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Skillman Foundation Appoints BE 100s Leaders to its Trustee Board

Ronald Hall and Suzanne Shank to help children of Detroit succeed in college, career, and life

The Skillman Foundation recently announced the appointment of two BE 100s leaders to its board…

By Robin White Goode

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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Michelle Gadsden-Williams Joins Accenture as Diversity Lead

She brings over 20 years of experience as a diversity advocate and leader

In 2010, Gadsden-Williams was presented the Maya Way Award for Diversity Leadership by Dr. Maya…

By Samara Lynn

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Bae App Proves Acquisitions Are the Name of The Game in Tech

How the Bae app is growing its dating platform after it was acquired by another dating app

After seeing the buzz and marketing genius surrounding Bae, Tagged decided that the founders Brian…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Steve Harvey's Funderdome - Tanya Tibbs - VSmart Bar

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman's product

Tanya Tibbs won $10K to fund the V-Smart Bar on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares…

By Brandon Andrews

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The Startup Admin

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of The Startup Admin

Executive Assistant turned CEO La Donna Higgins pitches her solution for startup professional services at a Shark Tank casting call in Oakland, CA

For the ninth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Revolutionizing the Co-working Tech Scene in Newark

The vision of three founders of =SPACE, a game-changing shared space and incubator

At the forefront of a great technology revolution, Newark, New Jersey, is becoming the next…

By Amanda A. Ebokosia

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Boost Your Finances With These Great Weekend Reads

From money advice to wealth building, here's a rundown of recently published BE pieces that will lead you to financial prosperity

Take a break from all the chaos in the world to hone in on your…

By Selena Hill

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Educare

Educare Lays the Foundation for Children’s Learning

The Ounce of Prevention Fund supports the optimal development of low-income children

“The Ounce focuses exclusively on children in poverty,” Rauner told me. “We home in on…

By Robin White Goode

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Binge Read This Week’s “Great Moments in Black Business”

This week's highlights from our series "45 Great Moments in Black Business"

Don’t miss out on the great moments of those firms that have occupied BLACK ENTERPRISE’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Quincy Jones Wins $9.42M in Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson’s Estate

The legendary music producer says the suit "was never about Michael"

Quincy Jones was awarded $9.2 million in damages on Wednesday in a legal dispute with…

By Selena Hill

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Director Matthew Cherry Leverages Twitter to Fundraise ‘Hair Love’ Film

Cherry's aim is to promote hair love among young men and women of color

“You don’t see the black family dynamic that often in mainstream animated projects. I hope…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Prominent Bajan Linguist Who Opposed the Word ‘Negro,’ Dies

Keith Baird advocated the use of ‘Afro-American’

As a result I have an orientation toward most things Barbadian or “Bajan,” as everyone…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Intel HBCU Grant Program part of its Diversity in Technology Initiative

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a…

By Robin White Goode

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The Charter School Debate Continues in Wake of American Federation of Teachers President Controversy

Is the NAACP right to call for a moratorium on charter schools?

I wrote a short piece in the January/February issue of Black Enterprise, the deck of…

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneur Launches Hip Online Platform for Tech-Savvy Women

She calls it "the hipper version of LinkedIn"

Dada says the online platform is needed because there is a rising number of women…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Essence

Time Inc. Plans to Sell Essence Magazine by the End of 2017

The largest magazine publisher in the world says it's seeking a new investor to help "unlock the value" at Essence

Time Inc. announced Monday that it is looking to sell a majority stake in Essence…

By Selena Hill

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Why Some Black-Owned Businesses Fail

And how to avoid these mistakes

Some black-owned business owners fail because they get in their own way, while many others…

By Shakira M. Brown

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These Free, Daylong Conferences Empower Young Women to Succeed

Developed by Soledad O’Brien, PowHERful Enrichment Conferences support diverse girls to and through college

The PowHERful Foundation offers young women in underserved communities the resources they need to succeed.…

By Robin White Goode

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Overcome Fear and Doubt and Go Ahead and Purchase That Franchise!

Tips on buying your first franchise, from a leading franchise expert

That silver bullet that’s going to push you over the line and make you say…

By Nancy E Williams

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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