Consider the methods used by these five entrepreneurs
BlackEnterprise.com highlights tips to reinventing your brand via social media.
Consider the methods used by these five entrepreneurs
BlackEnterprise.com highlights tips to reinventing your brand via social media.
Take our poll on Facebook’s possible new addition
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Savvy professionals who advanced by experience and hard work
These savvy professionals found success in their field by experience, not years of classroom education.
Dantley pulls morning and afternoon shifts
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Black Enterprise Twitter chat reflects high growth potential for women of color
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Use this time to get your financial goals back on track
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British businesswoman talks career triumphs, advocacy
Barbara Kasumu, a British social entrepreneur and co-founder of Elevation Networks talks career triumphs, challenges…
Steer clear of habits that will tarnish your professional rep
Take a look at managers’ least favorite professional qualities and how you can steer clear…
Spanx, the billion dollar shapewear company, has quickly rose to the top of their market.
A war is heating up in the shapewear market. Yummie Tummie is taking Spanx to…
Peebles Corp. to acquire iconic office building in downtown Manhattan
Transaction marks the first time an African American owned company has acquired a major commercial…
Award-winning African-American women in tech partner to host iPod Film School & Web Design Workshop for Black girls at SXSW 2013
Kimberly Bryant, founder and CEO of Black Girls Code, and Allissa Richardson of MOJO MediaWorks…
Statistically, unemployment is nearly two points higher for veterans than the national average
Mrs. Obama’s “Joining Forces” campaign has led businesses to hire or train more than 125,000…
Ford purchased $5.7 billion in goods and services from minority-owned businesses in 2012
Every year Ford aims to source at least 10 percent of U.S. purchases from minority,and…
Former friends disagree over hit reality TV show song
RHOA battle in court over song rights.
#FoodPorn clothing line is a savvy merge of interests, business acumen
Chef Roblé, is at it again.
Brand goes on the offensive to fight negative PR in China
After the brand’s sales slipped last month, McDonald’s launches two new promotions here and overseas
The story of how one man went from surviving Newark's streets to teaching those in his community to survive by leading healthy lives
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Are you surprised by anyone on this list?
The top 5 black selling artists of all-time, according to the Recording Industry Association of…
Avoid these social media offenses
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In far too many cases, the only time couples engage in financial planning as a team (if ever) is to finance their wedding and honeymoon.
Are you about to put a ring on it? Now is as good a time…
80% of companies surveyed expressed a favorable view of telecommuting.
Despite the comments of Yahoo and a policy change at Best Buy, many companies still…
If you save in the spring, you'll have more to work with for the busy summer travel season
These places are worth it if you’re on a budget.
One of these songstresses could break the all-male winning streak
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Actor talks iPad app, entrepreneurship and education
BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Burton for an exclusive interview at South by Southwest (SXSW) to…
After launching her clothing line with only $350 in savings, the designer gives back.
After experiencing the rigors of entrepreneurial-ship herself, a designer helps the next generation get started
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Every day, 27 people die from accident related to drunk driving. That’s according to Mothers…
Be inspired by their stories to make boss moves of your own
These celebs’ journeys prove that major success doesn’t happen without failure and bumps in the…
SXSW panel examines what it takes to support minorities in entrepreneurship
The “Cultivating the New Minority Entrepreneur” panelists at South by Southwest (SXSW) discussed the changing…
A tried and true business model goes next-level with Prodigy, Ray Ray, Roc Royal and Princeton
The business of Mindless Behavior isn’t exactly ‘mindless’ at all.
Smart spending and planning can help your skin rebound, our expert says
Being smart about your skincare doesn’t mean you have to break the bank.
Black Enterprise looks back at some of Halle Berry's most intriguing film roles.
From Boomerang to B.A.P.S., Black Enterprise takes you down memory lane with some of Halle…
Panelists discuss how 'Scandal' has become the social show of the season
Kerry Washington and the dynamic cast of ABC’s Scandal have taken over Thursday nights on…
Making sure those looking for employment for a year or more stay on course
Simply looking for a job no longer cuts it in today’s market.
The Newark mayor ventures to SXSW for one-on-one conversation
“Cory Booker: The New Media Politician” on Sunday, discussing his social media site Waywire and…
How to roll in Austin
BlackEnterprise.com SXSW correspondent Mary Pryor gives her tips to surviving the festivals in Austin.
Unique job-seeking tactics and when to keep it simple
Here’s how to leverage unique job-seeking tactics and when to just keep it simple.
Entrepreneurs, see how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with your investor
BlackEnterprise.com outlines 5 tips to managing the investor relationship.
Best tips straight from “The Learn to Code Movement” panel
SXSW Interactive panelists give provide tips to achieve coding dreams.
U.S. economy adds 236,000 jobs in February.
The black unemployment rate remained at 13.8 percent.
Labs finding more potential candidates using drugs since 2007
Most job seeks are taking a lax view of drug use, leading experts to wonder…
Is lending money to your significant other a smart idea?
It can be very uncomfortable trying to decide whether lending money to someone you’re in…
Founder Kimberly Bryant has helped more than 800 girls (and a few boys) develop a marketable skill
Black Enterprise’s Tech Startup of the Week is Kimberly Bryant’s Black Girls Code. Bryant has…
These tips will help you stand out from the pack
Try these tips to market yourself in the job market.
Whether it's an accent or main attraction, here's how to work it into your wardrobe
Contrary to the old-school taboo, you can work leather in the office without looking tough…
Costs are skyrocketing at the state level
Students are left in a serious quandary as states slash budgets to make room for…
With the social media dashboard dead, these other options help you socialize with ease
Popular social media platform TweetDeck is shifting gears, killing off its older mobile offerings like…
Turn these around so you can truly win in the workplace
So you want to be promoted to call the shots and be the boss. Well,…
Black Enterprise is among the festival-goers, reporting on the latest tech trends
Follow Black Enterprise as we bring you all the action live from Austin.
Worlds largest retailer focuses on products from women owned businesses
A day before International Women’s Day, Walmart announces their new initiative “Empowering Women Together.”
Diversifying your management strategy can lead to winning results
Successful leaders and managers often combine styles of leadership to maximize talents of teams. Here’s…
For those not attending the conferences, see how you can still be a part of the action
BlackEnterprise.com has compiled a list of quick and easy ways you can follow SXSW from…
Online Banking isn't quite what it used to be
A few things to consider before opening an account in 2013
Tips to improving newsfeed, so that brands can succeed on the platform
BlackEnterprise.com outlines the various ways Facebook can win with brands with their soon-to-be unveiled newsfeed.…
Increased confidence in the economy spurring more risk from Americans, but is it too soon?
One of the biggest indicators is the consistently improving housing market, which is picking up…
Enterprising woman's photo series make iconic statements
Enterprising photographer launched iconic, nationally recognized special series “Because of Them, We Can” campaign, featuring…
Inaccuracies exist in millions of credit reports
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has some tips for how to correct errors in…
The Pell Grant will be unaffected, but other areas of higher education will feel the sequester
HIgher education may become even more unattainable for some
Chef went from homeless to Food Network's first "Grand Champion"
Between working with Michelle Obama and launching a new series, Madison Cowan finds time to…
Companies are turning profits, but avoiding hiring
Currently, the Dow Jones industrial average is nearing a record high resulting in a period…
Our financial expert says it's time you started paying yourself
Saving money to cover expenses in case of an emergency is one of the most…
Deployment doesn't mean deflating family finances, here's a few tips on how to keep them afloat
Money tips for military families.
Take the free time to make quality boss moves
With the Washington sequester all over the news, and many workers with free time, here…
From socialites and politicians to actresses and models, hese 10 power men should be on…
Buying healthy can be costly, use these tips to curb the expense
Eating clean can pay off large dividends in the long run.
Convicted con artist is literally ridin' around and gettin' it
Con artist says he pretends to be mentally challenged and makes six figures from the…
Stay safe in cyberspace with these helpful tips
BlackEnterprise.com highlights several tips to minimize your brand’s risk of being hacked.
From executives to entertainers, these 10 power men should be on your Twitter list
BlackEnterprise.com is highlighting power men in Africa.
With spring fever in full effect, you can incorporate the looks into winter wardrobe
Spring fever is in the air, from retailers to the runways. Here’s how to incorporate…
Founder Heather Hiles uses digital portfolios for career and education assessment
Heather Hiles of Pathbrite uses digital portfolios for career and education assessment.
Take these steps to get a head start in achieving your highest goals
Take these steps early so you’ll get a head start on becoming the influential boss…
You won't get ahead by just doing great work
Go ahead and toot your own horn sometimes. You won’t get ahead without a little…
Use your digital presence to brand yourself as an industry expert
BlackEnterprise.com provides five ways you can establish yourself as a credible expert within your industry.…
"Exercise in disgusie" parties hope to attract new customers
Capitalizing on his high energy brand, Lil Jon brings fitness to your local nightclub
Check out the historic Black Enterprise cover of President Obama in March 2009 two months after being inaugurated
Was this one of your favorite covers?
The Black Enterprise team went down to the Daytona 500 to explore the business of NASCAR and their "Drive for Diversity"
The Black Enterprise team went down to the Daytona 500 to explore the business of…
New show to debut April 1 will showcase who's who of NYC's entertainment media
With a concept that has a potential to shift from civil to ratchet, we’re hoping…
This football player is happy to make you a sandwich, provided you hold the judgment
Terrance Ganaway just doesn’t care.
If a deal isn't reached, Sequestration will hit Americans, hard.
African-Americans & Latinos will be affected by budgets cuts if the Sequester happens.
Advocacy group shines light on valuable job skill via tech stars like Mark Zuckerberg
You may think this skill is just for tech geeks, but in the job market,…
New study shows Americans could do better when it comes to drafting a savings plan.
Just in time for America Saves Week is the annual savings survey by America Saves…
The night's ceremony lends more to professional advancement
Halle Berry on the red carpet at the Academy Awards (Image: File)
Whether you stayed up…
Teenagers spend one Friday night each month learning to code and develop apps
Teen Tech Bash, which began in January 2013, is an overnight event staffed with educators,…
Keep money in your wallet this Lent
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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…