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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…

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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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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:…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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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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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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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

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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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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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!…

By Sonja Mack

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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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Women of Power

Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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