Business Without Boundaries

An overseas partner can lead to success in the global market

American companies are doing more business overseas–they’re selling to customers in foreign countries, outsourcing their…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Cheerleader for Team Green

Leonard Robinson helps industries become eco-friendly

Leonard Robinson helps industries become eco-friendly.

By Bridget McCrea

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Pullman Porters: Ambassadors of Railroad’s Golden Era

Distinguished men who made train travel a classy affair

Pullman porters, who wore dignified uniforms, traveled cross country, and met celebrities and dignitaries, seemed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Dre’s Day in Court

Rapper Fights for Copyrights, Royalties

Andre Young, better known as rapper-producer Dr. Dre, is seeking restitution for unpaid royalties, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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The Big Push Overseas

These programs offer the best in international education

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that to succeed in corporate America, you may have to go…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Is the DVD Format War Over?

Blu-ray declares victory over HD DVD

Among the technologies that were battling to become the industry standard in the multibillion-dollar home…

By Anthony Calypso

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Win Friends and Influence People, Version 2.0

Dale Carnegies principles translate to the digital world

Over the last several months the question I get asked more than any other is…

By Brent Leary

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Getting Inside Customer’s Heads

Five market research strategies that will give your business an edge

Market research–the process of gathering, analyzing, and interpreting information about a market; a product or…

By Bridget McCrea

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Bill Cosby and Alvin F. Poussaint Restoring Hope Pt. 2

Bill Cosby and Alvin F. Poussaint, authors of “Come On People: On the Path from…

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RLJ Development Checks Out, Cashes In

Company sells hotel real estate for nearly $900 million in deal with Inland Real Estate Group

BET founder Robert L. Johnson’s real estate investment company, RLJ Development L.L.C. (No. 8 on…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Damon Wayans to Launch Web Comedy Show

Collaboration with YouTube to showcase rising comedic stars

The name Wayans has long been associated with anything funny. So the fact that earlier…

By George Alexander

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Inspiring the Masses

Eco group leader wants to bring blacks into the green

When it comes to America’s reliance on foreign oil, Jerome Ringo likens his mission to…

By Bridget McCrea

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Oprah Store is Open for Business

Media mogul enters the retail arena with Chicago store

If you like Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” you can now buy them in a store…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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2008 Women of Power Legacy Award Winner
Ruby Dee Davis: Actress, Poet, Activist, Playwright, Screenwriter & Journalist

Four Days of Empowerment

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, and others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit.

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BE’s Top 20 Month-End Auto Deals

Fuel prices, slow sales mean deep discounts for consumers

Today’s gas prices have almost tripled since 2001, when automakers delivered 631,632 full-size SUVs. And…

By Jeff Fortson

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Obama’s Momentum Continues

Could senators historic run lead to nomination?

While the issues regarding the superdelegates and the Florida and Michigan primaries must still be…

By Hamil R. Harris

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Networking 1.0 Tools for the Solopreneur

Social media is nice, but nothing beats pressing the flesh

Social media is nice, but nothing beats pressing the flesh

By Brent Leary

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Discovering Y-O-U

Learn how to hone your power and strengths within

“You must take risks—everyday and every hour,” asserts Audrey Smaltz, founder and CEO of The…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings

Chairman eyes other buyout deals in the southeast

Hot on the heels of the pending acquisition of Mutual Community Savings Bank Inc. (MCSB)…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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