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Nestle Bid to Throw Out Child Slavery Lawsuit Rejected

Plaintiffs allege being fed scraps, not getting wages, and getting whipped

The three plaintiffs filed the class action suit in 2005, alleging they had been trafficked…

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[WATCH] Monte Irvin, Legendary MLB Hall of Famer, Dies at 96

Outfielder played key role in integration of Major League Baseball as both a player and executive

On Monday, Jan. 11, legendary Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin died at age 96,…

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

By Chanel Martin

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Top 4 Moments From Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Best friend Biden, the Osama moment, and The Dress

Republicans have spent the last eight years pushing a narrative that casts President Obama as…

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Happy Founders Day: 10 Celebrity Power Women Who Belong to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

These women are industry leaders--from entertainment to education to business

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating its Founders Day today. The empowering women’s organization was…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Periscope Broadcasts Now Play Right From Twitter

Broadcasts get tighter integration with Twitter

“For business owners and personalities with a large Twitter following, you now have a…

By Samara Lynn

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Guyana: Destination Digital Detox

Disconnecting to reconnect in the Amazon

We landed on a remote airstrip and hiked through the Amazon rainforest to the falls.…

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Is There a Caste System in American Higher Education?

Wealthy kids with low scores go to better schools

“Do we all want more low-income students? Sure, but we would go into financial ruin,’’…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…

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[WATCH] Possible ‘Creed’ Sequel Planned for November 2017 Release

Sylvester Stallone recently took home a Golden Globe for "Best Supporting Actor," in the reprisal of his role as Rocky Balboa

Fans of the “Rocky” franchise might be in for a treat in the form of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces 2016 Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Wall Street veteran Maxine Leftwich is WSP's current executive director

“The Wall Street Project is an evolutionary process,” says Rev. Jackson. “The road to shared…

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Principal to Lead D.C.’s First All-Male Public High School

Ben Williams will helm the yet unnamed school and help groom generations of young black men

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson tapped Williams to be the principal of the city’s…

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4 Ways to Be An Excellent Mentor

Whatever your career stage, you can help guide someone to greater accomplishments

It may seem counterintuitive, but often people who need to be mentored the most won’t…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Planning a Family Vacation? 9 Must-See Attractions Opening in 2016

Hot, new vacation destinations for the whole family

With the holiday season behind us, the timing couldn’t be better to start thinking about…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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More Are Graduating But Fewer Are Going to College

Greater numbers of disadvantaged students are getting diplomas

Recently released numbers out of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center suggest that college enrollment…

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Jamie Foxx Lands Role in ‘Robin Hood: Origins’

Academy Award–winning actor set to play Little John in 'gritty' film

Jamie Foxx is set to play Little John in “Robin Hood: Origins,” a Lionsgate film…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Preview: Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Here's what to watch for during President Obama's final SOTU address

Many of the prominent politicians attending tonight’s address will be accompanied by guests who personify…

By Hailey Wallace

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House Passes Bill to Protect Unpaid Federal Interns From Discrimination

Democrats push for a bill that will also protect interns in the private sector

Currently, paid interns are covered under anti-discrimination policies but there is no law that protects…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Tech Startups Were the Stars at CES 2016

Products from newer companies were the most impressive

Startups shone so brightly at CES 2016, they made big, established tech companies seem a…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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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