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diversity

Diversity Execs Share the Inside Scoop On How to Get Hired Fast

Black Enterprise spoke to Chief Diversity Executives from Capital One and Pinterest about how diversity benefits business

Decades of scientific research shows that hanging out in groups of people who, for example,…

By Selena Hill

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trash-talk

Trash Talk Your Way into Your Next Gig at G&T

The challenge has been issued, who's game?

Flex your trash talking muscles to network with executives and decision-makers over sports, games, and…

By Safon Floyd

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financial intimacy

Financial Intimacy: Is Your Relationship Ready?

What to consider before combining finances with a romantic partner

You and your partner may already be emotionally and physically intimate. However, that does not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Progressives

In the Party of Progressives, There’s Been Too Little Progress for Some

Is the Democratic Party really as progressive as it claims to be? Using environmental policy as an example, this analyzes the contradictory actions of the left wing

The Democratic Party has long sought to cast itself as an instrument of progress, agitating…

By Cristie Leondis

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black votes

In 2016, Black Votes Matter

As the courts strike down voting restrictions across the nation, black voters once again have a chance to make a big impact

When legendary civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the struggle to…

By Corey Ealons

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Wisdom

The 4 Pieces of Wisdom You Need to Grow Your Business

Numbers are key to keeping your doors open

Entrepreneurs go into business for a variety of reasons, yet they all have one thing…

By Black Enterprise

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business relationships

The Key to Cultivating Lasting Business Relationships

Understanding the true value of mentors

I once heard a colleague say, “You don’t look for a mentor, you strive to become…

By Black Enterprise

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social justice

Social Justice Courses Cast a Long, Empowering Shadow

Transformational coursework that is gaining interest and popularity

The article describes how the students’ life experiences at the time, some of whom were…

By Robin White Goode

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Olympics

Heading to College with the Olympics on Your Mind?

Tips for surviving freshman year as a student-athlete

Use a planner to schedule your academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, work schedule, and social life.…

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violent videos

Ask Sheree: Violent Videos Leaves Manager Feeling Hopeless

Positive ways to combat the mental toll of current events surrounding minorities and law enforcement

Dear Sheree,
Watching the videos of the senseless shooting of African Americans by police officers across…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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#WellnessWednesday

#WellnessWednesday: Wake Up Better

Wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized

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We can’t get out of the bed in the morning, and it’s no…

By Black Enterprise

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Veteran

91-Year-Old Veteran Fights Two Wars and Becomes Crusader

The inspiring story of Marvin Gilmore

Marvin Gilmore is a World War II veteran, who fought for the U.S. while fighting racism…

By Black Enterprise

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oxygen mask

Happy Mom, Unhappy Mom: Secure Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others

The importance of taking quality time to care for yourself, so that you can put your best foot forward when caring for someone else

Have you ever been called selfish when you’ve done something just for you? Do you…

By Black Enterprise

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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The…

By Samara Lynn

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sneaker line

The Kanye Effect: This 90s Hip Hop Duo Is Unveiling Their Sneaker Line Next

Hip-hop artists hope new brand of kicks take lifestyle market by storm

Kanye West dropped his wildly popular Yeezy Boost adidas sneaker line last year causing consumer…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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college degree

Standout Student Earns College Degree Before High School Diploma

Renaissance man Brian Crum to attend HBCU

During his senior year Crum walked away receiving the Dallas County Short Story Award for…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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black philanthrophy

Black Philanthropy: Causes that Matter for Black Lives (and a Thriving Society)

Why we need to give to organizations positioned to make systemic change

The following was written by Halima Leak Francis and Natalie Ossenfort.
Sports legend, Michael Jordan’s recent…

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colleges

Can Wealthy Colleges Do More to Support Low-Income Students?

New Education Trust report says 5% of endowments could be earmarked for poor students

But a large endowment doesn’t translate into largesse. According to the report, nearly half of…

By Robin White Goode

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franchising

4 Crucial Steps Millennials Need To Take Before Buying A Franchise

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for millennials who may not have prior business experience but want to work for themselves

Franchising offers a unique opportunity for Millennials who may not have prior business experience to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Job

Young, Black, and Looking for a Job? Create One

Here is how minority teens can take initiative carving out their own paths to wealth, in spite of adverse hiring trends

Now is the time to reject the myth of the skills gap, and reorient black…

By Jared Brown

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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