helicopter parent

Your Helicopter Parent is Ruining Things for You

There is such a thing as going too far

There is a place where each child (or adult) must draw a firm line in…

By Safon Floyd

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Entrepreneurs

The Stark Reality about Entrepreneurs of Color

2016 Shark Tank Casting Tour Recap

The stark reality about entrepreneurs of color is that their brilliance, ingenuity, and grit are…

By Black Enterprise

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Clinton blackface

Black Pastor Sends Clinton Blackface Tweet In Support Of Trump, Stands By His Message

Africans Americans have it so bad in this country that they need to vote for Trump

Televangelist and NOW Television Network CEO Pastor Rev. Mark Burns caused a social media firestorm…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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P. Diddy

Back to School with P. Diddy

Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School opens for sixth and seventh graders

I thought of that the other day when I heard that Diddy (or Sean Combs)…

By Robin White Goode

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finances

5 Baby Steps Towards Taking Control of Your Finances

Use these five easy tips to regain control of your finances

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A good indicator that it’s time to take control of your finances is…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Physicist

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Physicist and cancer researcher, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

She is one of the less than 100 black women physicists in the U.S. She…

By Samara Lynn

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credit card

Are You Carrying the Wrong Credit Card?

Use a card that's right for you, one that matches your spending and financial situation

At least one in five credit card customers are carrying the wrong card, according to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Barbershop Books

Barbershop Books Provides Reading Spaces for Boys

CGI Commitment to Action expanding initiative to 11 cities

Yet he sensed that something was missing when, after a year of sophomore high school…

By Robin White Goode

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Freedman's Bank

How U.S. Backed Banks Robbed Ex-Slaves of $66 Million

This historical analysis of the relationship between African Americans and banks underscores the significance of banking black today

Booker T. Washington, the Founder of the Tuskegee Institute and the son of slaves, once…

By Jared Brown

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tech

Tech Skills Bring Hope to Chicago’s At-Risk Youth

Summer program puts kids on a positive trajectory

Get IN Chicago, a 3-year-old private fund that supports evidence-based programs that work to reduce…

By Robin White Goode

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weekend getaway

11 Ideas For Your Next Weekend Getaway

Check out escapes that require fewer than four hours in either a car or a plane from more than a dozen major cities.

Short on time and looking for the perfect out of town spot? Whether you’re seeking…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Rotimatic

Rotimatic: The Roti Making Robot

Rotimatic takes the labor out of making the delicious Caribbean/Indian bread

Meet Rotimatic–an automated robot that mixes flour, water, and oil, to fresh, hot roti.
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By Samara Lynn

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marketing

Offbeat, Creative Ways for Marketing Your Business

KFC's fried chicken scented sunscreen shows how a publicity stunt can draw positive attention to your brand

The KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen is an example of stunt marketing at its best. Executed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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kindergarten

What Your Child Needs to Know Before Starting Kindergarten

Social skills and the ability to speak up are important

Describing what makes her daughter ready, Myers writes, “To me it’s the basics of academics,…

By Robin White Goode

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momprener

5 Tips for Becoming a Master Mompreneur

You can do it all, and it can all be done well—if you're doing it right

Check out these 5 tips that reveal what you can do to have it all…

By Safon Floyd

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franchise

4 Money Making Franchise Opportunities for Pet Lovers and Entrepreneurs

Pet care is a $62 billion industry that continues to grow

The pet industry is made up of the products and services that keep pets alive,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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first website

Know Where to Start: Advice for Launching Your First Website

Use these tips to build and launch a successful website

Whether it’s for personal use or for business, starting your first website can be quite…

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Personal Brand

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Promote Your Business

Network boldly to build brand awareness

Most entrepreneurs think that the business or product they represent is the most important aspect…

By Black Enterprise

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge, Week 3: Shore Up Your Home Network

To better secure your digital life, challenge yourself to push your tech skills and lock down your home network

Our homes can have as many devices connected to the network as a small business…

By Samara Lynn

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