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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

Just in case you’re in need of an extra boost of encouragement, here’s a round-up…

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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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USA Swimming Foundation

Dr. Cecil Gordon on Becoming the First Black Director of the USA Swimming Foundation

Dr. Gordon wants to play a role in increasing diversity in the swimming world

Dr. Cecil Gordon talks to BE about making history as the first African American member…

By Lisa Fraser

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flight

3 Money and Time Saving Things I Wish I Knew Before My Flight Was Cancelled

At some point, we'll all have to deal with a flight cancellation. Be prepared, before it happens to you

At some point, we’ll all have to deal with it, so here are the money…

By Alisa Gumbs

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successful life

3 Tips to Live a Happy, Whole, and Successful Life

Learn how to clear out emotional clutter from your past, as these practices will help improve your chances for having a successful future

Emotional clutter can cause you to display toxic behaviors contrary to who you really are…

By Cameka Smith

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C300 Coupe

BE Luxury: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe

The small performance car you’ve always wanted to buy

The new C300 Coupe is a ground-up build on perfection. Lightweight construction to reduce weight,…

By Brian Armstead

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reads

In Case You Missed It: Powerful Reads That Will Help You Recharge This Weekend

Take a look at these stories that will give you the second-wind you need after a long week

A great way to recharge after a long week is with a few good reads…

By Selena Hill

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2017 Stellar Award Nominee Latice Crawford Shares Her #techieTips

The BET 'Sunday Best' alumna has been nominated Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for the 2017 Stellar Awards

This weekend, thousands will journey to Las Vegas with their favorite tech swag, ready to…

By Nathaniel J.

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body odors

Nurse Alice: Body Odors You Should Never Ignore

Some smells can give clues about your health

Body odor can be a health status indicator. Here are 5 common body odors that…

By nursealice

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Fabolous

Fabolous Talks Hip-Hop, Business, and Why He’s Taking Over Your Grocery Store

Fabolous' latest venture has placed him in an aisle where he's never gone before -- and that's the snack aisle at your local supermarket

Fabolous’ latest venture has placed him in an aisle where he’s never gone before –…

By Selena Hill

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pink noise

Nurse Alice: The Noise that Helps You Sleep Better

This may be the cure to your sleepless nights

You’ve heard that white noise can help you fall asleep faster and snooze sounder. But…

By nursealice

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Jordan Peel

Jordan Peele Announced as CinemaCon Director of the Year

The accolades keep coming for Peele, the writer and director behind 'Get Out'

In addition to making history with his breakout smash “Get Out,” writer and director Jordan…

By Selena Hill

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novel

YA Novel About Police Brutality is Getting Plenty Praise

'The Hate U Give' looks at police violence through the eyes of a teenager

Angie Thomas’ debut Young Adult novel, “The Hate U Give,” reached the number one spot…

By Lisa Fraser

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Sassy Secret

Good Extensions & Female Entrepreneurship is a Sassy Secret

Building a brand takes a lot of heart, hustle, and passion

Sassy Secret CEO & Founder, Tate Arnonee, talks about her product, advice for other entrepreneurs,…

By Regan Farley

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Toyota

Toyota USA: Giving Back to the Community

Automaker supports multicultural communities through charitable donations and a strong sense of community

Giving back is part of Toyota’s commitment to diversity. For Black History Month, Toyota Motor…

By Brian Armstead

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Happy

Get Happy With These 15 Feel Good Hits

The ultimate playlist of happy music to stay in high spirits and power through the day

Whether you’re stuck at work or overwhelmed by the cares of life, this lists of…

By Selena Hill

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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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happy

On International Day of Happiness, Here’s How to Wake Up Happy Like Michael Strahan

The former NFL player shares why being successful wasn't enough to put a smile on his face

On this International Day of Happiness, we’re taking inspiration from Michael Strahan, who literally wrote…

By Alisa Gumbs

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father

LaVar Ball And The Role Of The Black Sports Father

Has Ball become the new Richard Williams? Is that a good thing?

While I don’t agree with the things that Lavar Ball has stated or his need…

By The Shadow League

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beauty startup

This Is Harvard’s Next Black Beauty Startup

These Harvard graduates are building a business that addresses the unique needs of women of color

The founders of Mented share how they got started and how putting on a “white…

By Maryann Reid

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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