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Success Comes from Affirming Your Potential | Harvard Business Review

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FacebookTwitterMailWhen you see how underrepresented African-Americans are in current leadership roles, it can be easy to get discouraged about their prospects for leadership advancement. Despite a rise in the number of black college and university graduates, just 8% of managers and under 4% of CEOs are black. In the Fortune 500 companies there are currently only three black chief executives, […]
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John Legend Wants To Improve Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Backgrounds | Forbes

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In Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Grammy-winning musician John Legend announced the second cohort of participants in Unlocked Futures, a 14-month accelerator program for social entrepreneurs who have been incarcerated and urged business leaders to be more inclusive of job applicants with criminal backgrounds. Unlocked Futures launched in 2017 as a partnership between the philanthropic venture fund New Profit and Legend’s […]
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Entrepreneur Creates Flashcards That Teach Children About Black Millionaires & Billionaires | Chicago Defender

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Jeffrey Somers, Chicago Defender ew Orleans, LA — New Orleans-based media company, Raising Black Millionaires, has just released the first volume in their series of Raising Black Millionaires Flashcards, to empower parents and educators of Black children with an effective and easy tool that builds self-confidence, high self-esteem, and limitless earning potential for all ages. The once blog turned media […]
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How America’s Ugly History of Segregation Changed the Meaning of the Word ‘Ghetto’ | TIME

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Daniel B. Schwartz, TIME ITALY – MAY 27: Aerial view of Campo Ghetto Nuovo, Venice (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1987), Veneto, Italy. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images). Featured Image oday, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism. This connotation is relatively recent; it has only become mainstream […]
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EXCLUSIVE: How This Woman Became the Youngest Black McDonald’s Owner in the U.S. | Black Enterprise

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Kemberley Washington, CPA, Black Enterprise ade Colin made headlines earlier this month when The Black Professional broke the news that she held the title of the youngest black owner of a McDonald’s in company history. Colin acquired her franchise after working at her family’s McDonald’s straight out of college and then completing the restaurant chain’s Next Generation program. We sat […]
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Here’s How One Couple Paid $200K Of Debt In 5 Years By First Addressing Their Money Hang-Ups | Forbes

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Ryan Derousseau, Forbes In order to pursue financial independence, first Julien and Kiersten Saunders had to address the psychological barriers they had when it came to spending and saving money. JULIEN & KIERSTEN SAUNDERS. Featured Image here Julien and Kiersten Saunders live in Atlanta, GA, they have multiple options for grocery shopping. There’s the high-end market down the block or […]
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A.L. Lewis: Florida’s first black millionaire remembered | NBC News

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By Associated Press, NBC News Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole. Featured Image ERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — They called him Fafa. A.L. Lewis loomed large in the Jacksonville childhood of great-granddaughter Johnnetta Betsch Cole and her two siblings. With only an elementary school education, he helped found the Afro-American Life Insurance Co. in 1901 and became Florida’s first African-American millionaire. In 1935 […]
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