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[Op-Ed] The Problem With the ‘Stump for Trump’ Girls

Two black-women-gone-viral are far from funny---they're dangerous

“Stump for Trump Girls,” are being touted as proof that Trump enjoys some semblance of…

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Breaking Barriers: U.S. Military Opens Up Combat Jobs to Women

Defense Secretary announces women will be able to participate in elite military forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces military will open up all combat jobs to women.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] How Yoga Can Reduce Holiday Strife

Calia Marshall shares quick tutorial for surviving Christmas stress

Calia Marshall, founder of Brown Sugar, shares video yoga tutorial to combat holiday stress.

By Kandia Johnson

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[RECAP] #BEBizChat with Gwen Jimmere

The 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest winner shared her story to aspiring entrepreneurs

Gwen Jimmere, CEO & Founder of Naturalicious, shared her story for entrepreneurs during Black Enterprise…

By Cristie Leondis

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[WATCH] Bernie Sanders’ Press Secretary Talks Black Lives Matter Movement and Advice to Young Voters

How Symone Sanders plans to move Sen. Sanders' campaign forward

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new press secretary, Symone Sanders, talks about her early start in politics,…

By Courtney Connley

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Siza Mzimela Becomes First Black Woman to Own an Airline

South African businesswoman launches Fly Blue Crane airline

South African businesswoman Siza Mzimela launches Fly Blue Crane, making her the first black woman…

By Courtney Connley

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President Obama Pledges $118 Million to Help Girls and Women of Color

Research institutions partnering with White House to address education and career development issues

Five-year funding initiative called Prosperity Together devotes funds to low-income women with more from the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Making Herstory: Ethiopian Airlines to Fly All-Women Operated Flight

The historic flight will take off on Nov. 19

Ethiopian Airlines to fly all-women operated flight on Nov. 19 in an effort to show…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Join the largest international celebration of businesswomen on November 19

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is the world’s largest celebration of women entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovators and job…

By Kandia Johnson

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Yahoo CEO Throws $70,000 ‘Wizard of Oz’ Party, Abandons Shonda Rhimes Deal

Marissa Mayer's holiday company photo shoot raises eyebrows

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo stirs up further criticism.

By Samara Lynn

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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: Stay Open to the Unknown, You Might Be Surprised

Creator of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy talks new book and the year that changed her life

Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster, documents a year in which Rhimes, a…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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African American Women Who Made U.S. Military History

These legendary women made a mark in the military world

Whether it’s defending our country on the front lines or providing support to U.S. soldiers…

By Kandia Johnson

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Be Inspired and Register Today! 7 Black Women of Power in Sports You May Not Know But Should

A new look at who is really calling the shots in athletics

BlackEnterprise.com exhibits these powerful women who hold their position in executive suites all across the…

By Safon Floyd

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The Surprising Age at Which Women’s Pay Falls Behind

Payscale report reveals that women's pay starts to plateau more than a decade before men

According to a Payscale study of 1.4 million full-time workers, women make less than men…

By Courtney Connley

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Victoria Reese Talks What it Takes to Be a Brand Architect

Creativity and a sharp business acumen are necessary

Since branding is the emotion people feel when your company or personal brand come to…

By Chanel Martin

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Black Women at the Bottom of Income Gap

New Census report shows no progress on racial income gaps

While other groups may have stayed out of work after a job loss, African American…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Ericka Winters Discusses Starting Up and Standing Out

This human hair retailer talks business strategy

Ericka Winters, a human hair retailer, talks business strategy.

By Chanel Martin

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On the Move: Arne Duncan’s Former Senior Advisor Joins College Board

Ericka Miller becomes organization's new chief of membership, governance and higher education

The College Board announces Ericka Miller as its new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher…

By Courtney Connley

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Your Inner ‘Woman of Power’ is Calling; Answer Her Today

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership.

By Rebecca Nichloson

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