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Ex-NFL Player Turned Actor and Tech CEO Talks Dollars Making Dollars

Thomas Q. Jones' life after football is inspired

“I think technology is the one thing that connects the world. Technology is the number…

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How 3 Business Owners Are Keeping Black Dollars in the Black Community

It empowers businesses as well as the overall community

When you buy from black-owned businesses you create a chain reaction of events, empowering that…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Starbucks New Employee Perk Helps Veterans’ Families Pay for College

Company pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees

Starbucks pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees.

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#Fightfor15: 10 Moving Photos That Prove a Minimum Wage Hike is Needed

Thousands of workers go on strike in support of minimum wage hike

Three years ago this month, the Fight for 15 campaign launched in an effort to…

By Courtney Connley

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Honoring Our Veterans: Women Veterans Interactive Founder Ginger Miller

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Miller has supported over 1,000 women veterans and has members in 13 states. And her…

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African American Women Who Made U.S. Military History

These legendary women made a mark in the military world

Whether it’s defending our country on the front lines or providing support to U.S. soldiers…

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Honoring Our Veterans: Tillman Award Winner Danielle Green

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Former Notre Dame basketball player and Army veteran, Danielle Green, lost her left arm during…

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8 Programs For Children in Military Families

Here are a few free to low-cost programs to help children of military families

Being a military child comes with a unique set of benefits, as well as challenges.…

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Honoring Our Veterans: Tools and Resources

Black Enterprise offers tools and resources for our military veterans

Black Enterprise put together this list of tools and resources in honor of our national…

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5 Things the Military Teaches You About Leadership

Army leaders share their perspective

“Invisible leadership doesn’t mean its unseen or unrecognized, it’s simply hidden so that the efforts…

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Honoring Our Veterans: Frank Petersen, First African American Marine Aviator

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Petersen served for 38 years in the Marine Corps, and during his service, he flew…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women Veterans Interactive Celebrates Military Service at 4th Annual Extravaganza

Nonprofit honors women Nov. 11-13, 2015 in Maryland

Founded by Ginger Miller, a military vet and White House Champion of Change recipient, WVI’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Honoring Our Veterans: Babette Peyton, Gold Medalist Archer

Black Enterprise spotlights our national heroes and heroines

Since I’m a veteran now, my focus has been on veterans and the Wounded Lady…

By Safon Floyd

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$3.9 Billion Deal: Expedia Buying AirBnB Competitor HomeAway

Purchase is the largest-ever acquisition for the travel site

Expedia, the parent company to some of the world’s largest travel sites, is buying short-term…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tavis Smiley Signs Multiyear Development and Production Deal with Warner Bros. Television Group

New deal will bring two new, scripted television series to the network

Award-winning author, broadcaster and producer Tavis Smiley inks multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Television Group…

By Courtney Connley

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Global Philanthropist Talks Power of Black Women in Action

How MacDella Cooper used corporate experience in fashion to drive change in Liberia

MacDella Cooper has enjoyed a successful career in fashion and corporate event planning, working for…

By Janell Hazelwood

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National Urban League Education Summit Discusses Learning and Success

Leaders in government, education, and business talk college, career, and success for students of color

A gathering of minds at the National Higher Education Summit – Building an Equity &…

By Safon Floyd

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Weight Watchers Stock Soars After Oprah Winfrey Buys 10% Stake in Company

Media mogul announces new partnership and investment in weight loss company

With a public stamp of approval from Oprah Winfrey, Weight Watchers may see a huge…

By Courtney Connley

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‘African Health Now’ Hosts Inaugural Gift of Life Cocktail Benefit

"It's going to be a fun, beautiful night of mingling, celebrating three dynamic honorees, fundraising for our program, and celebrating AHN."

On Tuesday, October 20th, nonprofit organization African Health Now (AHN) will host its inaugural African…

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Riding the Wireless Wave to the Stars

How David Grain's private equity firm ventures into spaces others don't dare

Ken Louard, director of business development at Grain Management, says Grain showed affinities for business…

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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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