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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

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U.S. Students Struggle with Skills Gap

Entry to the modern economy is getting tougher

The United States still struggles to educate its students to meet the demands of the…

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#OscarsSoWhite But GLAAD Awards Embrace Diversity in LGBT Nominees

Nigerian director Rick Famuyiwa’s film 'Dope' among top contenders

The names and shows to be honored this year at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media…

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Social Media Week Returns to Lagos, Nigeria

12 cities participate in global conference

Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos produced by AFRIKA21 and Dragon Africa returns to Lagos, Nigeria,…

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Young Leader in Journalism and NABJ Champion Michael Feeney Dead at 32

He was set to start a new dream job at CNN before being hospitalized

Michael J. Feeney, a leading young journalist and president of the New York Association of…

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Keys to Abundant Living: Master Your Mind, Master Your Money

Life coach Jenenne Macklin teaches how to activate the laws of abundance

After navigating a private practice for 10 years, it became clear to Macklin that women…

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SAG Awards: Diversity is All the Buzz

During the toast, actor Idris Elba announced, "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV."

While the casts of ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Downton Abbey’ won the top awards, the topic of…

By Cristie Leondis

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BE Political Dictionary: Caucus

To help you navigate the complexities of Election 2016, BE Politics is launching The BE Political Dictionary

To help you navigate the Election 2016, BE Politics is launching The BE Political Dictionary.…

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Parental Involvement at School Increases Student Performance

Districts are working to bolster parents as volunteers

Parental involvement at school matters. The children of such parents perform better academically and evince…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in STEM

Honoring the achievements of African American pioneers in STEM

Currently, Dr. Moore works for the City of Berkeley Public Health Department and is the…

By Samara Lynn

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President Obama Expands Efforts to Close Pay Gap, Calls For Salary Release

Companies with 100 or more employees to send salary information to federal government

On the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, President Obama announces new regulations that…

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Cam Newton is the Black QB That Nothing Compares to

“Whether you win, lose or draw, people are going to talk,” Newton said

Cam Newton is on the verge of completing an amazing year. In his 5th season…

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All-Male D.C. High School Application Deadline is Today

Principal expects to promote and graduate 100% of students

In Washington, D.C., an all-male high school targeting young men of color will be opening…

By Robin White Goode

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Cool Jobs: How a Former Film Major Found His Calling As a Voiceover Artist

Kareem Taylor talks about using his talent behind the scenes

Clark Atlanta University graduate Kareem Taylor shares his journey to finding his calling as a…

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First-Generation College Students Not Succeeding, and Money Isn’t the Problem

Social and cultural factors are working against many students who are the first in their family to pursue higher education

First-generation college students encounter a campus culture shock they find impossible to navigate. Many drop…

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T.D. Jakes Introduces Expanded Interactive Bible App

More than 10,000 users have already downloaded/updated the app with new features

Pastor, entrepreneur and best-selling author T.D. Jakes has partnered with Inspired Properties to introduce the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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FCC and Charter Face $10 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Suit alleges civil rights violations and calls Charter CEO 'a blatant racist'

FCC and Charter Communications are being sued for $10 billion in federal court by Byron…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Dynamic Mother-Daughter Entrepreneur Duos You Should Know

Sometimes your next business partner is closer than you think

BlackEnterprise.com recognizes successful mother-daughter dynamic business duos who’ve come together, realizing success in their industries.…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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La La Anthony and Timbaland Developing Hip-Hop Docuseries

Project centers on story of Jeff Janvier and Session Cruz’s Face Time Agency

Actress, author and producer La La Anthony, and Grammy-winning producer Timbaland are teaming up to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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?
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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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