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Travel and Tourism Creating New Adventures With Tech

The industry is discovering clever ways to use social media and mobile apps

The travel industry remains relevant and in-step with current trends. Many in travel and tourism…

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On the Move: Arne Duncan’s Former Senior Advisor Joins College Board

Ericka Miller becomes organization's new chief of membership, governance and higher education

The College Board announces Ericka Miller as its new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher…

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

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5 Tips for Running a Small Business From Anywhere

Apps and processes to help manage a virtual business

If you’re an entrepreneur operating a virtual company, having a location-independent lifestyle sounds good, but…

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New College Ranking Says ‘Show Me the Money’

The Economist's latest ranking system factors in the job earnings of graduates

The Economist uses the estimated earnings of a graduate to determine the ranking of a…

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Arne Duncan Speaks Out About School Discipline

Says schools must be safe havens and supportive learning environments

“We also have to take a hard look at ourselves, and our history, and the…

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Brutalizing Black Students is Business as Usual

Cell phone video captures criminal treatment

A teenage girl is slammed to the floor by a sheriff’s deputy. The incident, which…

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[Women of Power] One-on-One with Debra Lee

Power moves straight from the power suite

Accomplished and celebrated businesswoman, Debra L. Lee, chairwoman and CEO of BET Networks, will be…

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The 10 Reasons You Aren’t Rich and 10 Ways to Change That

Get your mind right and your money will follow

Money certainly doesn’t define the type of person you are. Some of the nicest people…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Your Inner ‘Woman of Power’ is Calling; Answer Her Today

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership.

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6 Things You Can Do Every Week to Grow Your Personal Brand

Boost your career with regular personal branding practices

Whether you’re a recent grad on the hunt for your first job, seasoned employee climbing…

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4 Pieces of Conventional Hiring Wisdom You Should Ignore

Your company culture will influence how you find employees

There are certain hiring practices that are better left ignored if you want to find…

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$10 Million: Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Invest in Black and Latino Student Success

George Lucas Foundation Endowed Student Support Fund for Diversity changes lives

Power couple George Lucas and Mellody Hobson gave $10 million in support of black and…

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4 Common Mistakes Career Switchers Make and How to Avoid Them

Looking to change careers? Avoid these common mistakes

The 4 common mistakes career changers make and how to avoid them.

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Institute for Entrepreneurial Advancement Celebrates Expansion

The Virginia Serious Game Institute opens a new space

VSGI is an institute for entrepreneurial advancement. It hosts startups and helps them through their…

By Samara Lynn

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Foreign-Born Blacks More Likely to Be Self-Employed Than U.S.-Born Blacks

Research also finds gap in self-employed professionals creating hiring opportunities

Among the self-employed, more telling numbers came from their research when broken down by ethnicity,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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You Can’t Smash This Droid Turbo 2 Phone

The new Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 are here! Inevitable iPhone 6 comparisons to follow

Verizon releases the latest Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2.

By Samara Lynn

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Wintley Phipps’ Singing Ministry Helps Set the Children of Prisoners Free

Dream Academy after-school program targets those with parents behind bars

Renowned gospel singer Wintley Phipps founded an after-school program to serve the children of those…

By Robin White Goode

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Halloween Eve 2016 at Black Enterprise

BE employees had a little fun and a pizza party on Friday, October 30.

Halloween Eve at the Black Enterprise offices on October 30, 2016.

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[WATCH] Travel the World From Your Couch With 10 Movies of the African Diaspora

Top movies of the African Diaspora on Netflix

Thanks to Netflix, you can travel the world right from your couch. With the recent…

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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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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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