Money Mondays: Summer Jobs

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Money Mondays: Summer Jobs What do we need to know about summer jobs? There are two reasons we are talking about summer jobs. First, a lot has changed since we were kids. What teens and young adults do during the summer has become much more varied. But more importantly, for those who have kids who… Read more »

Black Billionaire Shares Secret To Success With Young Black Men

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Black Billionaire Shares Secret To Success With Young Black Men Denver native Robert Smith visited his home town to deliver a commencement address at the University of Denver and gave an interview to KUSA-TV, the local NBC News affiliate. Denver native Robert Smith interviewing with @9NEWS ahead of his #Commencement address tonight @UofDenver @AdviceGuruAlan pic.twitter.com/i84TbVZbiH… Read more »

The Issue of Race Finally Explodes on ‘The Bachelorette’

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 The Issue of Race Finally Explodes on ‘The Bachelorette’ In a clip that immediately started making news last week, The Bachelorette broke down in tears and said something black women all across the country could agree with: “you have no idea what it’s like being in this position.” The Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay (Image: ABC)  … Read more »

Supreme Court Allows Donald Trump A Limited Version Of His Travel Ban

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Supreme Court Allows Donald Trump A Limited Version Of His Travel Ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump hailed the decision as a “victory for national security,” but it’s… Read more »

Succeeding Against the Odds—Graduating from High School in the Nation’s Capital

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 Succeeding Against the Odds—Graduating from High School in the Nation’s Capital [Image: (L to R) Camille Benbow, Class of 2017, Ballou High School; Dr. Yetunde Reeves, Principal, Ballou High School; Kiara Burnett, Class of 2017 Class President, Ballou High School; Da-Quon Rhones, Rising Junior, Ballou High School; Monique Rizer, Executive Director, Opportunity Nation Photo Credit:… Read more »

CNN Accepts Resignations Of Three Involved In Retracted Russia Story

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CNN Accepts Resignations Of Three Involved In Retracted Russia Story NEW YORK (AP) — CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund. The story was posted on… Read more »

Beefed-Up National Business League Aims to Empower Black Entrepreneurs

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 Beefed-Up National Business League Aims to Empower Black Entrepreneurs Fortified with new ownership and leadership, the 117-year-old National Business League Inc. is getting an extensive makeover for future growth. It will stem from the acquisition of the NBL, a business group founded in 1900 by Booker T. Washington, by the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce…. Read more »

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase STEM Retention in College and Career

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 .5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase STEM Retention in College and Career Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative to help retain students in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges: Florida A&M University, Morgan State University, Howard University, Prairie View A&M University, North Carolina A&T… Read more »

5 Strategies for College Success This Fall

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 5 Strategies for College Success This Fall When Stephen Covey wrote his best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, many years ago, I read it chiefly because one of the editors here at BLACK ENTERPRISE was also reading it. “Begin with the end in mind” is one of Covey’s seven recommended habits. And, if… Read more »