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Lena Horne

Legendary Lena Horne Talks Racial Injustice

Watch as singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne shares her disappointment in…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter To Black Businesses In Fight for Social Justice

African American entrepreneurs and executives are using their political and financial clout to drive policing reform

The Black Lives Matter movement has struck a chord with African American executives and entrepreneurs.…

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These BE 100 companies are leading the charge with health and fitness initiatives that ensure higher productivity and employee satisfaction rates. According to a recent Gallup poll, 86% of employees weigh more than their normal weight. Employee sick days costs American businesses $160 billion in lost productivity, according to the National Partnership for Women & Families.
When employees pay attention to improving their health, overall productivity increases and possibly sick days, too. We looked at several BE 100 companies who are doing just that. From Zumba to employee rewards, companies want more than someone showing up to work everyday. These companies want to increase the quality of their employee lives, too.

BE 100s ‘Most Innovative’ Workplace Wellness Programs

Employee sick days costs American businesses $160 billion in lost productivity, according to the National Partnership for Women & Families

These BE 100 companies are leading the charge with wellness initiatives that ensure higher productivity…

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Davorio Stevenson

BE Modern Man: Meet “Mr. Business Capital” Davorio Stevenson

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships.

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Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee! The 10 Greatest Muhammad Ali Quotes “Of All Time”

Olympic Gold Medalist and philanthropist Muhammad Ali was considered the greatest boxer of all time

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“Muhammad Ali was the grandson of a slave. Let that sit for…

By Maryann Reid

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Health Month

Celebrating Men’s Health Month in June

Men’s Health Month is built on the pillars of awareness, prevention, education, and family

Around the world people are celebrating June as Men’s Health Month. Monday, June 13 is…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BE Modern Man: Meet ‘Mr. Achiever’ Frederick Barnes

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Frederick Barnes share what being a BE Modern Man, 100 Men of Distinction, means to…

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America’s Shrinking Middle Class

The rich are getting richer, as the middle are being squeezed to the bottom

What’s interesting is like the man from San Francisco, the shrinking middle class is as…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Obama Makes History Again: First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima

President Obama will make history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, the site of an American-inflicted nuclear attack that left an estimated 140,000 people dead

President Obama made history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

By Hailey Wallace

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Time to Get Your Game On

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Register right now for the 2016 Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge, September 1st-4th at…

By Safon Floyd

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Register NOW for Entrepreneurs Summit

Only a few more weeks to register to take your business to the next level.

There are only 3 weeks left until Black Enterprise takes over Miami, Florida with the…

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These 5 Women on Snapchat Inspire Others With Healthy Living Tips

Getting fit in a snap

Here are five women on Snapchat you can follow to get your inspiration, workouts, and…

By Mia N. Hall

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5 Healthy Eating Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Black-owned accounts you can follow on Instagram today and look to for inspiration for your next healthy feast

Black-owned accounts you can follow on Instagram today and look to for inspiration for your…

By Mia N. Hall

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How to Stop Spending Money to ‘Keep Up With the Joneses’

[Financial Literacy Month] Dealing with the pressure to 'keep up'

Human beings actually have a drive to judge themselves and their abilities based on what…

By Stacey Tisdale

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On World Health Day, A Celebration of Michelle Obama’s Advocacy

In honor of World Health Day, let's take a look back at the work of a committed, tireless advocate for promoting healthy eating and physical activity: First Lady, Michelle Obama

In honor of World Health Day, let’s take a look back at the work of…

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Viagra and Social Security? Why Uncle Sam May Owe You Alot of Money

Americans leaving thousands in unclaimed Social Security benefits

According to the Center for Retirement Research, Americans leave roughly $25 billion dollars in unclaimed…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

Equities.com CEO, Enzo Villani, shares advice on how to pick stocks in the cannabis sector

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

By Cristie Leondis

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Women Angels Funding Female Startups

Sisters helping sisters by way of investment

You are invited to meet and connect with some of the key players in investing…

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Top 10 Cities Where Workers Are the Happiest

Indeed report finds the happiest workers live in Los Angeles

Indeed releases a report on the top cities where workers are happiest.

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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