Kareem and Claude became friends while attending Duke University. Both having many family members who passed away from diet-related illnesses or suffered from diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses, they often discussed doing something to address this issue. Continue reading The amazing CMO and CEO of Naturade/VeganSmart, a minority owned business
By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life
The 2007 movie “The Bucket List” told the story of two terminally ill men seeking to finish out all the things they’ve always wanted to do but never completed. The duo set out on their adventure with the intention to fulfill all their dreams before they “kicked the bucket.” Continue reading Financial Freedom for Millennials: A Bucket List
By Joi-Marie McKenzie
What happens when you get engaged and you’ve partied so hard in your 20s you’d rather not “party like a rockstar” at your bachelorette party? Gather your best girlfriends and check out the only five-star resort owned by a Black woman in the U.S.
Continue reading The Only Black-Owned 5-Star Resort In The U.S. Is Perfect For Your Bachelorette Party
Job seekers who want to break into a new role in 2019 need to think hard about the image (or brand) they project to employers. Continue reading How to Brand Yourself and Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired
A 16-year-old Texan recently shared her journey from home school to law school. Haley Taylor Schlitz, who graduated from high school at 13, is preparing to attend Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law this fall, one of nine schools that accepted her, according to the American Bar Association.
Continue reading Meet the 16-year-old Texan who will be attending SMU’s law school this fall
Michael Atkins, a former school custodian in Denver Colorado, has been recently promoted as the new principal of Stedman Elementary School. He plans to use his past experiences as a former student in the area and a custodian to become successful in accomplishing his goals in his new career.
Continue reading Former School Custodian from Denver is Now the School Principal
The question comes up in nearly every interview. It might be phrased in any number of ways, but every interviewer is going to ask, in some form, why should we hire you? Continue reading 7 Ways You Should Never Answer “Why Should We Hire You?”
Led… Handled… Managed… Responsible for… most resume bullet points start with the same words.
Frankly, the same tired old words hiring managers have heard over and over—to the point where they’ve lost a lot of their meaning and don’t do much to show off your accomplishments.
Continue reading 185 Powerful Action Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome
It’s official, Robyn Rihanna Fenty is the world’s wealthiest female musician. Let’s let that sink in.
Continue reading Rihanna Is Now The Wealthiest Female Musician Alive
As of 2018, there are only 19 black-owned banks in the United States, according to BankBlackUSA.org. These banks, however, make a big difference in their communities. Continue reading Get to Know These Notable Black-Owned Banks
Nine years ago, two unlikely lunch partners sat down at the Hollywood Diner in Omaha, Nebraska. One, Warren Buffett, was a regular there. The other, Jay-Z, was not. The billionaire and the rapper ordered strawberry malts and chatted amiably, continuing the conversation back at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway offices.
Continue reading Artist, Icon, Billionaire: How Jay-Z Created His $1 Billion Fortune
Atlanta-based psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris, MD, is the first black woman to become the American Medical Association’s (AMA) president. When Dr. Harris assumes her role in June this year, she will also be the Association’s first African-American female to hold that office.
Continue reading Making Strides in Health Care—AMA elects its first African-American woman president