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Melissa Christine Goodrum

How This Black Woman Poet Juggles Life and Art

Melissa Christine Goodrum is part of the new generation of black women telling their stories and sharing their perspective through their poetry

Melissa Christine Goodrum is one such poet. The Brooklyn-based writer, who has an MFA in…

By Samara Lynn

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Daphne Valerius

Award-Winning Filmmaker Daphne Valerius Digs Deep Into Culture, Beauty, and Identity in ‘The Souls of Black Girls’

Daphne Valerius’ shares, for the first time publicly, her personal and courageous journey of facial paralysis, insecurities as a young black girl, acceptance, and healing

In her 2007 Award-winning news documentary The Souls of Black Girls, filmmaker Daphne Valerius took…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Gianni Lee

Artist Gianni Lee Speaks on the Business of Creating Art

The dynamic creator and thought-provoking visual artist gives insight into his business acumen

Gianni Lee, an international DJ, fashion designer, and painter of fine art opens up about…

By Selena Hill

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Suge

Suge Knight’s Son Responds to the Reported Revelation of Tupac’s Murderers

“…these are the same ones that want to keep my father locked up.”

“My father was the big protective brother of Pac. If he knew anybody was after…

By Black Enterprise

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Suge Knight

After 21 Years, Suge Knight Finally Reveals the Two People Who Killed Tupac Shakur

He has also admitted who the real target was

But after 21 years of arguable statements, conspiracies, documentaries, debates and finger-pointing, Knight has now…

By Black Enterprise

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Tupac

Celebrate Tupac’s Induction Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame With Your Own Piece of Pac Memorabilia

"You are appreciated...Don't ya know we love ya?" (Tupac Shakur, "Dear Mama")

On April 7, 2017, Tupac Shakur became the first solo Rap/Hip-Hop artist to be inducted…

By Nathaniel J.

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Volvo

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Paradigm Shift for the Maker of ‘Swedish Bricks’

Automotive expert Brian Armstead talks about the latest vehicle innovations from Volvo

Throughout its storied history, Volvo, the Swedish brand now owned by Geely of China,…

By Brian Armstead

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Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd

From Brooklyn to Hollywood: Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd Makes Directorial Debut in ‘The Counter 1960’

Premiere Casting Director Pursues Her Passion

Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, Hollywood’s premiere casting director, opens up about making her directorial debut with…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Maya Angelou

8 Memorable Maya Angelou Quotes to Kick-Start Your Best Life

For Dr. Maya Angelou's birthday, let the gift of her wise words spark personal growth

We’ve gathered some lesser-known, but still memorable musings of the acclaimed and beloved poet that…

By Lisa Fraser

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peace

My Personal Journey to Finding Peace

This woman found inner peace while traveling overseas to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway

See how this one woman’s calling to travel overseas to the Nobel Peace Center in…

By Candace Boggan

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Facebook Live

Facebook Live: How the NBA Is Cultivating Millennial Basketball Fans

The NBA Development League shares how it reaches millennial sports fans

Facebook is more than just a social media network it is now the home of…

By Nathaniel J.

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Alzheimer's

Award-Winning Author Marita Golden Discusses Her Novel ‘The Wide Circumference of Love and Alzheimer’s’

Marita Golden's new novel, 'The Wide Circumference of Love,' "takes us inside a family’s journey of acceptance in the face of Alzheimer's disease"

Acclaimed, award-winning Author Marita Golden takes us deep inside one family’s journey of acceptance, adjustment…

By Rochelle Soetan

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

Suzy Ryoo, Venture Partner at Atom Factory, talks about her experiences as a female VC, and gives several pieces of advice for women, men and leaders to move the needle

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

By Black Enterprise

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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

The inspiration you need to get you through the rest of the week

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

By Selena Hill

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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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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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