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Cannabis

The Future of Cannabis: 9 Experts Share their 2017 Predictions

With 8 new states legalizing cannabis, to an anti-cannabis cabinet appointment, where is cannabis going and how can we prepare?

The time to get into the cannabis industry is NOW. Take a look at what…

By Sirita Wright

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2016 Rewind – In Case You Missed It

BE editors share their favorite articles of this year

Check out some of our editor’s favorite article picks of this year for you to…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Owner

Transitioning From Employee to Business Owner

There are several fears that you must face when making this shift

There is a shift in mindset that takes place when you go from employee to…

By Nancy E Williams

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emojis

Multicultural Emojis Build Confidence in Young Girls

Author and entrepreneur Simone Da Costa celebrates inner confidence and positive thinking for girls in her new emoji app

Find out how this entrepreneur and author utilized her passion to create an empowering and…

By Black Enterprise

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George Michael

Loss of Pop Star, Gay Icon George Michael in Wake of Rising Anti-LGBT Laws

More than 200 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced around the country in 2016

The death of pop star George Michael at age 53 due to a heart attack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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George

George Michael’s Mark on Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop Music

The late musician lives on through his influence on the sound and style of artists today

More than just a pop singer, George Michael was a music legend who influenced artists…

By Selena Hill

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inclusion in the workplace

Here’s What This College Dean Really Thinks About Diversity

Dr. C. Adam Callery shares insight on diversity and moving forward

Dr. C. Adam Callery, Assoc. Dean of Business and Professional Services at Harold Washington College…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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British Academy Awards

British Academy Awards Makes Big Push for Diversity in Film

BAFTA will block awards for films in two categories if they aren’t diverse enough of underrepresented groups

The #OscarsSoWhite controversy came to head in 2016 when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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White House

10 Reasons Obama’s Presidency Will Go Down In History

Here are some of the president's biggest accomplishments

In a few short weeks, Obama’s tenure in the White House will officially come to…

By Selena Hill

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money-smart kids

Use An Allowance To Raise Money-Smart Kids

Approached properly, it can be an important tool for their financial education

Want raise money-smart kids? Start buy using an allowance as more than an act of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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cannabis

2016 Rewind: Leaders in Cannabis

Our round-up coverage of notable African Americans in the legal marijuana industry

Check out BlackEnterprise.com’s coveted cannabis coverage for 2016 as we champion people of color who…

By Black Enterprise

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Facebook ads

This Is One Of the Most Popular Marketing Tools For Small Business Owners

Digital video increasingly important part of overall strategy

GetResponse, an online marketing platform with more than 350,000 customers in 182 countries, just wrapped…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Hobby

Translating Your Hobby Into a Business Breakthrough

Here’s how a hobby can help you get a fresh perspective on business challenges

Here are some strategies that could help you break through anywhere you may be lacking…

By Black Enterprise

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CMO

Become a More Successful CMO by Adopting These 7 Traits

The chief marketing officer position is one that is ever-evolving

If you’re in the market for a new CMO — or want your current marketing…

By Black Enterprise

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chance

The 25 Got-to-Get Gospel Songs of 2016

Here are some of the top gospel tracks that dropped this year

As the year of 2016 closes, we decided to compile a list of what we…

By Bil Carpenter

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Top Tech Stories

The Top Tech Stories Most Impactful to People of Color in 2016

There was lots of big news, announcements, and controversies in the tech world this year; many pertaining to people of color

Falling short of diversity goals in Silicon Valley, one company exceeds expectations; Airbnb gets powerful…

By Samara Lynn

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Eliminating Debt

Eliminating Debt? Don’t Get Carried Away

These are tips to help you approach eliminating your debt strategically and responsibly

For many of us, eliminating debt is a top priority. That’s not a bad thing,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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prostate cancer

This Doctor is Fighting for Justice in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dr. Willie Underwood discusses the racial disparities in treating the disease

Dr. Willie Underwood III, named a “rising star” in urology, spoke to BE about how…

By Lisa Fraser

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Foreign Language

Colleges Are Pushing Hard For This In A Trump Era

Despite Trump and nativism, the U.S. must embrace other languages to compete

But in an increasingly globalized economy, it may make more sense for U.S. citizens to…

By Robin White Goode

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Africa

Building the Bridge Between Africa and Silicon Valley

Stephen Ozoigbo, the CEO of the African Technology Foundation, spoke with BE about the burgeoning tech scene in Africa

Stephen Ozoigbo, CEO of the African Technology Foundation, opens us about his professional journey and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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