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aid

Help That Can Make a Big Difference (If You Know About It)

Microgrants help to retain students and get them to graduate

Although this form of institutional aid has been shown to help retain students and get…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCUs

Civil Rights Group Boosts Efforts to Help LGBTQ Students at HBCUs

The National Black Justice Coalition is advancing equality through institutional change

NBJC launched its Historically Black College and University LGBTQ-Equality Initiative in 2010 to improve the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black children

What Can Happen to Black Children When Their Parents Get Money

How to guide your children through racial isolation

Experts are now seeing how children who grow up in these situations, however, are forced…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Democratic National Convention

Meet the Woman Behind the Democratic National Convention

Leah D. Daughtry talks career longevity and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Reverend Leah Daughtry is the woman behind the Democratic National Convention (DNC), one of the…

By Kandia Johnson

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psychology

Education Matters: Stop Majoring in Psychology! (Yes, You)

Can black Americans afford to follow their passions? Face it—the answer is no.

According to the New America Foundation, in 2012 the average graduate borrowed $57,000 for a…

By Robin White Goode

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Michelle Williams

BOSS Network Hosts ‘Ladies That Lead: An Evening with Michelle Williams’

Grammy Award-winning singer, Michelle Williams, shares her strategies and journey to success

Join The BOSS Network for an Evening with Michelle Williams in Newark, NJ, Tuesday, July…

By Safon Floyd

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melania

4 FLOTUS Speeches Melania Trump Could Also Plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to…

By Hailey Wallace

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black writers

Black Writers Retreat to New Mexico

Hosted annually, the Kimbilio Retreat is a great opportunity for writers of color to further cultivate their craft

Black writers from all over gather for the annual Kimbilio Retreat in New Mexico where…

By Safon Floyd

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millennials

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama In Her RNC Speech?

Media reports of similar passages to the first lady's address to DNC in 2008

Melania Trump gave an impassioned speech at the opening night of the Republican National Convention.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Gordon Ramsay Dash

B.E. Test Drive: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand to a new time-management cooking game from Glu: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand…

By Samara Lynn

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student loan

Why the U.S. Has a Student Loan Crisis and Sweden Doesn’t

Here's how the U.S. can change financial disaster into manageable debt

On Sunday I read “America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Ask Australia,” in the…

By Robin White Goode

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black farmers

Black Farmers Take Discrimination Protest to U.S. Supreme Court

Black farmers demand justice for what they call unfair treatment by Department of Agriculture

Farmers from the Southern region and their supporters recently gathered in front of the Supreme…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black banks

The Top Black Banks To Bring Your Next Paycheck

A listing of all African American banks, according to the NBA

Check out this list of black banks to deposit your next pay check in, an…

By Safon Floyd

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The Road to TechConneXt: Ryan Leslie

"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: music superstar and technologist, Ryan Leslie.

It’s very likely that you know of Ryan Leslie, the prominent recording artist and music…

By Samara Lynn

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Work environment

The Trick to ‘Nailing’ a Flexible Work Environment

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home or on the road, checking in whenever necessary

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home…

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Capitol Hill

North Carolina’s HBCU Pipeline to Capitol Hill

Rep. Alma Adams is starting small, but dreaming big with the Bipartisan Caucus Internship Program for HBCU students

In its pilot year, the internship program was created to establish a pipeline of talented…

By Robin White Goode

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Pokemon

Pokémon Go Gone Business

It's inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze

It’s inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the PokĂ©mon Go craze.

By Samara Lynn

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Emoticons

Before You Hit Send: Should You Use Emojis And Emoticons At Work?

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons.

By Kandia Johnson

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Business Dining

3 Easy Ways to Eat and Drink Healthy During Business Dining 

How to watch what you eat without being obvious or the odd man out at social business events

With summer comes business travel assignments, dinners, lunches and conferences. How do you stay healthy…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Millennials

Millennials Face Unusual Burdens When Caring For Aging Parents

Portrait of a millennial providing eldercare

“Members of the millennial generation (ages 18 to 34) have a reputation for being self-involved.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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