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5 Things You Must Do After Opening a Holiday Tech Gift

Basic tasks to perform immediately after receiving new technology

Topping the holiday tech wish list are TVs, tablets, smartphones, notebooks/laptops, and video game consoles.…

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TechCrunch Writer Blasts Whites in Tech on Diversity, Comment Chaos Ensues

The Internet never fails to disappoint with outrageous and inflammatory comments on issues about diversity in tech.

A writer at TechCrunch posted an article blasting tech industry leaders for an overall tone-deafness…

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New Man on Campus: John Williams, President of Muhlenberg College

Lehigh Valley school seeks to increase diversity, develop mentoring network

A small, liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that started out as a Lutheran seminary, Muhlenberg…

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African American Students Win Marshall Scholarships

Scholars will study at a British university for up to two years

The Marshall Scholarships program was established by an act of the British Parliament and is…

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Report Shows Drop in High-Speed Internet in African American Homes

Economics and increasing reliance on cellular Internet is leading more black households to unsubscribe from high-speed Internet such as FIOS and cable

Following nation-wide trends, more African American households are giving up high-speed Internet service.

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

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Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels

My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

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[Op-Ed] Star Wars Stormtrooper “Blackwash Rage” Strikes Back

Examining "blackwash rage"—unbridled anger over casting actors of color in non-traditional roles

It almost seems preposterous to use the word “controversy” with the words “casting” and “Star…

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Holiday Travel Guide: Journey to the O.C.

Orange County, California is a prime destination

Dealing with the winter cold and possibility snow during the holidays? Use this holiday travel…

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Lindsey Graham Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

The three-term senator from South Carolina posted a YouTube video announcing the end of his campaign

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Diversifying Google: Meet Three Black Google Engineers

While the diversity and inclusion effort in tech continues, meet three black engineers in prestigious careers at Google

As tech companies continue to share diversity statistics with the public, it’s clear there is…

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Black Actress Cast as Hermione in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Harry Potter author tweets, "White skin was never specified."

Swaizland-born Noma Dumezweni is set to play the adult Hermione, alongside actor Paul Thornley as…

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15 Gift Ideas for Star Wars Geeks

Know a Star Wars fan? Here are 15 great gift ideas.

It seems as though everyone has become a Star Wars fan, from youngsters in Generation…

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5 Holiday Gifts For the World Traveler

Gifts for the traveler in your life

Your flight is delayed or canceled. Your smartphone battery dies when you need it most.…

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Business of Beauty: Hair Stylist MiMi Luvshair Talks Branding Beyond the Salon Chair

The Alabama native funds a styling competition and gives back to her community

A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is…

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The Ultimate 2016 Branding Guide

5 tips to launch your brand to the next level

If you haven’t begun to think about what your driving force will be in the…

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Business Partner

There's a lot more than friendship riding on this relationship

Launching a business is both one of the toughest and most rewarding experiences an entrepreneur…

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Black Students Excel at Top Colleges

Memo to Justice Antonin Scalia

Comparing students with similar test scores, black students at the most selective schools are more…

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3 Key Qualities Successful CEOs Possess

Even without innate leadership qualities, you can still adopt these characteristics of truly remarkable CEOs

While it might sound fancy, being a CEO is not easy. As the leader of…

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How to Determine Whether You’re Hiring the Right Fit

How to fix the trend of hiring fast and firing fast

Many companies espouse the mantra “hire fast, fire fast.” Because every day a position is…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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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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