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Coleman Installed as President of Airport Executives

(Fayetteville, N.C.) — The Fayetteville Regional Airport is proud to recognize Toney Coleman, Deputy Airport Director, as the new 2017-2018

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USDA Director: Agriculture Census Important for Black Farmers

At first glance, King Whetstone might present an unusual visual. First, he appears younger than his 40 years—but that’s not

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Governor Cooper Highlights NC GROW Free Community College Scholarship Proposal in Asheville

Governor Roy Cooper recently highlighted his proposed NC GROW (Getting Ready for Opportunities in the Workforce) Scholarship to help make

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Live Like a Millionaire on Any Budget: Financial Success Is a Good Habit

Teacherpreneur/ Money Magnet Timolin Langin’s holistic approach to wealth building underscores her workshops, her blogs, and her writings as the

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It’s Time for Black Parents to Stand Up for the ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’

Today, across the United States in nearly every African American community, millions of parents are striving to do all that

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Still Pleading Our Own Cause: The Black Press Celebrates 190 Years

The oldest Black business industry in America began 190 years ago today. On March 16, 1827, the first edition of

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Career and Education

Local Black Youth to Represent the U.S. in Jamaica This July — Will Perform in Front of Jamaican Dignitaries

A GoFundMe page for the What About YOUth Initiative has been launched for those who want to help make a

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10-Year Old CEO Gets Distribution in Once Upon a Child Stores Across the Country

Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin is now selling her hair accessory invention GaBBY Bows in 50 Once Upon a Child stores

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Black Homeschool Mother and Former Public School Teacher Creates Literacy Content that Reflects African American Children

Atlanta, GA — The late great Chicago educator, Marva Collins once said, “You can pay people to teach but you

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Greater Business News

African-American Businesses Need to Stay Focused on Profitability to Help the Community

I was invited to do a presentation on marketing strategy to a group of African-American entrepreneurs last month. As customary,

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Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughters, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los

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Empowering Women of Color to Travel Abroad — Bridges Diversity Gap in Travel & Tourism Sector

New York, NY — Cultured Black Pearl (CulturedBlackPearl.com) is a travel and lifestyle blog featuring musings from abroad by a

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