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Get Your Digital Life Straight For the New Year

The best apps for efficiency, productivity, and sanity in the New Year

Overwhelmed by email? Have To-Do lists scattered between your phone and scribbled on scrap paper?…

By Samara Lynn

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While the end of a year is a great time to make plans and goals for the upcoming year, it is also the perfect time to reflect on events and accomplishments of the past year.

2015 was a remarkable year for us at Black Enterprise. We kicked off our first Tech ConneXt Summit in Silicon Valley, celebrated 10 years of empowering women with our annual Women of Power Summit, and marked 20 years of grooming entrepreneurs and businessmen and women with our annual Entrepreneurs Summit. We also partnered with the American Black Film Festival for their annual event in June, hosted the African American Festival in Baltimore, and had our annual Golf & Tennis Challenge in Florida.

But outside of 2015 being a great year for our events, our readers have helped us to be the leaders in delivering dynamic content pertaining to black business, careers, and wealth-building for African Americans. From Grant Hill purchasing the Atlanta Hawks to black farmers being shut out of the marijuana business to Gloria Steinem's declaration that black women invented the feminist movement, here are BlackEnterprise.com's top 20 stories of 2015.

Top 20 Black Enterprise Stories of 2015

Here are BlackEnterprise.com's top 20 stories of 2015

2015 was a remarkable year for us at Black Enterprise. We kicked off our first…

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Young Disruptors Launch SENNA: A Multiplatform Series For Hip-Hop and Urban Culture

Founders of SENNA talk changing the way viewers consume and share content

It’s no secret that hip-hop culture is making waves across industries. Several major brands, such…

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Black Enterprise Staffers Reveal Holiday Tech They Gave and Received

Some of the hottest tech items were under the tree this year

See what holiday tech gadgets and devices Black Enterprise staffers got or gave this year.

By Samara Lynn

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9 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

IT pros should consider obtaining additional skills

Recently, employment site Dice.com and CIO.com featured a list of the IT tech certifications that…

By Samara Lynn

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Ex-NFL Player Turned Actor and Tech CEO Talks Dollars Making Dollars

Thomas Q. Jones' life after football is inspired

“I think technology is the one thing that connects the world. Technology is the number…

By Mia N. Hall

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10 Great Tech Accessories for Travelers

Vacation is for unplugging, but these tech gadgets make great travel companions.

Ten ideal tech accessories for those traveling for business or pleasure.

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Multi-Culti Coalition Demands a Seat at the Table During Tech Diversity Forum

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses speak out at Sen. Harry Reid event

The CBC has been particularly focused on diversity in the tech industry. It launched the…

By Samara Lynn

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Former Twitter Engineer Blasts Company For Diversity and Inclusion Problem

The environment at the social media company led Leslie Miley to leave

One tech professional is now speaking out about his first-hand experience of being one of…

By Courtney Connley

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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With Tech, Work and Leisure Are Both 24/7 Activities

Technology offers great tools for work and play, but the two can get blurred with our always-connected devices.

In a survey conducted by ThinkingPhones, 60% respond to work-related emails outside of their standard…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet the Creators of the weCliq Social App

Brown University alums Robert Gillett and Marc Howland, and Harvard grad Adam Demuyakor, create new social app

weCliq is a new and innovative networking app that enables users to connect and meet…

By Brittany Dandy

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Founder of ‘Black Tech Mecca’ Talks Transforming Chicago Technology Scene

Founder Fabian Elliott talks connecting and inspiring the black tech community

“With hard work and a bit of luck, I became the first person from my…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

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Connected Technology Expands Into Home, Workplace

Gadgets and devices that communicate with each other are changing the way we live and work

A virtual reality viewer that works with a smartphone and motion-tracking gloves that let workers…

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Soldsie Kicks Social Selling Up Another Notch With New Platform for Instagram

Have2Have.It increases clicks, traffic, conversions, and ROI’s for eCommerce companies

Have2Have.It shortens the path from Instagram to a brand’s website making it easier for people…

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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…

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Tips for Productivity Learned at Google

Former employee shares four tools to help entrepreneurs be more efficient

Check out four tips to boost your business productivity derived from Google practices.

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

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5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

Just what you need to get out and network this autumn

We’ve got five amazing events happening this fall that women won’t want to miss.

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