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travel

Noirbnb Co-founder: 4 Ways Travel Has Shaped My Career

Find out what entrepreneur and co-founder of Noirbnb, Jide Ehimika, has learned about talent and…

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bootcamp

6 Tips for Startup Success From MIT Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

Former Olympian Inga Stasiulionyte shares the main lessons that she learned about starting a successful business

Reports show that at least 8 out of 10 businesses fail within a year of…

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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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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Lena Horne

Legendary Lena Horne Talks Racial Injustice

"The more we change, the more it stays the same."

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

By Safon Floyd

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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.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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muhammad ali

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

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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middle class

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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hiroshima

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

Register NOW!

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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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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