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The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in America

The number of businesses owned by African American women grew 322% since 1997, making black females the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. 843 more words

Leadership

Watch the First Black Woman Who Served in the US Senate Go Off on the Confederate Flag | Mother Jones

Carol Moseley-Braun’s 2014 interview on her 1993 Senate struggle to establish a case to abolish the Confederate Flag. The titled article includes the original video of the then Senator Moseley-Braun’s actual speech on the floor of the Senate. 151 more words

Racism

Dylan Roof's Statement Highlights America's Twisted Obsession with Black Sexuality

It has been a week since the vicious and cowardly racist terrorist attack by Dylan Roof at the Wednesday night Bible study at the historic Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. 1,421 more words

Society And Culture

What I’ve Learned in Accepting My (Black) Introversion

“There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.”
-Susan Cain, The Power of Introverts

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Time: 5:00 pm
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OPINION: Coding Is The New Black: Here’s Why You Should Care About Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

It is no secret that many African-American women are not deemed to be very well-represented, or at the forefront in terms of publicity, when it comes to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related jobs and advancements. 304 more words

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