Cleaning Up Black Communities Part 2

A special roundtable discusses the Don Imus debacle and the state of young Black America.…

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Cleaning Up Black America Part 3

A special roundtable discusses the Don Imus debacle and the state of young Black America.…

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Cleaning Up Black Communities Part 1

A special roundtable discusses the Don Imus debacle and the state of young Black…

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Pep Talk: Surviving A Setback

I’d been working on a manuscript for almost a year and a half. When my…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Race Relations in America Part 1B

A special roundtable looks at race relations in America. Panelists include Rev. Al Sharpton, President,…

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Race Relations in America Part 1C

A special roundtable looks at race relations in America. Panelists include Rev. Al Sharpton, President,…

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Race in America, Pt. 2A

Roundtable discussion examines “Race in America,” with Ellis Cose, contributing editor at Newsweek; Dr. Manning…

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Race Relations in America, Pt. 2B

Roundtable discussion examines “Race in America,” with Ellis Cose, contributing editor at Newsweek; Dr. Manning…

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Are African Americans the Core Organic Consumer?

Loyalty can be strengthened by bringing organic foods to minority neighborhoods

African Americans are more likely to be dedicated buyers of organic foods than their…

By Brenda Porter

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Backtalk with Judge Glenda Hatchett

At any given time of the day, viewers can peer into the courtroom of Judge…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Heavenly Hideaways

Where to go to get away from it all

When Tony Shellman steals away from the demands of his business, his island of…

By Sean Drakes

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All Muscle

By Sonia Alleyne

It was a hot, muggy day, and Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs trudged…

By Sonia Alleyne

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On the fast track

1. Bringing Sexy Back
Fast, sleek, and the envy of anyone within earshot of its…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Her Chemical Romance

Yvonne Adediji is "nosy" and L'Oral loves it!

“I had a passion for fragrances from an early age,” says Yvonne Anekwe Adediji,…

By Rhonda Reynolds

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mystery shopping

I need advice on how to become a mystery shopper. I live in a…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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It’s Tax Time!

Some tips, tools, and advice to get you through this stressful season

While it’s prudent to engage in tax planning throughout the year, here are some…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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No More Bankruptcy

Once the debt is paid, here's how to regain your financial footing

After her husband’s death, Louise Tripplett found herself alone with four children, while bills…

By Kellie Tabron

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Feel the Power–Again

Hundreds of women reconvene at BE's Women of Power Summit to talk about: professional goals and dreams and how to make them happen!

“Don’t try this at home,” said a senior executive who, infuriated with the way…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Who should provide your auto financing?

By Jeff Fortson

Liss Maynard, a 37-year-old assistant principal from Douglasville, Georgia, wasn’t looking forward to the…

By Jeff Fortson

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Break in and stay in…

I had a college radio show for three years, but breaking into the business…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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April Showers

These motivational items will help you leap into spring

Whether you are at home, at work, or in the car, don’t miss a…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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What’s the Point?

Strategies to help you present a stellar argument to any jury

Two years ago, attorney Michael Z. Green led Texas Wesleyan University’s search committee to…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Leaving the Fast Lane

Nationwide's Donna A. James made
it to the corner office. But a health scare forced her to question whether the price she paid was worth it.

Donna A. James was a successful professional with one objective in mind: to become…

By Sonia Alleyne

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All That Glitters…

Four fine-jewelry professionals prove they have the mettle for the business

The world of jewelry is a vast one, with estimated sales of $61.9 billion…

By Sean Drakes

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The Chairman Speaks

One of the most powerful men in Washington, House Ways & Means Chair Charles Rangel, shares his views on the economy, tax policy, and building wealth

When the Democrats won majorities in the House and Senate in November’s mid-term elections,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Time For Tech?

As YouTube continues to generate buzz and Google trades at near $500 per share, the tech sector may be ready to regain market leadership

Investors who retreated to the sidelines following the dot-com bust, may soon want to…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Where to Invest Now

The year started off with the economy sending mixed signals, so what can you expect for the rest of 2007?

Majuana Martin isn’t a novice when it comes to real estate. Ask her about…

By Chris Taylor

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Eyes Wide Open

A newborn Son Prompts the Fleuriots to Create a Financial Plan

Baby carriages can be very expensive. That’s just one of the eyebrow-raising realities facing…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sweet Dreams

A few smart real estate deals have helped the Washingtons open a trio of ice cream parlors

Declaration of Financial Empowerment
From this day forward, I declare my vigilant and lifelong commitment
to…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Nobody’s Business

I plan to submit my resignation at my current place of employment to accept…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Say Goodbye –If Only for a While

How a sabbatical could save your career

Pat Harris, McDonald’s global chief diversity officer, is sold on sabbaticals. A 31-year veteran…

By Maureen Jenkins

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Challenging The Status Quo

Karen Thompson-Yancey, senior director of enterprise portfolio management for HCA, says Mavericks at Work:…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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More Than Sea, Sand, and Sun

A passionate executive uses culture to unify and economically empower a region

BE: Will Tempo do for the Caribbean what MTV has done for U.S. culture?
FM:…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Do-It-Yourself Websites

Would you let me know the name of a company that helps startups build…

By James C. Johnson

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iPhone

Apple redefines what you can do with a mobile phone

All hail the new iPhone! The debut of Apple’s cell phone at the MacWorld…

By James C. Johnson

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Convert Videos Easily

Changing your old VHS tapes to DVDs is a snap

As a growing number of consumers adopt DVD technology, VHS is being rendered largely…

By Fiona Haley

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Tomorrow’s TV Today

Preston A. Davis leads ABC Networks' transition from analog to high-definition
broadcasts

Television stations have been in the midst of a transformation since Congress mandated February…

By Bridget McCrea

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SMALL-BUSINESS Credit Card Use on the Rise

Plastic debt is becoming popular, but is it a smart way to finance your enterprise?

You’re ready to launch your business. Your business plan is solid. You’ve done all…

By Robert Janis

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Finding Fulfillment

If your inventory is outgrowing your storage space, it's time to consider a

It was nothing but a shell when Douglas and Keena Kelly laid eyes on…

By Stacy Gilliam

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Friends and Family

Two longtime friends combine forces to create a social work practice

For Rachelle “Shelly” Hutchinson and Vanessa Robinson-Dooley, it was only a matter of time…

By Stephanie Young

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How to Become a Financial Planner

I would like to get into the financial planning field, but I’m not sure…

By Trevor Delaney

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Wall Street–the best address

Why your home shouldn't anchor your retirement plan

The old saying is that, “there’s no place like home.” Yet from my view,…

By Mellody Hobson

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Green Pastures

Isaac Green's picks proved to be fertile ground for investors

The words “core equity and fixed income” are melodic to Isaac H. Green, president…

By Rhonda Reynolds

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Technical analysis

Patrick Lyons sees potential in a few tech stocks

Tech stocks took a few hits in January as some leading names announced weaker…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Dimensions International’s Big Deal

Dimensions International (No. 35 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list with $122.8 million in…

By Glenn Townes

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Jerri devard resigns from verizon

Jerri DeVard, senior vice president of marketing and brand management for Verizon Communications, has…

By Alexis McCombs

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Cole Goes to Ebony

Harriette Cole, editorial director of Uptown magazine and an editor of American Legacy Woman…

By Kiara Ashanti

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Mary Winston leaves scholastic

Mary Winston, 45, has resigned as Scholastic Corp.’s executive vice president and chief financial…

By Alexis McCombs

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Ceo finds new home at another drug co.

Bradley Sheares to lead Reliant Pharmaceuticals

Bradley T. Sheares was named CEO of Reliant Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Liberty Corner, New…

By Glenn Townes

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Madison Research Sold

The Madison Research Corp. (No. 70 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list: with $62…

By Glenn Townes

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A Brand New Game

Hank Aaron sells all but one of his auto dealerships but expands food franchise

After seven years in business, Hank L. Aaron Sr., CEO of the Hank Aaron…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Barack Obama for President?

White House hopeful's biggest challenge will be introducing himself to Americans

In front of the Old State Capitol of Illinois where President Abraham Lincoln once…

By George Alexander

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The Evolution Of Our Wealth-Building Mission

When we launched the BLACK ENTERPRISE Black Wealth Initiative with our January 2000 issue,…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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