Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

by Dawn Hardy

The facts don’t lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn’t have a deal with a major publisher.  Over the last two decades self-publishing... Read More

[The Upload] Conference Aims at Bridging the Gap in STEM for Black Women

[The Upload] Conference Aims at Bridging the Gap in STEM for Black Women

by Allyson Leak

According to the National Research Council, modern-day students must develop and consistently hone their computational skills in order to compete in a global economy.... Read More

The Bright Sides to Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The Bright Sides to Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

by Kara I. Stevens

Nic Cober, attorney and author of CEO of My Soul, a memoir that chronicles this small businesswoman’s tumultuous personal and entrepreneurial journey through debt,... Read More

Top 10 HBCUs — & The Real Convo You Need to Have With Your Kids

Top 10 HBCUs — & The Real Convo You Need to Have With Your Kids

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

Every year U.S. News and World Report puts out an informative piece listing the top performing HBCUs breaking down the statistics about resources, amenities,... Read More

entrepreneurship

Getting Smart About Entrepreneurship: Investing in the Family Biz

by S. Tia Brown

Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t always about what’s in your genes but what’s in the pockets of your jeans. Bank accounts, credit cards and... Read More

Study Shows Discrimination Affects Some Minority Groups’ Financial Decisions

Study Shows Discrimination Affects Some Minority Groups’ Financial Decisions

by Alisha Tillery

A recent study, Discrimination, Risk and Portfolio Choice, by the University of Miami determined that specific minority groups were less likely to take financial... Read More

ShoppeBlack

Shoppe Black’s Entrepreneurs Commit to Business — And Each Other

by Glenn Jeffers

It started with a Facebook post. Curator and entrepreneur Shantrelle Lewis took to the social-media site to find sharp-dressed brothers for her exhibition, “The... Read More

From DC to QVC: Risky Moves Help Family Recipe Go National

From DC to QVC: Risky Moves Help Family Recipe Go National

by Eric Easter / Urban News Service

When Starbucks asked April Richardson to mail its CEO a sample of her cake, she went a step further: She sent herself. “I tried... Read More

digital

Digital Entrepreneurs Touch on Black Wall Street Spirit with Archer & Pine

by Alley Olivier

Marc Clarke and Morgan Gantt are both huge promoters of the Buy Black movement. So much so that they have taken the next step... Read More

Take Your Career to the Next Level in 2017

Take Your Career to the Next Level in 2017

by Shanita Hubbard

Somewhere between being remarkably under employed and painfully over worked I learned that it’s possible for fear to trespass on your sanity and arrest... Read More