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mastermind

Iron Sharpens Iron: Mastermind with Eric Thomas and Breathe University

Breathe University is a mastermind group that I use as a part of an arsenal…

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Debbie Roberts

The Most Powerful Women in Business: McDonald’s Debbie Roberts

Debbie Roberts, President, East Zone, McDonald’s—one of Black Enterprise's Most Powerful Women in Business

Read about Debbie Roberts, President, East Zone, McDonald’s, and one of Black Enterprise’s 2017 Most…

By Safon Floyd

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Lisa Borders

The Most Powerful Women in Business: WNBA’s Lisa Borders

Lisa Borders, president, WNBA—one of Black Enterprise's Most Powerful Women in Business

Learn more about Lisa Borders, president of the WNBA, and why she was named one…

By Safon Floyd

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Bozoma Saint John

The Most Powerful Women in Business: Apple’s Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John, Head of Global Marketing, Apple Music, Apple is one of Black Enterprise's Most Powerful Women in Business

See why Bozoma Saint John, the Head of Global Marketing at Apple Music, was named…

By Kali Wilder

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healthcare

We Must Defend Healthcare Access As A Right of All Americans

Any changes or amendments to Obamacare must do nothing but improve and expand access, not limit or eliminate it

In the wealthiest country on the planet, access to affordable and quality healthcare should be…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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black history

In Case You Missed It: Celebrating Black History

A roundup of some of the stories we published here at Black Enterprise celebrating our culture and history

This year throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise published a number of articles celebrating our…

By Selena Hill

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Lauryn

Black History Month: 10 Powerful Lyrical Quotes by Lauryn Hill

Rapper, singer, writer and actress Lauryn Hill made music history on this day, 18 years ago

Many of the lyrics from Lauryn Hill’s career continue to inspire and speak to today’s…

By Selena Hill

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Dorothy Counts

Black History Month: Dorothy Counts and School Integration

But the fight to integrate the nation’s schools is current events

Last week I attended a seminar for education journalists and, among many other things, I…

By Robin White Goode

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slave

Black History Month: The Slave Who Escaped From George Washington

Ona Judge escaped slavery in the executive mansion only to live the rest of her life in poverty as a fugitive

Learn about Oney “Ona” Judge, the African American slave who ran away from George Washington’s…

By Selena Hill

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planning

How Your Fear of Planning Is Ruining Your Life and How to Fix It

Making a plan does not guarantee success, it focuses your attention

If the thought of planning makes you cringe, you’re not alone. 92% of people who…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Denmark Vesey

Black History Month: Insurrection Leader Denmark Vesey

An educated, successful freed man would have led the most successful slave revolt in the U.S.

Nine years before Nat Turner led the 1831 slave revolt in America, Denmark Vesey was…

By Selena Hill

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president

Black History Month: The Son of a Slave Who Ran for President

George Edwin Taylor was the first African American to be nominated to run for president

Learn more about George Edwin Taylor, the first African American to be nominated to run…

By Selena Hill

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Accountability Partner

How an Accountability Partner Can Help You Smash Your 2017 Goals!

The benefits of having an accountability partner

Whether you are looking to loose a few extra pounds, launch a new business, or…

By Chanel Martin

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Jack

Black History Month: The Slave Behind the Jack Daniel’s Recipe

A black man played a key role in crafting America's best-selling whiskey

Jasper “Jack” Daniel is credited for inventing the popular whiskey although he learned the trade…

By Selena Hill

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image

Image or Economics? Success in Business Begins With a Solid Foundation

Choosing image over economics is a big mistake

Is the pursuit of image vs. economics eroding the foundation of your business? Learn 3…

By Jerome D. Love

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Astronaut

Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

By Selena Hill

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Betty Boop

Black History Month: Esther Jones, The Original Betty Boop

Here's the truth behind the iconic cartoon character

Betty Boop is largely recognized as an iconic cartoon character, but her signature style and…

By Selena Hill

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

By Selena Hill

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shopping

These Are the World’s 6 Best Shopping Cities

If you don’t mind taking a road trip or hopping on a plane to do…

By Kandia Johnson

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Corporate Executive of the Year: Marvin Ellison Is Penney Wise

Forget fancy. What JCPenney has now in Chairman and CEO Marvin R. Ellison is just what it needs—a humble, relatable leader who is quietly, steadily, brilliantly turning the company around

If you’ve walked into one of the more than 1,000 JCPenney stores across the U.S.…

By Alisa Gumbs

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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