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Olympian Simone Biles to Appear In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles will make her SI Swimsuit debut in the 2017 issue.…

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supplier

How to Become a Diverse Supplier with Major League Baseball

Advice on how potential suppliers can work with MLB organizations

Corey Smith, MLB Senior Director of Supplier Diversity and Strategic Sourcing, provides insight on how…

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Christine Simmons

The Shadow League: Christine Simmons, LA Sparks

Learn how LA Sparks President and Chief Operations Officer Christine Simmons is advocating for others

Check out Christine Simmons insight as she details her journey, the Sparks’ 2016 WNBA Championship,…

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Black Santa

NBA All-Star Baron Davis and the Black Santa Movement

The two-time NBA All-Star is pushing for a cultural revolution

(Image: Baron Davis and Fabolous with The Black Santa Mascot)
 
The Mall of America in…

By Selena Hill

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Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel and LeBron James Call Out Phil Jackson on ‘Posse’ Remark

Gumbel says sports commentators routinely disrespect black athletes

LeBron James recently let it be known that he has lost all respect for Phil…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bayou Classic Business

Bayou Classic: Holiday Tradition Combining Business with Pleasure

"...it’s been more than a game, it’s been a way of life."

The Bayou Classic is the powerhouse of HBCU Classics. It is much more than just…

By Preston Charles

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Mike Adams

NFL Player Mike Adams Shares How Yoga Improved His Life

The Indianapolis Colts safety opens up about his daily yoga practices

Mike Adams, a safety for the Indianapolis Colts, attributes his successful career to both a…

By Yvelette Stines

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Olympic

Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Hurdles All Obstacles

Olympic medalist Nia Ali talks overcoming hurdles, competing on the biggest stage, and advice for young women of color

Blackenterprise.com had the opportunity to talk with 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali about her…

By Daron Pressley

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golf

Black Girls Golf Founder Tiffany Fitzgerald Talks What the Game Can Do for You

How this game can be your career game changer

Find out why Black Girls Golf founder Tiffany Fitzgerald deems in necessary for African American…

By Safon Floyd

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Kerry Chandler

A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler

She dropped jewels at the Nation’s Football Classic “Diversity in Sports Forum"

Check out what jewels Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour,Kerry D. Chandler, dropped at the…

By Black Enterprise

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Miles Chamley-Watson

TSL Olympic Blitz: Miles Chamley-Watson, Fencing’s Soul Provider

Read about how the athlete sliced onto the scene and started shredding competition

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
Before Rio, we sat down with the…

By Black Enterprise

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Carmelita Jeter

TSL Sports Talk 8/11/16- Carmelita Jeter and LaTroy Hawkins

Olympics, baseball, and a tribute to John Saunders

Folks, we have a special show for you today.
First, we speak with former MLB pitcher,…

By Black Enterprise

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Shakur Stevenson

TSL Olympic Blitz- Shakur Stevenson

Newark's own is on the road to riches and golden things

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
You know the expression, “You’ve seen the…

By Black Enterprise

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Simone Manuel

Simone Manuel First African American Female Swimmer To Win Olympic Gold For Team USA

Olympian ties for gold medal, setting a record at 52.70 in the 100-meter freestyle

Simone Manuel became the first African American female swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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muslim

African American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Changes Misconceptions About Muslim-Americans

First U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympics in a hijab speaks up for the voiceless

A five-time Senior World team medalist and 2014 Senior World Team Champion, Ibtihaj Muhammad made…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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US Olympians

Why Are the U.S. Olympians Covered in Giant Welts?

Cupping is an alternative healing method Olympians are swearing by

Cupping is an alternative healing method that Olympians, such as Michael Phleps, are swearing by

By Hailey Wallace

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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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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Muhammad Ali

TSL Sports Talk- The Muhammad Ali Tribute

We bring together two great, veteran boxing journalists to discuss the legacy of The Champ

Friday night we lost a legendary figure, one who will never be replaced. Muhammad Ali…

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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