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Backtalk with Wendy Williams How I Landed My Gig HHS Secretary Says ‘It’s Time for Change’ Ovarian Cancer Screening: The Elusive Goal More Black Females Graduating From HBCUs Than Black Males Ovarian Cancer: Risks & Facts Refashioning the Familiar Backtalk with Boris Kodjoe & Nicole Ari Parker The Do’s and Don’ts of Public Relations Wendy Williams Talks Departure, State of Urban Radio Standing Out Among Competitors Stellar Performances at the 2009 Golf & Tennis Challenge Fair Access to Mortgages Still Illusive for Minority Women Ursula Burns Named Xerox CEO Jalen Rose to Be Honored With Community Champion Award Michelle Obama Sparks Reaction at Time 100 Gala Backtalk with Jill Scott Sojourner Truth Celebrated With a Bust at the Capitol EPA’s Jackson Urges Blacks Not to Miss the Green Boat My Conversation with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Riley/B.E. Connection Do You Want to B.E. Next? B.E. Small Biz Awards Now a Spike Lee Joint You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread: The Absolutely True Adventures of Best Friends in Business You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread Securing Capital Black Enterprise Small Business Success Boot Camp Judge Glenda Hatchett R. Donahue Peebles Backtalk with Leah Chase NCNW, Ashley Stewart Campaign to Empower Black Women, Girls Pitch Your Best Idea at the 2009 Elevator Pitch Competition A Woman’s Guide to Investing–Part II Safe Haven Johnnetta B. Cole to Lead National Museum of African Art Disney Unveils Its First Black Princess Women of Power: Envisioning the Bigger Picture Women of Power: Negotiation Know-How Women of Power: Exercise Your Own Power Women of Power: Don’t Let Fear Paralyze You Women of Power: Executive Coaching Women of Power: Accountability Counts Women of Power: An Educator Educates Women of Power: Don’t Play the Blame Game Women of Power: Practical Advice to Real Women Women of Power: Second Acts and New Beginnings Women of Power: The (Uncertain) Time Is Now Women of Power: ‘You Can’t Run Away From Self’ Women of Power: A Rich and Delicious Lesson Women of Power: One-on-One With Debra Langford Women of Power: Voices From the Conference Women of Power: Voice From the Summit Women of Power: Networking 101 Women of Power: Let the Networking Begin Maggie Lena Walker: The Making Of A Black Bank Oprah Means Business Women of Power: Let the Festivities Begin Women & Money: Joint Accounts a Good Idea … If You’re Married Women & Money: Managing Credit Card Debt Through Negotiation Women & Money: Looking Great Without Breaking the Bank Women & Money: Rebounding After a Divorce Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Women of Power Summit Enter the Elevator Pitch Now! Get Your Life in Order for ’09 Your Health and Wellness Checklist See Previous Elevator Pitch Finalists 2008 Small Business Bootcamps Watch 2008 Entrepreneurs Conference Keynote Speaker Videos

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Backtalk with Wendy Williams

Radio Hall of Fame inductee and best-selling author takes a stand against youth violence

Radio personality Wendy Williams talked to black enterprise about her passion to reduce youth violence…

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How I Landed My Gig

Get creative and stand out above the rest to win your dream job

Instead of sending out mass resumes and cover letters, I decided to tailor each cover…

By Renita Burns

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HHS Secretary Says ‘It’s Time for Change’

In part two of an exclusive interview, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses how ealthcare reform…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Ovarian Cancer Screening: The Elusive Goal

To save the lives of thousands of women, an effective means of early detection must be found

If ever there was a cancer in need of an effective screen, its ovarian cancer.…

By Kevin Holcomb

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More Black Females Graduating From HBCUs Than Black Males

Hispanic males enrolling at higher rates

Publicly funded historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) admitted, enrolled, and matriculated larger numbers of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ovarian Cancer: Risks & Facts

The Facts
– Occurs in 1 in 72 women
– About 10% of ovarian cancer cases are…

By Shahdai Richardson

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Refashioning the Familiar

Candace S. Matthews updates the Amway brand and sales force while fine-tuning its global message

Amway’s Candace S. Matthews was able to update a brand and enhance its global presence.

By Sonia Alleyne

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Backtalk with Boris Kodjoe & Nicole Ari Parker

Actors share how their daughter's spina bifida changed their lives

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker share how their daughter’s condition has changed their lives,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Public Relations

A bad representative can tarnish your business rep

In today’s difficult economic climate, hiring the right representation for your business can be the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Wendy Williams Talks Departure, State of Urban Radio

Some say the market in NYC is done

Williams’ departure creates a gap on urban radio as the industry faces declining ad revenue…

By Renita Burns

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Standing Out Among Competitors

How to make your mark in a saturated industry

When Mahisha Dellinger set out to launch her Elk Grove, California-based hair care company Curls…

By Bridget N. Armstrong

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Stellar Performances at the 2009 Golf & Tennis Challenge

WyclefThe Black Enterprise/Pepsi Golf & Tennis Challenge is one of the most popular Labor Day…

By Sonja Mack

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Fair Access to Mortgages Still Illusive for Minority Women

Report finds disparities by race widened as income levels increased

African American and Hispanic women continue to receive disparate treatment in the mortgage lending process,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ursula Burns Named Xerox CEO

Former president takes helm at tough time for company

Xerox Corp. named Ursula Burns chief executive office Thursday. Burns, who currently serves as president,…

By Renita Burns

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Jalen Rose to Be Honored With Community Champion Award

Detroit native and former NBA star recognized for philanthropic efforts, success in sports journalism

Jalen Rose, a Detroit native, ESPN analyst and one of the legendary “Fab Five” basketball…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Michelle Obama Sparks Reaction at Time 100 Gala

In a constellation of stars, the First Lady shines the brightest.

Among the dignitaries, leaders, revolutionaries, titans, entertainers, scientists, heroes and pioneers that were honored at…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Backtalk with Jill Scott

Grammy award-winning singer and actress reveals her entrepreneurial spirit

Grammy award-winning singer, actress, poet, author, and philanthropist Jill Scott is perhaps best known for…

By George Alexander

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Sojourner Truth Celebrated With a Bust at the Capitol

Hundreds gather to celebrate icon

Hundreds of people — mostly women, a majority of them African American — packed the…

By Joyce Jones

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EPA’s Jackson Urges Blacks Not to Miss the Green Boat

Administrator wants to flood communities with eco-friendly information

As the administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson is directly involved in regulating…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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My Conversation with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

Her mission: a clean-energy future and a fertile environment for green jobs

When I traveled down to D.C., Administrator Lisa Jackson said something I’ll always remember: “You…

By Dale Coachman

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Riley/B.E. Connection

Tricialee Riley's business tips

Tricialee Riley is no stranger to BLACK ENTERPRISE. The Brooklyn-based entrepreneur has been featured twice…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Do You Want to B.E. Next?

Check out these young, successful entrepreneurs

They did it and you can, too. These young entrepreneurs from the January 2009 B.E.…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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B.E. Small Biz Awards Now a Spike Lee Joint

Award-winning director to address the 2009 Entrepreneurs Conference in Detroit

Emmy award-winning and Academy Award-nominated film director, producer, writer and actor Shelton Jackson “Spike” Lee…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread: The Absolutely True Adventures of Best Friends in Business

The following is an excerpt of You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread:…

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You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread

Book gives insight on how to build a business with a friend

On the surface, Kristen Poe Hill and Renee E. Warren appear to be super successful…

By Ann Brown

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Securing Capital

Ways to find funding for your business

Where’s the money? That’s the question a lot of us are asking when it comes…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Black Enterprise Small Business Success Boot Camp

Whip your business into shape

Are you ready to work? Do you have what it takes? Find out at the…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Judge Glenda Hatchett

Living by simple life strategies

She’s strong, savvy, and resolute. She’s intuitive, concerned, and compassionate. She’s a realist, an innovator,…

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R. Donahue Peebles

Sharing lessons learned on the way to the top

Recognized as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the nation, R. Donahue Peebles is…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE EVENTS

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Backtalk with Leah Chase

'Queen of Creole Cuisine' discusses importance of rebuilding

Chef Leah Chase is credited within the culinary world as bringing Creole cuisine—a blend of…

By Dale Coachman

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NCNW, Ashley Stewart Campaign to Empower Black Women, Girls

Retailer opens doors as a safe haven, mentor center

Ashley Stewart began their celebration of women’s empowerment four months ahead of National Women’s History…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Pitch Your Best Idea at the 2009 Elevator Pitch Competition

You could be this year's winner!

Is your business pitch on point? I mean really on point? If you took a…

By Sonja Mack

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A Woman’s Guide to Investing–Part II

No matter your age, now’s the time to take charge of your finances

By Ilana Polyak

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Safe Haven

Sylvia King's financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

Sylvia King’s financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Johnnetta B. Cole to Lead National Museum of African Art

Former Spelman College president to spearhead fundraising

Johnnetta B. Cole, renowned scholar and trailblazer in education, was named director of the Smithsonian’s…

By Renita Burns

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Disney Unveils Its First Black Princess

Anika Noni Rose plays Tiana, a royal entrepreneur

Playing princess is something shared by little girls around the world. But until recently, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Women of Power: Envisioning the Bigger Picture

Motivational speaker and author Lisa Nichols’ presence speaks louder than words. It’s as if…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: Negotiation Know-How

Within the first hours of his official presidency, President Barack Obama signed into…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: Exercise Your Own Power

It seems like today’s theme at the Women of Power Summit is all about power,…

By Dale Coachman

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Women of Power: Don’t Let Fear Paralyze You

It was late morning when I overheard the hardworking Black Enterprise Events staff say…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: Executive Coaching

Today I had the opportunity to speak with Lionel R. Shockness, one of two…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Accountability Counts

I’m thinking that the word “accountability” will be among 2009’s buzz words. Now more…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: An Educator Educates

Professor Wakes Everyone Up With an Eye-Opening Morning Keynote

Yes we can…but not really. Well, that’s what University of Pennsylvania professor Mary Francis…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: Don’t Play the Blame Game

We’ve all done it many times. Someone drops the ball, makes a bad decision…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Practical Advice to Real Women

The two morning sessions that kicked off Thursday’s Women of Power Summit, were both…

By Dale Coachman

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Women of Power: Second Acts and New Beginnings

After a rousing session on negotiating career shifts, Sonia Alleyne, moderator and co-editorial director…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: The (Uncertain) Time Is Now

I can’t describe my appreciation for being granted the opportunity to be in the…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: ‘You Can’t Run Away From Self’

Legacy Award winner Leah Chase (Source: Lonnie Major/Black Enterprise)
“Young African American women need to feel…

By Dale Coachman

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Women of Power: A Rich and Delicious Lesson

Legacy Award winner Leah Chase (Source: Lonnie Major/Black Enterprise)
World-renowned chef and 2009 Legacy Award winner…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power: One-on-One With Debra Langford

One on one with Debra Langford:
Debra Langford’s Power Networking Workshop was an amazing hit. One…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Voices From the Conference

Tracci Reaves-Diggs, director of operations and co-founder of Reaves-Diggs Parham & Associates and Krystal…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Voice From the Summit

Today I met a Woman of Power who has been attending our conference since…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Networking 101

Later today I’ll have a one-on-one with Debra Langford, who led the amazing Power Networking…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Women of Power: Let the Networking Begin

I’ve just arrived at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Orlando, Florida.
As I…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Maggie Lena Walker: The Making Of A Black Bank

America's first woman president of a financial institution founded one of the nation's oldest surviving black-owned banks

Walker became the country’s first woman president of a financial institution and founded one of…

By Gertrude Woodruff Marlowe

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Oprah Means Business

By focusing on her message and expanding empire, she proved long ago that Harpo Inc. is about more than just talk

For the past 15 years, Oprah Winfrey repeatedly told her team that production of her…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Women of Power: Let the Festivities Begin

Careers editor looks forward to her first summit

This week kicks off Black Enterprise’s 4th annual Women of Power Summit at the Ritz-Carlton…

By Dale Coachman

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Women & Money: Joint Accounts a Good Idea … If You’re Married

Unmarried couples advised not to tie finances together

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

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Women & Money: Managing Credit Card Debt Through Negotiation

Open communication key when when handling bills

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

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Women & Money: Looking Great Without Breaking the Bank

Don't let vanity come between you and financial stability

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

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Women & Money: Rebounding After a Divorce

Savvy money management skills are a necessity to weather these tough economic times. BlackEnterprise.com has…

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Women of Power Summit

Join us in celebrating successful women of color

Calling all women of power! The fourth annual Women of Power Summit is almost here!…

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Enter the Elevator Pitch Now!

The 2009 Elevator Pitch call for entries now open. Review rules and submit your pitch

Got a big idea? Then why are you keeping it to yourself?
Pitch your big…

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Get Your Life in Order for ’09

Productivity expert Peggy Duncan talks streamlining, forward thinking

Last year saw economic disaster, record joblessness, and a discouraging outlook for 2009. Though the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Your Health and Wellness Checklist

How to be the best 'you' you can be

No matter how many loved ones are in your life, no one will ever care…

By Renita Burns

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See Previous Elevator Pitch Finalists

Review the best user submitted videos of 2008

By BLACK ENTERPRISE EVENTS

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2008 Small Business Bootcamps

Watch the 2008 Entrepreneurs Conference Small Business Bootcamps online Now!

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Watch 2008 Entrepreneurs Conference Keynote Speaker Videos

Review monumental messages from 2008's keynote speakers

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Meet Shartia Brantley, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

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