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[Watch] Oneika Raymond Shares Top 5 Places to Travel

Travel expert, Oneika Raymond shares top destinations for African American travelers

Travel expert Oneika Raymond shares top 5 travel destinations

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Janelle Monae is the Face of COVERGIRL’s Star Wars Collaboration

The galaxy superstar rocks the brands limited edition Resistance Pilot look

Galaxy superstar Janelle Monae rocks COVERGIRL’s limited edition Resistance Pilot look.

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[WATCH] Whitney White Turned Her YouTube Platform into a Booming Natural Hair Career

White talks black hair industry and how she remains authentic when making business deals

Whitney White talks turning her natural hair into a booming career on YouTube.

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Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

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Emmys Honors: Taraji P. Henson Hopes 2015 is the Year of the Black Female Actress

'Empire' actress nominated with Viola Davis of 'How to Get Away with Murder'

On becoming Emmys pioneer: ‘Empire’ star says: “Here we are in 2015, and we’re still…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Niya Brown-Matthews Reveals ‘The Boss In You’ Tips for Young Women

Two-time cancer survivor empowers women and young girls with strategies for boosting self-confidence, improving their lives, and finding success

Book empowers women and young girls with strategies for boosting self-confidence, improving their lives, and…

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‘Women Veterans ROCK’ Launch Civic Leadership Institute

Lecture series helps women veterans transitioning from military to civilian life

Lecture series helps women veterans transitioning from military to civilian life.

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President Obama Nominates Congresswoman Barbara Lee for UN General Assembly

Senior Democratic Whip seeks to "foster stronger ties, deeper bonds and a renewed commitment "

President Obama announced his nomination of Congresswoman Barbara Lee to serve as a Representative of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Join Women Veterans Interactive 4th Annual Extravaganza to Celebrate Military Service

Women Veterans Interactive is hosting its 4th Annual Extravaganza this Nov. 11-13, 2015

Women Veterans Interactive is hosting its 4th Annual Extravaganza this November 11-13, 2015 at the…

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7 Facts You Should Know About Venus Williams Off The Court Business Smarts

A look into the tennis superstar's power moves off the court

An inside look into the off-the-court business deals of tennis superstar Venus Williams.

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Weaves, ‘Designer’ Bags and … Sports: Alibaba Teams Up With Companies to Launch New Venture

Deal comes as NBCUniversal lands agreement with world's largest e-commerce source

Alibaba, a mega e-commerce site popularly known for vendors that sell hair extensions and other…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Prosecutor Kym Worthy Leads Charge to Complete Testing of 10,000 Rape Kits

'Toughest woman in Detroit' says there's still more work to be done

Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy has led the charge to complete testing on 10,000…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘The Dinner Table Doc’ Takes a Look at Multidimensional Woman of Color

Director Asha Boston spins the addictive concepts of reality TV into positive female camaraderie

Check out Asha Boston’s ‘Dinner Table Doc,’ as she spins the addictive concepts of reality…

By Brittany Dandy

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Williams’ Sister Love: The Life of Sibling Tennis Prodigies

"You can be enemies on the court, and you can be friends...off the court"

Serena beat out sister Venus and came out a 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 winner in a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Harlem Non-Profit Provides Women with Job Skills, Education, and Income

Bread Kitchen is striving to change the lives of immigrant women living in the U.S.

Check out how this non-profit is changing the lives of women, fighting to make a…

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‘The Limited’ Spotlights More than 60 Female Bosses in ‘The New Look of Leadership’ Campaign

Retail brands new campaign uses everyday women to embrace female empowerment

The Limited launches The New Look of Leadership campaign that spotlights more than 60 diverse…

By Courtney Connley

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

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Tech Entrepreneur Creates App to Help People Instantly Access Health Information

Female Tech Entrepreneur igniting innovation in Uganda with health information app

In January 2014, Brenda Katwesigye, a tech entrepreneur based in Uganda, built something only a…

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Fox News Anchor Suing Toy Maker for More Than $5 Million

Harris Faulkner says Hasbro used her likeness for hamster doll

Harris Faulkner is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy that shares…

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

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