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The Freshman Year You Don’t Have to Pay For

It’s free. For college credit. Now.

I came across what sounds like a genuinely exciting and unique opportunity: the chance to…

By Robin White Goode

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design

4 Things to Do Before You Hire a Freelancer

You don't want to get burned

Even if a freelancer comes highly recommended from a friend, you should conduct your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Has Your Child Been Expelled from Preschool?

New Illinois law sets stricter guidelines for preschool expulsion

It might have been. I’ve previously written that, regrettably, studies from Yale show that racism…

By Robin White Goode

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Perks Abound For Black Credit Cardholders As Issuers Battle For New Customers

It's a good time to be an African American credit cardholder, say some

Interestingly, black cardholders are the most satisfied with their credit company for several reasons, including…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Houston Black Chamber Establishes Relief Fund for Harvey-Ravaged Black Businesses

Donate to help black-owned businesses in Houston or get assistance as a Houston-based business

The Greater Houston Black Chamber is setting up the GHBC Foundation 501c3 Relief Fund to…

By Samara Lynn

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STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME - "Episode 104" - Aspiring inventors hoping to win over a live studio audience to fund their ideas, products or companies include: swimsuit pieces that can be used as either a top or a bottom, weighted pompoms, and a plate that converts into a container to store the uneaten portion of kids' meals, on an all-new episode of the seed-funding competition reality series, "Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME," airing on SUNDAY, JULY 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m.), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Lisa Rose) KIRSTON J. PITTMAN (GRITS CLOTHING)

Kirston Pittman’s Startup, Get Rich in The Struggle (GRITS), Inspires Through Clothing

The apparel serves as a conduit to the message, says the founder

Kirston J. Pittman pitched Get Rich in the Struggle (GRITS) on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. He…

By Brandon Andrews

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User Interface (Image: Lincoln Network)

Lincoln Network Aims to Tackle Antiquated Government through Tech

Shifting and changing the government's archaic systems

The Lincoln Network hopes that by engaging tech professionals, the archaic systems that the government…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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11 Ways to Boost Your Small Business’ Cash Flow

These tips can help keep your business "in the black"

Is your business about to flat line? Poor cash management can take you down. Use…

By Dr. Cozette M. White

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#BFF Co-founders (l-r): Sibyl Edwards, Xina Eiland, Erin Horne McKinney, and Melissa Bradley (photo: Brandon Luong)

#BFF is Helping Black Female Founders Succeed in Tech

A unique and positive community to help women thrive in the tech industry

We are a global membership-based organization that offers education and information to help and support…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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sports

Mayweather Set to Join All-Black Billionaire Athlete’s Club; Here Are the Other Members

An elite class of iconic athletes who've used their skills and business acumen to earn big

Here is how a few world-class athletes earned more than or close to $1 billion…

By Selena Hill

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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Echoing Katrina, Harvey Threatens to Devastate Houston’s Black-Owned Businesses

There is likely a long, painful road to recovery ahead for the black businesses that survive

A furious and unforgiving storm, Hurricane Harvey, threatens to derail the incredible progress made by…

By Samara Lynn

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girls

Afrocentric Empowerment Dolls Changing the Way Black Girls See Beauty

Former Wall Street executive launches a collection of Afrocentric avatar toys to help black girls, like her daughter, who don't feel pretty

After watching her 4-year-old have a meltdown over her hair, Múkami Kinoti Kimoth created a…

By Selena Hill

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 31: John H. Johnson’s Enduring Lessons on Growing Black Businesses

Business lessons from the Ebony and Jet founder

John H. Johnson is named the first BE Entrepreneur of the Decade, having built Johnson…

By Derek T. Dingle

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quit your job

4 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job to Grow Your Business

If you spend most of your time working for someone else, your small business can suffer

I  understand the importance of getting a business up and running before leaving a full-time…

By Shakira M. Brown

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meditation

The Importance of Meditation at Work

Wellness expert and author Quentin Vennie stopped by Black Enterprise to teach us how to meditate and explain why we need to

Black Enterprise invited entrepreneur, wellness expert, and author Quentin Vennie to stop by our office…

By Selena Hill

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The Teacher Who Can “Talk To a 5-Year-Old About Engineering,” By Bill Gates

'I want students to see many different futures,' says Camille Jones, the 2017 Teacher of the Year

A lot of that was just my personal aptitude. But maybe things would have been…

By Robin White Goode

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Get Your Kids Ready for Preschool Starting At Age Zero

There’s lots to do before the age of 3

There’s lots to do to get your kids ready for preschool. It’s best if the…

By Robin White Goode

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Pound Poms creator Sherry Leetham with Steve Harvey on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: PoundPoms Creator Sherry Leetham

The idea of pom poms as workout equipment, netted her $10,000 in capital

On Episode 4 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Sherry Leetham pitched her product, PoundPoms—weighted cheerleading pom poms…

By Brandon Andrews

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10 Campuses Selected as Sites for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Centers

Their purpose is to effect change by breaking down hierarchy based on race

“But the overarching goal is to jettison a belief in a hierarchy of human value,”…

By Robin White Goode

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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