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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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Marlon Wayans To Produce Show Based on His Life

Actor/comedian also stars in new film "Fifty Shades of Black," debuting Jan. 29, 2016

Marlon Wayans has produced a new show loosely based on his life called “Marlon,” that…

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African American Women Make Up Only 2% Of America’s Doctors

3 ways we can change the face of medicine

Crystal Emery, award-winning documentary filmmaker and activist, worries about our children; especially our girls, because…

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Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks’ Family Loses Legal Battle With Target

Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness

On Monday, Jan. 4, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals got to review the dismissal…

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Top 20 Black Enterprise Stories of 2015

Here are BlackEnterprise.com's top 20 stories of 2015

2015 was a remarkable year for us at Black Enterprise. We kicked off our first…

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Dream Corps Launches Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship Fund and More

Van Jones' nonprofit prepares new opportunities and initiatives

Van Jones’ Dream Corps, which launched #YesWeCode and other programs, maps out goals for 2016…

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The Real Story About Steve Harvey and the Miss Universe Pageant

Harvey made no mistake by becoming part owner of the pageant's production company

In the Dec 2014/Jan 2015 issue of Black Enterprise, Steve Harvey discusses details of his…

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Automotive Industry Celebrates Diversity

The first Diversity Volume Leadership Awards are coming up in January

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive just announced the nominees…

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6 Books Shark Tank’s Daymond John Wants You to Read

Successful entrepreneur and businessman shares some of his favorite books

With a slew of investment deals and businesses, Daymond John is no stranger to what…

By Kandia Johnson

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Siza Mzimela Becomes First Black Woman to Own an Airline

South African businesswoman launches Fly Blue Crane airline

South African businesswoman Siza Mzimela launches Fly Blue Crane, making her the first black woman…

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Ex-NFL Player Turned Actor and Tech CEO Talks Dollars Making Dollars

Thomas Q. Jones' life after football is inspired

“I think technology is the one thing that connects the world. Technology is the number…

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How 3 Business Owners Are Keeping Black Dollars in the Black Community

It empowers businesses as well as the overall community

When you buy from black-owned businesses you create a chain reaction of events, empowering that…

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Starbucks New Employee Perk Helps Veterans’ Families Pay for College

Company pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees

Starbucks pledges to pay tuition for the spouses or children of veteran employees.

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#Fightfor15: 10 Moving Photos That Prove a Minimum Wage Hike is Needed

Thousands of workers go on strike in support of minimum wage hike

Three years ago this month, the Fight for 15 campaign launched in an effort to…

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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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