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Bahamian

Millionaire Shawn Saunders Talks Bahamian Pride and Success

Find out what entrepreneur and author, Shawn Saunders finds to be the essence of her…

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D. Watkins

Street to Scholar: ‘New York Times’ Bestseller D. Watkins Cooks Up Something Inspiring

Author inspires others with a mission to redefine what artists, writers, and intellectuals look like

Bestselling author of “The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir” D. Watkins is redefining the…

By Crystal I. Berger

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Berry Gordy

Motown Legend Berry Gordy Receives Medal of Arts From President Obama

Music icon honored for building his music label and launching the careers of countless legendary artists

President Obama recently gave out the 2015 National Medal of Arts to distinguished recipients. Among…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Insecure

An ‘Insecure’ Weekend Ends With HBO Block Party

From Inglewood, C.A. to New York City, Issa Rae, Prentice Penny and Melina Matsoukas talk 'Insecure' at HBO block party

From Inglewood to New York City, Issa Rae, Prentice Penny and Melina Matsoukas talk Insecure…

By Kali Wilder

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Bahamas

Inaugural Bahamas International Women Empowerment Summit Kicks Off in October

A forum for women professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world to meet, learn, and inspire

Find out why you need to be among the worlds’s most powerful women at the…

By Safon Floyd

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MoCADA

MoCADA Presents Home, Healing, and Social Justice With Mama Charlotte Hill O’Neal

A discussion on social justice in communities of color and using art as a means of healing

This special evening with Mama C will center around a conversation moderated by Emmy…

By Black Enterprise

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weekend

Here’s How Your Weekend Can Be an Epic Fail

Tips on how not to fail at weekending

Check out this list of all of the things you can do completely wrong on…

By Safon Floyd

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black males

Atlanta Architect Raises Advocacy for Young Black Males

Project H.U.S.H. encourages dialogue on the top issues affecting black males in the U.S.

Find out how Atlanta Architect, R.L. Byrd is utilizing his passion for writing to provide…

By Chanel Martin

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Urbanworld

Queen of Katwe, Insecure and more at 20th Urbanworld Film Festival

The 20th Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with HBO, offers opportunities for content creators of color to mingle and exhibit new work

The Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with founding sponsor HBO, kicked off yesterday, presenting…

By Kali Wilder

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travel

Noirbnb Co-founder: 4 Ways Travel Has Shaped My Career

Why do we travel? Why don’t we travel?

Find out what entrepreneur and co-founder of Noirbnb, Jide Ehimika, has learned about talent and…

By Black Enterprise

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Emmy

5 Emmy Contenders You Should Check Out This Weekend

As we head into Emmy's weekend, here are some contenders you should check out

The 68th Annual Emmy Awards airs this Sunday, and I think you should be prepared. The small…

By Kali Wilder

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filmmakers

How Two Filmmakers Are Taking on the Complexity of Black Girlhood

Nikyatu Jusu and Yvonne Shirley discuss their award-winning short film 'Flowers,' and how to work in the indie space as black female filmmakers

Nikyatu Jusu and Yvonne Shirley discuss their motivation to make ‘Flowers’ and navigating the indie…

By Kali Wilder

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Let Luvvie Ajayi Fix Your Life

After reading Luvvie Ajayi’s new book "I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual,” you may still be horrible, but you’ll be smarter (and laughing)

If your conduct is questionable (of course, it is), I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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be modern man

2016 BE Modern Man Tour Concludes in DC

Community leaders head to Washington DC to lift their voices

Find out what happened when disruptors, community leaders, and political powerhouses take on the last…

By Safon Floyd

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360 incubator

7 Producers Compete For $150,000 To Develop TV, Web Series Pilots

NBPC’s 360 funding initiative pipelines stories about the black experience

It’s year two of the National Black Programming Consortium 360 Incubator and Fund. Seven more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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African American History

National Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Day of Giving

Tuesday, Sept. 13, raises awareness about the newest Smithsonian museum

Find out what you can do on Tuesday, September 13th to support the mission to…

By Safon Floyd

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Draya Michele

Life After Reality TV: Draya Michele On Building An Empire, Motherhood, And Basketball Wives

She talks passion, time management, and living drama free

In this interview, Draya Michele opens up about Life after realty TV, using reality TV…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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Iyanla

Iyanla Tackles the ‘Angry Black Woman’ Myth in New Season of ‘Fix My Life’

In the season premiere of 'Iyanla: Fix My Life,' spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant invites eight women to her House of Healing, in an effort to analyze and debunk the "angry black woman" stereotype

In the premiere, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant invites eight women to move into a…

By Kali Wilder

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black motorcycle

‘Harley and the Davidsons’ Highlights First Black Motorcycle Dealer

'Harley and the Davidsons' highlights the journey of the first African American Harley-Davidson dealer, William B. Johnson

African American riders have embraced the Harley-Davidson culture for decades, and it all started with…

By Kali Wilder

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Credit: T. Bernie

BE Luxury: Summer Kitchens Are The New Must-Have For the Upscale

These cozy, chic integrated kitchen and entertainment outdoor spaces are the epitome of luxury

Featuring Troy Tingling, Personal Chef to Amar’e Stoudemire
Today, hosting a chic soirée is all about cozy excess.…

By T. Bernie

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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