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[WATCH] Zendaya Is New Face of CoverGirl

The actress' first CoverGirl TV commercial will air live during the Grammys on Feb. 15

On Thursday, January 21, 19-year-old actress Zendaya shared on Instagram that she is the newest…

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22-Year-Old HBCU Grad Makes History Earning Ph.D.

Student of thermodynamics is Delaware State’s youngest doctoral candidate

A 22-year-old HBCU grad made history at Delaware State University in December when he became…

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Cam Newton Named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year

Quarterback tallied 4,400 yards of total offense and 45 touchdowns for the 2015 season

On Wednesday Jan. 20, Cam Newton was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and…

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[WATCH] John Legend’s New TV Series ‘Underground’

Plantation slaves plan the 600-mile escape from Georgia to their freedom

On January 16, 2016, WGN America released two new trailers on Twitter for John Legend’s…

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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The 3 Things That ‘Really’ Make Goals a Reality

The scientifically proven formula for success

Psychology professor Gail Matthews from Dominican University in California, heard about an often cited study…

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5 Millennials Offer Non-Cliché Advice For Sticking to Your New Year Resolutions

First-hand tips for setting goals and sticking to them

With many New Year’s resolutions in motion, BlackEnterprise.com caught up with five millennials to hear…

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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…

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Jaden Smith is New Face of Louis Vuitton Womenswear Line

Teen actor continues gender-bending fashion statements

Jaden Smith is adding luxury endorsements to his resume, becoming the face of Louis Vuitton’s…

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[WATCH] LeBron James Turns 31 Today

Forbes estimates his net worth at $65 million, ranking in at #6 of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015

December 30 is LeBron James’ birthday. The American pro basketball player, famously born in 1984…

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The Real Reason You Should Hire Millennial Talent

Don’t be swayed by age or previous experience. Millennials are often ahead of the game.

Companies are always looking for hot, young talent. If you’re a business owner, hot, young…

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[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: Sri Lanka

University of Maryland alum spent four weeks in Sri Lanka

Maurice Nick studied abroad, spending four weeks in Sri Lanka, while working toward his graduate…

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

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5 Easy Tips For Finding Your Perfect Mentor

Take time to learn from others’ mistakes

Having a mentor is good – but having the right mentor is incredible.

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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…

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Young & Disrupting: Okayafrica CEO Talks Journey From Wall Street to Emerging Culture Brand

Abiola Oke is taking corporate savvy to expand footprint of the continent

Abiola Oke, CEO of Okayafrica, is among young business leaders beginning journeys to disrupt the…

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Top Companies for Black Professionals

See why these companies made our best in diversity list

Recently, the job and recruiting website Glassdoor released their list of the ’50 Best Places…

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Owe Uncle Sam? You May Have to Give Up Your Passport

Delinquent tax debt could mean your international travel plans are in jeopardy

President Obama signed the 5-year infrastructure spending bill that adds a new section in IRS…

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