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Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

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Reports: Janet Jackson Having Surgery to Remove Tumor on Vocal Cords

Family, supporters and fans send well wishes via social media

Actress and singer Janet Jackson will have throat surgery to treat a suspected cancerous growth.

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[WATCH] USA Today Names Taraji P. Henson ‘Entertainer of the Year’

How this 'Empire' star has built an exemplary career in Hollywood

Taraji P. Hensen has made a major for herself in Hollywood and taken her modest…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Cicely Tyson Among Kennedy Center Honorees

Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans' stirring performances still viral on the Web

The Kennedy Center Honors, which recognizes achievements by Americans in the arts, recently honored leaders…

By Janell Hazelwood

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30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Fashion Fair President Amy Hilliard Resigns

Johnson Publishing CEO will take over her duties

Amy Hilliard, president of Johnson Publishing cosmetics company Fashion Fair, has resigned after less than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Young Gifted & Black Awards Honor Leaders in Art, Education, Philanthropy, and Business

Honorees include journalist Lola Ogunnaike and scholar Noel Scott Anderson Ph.D.

“This program has a simple mission, which is to bring light to individuals who exemplify…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Actress Cast as Hermione in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Harry Potter author tweets, "White skin was never specified."

Swaizland-born Noma Dumezweni is set to play the adult Hermione, alongside actor Paul Thornley as…

By Cristie Leondis

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Business of Beauty: Hair Stylist MiMi Luvshair Talks Branding Beyond the Salon Chair

The Alabama native funds a styling competition and gives back to her community

A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is…

By Chanel Martin

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Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas HBCU

Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S.

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: What’s Your Body Saying?

Avis Jones-DeWeever Ph.D., Sheila Coates, and Renau Daniels discuss the unsaid things you may be saying.

Often times subtleties like where your eyes are focused when speaking to a client, or…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Register for these upcoming events and find new ways to grow your business

Looking for some new ways to grow your business? Check out a few upcoming conferences…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

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Marine Corps Authorizes Lock and Twist Hairstyles For Women

“For some, this change is culturally liberating, has financial benefits, and is simply convenient” said Sgt. Cherie Wright

Marine Corps Uniform board 215 recently authorized additional options for wear in uniform for women,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Lifestyle Luxury Holiday Gift Guide

Check out these eight items that should be on your radar this year

Not sure what to get your husband, wife, co-worker or friend for the holidays this…

By Cristie Leondis

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‘Shots Fired’: Sanaa Lathan to Star in Gina Prince-Bythewood TV Project

Fox network series focuses on racially charged police shootings; 'Empire' producer on board

Sanaa Lathan will star in “Shots Fired,” a Gina Prince-Bythewood directed project that has been…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Steve Harvey Hosting Miss Universe Pageant: Will People Forget Trump Scandal?

After messy scandal and sale, new owners of organization find new TV partner in Fox

teve Harvey, arguably the hardest working man in show biz, has now added another iconic…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Serena Williams Is Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year

The 34-year-old is the first female athlete to be honored with the title since 1983

Serena Williams was recently named the Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated, a coveted…

By Cristie Leondis

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Golden Globes 2016: Complete List of Nominees

Empire gets nominated for top television drama series

Early Thursday morning, the nominees for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed. This…

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