Part-time Palm Beacher Blair Brandt is part of a group of entrepreneurs under the age of 30 gathering in Washington today to launch Buy Young, a collective effort to promote businesses owned by young people and boost their profile with policymakers. Brandt, 23, said he and other business owners hope lawmakers will listen as they […]
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Article submitted by HBCU Lifestyle Contributor: Penny Dickerson African American college students should applaud the vocal example of Bebe Moore Campbell. In an age where rap stars and NBA athletes are the most celebrated heroes, it is with good cause that we lift up a woman whose advocacy was intended to help so many. Prior […]
Article courtesy of Fast Company: Ah, the joy of long holiday weekends. They re-energize, revitalize and send you back to work…feeling you like you’ve slept in late and got a term paper due at noon. The reasons for this are unclear — vacations are planned for, coworkers notified to pick up the slack, email generally […]
CAN HBCU STUDENTS HELP SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF BLACK AMERICA? Commentary by Richard Gibson, Jr. They most certainly can…if they choose to do so. Documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson has put together a moving and powerful account of a mass movement of thousands of mostly students from various colleges and universities engaged in a battle to […]
The decision to write full-time is an aggressive endeavor despite talent or drive. Writing is a multi-billion dollar industry that is news-necessary, the cutting-edge of entertainment, and the pivotal intersect of social survival: Tweet or die. African Americans have infiltrated the literary scene with riveting stories nestled inside book jackets donning sultry bodies and titles […]
Sources: Dr. Woody, Fox Business & Jobvite Survey 2010 Social Recruiting Survey As the economy continues to stumble its way toward recovery, the labor market remains anemic for the millions of people out of work. With so many unemployed workers, recruiters are pickier than ever, forcing job seekers to turn to innovative ways to break […]
Eleven multicultural fraternities and sororities competed in the largest step show Saturday night for $100,000 in scholarship money and boundless bragging rights. The night also included performances from celebs Ciara and Wale. The sisters of Delta Sigma Theta, at Clark Atlanta University, who came in third last year, took the win at the second annual […]
BLACK ENTERPRISE will kick off its 2011 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo hosted by Nationwide Insurance on Sunday, May 22, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel. The three-day power conference, which brings together more than 1,000 of the country’s leading entrepreneurs and corporate executives, is designed to provide attendees with the innovative strategies and networking opportunities […]