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NFL Veteran and Businessman Jonathan Scott Brings Awareness to Psoriasis

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with the National Psoriasis Foundation

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with…

By Daron Pressley

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Tavis Smiley Signs Multiyear Development and Production Deal with Warner Bros. Television Group

New deal will bring two new, scripted television series to the network

Award-winning author, broadcaster and producer Tavis Smiley inks multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Television Group…

By Courtney Connley

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6 Tried and True Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Your marketing strategy drives your company's success

Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to livestream video right from your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Pharrell is one of the featured performers on A Very Grammy Christmas

Pharrell Williams Named Artist-in-Residence at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Award-winning artist to inspire NYU's next generation of musical greats

During the in-depth discussion and Q&A event, Williams will talk about his legacy within the…

By Courtney Connley

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Restaurateur Brad Johnson’s Recipe For Success

The second-generation restaurant owner has opened foodie hot spots from coast to coast

Brad Johnson has come a long way since his teenage days working as a busboy…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Former NFL Pro Joins moblHR Team

Gregory "J.R." Tolver Jr. joins cloud-based finance and business services company

Former NFL wide receiver, Gregory “J.R.” Tolver Jr., will join the sales-expert team of cloud-based…

By Samara Lynn

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Part 1: Star Jones Talks Money, Careers, and Capitalizing on Diversity

Climbing the corporate ladder to be an agent of change

Inclusion is simply good for business. Your consumer base is going to be black, Asian,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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4 Motivational Takeaways From Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley

The renowned motivational speaker offers words of encouragement to businessmen and women

Before making that miraculous move, he asked himself four questions: What’s the best that could…

By Marquita Miller

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Entrepreneur Creates Online Community That Celebrates African Women

Louisa Kinoshi builds an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts

Beauty and tech entrepreneur Louisa Kinoshi built an e-commerce platform and online community for African…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tech Founder Creates Online Platform That Sends Customized Care Packages to Seniors

Mary Farrow founded Gramsly, an online platform that curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older

Gramsly, an online platform, curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older.

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Laurie Underwood Talks How to Make it on Reality TV

Fashion designer launches her clothing line and plans to grow her business

After seven years of carefully designing her own line, Laurie strives to take her brand…

By Chanel Martin

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headshot of Gwen Jimmere, founder of Naturalicious

Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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Dwyane Wade Talks Brand Innovation and Product Development

NBA star turns entrepreneur with new product that enhances athletic performance

Pioneering a new product category dubbed AthleteCare, MISSION uses science and real life insight from…

By Roz A Gee

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Vincent Lee Builds Successful Carpet Cleaning Business From the Ground Floor

Entrepreneur talks persistence, patience and growing a profitable business

Vincent Lee, founder and CEO of I-V-LEE Carpet Cleaning, is a prime example of someone…

By Roz A Gee

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

By Roz A Gee

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(Part 2) Entrepreneurs: How to Systemize Your Business

Polish your brand and save time with these business tech tools

Success, as an entrepreneur and business owner, hinges on your ability to maximize your efficiency…

By Kenny Pugh

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Chrisette Michele Launches Clothing Line ‘Rich Hipster Belle’

Songstress wants girls to embrace their curves and 'glamourosity'

The collection includes a variety of looks, specifically designed to fit and flatter shapely women.

By Brittany Dandy

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

By Chanel Martin

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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