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diplomas

Diplomas Now Helps Keep Kids in School

Absenteeism + behavior problems + poor grades = early warning signs

When researcher Bob Balfanz and his colleagues first discovered the predictive power of early warning…

By Robin White Goode

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black engineers

Zuckerberg Comments on Facebook Live Role in Castile Shooting

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges Facebook Live's pivotal role in disclosing the shooting of Philando Castile, writing, "I hope we never have to see another video" like it

Mark Zuckerberg composed a poignant post on Facebook Live’s role in showing the world the…

By Samara Lynn

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Bahamas

Eat Your Way Through Nassau, Bahamas

Enjoy a culinary adventure that combines delicious food and drink with some serious fun

The Bahamas has always been special to me. Not only because of family roots that…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Sabrina Peterson

Sabrina Peterson Talks being on Essence Festival Panel and Oprah’s Life Changing Speech

Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder Sabrina Peterson reflects on her experience as a speaker at Essence Festival 2016

Sabrina Peterson, Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder, graced the Essence…

By Chanel Martin

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mental health

3 Ways to Preserve Your Mental Health Right Now

Try not to let it take you under

Find out ways to not lose your mind while smothered by mindless behavior. Check out…

By Safon Floyd

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barbershop

Harlem Barbershop Hosts 48-Hour Health Fair and Haircutting Marathon

Cutting for a Cure brings healthcare access and resources against preventable diseases common among black men

Minority communities, and especially black men, suffer from health disparities due to factors such as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Career Path

5 Ways to Carve Your Own Career Path

Stand out in your chosen field with these 5 tips.

You may have heard the phrase “carve your own path,” but the million-dollar question is,…

By Kandia Johnson

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#FridayReads

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Comic Book Picks

Peep out the geek-out.

Check out this list of comic books that has Black Enterprise Tech Editor, Samara Lynn,…

By Safon Floyd

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Google

Man Angry Over “Being Watched,” Shoots Up, Sets Fire at Google HQ

Man launches series of attacks on Google's compound, enraged at the idea the search engine company was always watching him

A man angry because he believed Google was always watching him, launched a violent attack…

By Samara Lynn

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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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good life

Road to the GoodLife: Toast to Living Good in Chicago

6 black-owned bars where you can relax and unwind in Chi-town

If we deserve to grant ourselves one thing in every city we touch, it’s a…

By Safon Floyd

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KleanCollar

Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

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: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

By Samara Lynn

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diplomas

Invisible Woman: The Struggles of Black Girls in School

How we can help black girls excel

I was one of the fortunate ones. Though I felt ugly on the outside, I…

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Business World

How to Ask for What You Really Want in the Business World

How to ask for what you want in business—and do so with tact, poise, and grace

In business, your greatest assets are often found in the relationships that you’ve developed with…

By Black Enterprise

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SiempreTax+

SiempreTax+ Offers a Low Investment Tax Franchise Opportunity

A tax preparation service catering individuals and small businesses in Hispanic and other ethnic markets

With an estimated 54 million Hispanics living in the U.S., surveys show that most Hispanic…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sahlberg

If Pasi Sahlberg were U.S. Secretary of Education

At the "New York Times" Higher Ed Leaders Forum, Pasi Sahlberg shared how he would improve the U.S. educational system

The biggest problem in the U.S. is its inequality. It is the most unequal country…

By Robin White Goode

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Beauty Culture

How Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture is Celebrating Women Who Defy the Odds

The #ICanSheDid campaign honors women who continue to defy the odds

Earlier this week, Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture launched a new digital campaign called “I…

By Kandia Johnson

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Grant

Change the World with a MacArthur Foundation 100 and Change Grant

Grant will go to a single proposal to help solve one big problem

The solutions must be verifiable—we’re looking for solutions that have strong evidence that they will…

By Robin White Goode

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Sister 2 Sistah

Two Media Professionals and Co-founders of Sister 2 Sistah are Taking Houston by Storm

Rebecca Briscoe and Nakia Cooper, the media powerhouses behind Sister 2 Sistah, discuss the inspiration behind their mentoring program and more

When you think of people wearing many hats, you may need about a dozen heads…

By Daron Pressley

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Take Action

After #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile: Take Action

While words cannot effectively convey our horror at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, here are a few things we can do to honor their memories

The past 48 hours have left us stunned, heartbroken, and justifiably fearful. While there are…

By Hailey Wallace

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

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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