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Meet the Members of The Money Team

Outside of the ring, Floyd Mayweather empowers his team, known as The Money Team, to…

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#freestyle50

Music Mogul Kevin Liles Talks about the #freestyle50 Competition and Longevity [Video]

Liles teamed up with Verizon to launch the #freestyle50 competition in order to find the next big voice in hip-hop

Kevin Liles teamed up with Verizon for the second year in a row to launch…

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5 Products For Black Men To Eliminate Razor Bumps

Specialized products catering to the unique needs of curly textured facial and body hair

Up to 80 percent of all black men suffer from razor bumps. Here are 5…

By Selena Hill

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WNBA Salaries

Top WNBA Salaries vs. NBA Salaries: Who Earns More? [2017 Update]

Many WNBA players are really playing for the love of the game—and not much else

All ballers dream of one day playing professionally, but the average rookie drafted to the…

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Pandora

Pandora – The World of Avatar Is a Journey Beyond Belief

More than a new Disney attraction, this is an experience like no other

Avatar director James Cameron and Disney have managed to bring the magic and wonder of…

By Selena Hill

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Sequoia Blodgett

My Natural Hair Got Me Invited to Speak in Paris

My entire life, I could not get my hair to grow past my shoulders

Mind you, I was in San Mateo, and there was no one insight, or at…

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motherhood

In Case You Missed It: The Beauty of Motherhood

Great weekend reads to celebrate being and having a mom

In honor of Mother’s Day weekend, here are a few stories about the impact of…

By Selena Hill

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mother's day

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 5 Thoughtful (but Easy) Last-Minute Ideas

Mom would love any one of these five great gifts

Mother’s Day is May 14, which is this Sunday. But don’t worry if the annual…

By Selena Hill

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American Race Charles Barkley

‘American Race’: Charles Barkley Reveals Why He Made the Show [VIDEO]

The former NBA star says his new series is "right up the there with the most important things" he's done in his life

Last week, Charles Barkley, the executive producer and host of the new TNT series American…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Discusses His New Skin Care Line for People of Color

The Robinsons present their latest venture: a skin care line specially formulated for people of color

Smokey Robinson and his wife and partner, present their latest venture, the Get Ready and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Hit Snooze and Don’t Ignore Sleep Awareness Week

Get your Zzzs and up your productivity with these five tips

Sleep Awareness Week 2017 is in full effect, and if you’re struggling to barely clock…

By Lisa Fraser

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Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Reveals That She Never Planned to Star in Henrietta Lacks [VIDEO]

At the premiere of the HBO film, Oprah Winfrey admits that even she gets scared by big roles

This weekend marked the broadcast premiere of the HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Pulitzer Prize Winners

7 Masterful Quotes on Originality From 2017’s Black Pulitzer Prize Winners

Let Lynn Nottage, Colson Whitehead, Tyehimba Jess, and Hilton Als remind you to stay true to your path

Let the words of wisdom from these Pulitzer Prize winners encourage and uplift as…

By Lisa Fraser

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cookbook

‘Cooking Solo:’ Find The Fun of Cooking for Yourself

Table for one? Klancy Miller's new cookbook offers creative recipe ideas for singles

Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen, a novice cook or a take out loyalist,…

By John Burnett

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Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd Makes Directorial Debut in ‘The Counter 1960’

Premiere Casting Director Pursues Her Passion

Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, Hollywood’s premiere casting director, opens up about making her directorial debut with…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Maya Angelou

8 Memorable Maya Angelou Quotes to Kick-Start Your Best Life

For Dr. Maya Angelou's birthday, let the gift of her wise words spark personal growth

We’ve gathered some lesser-known, but still memorable musings of the acclaimed and beloved poet that…

By Lisa Fraser

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peace

My Personal Journey to Finding Peace

This woman found inner peace while traveling overseas to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway

See how this one woman’s calling to travel overseas to the Nobel Peace Center in…

By Candace Boggan

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Prentice Penny

‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Opens Up About his New truTV Series

After working behind the scenes on 'Insecure,' 'Girlfriends,' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Prentice Penny will step onto the small screen

Writer and producer Prentice Penny stars in the new lifestyle series Upscale with Prentice Penny,…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield Opens Up About Starring on Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Greenleaf’

Actress shares about her love for the arts and the real-world women who comprise her character on the critically-acclaimed original drama series

Lynn Whitfield is one of a few African American actresses who has successfully achieved longevity…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Women

6 Ways The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Changed My Life

Surrounded by approximately 900 black businesswomen in various fields, we were not minorities. And oh, there was nothing “minor” about these glorious women!

I was lucky enough to attend the 2017 Women of Power Summit in Phoenix, now…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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