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The Black Men XCEL Summit Ultimate Recap: All The Highlights!

The Black Men XCEL Summit has officially kicked off! Here is where you can get…

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6 Black Trailblazers Changing the Miami Tech Landscape With Power Moves

These tech leaders are as hot as the Miami weather

Thanks to a trailblazing group of black entrepreneurs, Miami can add technology and innovation to…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Unexpected Activity That Should Be On Your Miami Itinerary

African American travel destination musts

Miami, Florida is an art lover’s playground where you can you can explore the diverse…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ericka Dunlap

How This Former Miss America Winner Changed Diversity and Inclusion

Ericka Dunlap first made history when she won Miss Florida 2003, followed by being crowned Miss America 2004. Now the CEO of her own diversity consulting firm, Dunlap discusses her pageant days, and shares her thoughts on the current state of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Ericka Dunlap to learn more about her experience as Miss America…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Lulu Orange Tyson

Florida’s Lulu Orange Tyson Captures the Mrs. Corporate America Crown

Five facts about 2017's Mrs. Corporate America, Lulu Orange Tyson

Lulu Orange Tyson isn’t just in it for the crown, sash, and glamorous prizes. Here…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Black History Month: The Son of a Slave Who Ran for President

George Edwin Taylor was the first African American to be nominated to run for president

Learn more about George Edwin Taylor, the first African American to be nominated to run…

By Selena Hill

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[WATCH] 5 Perfect Places for a Weekend Getaway

Check out these great alternatives to long vacations

No time for a long vacation? Check out a few great ideas for a weekend…

By Kandia Johnson

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New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

By Robin White Goode

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Disney Dreamers Academy

High School Students Nationwide Chosen For 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy

100 Dreamers selected from thousands of applicants

The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take an all-expense-paid trip to Walt…

By Robin White Goode

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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Beyond South Beach: 5 Off-the-Beaten-Path Hot Spots in Miami

Venture off the strip for a taste of the real Miami.

You’ve enjoyed Cuban cuisine at the flurry of outdoor restaurants tightly packed along the strip,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Disney Dreamers Academy Application Deadline Draws Near

Oct. 30 is the last day students can apply

The deadline for Disney Dreamers Academy, a unique mentoring and educational program that helps teens…

By Robin White Goode

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A Grand Stay: Review of The Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach

Here is a review of The Shelborne Wyndham at Grand South Beach.

By Aniesia Williams

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How Failing Schools Are Made

Five once-average schools remade into the worst in Florida

Pinellas County in Florida is the most concentrated site of academic failure in the state.…

By Robin White Goode

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[WATCH] Debate About School Choice in Florida Erupts on NewsOneNow

NAACP supports lawsuit to block program that helps minorities

On NewsOneNow, debate erupts as panelists on the show and the host decry the NAACP’s…

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Ready for Spring Break? Check out the Top Four Destinations for Fun and Relaxation

Spring break destinations for families and young adults

With spring break right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to decide if you’ll…

By Kandia Johnson

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FAMU College of Law Surpasses the State’s Average Bar Exam Pass Rate

University also sees an increase in law school applicants

Florida A&M College of Law has exceeded the state of Florida in the number of…

By Courtney Connley

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Jordan Davis Assailant, Michael Dunn, Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

The 47-year-old Floridian cited 'Stand Your Ground' but was found responsible.

47-year-old Michael Dunn has been found guilty of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis and will face…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Disney’s International Food & Wine Festival Returns for 19th Year

The 53-day festival kicks off this Friday at Disney’s Epcot theme park

The 53-day Disney Food and Wine Festival kicks off today, Sept. 19, at Disney’s Epcot…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Florida School District Becomes First in Nation to Opt Out of State Testing

School district may lose state and federal funding

Lee County School Board in Florida becomes the first school district in the nation to…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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