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6 Keys to Finding The Perfect Vendor for Your Business

A bad employee can cost you a year in lost productivity, while a bad vendor…

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Pick A Business Name Without the Regret

The name of your business should represent what your brand stands for

There are a million ways your business name can go wrong — too simple, hard…

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8 Easy Ways to Provide Immediate Customer Satisfaction for Virtual Products and Services

Here's how your business can create an immediate sense of customer satisfaction, if you don’t sell tangible products

Here is a list of tips for business owners who sell a virtual product or…

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These Facebook Plugins Will Boost Your Marketing Efforts Faster Than You Can

Drive traffic to your content with these 3 free Facebook tools

Looking to drive more Facebook traffic to your website? Want to know a secret to…

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6 Old School Ideas to Retain Millennials

Adjust your thinking in a world where 71% of young employees are reported to be either not engaged or actively disengaged at work

Check out these 6 tips that may help you to recruit, develop, and retain millennials…

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The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

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Meet Former Mayor Turned Cannabis Business Tells All

From politics to pot, this cannabis entrepreneur is banking high profits!

Former Mayor of Hawthorne, California, and cannabis enthusiast Chris Brown, recently chatted with Black Enterprise…

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5 Signs It’s Time To Give Up On Your Dreams

When you've done it all, how do you know when it's time to stop?

When you give up on your dreams, you make room for new ones. New…

By Maryann Reid

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7 Health Benefits of Cannabis

Health advantages of the oft-scorned plant

Is cannabis really medicine?
Today more than 20 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and three…

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Your Leap Year Financial Check List

BE's Stacey Tisdale shares tips with CNBC's Sharon Epperson

Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance, Stacey Tisdale, shares tips on CNBC’s ‘On the…

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Bunche Report

The Bunche Report: How Diversity Affects Hollywood’s Bottom Line

Spoiler alert: Diverse casts tend to sell more tickets and earn higher ratings.

This year’s report includes an examination of viewer ratings, broken down by ethnicity, and a…

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Detroit City Council Honors Women Empowerment Activists

The Powerful Women organization cultivates a culture of excellence for women

Every year, The Powerful Women hosts its signature conference, The Powerful Women’s Weekend, which attracts…

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American Black Film Festival Awards Recap

News and views from the 2016 ABFF Awards

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, aired on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd…


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Black History Month: Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality

29 days of modern black history makers

Sheila C. Johnson, best known as co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is the first African…

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The Most Popular Vehicles With Ethnic, Women and Millennial Consumers

Nominees for the first 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards announced at Detroit Auto Show

2015 Toyota Camry, Top Vehicle – African American
Nominees for the very first Diversity Volume Leadership…


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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and The Gospel of Action

Rhetoric alone can't bring about change

Of all the possible descriptions and titles that have been assigned to Dr. King, history…


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Black Enterprise Remembers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Archival episodes of Our World With Black Enterprise honoring Dr. King

Several Civil Rights Leaders in their own right, including Ambassador Andrew Young, Congressman John Lewis…


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Open Letter to Hollywood: Because Hollywoodn’t

We must demand recognition and greater access to opportunities in all aspects of the film industry

Bottom line: these nomination processes—and the entire industry, for that matter—are out of focus. African…

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Chipotle to Close All Stores February 8 Following Major Outbreaks

The popular Mexican Grill will close for an all-staff meeting on food safety

According to reports, Chipotle founder Chris Arnold has stated that the company will be closing…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces 2016 Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Wall Street veteran Maxine Leftwich is WSP's current executive director

“The Wall Street Project is an evolutionary process,” says Rev. Jackson. “The road to shared…


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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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