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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Talks Near Death Experience and Strong Roles For Women of Color

The brain aneurysm survivor talks purpose and being a successful actress

The in-demand actor has amassed impressive credits to her resume, and her work in beloved…

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The Best Underrated U.S. Cities for Food, Music, and Art

Hotels.com reveals affordable alternatives to cities best known for food, wine, art, and music

Hotels.com reveals affordable alternatives to cities best known for food, wine, art, and music.

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Why Estate Planning is Important: Getting Started With the Basics

Make sure your wishes for your property are carried out

Estate planning is your personal opportunity to make decisions concerning your assets, finances, and healthcare.…

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Tamron Hall Replaces Bill Cosby on Temple University’s Board

Award-winning journalist becomes fourth woman added to the board

Temple University taps Tamron Hall to replace Bill Cosby on their board of trustees.

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Ways to Save on Shipping Costs: Gearing Up For Holiday Shipping and Shopping

Save money this holiday season

This holiday season, consumers can expect to be able to choose their shipping preference. More…

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7 Best Shopping Destinations Around the World

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world.

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[TechConneXt Summit] Hacking Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem

How the tech hub can recruit and hire more people of color

The Diversity in Silicon Valley panel at the TechConnext Summit discussed actionable steps to identify…

By Robin White Goode

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[TechConneXt Summit] Young Guru Speaks of Tech as a Disruptive and Creative Force

Touts the need for training, reading, and exposure

Young Guru, recently recognized in the Wall Street Journal as “the most famous and successful…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Cloud Bakery Owner Aundrea Lacy In Silicon Valley 20 Years

The Luvs Brownies founder is inspiring young entrepreneurs

Come 2016, Luvs Brownies Founder and CEO Aundrea Lacy will celebrate 20 years in the…

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4 Simple Ways to Support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Here's how you can do your part to help break the cycle of abuse

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, here’s how you can raise awareness and help break…

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[TechConneXt Summit] ‘Til next time …

After a wildly successful inaugural event, Black Enterprise gears up for its 2016 Summit.

This year’s TechConneXt Summit covered pitching to investors, millennial tech stars, guides to senior management…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

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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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