Tag Archives: Women of Power

Sheila Coates on Being Your Own Brand

"Don't worry about what people are thinking. Give them what you want them to think."

Learn how to identify and affirm your personal brand at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

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5 Things to Consider When Securing a Mentor

Sometimes it all boils down to who you know and who knows you

In the spirit of mentorship month BlackEnterprise.com offers these few tips on securing the mentor…

By Safon Floyd

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Author of The Isis Papers, Dead at 80

Author, researcher, and psychiatrist was known for her research on racism

The Howard University graduate wrote essays and did extensive research on colorism, racism, and inequality,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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10 History-Making AKAs You Don’t Know But Should

Happy Founders Day, Alpha Kappa Alphas

Today, Alpha Kappa Alphas around the world are skee-weeing to the heavens as they celebrate…

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Women of Power] Fit Beyond Resolution

Keeping fitness goals far past the start of the year.

Making the resolution is the easy part—acting on it is an entirely different story. The…

By Safon Floyd

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

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Happy Founders Day: 10 Celebrity Power Women Who Belong to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

These women are industry leaders--from entertainment to education to business

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating its Founders Day today. The empowering women’s organization was…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Golden Globes: Taraji P. Henson, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx Highlight the Night

Fans in uproar after Sylvester Stallone forgets to thank 'Creed' star and director

Here are some major highlights of Sunday night’s Golden Globes, where African American Hollywood heavyweights…

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Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

Whether rising stars or seasoned professionals, these global power women will be watched in their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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BE_Candice Morgan

Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

By Courtney Connley

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Macy's fashion show, Women of Power Summit 2015

[Women of Power] Let Your Wardrobe Do the Talking

Macy's helps you find clothes for your body and style at the 2016 Women of Power Summit

We’ve all heard the saying ‘Dress for the position you want, not the one you…

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Reports: Janet Jackson Having Surgery to Remove Tumor on Vocal Cords

Family, supporters and fans send well wishes via social media

Actress and singer Janet Jackson will have throat surgery to treat a suspected cancerous growth.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Sprinkles Black Girl Magic on Cancer Research

Physicist was awarded $1.1 million grant to develop a groundbreaking treatment.

Strides are currently being made in cancer research thanks to the contributions of Dr. Hadiyah-Nichole…

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Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks’ Family Loses Legal Battle With Target

Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness

On Monday, Jan. 4, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals got to review the dismissal…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] USA Today Names Taraji P. Henson ‘Entertainer of the Year’

How this 'Empire' star has built an exemplary career in Hollywood

Taraji P. Hensen has made a major for herself in Hollywood and taken her modest…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Cicely Tyson Among Kennedy Center Honorees

Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans' stirring performances still viral on the Web

The Kennedy Center Honors, which recognizes achievements by Americans in the arts, recently honored leaders…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Women of Power] Embracing Your “Masks” and Using Them to Your Advantage

"The identities that we have are the masks that we wear. It’s about knowing which one to pull out when."

BlackEnterprise.com talked with Dr. Atira Charles about overcoming the apprehension in claiming the masks we…

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

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Soul Food That’s Good For the Body, Too

A candid interview on healthy soul food cooking and business habits, with authors and food activists Alice Randall and Caroline Randall-Williams.

Mother-daughter duo Alice Randall and Caroline Randall-Williams take the food industry by storm with their…

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