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Hunger

Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Fights Hunger With an App

Goodr is a real-time food rescue app that uses the shared economy to bridge the gap on hunger

Read about Jasmine Crowe, a black female social entrepreneur, who created The Goodr Food Rescue…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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metrics

The Dangers of Metrics for Small Business Owners

While metrics are an important tool for measuring results, small business owners should be wary of relying too heavily on certain ones.

While metrics present business owners with a method of measuring results, they should understand that…

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Betty Boop

Black History Month: Esther Jones, The Original Betty Boop

Here's the truth behind the iconic cartoon character

Betty Boop is largely recognized as an iconic cartoon character, but her signature style and…

By Selena Hill

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turning away muslims

There’s Nothing Christian About Turning Away Muslims

HBCU president speaks of a ‚Äėsense of justice‚Äô

American ‚ÄúChristianity‚ÄĚ has become so identified with the American political right that it has really…

By Robin White Goode

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Power Summit

4 Things You Can’t Miss at the 2017 Women of Power Summit

Here's what we're most looking forward to enjoying at this year's Women of Power Summit, March 9‚Äď12, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, in Phoenix, AZ

Here’s what we’re most looking forward to at Black Enterprise’s 2017 Women of Power Summit…

By Alisa Gumbs

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black women

Are Black Women Killing Themselves From Stress?

Racism, sexism, and juggling too many roles is taking its toll on black women's health

Masking up as superwomen might be killing black women, whether as the result of a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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travel ban

Will Trump’s Travel Ban Affect Americans Studying Abroad?

We talk with Beyond the States to find out

Although the Trump administration seems to take a reactionary approach to globalization, the rest of…

By Robin White Goode

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STEAM

This Current Day Hidden Figure Turns Up STEAM

Today's "Hidden Figures" strive to give black kids the STEAM skills they need to succeed

‚ÄúOur goal is to create an innovative and creative atmosphere for safe discovery for becoming…

By Samara Lynn

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financial vices

These Financial Vices Keep You Broke and Make You Sick

The only difference between being rich and broke is how you behave

We all have vices. Whether big or small, overt or secret, these nasty little habits…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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culture

Culture Clash: Are You the Right Fit For Your Company?

Better yet, is your company the right fit for you?

This is how you determine if your company culture really works for you and here’s…

By Safon Floyd

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dollars

What To Do With Your Dollars to Make Real Change

We can create change by voting and advocating with our dollars

African Americans possess over $1.3 trillion dollars in spending power. It’s time to leverage this…

By kendrickd

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Instagram

4 Things You Won’t Find on Instagram About Starting a Business

The real deal on running a successful biz

Here is what no one is going to tell you about running a profitable business—-at…

By Black Enterprise

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

By Selena Hill

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Santa Catalina Island

There’s Something For Everyone at Santa Catalina Island

Wildlife, premier diving locations, and gorgeous beaches and cabanas are just a small portion of the attractions on hand

There‚Äôs something for all types of vacationers at Santa Catalina Island, one of California‚Äôs Channel…

By Aniesia Williams

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Valentine's Day

For Valentine’s Day, Stop (Overspending) in the Name of Love!

The pressure is on to show you care. Before you get caught up, listen up: love is not a legitimate excuse to make irresponsible financial decisions

Valentine’s Day is the official holiday to celebrate love. But because it’s almost exclusively a…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Detroit

This College Student is Ready to Take on Detroit

A Motor City native, Myya D. Jones is poised to lead

The former intern at the U.S. House of Representatives also wants to make sure poor…

By Robin White Goode

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Grandmaster

First Black Chess Grandmaster Makes Big Move

Maurice Ashley joins board of Chess in the Schools

A big part of the excitement was the presence of Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican native…

By Robin White Goode

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Felicia Horwitz

Felicia Horowitz Hosts ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Screening

"We need to remember where we came from, to prevent the darkness from returning," says Horowitz

Felicia Horwitz gathered up a group of influential artists, activists, philanthropists, students, community leaders, and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Uber

#BuyBlack, #RideBlack: Black Ride-sharing Startups

Black innovators are coming up with their own ride-sharing solutions

Several black tech entrepreneurs have found ways to leverage the popularity of these ride-sharing services…

By Samara Lynn

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wealth

Now is the Time to Buy Real Estate and Create Significant Wealth

International financier, trader, and investor Shawn Baldwin says black people should take advantage of the Trump administration to build wealth

Shawn Baldwin, an internationally renowned investor, discusses how and why African Americans should purchase property…

By Selena Hill

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How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’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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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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