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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

By Kandia Johnson

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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Black Filmmakers Need Blockbuster Opportunities

Not a single 2015 film release from a black filmmaker had a budget that exceeded $35 million

Despite proven track records for producing quality films and commercial success, African American filmmakers—a list…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Walking in Harm’s Way

Fewer black corporate leaders appear willing to advocate on behalf of their peers

The existence of corporate diversity and inclusion programs is to ensure the inclusion of all…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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New York Governor Calls For Paid Family Leave, Discusses Loss of Father

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says paid family leave is the right of all workers

The United States is one of few developed countries that don’t offer some sort of…

By Courtney Connley

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A Closer Look At the Message Behind Gov. Nikki Haley’s State of the Union Rebuttal

SC Gov. Nikki Haley's epic SOTU response and why it matters

At first glance, Nikki Haley may seem like a typical GOP politician. She is a…

By Hailey Wallace

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Ben Carson prepares for primaries and caucuses with a retooled campaign and new attitude.

EXCLUSIVE: Why Ben Carson Believes He’s Your Best Choice for President

With the Iowa Caucus looming, the GOP candidate discusses ‎his plan to cure what ails black America

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, Ben Carson explains why he’s the best choice…

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Stanford University Survey: 84% of Women in Tech Told They Are “Too Aggressive”

A new survey of women in tech reveals some disturbing patterns

Women in tech still have a ways to go to achieve equality and respect.

By Samara Lynn

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Chef Phillip Ashley Rix Named Official Chocolatier of Grammy Gift Lounge

$79 golden praline is one of the most expensive chocolates on the market

Chef Phillip Ashley, who was featured as a Black Enterprise Modern Man, has been named…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[By The Numbers] Where the GOP Candidates Stand Going Into Their Sixth Debate

A quick look at how the GOP candidates rank in the polls before tonight’s Fox Business News debate

Welcome to By The Numbers, where BE Politics will be bringing you regular updates on…

By Hailey Wallace

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[Women of Power] Fit Beyond Resolution

Keeping fitness goals far past the start of the year.

Making the resolution is the easy part—acting on it is an entirely different story. The…

By Safon Floyd

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Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

By Samara Lynn

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Obama Was the Best President Technology Could Have Ever Wanted

The tech industry will miss Obama when he's gone

Obama’s elevation of technology as national interest has been a hallmark of his presidency since…

By Samara Lynn

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The State of Education In the Union

Final SOTU address highlights President Obama's commitment to educational goals

The White House is bullish on computer science, but we’ll have to wait to see…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Eating Habits at Conferences

What you put in your body can really affect your mood and ability to focus

Despite the donuts, hot dogs, fries and soda, here are five tips to help improve…

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Nestle Bid to Throw Out Child Slavery Lawsuit Rejected

Plaintiffs allege being fed scraps, not getting wages, and getting whipped

The three plaintiffs filed the class action suit in 2005, alleging they had been trafficked…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Monte Irvin, Legendary MLB Hall of Famer, Dies at 96

Outfielder played key role in integration of Major League Baseball as both a player and executive

On Monday, Jan. 11, legendary Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin died at age 96,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

By Chanel Martin

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Top 4 Moments From Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Best friend Biden, the Osama moment, and The Dress

Republicans have spent the last eight years pushing a narrative that casts President Obama as…

By Hailey Wallace

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Happy Founders Day: 10 Celebrity Power Women Who Belong to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

These women are industry leaders--from entertainment to education to business

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating its Founders Day today. The empowering women’s organization was…

By Janell Hazelwood

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