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Engineering Call Fails to Reach African Americans

Number of black engineering grads drops from 2009

Engineering is high-paying and offers job security, yet relatively few African Americans pursue work in…

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Host Mike Epps Talks About the Importance of ABFF Awards

"As black artists, we have to continue to open up other doors and avenues for ourselves"

With ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, airing tonight on BET, we sat down with…

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Rent a Minority

‘Rent-A-Minority’ Makes You Laugh at America’s Diversity Problem

See how you can rent a minority for every occasion

Satirical website, RentAMinority.com, uses humor to shed light on America’s troubled approach to diversity and…

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First Lady Michelle Obama

Black History Month: Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

29 days of modern black history makers

Michelle Obama slays as the first African American first lady of the United States. Aside…

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America Saves Week: Train Your Brain to Save Money

Part 2 - Move past your natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

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Young Gifted and Black: 4 Ways to Support Your Gifted Child

Mother of 5-year-old assumes role of ā€˜pesky parentā€™

This couple supports their gifted daughter by meeting with her teachers, networking with other parents,…

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Verbal Commitment vs. National Letter of Intent: All Athletes Should Know the Difference

High school athletes: Read this before agreeing to anything

What’s the difference between a verbal commitment and the National Letter of Intent? What you…

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No Lines in the Sand: How to Keep Ourselves Honest in School Politics

A Chicago teacher exposes the tension inherent in 'looking out for your own'

Doing what’s best for underserved public school children and for your own can lead to…

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HBCU Students Get ‘Wall Street Ready’ at Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Summit

Panel discusses the diversity of future generations of Wall Street

The panel, Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Reconnecting and Sustaining Relationships with Wall Street, was…

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San Francisco Bay Area

The Two Black Chefs Heating Things Up in San Francisco

Chef Banks White and Chef Pierre Tumlin are making names for themselves in the Bay Area

Figuring out where to dine is a decision that shouldnā€™t be taken lightly. And if…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

Wilt Chamberlain paved the way for future players of color

Throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise is honoring past pioneers and current day history-makers in…

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

ABFF Awards Celebrates Black Film and TV Tomorrow on BET

A Celebration of Hollywood TOMORROW, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,ā€ hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps and…

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The 2016 ABFF Awards: Black Hollywood at its Finest

Hundreds of notables in black film and television turned out for the event

It was a night of inspiration and uplift as hundreds of stars from Hollywood gathered…

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America Saves Week Kickoff: $500 Prizes for Saving Money

Part I--Check in with BE.com all Week for Tips on Boosting Your Savings

The annual campaign uses principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to motivate, encourage, and…

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Miller Lite and FUBU Founder Daymond John to Reward Entrepreneurs Up to $200,000

The Miller Lite Tap the Future pitch competition begins

Returning for a 4th year is the Miller Lite Tap the Future pitch competition. The…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ERIC HOLDER, Attorney General

Black History Month: Eric Holder, Attorney General

29 days of modern black history makers

Eric Holder was appointed and confirmed as the first African American Attorney General of the…

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The Power of the Purse and the Polls

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls on black America to empower itself

ā€œYou must spend less than you make and vote as much as you can.…

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Carnival Cruise Line Steps Up to Support Military Families

Operation Homefront Campaign raises funds and highlights personal stories of military families

Carnival Cruise line’s campaign will raise funds for Operation Homefront and highlight personal stories of…

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Morgan State University Gets $5 Million Scholarship Donation

MSU alumnus and wife expand their endowed fund for students from Baltimore City

An alumnus of Morgan State and his wife have expanded their endowed scholarship fund to…

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Bringing STEM Within Reach of All Students

What rigor, community, and good teaching can do

The 2006 New Jersey Teacher of the Year is revolutionizing the way math and science…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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How to Watch Black Enterpriseā€™s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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