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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 43 – Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project

Rev. Jackson said access to capital is the fourth state of the civil rights movement

Rev. Jesse Jackson launches the Wall Street Project to provide access for BE 100s…

By Frank McCoy

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Curl Fest

CurlFest 2017: A Sea of Black Girl Magic, Curls, and Kinks

The annual CurlFest is a festival like no other, celebrating brown girls with beautiful curls and kinks

For the third consecutive year, hundreds of women of color will convene in Brooklyn, NY…

By Selena Hill

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This Ecologist Is Not Afraid of Bears—She Traps Them for Research

Rae Wynn-Grant is a rare species in her own right

Wynn-Grant is one of the few African American female ecological conservationists—if not the only one.…

By Robin White Goode

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New Program Offers $40,000 to Black-Owned Tech Startups in Maryland (Details Here)

This is a last-minute deadline—extended to July 14th!

Entrepreneurs can qualify for financing if they have an idea to create a tech firm…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 44—The Summit Held by President Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. President to gather black business leaders at the White House

“The nation’s leading black businessmen met with President Jimmy Carter in Washington in June, an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Bennett College Announces New Leader

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins is the 18th president of North Carolina’s all-women’s institution

The Bennett College Board of Trustees announced earlier this month the appointment of Phyllis Worthy…

By Robin White Goode

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Lawyer Turns Back on Lucrative Career to Teach Low-Income Kids of Color

Success Academy principal nominated for Daily News’ Hometown Hero award

Here’s a really heartwarming story about a successful lawyer who gave up the high-salaried life…

By Robin White Goode

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You Can Go to Grad School

Just make sure you make an informed decision

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go…

By Robin White Goode

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journalism

A Journey Into Journalism: 3 Tips For Those Looking to Work in Media

Black Enterprise Digital Editor Selena Hill shared advice on breaking into the media industry during her radio interview with financial literacy guru Ash Cash

Black Enterprise’s Selena Hill shared advice on working in media and journalism during her recent…

By Selena Hill

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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 45- #BankBlack

#BankBlack strengthens BE 100 banks’ mission of entrepreneurship and empowerment

With this viral movement and renewed focus, BE 100s banks are also reaching a new…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Defiant Ones

And the ‘Beats’ Goes On: Allen Hughes’ Intimate Portrait of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Allen Hughes discusses creating the four-part HBO docuseries featuring mega moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, filmmaker Allen Hughes elaborates on how and why…

By Jordan Willard

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heart attack

First Heart Attacks More Deadly for Black Patients

Black adults ages 45-64 have about twice the risk of fatal events compared with whites

Blacks are twice as likely as whites to die from their first heart event, a…

By Selena Hill

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young men of color

Young Men of Color ‘See Themselves as Scholars’

New report by the Education Trust-West identifies practices that raise achievement

“Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California” focuses…

By Robin White Goode

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4 Ways to Rock Your Business Presentation

There's more to it than just imagining everyone in the audience in their underwear

Here’s the thing, it’s not what happens during a presentation that matters. It’s what you…

By Kandia Johnson

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Down-Home Luxury: Lexus at Blackberry Farm

Lexus plus a 5-star luxury resort in the South makes for a pleasant travel surprise

Lexus held an innovative press event at a location that you must add to your…

By Samara Lynn

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CUNY Start Prepares Students for College-Level Math in One Semester

The remedial graveyard gives way to math competence 

Over time the math gap becomes a chasm—and for many students one of the main…

By Robin White Goode

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Amazon

Amazon Prime Day to Offer Big Deals and Discounts

Amazon kicks off its annual 30-hour shopping sales bonanza on Monday

For the third straight year, Amazon will celebrate its loyal customers by kicking off Prime…

By Selena Hill

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5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the TV Show “Power”

The show is not just a fun watch, but a learning tool for entrepreneurs

For instance: Tasha is Ghost’s “hold him down type of ride or die” partner. We…

By Patrice Tartt

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The Black Attorney Working Behind the Scenes to Keep Uber Accessible

"I'm passionate about creating opportunities for financing for individuals who may otherwise be overlooked."

“There have been some down moments for the company, but what you don’t usually hear…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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B.E. 100s Trailblazer Nathaniel Goldston’s Death Brings Tribute and Company Transition

"Rather than focus on his passing, we should remember his life of service..."

Business leaders, politicians, university presidents, and dignitaries will gather to pay tribute to Nathan R.…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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