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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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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Employee-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Glam Spa for Young Girls

Venetta Carraway creates fun and fancy girls club

Carraway transitioned the The Ritzy Glitzy Girlz Club mobile glam spa to a storefront,…

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[VIDEO] “Being Mary Jane” Producer Mara Brock Akil Gets Real About Passion and Money

Akil shares her secrets for creating financial security at every stage of her career

Mara Brock Akil sat down with BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale and shared how she…

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Tai Beauchamp Talks Career Transitions, New Show and Advice to Younger Self

Beauchamp opens up about transitioning from editorial to television

Journalist and style expert, Tai Beauchamp, talks transitioning from editorial to television and hosting her…

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Celebs React to the Death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

Daughter of late superstar Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown dies at 22

Celebrities react to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late superstar Whitney…

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Happy Birthday Iman: 10 Career Highlights of a Supermodel Turned Business Woman

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25.

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How to Get Useful Feedback When You’re a C-Suite Executive

Three ways to get useful feedback at the top of the corporate ladder

C-Suite executives are often insulated from criticism and have increased autonomy and responsibility. Here’s how…

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Brandy Graces Uptown Magazine Cover as ‘Rising Icon’

The singer and actress opens up about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year career

Brandy opens up to Uptown Magazine about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year…

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[WATCH] First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Students at Beating the Odds Summit

Students from across the country overcome obstacles to pursue higher ed

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes more than 130 students at the Beating the Odds Summit,…

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