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Stop Killing Your Book Sales! 7 Common Mistakes Self-Published Authors Should Avoid

Yes, you can make money as an author

Many writers, especially entrepreneurs, have turned to self-publishing as an option to get their books…

By Cameka Smith

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Forward: The Doctor’s Office of the Future [VIDEO]

Typically, everything in the healthcare system is set up to be reactive instead of proactive, but that's all about to change thanks to Forward

Forward is meant to be preventative and forward thinking, hints the name.

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Using Technology to Maximize Productivity

These are some apps that I found helpful with pros and cons included

I must have downloaded about 10 scheduling apps but ultimately, I landed on Calendly.

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Discusses His New Skin Care Line for People of Color

The Robinsons present their latest venture: a skin care line specially formulated for people of color

Smokey Robinson and his wife and partner, present their latest venture, the Get Ready and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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100 days

President Trump’s 100 Days of Racism, Incompetence, and Failure

In my opinion, President Trump gets an "F"

After branding himself as the “ultimate negotiator,” President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office…

By Stanley Fritz

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6-Year-Old Girl Creates Coloring Book That Celebrates Black Indigenous Culture

This little girl is educating children around the world

6-year-old girl Vanae James-Bey and her mother have created a coloring book that educates children…

By Selena Hill

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Ash Cash

Wealth Coach Ash Cash Says the Law of Attraction Is Just a Piece of the Puzzle to Success [Video]

It takes more than just positive thinking to create a life of abundance

Wealth coach and financial literacy guru Ash Cash shared some of the principles from his…

By Selena Hill

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‘Criminal Justice Policy Is Education Policy’

EPI report connects the dots between mass incarceration and low achievement in kids

The Economic Policy Institute recently issued a report that draws a straight line between parental…

By Robin White Goode

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Hit Snooze and Don’t Ignore Sleep Awareness Week

Get your Zzzs and up your productivity with these five tips

Sleep Awareness Week 2017 is in full effect, and if you’re struggling to barely clock…

By Lisa Fraser

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Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You: 3 Ways to Avoid the Shea Moisture Mistake

Black business owners can avoid Shea Moisture's missteps with these tips from Black Enterprise's own in-house marketing rock star

Shea Moisture has recently joined the ranks of Pepsi and United Airlines—companies who ruffled more…

By Rochelle Turner

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President Barack Obama Was Right About Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

What started out egalitarian now simply perpetuates class divides

President Barack Obama tried valiantly to shift the day’s focus: In 2015, he urged employers…

By Robin White Goode

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Self–Love: The Foundation for Implementing Your Dreams

“Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.” —Steve Maraboli

Knowing how to love yourself is very important. Self-love is the foundation of our well-being,…

By Cameka Smith

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4 Steps to Turn Your Expertise into Business

Your skills and knowledge are worth money. Here's how to calculate their value

Everyone has a skill they can teach someone. So whether you’re looking to turn your…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Advertising Industry Wants (and Needs) You!

Miami Ad School offers $200,000 minority scholarships to attract young people of color

Perhaps more importantly, Miami Ad recently announced it will be awarding $200,000 in scholarships annually…

By Robin White Goode

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Diversity in Silicon Valley and an Uber Engineer’s Suicide

Silicon Valley desperately needs mental health innovation

Due to rapid growth demands capped out at billion-dollar valuations, it seems that employees are…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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OZY Genius Award Winner Designs 3-D Printed Prosthetic Socket

Wheaton College senior originally from Rwanda looks forward to opening clinic there

Claudine Humure, a senior at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, is one of the 10…

By Robin White Goode

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Shea Moisture’s Painful Lesson in Marketing While Black

Shea Moisture's pain can provide an example to other black entrepreneurs

It all started late Monday afternoon. “Shea Moisture” was trending on Twitter. Typically, haircare products…

By Samara Lynn

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Reveals That She Never Planned to Star in Henrietta Lacks [VIDEO]

At the premiere of the HBO film, Oprah Winfrey admits that even she gets scared by big roles

This weekend marked the broadcast premiere of the HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

By Alisa Gumbs

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How To

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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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