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Zuhuri Beauty Targets Women’s Health with Natural Beauty Box Subscription

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Women’s health has become an increasingly large conversation over the past couple of years I began doing research on fibroids and found that estrogen dominance was one of the key factors in fibroids and many hormonal problems women have I always say God left me one to keep me focused and humble UJAMAA is one of the most powerful Kwanzaa principles Natural skin care products are special because...

‘BE THE CODE’ PODCAST: Using Tech to Design Luxury Menswear

“BE The Code” is Black Enterprise’s new podcast spotlighting the most influential and innovative blacks in technology, from celebrities to financiers, and how they are reshaping the industry with their unique perspectives This podcast is hosted by Sequoia Blodgett, a millennial entrepreneur and former cast member of the 2015 ABC Family reality series Startup U Join Blodgett as she chats with...

Don’t Know Much About African History: A Connecticut School Board Seeks to Change That

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A Connecticut school district is grappling with how far back to go in history to provide context for African Americans in a high school course now required for graduation That’s according to Education Week , which reports that the Bridgeport, Connecticut, school district, which last October made an ethnic studies course a graduation requirement , is debating a selection proposed for the course’s...

Include Microsoft STEM Camps in Your Summer Plans

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A tribe of high school-age boys was also in the store, sampling Microsoft’s games and other high-tech goodies But you don’t have to be a high schooler to enjoy the store I was also dissed, just a bit, by an Ohbot—a type of robot In other words, your kids are going to love this At Microsoft stores across the country, these camps are set up to inspire the next generation of philanthropists...

More Black Americans Are Becoming Franchise Owners and Fueling Small Business Growth

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From left to right: Kerri Harper-Howie, Patricia Williams, Nicole Enearu (Image courtesy of Jon Didier) Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers teamed with the franchise industry’s largest trade group to compile the report The findings are based on data from the US Census Bureau’s 2012 Survey of Business Owners that included examining the scope of franchise businesses owned by minorities and...

Creating Opportunity, One Internship at a Time

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To get a full-time job in tech, it really helps to have had an internship Just today my son interviewed for a technology position, and part of the screening process involved his collaborating with a team on a project “Teamwork skills” may have been on his résumé, but he had to prove it Organizations like ScriptEd—which equips students who attend underresourced schools with training in tech...

Four Tips to Increase Your Credit Score From a Credit Expert

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Black Enterprise caught up with founder Christia’n Annice of eMillions+, a credit repair agency, who gave us four tips on how to increase your credit score Delinquent payments and collections can have a major negative impact on a credit score According to FICO data, a 30-day delinquency could cause as much as a 90- to 110-point drop on a FICO Score of 780 for a consumer who has never missed a...

The People Who Argue Against Education Have All Been Educated

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There’s some discussion about whether or not college—even all of education—is worth it And most of them send their kids to school (It is the law, after all) Even uneducated people that have achieved great success often regret their lack of a formal education And it seems to me that most uneducated people seek out educational options for their children Despite the serious problems in US public...

Why Now Is the Time to Get Ready for 2019 Goals

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There is no doubt that you kicked off 2018 with a set of specific goals to accomplish by Dec Short-term goals, those that you want to achieve this year, are very important to outline However, it’s not that I have everything figured out; I have taken the time to consider what I really WANT and then I take action by putting a plan in place to focus on what I really NEED to get it It’s not that I’m...

Morgan State, Wharton School Announce First-of-its-Kind Collaboration

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The Morgan State University Earl G Graves School of Business and Management and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania have announced a collaboration that focuses on faculty and student academic programming This synergy “represents a key element in the missions of both schools in building academic excellence through diversity” as well as addressing other challenges, the statement...

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