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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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.

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History at Home and Abroad: 13 Leaders Whose Impact Went Global

These historymakers have crossed borders, expanded their reach and legacies

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada. These global…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Join Go Red For Women Today: 5 Easy Ways to Get Involved

The American Heart Association brings awareness to heart disease in women

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Decoded: Rihanna’s Brand is Definitely Not ‘Anti’ Profitability

Check out the Bajan pop singer's biggest business wins

Rihanna, who recently released her latest album ‘Anti,’ has a brand bankability not to be…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Sephora Launches Program For Female Founders of Beauty Startups

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry.…

By Kandia Johnson

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