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ABFF Honors

Tonight! ABFF Honors: Issa Rae Hacks Hollywood

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

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington, Issa Rae, F. Gary Gray to Be Honored by ABFF and BET

The awards gala, presented by BET, returns to honor Hollywood veteran Denzel Washington, rising star Issa Rae, and director F. Gary Gray

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) recently announced the honorees for the…

By Kali Wilder

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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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Slack

The Road to TechConneXt: Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: legendary tech Founder and Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield.

Perhaps no technological advancement has contributed more to the decline of email, changing the way…

By Samara Lynn

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accelerators

Best Accelerators For Minority Startups and Small Businesses To Get Funding

From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, these accelerators are popular destinations

Studies show that the survival rates of companies that go through an accelerator are three…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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AT&T

Digital Divine: AT&T and Inspired Mobility

People are increasingly turning to their smartphones and other mobile devices to find inspiration and spiritual connection, according to new data from AT&T

A new study reveals more of us are using our mobile devices to find inner…

By Samara Lynn

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real estate

Throwback Thursday: Black Professionals Ban To Invest In Commercial Real Estate

How a group of black doctors and Cincinnati, Ohio, business people pooled their money as first-time investors

It was a bittersweet moment for Carl Satterwhite when he was toasting the purchase of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chicago

100 Black Men of Chicago to Host a Night at the Museum

The 100 Black Men of Chicago organization creates scholarship endowments for college-bound students

100 Black Men of Chicago will be hosting A Night at the Museum, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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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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