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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 32: Black-Owned Investment Bank Smashes Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Finance Barrier

John O. Utendahl, a 36-year-old Columbia University MBA and former bond trader for venerable financial…

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Charlottesville

7 Leading Companies Combating Racism Post Charlottesville

Google, PayPal, and Spotify are taking a stance to combat white supremacy in wake of the deadly Charlottesville tragedy

Here’s a list of 7 prominent corporations that have joined the #Resistance movement to combat…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 33: BE 100s Define New Era for Black Business

Our series countdown on the greatest milestones in black business history continues

We share 45 milestone events that have had widespread impact on black economic development and…

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BE Corporate Executive of the Year and Merck CEO Quits Trump Council over Charlottesville

Frazier said he is taking a stand against "intolerance" and "extremism"

“As CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility…

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The 45 Greatest Moments in Black Business Series Continues

Black Enterprise's countdown of the milestones of the largest black-owned businesses continues into the next couple of weeks

For the past few weeks we’ve been presenting a web series on the truly monumental…

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Finance Executive Has Big Plans For This Top Black-Owned Investment Bank

A recent hire to a BE 100s investment bank shares his plans for growth

The new president of corporate finance and capital markets of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.…

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Meet Black Enterprise’s Top Companies For Supplier Diversity

The top companies for supplier diversity and why they made our list

So what does it take to become one of BLACK ENTERPRISE’s Top Companies for Supplier…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 34: How R. Donahue Peebles’ Historic Real Estate Deal Became A $127 Million Payday

A boycott gave this African American an incredible business opportunity

Peebles makes history in 2002 when his BE 100s real estate firm completes development of…

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Skillman Foundation Appoints BE 100s Leaders to its Trustee Board

Ronald Hall and Suzanne Shank to help children of Detroit succeed in college, career, and life

The Skillman Foundation recently announced the appointment of two BE 100s leaders to its board…

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Michelle Gadsden-Williams Joins Accenture as Diversity Lead

She brings over 20 years of experience as a diversity advocate and leader

In 2010, Gadsden-Williams was presented the Maya Way Award for Diversity Leadership by Dr. Maya…

By Samara Lynn

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Boost Your Finances With These Great Weekend Reads

From money advice to wealth building, here's a rundown of recently published BE pieces that will lead you to financial prosperity

Take a break from all the chaos in the world to hone in on your…

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45 Great Moments In Black Business – No. 35: The BE 100s Help Build A $540 Million Museum of Black Achievement

These BE 100 philanthropists helped create an amazing testimony to the richness of black culture

In 2012, ground is broken for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History &…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Essence

Time Inc. Plans to Sell Essence Magazine by the End of 2017

The largest magazine publisher in the world says it's seeking a new investor to help "unlock the value" at Essence

Time Inc. announced Monday that it is looking to sell a majority stake in Essence…

By Selena Hill

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 36: Essence Sale Continues Debate Over Black Ownership

Sale of "The Voice for Today's Black Women" caused an uproar in the media world

Essence Communications Partners sells the remaining 51% of the company that publishes the leading black…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 37: Black Ad Agency Slays A Madison Avenue Giant

How a black-owned ad agency found unprecedented success on Madison Avenue

UniWorld Group, one of the largest black ad agencies, slays advertising leviathan Saatchi & Saatchi…

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This Week’s Greatest Moments In Our Black Business History Celebration

The black history they don't teach in business school

Weekly Wrap-Up of “45 Greatest Moment in Black Business History” Nos. 45-39; for those who…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 38: Indecorp Buys a $100 Million White-Owned Bank

This is a true "first-time ever," in black business history

Independence Bank of Chicago becomes the first African American financial institution to acquire a healthy…

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O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson Legacy Sadly Won’t Include His Savvy as a Businessman and Franchisee

Another facet of the O.J. Simpson tragedy—not knowing what could have been

No one can estimate what fortune Simpson could have amassed or business empires he could…

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This BE 100s Executive Could Be Up Against Kid Rock for Michigan Senate Seat

James would bring a military and business background to Washington D.C.

“John James has filed a committee with the FEC and is exploring a run for…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 39: Ronald Blaylock Seals $150 Million Deal

It was unprecedented—a black financial firm negotiated a multimillion deal for Texaco

Blaylock & Partners becomes the first minority-owned firm to serve as lead manager for…

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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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