Passing the Torch: 2019 HBCU Grads Offer Advice to Class of 2023

New city, new school, new friends, new life, new start.  Crossing the social, emotional and academic bridge from high school to college...

How To Get Your Credit In Order

There are so many things that school didn’t teach us, credit being one of them. Ironically, it is one of...

Why I’m Grateful For My Fraternity

Have you ever pondered to yourself and thought: ”Which fraternity or sorority should I join”? Or have you ever compared yourself to someone else who...

When Entrepreneurial Success Catches You By Surprise – What’s Next?

It was just four years ago that I started my social media management business on a whim. I had no idea if...

5 Skills Successful Entrepreneurs Possess

Do you envy other entrepreneurs who attract media attention for their companies? Do you see other business successes and silently...

Watching ‘When They See Us’ Is An Act Of Social Justice

Apparently, no one was ready for Ava DuVernay’s recent series, When They See Us. Across social media, discourse about the movie...
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Why People Of A Diversity Should Experience Attending Auto Races With Their Families

William Jackson and Aida Correa are attending multiple community events sponsored by Ford Motor Company and the Southern Ford Dealers across Florida.

What A Cliche!: The 5 Most Overused Resume Phrases

Just because something sounds good, doesn’t mean you should put it on your resume. A million other people probably have...

Changing The Game Of Financial Literacy For African-American Kids

Goalsetter is a new financial literacy platform for kids. The platform lets the whole family get in on the savings...

Attacking The 2 Percent Problem: Black Male Teacher Recruitment

Now that school is out, teacher recruitment is kicking in. We all know that you can’t teach all students the...

Here’s 6 Things To Know Before Launching A Small Business

Many people dream of owning a small business. Owning a company is ideal for people who are naturally creative, are...

What You Need To Know Before Launching A Home-Based Business

According to Small Biz Trends, 69% of entrepreneurs launch their businesses from home. Starting a home-based business can be exciting and lucrative. However, study all aspects of your company...

Business Plan Do’s And Don’ts

Your business plan is the step between pitching to and pinning down investors. Entire TV shows have been dedicated to the art of the pitch, but...

Here’s 5 Reasons Why Mentors Matter

If you trace all the way back to biblical days up until the 21st century, you will find that mentorship was the “secret sauce” for many who made...

How To Build Your Own HBCU Brand From Scratch

In today's society HBCU students cannot allow others to Brand them or label them. There are billions of people on the planet, each person from conception to...

How Should Black Small Business Owners Plan To Pass The Business To Next Generation?

When Image One Facility Solutions franchise owner Eric Davis goes on vacation, he knows his business is in good hands. That’s because he turns business over to...

Donate To HBCUs To Celebrate Black History Month 2018

Black History Month is fast approaching, and there's lots of things to learn and ways to celebrate Black History. It's a long month. But Black History is...

HBCU Students: Why You Need Your Own Side Hustle

First, let’s be clear on what a side hustle is: A “side hustle” is additional income that is separate from your paycheck. It’s not a part-time job, it...

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