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Hidden Genius

The Hidden Geniuses of Oakland, California

An intense 15-month program is equipping young boys of color in California with technological, leadership…

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3 Ways Your Company Can Use Tech To Hook Customers

The digital world of commerce is here to stay and entrepreneurs must fully embrace it

BE’s TechConneXt panel, “Business Tech: What’s Hot, Next and New,” discussed how the latest tech…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Black Robotics Engineers on Whether Robots Will Kill Us All

How deadly are robots to mankind?

At Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Tech Summit, two black robotics engineers discussed artificial intelligence and robotics;…

By Samara Lynn

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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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Election Day

Somewhere in America, Today Is Election Day

More than a third of the total vote for president will be cast before November 8

No, that headline is not a misprint. More than a third of the total vote…

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3 Cultural Stigmas to Overcome as Black Business Leaders

In order to achieve professional success, it's important for black entrepreneurs to overcome the cultural stigmas that are embedded within the African American subconscious that result from our past history of social marginalization and oppression

Some of our cultural origins have been ignored. So there is a number of things…

By Jason Dukes

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Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Escape Now

Because exhibiting champagne taste while on a beer budget can be detrimental to achieving your financial goals

If you are tired of feeling like you don’t have enough to save or spend…

By Ashley M Fox

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Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams: ‘We Have to Normalize Blackness’

Pearls of wisdom and truth from Jesse Williams' panel discussion, at this year's Advertising Week conference

Find out what actor/activist Jesse Williams had to say about activism and black oppression during…

By Selena Hill

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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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The Mask of Wellness: When Is It OK for Women to Say, “I Am Not Well”?

Handle stress with these empowering tips for busy women

The great poet Langston Hughes, as he evoked the voice of black women, once wrote,…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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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…

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black board members

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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James Reynolds Jr.

3 Wealth Lessons From A BE 100s Legend: James Reynolds Jr. of Loop Capital

Develop a clear strategy, employ the right people to execute, and monitor for desired outcomes.

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In selecting BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2016 Financial Services Company of…

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3 Wealth Lessons from A BE 100s Legend: Herman J. Russell

Learn money management practices and philosophies for your personal and business growth

I have had the great fortune to interview a number of business icons who have…

By Derek T. Dingle

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money and relationships

How to Protect Your Finances When Love Is New

Is your new Valentine aiming for your heart—or your wallet? Here’s how to avoid being a fool for love

Key dos and don’ts—and major red flags that should never be ignored—in order to avoid…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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marijuana business

The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

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virtual reality

African American-Led Virtual Reality Company Lands $23 Million in Funding

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR content

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR…

By Samara Lynn

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3 Ways to Invest $1,000

If you think investing is for the rich, think again

A survey by Prudential Research called The African American Financial Experience finds that one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Breaking the Rules to Reach Retirement Goals

How a new approach to retirement investing is boosting their bottom line

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Michelle Obama Calls on Top Female Executives to Support Girls Education

FLOTUS makes it clear that advancing girls education is a life-long commitment of hers

First Lady Michelle Obama urges top female executives to support girls education at Fortune’s Most…

By Courtney Connley

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How To


How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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