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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: Are Black Women Too Critical of Pantsuit Nation?

Once a hub for progressive women, now the Facebook group has turned into mostly postings of daily good deeds—and some sisters don't like it

I often wonder if Pantsuit Nation’s critics, especially us black women, are being a little…

By Samara Lynn

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Amazon Go

The Future of Grocery Shopping is Here

Amazon Go is the new high-tech way to buy milk and bread

Can you imagine going to the supermarket, putting items into your basket, and then walking…

By Samara Lynn

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win college scholarships

Prepare Your Kids to Win College Scholarships Now

Debt-free college may be within your grasp if you follow these tips

I have a confession to make. I didn’t help either of my kids apply for…

By Robin White Goode

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wild rabbit

Hennessy and Pratt Institute Choose Winners of Project Wild Rabbit 2016

Hip-hop all-star Nas helped judge the competition

This year at Miami’s Art Basel festival, Hennessy and Pratt University chose the next generation…

By Aniesia Williams

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budget for charity

Strategic Giving: 4 Ways to Budget for Charity

Most people don't include their charitable giving into their financial planning, but here are some simple strategies to help you change that

Charitable giving is a good thing. However, most people don’t include their charitable giving as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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promotion

8 Signs That You’re Up for a Promotion

Some good deeds do go noticed

If these 8 things are currently happening to you at work, there is a great…

By Safon Floyd

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Big EQ Campaign

Big EQ Campaign Promotes Social & Emotional Learning in Schools

Lack of emotional intelligence holds students, adults back, SEL leaders say

But long before this year’s tumultuous election, there were plenty of signs that K-12 students’…

By Robin White Goode

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employment

UNCF Addresses Employment Gaps of Black College Grads

A UNCF pilot program awarded $35 million in grants to 24 colleges and universities

UNCF recently announced that 24 colleges and universities will receive 5-year grants totaling $35.3 million…

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Join Us in Houston, America’s Next Great Black Business Mecca

We hope to see you at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

More than 1,000 business leaders and entrepreneurs are expected to attend the 2017 Black Enterprise…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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Invention

Protecting Your Invention

Protect yourself with knowledge and non-disclosure agreement (NDA), before sharing your original idea with invention companies

Innocent inventors seeking honest guidance often get ripped off. Don’t be a victim. Read more…

By Lisa Ascolese

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Linda McMahon

Trump’s Head of SBA Pick Impacts Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Advocates call on wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to ensure contracts and loans go to women and minority businesses

Small business advocates are weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump as he nominates professional-wrestling executive…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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volunteer

Volunteer Your Way to a New Job

Networking and soft skills create opportunity

“When she approached me about working for her, she stated that she had seen my…

By Robin White Goode

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credit abuse

Avoiding Credit Abuse: Before You Break Out the Plastic, Think!

Credit abuse may be socially accepted, but it often leads to chronic debt

While credit abuse is a socially accepted and commercially encouraged habit, it often leads to…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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airbnb

Jamie Foxx Airbnb’s Miami Mansion

Some cool Airbnb news for a change!

The estate also includes a lounge area and hot tub; stainless steel appliances, a “state…

By Samara Lynn

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Carvinal

Carnival CEO Arnold Donald Talks Business Prospects In Cruising And Travel Industry

Opportunities abound for professionals and entrepreneurs in the travel industry

Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation and plc celebrated the growth of the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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empower

4 Ways to Empower Yourself Professionally and Personally

Work on enhancing these personal qualities to improve your success in work and life

Success happens by choice, not chance. Here are the most powerful qualities you must cultivate…

By Black Enterprise

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ugly sweater

Startup Launches Ugly Sweater Line to Empower Black Entrepreneurs

Proceeds from Black upStart's humorous line of ugly Christmas sweaters will fund the launch of a school for black entrepreneurs

Black upStart is using funding raised through their Christmas ugly sweater line to build a…

By Jared Brown

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Dawna Kelly

Dawna Kelly Is Making Magic With Her Abrakadoodle Franchise

Here's how these franchise owners are using their business to enhance and improve the Detroit school systems by making children's art education accessible to the community

Children’s art education franchises not only give back to the community but can be quite…

By Nancy E Williams

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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