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Technically Spiritual: Part 1 – Success

A tech-savvy preacher's kid experiences success while battling depression #digitalGrace

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, shares his story as a tech savvy preacher’s…

By Nathaniel J.

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Senate

Republicans Seek to Maintain Control of US Senate

34 U.S. Senate races will determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the Senate

Polls are tight and too close for comfort for Senate Republicans. Here’s a look at…

By John Burnett

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Tech Inclusion Conference Offers Doable Steps For Change

An overview of valuable takeaways from this year's Tech Inclusion conference

Currently, Tech Inclusion is a topic at the forefront of conversations happening in Silicon Valley…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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NFL Network

Chris “Kid” Reid Talks About the NFL Network’s “Undrafted”

A show about overcoming struggle, hope, and reaching for your dreams

Chris “Kid” Reed, from Kid -N- Play, opens up about the NFL Network football TV…

By Regan Farley

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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bias

Kapor Capital Aims to Hack Bias in Silicon Valley

An incredibly diverse group of 70 hackers showed up ready to create a solution.

Startup Weekend Oakland landed at the Kapor Center for Social Impact and focused on the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Roho

Black Entrepreneurs Shine During 500 Startups Demo-Ween

From healthcare to religion, these entrepreneurs pitched to take their companies to the next level

500 Startups premiered their Batch 18 companies, but not without the voice of some outstanding…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Hidden Genius

The Hidden Geniuses of Oakland, California

Community-based program is teaching black boys skills in tech and leadership

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

By Sequoia Blodgett

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tech

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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Robots

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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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…

By Corey Ealons

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Cultural

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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Paycheck

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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wellness

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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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.

(Image: Loop Capital CEO James Reynolds)
In selecting BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2016 Financial Services Company of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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Valentine's Day

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.

By Sirita Wright

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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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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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