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New College Scorecard Takes the Guesswork Out of Picking a School

See college graduation rates, average annual costs and more

The College Scorecard is a dataset that gives prospective college students access to information that…

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International Destinations to Travel While the US Dollar is Strong

Best places around the world to stretch the U.S. dollar

Best places around the world to stretch the U.S. dollar.

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Morehouse College Debate Team Wins First Tournament of Academic Year

HBCU students take home trophy for best overall performance

The Morehouse College Speech and Debate Team won its first tournament at the University of…

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Global Connections for Women Foundation Hosts Free Event in Atlanta

GC4W Business Expo featuring panels on entrepreneurship and career advancement

The GC4W Atlanta Working Mom Business Expo will host industry and civic leaders to empower…

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8 Ways Ninth Graders Can Prepare for College Now

It’s not too early to get ready for university

Ninth grade is a great time to prepare for college. Start now to develop time…

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[Recap] National HBCU Week

Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, a time to acknowledge their courageous work

President Barack Obama has declared Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, 2015 to be National Historically…

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5,000% Hike: Drug Company CEO Retreats After Outcry Over AIDS Medication

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, says price will now be lowered

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has defended his company’s decision to raise the price…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

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Boehner Bows Out

The emotional Speaker of the House has announced his resignation from Congress

Though Boehner has been one of President Obama’s most visible political adversaries, his own party…

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Navigating the Career Jungle: 3 Steps for Young Professionals for Advancement

Millennial coach and Levo League coach shares her secrets to success

Jacqueline V. Twillie, career coach and author of Amazon bestseller How to Survive the Career…

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

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Black Immigrants in U.S. Earning 30% More than U.S. Born Blacks

Different economies emerging for the ‘different flavors of black’

As the ‘different flavors of black’ emerge, different economies are also emerging. The Nielsen…

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[TechConnext Summit] Mayor Kevin Johnson Confirmed for TechConneXt

The first African American mayor of Sacramento to speak at inaugural event

Kevin Johnson, the first African American mayor of the City of Sacramento, will be in…

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Is Your College Degree Still Worth the Investment in Today’s Job Market?

A look at what degrees lead to financial security

A look at what degrees are providing a return on investment in today’s job market

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Urban World Film Festival Takes Place in New York Sept 23-27

Five-day film festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances

Urban World Film Festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances.

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[TechConnext Summit] Silicon Harlem: The New Silicon Valley

Non-profit organization looks to make Harlem the next big tech hub

After you’ve been inspired at Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit, October 12-13 in Silicon Valley, be…

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Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

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Financial Fitness for Unmarried Couples During ‘Unmarried and Single Americans Week’

Financial realities of saying “I’m Yours” without a wedding ring

“When a couple gets married, there’s many legal rights and benefits that are awarded to…

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Wells Fargo Invests $1.2 Million to Fuel Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBT Chambers of Commerce

The multinational bank extends ongoing commitment to help minority-owned small businesses

Multinational bank Wells Fargo extends it commitment to help minority-owned business through grant and leadership…

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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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