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Fabolous

Fabolous Talks Hip-Hop, Business, and Why He’s Taking Over Your Grocery Store

Fabolous’ latest venture has placed him in an aisle where he’s never gone before –…

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snap

Oh, Snap! Black Investment Firms Must Be Involved in More Tech IPOs

Minority underwriters still seeking equity and bond underwriting assignments from Silicon Valley companies

With the aftermath of the Snap IPO, we decided to take a look at the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Lip Bar Celebrates 5 Years of Challenging the Beauty Standard

Melissa Butler says she isn’t passionate about makeup.
Butler, who founded The Lip Bar in 2012, says…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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buy black

Black Leadership Forum Sparks #BuyBlack Movement In Houston

Here's more about the 7th Annual Houston Black Leadership Forum and Buy Black Weekend

Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson Rose (center) and Errol Allen (right)Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Business Leaders

Designing a New Generation of Business Leaders

How the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program provides financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities to African American students

Billionaire CEO Charles Koch says the next wave of business leaders must understand and embrace…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obamcare

Donald Trump Wins The White House: What Does It Mean For Our Future?

The reality is that African Americans must press a comprehensive agenda regardless of whether there is a Republican or Democratic administration in the White House

Learn what will happen to our country and our future now that Donald Trump has…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Retirement

What The Retirement Generation Gap Can Tell You About Your Financial Future

Study reveals that generations have vast differences in approach to securing their financial futures

TIAA Chief Income Strategist Denise Garnick discussed the impact of generational behavior and aging on…

By Derek T. Dingle

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debate

Post-Debate Review: Did Clinton and Trump Really Address Concerns of African Americans?

A recap and analysis of round one of the presidential debates; Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump

Check out Black Enterprise’s SVP/Chief Content Officer’s “two-cents” on the first 2016 presidential debate with…

By Derek T. Dingle

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National African American Museum

Scenes from the National African American Museum Dedication: Honoring Our Past, Engaging in Today’s Conversation on Race

#APeoplesJourney - Pres. Obama: “We’re not a burden on America or a stain on America or an object of shame and pity for America. We are America.”

Check out BE SVP/Chief Content Officer, Derek Dingle’s recap of the highly anticipated National African…

By Derek T. Dingle

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technology

11 Must-Have Resources For Tech Investors

Tips for novices or seasoned pros on how to become more proficient at investing in tech

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As a partner for Kapor Capital, the venture arm of the Oakland, California-based…

By Derek T. Dingle

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author

Award-Winning Author Sheri Booker Encourages Peers To Be Great

The time to tell our stories is now

Find out how author & Entrepreneur, Sheri Booker uses her success and passion for writing…

By Regan Farley

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Draya Michele

Life After Reality TV: Draya Michele On Building An Empire, Motherhood, And Basketball Wives

She talks passion, time management, and living drama free

In this interview, Draya Michele opens up about Life after realty TV, using reality TV…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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board

Power in the Boardroom: Directing the World’s Largest Companies

We reveal why it's critical to have African American corporate directors governing the nation's largest companies

Black Enterprise reveals why it’s critical to have African American corporate directors governing the nation’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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BE 100s Titan John Rogers: Why Black Board Members Matter to Your Wealth

The value of diversified corporate boards

Find out why BE 100s Titan John Rogers concludes that African American participation on boards…

By Derek T. Dingle

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investment

What It Takes to Build Your Global Investment Portfolio

Things to consider about current international markets, while developing a quality portfolio-building strategy

Experts like Brian Nick, TIAA Investment’s Chief Investment Strategist, maintain that having a bias toward…

By Derek T. Dingle

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black communities

How Disruptive Philanthropy Can Save Black Communities

Philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, and thought leaders gathered at the fifth annual Head and Heart Philanthropy Summit in Martha's Vineyard to discuss the significance of impact investing and more

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August has been designated as Black Philanthropy Month. For the past five years,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Muhammad Ali

Why Muhammad Ali Will Always Be The Greatest

BE Chief Content Officer, Derek Dingle, remembers Muhammad Ali

To me and other young black males coming of age during the post-Civil Rights Era,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Trump’s Campaign of Anger and Fear takes Center Stage in Discussion on Race

The notion of post-racial politics celebrated at the dawn of the Obama era has long been discarded

Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns declared that America…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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