U.S. Employers Do Not Honor Dr. King Day

Employees in the manufacturing industry are least likely to receive the day off

New survey shows that just 37% of U.S. employees receive a paid day off in…

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Rep. Cleaver: African American Inclusion In Tech Is “Common Sense”

Missouri congressman Emanuel Cleaver pens powerful case for diversity and inclusion in tech

Rep. Cleaver talks real talk about diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley.

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How To Set Financial Goals

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN.

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Love to Travel and Shop? Here’s When to Shop for Bargains in Paris

A few tips for shopping the bi-annual sales in Paris

Paris sales are typically held once in the winter and once in the summer. Sales…

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U.S. Department of Transportation Maps Out Plan For Self-Driving Vehicles

U.S. Secretary of Transportation outlines DOT's plans for self-driving vehicles

The federal government is preparing America’s roadways for autonomous, self-driving vehicles.

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5 Awesome Winter Events in New York City

Indoor and outdoor fun in the city

Freezing-cold temperatures don’t stop the show in New York City. With its renowned restaurant scene,…

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

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Leo Bennett’s Funk Fest: A Star-Studded Concert With a Purpose

Event has featured chart-topping entertainers such as Erykah Badu, Outkast, LL Cool J, and Jill Scott

Funk Fest founder talks what it takes to produce a nine-city concert tour featuring hip-hop,…

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BE Inspired: Dr. Martin Luther King Quotes to Uplift and Empower You

Some favorite quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Although King is most recognized for his work during the Civil Rights movement, his principles…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and The Gospel of Action

Rhetoric alone can't bring about change

Of all the possible descriptions and titles that have been assigned to Dr. King, history…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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