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Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

Whether rising stars or seasoned professionals, these global power women will be watched in their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

By Courtney Connley

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10 Tips to Make 2016 Your Year

Use these life and career tips to make 2016 your best year ever

Being very honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses can help you create a…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Millennials Offer Non-Cliché Advice For Sticking to Your New Year Resolutions

First-hand tips for setting goals and sticking to them

With many New Year’s resolutions in motion, BlackEnterprise.com caught up with five millennials to hear…

By Courtney Connley

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3 Career-Sabotaging Habits To Avoid This Year

If you don't believe that you are good enough, certainly no one else will

If you don’t believe that you are good enough, certainly no one else will.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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12 Workplace Culture Quotes That Drive Success

Consider these words of wisdom in the context of your workplace

Workplace culture is an inextricable component of the workplace experience. But the failure to intentionally…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Are You Prepared For Success in 2016? Ask Yourself These 8 Questions

The answers can help you have a fulfilling year

Ask yourself the following questions to help you prepare for success in the New Year.

By Kandia Johnson

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New Year, New Pay: See Which States Plan to Increase Minimum Wage in 2016

13 states, plus the District of Columbia, will increase pay in 2016

As of Jan. 1, 2015, 29 states, plus the District of Columbia, agreed to raise…

By Courtney Connley

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Biggest Wins in 2015 For Parents in the Workplace

The company perks that benefitted working parents this year

With more companies working to create a happier and healthier work environment for their employees,…

By Courtney Connley

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

By Kandia Johnson

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Fashion Fair President Amy Hilliard Resigns

Johnson Publishing CEO will take over her duties

Amy Hilliard, president of Johnson Publishing cosmetics company Fashion Fair, has resigned after less than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Founders of Afripedia Are Changing the One-Sided Story About Africa

Art, film, fashion, and design are retelling the narrative

The idea of creating Afripedia, a platform dedicated to changing the conversation about Africa, came…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

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How to Determine Whether You’re Hiring the Right Fit

How to fix the trend of hiring fast and firing fast

Many companies espouse the mantra “hire fast, fire fast.” Because every day a position is…

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What TED Talk Speakers Teach Us About Giving Presentations

Take cues from some of the most popular TED talk speakers the next time you present

Whether you’re giving a boardroom presentation, an elevator pitch or a conference speech, you have…

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10 Ways to Boost Your Career Before the New Year

Tips to kick-start your career right now

Why wait until January 1 to start working toward your career goals for the New…

By Kandia Johnson

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Nation’s Oldest, Largest Private Bank Hires Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Chris Michel becomes the first diversity officer at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

The nation’s oldest and largest private bank, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., is showing their…

By Courtney Connley

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Sakinah Ibrahim Talks Being Nominated For an NAACP Image Award

2016 NAACP Image Award nominee talks empowering the African diaspora youth through the Arts

2015 NAACP image award recipient talks empowering African diaspora youth through the Arts.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Career Lessons From Star Wars

These lessons apply today as well as a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away

The force has a dark side, evidenced in the infamous Darth Vader. Instead of using…

By Sonja Mack

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Young & Disrupting: Okayafrica CEO Talks Journey From Wall Street to Emerging Culture Brand

Abiola Oke is taking corporate savvy to expand footprint of the continent

Abiola Oke, CEO of Okayafrica, is among young business leaders beginning journeys to disrupt the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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