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UK’s Cameron Jamaica Visit Raises Question: Should Blacks get ‘Paid Back’ for Slavery?

Economic toll and legacy of slavery estimated in the trillions

“You’re talking about hundreds of millions of dollars,” says Stevenson. “These folks were situated on…

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Does Racism Impact the Way Reviewers Rate TV Shows?

There's a difference between a legitimate critique and slamming a show without merit

There’s a pattern of racial bias when it comes to reviewing TV shows and when…

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How a 23-Year-Old 2012 USA Fencing Olympian is Breaking Color Barriers

Nzingha Prescod shares how the sport is preparing her for a career in social policy

Nzingha Prescod shares how the sport of fencing is preparing her for a career in…

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The Future Belongs to the STEM-Savvy

As more girls code, more women sue, but who is ready to fill the tech gender gap?

The latest women’s revolt in the tech industry – a class action suit filed against…

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Lee Daniels Asks White Hollywood: Where Are the Black Writers?

Stunned panel balked at accountability

Black representation in media matters! Two recent examples only reiterate the need for us to…

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BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith Makes Forbes 400 List

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith lands on Forbes' list of the 400 richest

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith is now one of Forbes magazine’s 400 richest Americans.

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Apple Adds an African American to its Board of Directors

Tech giant takes a step in the right direction by appointing former Boeing CFO James A. Bell

Former Boeing CFO James A. Bell has been appointed to Apple’s corporate board

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Speaker Panel on Black People in Advertising Fails to Include Black People

A 2015 Advertising Week event titled Here Are All the Black People doesn't feature any on panel

A funny thing happened at the 2015 Advertising Week panel called Here Are All the…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Silicon Valley Billionaire Tim Draper Talks Investing In Millennials at BE TechConneXt

The venture capitalist discusses his reality TV show for millennial entrepreneurs

Tech Venture Capitalist Tim Draper discusses his reality television series, Startup U, for millennial entrepreneurs.

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What Blacks Should Know About Stock Market Sell-Offs

Taking stock of your emotions when stocks are tanking

“Many of the blacks who are investing and climbing the wealth ladder are experiencing early…

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Ayesha Curry on the Key Family and Career Lessons She Hope to Pass to Her Daughters

"I hope they also take away that you can sort of have it all"

Superstar wife, mom and blogger Ayesha Curry opens up about her key to achieving work-life…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 4 Ways to Get Involved

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.…

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Priv is BlackBerry’s Last Stand

The company hopes this will be your next go-to phone

BlackBerry Priv could be BlackBerry’s salvation but the company keeps screwing up.

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[2016 Women of Power Summit] Register for Empowerment Now

Registration is currently open for individuals and groups for the 2016 event

Registration is officially open for the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, March 9th-12th,…

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Considering Working Abroad? Here Are the Best Places to Live as an Expat

Singapore, New Zealand, and Switzerland recognized as the top three places to live as an expat

Considering moving abroad? Check out the top destinations for expats.

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches College Tour with Wouri Vice, Kimberly Goldson and More

Harlem's Fashion Row kicks off multi-city college tour for aspiring fashion careerists

Harlem’s Fashion Row kicks off college tour for aspiring fashion careerists.

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Switching Careers? 5 Tips for Reinventing Your Personal Brand

Tips for evaluating your current brand and making the leap into a new career

Tips for evaluating your current brand and making the leap into a new career.

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Why Your Family is Probably Owed $120,000 in Unclaimed Social Security Benefits

New AARP study finds we need to know more about Social Security

Matthew Allen and Catherine Hormats founded a company called Social Security Advisors. They say 70%…

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5 Key Ingredients of a Successful Advertising Campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign.

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‘Lesbians Who Tech’ Summit Coming to New York City

Four-day event featuring speakers from companies including Google, The New York Times, Amazon and more

Lesbians Who Tech’s second annual summit in New York Oct. 1-4 is set to bring…

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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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