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How I Do It? The Rise of an Independent Artist

Meet Jimii HitMaker, the 24-year-old, Bronx, New York born and raised artist, who is marching into the…

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The Black Panthers: 10-Point Program

This is the March 1972 version of the document when the Black Panther Party shifted its focus from black nationalism to helping all oppressed communities

1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK AND…

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Olympics

Baby Names Inspired by the Olympics—That Aren’t Simone

Name your baby girl after one of these four black women who killed it in Rio

The world may be (rightfully) obsessing over the Simones—Olympic champions Simone Biles and Simone Manuel. But…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Love Jones

‘Love Jones: The Musical’ Is Actually Happening

The iconic 1997 film now reimagined for the stage is set to tour this fall

Get the deets on the stage adaption of the critically acclaimed 1997 film, Love Jones,…

By Safon Floyd

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sonnets

Diversity Executive Shares Sonnets from Her Soul

Michelle Taylor-Jones sonnet collection aims to guide readers to healing by way of her personal reflections

Founder and CEO of full-service diversity and inclusion practice the Taylor Group, and diversity lead…

By Safon Floyd

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todd hunter

Major Editor Todd Hunter Reveals Why Some Authors Stay Winning

Editor Todd Hunter brings black male voices in the news to kitchen tables everywhere

On the heels of the much anticipated launch of  TV host and author Marc Lamont…

By Maryann Reid

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Gentrification

Are Entrepreneurs the Solution to Gentrification?

How entrepreneurs can judiciously create more value than they can capture in gentrifying neighborhoods

One thing that can be said about a gentrifying neighborhood is that the market trend…

By Al Williamson

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This Major Editor Reveals The Truth Behind Why Some Books Don’t Make It Big

Editor Todd Hunter is looking for young, dynamic black male voices with a message

I sat down with Atria Books Acquisitions Editor Todd Hunter, at his Simon & Schuster…

By Maryann Reid

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violent videos

Ask Sheree: Violent Videos Leaves Manager Feeling Hopeless

Positive ways to combat the mental toll of current events surrounding minorities and law enforcement

Dear Sheree,
Watching the videos of the senseless shooting of African Americans by police officers across…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Constance White

BE Luxury: Constance White Reveals Why Luxury Is Always “Personal”

Constance White believes luxury is about experiences not buying power

BE Luxury is Black Enterprise’s luxury series with top experts in the Luxury Market.  The…

By Maryann Reid

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Veteran

91-Year-Old Veteran Fights Two Wars and Becomes Crusader

The inspiring story of Marvin Gilmore

Marvin Gilmore is a World War II veteran, who fought for the U.S. while fighting racism…

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oxygen mask

Happy Mom, Unhappy Mom: Secure Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others

The importance of taking quality time to care for yourself, so that you can put your best foot forward when caring for someone else

Have you ever been called selfish when you’ve done something just for you? Do you…

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diverse books

We Need Diverse Books Accomplishes Publishing Mission

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a mission to put books with diverse characters in the hands of children

Check out these upcoming releases from We Need Diverse Books as they continue on a…

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Maja Sly

WE tv’s Maja Sly Talks Ups and Downs of Reality TV

'Cutting It in the ATL' star gets real about reality TV and other entrepreneurial endeavors

Find out with entrepreneur and star of WE tv’s Cutting It In ATL, Maja Sly,…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Lives Matter

Audra McDonald Among Broadway Stars To Rally In Support Of Black Lives Matter

Broadway for Black Lives Matters is a special event showcasing solidarity through artistic expression and conversation

Now more than a dozen Broadway stars are rallying in support of the Black Lives…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Roxane Gay

Marvel Comics Gets First Black Woman Writer, Roxane Gay

Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates recruited Gay and Harvey to tell the story of the women of Wakanda, the fictional African country where Black Panther takes place

Check out what Roxane Gay will be doing as the first black women Marvel comic…

By Safon Floyd

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IFP

IFP Announces Expansion and Diversification

Film Week now supports multiple platforms

Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) just announced their expansion to support television, digital, web, VR and…

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[Recap] Photo Highlights From Lexus Good Life Chicago

Check out the photos from the Lexus Good Life Chicago event June 21st, 2016

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black supermodel

Making of a Black Supermodel; Pat Cleveland’s Memoir ‘Walking With the Muses’

Pat Cleveland's memoir divulges details on her life as an international supermodel

An exciting account of the adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland—one of the first black…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

A day in the life of Michel Sproles; entrepreneur, philanthropist, mother of two, and wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles

This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com.
In fear of saying the wrong things or not…

By Ursula Lauriston

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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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