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Circle of Sisters

WBLS FM’s Déjà Vu Talks Sisterhood and the Circle of Sisters Expo

"Who is on your team?"

Check out what WBLS’s, Deja Vu has to say about the importance of community, sisterhood,…

By Safon Floyd

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Duvernay

Ava DuVernay’s 13th is the film we all need to see. NOW.

DuVernay's new jaw-dropping documentary shines a light on the evolution of mass incarceration and its effects on communities of color

Ava DuVernay’s new jaw-dropping documentary shines a light on the evolution of mass incarceration and…

By Kali Wilder

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NMAAHC

This Black Billionaire’s $20 Million Gift to NMAAHC Highlights Intentional Philanthropy

Three ways to exhibit intentional philanthropy

At a time when we feel the sting of tragedies fueled by racial injustices almost…

By Halima Leak Francis

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Dr. Zonya Mitchell

Dr. Zonya Mitchell Shares How The Bahamas Has Influenced Her Career

"Growing up in a country with strong, black female leaders has shaped my perspective on who I am"

Find out what clinical lifespan neuropsychologist and native Bahamian, Dr. Zonya Mitchell, credits her homeland…

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Jamila Thompson

Legislative Director Jamila Thompson Talks Bahamian-Washingtonian Influence

"I was able to address matters near and dear to my heart"

Find out how Legislative Director for the Office of Rep. John Lewis, Jamila Thompson, allowed…

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Bahamian

Millionaire Shawn Saunders Talks Bahamian Pride and Success

“I am proud to be a Bahamian, because I have a unique perspective on how to overcome and succeed, even when people don’t believe in you”

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…

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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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windfalls

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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