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We Need Diverse Books Accomplishes Publishing Mission

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a mission to put books with diverse characters in the hands of children

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a…

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Africa Tech Now

CES 2017 Tech Convention Will Include ‘Africa Tech Now’ Showcase

CES will include a showcase of the best in African tech startups at its Las Vegas consumer technology show next year

One of the largest annual tech events in the world will feature for the first…

By Samara Lynn

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investors

Win $1 Million in Cash and In-kind Prizes to Help Get Your Startup Off the Ground

Accelerate Michigan's Innovation Challenge helps entrepreneurs attract investors

Investors and entrepreneurs—many in high-tech fields–are no longer just looking to Silicon Valley or even…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Verizon

Verizon Initiative to Shatter Stereotypes of Young Men of Color

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom's effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of color and provide access to valuable tech skills

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom’s effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of…

By Samara Lynn

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneur

Tech Innovator of the Week: Dez White, State Safe Stop

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: Dez White, founder of State Safe Stop.

Dez White’s latest tech startup is State Safe Stop, an app to assist during contact…

By Samara Lynn

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hillary clinton

Before Hillary Clinton Made History With Her Nomination Shirley Chisholm Blazed a Trail

Remembering the first African American female to seek nomination for presidency with a major political party

It’s official. Hillary Clinton is the first woman presidential nominee in history. As Democrats and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Maja Sly

WE tv’s Maja Sly Talks Ups and Downs of Reality TV

'Cutting It in the ATL' star gets real about reality TV and other entrepreneurial endeavors

Find out with entrepreneur and star of WE tv’s Cutting It In ATL, Maja Sly,…

By Safon Floyd

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Patterson Law Office

Meet Rhonda L. Patterson: Managing Attorney at Patterson Law Office, LLC  

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service to her clients

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service…

By Chanel Martin

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Black Lives Matter

Audra McDonald Among Broadway Stars To Rally In Support Of Black Lives Matter

Broadway for Black Lives Matters is a special event showcasing solidarity through artistic expression and conversation

Now more than a dozen Broadway stars are rallying in support of the Black Lives…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Quit

10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Check out these 10 signs that clearly let you know that it is time to quit your job, move forward, and find exactly what you want and need

Check out these 10 signs that clearly let you know that it is time to…

By Safon Floyd

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Franchising

Franchising: The Numbers Tell the Story

The perks of franchising

When people see me speak about franchising, they ask me why I’m so passionate. Well, the…

By Nancy E Williams

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Workaholics

A Workaholics Wake-up Call: Why Skipping Vacation for Work is a Bad Idea

The benefits of taking time off go beyond your physical and mental well-being

Life Coach and Founder of Captain’s Chair Coaching provides insight for workaholics to consider for…

By Jason Dukes

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spinoff series

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets Spin-off Series

The much anticipated comic series hits stands later this year

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and an alum of Howard University, was offered…

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Maya Angelou

After Surviving Funding Shortfall, Maya Angelou Documentary Heads to PBS

‘And Still I Rise’ is the first documentary on life story of the phenomenal poet

Coming soon to public television is And Still I Rise, the first documentary that chronicles…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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DNC

(DNC) Bringing President Obama’s ‘Hope’ Into Your Financial Life

Stimulating your personal economy from inside

Despite our socioeconomic challenges, the racism and discrimination that has put so many of our…

By Stacey Tisdale

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bank black

#BlackMoneyMatters: Thousands Respond to Call to Bank Black

Putting Our Banking Dollars Back Into Our Communities

“This is the most exciting money movement we’ve seen in our community in 20 years.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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schools

Every Student Succeeds When Schools are Funded Fairly

How funding inequities lead to schools that are separate and unequal

Maya tries to concentrate on her lesson in a sweltering, overcrowded Title I classroom, with…

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Business Award

Do You Really Need to Apply for Another Business Award?

The pros and cons of applying for business awards

My childhood room was filled with trophies, plaques, and photos of my achievements. While I…

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community service

3 Reasons You’ll Always Have Time for Community Service

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions.

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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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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