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Ash Cash

Wealth Coach Ash Cash Says the Law of Attraction Is Just a Piece of the Puzzle to Success [Video]

Wealth coach and financial literacy guru Ash Cash shared some of the principles from his…

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Don’t Bite the Hand that Fed You: 3 Ways to Avoid the Shea Moisture Mistake

Black business owners can avoid Shea Moisture's missteps with these tips from Black Enterprise's own in-house marketing rock star

Shea Moisture has recently joined the ranks of Pepsi and United Airlines—companies who ruffled more…

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Shea Moisture’s Painful Lesson in Marketing While Black

Shea Moisture's pain can provide an example to other black entrepreneurs

It all started late Monday afternoon. “Shea Moisture” was trending on Twitter. Typically, haircare products…

By Samara Lynn

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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Adjaye

African American Museum Architect Adjaye’s New Tech Masterpiece

Now partnering to create a new tech product, 2017 is turning into a banner year for Adjaye

Adjaye’s unique design coupled with Master & Dynamic’s technology produces a number of acoustic benefits.…

By Samara Lynn

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Farewell

5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago

During Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving office, he shared great advice that applies to us all

Obama also shared great career advice with the students that applies to us all, no…

By Selena Hill

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Malaria

New Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi

Next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin distributing the world's first Malaria vaccine

In wake of World Malaria Day on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that…

By Selena Hill

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innovation

Can Democrats Stay Angry — and Get Smart About Capitalizing on Trump’s Innovation Gap?

Democrats need to shout about Obama's innovation leadership

At the core of President Obama’s vision was affordable higher education that emphasized STEM fields,…

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Maternity Leave

Women Are Crowdfunding Their Maternity Leave in Droves

Technology comes into play where policy fails

New parents are using sites such as Plumfund to fund both maternity leave as well…

By Samara Lynn

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Time 100

The 20 Black Honorees Featured on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

These influencers have reshaped the way we see the world

The 2017 “Time 100” list of the world’s most influential people includes a colorful array…

By Selena Hill

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cancer

Xavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer

Could this be a cure for cancer?

Last month Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students…

By Robin White Goode

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Universal Basic Income

What Is Universal Basic Income, and Can It Help Black America?

If you didn't have to worry about money, what could you accomplish?

Universal Basic Income is the idea that the gov should provide all people a sufficient…

By Samara Lynn

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bill

New Bill Aims to Boost Diversity and Black Broadcast Station Ownership

G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is sponsoring the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017, which could increase ownership prospects for minorities and women in the broadcasting industry, should it become a law.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield is pushing for a bill that could increase the number of African…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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free stuff

15 Places to Get FREE Food and More on Tax Day

Take advantage of these Tax Day deals and giveaways!

Many people hate the idea of paying taxes, but there’s at least one good thing…

By Selena Hill

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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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museum

African American Museum Founder to be Honored

A recognition for launching the groundbreaking museum

The founder of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Lonnie…

By Samara Lynn

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bill

New Bill Could Double the Number of Investors for Startups

Find out about the potential impact of this bill on small businesses and startups, should it become a law

“This bill will mean that businesses that have traditionally struggled to secure capital will have…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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uber

Opinion: It’s Probably Legal, but Not Too Cool What Uber Did to This Black, Single Mother

Not the most scandalous thing to come out of Uber, rather, an exercise in poor taste

I couldn’t believe Uber would disclose one of its driver’s financial information just like that.…

By Samara Lynn

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Karen Civil

Karen Civil Opens STEM Focused Computer Lab in Haiti

Social media maven and philanthropist makes annual pilgrimage to Haiti to give back

Media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil opened her Live Civil STEM-focused Computer Lab at the…

By Daron Pressley

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How To

change

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

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

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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