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Blacks and Whites Don't Agree on the State of Race Relations in the U.S.

A little over eight years ago, President Obama delivered a speech on race that the Pew Research Center dubbed one of the biggest events of his 2008 …

Pew Research Center

15 Phrases You Need to Say to Yourself More Often | Inc.com

Careers and lives are too often hectic these days, making it easy to lose touch with who you are and who you want to be. Just as you'd speak positively to someone else to help keep the person on track, talking to yourself is a way to guide and motivate yourself. Positive affirmations and self-talk …

Self-improvement

The Answer to This One Question Will Skyrocket Your Sales | Inc.com

<i>Dr. Karl Blanks is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from London. He is the co-founder of Conversion Rate Experts, a consultancy that scientifically grows many of the world's most successful web business, including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. We asked Karl for tips on growing</i> …

Customers
Gun Control

The 11 most explosive moments of the GOP debate

The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best:<p><b>1. Trump’s back.</b><p>After a low-energy performance in the last debate, Trump came out punching and wisecracking on …

Government

South African Male Hitchhiker Attacked By Three Female Rapists

A hitchhiker from Hazyview, South Africa, got more than he bargained for when three women gave him a lift in a BMW car. The three alleged female …

Crime

Judge who signed off on treatment deal for suspected cop killer says she is ‘truly sorry’

One of the New York judges who helped send a suspected cop killer to rehab instead of jail five months ago said Friday that the deadly shooting "breaks her heart" and that she is "truly sorry."<p>Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Patricia Nuñez told The New York Post that she will address the issue …

Crime

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government
Junior Hockey

Which Platforms Deserve Your Advertising on Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

So they say: no two social networks are alike. And if you've got a tight budget, or not much time, you might be wondering where to focus your social …

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

Savvy hiring managers can glean a ton of information about you by asking just a few, well-chosen questions.<p>But while they may seem simple — that’s …

The world only has ugliness for black women. That’s why Serena Williams is so important

For two decades, Williams has dominated an overwhelmingly white sport, a powerful statement on black womanhood<p>On Saturday morning when I dragged myself out of bed to watch Serena Williams compete for her 21st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, I sent my mother a simple text: “Tennis?” More than a …

Feminism

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner describes 3 qualities that make a great leader

Weiner's leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.<p>Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained how he understands his role …

Leadership

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec explains the 4 most common mistakes people make in a pitch

Each "Shark Tank" segment lasts about 10 minutes, but the footage is edited from typically an hour-long presentation by an entrepreneur or team of them trying to sell a piece of their company for capital that will allow them to grow.<p>The show may be entertaining, but it involves real money and …

Entrepreneurship

The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them

In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor — and, in fact, a lot of the rich — receive benefits from government too (for which we don't make them pee in a cup or promise not to buy luxuries), we've rounded up some more examples below.<p><b>1. The mortgage interest deduction for big houses</b> …

Retirement

25 Tools to Make Your Company Look Bigger Than it Is | Inc.com

Being a small company has its upsides. You're fast and nimble, and you don't have any bureaucracy mucking up your ability to get things done. However, being big has one advantage: increased credibility in the eyes of many consumers. So how can a small company appear bigger than it is? Victoria …

Small Business

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion
Self-help

American Blindness to the Racism All Around Us

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recalls her epiphany about identity when she arrived in the United States.<p>One of the contradictions of American society is that although race is central to the nation's history—a fact few deny—Americans often seem to struggle to see the ways that historical legacy …

George Will says he supports help for “real survivors” of “real sexual assaults”

The conservative commentator spoke at Miami University (for a hefty fee) amid vehement student protests<p>In a controversial appearance at Miami University of Ohio on Wednesday, conservative columnist George Will defended his history of disparaging victims of sexual assault, outraging hundreds of …

Will this shocking atheist pamphlet be handed out in some Florida schools?

An atheist group's plan to distribute a sexually explicit pamphlet, invoking the Bible, at some Florida high schools is at the center of a dispute …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must think successful, inspiring, and motivating thoughts.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will motivate you in building your business, leading your …

Motivation

10 Things The Best Leaders Never Say

Whether you like it or not, the words you use can seriously affect your ability to achieve success. And that's especially true for leaders.<p>"The most successful leaders can articulate their organization's mission and express it in ways that inspire others to achieve it," says Darlene Price, …

Leadership

These 75 Quotes Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.<p>"If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will …

Motivation

How To Raise Funding: 4 Powerful Online Tools

Today is one of the most incredible times in history to be an Entrepreneur or project owner. Startup costs are low. Talent abounds. Business platforms and solution providers are cutting prices to compete for your business and make life easy for you.<p>However, if you’re looking to raise funding, it …

Easy Steps to Calm Running Anxieties

Develop strategies to conquer your fears.<p>At some point, every runner doubts his or her ability. Such fears can get in the way of progress—for example, if you get too worked up about your ability to complete a workout or stick with friends on a run, the negative thoughts and associated stress can …

Marathons