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Cummings is running for president of Liberia

This Coca-Cola Executive May Be Liberia’s Next President

Alexander Benedict Cummings has an audacious plan to rebuild Liberia

“I think that we can tap into Silicon Valley to discover ways in which Liberia…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Dhani Jones

Former NFL Star Turned Investor Dhani Jones Gets Extreme in Season 2 of ‘Adventure Capitalists’

These venture capitalists get down and dirty while testing out new products in the great outdoors before deciding whether or not to invest in them

There are no suits, briefcases, or boardrooms. Instead, Dhani Jones and two other champion athletes…

By Selena Hill

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Mastering Sales: Overcome Prospects’ Objections Like a Pro

The fine art of turning "No" into "Yes"

Objections during a sales pitch aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but make sure you’re ready…

By Stephanie Chung

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Business Event Planning Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Know

You need a specific plan of action

Event planning, without a defined and desired result, along with a specific plan of action…

By Patrice Tartt

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How Affluent Grade Inflation Hurts Low-Income Kids

Rich students get higher grades

It’s that grade inflation is accelerating in the schools attended by higher-income Americans, who are…

By Robin White Goode

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The Right Ways to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

You've been doing LinkedIn wrong

Some LinkedIn tips to consider if you’re struggling to attract career-related opportunities or make meaningful…

By Kandia Johnson

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Pitch and Present Your Business Idea With Confidence

Take a deep breath and then read this...

Feeling uncertain and nervous about pitching your business idea to a room full of investors…

By Kandia Johnson

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Only You Can Prevent ‘Email Overwhelm’: Level-Up Your Business Email Skills

We thought email would be a dead technology by now, but it's not. So...

If there is one thing most people can agree on—it’s being email overwhelmed. Here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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I Am Acceptance College Tour Promotes Mental Wellness

The Instagram @health_esteem campaign invites students to hack social media

I’ve written before about supporting the mental health needs specifically of students of color. The…

By Robin White Goode

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For These Two HBCU Students, an Intel Internship Opened Up a New World

The internship offered access into Silicon Valley that many tech professionals would envy

The internship program is part of a $125M diversity initiative from Intel—this program specifically comes…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

Download the BE Events App to Stay Connected at TechConneXt Summit

Stay connected at TechConneXt!

Download the Black Enterprise events app to remain in the loop at the Black Enterprise…

By Black Enterprise

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4 How-To Tips to Get Your Child Into Modeling

Protect your child and your pockets with these pointers

These child modeling tips serve as a great starting guide before breaking into the industry

By Essence Gant

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These 5 Passive Investments Earn You Money and Let You Keep Your Day Job

You need to know about passive and semi-absentee franchises

Passive business ownership (also known as absentee or semi-absentee) is a excellent option for the…

By Nancy E Williams

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Earlham College’s New President Is Alan C. Price

The Quaker school’s first president of color

“If the current global conditions tell us anything,” he continued, “it is that the world…

By Robin White Goode

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Tom Burrell Becomes First African American Inducted into One Club Creative Hall of Fame

Founded top black advertising agency that bears his name

Burrell was recognized by One Club for his creativity. He is one among five inductees…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Muhammad Ali

Petition With 14,000 Signatures to Rename Kentucky Airport After Muhammad Ali Rejected by Local Authorities

Robert Holmes III has faced an uphill battle in trying to honor the legendary boxer in his hometown

Robert Holmes III has collected 14,000 signatures in support of rename Louisville’s airport after Muhammad…

By Selena Hill

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After The Storms: Leading AT&T’s Effort to Assist Hurricane Hit Areas

Back-to-back hurricanes pose challenges for the telecom industry

“Communication is required,” says Gary Ludgood, president of field operations at AT&T and someone leading…

By Samara Lynn

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BE Smart Hackathon 3.0 Looks Like Our Best Yet

60 HBCU students will hack their way into the STEM-focused future

Have you ever taken a look at someone’s résumé and felt as if you should…

By Robin White Goode

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How to “Go Viral” Like The #BeardGameMatters Facebook Group

Great marketing lessons from bearded guys

If you were on social media during the past two weeks, you likely saw references…

By Michelle Y. Talbert, Esq.

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17-Year-Old Tech Phenom Develops Apps that Address Social Problems

Where can tech take you? Find out at TechConneXt

Like many of today’s young people, George isn’t waiting for opportunity to come his way—he’s…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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