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Homecoming: Obama Brings $1 Billion in Investments To Kenya, Reunites With Half-Sister Auma Obama

In his first visit to his father’s country since he became president, Barack Obama made his rounds with extended family, addressed economic development and announced more than $1 billion in investments to promote entrepreneurship at  382 more words

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Singer Amel Larrieux Launches Natural Hair Product Line "Beautiful Us"

Songstress Amel Larrieux is probably as well-known for her gorgeous flowing natural hair as she is for her signature voice.  She’s been performing for nearly 20 years and asked the same question since she hit the scene in 1995, “What do you use in your hair?” 563 more words

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Black Women Represent Fastest-Growing Group Of Entrepreneurs In U.S.

A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine.

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U.S. Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs in June; Unemployment Rate falls to 5.3%

The American economy, this month entering its seventh year of recovery from the Great Recession, still has some legs: Employers in June added a solid 223,000 jobs across a broad spectrum of service industries. 681 more words

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Obama to Unveil Plan to Bring Overtime Pay To 5 Million More Workers

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama this week will propose a plan to extend overtime pay to 5 million American workers who are currently excluded under federal law, according to sources. 694 more words

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Know your Insurance bonus!

Beyond its financial connotation, the word “bonus” itself makes one happy! Similarly, for traditional life insurance policyholders, a bonus is one of the lucrative benefits as one type of return on the investment done. 745 more words

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‘Empire’s’ Lee Daniels Signs Multi-Year Overall Deal with 20th Century Fox TV

Lee Daniels’ reign at 20th Century Fox Television will continue.  The “Empire” co-creator has signed a multi-year overall deal with the studio that will allow him to develop, write, direct and supervise new television projects under his Lee Daniels Entertainment banner. 243 more words

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