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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Cristie Leondis

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White House Hosts Astronomy Night

President Obama announces private-sector STEM commitments

White House Astronomy Night is just the latest in a series of events that President…

By Robin White Goode

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ABFF and Black Enterprise Present ABFF Awards

An awards dinner gala celebrating black excellence in motion pictures and television

ABFF Awards will commemorate those who have made notable contributions to American culture by way…

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Prominent Black Scientists Among Speakers at TED@IBM Talk

A dynamic roster of disruptors spoke on topics ranging from sneakers to water mapping

From water research to astrophysics, black scientists represented strongly at the TED@IBM event.

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Hiring Managers Explore New Diversity Tech

Technology is being explored as a powerful tool to diversify workplaces

Part of a category of technology known as “People Ops Tech,” these apps and services…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Lessons Online Businesses Can Learn From Brick-and-Mortar Shops

Business practices that transcend platform

Only a real novice will ignore the experience of the experienced. Taking time to look…

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The First Lady Announces ‘Better Make Room’ Campaign

Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative begins new public awareness promotion

Better Make Room says that students reaching toward higher education deserve attention and support. Through…

By Robin White Goode

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The Hidden Genius Project Competes for Grant from Google

Google.org announced 10 finalists in its Google Impact Challenge: Bay Area

The Hidden Genius Project works with young black men to teach them about technology creation,…

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[WATCH] BE’s Stacey Tisdale Shares Her Insights on Millennials at Rider University

Mark your calendars for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Tonight, Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance Stacey Tisdale will be speaking to Millennials…

By Cristie Leondis

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Weight Watchers Stock Soars After Oprah Winfrey Buys 10% Stake in Company

Media mogul announces new partnership and investment in weight loss company

With a public stamp of approval from Oprah Winfrey, Weight Watchers may see a huge…

By Courtney Connley

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Interview With Author of RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond

E-guide to independent school culture seeks to equip families of color

RIISE Founder and President Gina Parker Collins discusses the unique education journey independent schools can…

By Robin White Goode

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GroupMe App Used for Racial Profiling in Georgetown Shops

A messaging app is used to racially profile African American shoppers

Organized by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Operation GroupMe’s chat sessions have generated over 3,000…

By Samara Lynn

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The Financial Chains That Bind: Victims of Domestic Abuse

An interview with YWCA (USA) CEO Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron

“While this type of abuse leaves no bruises, it can be one of the most…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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