Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts, CEO, Roberts Broadcasting Co., the owner of television and radio broadcasting; and co-CEO…

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Personal Designs

Personal designs by B. Michael.

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Blacks & Sexuality

Roundtable discussion deals with images and sexuality in the Black community. Panelists include Mya Baker,…

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Surviving the Sandwich Generation

Takes a look at the growing number of people who are raising children at the…

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Top Stock Picks

Top stock picks in a volatile market.

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William Mays

William Mays, President & CEO, Mays Chemical Co., one of the nation’s largest chemical…

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A Taste of the Good Life

A growing popular luxury service of personal chefs featuring Chef Paul Chisholm.

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Mental Health

Roundtable discussion focuses on depression and mental illness as it relates to the African American…

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Don Thompson

Don Thompson, President, McDonald’s USA, discusses how he rose through the ranks of McDonald’s…

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Unique Style for the Home

Robin Wilson offers tips to creating a unique and innovative design for your home

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Investment In the Stock Market

We highlight the importance of investing in the stock market for African Americans.

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Healing for the Busy Executive

Using holistic methods to heal and relax the busy executive with the Dr. Carol De…

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The Rise and Fall of E. Stanley O’Neal

BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek Dingle analyzes the rise and fall of E. Stanley O’Neal, former…

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Year-end Tax Tips

The Wealth Building segments offer year-end tax tips.

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Blacks in Hollywood, Pt. 2

Roundtable discussion examines the challenges of being black in Hollywood with Jeff Friday, President, American…

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Blacks in Hollywood, Pt. 1

Roundtable discussion examines the challenges of being black in Hollywood with Jeff Friday, President of…

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Survival of the Fittest

B.E. gives you the tools you need to help ensure the success of your venture

The terrain: harsh.
The challenges: unforgiving.
The potential rewards: priceless.
It’s a jungle out there for small-business…

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Classroom Cash

529 college savings plans continue to improve. Good thing, too. Just look at what a degree is going to cost you.

He may be 46, but Bruce Sneed still remembers the faces of his mother…

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S.O.S. Sorting Out Subprime

Does distress in the housing market spell lasting trouble or has it created prime opportunities to put your money to work?

Times have changed for Mike Teer. A real estate broker in Riverside, California, Teer’s…

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After The Storm

Following a tragic loss, the chambers family is starting to see the light

They say trouble comes in threes. That was certainly true for Ken and Tonia…

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All About Business

Ryan Mack Teaches Kids To Take Steps Toward Financial Freedom

In a Brooklyn, New York, church, more than 50 adults attentively take notes as…

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Holiday Affair

Three event pros share ideas for toasting the season in style

Come All Ye Festive: The Invite
“Your invite must reflect the sophistication of your event,”…

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Hot Rods

Racer Nicole Lyons gives her picks on the street's top performers

Her love affair with fast, sexy, cars began at age 4. Nicole Lyons remembers…

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Tax Breaks For School

I was told that there are tax breaks for people studying for advanced degrees.…

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Seasonal Shopping Tip Sheet

Bring some cheer and cash back into your holiday

Hate holiday shopping? You’re not alone. For many, the joys of the season are…

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Do You Really Need That Warranty?

What you should know before you buy a protection plan

You’ve found the 46-inch flat-screen HDTV of your dreams. You approach the register, plastic…

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Do Your Homework

I’m a 28-year-old pre-school teacher with dreams of owning a hotel resort as well…

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From Boys To Men

Tardy's book provides a resource for single moms struggling with their sons

Every single mother faced with the daunting task of raising a male child should…

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The Power Of Commitment

Mere motivation is often not enough to achieve your goals

Michelle Tucker Kirk has never had a shortage of entrepreneurial ideas, ranging from starting…

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Face It

Where I work, employees are allowed to create their own personal Web page in…

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Finding Your Place In The World

Global diversity has become a corporate catchphrase. But does the concept of inclusion mean exclusion of African American workers in the U.S.?

When the CEO of Novartis Pharmaceuticals AG offered to promote Michelle Gadsden-Williams from head…

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Talent Scout

How this exec finds and develops leaders internally

Name Bernard Bedon
Title SVP, Global Talent Management Director, Public Groupe Media
Location New York City
Age…

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Cell Phone

Freedom-At Your Own Risk

OK, so there’s all this talk about locked versus unlocked phones, with advice and…

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Get The Picture

Here's how to choose the best digital camera for your needs

Anyone who has ever pored over the ads in their local paper or whiled…

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WI-FI on Steroids

Will WiMax provide the juice for souped-up connections?

You’re on a train that’s speeding toward New York City. You’re putting the finishing…

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Out Of This World

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In late 1999, Noah Samara, CEO of Silver Spring, Maryland-based WorldSpace Inc., was driving…

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Getting it Sold

I’m an artist looking to sell my work. Can you offer me some information…

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In Case Of Emergency: Strategize

Preparedness for small-business owners in handling a crisis is key

Black Broker’s Bribe” was the newspaper headline that shocked Bernard Beal. In the mid-1990s,…

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Natural Attraction

Bath and body products maker delivers wholesome goodness

“Had I never gotten sick, I would have never started a business,” says Dawn…

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ENRON REDUX

I started a new job and have the option of buying company stock, up…

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Taking Full Advantage

What you need to know during open-enrollment season

Fall means more than the kickoff to football season. It’s also open enrollment season:…

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Mortgage Mess

How to determine your exposure to the subprime crisis

The closest you’ve come to a subprime mortgage is what you’ve seen on the…

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Large-Cap Lesson

Did William Young's play for stability pay off?

A year ago William Young was already watching the market with cautious eyes. Last…

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Power Up!

American Century's Joe Sterling says utility shares still have juice

Forget the legacy of Enron and the shadow that it cast over utilities and…

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Looking For Good Buys

In an uncertain economy, it may be too early to bail out on retail stocks

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke kicked off the holiday season early by delivering a…

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An Ounce of Prevention

Diabetes is on the rise among blacks, but little is being spent to thwart its occurrence

The death rate from diabetes for African Americans grew more than 46% from 1980…

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Banking Pioneer Mourned

William Hudgins, founder of Carver Bank, molded a business legacy over 50 years

The American business community is mourning the loss of William Randolph Hudgins, a trailblazing…

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Black Network Shifts Gears

Struggling channel to focus on broadband TV

Following the shutdown of the Black Family Channel’s television platform in May, the network’s…

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Vioxx Warrior Promoted

Ken Frazier leaves legal role for executive post

The executive responsible for fighting thousands of lawsuits related to the prescription drug Vioxx…

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MV Transportation Wins $133m Contract

Deal makes firm one of nation's largest bus operators

MV Transportation (No. 10 on the be industrial/service 100 list with $430.5 million in…

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Operation Fusion

CEO combines three separate acquitions to form multimillion-dollar corporation

Entrepreneur Albert H. Frazier is making moves to position his emerging enterprise as a…

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ExChanging Places

Carver Bancorp transfers stock listing to Nasdaq

Deborah C. Wright, Chairman and CEO of Carver Bancorp Inc. (No. 1 on the…

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Backtalk with Tony Dungy

Head coach Anthony “Tony” Dungy isn’t one to make a scene. Known for his…

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Enough Is Enough

Today, we live in a society happy to watch black people denigrate themselves, a…

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