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Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’ Stars Celebrate Juneteenth at the James Beard House

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Four famed African American cooks from Bravo’s hit reality competition series “Top Chef” took over the esteemed Beard House kitchen for a Juneteenth celebration dinner that honored African American food and culture.

Reflecting on Barack Obama’s Accomplishments in Tumultuous Times

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A comprehensive Barack Obama accomplishment rundown listing of his programs and policies designed to improve the lives of Americans including African Americans.

Freedom vs. Emancipation: The Celebration of Juneteenth

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In 1866, freedman organized the first June 19, or Juneteenth, celebrations. Today, it is observed in 45 states as an annual holiday of freedom.

America’s Forgotten Massacre: The Destruction and Revitalization of Black Wall Street

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Rather than depending on the government, some grassroots organizations and organizers have taken lead in rebuilding Tulsa and revitalizing the spirit of Black Wall Street. The revitalization of Greenwood is inevitable and happening now.

45 GREAT MOMENTS IN BLACK BUSINESS – No. 11: Mandela Election Ignites Black Business Boom

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After the election of Nelson Mandela as president of apartheid-free South Africa, a number of BE 100s, the nation’s largest black-owned businesses, created offices and developed new ventures in the nation: Johnson Publishing Co.; BET; Luster Products; and New Age Beverages Ltd., a Pepsi bottling franchise.

What is Lil Kim’s Net Worth? Rapper Files for Bankruptcy

Back in 1997, Kimberly “lil Kim” Jones famously rapped about being “all about the benjamins.” But today, the platinum-selling hip hop artist is singing a very different tune. According to reports, Jones has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in New Jersey and has raked up more than $4 million in debt.


TMZ's Van Lathan Talks Kanye Confrontation, Red Pill Podcast and Physical Health

Van Lathan, Senior Producer at TMZ surfaced in our lives because of his courageous confrontation with Kanye West during the artist's recent interview but, who is the man behind the very bold statements directed at West.

Fifty students from 14 historically black colleges and universities gathered for two days, at Morehouse College in Atlan...

Tonya Reneé Banks, cast member of Little Women LA, chats with Black Enterprise about bringing her wine collection to li...

Self-made billionaire entrepreneur/ investor Mark Cuban kicks off BE's Entrepreneur Summit 2018 with an in-dpeth one-on-...

Vanessa Braxton is the CEO and President of Black Momma Vodka and Black Momma Brand. She is also the first African-Ameri...

Patrisse Cullors is the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement and author of "When They Call You a Terrorist." Bl...

Intel not only leads in tech innovation; the chipmaker also leads in making Silicon Valley more inclusive. Intel’s Chi...

Khloe Thompson, an 11-year-old activist and entrepreneur, stopped by Black Enterprise to talk about Khloe Thompson her o...

On this edition of Women of Power, we talk to Stacey Abrams, who is on the verge of making history by becoming the first...

When 46-year-old Adam Pliska joined World Poker Tour as general counsel in the early 2000s, 87% of the gaming and entert...

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25 black women who are changing the world

Much has been written about 2018 being the year of the woman. Excuse us if we don’t get too excited. The extraordinary accomplishments of black women aren’t new. We didn’t arrive on the scene just now, and in 2019 we’re not going to fade back into the woodwork. Here are 25 black women who are changing the world.

Jesse Williams Addresses America at the BET Awards

Grey’s Anatomy actor and social activist Jesse Williams prophetically addressed America during his awards speech at the 16th annual BET Awards on June 26, at the Microsoft Theatre at L.A. Live. Presented with the Humanitarian Award by BET Chairman/CEO Debra Lee. Check out all of the latest content focused on the issues and topics important to black men.

Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a three-year $750,000 grant from Intel Corp. The grant is part of the Intel HBCU Grant program announced last month, which is part of the tech giant’s Diversity in Technology Initiative which began in January 2015. Be sure and catch up on all of the latest BE Smart content.


Musicians must heavily rely on show money and merchandise sales to pull in cash. Naturally, an artist like Nick Grant who is poised for worldwide success, must keep his head on a swivel when it comes to diversifying his portfolio. After all, music is a young man’s sport and eventually the goal is to move into other business ventures. 

Artist Nick Grant on Navigating A Career in the Business of Hip-Hop

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is the future of finance. Just last year, Bitcoin commanded headlines when its stock rose from less than $1,000 a share to more than $17,000 a share. Six years before that, one Bitcoin was worth less than a dollar. Those with a...

Why Cryptocurrency Has A Place In Hip-Hop

  It's that time for the kids to make a breakfast of burnt toast and runny eggs for dear ole' dad and serve it to him in bed. After the meal is consumed (or possibly hidden under the bed when the kids aren't looking), Dad is presented with a homemade card or...

The 18 Best Songs for a Father’s Day Playlist

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