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Wall Street Project Economic Summit: Mission Solution

The Summit tackles problems of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions

The Summit tackles issues of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions.

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Florida Mayor Requests $8 Million for African American Heritage Museum

Hometown of Zora Neale Hurston may get largest center of black history in state

Officials in Eatonville, Fla., recently announced plans to build an $8 million African American History…

By Janell Hazelwood

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President Obama’s Positive Track Record For Helping African Americans

Administration has not failed the black community according to its policies

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has worked to improve the lives of…

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Top 10 States Where African Americans Are the Most Politically Engaged

Wisconsin and Mississippi among top 5; Rhode Island and Washington among bottom

A recent WalletHub analysis evaluated 48 states across six key metrics to find out…

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Disney Dreamers Academy

High School Students Nationwide Chosen For 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy

100 Dreamers selected from thousands of applicants

The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take an all-expense-paid trip to Walt…

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9 Black Women in STEM You Need To Know

They're making strides in STEM fields

International Day of Women & Girls in Science celebrates female achievers in STEM worldwide. Here…

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[WATCH] Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks Emotional Rollercoaster and Challenges Playing O.J. Simpson

Oscar-winning actor details nervous breakdown and other career highs and lows

Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. talked with Larry King discuss his challenging experience portraying…

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BE Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Raising a Black Daughter

Giving each other life

Mary Luana Williams, nicknamed ‘Lulu,’ never imagined that one day she would call one of…

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What You’re Missing: Black History Month Events in NYC

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more to celebrate

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more held in NYC to celebrate black history month.

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Why All Marketing Creatives Should Rely On Data

Don’t guess what type of information your audience wants to see—rely on data to tell you for sure

With all of this in mind, here are four key tenets for marketing creatives to…

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3 Reasons Every Woman of Power Needs More Than One Mentor

The pros to having multiple advisors in your network

Executive coach and author, Mary Pender Greene, offers tips for why every professional should have…

By Courtney Connley

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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

By Lisa Fraser

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Vanguard of the Revolution-Black Panthers

The Black Panther Party For Self-Defense: Black Lives Matter 1960s Style

PBS documentary Vanguard of the Revolution

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9PM, Vanguard of the Revolution premiered on PBS and…

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Be a great storyteller 

Storytelling is the most important point of your mobile strategy and should be integrated into everything you do. Optimize your site for mobile since large portions of your customers are going to experience your messaging from mobile devices.  Also, brand consistency is key so make sure your loyal and potential clients can access your messaging. Lastly, think in sound bites. You want to communicate compelling, concise information when you post content. Have your customers wanting more.

Blacks in the U.S. Gaining Wealth and Education Faster Than Other Groups

Study paints often overlooked picture of strength and resilience

“When Black consumers see how much power they have, it will change the way African…

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Dr. Dre, recording artist and entrepreneur

Black History Month: Dr. Dre, Hip-Hop Artist and Entrepreneur

29 days of modern black history makers

Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre—the critically acclaimed producer, rapper, founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment,…

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Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Yelp reveals top 100 foodie hot spots in the U.S.

Yelp reveals top 100 places to eat in America.

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#CodedWithLove, From Google

#CodedWithLove from Google and Made with Code, is a Valentine present to girls; an introduction to coding

Made with Code and Google roll out a sweet coding project for Valentine’s Day.

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[Watch] Black History Month: Allstate Spotlights Modern African American Inspirational Stories

Allstate insurance company honors Black History Month with a salute to modern day change makers

Allstate insurance company honors Black History Month with a salute to modern day change makers.

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Kanye West Premieres Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden

Kanye West debuts sports-inspired clothing and new music at New York Fashion Week

Kanye West debuts sports-inspired apparel line and new music at New York Fashion Week.

By Kandia Johnson

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RollinOut CEO Munson Steed and TheGrio’s David A. Wilson

TheGrio and Rolling Out Partner to Form Digital Ad Network

Alliance provides advertisers with a diversified digital platform

TheGrio and the other digital sites in the network will reach more than 10 million…

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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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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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