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Millions of People Join ‘Make a Difference Day’ on October 24

Here's how you can get involved, too.

On October 24, millions of people across the nation will take part in community service…

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Academy Awards: Chris Rock and the 4 Before

Of the 75 hosts of the Academy Awards, only five have been black

Since its inception in 1929, the Academy Awards has had a total of 75 entertainers,…

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Obama on Black Lives Matter: “We As a Society, Particularly Given Our History, Have to Take This Seriously”

POTUS says concerns of activists are legitimate issues we have to addresss

President Obama opens up about his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and the…

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[Political Snapshot] Clyde Williams Hopes to Fill Charles Rangel’s Shoes

Williams has officially entered the race to succeed Rangel in New York’s 13th Congressional district

With the looming retirement of long-time Harlem Congressman, Charlie Rangel, quickly approaching, several candidates have…

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JPMorgan Chase Launches Loan Fund For African American-Owned Small Businesses

Financial services firm teams with VEDC to support businesses servicing low-income communities

The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will boost economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses…

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Western Digital Acquires SanDisk for $19B and Digital Storage Domination

Two digital storage giants merge operations and leadership

Both Western Digital and SanDisk have product portfolios with a vast offering of storage solutions,…

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Menswear Must-Haves: 4 Ways to Upgrade Your Fall/Winter Style Game

Sabir M. Peele, founder of Men’s Style Pro, reveals menswear winter fashion and style tips with a twist

With the fall season in full swing and winter weather blues at our doorstep, the…

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[On the Move] Washington Post Managing Editor Kevin Merida Heads to ESPN

Award-winning journalist will serve as editor-in-chief of ESPN site The Undefeated

Award-winning journalist Kevin Merida has announced he is leaving the newspaper to serve as editor-in-chief…

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Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson Shares Recipes for Financial and Entrepreneurial Success

Red Rooster restaurant owner shares wisdom and insights at REFRAME: The Summit conference

At 23 to 28 [to] 29, I was ahead of where I thought I would…

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Win Free Office Space Valued at $55,000

Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Lab Competition provides lucky entrepreneur with mentorship and co-working space in New York City

One fortunate entrepreneur is about to receive a major deal as part of a new…

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6 Tips for Making a Career Change Without Going Back to College

Getting another degree is not your only option

Think you have to return to college for another degree to change careers? Well, think…

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How to Reduce Your Homeowners’ Insurance Cost

Smart moves you can make to lower the cost of your policy

From the most expensive county to the least expensive, home insurance premiums vary by more…

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Twitter User Creates Hashtag Campaign Calling for Boycott of Latest Star Wars Film

Opponents of the casting of actor John Boyega sound off with racist and bigoted insights

Small group of Twitter users calling for a boycott, claiming Star Wars film is “anti-white…

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[Women of Power] 10 Black ‘Women of Power’ in Tech

Redefining what it means to be a boss in a male-dominated industry

The women featured have not only made strides in their respective technological ventures, but have…

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Fewer Mammograms? How American Cancer Society Decision Could Affect Black Women

Some organizations say new guidelines could be dangerous

The American Cancer Society recently shifted recommendations on breast cancer screenings, but some experts say…

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5 Ways Joining a Professional Network Can Help You Get Established in a New Country

ColorComm's New York communications director explains how the network helped advance her career

Becoming a member of various professional networks has proven an invaluable resource for me as…

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The Ultimate Travel Bucket List for Couples

If you want to get to know your partner better, travel the world together

One of the most memorable and exciting adventures you can take as a couple is…

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5 Futuristic Revelations From the TED@IBM Event

A diverse lineup of scientists demonstrated some extraordinary tech at TED@IBM

The TED@IBM event not only showcased a diverse selection of scientists, but it also showed…

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Pharrell Williams Named Artist-in-Residence at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Award-winning artist to inspire NYU's next generation of musical greats

During the in-depth discussion and Q&A event, Williams will talk about his legacy within the…

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#DrivingInnovation: Technology, Beauty & Girl Power

Women innovators give tips on how to live in performance rather than potential

On Tuesday, Oct. 10th, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter Chat, sponsored by Toyota, from 12:00 to…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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