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Ad Week 2015: Celebrities, Industry Leaders, and Media’s Top Execs Gather in NYC

Regulation and access issues in publishing and social are hot topics this year

This week, thousands of leaders in the advertising, media, business, tech, and marketing industries are…

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The Power Move: How to Successfully Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Career

International speaker and author, Cheryl Wood, shares how she left corporate America to find fulfillment

Award-winning author and international speaker Cheryl Wood shares how she found the courage to leave…

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New CEO Perri Irmer Expected to Boost DuSable Museum of African American History

Executive tasked with reviving Chicago institution and plans to collaborate with presidential library

Perri Irmer, fourth president and CEO of the DuSable Museum, is expected to help boost…

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Zuri Hall Talks Landing Her Dream Job at E! News and the Power of Investing in Yourself

Hall shares her journey to making it as a national television host

E! News correspondent Zuri Hall opens up about her career journey and the power of…

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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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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

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Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

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Celebrate Latin Heritage Month by Joining ‘Afro-Latinas Who Rock Awards Brunch’ in NYC

"Afro-Latinas Who Rock Awards Brunch" celebrates trailblazers doing groundbreaking work within their communities

Afro-Latinas Who Rock Awards Brunch” celebrates trailblazers doing groundbreaking work within their communities.

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[WATCH] Taraji P. Henson Talks Viola Davis’ Emmy Win on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

The 'Empire' actress shares, "I think the universe is happy. Viola deserved that award."

On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ Taraji P. Henson discusses Viola Davis and her ground-breaking Emmy…

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Hillary Clinton Talks HBCUs, Small Business Advocacy, and the Obama ‘Muslim’ Rumors

Presidential hopeful talks 'the issues' with Tom Joyner, Don Lemon, Jacque Reid, and Roland Martin

Don Lemon, Jacque Reid, Sybil Wilkes, and Roland Martin joined Tom Joyner to talk issues…

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NYFW SS16 Recap

New York Fashion Week Recap

NYFW showcased Spring/Summer 2016 collections from the designers we love, along with a few new faces

New York Fashion Week (NYFW) launched the Spring/Summer 2016 collections from the designers we love…

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U.S. Defense Secretary Promotes ‘Lean In’ Groups to Help Boost Women in Military Leadership

Ash Carter says the military force should reflect the nation it protects

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter endorses “Lean In” discussion groups as part of his efforts…

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5 Lessons We Can All Learn From Viola Davis’ Emmy Awards Acceptance Speech

Viola Davis makes history at the Emmy awards as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series

Viola Davis makes history as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress…

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The Power of Black Women in Fandom

When black women in fandom speak, directors and networks listen

Black Americans watch TV more than any other demographic, yet are overlooked. Black women tend…

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MC Lyte, Bethann Hardison, Catherine L. Hughes and More Honored at 9th Annual ADCOLOR Awards

ADCOLOR celebrates diversity in marketing, advertising, PR and entertainment

ADCOLOR hosts awards show to celebrate diversity in marketing, advertising, PR & and entertainment.

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Nikki Woods’ Keys to Success: Build Your Brand and Become a Legacy

Top radio exec gives four pieces of sage career advice

[Woods] believes you should definitely work and prepare, but sometimes done is better than perfect.…

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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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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…

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