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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…

By Brittany Dandy

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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,…

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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.

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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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…

By Brittany Dandy

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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,…

By Robin White Goode

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Mompreneur of Six Shares 3 Steps For Starting a Business

Ayo Ogun-McCants, owner of Soultanicals, shares her journey to entrepreneurship through passion and purpose

Ayo Ogun-McCants, owner of Soultanicals, shares her journey to entrepreneurship through passion and purpose. …

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

By Roz A Gee

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Lisa Ransom, Maryland’s 4th District Congressional Candidate, Represents a New Brand of Leadership

Her 'families first' platform addresses Maryland's social and economic challenges

Lisa Ransom, Maryland’s 4th District Congressional candidate, leads from the front with ‘families first’ as…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Almasika Fine Jewelry Taps Into Africa’s Rich Ornamental Heritage

Designer draws inspiration from African lore and her imagination

Catherine Sarr eloquently combines her African roots with her elegant sense of style and fashion…

By Daron Pressley

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What Patti LaBelle Taught Me About Business

How a night of unplanned entertainment turned into a business lesson

I had planned to work over the weekend but an opportunity to attend the concert…

By Marquita Miller

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New In-Home Hair Appointment Service Might Be the Busy Woman’s Best Friend

Four Harvard Business School students launch the platform after winning IPO Project competition

Four Harvard Business School students launched a new, in-home hair appointment service after winning an…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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5 Tips to Help Companies Attract and Retain Minority Female Talent

Key ways companies can respond to workplace issues faced by women of color

A report by Working Mother Research Institute offers tips to help companies create a more…

By Courtney Connley

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Meet the Young Creative Who Left Corporate America to Jumpstart Her Floral Design Business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks stepping out on faith to start her own business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks the challenges and triumphs of leaving her job in…

By Courtney Connley

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Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis Make History With Emmy Award Nominations

The women make history with Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Empire’

Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson make history With Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How…

By Kandia Johnson

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Dave Chappelle, Ava DuVernay, Russell Simmons and More Celebrate ‘Art for Life’ 20th Anniversary

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary at the 16th annual 'Art For Life' benefit

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary Art For Life benefit.…

By Kandia Johnson

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[STUDY] Black Women Have Largest Gap Between Resources and Support Needed to Advance in Workplace

Report examines the career barriers women of color face in the work space

A Working Mother Research Institute report reveals the factors that are holding women of color…

By Courtney Connley

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