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Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2015

Jacksonville, FL
May 21–25, 2015


100 Black Men of America, Inc. 29th Annual Conference

Houston, TX
June 3– 7, 2015


The Links, Inc. 2015 Central Area Conference

Cincinnati, OH
June 17 – 20, 2015


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Black Community - How to Live Your Best Life


Lead stories and news for and about African Americans/Blacks

10 Tips for Attending a Virtual Career Fair. Digital career fairs are on the rise. Here’s how to plan in advance to potentially meet your future employer online, leverage the contacts you make and get hired.

Looking for Work?  AARP can Help!

Join us for the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm ET.

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Robin Roberts, Reborn

Personal photographs tell the journalist’s joy, fears, tears and gutsy, go-for-it philosophy

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A Conversation With Adm. Michelle Howard

The trailblazing naval officer talks about breaking barriers and being a role model

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President Obama and Vice President Biden recently meet with police officers to discuss ways to build trust between the police and the community.

10 Things to Tell Our Youth About Being Stopped by Police

Wisdom to share with loved ones to help them to stay safe if stopped by the police.


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Black Press Still Pleading the Cause for African Americans

Black media is a powerful force in America that continues to preserve Black culture and carry the torch for causes that are important for the African American/Black community.



Donnie Simpson & Blair Underwood | This is 50!


Media legends Donnie Simpson and Blair Underwood stop by AARP Studios to talk about turning 50.


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The AARP Social Media Training Center

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My Wealth

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How Much Do You Need for a Comfortable Retirement?

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What to do With a Tax Refund

10 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

How to resist the urge to splurge and make better decisions with your money

 African Americans are less likely to own homes than others; however, we often have more pressure to tap into home equity than others.

Guard Your Home Equity With Your Life

African Americans are less likely to own homes than others; however, we often have more pressure to tap into home equity than others

My Life, Family and Community

Information and resources to turn goals and dreams into real possibilities, and connect with family, friends and community in meaningful ways

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The Most Livable Places at 50+

The top neighborhoods and cities to stay healthy, get around and enjoy life

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The Truth About Relationships

Do you have the facts about marriage, dating and divorce? Take our quiz and see how you score

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