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Hurricane Harvey

Black Businesses and Supporters Offer Harvey Aid in Spite of Own Obstacles

Houston area business leaders are providing help to the community

Larger black-owned companies and entities that advocate, do business with and support small black owned…

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Hurricane Harvey

Minority Auto Dealers Group Raising $1M for Harvey and Irma Victims

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) is assisting families in Texas and Florida

To help victims of the historic storms, the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD)…

By Selena Hill

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With Board Service Comes Responsibility

"It is not your job to sit quietly on the board...."

I’m here to challenge all black board members with the specific responsibility to voice issues…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Here Are The Largest Companies in America With Zero Black People on Their Boards

A call to action for these companies to diversify their boards!

For the fifth year BLACK ENTERPRISE has developed its annual report on boardroom power, including…

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6 Strategies to Strengthen Boardroom Diversity to Advance African Americans

Advice from two of the most powerful African Americans in corporate America

John Rogers and James Bell not only represent two of America’s most astute corporate directors…

By Derek T. Dingle

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BP

BP Names Black Woman as CEO of its South African Division

Historic appointment makes her the first black female CEO at BPSA

Late last month, British Petroleum (BP) made Priscillah Mabelane the chief executive officer of BP…

By Selena Hill

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Starbucks

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer Tapped As New Starbucks COO

Starting in October, Brewer will lead the coffee company’s operating businesses across the Americas

Just months after joining the Starbucks board of directors, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has been appointed…

By Selena Hill

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 30: Earl Graves Sr. and Magic Johnson Close $60 Million Deal to Create Largest Black Pepsi Franchise

The publisher and athlete made for an all-star business team

BE Publisher Graves and Earvin “Magic” Johnson partner with Pepsi-Cola to establish Pepsi-Cola of Washington,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 31: John H. Johnson’s Enduring Lessons on Growing Black Businesses

Business lessons from the Ebony and Jet founder

John H. Johnson is named the first BE Entrepreneur of the Decade, having built Johnson…

By Derek T. Dingle

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JPMorgan Chase Plunks Down $2 Million to Fight Racism after Charlottesville

JP Morgan Chase CEO has no issue taking a public stance against Trump's remarks

Jamie Dimon, CEO, JPMorgan, publicly and vociferously criticized President Trump’s reaction to the discord in…

By Samara Lynn

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

Finance whiz demonstrate black firms can produce superior performance on Wall Street

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

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Selena Hill

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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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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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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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