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Black History Month: Then and Now in Education

Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr.embody educational excellence and commitment to social justice

Education leaders like Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr. pave the way for…

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Organizing Your Home For Less

Storage solutions to keep things in order

One reason so many people find it hard to stay organized is that they do…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Supporting Your Gifted Child With or Without the ‘Gifted’ Label

Mom uses resources to keep daughter on track

In spite of ‘firing on all cylinders,’ a young student doesn’t qualify for gifted services.…

By Robin White Goode

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Social Media Gurus: You Can Now Switch Between Instagram Accounts

Instagram rolls out the ability to switch between 5 user accounts

Instagram announces highly-anticipated feature.

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Measuring College Success Rates

Despite billions spent on higher education, the "return on investment" is unclear

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is pushing for clear and comprehensive information to be…

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5 Ways to NOT Pitch Journalists

Avoid making these 5 big mistakes

When pitching a story to journalists, the quality of the pitch can determine if you…

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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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digitalundivided Founder Talks Black Women and Tech Funding

Tech entrepreneur and blogger Kathryn Finney writes about the dismal availability of startup dollars for black women

“The fact that only 11 startups led by black women have raised more than $1MM…

By Samara Lynn

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

BET Networks Partners With American Black Film Festival For 2016 ABFF Awards

"A Celebration of Hollywood” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps will premiere on BET and Centric

“The ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,” presented by the American Black Film Festival and…

By Safon Floyd

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$1.8 Billion: President Obama Requesting Funding to Combat Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put emergency operations center on a 'Level 1' alert

President Obama will request approval for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NASCAR Driver Wendell Scott

Black History Month: Wendell Scott, NASCAR Legend

29 days of modern black history makers

Stock car racing driver Wendell Scott posthumously became the first African American inducted into the…

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Civil Rights Group Recognizes Emerging Leaders Dedicated to Eliminating HIV/AIDS

This year’s theme is 'I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS.'

The National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights ground dedicated to ending homophobia and racism,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Entrepreneurs of the Week] How Bold Beardsmen is Redefining the Grooming Experience For Men

The founders of Bold Beardsmen talk building a successful niche business

Tony Aniagba and Neville Hall Jr., the founders of Bold Beardsmen, are not concerned about…

By Kandia Johnson

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Upcoming Tech Events You Need to Know

A great roundup of upcoming tech events for people of color, the physically challenged, and the LGBTQ community

Serial entrepreneur and Tech Inclusion and Buildup co-founder, Wayne Sutton, released a round-up of the…

By Samara Lynn

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Earth Wind & Fire Vocalist Philip Bailey Performing LIVE at Wall Street Project Summit

Attendees will be entertained by the R&B legend with the four-octave vocal range

Bailey, part of legendary R&B Group Earth Wind & Fire is a seven-time Grammy Award…

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Send Your Kids to College Without Going Broke

How to search for scholarships, motivate your students, and more

In a Facebook chat and in her book, The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your…

By Robin White Goode

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Madison Jaye Talks Building a Career In Media and Developing a Brand

3 pieces of advice for millennial women interested in a career in media

Coming from the inner city streets of Newark, New Jersey, Madison Jaye has quietly emerged…

By Daron Pressley

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Janet Emerson Bashen

How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American woman to hold a software patent

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first black woman to hold a software patent
If you Google…

By Samara Lynn

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Young, Gifted, and Black

How one family is fighting for giftedness inclusion

Eight-year-old twins Brooke and Breanna Bennett (shown left), have spent most of their lives in…

By Robin White Goode

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5 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase Your Brand’s Visibility

Use these affordable approaches to make your brand known

Gain brand exposure and increase your brand’s visibility, without breaking the bank, through the following…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

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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