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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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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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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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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 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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‘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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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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BET’s Debra Lee Tasked to Co-Chair NAMIC Conference

As Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, Lee's continual support for diversity and innovation through inclusion makes her an ideal selection for this honor

Find out why Chairman and CEO of BET, Debra Lee, as been selected as the…

By Safon Floyd

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city eats

City Eats: Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

From kosher steakhouses to Harlem hotspots, these are some of the best restaurants in New York City

Check out this list of the best restaurants in New York City that you have…

By Kimberly Wilson

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La'Miya Good

Celebrity Siblings Meagan and La’Myia Good Fuse Philanthropy and Fashion

These famous sisters are using their platform to reach young women in underserved areas

In 2014, celebrity siblings, actress Meagan Good and singer La’Myia Good, founded The Greater Good Foundation, with a mission…

By Daron Pressley

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How I Do It? The Rise of an Independent Artist

Jimii HitMaker strategically steps into the rap game

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

By Safon Floyd

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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


By Black Enterprise

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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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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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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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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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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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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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