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5 Fabulous Destinations for Solo Travelers

Afraid to travel alone? These hot spots for singles will get you going

Choosing a destination with activities to keep you busy, is easy to navigate and safe…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ava DuVernay Part of Barbie’s ‘Shero’ Edition

'Selma' director honored with one-of-a-kind custom doll

‘Selma’ director Ave DuVernay was honored with a custom Barbie in her likeness.

By Brittany Dandy

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Can a Video Game Teach Your Preschooler to Solve for X?

An app that may work better, and faster, than school

A video game that teachers algebra to preschoolers may work better, and faster, than school.

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In the Age of Accountability, a School Famous for its Creativity Struggles to Get Results

Multiple Intelligences-inspired Key Learning Community gains hint at rekindling past glory

But since 2012, an ambitious young principal has helped the school achieve a remarkable shift…

By Robin White Goode

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Black and Sexy: 5 Web Series You Should Be Watching

Entrepreneurs Summit's speaker Dennis Dortch revolutionizes web TV with these must-sees

We highlight five of our favorite Black and Sexy TV web series from the cahnnel’s…

By Essence Gant

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Yes We Camp: 5 Cool Fishing, Hiking and Nature Groups for African Americans

National Park Week begins April 18

National Park Week is from April 18-26. To celebrate you can join several nature groups…

By Kandia Johnson

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Top 10 Entry Level Jobs for 2015

See what careers recent college graduates should look into

WalletHub releases the best and worst entry level jobs of 2015.

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Leap of Faith: How a Teen Ballerina Landed Dream Job at Dance Theatre of Harlem

Ingrid Silva looks back at taking a chance to leave her Brazilian home for career advancement

Ingrid Silva left Brazil at 18 yrs.old to pursue career as ballet dancer and landed…

By Kandia Johnson

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Bridesmaid for Hire: Monetize Your Place at the Alter

Jen Glantz took her wedding party role and made it her business

Jen Glantz’s start-up, allows brides to hire her as a bridesmaid for wedding party needs.…

By Brittany Dandy

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Curls Understood Founder, Talks Business Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Balance

Serial Entrepreneur Sylvia Kerali shares her love for natural hair and business mentality

Sylvia Kerali talks her business Curl Understood, and its heavy following.

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Are Black People Simply Trending on Television?

Patina Miller talks acting, race and the people of color TV trend

Patina Miller gives her perspective on people of color trending on television.

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5 Smart Millennial Entrepreneurs Using Instagram for Business

More talk about using digital voice for entrepreneurship at the Entrepreneurs Summit

These millennial entrepreneurs take advantage of the digital and social media age.

By Essence Gant

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3 Things You Must Do to Achieve Post Promotion Success

Three counterintuitive things that will improve your chance of success after a promotion

Here are three counterintuitive things you must do to reach success after a promotion.

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3 Big Tips to Brand Following Success

Founder of Curls Understood, Sylvia Kerali, reveals her insights on building a successful following

Sylvia Kerali gives her three big tips on how to achieve brand following success.

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7-Year-Old Natalie McGriff Wins $16,000 for Comic Book About Natural Hair

Get tips for your biz kid at the Entrepreneurs Summit

Natalie McGriff is the seven year old author who won $16K for her natural hair…

By Essence Gant

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Teachers Quick to Label Black Students Troublemakers

Teacher bias a contributing factor, research shows

The study showed that teachers tend to view black students more harshly than white students…

By Robin White Goode

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Morehouse Graduate Creates Virtual Talent Show with New App

Entrepreneurs Summit explores other millennials in tech

Henry Mason creates a new app that allows users to compete talents for cash prize.…

By Essence Gant

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#IWishMyTeacherKnew: Twitter Campaign Reveals Students’ Struggles

Takes the reality of children's lives online

A teacher at Denver Public Schools wanted to find a way to better understand her…

By Robin White Goode

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Broccoli City Founder Talks Using the Arts to Make Healthy Living Cool

Advertising professional Brandon McEachern details journey in advocacy for urban communities

Broccoli City founder talks creating a festival that uses culture and the arts to inform…

By Courtney Connley

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Female Professionals Winning: 5 Work-Life Balance Tips to Stay Sane

Steps to reach your highest potential and tap into your power

Five successful professional women share their tips on maintaining a healthy work-life balance while climbing…

By Brittany Dandy

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