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Danielle Nicolet Talks Sexuality, Finding a Sense of Self, and Her New Sitcom ‘Born Again Virgin’

The star of the TV One comedy says the show reflects an African American women's reality

Danielle Nicolet talks sexuality, finding a sense of self, and her new sitcom Born Again…

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[VIDEO] 92-Year-Old Woman Receives Library Card After Being Denied 73 Years Ago

Pearl Thompson shares her story

Pearl Thompson, 92-Years-old, receives library card after being denied 73 years ago.

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Tidjane Thiam Named New CEO of Credit Suisse

Thiam's new appointment follows the departure of Brady W. Dougan

Former Prudential PLC Groud Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has been named new CEO of Credit…

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On the Move: EmblemHealth and UC-Riverside Add New Leaders to Their Roster

EmblemHealth names new VP of Human Resources and UC Riverside names new athletics director

EmblemHealth names Douglas Parks VP of Human Resources Strategy Transformation and UC Riverside names Tamica…

By Courtney Connley

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John Deere Adds Two New Members to Board of Directors

Executives Dmitri L. Stockton and Sheila G. Talto join the team

John Deere adds executives Dmitri L. Stockton and Sheila G. Talto to its Board of…

By Courtney Connley

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Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard Speaks To College Grads On Coping With Student Loans

Here are five smart ways new grads can reduce the burden of student loan debt

Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard shares five smart ways that new college grads can reduce the…

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[LIVE STREAMING] Get Updates from the 2015 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Attendees prepare for three days of networking, learning and inspiration

Nation’s leading black entrepreneurs and executives gather in Atlanta for Black Enterprise’s 20th Annual Entrepreneurs…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Unemployment Rate Hits Seven Year Low

African American employment shows signs of slow improvement

Black unemployment rate falls below 10 percent for the first time since 2008.

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Zola Mashariki Joins BET as Head of Original Programming

Mashariki will work alongside Stephen Hill to bring new programming to the network

BET Networks names Zola Mashariki EVP of original programming, where she will work alongside Stephen…

By Courtney Connley

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Our World With Black Enterprise Goes Behind the Careers of the Auto Industry’s Leading CEOs

Viewers also get insight on the hottest cars driving off the manufacturing lines this year

Our World with Black Enterprise sits down with some of the leading executives in today’s…

By Courtney Connley

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Cool Jobs: Executive Julius Erving, Jr. Talks Expanding His Portfolio Beyond Music

Erving talks music, tech investments and new school supply line

Music executive J. Erving talks expanding his business portfolio.

By Courtney Connley

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Our World with Black Enterprise Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Nation’s Two Largest Auto Shows

Hosts Paul C. Brunson and Patricia Cesaire talk to the leaders of today's auto industry

Our World takes us behind the scenes of the North American International Auto Show and…

By Courtney Connley

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How to Address Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Tips for creating a more welcoming work environment for all employees

A new report from the Professional Diversity Network offers tips for addressing unconscious bias in…

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Carnival Corporation and Advertising Agency Walton Isaacson Announce New Executives

Marie McKenzie gets promoted at Carnival and Kirsten Atkinson joins Walton Isaacson

Carnival Corporation and advertising agency Walton Isaacson announce new executive appointments

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Mitzi Miller Joins Rainforest Entertainment and CBS Promotes Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i

Rainforest Entertainment and CBS announce new executive appointments

Award-winning journalist Mitzi Miller joins Rainforest Entertainment, while Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i gets promoted at CBS Entertainment

By Courtney Connley

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6 Women of Power Quotes that Will Inspire You to Elevate Your Career

Motivating quotes from Women of Power speakers and honorees

Six inspiring quotes from Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of Power Summit

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Cool Jobs: Grammy Nominated Producer Talks Navigating His Way Through the Music Industry

Kelvin Wooten dishes on his experience working alongside some of the biggest names in music

Grammy nominated producer talks working with some of the biggest names in the music industry

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Cool Jobs: Agency for Artists CEO Talks Building a Respectable Brand in Entertainment

Businesswoman Heather Lowery offers tips on finding success in the entertainment industry

Boutique talent firm CEO, Heather Lowery, talks working her way from the bottom up in…

By Courtney Connley

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14 Most Talked About Career Moves of 2014

The top boss moves that made headline news

With 2014 coming to a close, we’ve rounded up a list of the most talked…

By Courtney Connley

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PepsiCo Foundation Announces Partnership with the Executive Leadership Council

New partnership will help increase the number of black executives on boards

PepsiCo enters three year partnership with Executive Leadership Council to help increase the number of…

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On the Move: Voya Financial, Inc. Names Angela Harrell Head of Voya Foundation

Harrell responsible for overseeing aspects related to Voya Financial's charity branch

Voya Financial announces Angela Harrell as the head of Voya Foundation and the Office of…

By Courtney Connley

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9 Black Executives Who Attended HBCUs

Proud HBCU business leaders you should know

With the lack of recognition for HBCUs contributions to the workforce, we rounded up some…

By Courtney Connley

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As the world turns its attention to the 2012 London Olympic Games, take a look at male power players in the UK's capital, dominating in the arts, business, education and media. ---Octavia Goredema


Hip-Hop Artist, TINIE TEMPAH


Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, also known as award-winning rapper Tinie Tempah, hails from south-east London. His double-platinum debut Disc-Overytopped the UK charts, creating major international buzz.


Founder of the independent label Disturbing London, the rapper has toured with Rihanna and Usher, and performed  at Glastonbury with Snoop Dogg. He has won numerous honors including Best International Act at the BET Awards, multiple Brit Awards, and several MOBO Awards.

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London’s Top Black Men Of Power

These men hold the torch for being industry leaders

As the Olympics brings captivation to London, take a look at UK men who are…

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Don Thompson Named President, COO of McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp. has named Don Thompson president and chief operating officer of the company with…

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