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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 &…

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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David J. Grain, CEO of BE100s Private Equity Firm Grain Management (Image: Lonnie C. Major)

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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Sept 2015 COVER STICKER PLACEMENT

[September 2015] 40 Best Companies For Diversity

Major corporations that truly embrace diversity are leaders in creating a dynamic corporate culture

While prior generations look at diversity from the perspectives of racial, ethnic, and gender representation,…

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6 Resources to Help You Achieve Your Goals by the End of the Year

Apps and books to help you set, track, and achieve your dreams

With less than 90 days left before the end of the year, the timing couldn’t…

By Kandia Johnson

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Celebrity talk show host, attorney and businesswoman Star Jones (Image: NAPW)

Part 1: Star Jones Talks Money, Careers, and Capitalizing on Diversity

Climbing the corporate ladder to be an agent of change

Inclusion is simply good for business. Your consumer base is going to be black, Asian,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Marketing and Advertising Trends to Watch in 2016

The new year may bring new practices in the industry

With three months left to the year, the timing couldn’t be better to take a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Lee Daniels Asks White Hollywood: Where Are the Black Writers?

Stunned panel balked at accountability

Black representation in media matters! Two recent examples only reiterate the need for us to…

By Faith Dow

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Facebook Trains Employees on How to Manage Unconscious Bias

Maxine Williams, the social network’s global head of diversity, discusses the harm in stereotypes

Facebook trains it’s management and staff how to recognize and combat four types of workplace…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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TIka Sumpter is a featured celebrity fan in NFL's newest apparel campaigns. (Image: NFL)

NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Google Unveils Reorganization Plan and Announces New Parent Company Called Alphabet

Google's CEO Larry Page will now serve as the new CEO of Alphabet

Google reveals new reorganization plan and announces new parent company, Alphabet

By Courtney Connley

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Tips for Using Visual Content Marketing to Explode Your Brand

The right imagery can help grow your business

Visual content marketing can be a useful tool in growing your business and your brand.

By Roz A Gee

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Your Next Best Hire May Have Spent Time in Prison

Mark Holden of Koch Industries shares why criminal justice reform makes for good business

Although the U.S. has less than 5% of the world’s population, it houses roughly 25%…

By Derek T. Dingle

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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

LeBron James Inks New Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announces partnership with Lebron James' production company, SpringHill Entertainment

Adding to his legacy and joining the ranks of other iconic NBA players turned business…

By Michael Tolbert

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Blair Underwood’s Advice to Black Creatives: If You Want More, Create More

The actor talks the entertainment biz and making your own opportunities

Black Enterprise caught up with Blair Underwood to discuss his insights on success in the…

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All Jokes Aside: Life Lessons From Steve Harvey

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail

Harvey is thriving today off of the fruit of fortitude, the bountiful grains of gratitude,…

By Roz A Gee

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Marriott Port-au-Prince Opens in Haiti

New property creates much-needed employment opportunities

Located in Port-au-Prince’s emerging commercial district, the property is an investment in Haiti. It’s a…

By Kimberly Wilson

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BE Modern Man: Meet “The Specialist” Aaron D. Harris

Advocating for youth is more than a job, it's a mission

Although he grew up without a father, Aaron D. Harris vowed that when he had…

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Pens Open Letter About Race, Ferguson And Injustice

The company wants to create opportunities for the community

Starbucks CEO is an advocate for taking on big issues with even bigger solutions. Howard…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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