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police brutality

Silicon Valley Saviors: Tech to End Police Brutality and More Bloodshed

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice... the roster of African Americans killed by police just keeps growing. Gun violence is 24/7. It will take technology to alleviate some of this suffering.

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice… the roster of African Americans killed by police just…

By Samara Lynn

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Teenpreneur

This 13-Year-Old Fashion Designer and Spa Owner Was Just Named Teenpreneur of the Year

Black Enterprise recognizes teenpreneurs with the goal of inspiring youth to view entrepreneurship as an exciting option

The 2016 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year winner is 13-year-old fashionista, Essynce Moore, who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Leadership

3 Strategic Ways to Be a Better, Effective Business Leader

These three attributes exemplify quality leadership in the workforce.

By: Jason Dukes
Leadership is the critical factor that determines the success of any business, department,…

By Jason Dukes

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snapchat

Snapchat is Now Big With “Old” Folks

Older users are flocking to messaging app, Snapchat

“Snapchat is just fun.”

By Samara Lynn

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Meal prep

4 Secrets That Will Change How You Eat Lunch Forever

Take the dread out of pre-planning your meals with these steps

Meal prep doesn’t have to be boring. You can make it fun and healthy with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Author

This Woman Created Multiple Streams of Revenue from her Success as a Self-Published Author

Schoolteacher turned CEO and film producer talks creating life on her own terms

Like many people, Tressa Smallwood, a former schoolteacher, started out on the straight and narrow…

By Kandia Johnson

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diplomas

Diplomas Now Helps Keep Kids in School

Absenteeism + behavior problems + poor grades = early warning signs

When researcher Bob Balfanz and his colleagues first discovered the predictive power of early warning…

By Robin White Goode

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black engineers

Zuckerberg Comments on Facebook Live Role in Castile Shooting

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges Facebook Live's pivotal role in disclosing the shooting of Philando Castile, writing, "I hope we never have to see another video" like it

Mark Zuckerberg composed a poignant post on Facebook Live’s role in showing the world the…

By Samara Lynn

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Bahamas

Eat Your Way Through Nassau, Bahamas

Enjoy a culinary adventure that combines delicious food and drink with some serious fun

The Bahamas has always been special to me. Not only because of family roots that…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Sabrina Peterson

Sabrina Peterson Talks being on Essence Festival Panel and Oprah’s Life Changing Speech

Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder Sabrina Peterson reflects on her experience as a speaker at Essence Festival 2016

Sabrina Peterson, Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder, graced the Essence…

By Chanel Martin

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mental health

3 Ways to Preserve Your Mental Health Right Now

Try not to let it take you under

Find out ways to not lose your mind while smothered by mindless behavior. Check out…

By Safon Floyd

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barbershop

Harlem Barbershop Hosts 48-Hour Health Fair and Haircutting Marathon

Cutting for a Cure brings healthcare access and resources against preventable diseases common among black men

Minority communities, and especially black men, suffer from health disparities due to factors such as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Career Path

5 Ways to Carve Your Own Career Path

Stand out in your chosen field with these 5 tips.

You may have heard the phrase “carve your own path,” but the million-dollar question is,…

By Kandia Johnson

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#FridayReads

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Comic Book Picks

Peep out the geek-out.

Check out this list of comic books that has Black Enterprise Tech Editor, Samara Lynn,…

By Safon Floyd

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Google

Man Angry Over “Being Watched,” Shoots Up, Sets Fire at Google HQ

Man launches series of attacks on Google's compound, enraged at the idea the search engine company was always watching him

A man angry because he believed Google was always watching him, launched a violent attack…

By Samara Lynn

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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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good life

Road to the GoodLife: Toast to Living Good in Chicago

6 black-owned bars where you can relax and unwind in Chi-town

If we deserve to grant ourselves one thing in every city we touch, it’s a…

By Safon Floyd

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KleanCollar

Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

By Samara Lynn

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diplomas

Invisible Woman: The Struggles of Black Girls in School

How we can help black girls excel

I was one of the fortunate ones. Though I felt ugly on the outside, I…

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Business World

How to Ask for What You Really Want in the Business World

How to ask for what you want in business—and do so with tact, poise, and grace

In business, your greatest assets are often found in the relationships that you’ve developed with…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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