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Pence

Pence Pick Proves Trump Doesn’t Want Presidency

Does Trump really want to win the presidential election? His VP pick proves otherwise

As the Republican Convention commences in Cleveland this week, I’m convinced, now more than ever,…

By Corey Ealons

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Sharing economy

4 Ways Your Business Should Be Taking Part in the Sharing Economy And It’s Not

Here's how small businesses can implement basic strategies for success that are also used by booming "shared economy" entrepreneurs

If you’ve ever gotten a ride from Uber or Lyft, rented a vacation home through…

By Black Enterprise

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New ‘Gig Economy’ Embraces Workers Young and Old

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed workers

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed…

By Gary Rawlins

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Job Seeking Interview Unemployment

What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

By Courtney Connley

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BE_Job Seeking

U.S. Job Market Ends 2015 With a Bang, Adding 292,000 Jobs in December

Unemployment rate remains unchanged at 5%

U.S. job market ends on a bang in 2015, adding 292,000 jobs to the economy.

By Courtney Connley

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Report: Auto Industry Sees Record Sales

Experts attribute low gas prices and Black Friday as key drivers

November auto sales hit record numbers. New-car sales last month benefited from Black Friday deals,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Federal Reserve Votes ‘No” on Raising Interest Rates

Central bankers point to global economic slowdown

“Tightening before the economy has reached genuine full-employment is not just a mistake, it’s a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Study: Low-Income Black Women Ignored After Hurricane Katrina

Residents of housing projects say redevelopment disregarded their needs

Research also indicated that the women were forced to move into expensive housing, and some…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ecuador is the World’s First Country with a Public Digital Cash System

Government is pushing for paperless currency in an effort to aid the troubled cash economy

Ecuador is the world’s first country with a public digital cash system, adopted to help…

By Brittany Dandy

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[STUDY] Blacks are Increasingly Optimistic and Confident About Money

Prudential study finds growing financial savvy and affluence among African Americans

Through its research, however, Prudential turns the spotlight on the often overlooked fact that the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Make America Native Again

GOP Debate: Black Celebrities, Political Pundits, Activists, and More Sound Off on the Victor

Donald Trump dominates with shocking responses as candidates address the issues

Check out insights, updates and reactions from the Republican Party candidates’ presidential debate, which aired…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Industry Leaders Talk Diversity in Film, at 2nd Hollywood Creative Forum East

ABFF and Walter Katiz Foundation bring filmmakers and directors together

Filmmakers, directors, screen writers, content creators and producers of color all gathered at the 2nd…

By Cristie Leondis

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BE_Job Seeking

Economy Shows Signs of Improvement With 280,000 Jobs Added in May

May marks strongest month so far for job growth in 2015

Latest report reveals 280,000 jobs were added to the economy in May

By Courtney Connley

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Open-for-business

Entrepreneurship Is Becoming Viable Option Only For The Wealthy

New data reveals 1 million missing entrepreneurs due to dwindling middle class

Research shows that the majority of American entrepreneurs no longer come from middle-class families.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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4 Things Every College Grad Should Know About Student Loan Repayment

NFCC offers low- or no-cost debt repayment advice to recent grads

These 4 tips from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling help college grads get ahead…

By Black Enterprise

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millennials

Tech Consumption Changes Expected As Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers

The age group could help boost Apple's bottom line as well as the on-demand economy

Earlier this year, population projections said millennials would outnumber baby boomers in 2015.

By Joel Lyons

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On-Demand Apps on Track to Break Investment Records

The industry is quickly approaching $4 billion in the first half of 2015

According to CNET, a report from data analyst firm CB Insights found venture funding for…

By Joel Lyons

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President Obama Visits Jamaica

He’s the first POTUS to visit the country in three decades

President Obama is currently visiting Jamiaca, as the first President of the U.S. to visit…

By Cristie Leondis

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Cheated Out of an Education

One view of the scandal in Atlanta

Why Kevin Chavous thinks the educators in Atlanta cheated; why time on task, teacher accountability,…

By Robin White Goode

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