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Viagra and Social Security? Why Uncle Sam May Owe You Alot of Money

Americans leaving thousands in unclaimed Social Security benefits

According to the Center for Retirement Research, Americans leave roughly $25 billion dollars in unclaimed…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

Equities.com CEO, Enzo Villani, shares advice on how to pick stocks in the cannabis sector

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

By Cristie Leondis

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Women Angels Funding Female Startups

Sisters helping sisters by way of investment

You are invited to meet and connect with some of the key players in investing…

By Safon Floyd

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Top 10 Cities Where Workers Are the Happiest

Indeed report finds the happiest workers live in Los Angeles

Indeed releases a report on the top cities where workers are happiest.

By Courtney Connley

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Top 5 Benefits of Having More than One Mentor in Your Circle

Executive coach Mary Pender Greene shares the pros to having multiple mentors

Career and executive coach Mary Pender Greene offers advice on the benefits of having more…

By Courtney Connley

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Millionaire’s Corner: Quintin Primo Talks Surviving A Failed Business To Building A $4 Billion Asset Firm

Lesson from the top 100 black businesses on why owners should never give up

Lessons from the top 100 black businesses on why entrepreneurs should never give up. Here…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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President Obama’s Positive Track Record For Helping African Americans

Administration has not failed the black community according to its policies

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has worked to improve the lives of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Crack-Up with Comedian Capone at BE Women of Power Summit

The notorious funnyman brings the laughter to Hollywood

Comedian Capone joins R&B sensation Johnny Gill as live entertainment for this highly-anticipated 2016 Women…

By Safon Floyd

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How Long Before We Achieve Education Equity in America? 250 Years?

"Justice delayed is justice denied." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Education equity remains elusive since the Coleman Report first formally exposed learning gaps between black…

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2016 ABFF Honors Honorees and Awards Announced

Gala to recognize the greatest in black film and television

On February 21, 2016 at the Beverly Hills Hilton, ABFF Ventures will present ABFF Honors,…

By Safon Floyd

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[Women of Power] Get Ready to Be Serenaded by R&B Crooner Johnny Gill

So put on your red dress, and slip on your high heels

You’ve already started humming your favorite Johnny Gill tunes and you’re likely looking for your…

By Safon Floyd

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[BE Education Package] Study, Intern, Work Overseas—Yes, You!

Diversity Abroad can show you how

Looking for opportunities to study, intern, or work overseas? Then explore the website of Diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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Amber Cuff, Howard U. alum and former London exchange student

[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London, England, UK

Howard alum Amber Cuff spent a semester in London

London is a wonderful city, even better than I thought it would be. It is…

By Sonja Mack

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

By Robin White Goode

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Women of Power: What Mask Are You Wearing?

The truth behind who we appear to be and who we are

The 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit explores the concept of the masks we…

By Safon Floyd

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10 Ways to Find College Scholarships

Hurry--deadlines are approaching fast!

Each November, the National Scholarship Providers Association sponsors National Scholarship Month—a month-long campaign intended to…

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‘Read Where You Are’ Campaign Encourages Young People to Enjoy Reading

'Read Where You Are' encourages reading across the nation

“Read Where You Are” encourages reading across the nation.

By Kandia Johnson

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Does Your Online Learning Institution Make the Grade?

The best online educators meet these challenges head-on

The three challenges (and solutions) an online-learning institution must face to prepare students for the…

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How Do We Cut the School to Prison Pipeline? Rethink Discipline

School districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

How school districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

By Kandia Johnson

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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