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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

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pay gap

How to Narrow the 37% Pay Gap Between Black and White Women

Gyal's Network is an online platform that connects diverse women and confronts issues of equal pay head-on

There are several factors that drive the gender pay gap, but Jasmine Gill of Gyal’s…

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Dr. Wright Jones

Getting Candid With Superstar Plastic Surgeon Dr. Wright Jones

Star of Lifetime’s docuseries 'Atlanta Plastic,' Dr. Wright Jones discusses his journey to success and his philanthropic contributions that have helped to improve the community

Cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones opened up to BE about determination in the face…

By Regan Farley

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Taco Bell

This Is What Defying the Odds Looks Like

Tia Travis on how Taco Bell saved her life by providing her with more than just a job; they have given her the opportunity to advance professionally while supporting her education

Find out how 21-year-old Taco Bell Restaurant General Manager, Tia Travis, has risen in the…

By Safon Floyd

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chief diversity officer

On the Move: American Express Designates Nancy Testa Chief Diversity Officer

The global credit card company makes strides toward inclusive culture.

Meet the recently appointed Chief Diversity Officer of American Express, Nancy Testa and find out…

By Safon Floyd

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abroad

These 9 Cool Jobs Can Take You Abroad

Your dream job may take you overseas

Check out these 9 cools jobs that could afford you the opportunity to see the…

By Safon Floyd

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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awful jobs

6 Awful Jobs You May Actually Want

Sometimes salary is enough

Check out these 6 jobs that may not be for the easily nauseated, but can…

By Safon Floyd

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This Executive Gave Up Coke for Cannabis

MJ Freeway executive, Jeannette Ward, talks the ultimate career transition

Find out what made corporate executive, Jeannette Ward, transition from a lucrative career at Coca-Cola…

By Safon Floyd

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summer jobs

8 Summer Jobs That Are Better Than What You’re Used To

Time to think outside of the box when searching for seasonal work

Check out what CareerCast has deemed as the 8 most desirable summer jobs for those…

By Safon Floyd

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Non-degree jobs

5 Non-Degree Jobs That Will Pay You Over 50k

Find out the top earning non-degree jobs and how you can go about getting them

Find out the top earning non-degree jobs and how you can go about getting them.…

By Safon Floyd

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black business

Father-Daughter Businesses: 5 Black Business Duos You Need to Know

Giving a nontraditional spin to family business

Check out these Father-Daughter business dynamics that challenge the status-quo.

By Safon Floyd

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millennials

Bottomline: Millennials Want Purpose

What happens when money no longer motivates?

Find out what drives millennials to strive for the next level. Spoiler alert: it isn’t…

By Safon Floyd

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30 Hottest Degrees for Veterans Revealed

What you need to land your next big gig

Find out what degrees for veterans lead to the best jobs in today’s market and…

By Safon Floyd

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks New Culture, New Life, and Overcoming Obstacles (Part II)

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world on a grand scale

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks Leadership and Giving Her Children the World, Literally (PartI)

Her children are excelling both academically and socially; they've even learned to speak and write Arabic

Her children are excelling both academically and socially. They’ve even learned to speak and write…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Meet the Costume Designer Behind the Hit Film ‘The Perfect Match’

Janelle Carothers opens up about her rise to success in the fashion industry

Celebrity costume designer and stylist Janelle Carothers opens up about her rise to success in…

By Courtney Connley

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Celebrity Stylist, Olori Swank, Opens Up About New Book and Advice to Her 20-Something Self

Swank shares the importance of finding balance early in your career

Celebrity stylist Olori Swank talks career mentors, new book, and the importance of finding balance…

By Courtney Connley

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BE_Kareem Taylor

Cool Jobs: How a Former Film Major Found His Calling As a Voiceover Artist

Kareem Taylor talks about using his talent behind the scenes

Clark Atlanta University graduate Kareem Taylor shares his journey to finding his calling as a…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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