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Google Gives $1 Million to Nat’l Museum of African American History and Culture

Google donates $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) as well as its best African American engineers to create 3D exhibits.

Google donated $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)…

By Samara Lynn

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giving circle

How To Join Or Create A Giving Circle

Giving circles have become an attractive channel of philanthropy for women, minorities, and millennials

Looking for a way to express your identity as a member of the community and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Forget an Update; Exchange Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7, ASAP

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners would be wise to replace the potentially dangerous phones than wait for a software update

You may already be aware that Samsung is issuing a vast recall of about 2.5…

By Samara Lynn

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office politics

5 Best Ways to Actively Prevent Office Politics

You don’t need office politics to build a competent, cooperative team. In fact, it might even slow you down

Check out these several best practices that, when implemented, can work wonders at keeping bothersome…

By Black Enterprise

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Grammy-nominated Music Producer’s Nonprofit Revolutionizes Urban Education

Kevin “Khao” Cates transcends music into the arena of business, education, and tech

A few years ago, Kevin “Khao” Cates was at the top of the music industry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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team

How Hiring a Diverse Team Will Strengthen Your Company Culture

Rather than the beer test, follow these three principles to guide your hiring process

Check out these three principles for hiring the best and brightest team you can find…

By Black Enterprise

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challenge

You Can Go to Med School for Free

Cuba’s Medical Scholarship Program is open to U.S. students

That’s right. There is a free medical school in Cuba, and you can go there.

By Robin White Goode

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Amanda Marcotte, Maya Harris (Hillary Clintons Senior Policy Advisor) and Selena Hill

Clinton’s Policy Advisor Talks Police Reform, Weed

An interview with Hillary Clinton’s Senior Policy Advisor, Maya Harris

On Friday, September 9, Black Enterprise’s very own Selena Hill teamed up with Salon writer…

By Selena Hill

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financial literacy

3 Super Compelling Reasons for Why Kids Need Financial Literacy

Instilling principles to help youth make better financial decisions for their future

Discussing finances can be uncomfortable, especially in households that are in debt or struggling to…

By Black Enterprise

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Airbnb Releases Anti-Discrimination Battle Plan

Airbnb offers up a methodical approach to weed discriminatory practices from its platform

Amid increasing outrage over discriminatory practices by some Airbnb hosts’ refusal to accept guest requests…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator of the Week: Sherrell Dorsey, Founder of ‘The Plug’

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt Technology Summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Sherrell Dorsey, founder of The Plug and content creator.

Sherell Dorsey has always had a passion for technology. However, when reading tech news, something bothered…

By Samara Lynn

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stress

7 Ways to Handle Workplace Stress

Use these tips to minimize stress while at the office

Check out these 7 tips provided by Black Health Matters that will help you to…

By Black Enterprise

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The Road to TechConneXt: Lynne d Johnson, Digital Strategist and Storyteller

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Tech evangelist and digital storyteller, Lynne d Johnson

Lynne d Johnson is a respected tech evangelist and digital content creator. She has contributed…

By Samara Lynn

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police

The Role of Police in K-12 Schools

To discipline students, or keep them safe?

We visited a school in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The first thing we noticed were the security…

By Robin White Goode

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black men

Black Men: America’s Great Underappreciated Assets

Social entrepreneur reframes the perception of African American males

Find out why black men are America’s great underappreciated asset and ask yourself what comes…

By Black Enterprise

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Let Luvvie Ajayi Fix Your Life

After reading Luvvie Ajayi’s new book "I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual,” you may still be horrible, but you’ll be smarter (and laughing)

If your conduct is questionable (of course, it is), I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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chicago

The Black Lives That Impact More in Chicago

Community ownership, hope, and action for positive change

 
On average, 12 people are shot in Chicago every day. According to the Chicago Tribune,…

By John Hope Bryant

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HBCUs

The National Science Foundation Is Under Funding HBCUs

The National Science Foundation, which operates on a $7 billion budget, contributes very little funding to support STEM at HBCUs

Find out about funding disparities, economic and national security implications and the HBCU-UP Program while…

By Jared Brown

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be modern man

2016 BE Modern Man Tour Concludes in DC

Community leaders head to Washington DC to lift their voices

Find out what happened when disruptors, community leaders, and political powerhouses take on the last…

By Safon Floyd

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semester

#30DayChallenge: 6 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Health This Semester

Get acquainted with the campus health center and all of its services

The campus health center isn’t just about treating sports injuries or other physical needs. Emotional…

By Robin White Goode

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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