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Bill Gates

Nigerian Engineer Turns Down Job Offer from Bill Gates

But will work with the Gates Foundation to bring jobs to ‘more young Nigerians’

Maybe turning the job down is one thing, but actually telling Gates that you turned…

By Robin White Goode

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schools

A Powerful Conversation on Schools, Poverty, and Race

The Washington State Teacher of the Year sees teaching as a matter of life and death

I asked Nate why he’s so passionate about teaching. “It is a matter of life…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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marijuana business

The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

By Sirita Wright

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tech

5 Tech Leaders Who Are Not All That

Technology is wonderful. Sometimes, tech CEOs and leaders, are not.

“…many successful tech leaders get passes on obnoxiousness and sometimes are even rewarded for it…”

By Samara Lynn

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HBCUs Invest in Students and Get Results

Historically black colleges invest in students who soar

HBCUs are known for supporting academically underserved students and getting great results. Bill Gates writes…

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

By Robin White Goode

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Bill Gates meets with two HBCU presidents

Bill Gates writes of the innovative work at two historically black universities that is helping…

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Black Wealth: Richest 100 Americans Worth As Much As Total African American Population in U.S.

Scholar weighs in on income inequality between 1% and blacks

A new study finds the wealthiest 100 households on the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Bill Gates Speaks at Gates Foundation U.S. Education Learning Forum

The businessman and philanthropist reaffirmed his commitment to improving education in the U.S.

“I believe we are on the right track,” Gates said in prepared remarks at the…

By Robin White Goode

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More Technology Is Not the Answer

Will more computers and tablets make our schools better?

More technology is sometimes seen as an way to improve schools, but more tech does…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Board Diversity: Jesse Jackson’s Campaign to Bring Inclusion To Silicon Valley

Civil rights leader shares why this battle for black board representation is critical

Rainbow PUSH Coalition President Jesse Jackson is using shareholder activism to pressure Silicon Valley to…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneurial Myth or Real Talk- Is Entrepreneurship Best When Young?

What age group is really responsible for starting the most new businesses?

Entrepreneurship is a young man’s hustle. This is a notion that’s been held by many…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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2013 Dare to Dream Auction

Entrepreneurial Myth or Real Talk – To Become Entrepreneurial Giant, No Degree Required?

Majority of college dropouts struggle to find success as business owners, abandoning college rarely leads to economic prosperity

While there are prominent entrepreneurs who’ve succeeded as college dropouts, most entrepreneurs have a harder…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Startup Innovation ‘At Its Peak’ According to Bill Gates

Microsoft's founder shares his views on Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp.

The richest man in the world thinks Silicon Valley is going to shape the future…

By Patrick Austin

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Bill Gates is, Again, the Richest Person in the World

He's stepped down as Chairman at Microsoft, but will be helping new CEO Satya Nadella as his Technology Advisor

Microsoft stock rose and so did Gates’ bank account

By Patrick Austin

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Minority-Owned bcondoms ‘Welcomes Opportunity’ to Speak With Bill Gates

bcondoms lauds Gates Foundation announcement, expresses interest

bcondoms has been a proponent of condom usage from its infancy.

By Darren Sands

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Bill Gates Offers Entrepreneurs $100,000 to Develop a Better Condom

Bill Gates Offers Entrepreneurs $100,000 to Develop a Better Condom

Contest offers up to $1 Million in funding for new condom design

As part of their effort to stop global AIDS, Bill & Melinda Gates are offering…

By C. Daniel Baker

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BE and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Session 2: Developing School Models that Work

Community, corporate involvement needed to ensure success

What are the building blocks for effective schools?

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Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce

Black Enterprise, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation join forces to address public education

It is due to the critical assignment of repairing our schools that BLACK ENTERPRISE and…

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Decoded: The World Without Tiger Woods

How different would the world be if the golfing great never existed? Here's a few possible answers

New Forbes print campaign imagines The World Without… key celebrities ranging from Mark Zuckerberg to…

By Anslem Samuel

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