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SimonSays CEO, Ron Simons: From Software Engineer to Creative Producer

Award-winning producer and actor combines art and business

The multi-talented creative and businessman started his career at companies like Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft,…

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Former NBA Player Embarks on a New Career at Starbucks

Vin Baker talks getting his second wind of career success at Starbucks

Former NBA player Vin Baker, talks about his new career at Starbucks and the financial…

By Courtney Connley

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Tai Beauchamp Talks Career Transitions, New Show and Advice to Younger Self

Beauchamp opens up about transitioning from editorial to television

Journalist and style expert, Tai Beauchamp, talks transitioning from editorial to television and hosting her…

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Meet the Young Creative Who Left Corporate America to Jumpstart Her Floral Design Business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks stepping out on faith to start her own business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks the challenges and triumphs of leaving her job in…

By Courtney Connley

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Halle Berry Will Pay $16,000 Child Support

[WATCH] Halle Berry Launches New Scandale Lingerie Line

The actress says the affordable brand is focused on beauty and quality

Actress/entrepreneur, Halle Berry, launches affordable lingerie line, Scandale.

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15 Best Employers for Veterans

Some of the best employers dedicated to hiring veterans

There are several companies committed to helping veterans make the transition from military to…

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5 Jobs For Military Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Work

Transitioning from Military Civilian? Check out these high paying jobs for veterans

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…

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How Ngozi Opara Is Transforming Black Hair & Beauty Culture

Entrepreneur offers extension options for women to wear natural curls and coils

Ngozi Opara, founder of the Heatfree Hair Movement, is offering options for women who wear…

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A Flawless Career Arc: Entrepreneur Goes From Fashion Model To Mining Magnate

CEO & Chairman of the Tigui Mining Group talks striking gold after going from the runway to the mines

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It’s not every day one goes from being a fashion model to…

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Former NFL Player Troy Williamson Switches Gears to Entrepreneurship

'I get inspired by looking where I came from and all the obstacles I’ve been through'

Former NFL player Troy Williamson speaks about entrepreneurship, giving back and helping people via motivational…

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From Frustration into Profit: Former Dancer Talks Journey to Launch Eco-Friendly Undergarments

Erin Carpenter, founder of Nude Barre, saw void in the market and decided to fill it

Erin Carpenter, CEO of Nude Barre, a specialty line of eco friendly undergarments, talks turning…

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WATCH: Former Hot 97 Employee Turns Passion Into Entrepreneurship

Karlie Hustle details journey and teaches others via "How to Quit Your Job" series

Former Hot 97 Music Director Karlie Hustle has taken her talents to YouTube with her…

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Power Women of the Diaspora: How Award-Winning Journalist Used Storytelling to Reinvent Career

Adaora Udoji’s curiosity led to career opportunities abroad

Award-winning journalist, Adaora Udoji recognizes the power of other people’s stories to help transform lives—even…

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Vince Young Gets Hired by His Alma Mater

Former NFL player returns to the University of Texas at Austin as an employee

Vince Young returns to the University of Texas at Austin to work for the Division…

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Amy DuBois Barnett Executive Editor for New ESPN Site

Former Ebony EIC to head new portal catering to African Americans

ESPN announces former Ebony Editor-in-Chief Amy DuBois Barnett as executive editor of new site catering…

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Millionaire Businessman Talks Making the Jump from Employee to Entrepreneur

Leaving security of full-time job, Oscar Horton took a chance with a truck dealership

Over the following 13 years, the new team in place grew the company from $28…

By Alan Hughes

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Lawyer-Turned-Rapper Gilles Talks Trading in Courtrooms for Studios

How a major leap of faith led to more fulfillment

Gilles Walters took a major leap, transitioning from a legal career into the music industry.…

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From History Teacher to Haircare Entrepreneur: How One Woman Made the Transition

Natural powerhouse Karen Tappin details tips for success

A former educator, Karen Tappin chose to step out on faith and start her natural…

By Janell Hazelwood

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E-40 Launches New Wine Collection, Earl Stevens Selections

E-40 gives the exclusive on his newly launched wine collection, Earl Stevens Selections

From music to movies, E-40’s done it all, but now the Bay Area vet is…

By Amber McKynzie

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From Diddy Dreams to Transforming Teens: Pervis Taylor III’s Story

Pervis pursued his dreams diligently and gained a scholarship to attend the University of Miami as a Marketing major and Music Business minor

He may not be P. Diddy, but he’s making his own impact in a major…

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