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Starting Over: Stacii Jae Johnson Talks New Show and Rebounding From Career-Breaking Scandal

'From the Bottom Up' star shares keys to getting your life back

Stacii Jae Johnson, who stars on the Queen Latifah-produced reality show “From the Bottom Up,”…

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From Local to Global: How One Young Woman Followed Her Dreams to Win in Africa

Nigerian entertainer Emma Nyra details career journey and advice for women of the Diaspora

Nigerian pop star Emma Nyra talks about her journey from her hometown in Houston, Texas,…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

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House Majority Leader: FBI Set to Indict Hillary Clinton

Will the presidential candidate be tried in the court of public opinion or in federal court?

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says Hillary Clinton will be indicted for the way she…

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Barbie Gets Another Makeover

Mattel makes its iconic doll tall, petite and curvy

Toymaker giant Mattel is introducing three new body shapes–curvy, petite, and tall–for its iconic Barbie…

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with Rachel Harsley

Harsley shares her experience and provides tips for other young professionals of color

On Jan. 26, BlackEnterprise.com had a #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with female engineer Rachel Harsley at…

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[WATCH] Global CEOs to Release Key Gender Data at World Economic Forum

Key information will be announced as part of UN Women's HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative

Key information on gender parity at top Fortune 500 companies will be announced as part…

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Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova and Advances to Semifinals

The 34-year-old No. 1 ranked player beat long-time rival 6-4, 6-1, despite having a bout of food poisoning

In Melbourne, Australia tennis pro Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova for an 18th time on…

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Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How a Side Hobby Became a Multi-Location Business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business.

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The Best Countries For Women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women.

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Author of The Isis Papers, Dead at 80

Author, researcher, and psychiatrist was known for her research on racism

The Howard University graduate wrote essays and did extensive research on colorism, racism, and inequality,…

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

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A Closer Look At the Message Behind Gov. Nikki Haley’s State of the Union Rebuttal

SC Gov. Nikki Haley's epic SOTU response and why it matters

At first glance, Nikki Haley may seem like a typical GOP politician. She is a…

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

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Happy Founders Day: 10 Celebrity Power Women Who Belong to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

These women are industry leaders--from entertainment to education to business

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating its Founders Day today. The empowering women’s organization was…

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Golden Globes: Taraji P. Henson, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx Highlight the Night

Fans in uproar after Sylvester Stallone forgets to thank 'Creed' star and director

Here are some major highlights of Sunday night’s Golden Globes, where African American Hollywood heavyweights…

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Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

Whether rising stars or seasoned professionals, these global power women will be watched in their…

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