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The Source’s Interview with a Black Enterprise Editor about Being a Millennial Digital Journalist

Selena Hill is the walking definition of today’s journalist. She is an African-American woman, millennial,…

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‘Hamilton’s’ Miranda, Music, and Mobile Equals Business Marketing Magic

Marketers can take a cue from Broadway in time for a new mass market

Brands can take cues from creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and boost marketing strategies with music and…

By L Michelle Smith

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Why We Need to Connect College and Career

New report from the Georgetown Center calls for greater transparency so students can choose knowledgeably

Having ready access to this data could significantly help all students, but especially African Americans…

By Robin White Goode

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A Checklist to Optimize and Manage Your Professional Online Presence

Remember: your social media activity creates your online brand

Your online presence is just as important as your résumé. If you’re ready to attract…

By Kandia Johnson

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Millennial Savings Trends: Coupon-Saving No Longer a Granny’s Game

Report finds that young professionals making competitive salaries still love a good bargain

Coupon cutting used to be a thing of stay-at-home-moms’ past or your granny’s favorite hobby…

By Janell Hazelwood

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financial abuse

New Survey: Millennials Are Likely Targets for Financial Abuse or Infidelity

Research shows that most millennials have been the victim of financial abuse by a romantic partner

A hearty 60% of millennials proclaim that their significant other has concealed debt and taken…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Poll: The Millennial Palate Prefers Fast and Mobile Eats

This generation prefers a meal with a side of tech-infused convenience

When it comes to satisfying taste buds and dining, eateries like Five Guys, the Cheesecake…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Must-Read New Business Book for Millennials: ‘Focus in Action is Great Leadership’

A new book outlines what it takes for millennials to develop into powerful business leaders

Focus in Action is Great Leadership: 10 Tenets of Leadership & Professional Excellence” helps build…

By Preston Charles

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scams

9 Ways Millennials Can Protect Themselves From Scams

This generation is more at risk to lose money than any other age group of consumers

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When it comes to scams, millennials are a bulls-eye target for con artists.
In…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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iONE Digital Acquires Madame Noire, Bossip.com and Hip Hop Wired Websites

The acquisition solidifies the company as one of the largest players in the African American media space

 
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In a move that solidifies iONE Digital as one of the largest…

By Lisa Fraser

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These Mistakes Turned the Fyre Festival Into the Shea Moisture of Event Planning

If your goal is to plan a successful event for your small business, DO NOT emulate the actions of Fyre Festival's organizers

Remember that whole bit Dave Chappelle did about the validity of celebrity opinions in his…

By Samara Lynn

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School Loan Payments Got You Down?

The Employer Participation in Repayment Act may incentivize your employer to help

Millennials currently make up a third of the American workforce, and that number is quickly…

By Robin White Goode

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Survey: Millennials Are Surprisingly Traditional When it Comes To This

How do millennials approach real estate in the digital age?

Recognized as the most digital savvy generation in U.S. history, millennials are well known for…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

By Black Enterprise

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millipreneurs

Millennipreneurs Generate Serious Cash—but Peers Are Mostly Dreamers, Not Doers

Millennials think about and like the idea of starting their own businesses, however most struggle to find ways to effectively become their own bosses

The reality is that millennials think about starting business more than they actual go about…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Elaine Welteroth

5 Times Teen Vogue Women of Power Speaker Elaine Welteroth SLAYED Instagram

Because she represents real #LifeGoals for 20-something journalists like me

Elaine Welteroth is the personification of #LifeGoals for Millennials across the nation. Here are 5…

By Selena Hill

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Keeping Millennials Out of Debt

Stopping burdensome college student loan debt before you even get started

Students and graduates in the U.S. have a combined student loan debt of $1.3 trillion.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Millennial

Lessons I Have Learned From My Millennial Friends

Learn about how spending quality time with millennials can change your entire outlook on life, and even the way you do things

Every day I see magazine and news articles, social media posts, and commercials talking about…

By Cameka Smith

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multicultural millennials

Nielsen Study Reveals the Purchasing Power of Multicultural Millennials

Nielsen unlocks the purchasing power and influence of multicultural millennials

A new Nielsen study released Wednesday focuses on the purchasing power and influence of the…

By Selena Hill

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Baby Boomers

Tapping Into the Wisdom of Baby Boomers

Baby boomers and retirees have plenty of knowledge and wisdom to offer millennials and gen-Xers. In 2017, let's take advantage of it

Let’s put our age and other differences aside in order to tap into the valuable…

By Stephen L. Ball

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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