Leveraging Our Conference Dollars

African Americans are the convention industry's biggest customers–to the tune of $5.6 billion. it's time we flexed our collective muscle and cashed in on some benefits

Before the National Baptist Convention books a city to hold its annual session, the…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Music Masters

A new generationof rap mogulsis making the industry Dance to a different Beat: ownership

So So Def Recordings Ceo Jermaine Dupri has been cranking out chart-toppers from his…

By Shawn E. Rhea

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Top Guns

They are sky-high achievers.Their objective: not to be the first black or the only woman, but to be the best–period.

They are fighting fires and fighting wars, uncovering beauty and unearthing science. Their accomplishments…

By Sonia Alleyne

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At Ease Sergeant!

Winner #30 Cynthia Hines

For most of her adult life, Cynthia Hines served in the U.S. Army. Discharged…

By Donald Jay Korn

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A Net Worthy Cause

African American Strategic Planning Groupstriving to change the community through Education

First, Some Good News. The 2002 Ariel Mutual Funds/ Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Tie Breaker

At the turn of the century it was the rave. By the early…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Poster Child

Clothing designer collects vintage box office ads

Rich, illustrious, and vibrant is how Ron Finley describes the old black movie posters…

By Sonia Alleyne

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An Aspirin A Day?

Q: For several years, I’ve been hearing about how taking an aspirin a…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Right-Priced Remedies

Ways to save money and stay healthy

Healthcare can cost you — even if you’re insured. A number of plans…

By Christina Morgan

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Stressed Out?

Use these problem fixers and relax

Do you know what stresses you out? If you don’t, you need to find…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Healthy Choices

Rx at your fingertips -- for free

Learn to decipher “medspeak,” or read up on alternative medicine. On www.healthfinder.gov, you…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Commercial Medicine

Black doctors say drug ads may not be a bad thing

“If you came into a physician’s office with an ad for a drug you…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Top Motivators

Q: In your opinion, what are the top five motivational books ever written…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Make It Happen

I’m often disturbed by the notion of the so-called glass ceiling, but you…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Write The Script For Your Life

Bishop T.D. Jakes cautions us on what we miss when we settle for predictable…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Who’s Watching Me?

Q: Since Sept. 11 there’s been a lot of talk about facial-recognition technology.…

By Dale Coachman

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Nowhere To Hide

EnCase unearths hidden data

At the end of the movie Deliverance, the three main characters return from…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Calling For Backup

Maxtor taps Eric Kelly to head new storage group

Information is growing faster than most businesses can keep pace. And unless you want…

By Jean A. Williams

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The Ghost Of Information Past

Think deleted data from your PC is gone for good? Think again.

When businesses use technology to resurrect lost computer data, they call it “rescue” or…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Going Clubbing

Q: I have read that no matter how bad the economy, people still…

By Alan Hughes

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Evening The Odds

Nonprofit organization links financiers with entrepreneurs

While many small black-owned businesses struggle to secure venture capital, $4.6 billion, or…

By Holly Aguirre

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Who Should Work From Home?

Here's how to create a telework policy that benefits your business

When Cheryl Mayberry McKissack launched Nia Enterprises in 2000, she knew she wanted telework…

By Dale Coachman

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Carving Out A Niche

Gallery adds color to the art world

Art has always been Jason Wertz’s passion. As a child, he was exposed to…

By Alan Hughes

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Looking For ADRS

Q: I am looking for a list of all companies that have ADRs…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Late Flight To Retirement

Dollar-cost-averaging provides a landing for Harry Moore

With a little over 15 years left until he retires, Harry Moore is…

By Christine Albano

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Making Defensive Adjustments

Dale Bryant's defensive picks helped to shield against market volatility

If investors were shell-shocked last year when Dale Bryant, founder and portfolio manager…

By Matthew S. Scott

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A Green Season Is Ahead

Piedmont Investment Advisors president Isaac Green says the signs point to a recovery

Isaac H. Green says there are changes going on in the stock market. After…

By James A. Anderson

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South American Treasure

Latin American funds can be volatile, but they appear ready for a strong performance in 2002

If you’ve been keeping track of the headlines, you might be surprised to find…

By James A. Anderson

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Hard News

Fewer African American journalists are in the newsroom

As the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) hosts its 27th annual Conference…

By Alan Hughes

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Recognizing Diversity

DaimlerChrysler took center stage at the NiaOnline Leadership Summit in Chicago. The auto…

By Monique R. Brown

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Tapping An Emerging Market

Fund manager Carlton Jenkins looks to invest in inner-city businesses

Carlton Jenkins is looking to tap into emerging markets here in the U.S.…

By Alan Hughes

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A New Deal For Johnson And Johnson

BET founder invests in recording company

When musician-entrepreneur Marcus Johnson met Robert Johnson at a Black Entertainment Television (BET)…

By Alan Hughes

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New Leadership At Aetna

Ronald Williams is named president of insurance giant

There’s a new face among African American executives leading Fortune 500 firms —…

By Alan Hughes

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Equality In The Workplace

Senate passes federal anti-discrimination legislation

In an effort to curb workplace discrimination within federal offices, President George W. Bush…

By Cliff Hocker

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Buy, Hold, And Prosper

Billionaire michael lee-chin has used this philosophy to expand his financial services empire and become one of the world's richest men

It was September 2, 1999, and Michael Lee-Chin was under attack. The year had…

By Matthew S. Scott

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A-Counting On Profitability

Accountants are putting their fiscal experience to good use

Any accountant can tell you that when dealing with financial matters, it’s important to…

By Matthew S. Scott

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The Fall Of Alan Bond

Once-prominent money manager found guilty of defrauding clients

In September, money manager Alan Bond will be sentenced to up to 45 years…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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