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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC Set Parting Ways Amid Public Dispute

TV journalist's contract is still active but she won't be the host of her namesake program

MSNBC has confirmed it is parting ways with TV journalist Melissa Harris-Perry amid public dispute…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Amy DuBois Barnett’s 10 Tips for Dealing with a Career Crisis

DuBois Barnett shares lessons of resilience as she gears up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit

Here are 10 tips on how to find the silver-lining during a career crisis.

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Merrill Lynch’s Racquel Oden On Training the Next Generation of Financial Advisers

Oden hires approximately 1,700 advisers per year

Merrill Lynch executive Racquel Oden talks preparing the next generation of financial advisors and purposely…

By Courtney Connley

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#WhichHillary? Twitter Users Voice Concerns with Clinton’s Record

On Thursday #WhichHillary became the top trending hashtag on Twitter after a Black Lives Matter activist was kicked out of predominately white fundraiser

On Thursday morning, Twitter users voiced their displeasure with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton using the…

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7 Must-Haves For Women of Power Summit

Everything you need for a successful summit, and then some

As we gear up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit, BlackEnterprise.com wants nothing more…

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Black History Month: Order of African American Nuns Celebrates 100 Years of Service

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary started as a social mission and expanded

An order of black nuns in Harlem N.Y.—one of only three original orders of its…

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Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Co-Starring in Film About Black Women Space Pioneers

Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures' set for release in 2017

Octavia Spencer has landed a role in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures,” co-starring with Taraji P.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Michelle A. Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Black Faculty Dean

Williams will step into her role as head of the School of Public Health in July

Michelle A. Williams appointed head of Harvard’s School of Public Health, making her the first…

By Courtney Connley

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How Allyson Byrd Went From Living on Food Stamps to Running a Profitable Business

Entrepreneur explains the blueprint to growing your business revenue

As CEO of Money Movers International, Byrd is a popularly known speaker and best-selling author…

By Courtney Connley

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BE Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Raising a Black Daughter

Giving each other life

Mary Luana Williams, nicknamed ‘Lulu,’ never imagined that one day she would call one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

By Lisa Fraser

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On the Move: Channing Dungey Becomes First African American to Head Major Broadcast Network

Dungey takes over after Paul Lee

ABC appoints Channing Dungey to entertainment president, making her the first African American to…

By Courtney Connley

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Study: Highest Rate of Dementia Among African Americans

Researchers find inequities related to race and dementia, call for more studies

A recent study has found that the rate of dementia in African Americans is 65%…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Month: The Divine Nine

A brief look at black Greek letter organizations

Black Greek-letter sororities and fraternities have been a pivotal part of black history since the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Faithing It: 5 Power Keys to Unlock Your Ability to Produce

Tips on how to not let fear affect your productivity

Cora Jakes Coleman shares the five power keys to unlock your ability to produce.

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Yvette Noel, CEO of U.DO.U, Shares Top Reasons For Starting a Fitness Brand

The top 5 reasons for starting a fitness brand

Yvette Noel, CEO and co-founder of U.DO.U, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, shares the…

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How This Bridal Boutique Owner Landed Her Own TV Show

Keasha Rigsby opens Detroit's only bridal boutique and lands her own television show

Keasha Rigsby opens Detroit’s only bridal boutique and lands her own television show.

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Black Women and Money

Financial adviser Alice Barnes helps her sisters rise and shine

“Black women are like a sponge. They’re very, very open. Once they trust you they’re…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Former Coca-Cola Executive Named WNBA President

Lisa Borders comes to the league as it celebrates its 20th season

WNBA appoints Lisa Borders to president.

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