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Inside the Congressional Black Caucus’s Hottest Events for Young Black Professionals

The Fab Empire releases its annual "Insider's Guide to Congressional Black Caucus Week"

Award-winning blog, “The Fab Empire,” releases their seventh annual “Insider’s Guide to Congressional Black Caucus…

By Courtney Connley

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12 Children’s Books That Teach Kids About Black Heroes

Illustrated children's books teach kids about black leaders in art, music, science, entertainment, and social activism.

Books to help children learn about black leaders in art, music, science, entertainment, and social…

By Kandia Johnson

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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Young Entrepreneur Turns Class Project into Successful Kids Transportation Company

How Aireal Taylor launched a kids transportation company to help parents solve everyday transportation challenges

How Aireal Taylor, founder of Kidz Cab, is helping parents solve everday transportation challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Online Tutoring Sites You Should Know About

On-demand tutoring services connect students with tutors, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week

On-demand online tutoring services connect students with tutors, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Study: Black Students’ Discipline Rates are Highest in the South

Study reveals black students are suspended at disproportionate rates, especially in the South

Study reveals black students’ discipline rates are especially high in the south.

By Kandia Johnson

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Founder of MentorMe Talks Creating a Mentoring Platform for Youth

Britt Fitzpatrick creates mentoring platform focused on (K-12) and higher education mentoring

Britt Fitzpatrick Creates Mentoring Platform focused on (K-12) and higher education mentoring.

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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The 25 Best Jobs for Millennials

Find out which jobs are worth the college investment

The advocacy group Young Invincibles releases a report that highlights the top 25 jobs for…

By Courtney Connley

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Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award

The hip-hop mogul will be honored at this year's MTV VMA's

This year at the MTV VMA’s, hip-hop superstar and entrepreneur Kanye West is set to…

By Cristie Leondis

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[STUDY] Black Women and Asian Men Underrepresented in Magazines

Despite black women getting Sept. covers, research shows that the playing field is still not diverse

A recent study by student and faculty researchers at the College of William & Mary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Tech Innovators Share Winning Career Advice

Black technology innovators share career advice on breaking boundaries in technology

Black technology innovators share career advice on breaking boundaries in technology.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Alarming Health Effects of Working Overtime

Studies show increased health risks and decrease in productivity

Studies find increased health risks for professionals who work overtime.

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Appoint New CMO

Daniel Cherry III will oversee marketing, communications, and community initiatives

Daniel Cherry III, new CMO for New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, will helm all…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Educational Initiatives Parents and Caretakers Should Know About

National educational initiatives in STEM, mentorship, art, and international studies

National educational initiatives in STEM, mentorship, art, and international studies.

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Our Family Dinner’ Unites Young Professionals For Social Gathering and Family-Style Dinners

Founder talks promoting authentic social interactions and planning for global expansion

Founder of Family Dinner talks promoting authentic social interactions, and global expansion.

By Kandia Johnson

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PhaShanta Hubert Talks Becoming a Celebrity Host and Running Her Own Media Company

Hubert attributes much of her success to her family

PhaShanta discusses balancing her own media company, building a brand, and motherhood.

By Chanel Martin

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10 Online Resources to Help You Help Your Child

U.S. Department of Education list of online resources for parents

U.S. Department of Education list of online resources for parents.

By Kandia Johnson

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Baltimore Creates an Additional 3,000 Summer Jobs for City’s Youth Following Freddie Gray Riots

City officials launch nonprofit to help improve job opportunities for youth

Following the Freddie Gray riots that erupted earlier this year, Baltimore has created 3,000 additional…

By Courtney Connley

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