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The Executive Leadership Foundation to Honor Eric Holder and Kenneth Frazier

The former attorney general and the chairman & CEO of Merck will be lauded at this year's annual awards gala

“We are proud to honor the accomplishments of exceptional companies and individuals who represent black…

By Courtney Connley

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[Tech ConneXt Summit] AT&T Sponsors Black STEM Students at TechconneXt Summit In Silicon Valley

Howard University students to tour AT&T Foundry and meet with recruiters

College students from Howard University will tour the AT&T Foundry facility and participate in a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Future Belongs to the STEM-Savvy

As more girls code, more women sue, but who is ready to fill the tech gender gap?

The latest women’s revolt in the tech industry – a class action suit filed against…

By Caroline Clarke

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‘Lesbians Who Tech’ Summit Coming to New York City

Four-day event featuring speakers from companies including Google, The New York Times, Amazon and more

Lesbians Who Tech’s second annual summit in New York Oct. 1-4 is set to bring…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ad Week 2015: Celebrities, Industry Leaders, and Media’s Top Execs Gather in NYC

Regulation and access issues in publishing and social are hot topics this year

This week, thousands of leaders in the advertising, media, business, tech, and marketing industries are…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Zuri Hall Talks Landing Her Dream Job at E! News and the Power of Investing in Yourself

Hall shares her journey to making it as a national television host

E! News correspondent Zuri Hall opens up about her career journey and the power of…

By Courtney Connley

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Navigating the Career Jungle: 3 Steps for Young Professionals for Advancement

Millennial coach and Levo League coach shares her secrets to success

Jacqueline V. Twillie, career coach and author of Amazon bestseller How to Survive the Career…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Is Your College Degree Still Worth the Investment in Today’s Job Market?

A look at what degrees lead to financial security

A look at what degrees are providing a return on investment in today’s job market

By Courtney Connley

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#YesWeCode Will Recruit Minorities for New Tech Training Initiative in the South Bronx

Assembly member Michael Blake hopes to transform district by introducing more economic opportunities for jobless youth

#YesWeCode teamed up with Assembly member Michael Blake for New Faces of Tech, an event…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Should You Enroll Your High School Student in a Foreign Exchange Program?

6 benefits of high school study abroad programs

Here are six benefits of attending a foreign exchange program for high school students.

By Kandia Johnson

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Janelle Monae is the Face of COVERGIRL’s Star Wars Collaboration

The galaxy superstar rocks the brands limited edition Resistance Pilot look

Galaxy superstar Janelle Monae rocks COVERGIRL’s limited edition Resistance Pilot look.

By Brittany Dandy

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‘Women Veterans ROCK’ Launch Civic Leadership Institute

Lecture series helps women veterans transitioning from military to civilian life

Lecture series helps women veterans transitioning from military to civilian life.

By Kandia Johnson

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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.

By Brittany Dandy

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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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