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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Announces $30 Million in Funding for Summer Youth Employment Program

Funds will help expand job opportunities for local teens from low-income families

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $30 million in funding to increase youth employment opportunities for New…

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Fitness Trainer and Entrepreneur Creates New Dance Class ‘Kerboomka’

Kershel Anthony's choreography-driven workout takes dance fitness to another level

Kershel Anthony says his choreography-driven workout, Kerboomka, takes dance fitness to another level.

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Ylleya Fields Talks Becoming an Author and How She Created Princess Cupcake Jones

How a search for identity became a children's book series

How Ylleya Fields search for identity became children’s book series, Princess Cupcake Jones.

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Erica Dias Offers Career-Chasers a Seat at Her Table of 20

The publicist and entrepreneur says she wants to meet others who are taking their goals to new heights

Publicist and entrepreneur Erica Dias says she wants to meet others who are taking their…

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4 Summer Must-Reads

Get inspired while you beat the summer heat

Get inspired while you beat the summer heat with this summer empowerment reading list.

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Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield App Protects Stylists’ Work

The watermarks and in-app contracts keep hairstylists' and makeup artists' portfolios safe

Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield app applies watermarks and offers contracts to keep stylists’ work…

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50 Cent’s SMS Promotions Is On The Ropes

The rap mogul's boxing promotion company filed bankruptcy on Monday

“under the direction of Mr. Jackson, SMS Promotions looks forward to reorganizing as a new…

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Artist Launches ‘The Mugshot Series’ to Reverse Stereotypes of Black Men

Artist EJ Brown creates 'The Mugshot Series' a photo project to reverse stereotypes of black men

Artist EJ Brown creates ‘The Mugshot Series’ a photo project to reverse stereotypes of black…

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5 Tips to Help Millennials Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

Survey shows nearly half of millennials report an increase in their work hours

Five tips to help young professionals create a better work-life balance.

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[WATCH] Pharrell Williams, A$AP Rocky, Zoe Kravitz Premier Dope At Cannes

Movie 'Dope' premiers at Cannes Film Festival

Pharrell Williams, A$AP Rocky, Zoe Kravitz, Chanel Iman and more attend the international premiere for…

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[WATCH] 3 Healthy Ways To Manage Working With Jerks

Michigan University professor, Gretchen Spreitzer, talks how to navigate de-energizing relationships in the workplace

Michigan University professor, Gretchen Spreitzer, talks how to navigate de-energizing relationships in the workplace.

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Cool Jobs: Entertainment Attorney Julian Petty Talks Going from Intern to Law Firm Partner

Petty opens up about managing the legal affairs of today's top artists and brands

Entertainment attorney Julian Petty talks working with today’s top celebrities and his career path to…

By Courtney Connley

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Television Shows

[WATCH] Black and Sexy TV’s ‘The Couple’ in Development with HBO

Fans can watch Black and Sexy TV programming through premium subscription service

Fans can watch HBO and Black and Sexy TV programming through premium subscription service.

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The Price We’ll Pay for Our Children’s Education: Are There Better Options?

Part 2: How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Experience

A ‘good’ education does not have to mean an ‘expensive’ education.This story helps us take…

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Be Empowered: A Simple Strategy for Today’s Young Woman to Find Success

'The Girlprint' author Valeisha Butterfield shares secrets for ultimate advancement

Valeisha Butterfield, author and WEEN co-founder who has seen major career success since age 18…

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Miss Nigeria USA Crowns 2015 Queen

Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual beauty pageant

Miss Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant May 23,…

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Black Professionals

How Job-Hopping Affects Your Career

Survey shows the pros and cons to job-hopping

New survey shows the benefits and negative impact of job-hopping on an employee’s career.

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Blastchat Creator Jhamar Youngblood Strives to Simplify Group Communication

The iOS app can mass message groups of friends and even college campuses

Jhamar Youngblood sees Blastchat, his iPhone application, making “mass communication as easy as possible.”

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[REPORT] More College Graduates Are Landing Better Jobs

Report shows a decrease in underemployment rates for recent graduates

A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that more college graduates…

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7 Apps to Help Army Personnel and their Families

Resources to help active military members and their loved ones

There are several apps available at your fingertips for army soldiers looking for base relocation…

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