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Charles Payne Lands ...

"Making Money with Charles Payne" to debut June 2nd at 6 PM ET On Monday, June 2, 6 p.m. (EST), the Fox Business Network will launch a new show that adds a little more color to the network’s weekday prime-time lineup. “Making Money with Charles Payne” is being...

Change-Makers by the...

Chacón, Ekundayo and Mason (Image credit: DaKarai) Despite its challenges, Oakland is on the cusp of a revival – an economic growth period fueled in part by technology and the arts. Within this city, a group of entrepreneurial individuals – led by three women – decided to take a...

Small Business Owner...

National Small Business Week wrapped up for the year on Friday May 16. For a week each year, the government puts entrepreneurs and their respective businesses in the spotlight to raise awareness and to provide a platform and an outlet for resources for small businesses across the ...

Merrill Lynch’s Racq...

Movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, The Boiler Room and Wall Street all illustrate one fact: there’s a sparsity of African Americans in the world of finance. And while those films may be fictional, or at least partially so, the truth is black professionals on Wall Street are the...

Why There Are So few...

Kevin Weekes, an 11-year goaltender in the National Hockey League, made history after his retirement in September of 2009, when he became the first black hockey analyst on Hockey Night in Canada as a color commentator. Now a member of the in studio panel in 2013, Weekes can also be seen across...

Obama Uses State of ...

With a combination of determination and optimism, President Obama reset his presidency as he delivered his State of Union address to the nation. Although his agenda was no less ambitious, the president, who sought to transform Washington through bipartisanship and civility, declared that he...

Recruiting Vets on W...

It’s been well documented that veterans returning home after serving the country often struggle to find gainful employment. Some companies have responded by creating initiatives aimed at recruiting and training former members of the military. This has been successful to a point. The Bureau...

The Fellowship Open ...

The Fellowship Open, one of the country’s largest diversity charity golf outings, has raised more than $800,000 in support of more than 60 organizations that have made a positive impact on the lives of young people. The 13th annual outing is scheduled for August 16 at the Silver Spring...

Mentorship Is Earned...

This past Saturday, I had the great pleasure of moderating the final keynote session at the 2013 Blogging While Brown Conference, held in the Langston Hughes Auditorium of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. (Black Enterprise was proud to be a media...

How and Why You Need...

Our society emphasizes friends, family and co-workers as essential parts of our emotional and professional support system. Friends can offer distraction and encouragement, family members give unconditional love and co-workers may provide a sense of camaraderie and even professional advice....