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Reviving Black History: New Virtual Project Gives Archive a Makeover

Freedmen's Bureau Project will make millions of records of freed slaves available to the public

Freedmen’s Bureau Project will make thousands of records of freed slaves readily available to the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Yandy Smith Hosts 3rd Annual Everything Girls Love Empowerment Weekend in NYC

Everything Girls Love, Women's Empowerment Weekend taking place in New York City August 7 - 9

Yandy Smith Women’s Empowerment Weekend takes place in New York City August 7 – 9.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Hon. Lauren Lake, host of Paternity Court

5 Legal Matters Prospective Parents May Want to Consider

Lauren Lake, of Paternity Court, talks financial planning for new families

Lauren Lake of ‘Paternity Court,’ shares five legal matters that prospective parents may want to…

By Brittany Dandy

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Confirmed: Uzo Aduba and Amber Riley Join ‘The Wiz Live!’ Cast

'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Glee' stars added to roster with Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah

Uzo Aduba will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, and Amber Riley will…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Art Industry Leader Thelma Golden Joins Obama Foundation Board

Studio Museum of Harlem head to lead plans for Barack Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Studio Museum of Harlem head, Thelma Golden, will lead plans for the Barack Obama Presidential…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Keli Goff: Media Maven Talks Career Autonomy, Financial Security, and Social Change

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life.

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Cool Jobs: Twin Sisters Talk Making it as Writers on Fox’s Hit Show ‘Empire’

JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their journey into television

Twin sisters JaNeika and JaSheika James open up about their career journeys to becoming writers…

By Courtney Connley

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Lauryn Hill Wows Tonight Show with ‘Feeling Good’ Performance

Hill’s rendition of “Feeling Good” comes from the newly released album “Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone.”

Lauryn Hill stops by Tonights Show to perform Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” from “Nina Revisited:…

By Brittany Dandy

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Paulette Brown Takes Office as First Female Black President of the ABA

The renowned attorney plans to make diversity, inclusion and justice a top priority

Paulette Brown took office Tuesday, August 4, as the first female black president of the…

By Brittany Dandy

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Life coach and entrepreneur Stacia Pierce

7 Tips for Getting Ahead in Life and Business

Life coach and entrepreneur Stacia Pierce offers advice to women seeking to make their next power move

Life coach, Stacia Pierce, offers her expert advice to women seeking to make their next…

By Brittany Dandy

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Sandra Bland’s Family Suing Texas State Trooper and Law Enforcement Officials

Seeking answers after death cited as suicide, case set for civil litigation

Sandra Bland’s family seeks more answers after her death while in police custody July 13,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ruth Simmons, Former Brown University President, Appointed to Square’s Board of Directors

Simmons will be the second woman to serve on the company's board of directors

Former Brown University President Ruth Simmons joins Square’s board of directors.

By Courtney Connley

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Kim Royster to Become Highest-Ranking Black Woman in NYPD History

Royster's promotion comes in the wake of Commissioner Bratton's efforts to diversify his force

NYPD’s Deputy Chief Kim Royster will be promoted to chief, making her the highest-ranking black…

By Courtney Connley

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Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education

CEO of BOLD Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tool to help students and parents navigate the admissions process

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…

By Brittany Dandy

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Nigeria’s Arunma Oteh Named World Bank’s VP and Treasurer

In leading the Wold Bank Ms. Oteh has four top priorities in mind

Nigeria’s Arunma Oteh named World Banks Vice President and Treasurer and has four priorities in…

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Canadian Woman Files Lawsuit Against D.C. Police Department

The former MPD employee is suing for back pay, punitive damages, and legal cost

The former MPD employee, Laurie J. Samuel, is suing DC police for back pay, punitive…

By Brittany Dandy

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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Appointed First Black Female to Lead US Conference of Mayors

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake serves as the first African American women president in the conference's 83 years of existence

Baltimore mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, appointed first black female to lead US Conference of Mayors.

By Brittany Dandy

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Women Make Up a Whopping 86% of Etsy Sellers

A recent report says female business owners are dominating the creative e-commerce site

A recent report says women make up a whopping 86% of Etsy sellers.

By Brittany Dandy

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Getting to Know Estelle

Artist gears up for 2015 Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

BlackEnterprise.com thought it imperative to catch up with Estelle to hear a about what she…

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Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Talks the Challenges of Entrepreneurship and Season 4 of ‘LA Hair’

Stylist reveals how she plans to take her salon and career to the next level

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble talks the challenges of entrepreneurship and the new season of ‘LA…

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