Make America Native Again

Donald Trump Gets ‘Fired’ From NBC For Comments About Immigrants

Backlash for statements about Mexican immigrants continues to build for the media personality

Several networks have decided to end their affiliation with the candidate after comments about immigration…

By Michael Tolbert

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Misty Copeland Named First African American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater

The star ballerina takes the lead

Ballerina Misty Copeland became the first African American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year…

By Brittany Dandy

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President Obama Wants to Extend Overtime Pay Protection to Millions of Workers

New changes will make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay

President Obama announces plan to expand overtime pay protection to millions of workers in 2016.

By Courtney Connley

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Kimberly Hairston Talks Dr. Miracles and Brand Authenticity

How one beauty brand is staying competitive

A new campaign titled, Undo the Hurt, plans to focus the brand’s efforts toward repairing…

By Brittany Dandy

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Making STEM Diversity a National Priority

Diverse panelists offer tangible solutions

The opening keynote at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference offers answers to attracting and…

By Robin White Goode

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Kyemah McEntyre Debuts Epic Dress at BET Awards

Teen designs red carpet look for singer/actress Naturi Naughton

The young designer says her main goal is to inspire other women to be themselves…

By Brittany Dandy

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Senators Call Investigation Into Discriminatory Housing In Minority Communities

Group of senators pen letter to regulatory housing agencies

“The findings of NFHA’s report are troubling at best, and at worst, indicate illegal discrimination…

By Michael Tolbert

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Shaun Robinson Leaves Access Hollywood

Award-winning journalist says it's time to take her career to the next level

Shaun Robinson departs “Access Hollywood” to focus on future development and production projects within the…

By Courtney Connley

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golf & tennis

Golf & Tennis Challenge: Early-Bird Registration Ends Today

Save $200 off any golf, tennis or social registration package

If you haven’t yet registered for this year’s Golf & Tennis Challenge, September 3 -…


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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why All Startups Need Business Plans

Ensure the success and profitability of your venture

Contrary to popular opinion, business plans are alive and well. Not only do financial folks…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEM

Women and most minorities are being left behind

U.S. News and Raytheon produce an index that reveals the widening gaps in race and…

By Robin White Goode

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5 Strategies for Building Your Emotional Intelligence

Improve your outcomes in the workplace and beyond

Emotional intelligence is our ability to be aware of, influence, and express our emotions, and…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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The Weekend Update: Full of Pride

LGBT celebrations dominated the weekend in many parts of the country

As the LGBT community showed its pride, the BET Awards celebrated their 15th telecast, and…

By Michael Tolbert

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7 Must-Know Facts About Bree Newsome

A young activist with a hands-on approach to social justice

Bree Newsome, activist and filmmaker, has made it a habit to stand up for justice…

By Brittany Dandy

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top jobs

Your School’s Financial Aid Office is Still a Resource

NASFAA Offers Advice on Student Loan Repayment for New Graduates

NASFAA urges the class of 2015 to use its 6-month grace period to learn all…

By Robin White Goode

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Glassware 2.0 Revolutionizes Working Remotely

Sphere 3D and Microsoft to deliver virtualization and maximize productivity on-the-go and in the cloud

The Glassware 2.0® platform will be useful in helping schools save money as more districts…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Black Church Group Applauds Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

Marriage equality not to be confused as religion vs LGBT issue

Marriage equality should not be confused as being religion versus LGBT issue, say faith leaders.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Michael Smith, GM for Hyatt Regency, is a New Orleans Hero

The philanthropist is a major player in hospitality and tourism

GM Michael Smith has become a hero in New Orleans for his attitude and assistance…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Episcopal Church Elects its First Black Presiding Bishop

Bishop Michael Curry elected as 27th presiding bishop

The Episcopal Church elects Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina as its presiding bishop.

By Courtney Connley

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