Black Enterprise Executive Managing Editor Hosts Black Chef Series in Harlem

Black foodies flock to this Harlem event since its inception three years ago

The Black Chef Series kickoff event took place in Harlem on July 24th . The…

By Samara Lynn

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Skillman Foundation Appoints BE 100s Leaders to its Trustee Board

Ronald Hall and Suzanne Shank to help children of Detroit succeed in college, career, and life

The Skillman Foundation recently announced the appointment of two BE 100s leaders to its board…

By Robin White Goode

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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Michelle Gadsden-Williams Joins Accenture as Diversity Lead

She brings over 20 years of experience as a diversity advocate and leader

In 2010, Gadsden-Williams was presented the Maya Way Award for Diversity Leadership by Dr. Maya…

By Samara Lynn

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Bae App Proves Acquisitions Are the Name of The Game in Tech

How the Bae app is growing its dating platform after it was acquired by another dating app

After seeing the buzz and marketing genius surrounding Bae, Tagged decided that the founders Brian…

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On This Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Commit to Get Paid What You’re Worth

Master the strategy of negotiating your salary

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the prefect time to reassess your salary negotiating skills…

By Dr. Avis

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Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman's product

Tanya Tibbs won $10K to fund the V-Smart Bar on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares…

By Brandon Andrews

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On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of The Startup Admin

Executive Assistant turned CEO La Donna Higgins pitches her solution for startup professional services at a Shark Tank casting call in Oakland, CA

For the ninth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Revolutionizing the Co-working Tech Scene in Newark

The vision of three founders of =SPACE, a game-changing shared space and incubator

At the forefront of a great technology revolution, Newark, New Jersey, is becoming the next…

By Amanda A. Ebokosia

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5 Methods to Monetize Your Podcast

Podcasting is a multimillion-dollar industry. Here's how to get in on the action

Whether you have a well-produced podcast or are planning to launch one with the end…

By Selena Hill

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Work With a Difficult Boss? Use These Four Key Strategies to Grow and Succeed

Don't just complain, take action

Having a difficult boss can make you ask yourself questions like: “Why is my hard…

By Stephanie Chung

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Music Mogul Kevin Liles Talks about the #freestyle50 Competition and Longevity [Video]

Liles teamed up with Verizon to launch the #freestyle50 competition in order to find the next big voice in hip-hop

Kevin Liles teamed up with Verizon for the second year in a row to launch…

By Selena Hill

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Boost Your Finances With These Great Weekend Reads

From money advice to wealth building, here's a rundown of recently published BE pieces that will lead you to financial prosperity

Take a break from all the chaos in the world to hone in on your…

By Selena Hill

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Jack Daniel's

The Slave Behind Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Recipe to Receive New Honor

Nathan “Uncle Nearest” Green will be recognized with a street naming, museum, and more

Nathan “Uncle Nearest” Green, the former slave who helped craft the Jack Daniel’s whiskey recipe,…

By Selena Hill

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What I Learned about Business from the CEO of the World’s Largest Black-Owned Company

Christina Lewis Halpern of All Star Code uses what her dad taught her to prepare the next generation of leading men of color

Between growing up in segregated Baltimore, playing in segregated Little League, and being a waiter…

By Robin White Goode

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Educare Lays the Foundation for Children’s Learning

The Ounce of Prevention Fund supports the optimal development of low-income children

“The Ounce focuses exclusively on children in poverty,” Rauner told me. “We home in on…

By Robin White Goode

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Binge Read This Week’s “Great Moments in Black Business”

This week's highlights from our series "45 Great Moments in Black Business"

Don’t miss out on the great moments of those firms that have occupied BLACK ENTERPRISE’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Quincy Jones Wins $9.42M in Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson’s Estate

The legendary music producer says the suit "was never about Michael"

Quincy Jones was awarded $9.2 million in damages on Wednesday in a legal dispute with…

By Selena Hill

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Director Matthew Cherry Leverages Twitter to Fundraise ‘Hair Love’ Film

Cherry's aim is to promote hair love among young men and women of color

“You don’t see the black family dynamic that often in mainstream animated projects. I hope…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Prominent Bajan Linguist Who Opposed the Word ‘Negro,’ Dies

Keith Baird advocated the use of ‘Afro-American’

As a result I have an orientation toward most things Barbadian or “Bajan,” as everyone…

By Robin White Goode

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