Teen Tech Author, Sasha Alston, Globally Inspires Girls to Code

This teen learned to love STEM and then passed that loved on

Sasha Alston’s ultimate mission is to further the culture of science, technology, engineering, and math,…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Woman of Color as New CFO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Facebook founder introduced the executive in a lengthy post

Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page that he was “excited” to welcome Alford and also…

By Samara Lynn

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Remembering Dick Gregory: Comedian, Activist, and Entrepreneur

The legendary comic was a health advocate; a passion that drove his business success

Gregory eventually became a successful entrepreneur. A long-time vegan and healthy eating advocate, many may…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Men XCEL: BE Circulation Director Celebrates A Father’s Legacy

Black Enterprise's Johann Alleyne-Morris shares how his father's sacrifice paved his path

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black male…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Black Men XCEL: BE Executive Administrator Celebrates A Brother’s Love

Black Enterprise's Yvianne Hyacinthe shares how her brother's support shaped her sense of self

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black…

By Alisa Gumbs

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First Comes College—Then Comes Marriage

Educated women are more likely to get—and stay—married

It may be that educated women are marrying better—by that I mean they’re using their…

By Robin White Goode

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Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 3

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 21 - No. 30, share how they've turned struggle into success

This year’s BE Modern Men continue to persevere. Meet the third 10 of the 2017…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership

Designated an official global research partner at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University recently announced that it’s been designated “an official institutional global research partner…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Men XCEL: BE Education Editor Celebrates An Uncle’s Intellect

Black Enterprise's Robin White Goode shares how her Uncle Herby inspired her intellectual pursuits

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black…

By Alisa Gumbs

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8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese Writes Best-Selling Book About Her ‘Annoying’ Brother

This young entrepreneur and author is an inspiration to children around the country

Although she’s still in elementary school, Nia Mya Reese has officially become a best-selling author,…

By Selena Hill

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Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 2

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 11 - No. 20, share the best advice they ever received

Did you miss any of our second week of BE Modern Men for 2017? 
This year’s 100…

By Alisa Gumbs

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 32: Black-Owned Investment Bank Smashes Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Finance Barrier

Finance whiz demonstrate black firms can produce superior performance on Wall Street

John O. Utendahl, a 36-year-old Columbia University MBA and former bond trader for venerable financial…

By Derek T. Dingle

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7 Leading Companies Combating Racism Post Charlottesville

Google, PayPal, and Spotify are taking a stance to combat white supremacy in wake of the deadly Charlottesville tragedy

Here’s a list of 7 prominent corporations that have joined the #Resistance movement to combat…

By Selena Hill

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The ShearShare Power Couple Takes Their Startup to The Next Level

Strategic partnerships are advancing their startup

Since September 2016, Black Enterprise.com has followed the journey of ShearShare, a marketplace which allows salon and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Localeur Raises $3 Million to Help Travelers Find Spots Where Locals Hang

After rejections from over a hundred VCs for capital, he raised 3 million from angel investors

Have you ever visited a new location and wanted to know the cool spots where…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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5 Steps To Creating Content That Successfully Attracts Customers

Good content alone doesn't attract customers

Creating engaging content is one of the best ways to attract new customers. But before…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black People in Racist Work Environments: Sellouts or Changing Perspectives?

Inclusion and diversity are constantly being pushed in many industries, but what happens when black people are actually there? Does it make a difference?

Black Enterprise spoke exclusively to a group of politically diverse black professionals, including Fox News…

By Selena Hill

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Black Female Lawyer: ‘Attorneys Are Either Social Engineers or Parasites’

She chooses to support marginalized communities of color through fierce advocacy

“The reality is that we need black attorneys to be present and engaged in every…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How This Millennial Made A Boss Move In The Accounting World

With an MBA from Yale in hand, there was no stopping her

“I had contemplated an MBA for a few years, but given that I already had…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 33: BE 100s Define New Era for Black Business

Our series countdown on the greatest milestones in black business history continues

We share 45 milestone events that have had widespread impact on black economic development and…

By Derek T. Dingle

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