• Wil Haygood, author of “The Butler” to Headline the MRBES Success Summit

    This year’s MRBES Success Summit & Expo will be information packed for entrepreneurs and professionals working to position themselves for the lifestyle they want. An award-winning author, an attorney-turned “face reader” and a host of accomplished business leaders are slated to share their key to success with more than 500-750 attendees at the 9th Annual MRBES Success Summit & Expo on May […]

    Wil Haygood, author of “The Butler” to Headline the MRBES Success Summit
  • State Rep. Rhonda Fields makes 5280 Most Powerful People List

    The April issue of 5280 Magazine includes a list of “The Most Powerful People in Denver” and Colorado State  Representative Rhonda Fields (BA-76) and Dr. Stephen Jordan (BA-71), President of the Metropolitan State University of Denver. You can check out the full list here: http://www.5280.com/magazine/2014/03/most-powerful-people-denver

    State Rep. Rhonda Fields makes 5280 Most Powerful People List
  • African community cultural center Afrikmall coming to Aurora this spring

                  AURORA — A group of Aurora residents who are African immigrants have formed a partnership with a private investor to create the city’s first African-centric mall and community center, to open in May. The vision for Afrikmall is to provide space for  African businesses as well as businesses from other cultures for restaurants, […]

    African community cultural center Afrikmall coming to Aurora this spring
  • Featured Event

    Vintage Theatre presents A Song for Coretta The story of the woman behind the King of Civil Rights March 28 through May 4 Groups of 6+ are discounted online.   Visit www.vintagetheatre.org. Thank you for supporting live, local theatre.

    Featured Event
  • DBP Biz Highlight

    Ultra Black Hair Products (UBH) is a line of hair care products for afro-textured hair. Although designed for afro hair, they are also sold to numerous clients with curly hair (non-African descent) who find value in what the products provide. The key to UBH success is that the products improve dry hair. The product line includes shampoo, crème moisturizer, spray […]

    DBP Biz Highlight
  • White House Seeks to Hold For-Profit Colleges, Career-Prep Programs Responsible for Results

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    According to reports, the White House announced efforts to hold for-profit colleges and other career-training programs accountable for producing graduates who can earn enough money to pay back student loans.

    New regulations related to “gainful employment” would mean programs could get their eligibility for federal aid revoked if too many of its students defaulted on student loans or had debts too high relative to earnings.

    “For too long, some of these programs have measured success by how many students they enroll—and that needs to change,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement. “Success in career education should be measured by how many students graduate prepared for a good job with sufficient earnings.”

    The Dept. of Education indicates that students at for-profit colleges account for about 31% of student loans and almost half of loan defaults.

    There has been push back from those in the for-profit education industry, with the main criticisms being unfair targeting and a domino affect of less access for prospective students if programs lose funding.

    …read more

    White House Seeks to Hold For-Profit Colleges, Career-Prep Programs Responsible for Results

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3 Quickfire Networking Tips with Author & Marketer Sabrina Kizzie

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April 17, 2014 at 12:44 PM

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