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Nike to Honor Serena Williams With Her Own Building

By: Selena Hill

Tennis star and new mommy Serena Williams will get a new building named after her, Nike announced last week. In a press release, Nike revealed its plans to erect four new buildings in 2019 in its Beaverton, Oregon, campus development plans. Williams, who’s earned an impressive 23 Grand Slam titles along with countless...

5 Things You Should Leave Behind in 2017

By: Kandia Johnson

Considering 2018 is at our doorstep, it’s the perfect time for a mental and physical detox before the New Year. Here are a few thoughts and behaviors you should ditch in 2017:   Stop sharing the hashtag #RelationshipGoals aka social media and the comparison trap   Social media captures one second...

How Roland Martin Made Black Media Matter

By: Alfred Edmond, Jr.

In a move that shocked many in the urban media industry, TV One abruptly ended its News One TV show hosted by Roland Martin, reports The Daily News. Martin confirmed the news in a Facebook post: Fam, the sad news is true. The staff of @tvonetv #NewsOneNow was informed this...

These Are the Three Things Gen Z Wants in a Workplace

By: Alisa Gumbs

This summer, for the first time, the majority of those graduating from school and becoming part of the workforce are part of Generation Z. And now they’re speaking up about what they want in the workplace. A new study from Door of Clubs, a campus recruiter used by CVS, Bank...

Discover BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America

By: Derek T. Dingle

They’re among the most transformative business leaders on the planet. Ann-Marie Campbell, EVP, U.S. Stores for The Home Depot, runs a mammoth retail operation, contributing to $95 billion in 2016 annual revenues and management of roughly 400,000 employees. David Huntley, AT&T’s senior executive vice president and chief compliance officer handles,...

Ex-NFL Star Jay Barnett Says Men Can Stop Sexual Harassment by Managing Their Power

By: Selena Hill

Sexual assault and harassment against women is an age-old epidemic that has largely remained ignored–until now. The recent string of charges of sexual harassment against high-profile men in media, Hollywood, and politics–including Russell Simmons, Matt Lauer, and Charlie Rose–has positioned the epidemic as an ongoing discussion in the national discourse. Jay Barnett, a former NFL star,...

Design Your Dream Tax Practice From Anywhere in the World

By: Charlene Rhinehart

If you didn’t attend the annual QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California, you missed out on some valuable information that could help you put more cash in your pockets this tax season. QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Consultant Heather Satterley spoke to a room full of engaged professionals who were looking...

Design Your Dream Tax Practice From Anywhere in the World

By: Charlene Rhinehart

If you didn’t attend the annual QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose, California, you missed out on some valuable information that could help you put more cash in your pockets this tax season. QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Consultant Heather Satterley spoke to a room full of engaged professionals who were looking...

She Just Headed the Largest M&A in Williams-Sonoma’s History

By: Sequoia Blodgett

Mergers and acquisitions happen all the time in the tech industry, but it’s rare that you see one like this. Vice President and Head of Strategy & Business Development Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI), just secured one of the largest tech M&As that the retail-based company has ever seen. Varnado led the deal for...

She Just Headed the Largest M&A in Williams-Sonoma’s History

By: Sequoia Blodgett

Mergers and acquisitions happen all the time in the tech industry, but it’s rare that you see one like this. Vice President and Head of Strategy & Business Development Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI), just secured one of the largest tech M&As that the retail-based company has ever seen. Varnado led the deal for...

NBC’s Matt Lauer Fired Amid Sexual Harrassment Allegations

By: Janell Hazelwood

Matt Lauer, longtime Today show host and NBC mainstay, was fired after an employee filed a complaint about “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,” the network announced today.   (Image: Wikimedia)   This morning, co-anchor Savannah Guthrie gave the Today show audience the news. “I will tell you that right now...

NBC’s Matt Lauer Fired Amid Sexual Harrassment Allegations

By: Janell Hazelwood

Matt Lauer, longtime Today show host and NBC mainstay, was fired after an employee filed a complaint about “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,” the network announced today.   (Image: Wikimedia)   This morning, co-anchor Savannah Guthrie gave the Today show audience the news. “I will tell you that right now...