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NYFW Spotlight: Harlem Fashion Row Honors Multicultural Designers and Influencers

Multicultural fashion designers honored at Harlem Fashion Row awards and fashion show

Multicultural fashion designers and influencers honored at Harlem Fashion Row awards and fashion show

By Kandia Johnson

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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.

By Courtney Connley

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Angela Simmons and Harlem Globetrotters Presents 90th Anniversary Collection Fashion Show

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW

Angela Simmons teams up with Harlem Globetrotters to present anniversary collection for NYFW.

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Post-New York Fashion Week Africa: Style Glossary

Five conversation staples for African diaspora style innovation

With Fashion Week comes great conversation around the designs and wares. Here’s a cheat sheet…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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‘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.

By Brittany Dandy

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Don’t Embarrass Yourself During Fashion Week: 12 Frequently Mispronounced Words

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion.

By Kandia Johnson

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Black Business Leaders Travel to London to Discuss the Need for Greater Corporate Diversity

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel abroad to connect with global black leaders

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel to London to discuss corporate board diversity.

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Up For Auction in New York City

Maya Angelou’s art collection up for auction on September 15, 2015, at 2:30 pm

Maya Angelou’s art collection goes up for auction on September 15, 2015

By Kandia Johnson

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Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

Ready will move from sideline reporter to full-time analyst

FOX Sports Southeast names Stephanie Ready as the NBA’s first full-time female analyst for the…

By Courtney Connley

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Serena Williams

U.S. Open: Serena Williams Takes First-Round Win on Path to Set Record for Women

Sports world on watch as tennis star may be first woman to win all four top tourneys in one season

Will Serena Williams become the first woman since Steffi Graff in 1988 to win the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Dr. Nadia Brown’s Advice on Building a Successful Dream Team

Here are several strategies entrepreneurs can employ immediately to build an effective dream team

According to Dr. Nadia Brown, there comes a time to realize the necessity and value…

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BE Military Woman

Military Women are 10 Times More Likely to Experience Sexual Assault

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs highlights sexual trauma in the U.S. military

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs shows women are ten times more…

By Brittany Dandy

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Stephanie Hightower Becomes First Black Woman To Hold Seat on IAAF Council

USA Track & Field president landed one of six seats designated for women

Stephanie Hightower, USA Track & Field (USATF) president, was recently elected to IAAF Council, the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Carol’s Daughter Creates Viral ‘Born and Made’ Campaign Celebrating Women

Celebrities join in to celebrate strength of women on social

Popular haircare and skincare brand Carol’s Daughter has launched the #BornandMade campaign, a new female…

By Janell Hazelwood

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