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Chance the Rapper’s Intern Shares Tips and New Business Venture

BE spoke to Hospey, Chance the Rapper’s personal intern, about his advice on how others…

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Here Are 8 Jobs Where African Americans Average Six-Figure Salaries

You may want to rethink your college major

Workers receive the highest salary and compensation in San Francisco with a few exceptions for…

By Samara Lynn

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mtv

Major Career Keys from an MTV Vet on Her 10-Year Anniversary

Ezinne Kwubiri, the Director of Change Management, Global Business Services at Viacom, shares why she's been dedicated to the same company for the last decade

Ezinne Kwubiri shares why she’s chosen to work for Viacom Media Networks (VMN) for the…

By Mia N. Hall

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Kay Madati

Ex-BET Exec Kay Madati Appointed as Twitter’s Head of Content Partnerships

After working stints at BET and Facebook, the business leader is bringing his talents to Twitter

Former BET executive Kay Madati tweeted Tuesday that he is leaving the TV network and…

By Selena Hill

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She Started a PR Agency with Absolutely No Contacts…And She Persisted

She says not to overlook "the power of consistency"

Black Enterprise caught up with the PR innovator, with no background in entertainment or contacts,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Chanivia Patterson

Meet The Educator Changing the Face of Failing Schools in Detroit

How to create a "beating the odds" school

Recognized as a 2017 Michigan Administrator of the Year by Michigan Association of Public School…

By Kandia Johnson

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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Kimora Hudosn

13-Year-Old Black Girl Becomes Youngest Student Accepted to the University of West Georgia

This teen genius is a young example of black excellence

At just 13 years old, Kimora Hudson is the youngest student to be accepted and…

By Selena Hill

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Keeping It Real: Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Hired

You're waiting and waiting for a call back that may never come

The number one question I get from professionals is – why am I not getting…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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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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corporate America

5 Ways Black Men Can Succeed in Corporate America

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite with tips for how black men…

By Alisa Gumbs

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3 Excuses Holding You Back From Success

Enough with the excuses

Sometimes, it’s not a lack of skills that hold us back from success, it’s our…

By Kandia Johnson

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7 Keys to Creativity: Unlock Your Genius

Even the most creativity-averse people can tap into their creative genius

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with cookie cutter marketing strategies. How do…

By L Michelle Smith

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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How to Stay Focused in a World of Political Distractions

Political upheaval; civil unrest; how is anyone supposed to get any work done?

Almost everyone has an opinion about the current political and social climates in the nation.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Career Advice from the Red Carpet at Black Girls Rock [Video]

Black Girls Rock was not only a hot event, there was plenty of wisdom shared

Black Girls Rock is a celebration that offers inspiration and hope to the next generation…

By Mia N. Hall

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Young Black Men Excel: In the Peace Corps

Noah Morton is a global traveler

Our third Q&A is with Noah Morton, an alum of both Amherst College and the…

By Robin White Goode

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Are You a Manager or a Monster?

Don't be that type of boss

Managing people can be a difficult job. Being a manager takes a special skill set…

By Cameka Smith

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black people

Black People in Racist Work Environments: Sellouts or Changing Perspectives?

Inclusion and diversity are constantly being pushed in many industries, but what happens when black people are actually there? Does it make a difference?

Black Enterprise spoke exclusively to a group of politically diverse black professionals, including Fox News…

By Selena Hill

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Black Female Lawyer: ‘Attorneys Are Either Social Engineers or Parasites’

She chooses to support marginalized communities of color through fierce advocacy

“The reality is that we need black attorneys to be present and engaged in every…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How To

Equifax hack

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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JavaScript Developer

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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