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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff Uses Technology to Bypass Traditional Record Label Distribution

Using Stem created a level of transparency that does not exist in the music industry

Recently DJ Jazzy Jeff released a new project, “Chasing Goosebumps” but the only difference this…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Cadillac

Cadillac’s Global President: Recharging the Once-Storied Brand

BE asked Johan de Nysschen, Global President for the General Motors Brand Cadillac, about the…

By Brian Armstead

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WeDC

#WeDC Makes Major Push to Put D.C. Startups on the Map

We want to see people start and grow their businesses in D.C. Period.

Black Enterprise spoke to several key players involved in WeDC’s new initiative to become a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

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Dana Hill

This ‘Queen Boss’ Reigns in the Beauty Box Biz

Award-winning beauty expert and 'Queen Boss' contestant Dana Hill discusses her company COCOTIQUE, a deluxe beauty box subscription company for women of color

Dana Hill is an award-winning expert in the beauty industry. She is the founder of…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

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digital access

Ensuring Digital Access for All in 2017

A historic milestone for low-income and minority communities

Free data is one way we can strengthen our digital equality agenda and fill the…

By John Burnett

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black middle class

Against All Odds Looks at the Fragility of the Black Middle Class

‘Working hard has never been enough for black Americans to flourish’ –Bob Herbert

She says whites “were rewarded with property appreciation and a sense of stability,” but blacks…

By Robin White Goode

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Quad Webb-Lunceford

Reality Star Quad Webb-Lunceford is More Than a Doctor’s Wife

'Married to Medicine' star Quad Webb-Lunceford discusses her business endeavors and goals for the future

The “Married to Medicine’ reality star opened up to Black Enterprise about her business endeavors…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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African Technology Foundation

African Technology Foundation Premieres ‘Venture’

Doc highlights founders' experience from the continent to Silicon Valley

Recently Lions@Africa and The African Technology Foundation, in association with Bootup Africa premiered their film,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Beauty Pageants

More Black Girl Magic is Needed in Beauty Pageants

There are several reasons why more African American women should consider competing for titles

Beauty pageants are more than just winning a crown and sash. It is big business…

By macklinc

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Christine Souffrant Ntim

Startup Grind: The One Talk Worth the $750 Ticket Price

Learn 100 Random Hacks to Scale a Startup in 6 Months

After enjoying several talks throughout the day at the Startup Grind Global Conference including the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Growth Hacking

Improve Engagement on Your Instagram Page With Growth Hacking

How to hack your way to lead generation

Growth hacking is a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels to identify the most…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Entrepreneur Kathryn Finney Discusses How Economic Parity Can Be Achieved With Technology

The founder of the Atlanta-based organization digitalundivided and creator of the BIG Innovation Center explains how people of color can achieve economic parity via the tech industry

As you know, February is Black History month. I know most of you have been…

By kendrickd

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McGuire

Young Black Professionals Can Learn From This Wall Street Titan’s Winning Strategy

Words of wisdom on what it takes to achieve professional success in today's world from Raymond J. McGuire, global head of corporate and investment banking at Citigroup

Raymond J. McGuire, the global head of corporate and investment banking for the financial leviathan…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Daniel Beaty

Actor, Writer Daniel Beaty Brings ‘Chapter and Verse’ to the Screen

Actor, writer, film producer, and activist Daniel Beaty is living a dream

Inspired by his own family, award-winning actor Daniel Beaty co-wrote and is starring in a…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Black Excellence

BPN Celebrates Black Excellence and Achievement in the Bay

It's time we support our leaders of tomorrow

The Black Professional Network (BPN) gets behind the Black Girls CODE initiative by celebrating Black…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Oakland Startup Network

Kapor Center Helps Launch Startup Network

New initiative enacted to support Oakland-based entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities

Recently, the Kapor Center for Social Impact, Devlabs, and the City of Oakland announced the launch…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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inequality

Inequality in Tech May be Worse Than We Thought

More gloom and doom about diversity and inclusion in tech, but there are those working to solve.

Despite a $1.2 billion investment to diversify the tech talent pipeline and create minority-friendly environments,…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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