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Apple Adds an African American to its Board of Directors

Tech giant takes a step in the right direction by appointing former Boeing CFO James A. Bell

Former Boeing CFO James A. Bell has been appointed to Apple’s corporate board

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Ayesha Curry on the Key Family and Career Lessons She Hope to Pass to Her Daughters

"I hope they also take away that you can sort of have it all"

Superstar wife, mom and blogger Ayesha Curry opens up about her key to achieving work-life…

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Former HBO Executive Becomes Howard University’s Athletic Director

Kery Davis to head Howard's athletic department

Howard University names former HBO executive, Kery Davis, as their new athletics director.

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BE Military Woman

U.S. Defense Secretary Promotes ‘Lean In’ Groups to Help Boost Women in Military Leadership

Ash Carter says the military force should reflect the nation it protects

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter endorses “Lean In” discussion groups as part of his efforts…

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7 Facts You Should Know About Venus Williams Off The Court Business Smarts

A look into the tennis superstar's power moves off the court

An inside look into the off-the-court business deals of tennis superstar Venus Williams.

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‘The Limited’ Spotlights More than 60 Female Bosses in ‘The New Look of Leadership’ Campaign

Retail brands new campaign uses everyday women to embrace female empowerment

The Limited launches The New Look of Leadership campaign that spotlights more than 60 diverse…

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President Obama’s New Executive Order Could Affect More Than 300,000 Workers

POTUS fights for federal contractors to offer employees extended paid sick leave

President Obama unveils new executive order that will require federal contractors to offer employees up…

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Black Business Leaders Travel to London to Discuss the Need for Greater Corporate Diversity

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel abroad to connect with global black leaders

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel to London to discuss corporate board diversity.

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On the Move: Walmart Names Ben Hasan Chief Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer

Hasan will bring a more global focus to the company's diversity efforts

In an effort to expand its diversity and inclusion practices, Walmart has appointed Ben Hasan…

By Courtney Connley

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Dating Site eHarmony Wants to Help You Find Your Perfect Job Match

Dating service launches new career matching website

Dating site eHarmony announces new career site that matches professionals with their next best employer.

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Pioneering Entrepreneur Talks Increasing Number of Black-Owned Beauty Supply Stores

Founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business in an industry typically dominated by Asians

Janice Frederick, founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business…

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The 25 Best Jobs for Millennials

Find out which jobs are worth the college investment

The advocacy group Young Invincibles releases a report that highlights the top 25 jobs for…

By Courtney Connley

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An Inside Peek at the Outrageous Pay Gap Between CEOs and Employees

Report finds, on average, CEOs earn 204 times the median pay of their employees

Career review site Glassdoor releases report on the outrageous pay gap between CEOs of companies…

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The Alarming Health Effects of Working Overtime

Studies show increased health risks and decrease in productivity

Studies find increased health risks for professionals who work overtime.

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Baltimore Creates an Additional 3,000 Summer Jobs for City’s Youth Following Freddie Gray Riots

City officials launch nonprofit to help improve job opportunities for youth

Following the Freddie Gray riots that erupted earlier this year, Baltimore has created 3,000 additional…

By Courtney Connley

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Effects of Youth Unemployment

Schultz sheds light on the racial injustices minority youth face when seeking employment

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talk about the adverse…

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Starbucks-Led Initiative Kicks off Youth Job Fair in Chicago

Job fair expected to serve at least 3,000 pre-registered Chicago youth

Starbucks-led 100,000 Opportunities Initiative kicks off in Chicago with plans to grant thousands of young…

By Courtney Connley

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HP Adds Four African Americans to Its Board of Directors

Tech giant shows its commitment to diversity with new leadership appointments

HP shows its commitment to diversity by adding four African Americans to its board of…

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Boston Hires Chief Resilience Officer to Help the City Cope with Stress

Atyia Martin to help city residents deal with social, economic and physical challenges

Boston hires Atyia Martin as chief resilience officer to help the city cope with stress.

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Bernie Sanders Names Young, Black Organizer as Campaign Press Secretary

Symone Sanders will help with the campaign's support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Sen. Bernie Sanders adds young criminal justice advocate and supporter of the Black Lives Matter…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

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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Startups

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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