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NBA Star LeBron James To Endorse African American Female Entrepreneur

Yolanda's Construction beat outs the competition in CNBC's Cleveland Hustles #PitchLeBronContest

An African American woman-owned business, Yolanda’s Construction Administration & Traffic Control, has won over NBA…

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Tyra Banks Joins ‘Funded’: A New Reality Show Awarding $1 Million to Entrepreneurs

Similar to ABC's popular reality show "Shark Tank," startups and their mentors will face off to get venture capital

ABC’s widely popular series Shark Tank draws more than 7 million viewers weekly. Now NBC…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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WE tv’s Maja Sly Talks Ups and Downs of Reality TV

'Cutting It in the ATL' star gets real about reality TV and other entrepreneurial endeavors

Find out with entrepreneur and star of WE tv’s Cutting It In ATL, Maja Sly,…

By Safon Floyd

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Bravo TV’s ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Star, Robyn Dixon, Discusses Her First Season as a Housewife

Never one to give up or sit still, Dixon launched her career as a publicist and event manager at TAA PR in Washington, D.C.

With the huge success of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Potomac, starring Robyn, and her…

By Chanel Martin

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Daisy Lewellyn, Author and ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star, Dies

Beauty expert and host succumbs to cancer at 36

Daisy Lewellyn, author, beauty expert and reality TV cast member of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,”…

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Steve Harvey and Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett Team Up For Business Competition Series

ABC orders 13 episodes of the seed-funding business competition series

Two of reality television’s biggest names are joining forces. Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black “Bachelor” May Finally Be Coming to ABC

ABC president Paul Lee says, "It's likely"

After airing for 14 years, the infamous The Bachelor franchise may finally be adding some…

By Cristie Leondis

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

By Daron Pressley

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Elise Wims Talks Taking a Career Break for New Reality Show

Apres Ski cast member took a risk to pursue her dream job

Not too many people would risk leaving their day jobs for a dream career in…

By Kandia Johnson

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As with Omarosa in Season 1 of The Apprentice, whether or not Trump is winning depends on what you believe is his (and the GOP's) objective. (Image: Getty)

The GOP Debates Are Reality TV, And Donald Trump is The Star

Misdirection: Look it up. You can get away with a lot when people think you're crazy. Trump is not crazy. And neither is the GOP.

From the #WhileYouWereSleeping files: The GOP debates/primary race are reality TV, with Donald Trump playing…

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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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Hollywood’s Best Will Pay You $5,000 To Help Find a Female “MacGyver”

White House supports effort to create programming highlighting women in STEM

A group of some of Hollywood’s top producers are partnering to announce a worldwide competition…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Women Entrepreneurs/SBIR Pioneers to Lead Live Virtual Event Hosted by USSOCOM

Oxygen Channel Seeks Black Female Inventors

New show to match investors with entrepreneurs to bring their products to market

Lisa Ascolese is a born inventor whose first idea came to her when she was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tameka Raymond Presents Multicity ‘Style Theory Tour’

VH1’s Celebrity Exes cast member to offer insider tips to industry professionals

Reality TV star and fashion stylist talks hosting tour for stylists, makeup artists, and fashion…

By Chanel Martin

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AKA Suspends VH1 ‘Sorority Sisters’ Cast Members

Reality stars April McRae and Rwanda "Joy" Hammond suspended from AKA until 2016

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has suspended two of its members who appear on VH1’s…

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Carmex, Ava DuVernay And Other Corporate Advertisers Bail On VH1’s ‘Sorority Sisters’

The VH1 show is highly controversial and outlandish

Monday night’s premiere of VH1’s new reality television show, Sorority Sisters, was so controversial that…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and More on Our World with Black Enterprise

Hosts Paul Brunson and Patricia Cesaire get insights from today's leading entrepreneurs

NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and more to appear on this weekend’s new episode of Our…

By Courtney Connley

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Civil Rights Group Says Bravo TV Profiting From Black Violence

Color of Change urging network to stop airing fights involving people of color

ColorofChange.org urging network to stop airing fights involving black people against one another.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Power Professional Ericka Pittman Presents ‘Dark Girls’ Book Launch in New York City

VIP dining event draws who's who in entertainment, media and business

On Nov. 5, Ericka Pittman, a vice president at Blue Flame Agency (a Sean Combs Enterprises…

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Bevy Smith Talks Switching Careers, Becoming CEO and Bravo’s ‘Fashion Queens’

Television host says she's finally living out her dreams

Bravo’s Fashion Queens co-host, Bevy Smith, talks switching careers and becoming her own CEO

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