Tag Archives: young professionals

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WVU’s Kadeisha Buchanan Wins Hyundai Young Player Award

At 19, Kadeisha Buchanan is making a name for herself internationally

Kadeisha Buchanan represented well during the Women’s World Cup in her home nation of Canada,…

By Michael Tolbert

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The All-Important ESEA (No Child Left Behind) Reauthorization

A Politico analysis says Republicans gut funding for programs they say they support

A Politico analysis says Republicans gut funding for programs they say they support, including the…

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NBA Commits $1.4 Billion On First Day Of Free Agency

Players receive massive paydays under leagues' increasing salary cap

As other players sign huge contracts on the first day, Lebron James is putting business…

By Michael Tolbert

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Anthony Davis To Sign NBA’s Richest Contract

He is the Pelicans' franchise player for the foreseeable future

Earning just over $23 million in the four years of his first contract, Davis will…

By Michael Tolbert

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[Video] BE Modern Man Featured on NYC’s Hot 97 – Ebro in the Morning

BE Modern Man, the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge and more

Black Enterprise’s Alfred Edmond and Kelly Pierre-Louis visited Hot 97’s Ebro In the Morning in…

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NAACP To Host 106th Annual National Convention In Philadelphia

Social justice leaders convene in Philadelphia to discuss pressing issues

“Our lives, our votes, our jobs and our schools matter” – Cornell William Brooks, NAACP…

By Michael Tolbert

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Making STEM Diversity a National Priority

Diverse panelists offer tangible solutions

The opening keynote at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference offers answers to attracting and…

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Kyemah McEntyre Debuts Epic Dress at BET Awards

Teen designs red carpet look for singer/actress Naturi Naughton

The young designer says her main goal is to inspire other women to be themselves…

By Brittany Dandy

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

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Your School’s Financial Aid Office is Still a Resource

NASFAA Offers Advice on Student Loan Repayment for New Graduates

NASFAA urges the class of 2015 to use its 6-month grace period to learn all…

By Robin White Goode

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5 Female LEVO Mentors You Should Know

Meet dynamic Levo women willing to help you navigate your career

Meet 5 female Levo mentors that may help you to navigate your career.

By Brittany Dandy

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[RECAP] First Annual theCurvyCon Conference to Celebrate Plus Size Style

Event brought more than 500 plus size women together to chat, shop, and embrace their curves

Here is a recap from theCurvyCon conference, bringing more than 500 plus size women together…

By Brittany Dandy

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So You Want To Be Famous?

The Root Live talks how to become famous and the best way to use it for business

The Root Live talks how to achieve fame and the best way to use it…

By Brittany Dandy

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Tuskegee University Awarded Arts Grant

$500,000 grant to help blend STEM and arts education

Tuskegee University was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support…

By Robin White Goode

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Rashard Mendenhall Finds Success After The NFL

Mendenhall is a writer on the new HBO series 'Ballers'.

For Mendenhall, a Super Bowl champion that earned over $13 million during his six seasons…

By Michael Tolbert

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Should More Black Children Be Getting Special Education Services?

Black children 1.4 times more likely to receive services

The writers assert that more black children need special ed services although they are already…

By Robin White Goode

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Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt

Tips that take the stress out of student loans

Student loan debt can feel so overwhelming that we forget to do simple things that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Aid Crucial to College Completion

Fixing FAFSA an important step

Financial aid is a critical piece to the puzzle of completing a college education. Yet,…

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GQ Recognizes Some of the Most Stylish Athletes in New List

The magazine galvanizes a few of sports style icons

Lebron James and Mario Balotelli made the cut for GQ’s most stylish men alive list.

By Michael Tolbert

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[RECAP] ‘Women Who Crush It’ Networking Mixer

Female entrepreneurs gathered to talk life, business, and professional growth

Female entrepreneurs gathered to talk startups, business planning, professional growth, and maintaining a healthy work/life…

By Brittany Dandy

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