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music

Former Lawyer Turned Rapper Talks Success in Music and Business

Mekka Don tells BE why he decided to leave his full-time job as a corporate…

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Justin Adu

A New Type of Mad Men: Justin Adu Helps You Claim Your Creativity

Tips from a jack-of-all-trades

In an insightful interview, creative director Justin Adu shares how creatives can be it all…

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Good Manners Are Still Good Business

Etiquette will never be out of style.

Protocol and etiquette expert, Cheryl Walker-Robertson shares her story and stresses the need for social…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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ESPN

ESPN 26-Year-Old Senior Publicist Talks Being Young & Successful

Gianina Thompson shares what it means to be young, successful and magical

Find out how ESPN senior publicist, Gianina Thompson, landed a career at the top sports…

By Safon Floyd

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kids league

The Kids League Founder Answers Call to Impact Her Community

Founder of The Kids League Surayya Barbee discusses the mission of this innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to mentoring underprivileged youth

The Kids League Founded by Surayya Barbee is a non-profit organization which which creates educational…

By Daron Pressley

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Lee Gause

Celebrity Dentist Lee Gause Opens up About Work, Art, and Love

The dentist to the stars and former reality show star talks about his passion for work, art, and giving back—and why he's still single

In an exclusive Facebook Live chat, Dr. Lee Gause talked to BE’s Selena Hill about…

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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Advocates side hustles and tech aptitude

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

By Tia Walker

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pay gap

How to Narrow the 37% Pay Gap Between Black and White Women

Gyal's Network is an online platform that connects diverse women and confronts issues of equal pay head-on

There are several factors that drive the gender pay gap, but Jasmine Gill of Gyal’s…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Dr. Wright Jones

Getting Candid With Superstar Plastic Surgeon Dr. Wright Jones

Star of Lifetime’s docuseries 'Atlanta Plastic,' Dr. Wright Jones discusses his journey to success and his philanthropic contributions that have helped to improve the community

Cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones opened up to BE about determination in the face…

By Regan Farley

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Taco Bell

This Is What Defying the Odds Looks Like

Tia Travis on how Taco Bell saved her life by providing her with more than just a job; they have given her the opportunity to advance professionally while supporting her education

Find out how 21-year-old Taco Bell Restaurant General Manager, Tia Travis, has risen in the…

By Safon Floyd

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chief diversity officer

On the Move: American Express Designates Nancy Testa Chief Diversity Officer

The global credit card company makes strides toward inclusive culture.

Meet the recently appointed Chief Diversity Officer of American Express, Nancy Testa and find out…

By Safon Floyd

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abroad

These 9 Cool Jobs Can Take You Abroad

Your dream job may take you overseas

Check out these 9 cools jobs that could afford you the opportunity to see the…

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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awful jobs

6 Awful Jobs You May Actually Want

Sometimes salary is enough

Check out these 6 jobs that may not be for the easily nauseated, but can…

By Safon Floyd

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This Executive Gave Up Coke for Cannabis

MJ Freeway executive, Jeannette Ward, talks the ultimate career transition

Find out what made corporate executive, Jeannette Ward, transition from a lucrative career at Coca-Cola…

By Safon Floyd

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summer jobs

8 Summer Jobs That Are Better Than What You’re Used To

Time to think outside of the box when searching for seasonal work

Check out what CareerCast has deemed as the 8 most desirable summer jobs for those…

By Safon Floyd

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Non-degree jobs

5 Non-Degree Jobs That Will Pay You Over 50k

Find out the top earning non-degree jobs and how you can go about getting them

Find out the top earning non-degree jobs and how you can go about getting them.…

By Safon Floyd

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black business

Father-Daughter Businesses: 5 Black Business Duos You Need to Know

Giving a nontraditional spin to family business

Check out these Father-Daughter business dynamics that challenge the status-quo.

By Safon Floyd

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millennials

Bottomline: Millennials Want Purpose

What happens when money no longer motivates?

Find out what drives millennials to strive for the next level. Spoiler alert: it isn’t…

By Safon Floyd

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30 Hottest Degrees for Veterans Revealed

What you need to land your next big gig

Find out what degrees for veterans lead to the best jobs in today’s market and…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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