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On Saturday, November 4, Project 500TM, a public-private partnership that supports underserved businesses in Washington, D.C., graduated its inaugural Ascend 2020 DC Cohort as part of a six-city initiative to help more minority businesses gain access to funding. Professor Melissa L. Bradley of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, who leads Project 500, and this year's graduates of the program. (Image:  Project 500TM)

D.C. Investor Launches Project 500 to Help Entrepreneurs Scale their Companies

Project 500, a business-development program, is helping D.C. businesses scale their revenue, staff, and investment…

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Shelly Bell (Image: Black Girl Vision)

5 Women of Color Making D.C. The Next Impact Tech Hub

'Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful changemakers.'

“Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful…

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $10 Million to Expand Black Businesses and Growth in D.C.

Sparking economic growth and combating gentrification part of commitment

Banking giant JP Morgan Chase aims to lessen the economic disparity dilemma by investing $10…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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5 Facts You Should Know about the Women’s March on Washington

March organizers are using this opportunity to educate and empower women to take both social and political change in their own hands

March organizers are using this opportunity to to educate and empower women to take both…

By Kali Wilder

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Ben Williams, principal of all-male high school in Washington, D.C.

Principal to Lead D.C.’s First All-Male Public High School

Ben Williams will helm the yet unnamed school and help groom generations of young black men

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson tapped Williams to be the principal of the city’s…

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NFL Hall of Famer Darrell Green

NFL Hall of Famer, Darrell Green, Hosts 26th Annual Christmas Event

Football star gives back this and every holiday season

“We are all in it together, supporting one another,” says Green. “The energy and the…

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[Political Snapshot] Clyde Williams Hopes to Fill Charles Rangel’s Shoes

Williams has officially entered the race to succeed Rangel in New York’s 13th Congressional district

With the looming retirement of long-time Harlem Congressman, Charlie Rangel, quickly approaching, several candidates have…

By Hailey Wallace

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Michelle Obama Calls on Top Female Executives to Support Girls Education

FLOTUS makes it clear that advancing girls education is a life-long commitment of hers

First Lady Michelle Obama urges top female executives to support girls education at Fortune’s Most…

By Courtney Connley

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Congress: Washington Needs to ‘Get With the Program’ and Hire More Minority Asset Managers

New working group to address inclusion in federal retirement plans

Some high profile members of Congress are joining forces to make sure that minority and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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City Eats: Discovering Best Dishes in the Nation’s Capital

Five great picks to visit the next time you're in the District

As a midway point between New England and the Mason Dixon line, Washington D.C. is…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Closing of DC Nightspot Raises Questions of Police Policy.

A popular Hip-Hop bar in Washington D.C. is possibly closing after a shooting.

Have you ever been to this buzzing D.C. night spot?

By C. Daniel Baker

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D.C. Students Being Paid To Attend Summer School

Do you agree with this program paying students?

Do you agree with this program paying students?

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WATCH: On the Front Lines of Occupy Wall Street

BlackEnterprise.com went to Manhattan’s Financial District to investigate the recent protests

BlackEnterprise.com ventured to Manhattan’s Financial District to speak to Wall Street occupiers, labor union members,…

By Janel Martinez

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‘The Other City:’ AIDS in D.C.

Documentary shines a light on epidemic in the nation's Capitol

“The Other City,” a new documentary that tackles issues of homelessness, drug addiction, access to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How To

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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