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Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams of Jopwell

Jopwell Using Tech To Drive Workforce Diversity

Featured at 2015 Entrepreneurs Summit, startup helps companies recruit top minority candidates

Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams of Jopwell built a tech-based recruiting platform that links companies…

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5 Follow-Worthy Female Bloggers Featured at Blogger Week 2015

Meet these reputable women of color, working hard on and offline

Here are five follow worthy bloggers, publicist, journalists and overall “power women” featured at this…

By Brittany Dandy

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Glam University founder Sabrina Peterson

From Prison to Tech Entrepreneur: Sabrina Peterson Talks Newest Venture, Glam U Apps

Sabrina Peterson, founder of Glam University and Girl Power Sleep Over, is changing the face…

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Tech-Focused Ideas Drive Mario Armstrong’s #More4Bmore Initiative to Help Baltimore

The technologist's hashtag campaign seeks to change chatter into action after city's unrest

Mario Armstrong’s #More4Bmore campaign seeks techies’ help.

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Millennials Eyeing Millions: How to Sell Your Web Platform … Again and Again

Entrepreneur talks how he builds revenue and what niches are big money makers

Millennial entrepreneur details how to successfully sell Web properties and his venture to provide a…

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Tidal Wave: Jay Z Defends Music Service in Twitter Rant

The rap mogul blocked attacks of and asked for the public to be patient with its performance

Jay Z defends Tidal in Twitter rant, as the rap mogul blocked attacks of and…

By Joel Lyons

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Social Media, Tech Play Role in Baltimore Riots and Recovery

Helped to document the unrest and spurr a community cleanup

Social media and tech used during Baltimore riots and cleanups.

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10 Black YouTube Stars Who Made it Big

As the video website turns 10, get to know some of the viral sensations getting the most clicks

YouTube is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, and in honor, here is a look at ten…

By Joel Lyons

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Entrepreneur Mines Memes for Millions

Tanisha Robinson, co-founder of Print Syndicate, mines trendy memes for money and social change

Trendsetting memes are worth million to this female flourishing entrepreneur Tanisha Robinson.

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Jay Z’s Tidal Music Streaming App Drops Out of iTunes’ Top 700

Meanwhile, rivals Pandora and Spotify are in top four of revenue-generating apps

Jay Z’s Tidal streaming app drops out of iTunes’ top 700.

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Homeland Security to Open Silicon Valley Office

Secretary Jeh Johnson makes announcement at cybersecurity conference

The Department of Homeland Security will open a satellite office in Silicon Valley.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘StarTalk’ Blends Science With Late-Night TV

Astrophysicist's new show premieres tonight on National Geographic Channel

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new TV show StarTalk will debut on the National Geographic Channel on…

By Joel Lyons

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Jay Z Calls Tidal Users, Thanks Them for Listening

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service.

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One Woman Reflects on Why ‘I Chose to Become an Ex-Black Woman in STEM’

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career

Jenn M. Jackson says discrimination derailed her STEM career and that she has no regrets…

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Snoop Dogg Invests in ‘Uber for Pot’ Delivery App

The rapper has invested an undisclosed amount in marijuana-delivery app Eaze

Snoop Gogg invests in marijuana delivery app.

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Girl Code: Teen Girls in Ghana Learn Coding at a Local Mosque

Girls in a slum community are empowered through tech

A tech entrepreneur teaches weekly courses on coding and tech to teen girls in Ghana.

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Small Business Awards Hall of Fame: 5 Winning Business Principles from Billionaire Techpreneur

How HopStop Chinedu Echeruo sold his company and made $1 billion

The techpreneur set out to bring products to market that solve problems and make a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entrepreneurs Summit All-Stars: Amos Winbush Talks Forging Multimillion-Dollar Empire in Tech

2010’s Innovator of the Year is driven by a dream to bring STEM to all

Black Enterprise’s 2010’s Innovator of the Year was a self-made millionaire before 30. He’s driven…

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Diishan Imira, Mayvenn Inc.

How One Entrepreneur Raised $3 Million in Venture Capital Funding by Selling Hair Extensions

Mayvenn, Inc. CEO talks introducing the black hair market to Silicon Valley

Young entrepreneur talks merging the markets of Silicon Valley with the black hair industry

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Lead or Lose Series Helps Bridge Gap Between Leadership and Behavior Healthcare Professionals

Rod Brown of OnceLogix L.L.C details business success in fulfilling a niche need

COO and co-founder of OnceLogix, Rod Brown hosts Lead or Lose series to help healthcare…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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