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Prentice Penny

‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Opens Up About his New truTV Series

Writer and producer Prentice Penny stars in the new lifestyle series Upscale with Prentice Penny,…

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USA Swimming Foundation

Dr. Cecil Gordon on Becoming the First Black Director of the USA Swimming Foundation

Dr. Gordon wants to play a role in increasing diversity in the swimming world

Dr. Cecil Gordon talks to BE about making history as the first African American member…

By Lisa Fraser

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Power

Women of Power 2017 Kicks Off With a Bang

Women of color around the country convened in Phoenix for day one of the signature BE summit

The Women of Power Summit began with a bang on Thursday as over 800 influential…

By Selena Hill

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Powerful Women

The Most Powerful Women in Business 2017

These executives continue to shatter the glass ceiling as they transform business

The female executives and entrepreneurs on Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in Business list continue…

By Safon Floyd

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Elaine Welteroth

Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth on Work, Life, and Balance [Video]

The 30-year-old boss talks about leading Teen Vogue, her fiance, and the importance of self-care

Watch Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth’s interview with Black Enterprise’s Selena Hill to discuss her…

By Selena Hill

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ABFF Honors

ABFF Honors: Issa Rae Hacks Hollywood

Long gone are the days of being discovered or looking for an agent to book you gigs

The who’s who of Hollywood will be in full effect on Wednesday, February, 22nd at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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blacksfortrump2020

The Black Man Behind BlacksforTrump2020

It looks as though BlacksforTrump2020.com is indeed led by a black for Trump, who adamantly supports the President

“All these regulations that keep you from getting money—when Bush did it you saw black…

By Samara Lynn

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Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI Scores Diverse Small Businesses for NFL Contracts

Over 300 Houston enterprises to conduct business during big game festivities

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are preparing to face off in Super…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Susan K. Reid, Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Morgan Stanley

BE Celebrates the 50 Best Companies for Diversity

A night of libations, food, and celebration

On Jan. 24, Black Enterprise partnered with the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to celebrate the…

By Selena Hill

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black female

This Is the End of Black Female CEOs In Corporate America

Rosalind Brewer's retirement as CEO of Sam's Club signals the end of black women in the C-Suite at major corporations

Rosalind G. Brewer’s retirement as CEO of Sam’s Club marks the end of black female…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jeanette J. Epps First Black Woman To Call NASA International Space Station Home

Epps joins three other black women astronauts to travel in space

Astronaut Jeanette J. Epps is on a mission to space that will make her the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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blak card

Why This FinTech Founder Believes ‘Entrepreneurship Is the New Street Hustle’

From crack, to rap, to tech: A former drug dealer and rapper launches his own tech startup and talks about a fortuitous meeting.

Divine is prepared to launch his company’s first product—the BLAK card—a pre-paid debit card designed…

By Samara Lynn

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diversity

The 2016 50 Best Companies for Diversity

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is…

By Kali Wilder

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Deya Smith

Deya Smith Wants You to Be “Soft”

The Tom Joyner Morning Show producer talks embracing your feminine edge in order to win

Find out why Tom Joyner Morning Show producer, Deya Smith, feels like “soft” is the…

By Safon Floyd

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Miami Heat

This Miami Heat Forward Is Bringing More Jobs to the City

JFC Miami business to open Starbucks and Einstein Bros. Bagels locations

Learn about Miami Heat Forward Udonis Haslem plans to open two new Starbucks and two…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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adult children

Protect Your Wealth: Treat Adult Children As Tenants, Not Guests

When you allow your adult children to move back in, treat them as tenants, not guests, for their sakes and yours. Execute a mutual living agreement.

When you allow your adult children to move back in, treat them as tenants, not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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broken behavior

Is Your Broken Behavior Causing You Money Woes

Don’t let shame impact how you spend, save, and invest your hard-earned cash

The goal of financial independence mandates that you are clear about your money situation at…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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It’s Like Kickstarter for Bail Money

Need bail money? Launch a crowdfunding campaign with Help Bond Me

You’ve been arrested. You could bail out, but you have no money to do so…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

You Got to Math Like an African

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology, because—yeah—they are all connected somehow

Entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers are emerging from Sub-Saharan African nations as though they are being…

By Samara Lynn

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corporate board seats

4 Ways Black Women Can Position Themselves for Corporate Board Seats

How women of color can break the glass ceiling and earn a seat on their corporate board of choice

In 2013, MetricStream Inc. CEO Shellye Archambeau received a call from Verizon Chairman and CEO…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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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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