Nia Mya Reese

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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Cornell Belcher of the 2017 BE Modern Men

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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Charlottesville

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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Courtney Caldwell and Dr. Tye Caldwell

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

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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B.E. 100s

Lessons from the BE 100s: The 2017 Auto Dealer of the Year

Jessie Armstead and his team win big by focusing on perseverance, teamwork, and customer service

While working on the Black Enterprise Auto Dealer of the Year story (in our May-June…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Report upon Its CEO’s Rejection of Trump Council

After its CEO takes a stance against Trump, Intel releases its diversity stats

Intel has launched several initiatives recently as part of its five-year commitment to achieve full…

By Samara Lynn

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entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs: Here’s Your Chance to Realize Your Wildest Business Dreams

Your video could turn into an amazing opportunity

The entrepreneurs with the most compelling video will win an all-expense paid trip to this…

By Samara Lynn

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Rae Holliday of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Black Men XCEL: Rae Holliday Inspires BE Researcher to Pursue Her Dreams

Black Enterprise's Tiamari Whitted shares how her role model has impacted her career

In honor of our Black Men XCEL Summit, Black Enterprise’s freelance researcher Tiamari Whitted shares…

By Alisa Gumbs

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The Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: Fishing Caddy Creator Joe Pippins

Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" and won $20,000. Learn more about his story.

Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome; winning $20,000. He…

By Brandon Andrews

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future leaders

With White Majority Dwindling, Not Investing in Students of Color Puts the Fabric of Society at Stake

The president of A Better Chance speaks out

As public schools across the country begin their school year, they will be presented with…

By Robin White Goode

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Charlottesville

Don’t Leave Children Behind in Charlottesville

"It's significantly important to coach our young people through this," says New York-based history teacher

Educator says teachers should turn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, into a teachable moment about…

By Selena Hill

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Gessie Thompson, fibroid coach

Are Fibroids Holding You Back From Achieving Your Professional and Personal Dreams?

Fibroid and fertility coach Gessie Thompson shares her personal story of struggle

I am one of the 80% of black women affected by fibroids by age 50.…

By Alisa Gumbs

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7 Healing Charlottesville Tweets From Business and Political Leaders

Social media can actually be a source of comfort in troubling times

Many remain stunned at the display of hate, racial intolerance, and a brutal act of…

By Samara Lynn

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