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Vanessa Morrison Named as President of Fox Family

The Hollywood powerhouse will run a new division at Twentieth Century Fox that will develop family-based films

Vanessa Morrison, longtime head of 20th Century Fox Film’s animation arm and one of Black…

By Selena Hill

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

'The voice-over platforms have expanded for people of color'

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Briitiney Jones

Why This Woman Launched an Organization to Help Foster Care Youths

They help kids in foster care transition to adulthood

“About 10% of former foster care youth will attend college, and only about 3% graduate…

By Kandia Johnson

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As If We Didn’t Have Enough To Deal With, Black Executives Demoted More

Research shows that African American professionals are lagging behind when it comes to promotions and pay

Research shows that black executives lag behind when it comes to promotions and pay, and…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends…But Maybe They Should Be

Even though workplace friendships can be difficult, research proves they're good for our health, happiness, and productivity

Even though being friends with your coworkers can be difficult, research proves it’s good for…

By Alisa Gumbs

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public speaking

4 Ways to Market Yourself as a Speaker

Speaking can be another source of income

Want to become a sought-after speaker? Your success comes down to increasing your visibility in…

By Kandia Johnson

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Amy DuBois Barnett

Award-Winning Media Exec Amy DuBois Barnett Joins Bryon Allen’s Entertainment Studios and theGrio

DuBois Barnett will lead efforts to expand theGrio, Entertainment Studios’ first digital acquisition

Award-winning media executive Amy DuBois Barnett has been named EVP of Digital at Byron Allen’s…

By Selena Hill

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I Didn’t Know About Worker’s Comp Until a Lizard Bit Me

Learn about your workers' comp rights--before it's too late

By law, employers who employ five or more workers are required to buy workers’ comp…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Tried-and-True Steps to Building Great Business Relationships

Fostering alliances and solidifying connections can go a long way

If networking seems useless to you and you just seem to collect business cards, here…

By L Michelle Smith

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Woman in an interview (Image: iStock/XiXinXing)

How to Succeed in a Male-Dominated Workplace

How to successfully navigate the 'boys' club'

For ways to succeed as a woman in business in a male-dominated workplace, we tapped…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Jump-Start Your Career When You’re Over 50

Older workers bring unique benefits to the workplace

You’re over 50 years old and haven’t had to interview in years. Now what? Here…

By Tana Session

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Meet Ruth Carter: The Costume Designer Behind Marvel’s Black Panther (Part 1 of a 2-Part Interview)

'Directors hire me—but they don’t want to impede on my creativity'

Ruth Carter is an award-winning costume designer behind some of the most iconic black films…

By Kandia Johnson

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One Woman’s Plan to Increase Female Representation in the C-Suite

Her blueprint includes securing a "career team"

She’s responsible for multiple leadership development programs, designed to grow future C-suite executives with a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Publicist Kiki Ayers

How a Formerly Homeless L.A. Publicist Uses Her Network to Increase Her Net Worth

Entertainment reporter Kiki Ayers shares how she started her own PR firm

When looking at publicist Kiki Ayers, the last thing you would suspect is that she…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Domestic violence survivor Maleeka Holloway

How a Victim of Domestic Violence Rebuilt Her Career After Leaving Her Abuser

Survivor and entrepreneur Maleeka Hollaway shares her tips

Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Right Ways to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

You've been doing LinkedIn wrong

Some LinkedIn tips to consider if you’re struggling to attract career-related opportunities or make meaningful…

By Kandia Johnson

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Only You Can Prevent ‘Email Overwhelm’: Level-Up Your Business Email Skills

We thought email would be a dead technology by now, but it's not. So...

If there is one thing most people can agree on—it’s being email overwhelmed. Here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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Venus Williams

Venus Williams on Facing ‘Disasters’ and Succeeding in Business

The tennis icon dropped gems about how to win on and off the court during a New York Advertising Week panel

Three gems that Venus Williams shared about facing adversity and balancing her multiple businesses at…

By Selena Hill

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RN/CEO on Journey to Recruit 100,000 Future Nurses

She's using her decades' experience to mentor and recruit other nurses

Clayton, with a Masters degree in Nursing Education and 23 years of experience also has…

By Kandia Johnson

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From Postal Worker to Interior Designer: Baltimore Native Re-Designs Her Career Path

After 5 years at the post office, Ajia Monet followed her true passion

“I’m designing Robyn Dixon’s home from “The Real Housewives of Potomac.” This will be the…

By Nicole K. Webb

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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