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Shonda Rhimes Introduces New ABC Drama ‘The Catch’

The super-producer pens yet another female lead to keep fans guessing

Shonda Rhimes introduces new ABC show, “The Catch” with yet another powerful female lead.

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Plus Sized Model Challenges Fashion Industry’s Definition of Beauty

Ronnie Howard launches 'Learn the Curve' Workshops to empower women to embrace their curves

Model Ronnie Howard launches “Learning Curve” Workshops to empower women to embrace their curves.

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Harriet Tubman Wins Poll For Woman On $20 Bill

Petitions to replace Andrew Jackson were delivered to the White House

Harriet Tubman wins Women On 20’s campaign to replace the face of Andrew Jackson.

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U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Winners Announced

Female entrepreneurs take home $30,000 in winnings at event

Female entrepreneurs took home $30,000 in winnings at Small Business Associations InnovateHER event.

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Seasoned Vegan Owner Talks Going into Business With Her Son

Chef Brenda Beener says she wouldn't have opened her dream business without him

Brenda Beener, owner of seasoned Vegan, talks going into business with her son Aaron.

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Navy Secretary to Propose Doubling Maternity Leave

Ray Mebus, Navy Secretary, wants the military branch to become more family friendly

Ray Mebus, Navy Secretary, wants the military branch to become more family friendly by doubling…

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ColorComm Announces 2015 Circle Awards Honorees

Organization will honor eight outstanding women during July conference

The national organization for women of color in communications will honor eight outstanding women during…

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[WATCH] Singer Amerie Offers Her Version of ‘Extraordinary Means’

Songstress reveals some of her favorite books and other interesting insights via Youtube

Songstress Amerie reveals of her favorite books and other interesting insights via viral social media…

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Starbucks Workers Getting Free Tuition Expected to Double

Nearly half the employees hired last month say they will take advantage of the program

After expanding its free tuition program, the number of Starbucks employees working to earn a…

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Black Women and Money: Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

How to create financial security when the odds are stacked against us

Creating a healthy financial life can feel like a balancing act as we try to…

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5 Unique Places to Take Mom for Mother’s Day

Check out some cool places to take mom on May 10

If you’re looking for some unique ways to spend Mother’s Day here are some ideas…

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Twitter Chat: Jacquette Timmons to Talk Black Women and Finances

The financial expert to help us manage our purses

Financial behaviorist Jacquette Timmons will address financial planning as it relates to black women in…

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Sweet 16: ‘Married to Medicine’ Star on Making Others Millionaires

Lisa Nicole Cloud talks her industry and empowering others

Self-made millionaire Lisa Nicole Cloud of Married to Medicine shares how she got her start,…

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Black Women’s Health Imperative Launches ‘Lessons From Mom’

In honor of Mother’s Day, share the hashtag on social media

The Black Women’s Health Imperative is launching an online gallery and social media campaign to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Making Her Daughter Money Smart

Suleni and Sulma's story of love, learning, and leading by example

Advice from Sulma Arzu-Brown and husband Maurice on raising financially savvy children.

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She Leads Africa Offering Up to $50,000 for Entrepreneurs

Organization hosting second business pitch competition

Founders of She Leads African announces 2nd business pitch competition. Finalists will be invited to…

By Kandia Johnson

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La La Anthony Shares Rules of Success in The Power Playbook

Entrepreneur and mom lays out guidelines for independence and success

The bestselling author, entrepreneur and mom lays out the guidelines for independence, money, and success…

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Hot 97 Empowers Girls With Ultimate Prom Experience

Laura Stylez & Nessa promote self-confidence and host giveaway contest and makeover

HOT 97’s Laura Stylez & Nessa hosted the wrap-up party for their Ultimate Prom Experience…

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Wells Fargo Donates $25,000 To Black Female Social Entrepreneur

Bank supports local non-profits and small businesses through it initiatives

Wells Fargo support women- and minority-owned business through grants, loans, and resource centers.

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Top 10 Best States for Working Mothers

Study examines child care, professional opportunities, and work-life balance

WalletHub releases a report to show the best and worst states for working mothers.

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