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#WednesdayWisdom: Embrace the Power of Ubuntu, Not Envy

As a startup or someone struggling with your small business, you may experience envy, where…

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You’re Not Ready for College Without Social and Emotional Skills

The need for self-discipline and forgiveness hasn't gone away---but how can they be measured?

Social and emotional skills may be the new buzzwords in education reform, but the need…


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4 Organizations Honoring the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Events and organizations are keeping the political icon's legacy alive.

It was Mandela who once said: It is in your hands to make a difference,…

By Kandia Johnson

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South African Tourism Launches Nelson Mandela-Inspired App

App re-creates global icon's journey for travelers

Today, South African Tourism launched the ‘Madiba’s Journey’ app, to make it easier for tourists…

By Kandia Johnson

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This Day In History: Nelson Mandela Released from Prison

Today marks the 25th anniversary of his release

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela‘s release from prison, a great day in…

By Cristie Leondis

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Reflecting on Selma: 8 Iconic Women Activists, Past and Present

These female powerhouses' work bettered humanity

In the height of “Selma” and honoring Dr. King, we are reminded of eight women…

By Essence Gant

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Exploring The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela in South Africa

His life and legacy is an integral part of any visit to his homeland

A little over a year following his death, the world still is grieving over the…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Cavaliers and Raptors Plan to Honor Nelson Mandela at Friday’s Game

The NBA teams are set to remember the leader on the anniversary of his death

The Cavaliers and Raptors are set to honor the one-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death…

By Jenisha Watts

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Five Black Celebrity Survivors and Their Stories

As the nation focuses on advocacy, check out leading men who continue the fight for a cure

September is recognized as the national month to raise awareness. Five black celebrities share their…


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International Day: World Remembers Nelson Mandela

Black Enterprise remembers global and national treasure on first International Day since his death

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE – JUNE 14: Former President Nelson Mandela of South Africa relaxes while on…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Nelson Mandela’s Will Details Released

The beneficiaries have been revealed

Nearly two months after his death, details of Nelson Mandela’s will have been released

By Sasha King

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How President Obama Will Achieve His ‘Year of Action’

Will he accomplish what he set out to do this year?

To realize his broader agenda, he urges Congress to work with his administration “on proven…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Nelson Mandela: A Global Hero Goes to Glory

Earl G. Graves, Sr., the Founder and Publisher of BlackEnterprise talks the legacy of Mandela

Nelson Mandela left this mortal plane on Dec. 5, 2013, 22 years almost to the…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The New Yorker’s Tribute to Nelson Mandela Is Pretty Fantastic

Image was released Thursday night via Twitter.

Image was released Thursday night via Twitter.

By Darren Sands

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Hero for the World: The Death of Nelson Mandela [Obituary]

Mandela was revered as the father of the "Rainbow Nation"

Obama said he was especially impressed by Mandela’s efforts to reconcile blacks and whites during…

By Cliff Hocker

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Global Icon Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Mandela had been battling various illnesses

A hero for the world

By C. Daniel Baker

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Spirit of South Africa

A political leader’s daughter and granddaughter toast to new opportunities in the wine industry

To South Africans, Nelson Mandela’s clan name, Madiba, identifies him in terms of his history…

By Sonia Alleyne

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How One Black Entrepreneur ‘Powers’ Obama’s Africa Strategy

President Obama's Africa strategy has moved forward as other countries invest more into the continent.

Power Africa was the centerpiece of Obama’s message: “Let’s do business.”

By Derek T. Dingle

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Nelson Mandela: Top 6 Boss Moves of A Global Icon

A snapshot of the South African president's exemplary leadership

As the global community sends support to South African President Nelson Mandela, take a look…

By Joshua Perrin

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Nelson Mandela: Media in Dispute Over Icon’s Condition

Officially, the South African icon remains hospitalized in critical condition

Spokesman for the South African presidency says journalists have been unethical and wrong in their…

By Aaron Morrison

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Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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