At the end of the day, ethics and honesty lead to long-term professional wins
Three lessons to take away from Jackson’s downfall to ensure the same mistakes aren’t made…
At the end of the day, ethics and honesty lead to long-term professional wins
Three lessons to take away from Jackson’s downfall to ensure the same mistakes aren’t made…
Black Enterprise delves into the lives of cast members from A Different World.
Black Enterprise takes a look at the cast members of A Different World after they…
The benefits of prepaid debit cards can often appear attractive
Companies peddling prepaid debit cards often use celebrities to target consumers.
Program helps small business recognize the benefits of going green
New organizations are helping small businesses like bodegas and barbershops become ecofriendly
New program hopes to be a lifeline to small businesses in Harlem
“We need to generate and support as many entrepreneurs as we can because they are…
What to do when your career aspirations are polar opposites
Many professionals have diverse talents and passions, leading to multiple gigs. But what if they’re…
Social networking myths exposed
BlackEnterprise.com debunks 5 common social media myths.
These directors and producers add unique flair to storytelling
Adding their unique voices and creative spin on storytelling, these producers and directors are kicking…
Legendary Supermodel Naomi Campbell has gone from running the catwalk to producing TV shows like "The Face"
Have you seen the show?
Business advice on how to reinvent yourself, and your vision
In life and in business, the terrain is always changing. Here’s how you can adapt…
These producers pave their own lane to get the coveted green light
These women prove they can get the coveted green light, whether it’s VH1′s hit “Love…
Jigga is soon to have more control to his entire catalog
Mr. Carter’s working relationship with Jon Platt dates back to 1996.
As Social Media Week winds down, check out what it takes to get the hottest gigs
It takes more than just tweeting to be a social media professional. Here’s a list…
From Whitney's passing to #hoodiesforTrayvon, see the top social media moments
With Blacks at the helm of social conversations, BlackEnterprise.com takes a closer look at the…
Sign was removed after complaints by customers
Using the President to sell chicken usually ends poorly
Darden Restaurants is banking on a brand refresh nearly a decade in the making to rebuild Red Lobster, but will loyal black dollars be essential to the turn around?
African Americans, long a loyal part of Red Lobster’s consumer base, experience a relatively new…
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S. cities to land the Olympics. Make no mistake: the Obamas can bring it home, in their case, literally
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S.…
Black Enterprise takes a look at the Black community's most sought-after remedies.
As Black History Month continues, Black Enterprise takes a look at some of our grandparents…
New Birth says it is hoping former parishioners will recoup lost funds
Eddie Long is the target of a suit filed in Dekalb state court in January.
Famed music producer co-created music version of Rosetta Stone
Music legend Quincy Jones launched a new music education app Tuesday called Playground Sessions.
The 'Queen' of bossmoves teaches a thing or two about career growth and longevity
With an insanely successful career, the Destiny’s Child front=woman teaches a thing or two about…
Researchers say caring a bit too much about perception can be damaging
A study found that females in offices are more self-conscious about office perceptions of them,…
A new study sheds light on a trend that could affect millions of Americans
Beware of how errors, no fault of your own, could be affecting your credit.
The firm represents Otis Redding, Michael Jackson and others.
Afeni Shakur, the rapper’s mother, promises to “release his complete body of works”
Repeat Square user provides best practices for using electronic payment service
Business owner Karla Spencer-George provides fellow vendors with tips for using Square.
Not just for after five, the OTK boot works in and out of the office
Over-the-knee (OKT) boots aren’t just for after five. You can make them a chic and…
Why not do it all year?
Why not do it all year? Why can’t we celebrate Black History Year?
Retirees comprise largest group of mortgage-free homeowners
This demographic of America is free from a mortgage obligation.
How to stay on top of your online presence
BlackEnterprise.com outlines how you can manage your business’ online reputation.
Music industry CEO Aaron Arnold shares secrets to successful transition
Music Is My Business CEO Aaron Arnold details how you can go about making that…
Former congressman could be facing jail time
Jesse Jackson Jr. is facing serious charges.
President offers plan to increase workers wages by $3,500 annually
The president laid out a plan to raise the minimum wage.
Rock and Roll superstar doesn't take kindly to the crude app
Singer suing over curious app.
How to fight deliberate acts of ruin in the office
You don’t have to let the wicked efforts of a coworker keep you down. Here’s…
Consider the pros and cons of online education
With today’s programs being more reputable and easier to access than ever, take into account…
Dietary supplements are directly regulated by the FDA
Move comes as lawmakers ask the FDA to look into the safety of energy drinks.
Take notes on the brave career moves of the most important Civil Rights leader in black history, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
What is your greatest memory of MLK?
Applications that make the am grind a bit easier
Six apps that will make your morning more manageable.
A conversation with one of the leading thinkers in the green economy
FYI: There’s plenty of room for African Americans in the emerging green economy.
Renaissance man LL Cool J co-founds an online community
Black Enterprise chose LL Cool J as this week’s Tech Startup of the Week because…
Stats alone should put comparison talk to rest
These stats put the constant comparisons to sleep between the Heat player and the legendary…
Pew study shows millennials more motivated during search---and you be can too
A Pew study shows millennials work harder to gain employment. Here are three ques you…
A deal, close to being done, is still subject to scrutiny
The deal would be among the largest mergers in U.S. history.
Slain cop's bounty may go unrewarded
The saga surrounding Chris Dorner only continues after his apparent death.
Ways to generate leads on the professional network
To digitally network and generate leads on LinkedIn, BlackEnterprise.com detailed what you need to do…
Can you avoid the financial pitfalls that come with deciding?
Paul Carrick Brunson poses a question facing couples everywhere.
Rogers explains that he became interested in investing at a young age
Ariel Investments CEO John Rogers sits down with Reuters Impact Players host Robert Wolf in…
As minority officers speak out, Dorner case shines yet another light on discrimination
Christopher Dorner murder case shines yet another light on racism in law enforcement, from the…
Barista insists the snarky blog was "satire"
Can you be fired for what you do anonymously off the clock?
Athletes-turned-startup founders call for a transition from the stadium to the Valley
Startup founders, Ryan Nece and Garrett Johnson, make a case for African-American athletes and their…
Associations generally agreed with the President's speech
The president touched on several topics close to owners, including sequestration
3 questions to help you get the money talk started
In time for Valentine’s Day, tips for starting the money conversation with your romantic interest.
A few simple changes can make a big difference
Here are a few tips for getting an added boost to your credit score.
The State of the Union goes interactive, let your voice be heard
BlackEnterprise.com highlights 3 ways you can make your State of the Union much more interactive.…
These entertainers made the winning leap into becoming thespians
An accomplished singer, Jennifer Hudson has made major strides in Hollywood as well. (Image: File)
Drones are as costly as they are controversial
Controversial military initiative costs billions, makes money for aircraft makers.
Check out our daily quotes, facts, features and galleries of Black History Month content.
You will find a plethora of content that informs you on not only the past,…
The president to hold a Fireside Hangout on Thursday
Two days after delivering the State of the Union address to Congress, the president will…
Increased regulations aren't fool proof against fraudulent activity
Even with added security measures, using your debit card has serious risk.
Zuhairah Scott Washington employs gamification to teach couples how to make each other happy
Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week is Kahnoodle, an iPhone/iPod app that uses gamification…
PepsiCo hopes to break into the $8 billion dollar energy drink market.
Even as soft drink sales have decreased, energy drink sales rose 17% in 2011 according…
Which of these couples is your favorite?
Ossie and Ruby, Will and Jada and more
A little planning and research can go a long way
How do you tell what credit card is best for you?
According to Wall Street, possibly
Are we seeing the beginning of the end of Apple’s reign?
Organization hosts first-ever hackathon for HBCU community in Atlanta
The first HBCUHacks event took place in Atlanta at Hypepotamus, an entrepreneurial startup and collaboration…
Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on white women and African Americans in corporate America.
Check out today’s cover
As Chief Morale Officer, you can get ride of bad behavior with ease
Rudeness is on the rise in offices, according to research. Here’s how you handle inappropriate…
Starting in our nation’s capital, the pop-up tour will hit 8 cities
Kicking off in Washington, DC, NewME Accelerator announced its eight-city tour on Wednesday.
Extreme weather calls for extreme money-saving measures
Don’t get buried under the snow with no money to spend!
With proper planning and budgeting, paying for college doesn't have to drain your finances
Make sure you’re not letting the process of saving for your child’s education intimidate you.
The Congressional Budget Office forecasts the economic climate
A positive outlook is on the horizon.
"666" is commonly associated with the devil
Worker felt the number on his tax form went against his Christian faith
A tough market can breed desperation. Don't ride the bandwagon
From abusing social networks to being a persistent pest, these five habits could keep you…
On every single day of Black History Month this February, we will provide you with a daily fact.
Check out the facts.
Tips to tackling social media like a pro
BlackEnterprise.com spoke to several social media savvy folks to get their take on the precision…
Remembering those in need on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Having an illness can create a significant financial burden. In honor of this day, here…
Be inspired by the platinum-selling diva's stellar boss moves
Four lessons Beyonce has taught us all about how to stand the heat in our…
Recent Match.com survey shows women engage in pre-date research--and Facebook is their source of choice
Match.com, which asked over 5,000 single and married people about their dating habits, revealed 48%…
The editors of BE developed a groundbreaking cover story on the “black land drain."
Check out the latest cover.
Thanks to retirement, photo is one for the ages
But the Times-Picayune, an award-winning newspaper, controversially switched to publishing just three times a week…
Leverage knowledge in any field into high salary potential
Check out how you can leverage knowledge in any field to increase your marketability and…
Take a look at a snapshot of professional highlights
Check out a breakdown of professional highlights for 17-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion…
Mall security rewarded for his efforts
Reddit joins forces to reward Internet hero who tasers unruly patrons at an Atlanta mall.…
If Budweiser bought Corona, they'd control 46% of beer sales in the United States
Department of Justice says Budweiser’s attempt to purchase Corona is a threat to American Beer…
Chicago-based startup partners with Chicago Public Schools and the City Colleges of Chicago
The Starter League (formerly Code Academy), a Chicago-based beginner-focused software school that teaches people how…
Right now is the best time for you to invest.
The stock market has gotten off to a rip-roaring start this year. And right now…
Her debut novel the Twelve Tribes of Hattie gains massive national readership
Have you read the book?
Follow up to the Tech Inclusion Roundtable sets foundation for change
The White House Tech Inclusion Summit, which took place at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building…
Tips to ensure a priceless professional resource isn't compromised
Time is money, but it is also happiness, rest, achievements and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Is there a way to avoid this issue in relationships?
What impact do differences in earning power and potential have on couples?
How volunteering and philanthropy can open professional doors
Though it’s just a good look to be charitable, the professional benefits go beyond the…
A student and a professional weigh in on their life-changing choices
A former graduate student and a college grad share insight on how they made the…
These entertainers gave office jobs the boot to follow their dreams
These top entertainers traded the 9-to-5 life to follow their dreams, from Laz Alonso to…
Recent appearance at Georgia school Career Day raises more than an eyebrow
Recently, the rap artist spoke to students at a Georgia middle school for Career Day,…
Get into saving tips for Super Bowl Sunday's festivities
You’ve got to stick to your money-related resolutions. Here’s a few tips to get you…
Check out these tips to keep it all together
These tips will help you juggle duties of your day job while expanding your educational…
A simple search for a black architect leads to a new group Group
Empowering entrepreneurs with special attention to young people in West Virginia
Did the bailout save the automotive industry?
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler — known as the Big Three — have endured some…
Rey Flemings found a way to see past the limitations of computer vision
Image-based advertising and e-commerce company Stipple is Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week.
Boost your resume with these undergrad opportunities
Before you walk across that stage, be sure to check these off the list so…
Savvy businesswoman behind the success of many bestselling authors
Ella Curry, of EDC Creations Media Group, marketed books of many well-known, bestselling authors including…
The company puts emphasis on integration and productivity with new operating system and hardware
BlackEnterprise.com breaks down BlackBerry’s big announcement, emphasizing integration and productivity with the new operating system…
5 steps from an industry expert on surviving crises
Tips from the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association on weathering a crisis.
Access Foursquare data without a computer
Gives busy managers a way to keep up with Foursquare without being tied to a…
From hip-hop to a hit television series to a documentary, Ice-T has done it all
Through his many ups and downs — and with a decade-long gig as Detective Fin…
New program provides space and opportunities to startups
The NY Times’ new partnering program offers startups a chance to grow without losing equity
Former CEO of Justin.tv gives us the latest post-acquisition
BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Socialcam CEO and co-founder Michael Seibel to talk about the nearly…
The NFL is taking a hard stance on player health and safety by commissioning new studies on the effects of the game
The beleaguered sport is searching for solutions to player health and has partnered with Harvard…
Is your credit score hampering your financial progress?
There is no shortage of evidence that the credit report is perhaps as important to…
When T.I. began rapping, he never knew he would become an all-around money making machine.
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. has been labeled the Jay-Z of the South by Pharrell Williams…
Legendary multimedia icon turns 59
Today, legendary media icon Oprah Winfrey turns 59. The talk show pioneer and multimedia tycoon…
John Liu looks to bring inclusion into other branches of the city’s government
John Liu’s policies of inclusion and transparency has led to significant city bond underwriting deals…
The largest traditional bookstore faces uncertain times.
Competition from Wal-Mart, Amazon, & e-books force a rethinking on the value of brick &…
Consider what you're getting into before saying yes to the job
Spending your work days in jeans with an office full of cool people sounds like…
Contract goes to 3 small business with 150 workers or less
Dell and Hewlett-Packard will need to work with small businesses to tap a $5 billion…
Use this strategy to combat the inevitably scary transition
Damian Barr, author of Get It Together: A Guide To Surviving Your Quarter-Life Crisis, offers…
Some are calling the recent dinner-date a “Meeting of the Dons”
BlackEnterprise.com explores 5 tech inventions that could’ve come from this weekend’s “meeting of the dons”…
Former football star's financial woes continue to mount
Vince Young could be in hot water.
Take heed: Overdosing on the instant accessibility can be detrimental
Whether you have a tangible business or you’re promoting yourself, you need to be very…
Check out tips on getting rid of the negative and back to the lovin'
Finding a spouse that understands your career goals and drive can be difficult, but here…
Dynamic ways to make yourself marketable in your industry
In order to stand out among the pack, you must be someone people won’t forget.…
Black Enterprise dissects the life of La La Anthony -- from her radio days to her life on the court.
Black Enterprise breaksdown La La Anthony’s radio and film career, cosmetics line and marriage to…
Former ESPN executive launches a site with the intersection of sports, pop culture and race
Have you checked out the site?
RFP-EZ, is an exciting partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the White House’s Presidential Innovation Fellows.
RFP-EZ helps small businesses search for government jobs and contracts
After acquiring Vine last fall, the social network unveiled the free iOS app
Social network Twitter unveils free iOS app, Vine.
Money saving tips to keep you at the pump less and on the road more
According to AAA, gas has crept up only .04 cents to the gallon since last…
Entrepreneurial trio provides healthcare solutions...the tech way
BlackEnterprise.com’s Tech Startup of the Week highlights different tech entrepreneurs and the innovative companies they’ve…
Whether you believe it or not, Coco Austin's brains have a lot to do with her financial success
Coco Austin may be the beauty behind the popular E! reality show “Ice Loves Coco”…
You can turn that around. Check out a few tips on how
A new survery found many chief executives pessimistic about market success. If you’re a company…
Their humble beginnings led to major future wins
These heavy hitters started from the bottom and worked their way up, proving humble beginnings…
In addition to “Family Hustle” she executive produces two other TV shows, “Tiny and Toya” and her new baby, “Tiny Tonight,” on VH1.
Tiny has managed to put together quite the entertainment empire since her Xscape days.
Mogul John C. Maxwell's tips on sparking professional success
Business mogul John C. Maxwell shares career advancement tips for millennials who have little to…
Remember to put yourself first to ensure future success
Being a team player is great, but you want to strike a balance between looking…
Popular social networking site causing discomfort among one in three people
According to researchers from two German universities, Facebook may cause you to feel envious. The…
The 19-year-old reached her first quarterfinal in a Grand Slam
Sloane Stephens, a 19-year-old American, takes center stage at the Australian Open against Serena Williams.
Did you go to the Inauguration?
Official estimates put crowd at less than half the 1.8 million people whom gathered four…
Actor and chef makes his Harlem debut later this year.
The Oscar nominated actor is also a Chef know for his New Orleans style cooking
In 2009, corporate sponsors were banned but this year they were welcome
The 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee releases a list of sponsors
Travel, advertising and hospitality are on full display at Africa's marquee tournament
South Africa is currently hosting the African Cup of Nations.
What would MLK be like if he had social media?
Which social network do you think he would use?
Do you think MLK would be proud?
What a coincidence that both are on the same day.
Wall Street bosses thought this letter was impressive
Wall Street bosses heap praise on a college student’s cover letter
The March on Washington was a speech for jobs and freedom.
The Freedom Budget, along with many of the economic goals of the civil rights movement,…
Earnings dip not indicative of progress at American Express, its CEO says
American Express CEO Kenneth I. Chenault isn’t panicking after earnings report on Thursday
Who's next in tech?
Highlight of the top 10 Blacks in technology.
Being too direct or wacky can mean yet another year unemployed
We’ve all heard the “get creative” advice, but sometimes getting a bit too radical can…
These resources will help you to become more competitive
Adding coding skills to your repertoire is an awesome way to upgrade your professional profile…
Be inspired by those who don't let age hinder their boss moves
At 71, Robbie Montgomery of Sweetie Pie’s is proof that career dreams can be attained…
The Knicks are coming, the Knicks are coming! For N.B.A.'s hopes in the U.K. and Europe, that finally means something
As it concerns the N.B.A.’s plans to expand its popularity, the Knicks are a worthy…
Pint-sized device helps you keep track of your suitcase
GlobaTrac, LLC debuted a tracking device, Trakdot, at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show. The…