Work & Money

Black Women Are Now The Most Educated Group In The US

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According to reports by the National Center for Education Statistics, black women are now the most educated group in the United States. By both race and gender there is a higher percentage of black women (9.7 percent) enrolled in college than any other group including...

Black Excellence: 9-Year-Old Twin Sisters Launch Organic Bath And Skincare Line

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Little Ladies Organics, launched in November 2015 by 9-year-old twin sisters Kamilah and Nikayla from Maryland is already a huge success. The girls started selling their homemade soaps to friends and family before venturing into official business and now have everything from bath salts to...

It’s About Time We Label “Mainstream” Media, “White” Media

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Liz Heron, Huffington Post’s executive editor, recently tweeted a photo captioned: “Notice anything about this @HuffingtonPost editors meeting?” that has sparked some controversy. Why? Well, because not only was there a complete absence of male faces, but also not a single Black woman in sight....

‘Teen Vogue’ Hires First Black Editor-In-Chief Elaine Welteroth

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29-year-old Elaine Welteroth, who has served as Teen Vogue’s Beauty and Health Director since October 2012, will replace the mag’s founding editor Amy Astley as she exits to head up another Conde Nast publication, Architectural Digest. This exciting promotion makes Welteroth the youngest person and...

RushCard Agrees To Pay 20.5 Million To The Customers It Screwed Over

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According to court documents filed last week, RushCard, the prepaid card created by hip hop mogul Russell Simmons, has agreed to pay a total of $20.5 million to customers who were temporarily locked out of their accounts last year. RushCard faced technical issues last October...

Open Thread: Have You Managed To Pay Back Your Student Loans?

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The US student debt crisis is one of the most hot button issues on this year’s presidential campaign trail. Today, there are 40 million people in the US who collectively owe $1.2 trillion in student loan debt. Almost 70% of students who earn Bachelor’s degrees...