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My Brother’s Keeper: White House Cabinet Members Talk Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Maria Contreras-Sweet and Broderick Johnson share why initiative is vital and going strong

This week, media, industry leaders and members of President Obama’s cabinet gathered at the Apollo…

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This is the Amount of Retirement Money You Lose Every Time You Make a Student Loan Payment

Further proof that neglecting retirement savings for student loans isn't a good thing

See how much money you lose by neglecting retirement savings to pay off student loan…

By Courtney Connley

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Meet the Business Astrologist Who is Helping People Find their Dream Career

Ashleigh Johnson opens up about her use of astrology to help others find clarity in business

See how Ashleigh Johnson uses business astrology to help her clients gain clarity in their…

By Courtney Connley

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New ‘Gig Economy’ Embraces Workers Young and Old

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed workers

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed…

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5 Mistakes Recent Graduates Should Avoid When Job Hunting

Use these tips to save you from a job searching headache

Recent graduates pay attention: avoid these mistakes to land your next dream job.

By Courtney Connley

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How Gena Lovett Became One of Boeing’s Top Female Executives

Lovett opens up about being a power woman in manufacturing

Boeing’s VP of Operations for Defense, Space and Security shares her secrets to success as…

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My Brother’s Keeper Led to Over $1 Billion Invested in Brown and Black Boys

Report looks at 2 years of expanding opportunities for young men of color

In response to the president’s call to action, nearly 250 communities in all 50 states…

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Lemonade Sippin’: 3 Beyoncé-Inspired Boss Moves for Young Entrepreneurs

Take a cue from the 'Queen' on launching new initiatives and pivoting your brand

Megastar Beyoncé has once again changed the album-dropping game with “Lemonade.” If you’re a young…

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These are the 10 Best Cities for Launching Your Career

See which cities have the best opportunities for recent graduates

Find out what cities have the best opportunities for recent graduates.

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How to React When You’ve Been Blindsided by a Co-Worker

Tips for dealing with a shady situation in the workplace

Find out how you should handle being blind-sided in the workplace.

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Wages for Young College Graduates Remains the Same as in 2000

New report shows the reality young workers will face in today's job market

New report shows a stagnant in wage growth among college graduates for the last 16…

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Despite an Improved Economy, Millennials Are Still Likely to Be Unemployed

New report shows average unemployment for young workers doubles the national average

Find out why today’s job market is still less than ideal for millennials.

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Black Students Out-Voted Their Peers in 2012. Will They Do It Again?

A new study raises the question of whether black college students will continue their record-breaking voter turnout

A new study raises the question of whether black students will continue their record-breaking voter…

By Hailey Wallace

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10 Common Health Issues Entrepreneurs Face

Take heed to protect your biggest asset: Your well-being

With busy schedules and high stress, many entrepreneurs face health issues. Here are 10 to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Looking for Some #MondayMotivation: Give these Podcasts a Try

Listen to these weekly episodes for career and business inspiration

These podcasts will give you the motivation you need to have a great work week.

By Courtney Connley

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These 10 Smart Twitter Accounts Can Change Your Life

The key to dynamic resources, inspiration, and events are one 'follow' away

If you’re just a young entrepreneur making that dream a reality, follow these 10 startup…

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National Poetry Month: 5 Young Black Wordsmiths Who ‘Rock the Mic’

The roots of hip-hop are still alive and these word slingers are ruling the day

It’s the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month

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How Law School Changed My Perception of Entrepreneurship

Law school made J.R. Garrett a better businessman. Here’s why

…”Law school not only prepared me for the legal profession, but it also gave me…

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Should you or should you not let others do the work for you?

Find out why you should, or perhaps you shouldn’t, take on a franchise as your…

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Trump Supporters Paint Over Memorial Honoring Deceased Omega Psi Phi Student

James Madison University has been caught in a social media firestorm after a troubling on-campus incident

The students stayed up late into the night on Friday to finish painting the rock…

By Hailey Wallace

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