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Co-Creator of ‘Underground’ TV Series Talks Redefining the Slave Narrative

Writer Misha Green talks WGN America’s new TV series about a slave's journey to freedom

Writer, Misha Green talks WGN America’s new ‘Underground’ TV series, a slave’s journey to freedom.

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Merrill Lynch’s Racquel Oden On Training the Next Generation of Financial Advisers

Oden hires approximately 1,700 advisers per year

Merrill Lynch executive Racquel Oden talks preparing the next generation of financial advisors and purposely…

By Courtney Connley

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These European Countries Make You Want to Work Abroad

Denmark and Norway offer 52 weeks of paid sick leave

New report from Glassdoor examines which European countries have the most generous workplace benefits, making…

By Courtney Connley

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Rent a Minority

‘Rent-A-Minority’ Makes You Laugh at America’s Diversity Problem

See how you can rent a minority for every occasion

Satirical website, RentAMinority.com, uses humor to shed light on America’s troubled approach to diversity and…

By Courtney Connley

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Black History Month: Shonda Rhimes, Show Creator and Executive Producer

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Shonda Rhimes made history as the first African American woman to create and executive produce…

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[WATCH] Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks Emotional Rollercoaster and Challenges Playing O.J. Simpson

Oscar-winning actor details nervous breakdown and other career highs and lows

Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. talked with Larry King discuss his challenging experience portraying…

By Janell Hazelwood

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On the Move: Channing Dungey Becomes First African American to Head Major Broadcast Network

Dungey takes over after Paul Lee

ABC appoints Channing Dungey to entertainment president, making her the first African American to…

By Courtney Connley

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Black History Month: Ruth J. Simmons, President of Brown University

29 days of modern black history makers

Ruth J. Simmons became the first black president of an Ivy League institution as the…

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Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Month: Michelle Howard, Four-Star Admiral and 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations

29 days of modern black history makers

Four-star Admiral Michelle Howard currently serves as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations—the first…

By Safon Floyd

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Former Coca-Cola Executive Named WNBA President

Lisa Borders comes to the league as it celebrates its 20th season

WNBA appoints Lisa Borders to president.

By Courtney Connley

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Ursula Burns, Xerox CEO

Black History Month: Ursula Burns, Fortune 500 CEO

29 days of modern black history makers

Ursula Burns became a history maker in 2009 as the first black woman to become…

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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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2009 BE Executive of the Year Added to Popeyes Board of Directors

Candace Matthews joins the board of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

Candace Matthews from Amway Corporation becomes Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. newest board member.

By Courtney Connley

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Black History Month: Lester Holt, Broadcast Journalist

28 days of modern black history makers

Broadcast journalist Holt became the first African American solo anchor of a weekday network nightly…

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How One Startup is Helping Its Employees Beat Student Loan Debt

LendEDU to offer employees $200 per month to pay off student loans

LendEDU announces plan to offer current and future employees $200 per month towards paying off…

By Courtney Connley

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Starting Over: Stacii Jae Johnson Talks New Show and Rebounding From Career-Breaking Scandal

'From the Bottom Up' star shares keys to getting your life back

Stacii Jae Johnson, who stars on the Queen Latifah-produced reality show “From the Bottom Up,”…

By Janell Hazelwood

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From Local to Global: How One Young Woman Followed Her Dreams to Win in Africa

Nigerian entertainer Emma Nyra details career journey and advice for women of the Diaspora

Nigerian pop star Emma Nyra talks about her journey from her hometown in Houston, Texas,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Morehouse Student Turns Beyoncé and Rihanna Lyrics Into Résumé and Job Interview Tips

Chris Sumlin takes a creative approach to employment

Morehouse student uses Beyoncé and Rihanna lyrics to dish career-building tips to his millennial peers

By Courtney Connley

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How Facebook is Using the NFL to Create a Diverse Workforce

Tech company takes a page out of the NFL playbook to improve its workplace

Among its many creative approaches to achieve a diverse workforce, Facebook is implementing a version…

By Courtney Connley

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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