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Crystal Smith is the CEO of Joy105.com and Joy105 magazine. Her digital magazine covers a wide range of issues in the Black church. Whether it is HIV in the pews or Min. Louis Farrakhan, Smith has an opinion that many will find Christian and refreshing. We asked this busy entrepreneur a few questions about the Black church…

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For the past two years, rolling out has highlighted several of the top college professors, authors and scientists in America with the “Black Intellectual” series. We have compiled a list of the top quotes from black intellectuals who we interviewed in 2013. Click continue to view.

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Jaylen Bledsoe has built a $3.5 million business before attending his high school prom. Bledsoe, 15, is the owner and CEO of the IT company Bledsoe Technologies. At the age of 13, Bledsoe started the company in Hazelwood, Mo., after discovering his passion for coding. The company offers photography, videography, computer repair, search engine optimization…

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Carson Huey-You is the youngest student to ever enroll at Texas Christian University. According to NBCDFW, the 11-year-old has just enrolled as a freshman and will begin taking classes for the fall semester. Huey-You’s educational excellence began at the age of 2. He could read chapter books by that age and could multiply and divide…

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Gabrielle Turnquest has become the youngest person to ever pass the bar exam in the U.K. At 18-years-old, Turnquest passed the exam while attending the University of Law, according to the Telegraph. Turnquest’s accomplishment is extremely impressive considering that the average lawyer takes the Bar Professional Training course at the age of 27. Turnquest is…

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