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Take heed to tips from one of the world's best-selling books of all time
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The Council of Urban Professionals honored leaders in finance, tech and media at its 7th…
Security measures used by smartphone makers and carriers could render a stolen iPhone worthless
Companies like Apple, and Samsung, and carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, have agreed to a…
The second and final day of the Hackathon was full of last-minute coding and presentations.
</b>"Driving Innovation Presented by BE and Toyota"<b>
The Hackathon's judges deliberating with each other after each…
The first day of the Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota was filled with idea development and team setup.
</b>"Driving Innovation Presented by BE and Toyota"<b>
Host Mike Street interviewed Bruce Lincoln, co-founder of Silicon…
The winning team created Viza, an app that encourages good environmental choices and rewards positive behavior with coupons.
Chris Grant led the team behind Viza, the winning app in Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation…
We're up all night to get code-y at the Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota
Congratulations to the winners!
The morning of the Driving Innovation Hackathon was filled with hackers arriving to form teams and present their big ideas.
This Saturday, over 25 hackers and coders showed up at Black Enterprise headquarters to show…
Join Black Enterprise and Toyota Saturday and Sunday for the Driving Innovation Hackathon livestream
Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota will be livestreaming the event this Saturday…
Black Enteprise's Driving Innovation Hackathon judges answer a few questions about coding and opportunities.
Here are the judges
Join us on March 29th and 30th for this historic Hackathon
Leaders of the technology and innovation communities will judge which team was most successful
I participated in basketball during my high school and college years, embracing and enjoying that period of play and comradeship
As long as I can remember, I have been involved in organized ball as a…
Gates Foundation and leaders explore challenges and solutions
At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, leaders talked importance of educating girls in…
Leaving security of full-time job, Oscar Horton took a chance with a truck dealership
Over the following 13 years, the new team in place grew the company from $28…
Check out the 5 business legends who paved the way for many of the world's black business leaders
Guess who is on this list
Technology news site Innov8tiv, hosted a panel during Social Media Week 2014 at NYU, in partnership with IBOM LLC, and Black Enterprise
Technology news site Innov8tiv, hosted a panel during Social Media Week 2014 at NYU, in…
Black Enterprise’s ‘Educating Our Daughters’ speaker discusses women in STEM
Black Enterprise caught up with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum to talk about the future of…
These drinks are sure to help you plot your next escape to the tropics
Which one are you going to try to make first?
Frans Johansson and The Medici Group are new-school innovators looking to bring their solutions to the world of business
It’s hard to believe that before the launch of the iPhone, telecom leaders predicted that…
Lisa Williams' "Positively Perfectly" dolls are sold in more than 3000 stores
Have you purchased one for your child?
A side business can be successful if managed right
Tips to help your successful side business grow
For Under Armour, the buzz word is always growth. For the sport of golf at Under Armour, the possibilities are endless
Getting to know one of Under Armour’s rising stars in Baltimore
Why you should make this option a permanent part of your financial life
Do you have life insurance?
Are you interested in a career switch to insurance?
Smith offered 5 tips for anyone interested in becoming an insurance professional
How to make improvements in the current state of corporate supplier diversity affairs and your supplier
Let’s talk about the benefits of diverse business owners
Expert Richard Duncan explains why businesses perform best when there's competition near
Do you have competition in your business environment?
The federal banking agencies establish an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion
Each company’s organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion
Your life can take you in many career turns you would never expect
Richard Horton didn’t quite set his sights on becoming an insurance industry professional however
“What’s Your BIG 5?” is a new campaign aimed at re-defining the broad range of authentic and distinct experiences found only in South Africa
Have you ever been to South Africa?
Is supplier diversity a priority for the NMSDC anymore?
Sources suggest that there now is a rift between the old guard and the new…
Music star introduces new sauce line, Feast
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Hosting a company party can be an exciting — but nerve-wracking — endeavor
Harper is more than just an actor
From Harvard to Hollywood, Hill Harper has used his intellect and passion for taking on…
Building a lasting relationship is what mentorship is about
Don’t push mentorship on someone
PopPreneur invests in business and burgeoning tech ecosystem in Miami
For her passion for tech, love of entrepreneurship and dedication to the next gen, BlackEnterprise.com…
Check out these stylish wardrobe suggestions for men
What are some essential in your wardrobe that keep you both fashionable and warm with…
With so many options that the island has to offer, the only real question is where to start?
This island will make you want to never go back home
The Rev. sits down with "Oprah's Next Chapter" on OWN
Sharpton and his daughter talk with Oprah for rare sit-down
With the widespread adoption of the social network culture in most countries of the world, accessing global customers is fairly easy
Here is how you can achieve global business success
More than 2,500 applications were submitted for participation by Michigan businesses
Chrysler Group opened its doors to host an event matching its own business needs and…
Cintas Corporation shared its top five strategies for supplier diversity success
According to a 2012 survey, nearly 72 percent of organizations expect their total supplier diversity…
E-40 gives BlackEnterprise.com the exclusive on his newly launched wine collection, Earl Stevens Selections
From music to movies, E-40′s done it all, but now the Bay Area vet is…
Supplier diversity is a key initiative in the state of Maryland
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake designated the week of October 28th – November 1st, as Supplier Diversity…
Mount Airy Casino Resort is the only four-diamond casino resort in the Pocono Mountains
A weekend getaway is a short trip away
On average less than 1% of global corporate or government spend is on women-owned businesses in any country
The gap remains staggering between male and female business owners
Rainbow PUSH Coalition leaders Wednesday urged automakers to add more African-American automotive dealers and African-American suppliers
The push is on for more automotive companies to make diversity a priority
You can explore your wild side in Cabo San Lucas, but you can also retreat to San Jose del Cabo, a beachside oasis with colonial charm
For those unknowing, Los Cabos has an impeccable reputation
Here's how to stay away from a business funeral
There are several underlying issues that make growing your company completely different from everything else…
How to recognize the full potential of black manhood.
Do you agree with the writer’s rules?
If you can't afford to travel, you can dream through these pictures
Here is a gallery of the best Instagrammers to follow on the travel front
Would you follow these rules?
Do you agree with these types of lists?
Do you think your product belong on the prize Wal-Mat shelves?
Supplier diversity is Wal-Mart’s MVP
Lisa Hutcherson has made amazing strides at AFLAC growing through the ranks of the company…
Here's how to know whether your business is growing or not
Understanding the stages of small business growth and inherent problems can help you assess where…
Mentorship needs commitment from both sides
Here is some advice
Some tips not to impress the ladies, but give yourself a whole new look
Are you in need of a full makeover?
Can your name become as big as Martha's?
Can our names become rockstar brands like Martha’s, too?
Knowing the importance of staying fit and eating healthy, Terry Crews tells BE readers how he's kept his six pack for so many years.
Terry Crews shares the workout routine that continues landing him the Blockbuster roles.
The tech expert educates our audience
Join us for week 2 of Small Business University
Pervis pursued his dreams diligently and gained a scholarship to attend the University of Miami as a Marketing major and Music Business minor
He may not be P. Diddy, but he’s making his own impact in a major…
The event featured a plethora of speakers who were really focused on benefitting the WBEs
The organization continues to support the causes of women entrepreneurs
Those are all good reasons, but businesses should also look for ways in which an emphasis on diversity can help drive growth
Diversity is key for any business to succeed
Supplier diversity is key for women's advancement
One of the primary ways that large companies can sustainably empower women is through supplier…
Jerry and Terry Lynn showcase talent and talk professional passion
The Mackey Twins Art Gallery presented a landmark two-day event at New York’s Schomburg to…
The US total diversity labor force currently exceeds 56 million individuals
Professional Diversity Network, announced today that it will host its inaugural Professional Diversity Networking Conference…
What do you think a mentor really is?
A mentor relationship doesn’t have to be formal, complicated or time-consuming.
Tips from shopping expert Patrice J. Williams
Now that Fall is here, it’s time to pack away your pastels and break out…
A compiled list of companies with the most diverse employees
The companies that appear on the HispanicBusiness 2013 Best Companies for Diversity list are not…
Money management expert Valerie Morris explains how to start a financial plan
BLACK ENTERPRISE spoke with Morris during the American Express OPEN for Women: CEO BootCamp, a…
Charles Barkley agrees to speak about the importance of supplier diversity in advertising
It’s not every day that an NBA Hall of Famer and basketball television analyst leaves…
University of Virginia professor argues that “There is opportunity in disparity"
Businesses often embrace diversity among their employees, customers and suppliers for compliance reasons, ethical reasons…
Emerging entrepreneur is brewing an empire in the beverage industry
Experts have long touted tea as a healthier alternative to sugary drinks and even flavored…
A lucrative industry for a new generation of hair care product suppliers
Wendi Levy, 43, and Kim Etheredge, 41, two biracial women, started their company, Mixed Chicks,…
Avis' supplier diversity program is recognized as the top program for women business owners.
Avis’ supplier diversity program is recognized as the top program for women business owners.
Chrysler's annual matchmaker event helps minority owned businesses gain access to supplier development.
Chrysler Group is committed to creating a diverse and sustainable supply base that directly reflects…
The destination’s bourgeoning culinary scene, world renowned beaches and numerous festivals bring out the happiness in both locals and visitors alike.
According to the study there were six key variables factored into its conclusions
Have you been to any?
Who’s your favorite artist?
Andre Rowe's participation in the ‘Avant Garde Designer of the Year’ competition has afforded the young designer an opportunity to showcase his talents to a local audience.
Jamaica is much more than sandy beaches and jerk chicken. Slowly emerging as the fashion…
Did your favorite wine restaurant make the list?
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Have you been to any of these museums?
The automaker held its 14th annual Matchmaker event attracting nearly 3,000 minority, veteran and women-owned enterprises
Chrysler Group’s supplier diversity goals require that 10% of a Tier 1 supplier’s procurement buy…
More valuable than any software of piece of equipment of software you can invest in, the most important asset in your business is YOU.
The same maintenance and care you’d take for any part of your company, you have…
Will partner with Naperville, Ill.-based company
Dwyane Wade starts his latest business venture.
Are you part of the council?
The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) celebrated veteran minority…
Over 80 suppliers attended the forum
Pepco’s focused on serving disabled veteran owned businesses, as well as minority and woman owned…
Diversity efforts land Ford honors
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) commends Ford Motor Company for its Supplied…
Our exclusive list of the most powerful guardians of shareholder value
We created our exclusive BLACK ENTERPRISE Registry of Corporate Directors to place a spotlight on…
How important is diversity and mentorship at your company?
Jason Harris went from senior procurement buyer to category director for Save-A-Lot using their mentoring…
A total of five winners will have the chance to sell their products on walmart.com, and possibly in Walmart stores
Now, Mazzurco and more than 30 Long Island individuals and companies are hoping to hit…
Do you think he has a shot at winning?
A Siena College student is getting national attention for inventing a device to help train…
Owners of WeDidIt crowdfunding platform talk how mentorship helped them
Finding a mentor early is the best way startups can focus on the things that…
You're never too old for some schooling
As children go back to school, what they do is a reminder for business. Consider…
Patience is essential when starting a business
Friends and family are the No. 1 source for financing of new businesses
Have you confronted barriers in trying to raise capital for your business
For new businesses having access to working capital could mean the difference between the success…
Small Business opportunities in America's federal supply chain.
SBA Deputy Administrator Marie Johns
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and, over the…
American manufacturing is poised to enter a new era of explosive growth
It is imperative that African American companies, large and small, fully participate in this new…
By aiming the bar of entry high and at more affluent customers, Startup culture is missing a chance to diversify
If you’re young and poor in America, odds are you use a smartphone.
Citizens Bank Pennsylvania remains committed to building the region’s economy, workforce and diversity.
Because Citizens is actually over capitalized, its business loan business is up 20 percent when…
Essentials for every professional man for his first day at the office
You’ve graduated and landed your dream gig. Well, here are must-have items, from gadgets to…
The Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council focus is helping both communities develop strategies to improve their bottom line.
The organization needs an infusion of programs
Target's Diversity Scripts empower leaders to address difficult and real-life diversity situations
The scripts present a long list of possible scenarios in which managers and employees discuss…
Big corporations such as GM are realizing that hiring more women and minorities is good for profits
Is diversity essential for every company?
The topic is diversity in London
How are companies handling diversity in Europe?
UPS Foundation continues its efforts helping out communities
UPS will donate close to $8 million
What better way to become more competitive than upgrading your knowledge?
Nothing like more knowledge to boost your resume. Here are a few options to get…
Entrepreneurs share tips for success
Cringe at the thought of just calling someone you don’t know, only to get the…
How to effectively juggle just starting out and bigger boss moves
There are thousands of philosophies out there on how much priority should be…
Dr. Kimbro is the author of "The Wealth Choice: Success Secrets of Black Millionaires."
This year’s theme: “Leading Economic Impact – One Connection at A Time,” will highlight best…
Before making a move, check out this strategy to get started
Looking to take that leap into self-employment or consulting. Here’s how to take the best…
Conference was attended by over 20 utility companies from across the country
Minority and women entrepreneurs with innovative solutions attended the 30th anniversary conference focused on developing…
Alliance aims to grow minority owned businesses
This agreement will provide minority business enterprises a new opportunity at one of the country’s…
Pualani is an advocate for small, women-owned and minority-owned business
Pualani was recognized for playing an integral role in connecting diverse suppliers with purchasing opportunities…
Will Smith discusses former tax problems
“I’m very serious with my kids about them comprehending the intricacies of global finance,” Will…
Veterans are the new key focus for the Supplier Diversity Development program
In 2012 Ford spent $5.7 billion with tier-one minority-owned suppliers, $1.2 billion with tier-one women-owned…
Leaving money to pay for burial costs as well as to heirs is just part of the estate planning process.
Life insurance payouts can be used to pay off debts and loans, making it possible…
Former Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Duke Snider talks about Jackie Robinson.
Today, we have a quote from a Hall of Famer and former teammate of Robinson,…
With '42' the top movie this weekend, we've listed the top 5 sports movies ever
Which of these movies was your favorite?
In a new campaign called "Black Enterprise Trailblazers" sponsored by Wal-Mart we take a look at the black trailblazers who paved the way
Read up on many of the men and women who paved the way for this…
Did you go see the movie?
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s biggest stars, Los Angeles Angels of…
Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson, helped in development of film
Film about breaking MLB’s color line did much better than expected
Doris Kearns Goodwin has followed baseball since she was six years old
“You just hope that blacks today understand the shoulders on which they stand.”
Did you see the movie?
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s biggest stars, New York Yankees second…
Film left something to be desired, Sox rookie says
Bradley Jr., 23, has shown an awareness of how he perceives his performance during the…
MLB All Star and New York Yankees mainstay Derek Jeter discussed the importance of Jackie Robinson.
Jeter dishes on the man who paved the way.
Major League Baseball is celebrating the legacy of Jackie Robinson this month
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s most beleaguered and famed former stars,…
Baseball legend Hank Aaron scores big with his import dealerships
At Hank Aaron BMW in Union City, Georgia, you can smell it in the air
Additionally this year and every year on April 15, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day.
The stars came out for this event.
Did you know all of this?
Jackie Robinson’s (wiki) 42 movie is hitting theaters this week and many want to learn…
Jackie paved the way for many
The first black manager to win a World Series talks about the first black man…
James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee headline the list
If it weren’t for actors like Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee fighting for roles they…
Fox News' Fay Vincent acknowledges other trailblazers who have had similar experiences as Jackie Robinson
There were other black ballplayers who have similar stories as Jackie Robinson
The retail giant is highlighting its lauded supplier diversity efforts by paying tribute not only to Robinson but to everyday African American history makers.
Walmart last year teamed up with Black Enterprise to develop a series of 20/20 Vision…
Jackie had a great impact on Mariano.
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s biggest stars, New York Yankees closer,…
James Lewis took over his father's paper in 1998
James Lewis, the son of the founder of Birmingham’s first black newspaper passed on Sunday…
Scholar pioneers who advance intellect and innovation of society
Here’s a look a seven female pioneers who advance the plight of education around the…
The 40 most powerful African Americans in business-and how they shaped our world
When black enterprise published its first issue four decades ago, the era was marked by…
Hunter has done much to bring attention to the lack of African Americans in baseball.
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s most socially active superstars, Torii Hunter.
Willie dishes on Jackie.
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s five greatest players ever, according to…
The Nation's Dave Zirin feels like we won't get the full story about Jackie Robinson in the biopic, '42'
What else about Jackie Robinson will the filmmakers leave out of the film?
Looking at the photos should give you extra incentive to see the movie, '42'
These pictures document the historical film, ’42′, which documents Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier.
VIBE magazine gives several reasons why you should go see this historical movie
What would stop you from going to see the Jackie Robinson ’42′ movie? Nothing.
Do you think Bradley Jr., can resurrect the Red Sox?
Rookie phenom is one of the top prospects in Major League Baseball this season
The pitcher talks about the impact the legend had on the game
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s best pitchers and former Cy Young…
"Hammerin" Hank Aaron suffered his share of racial injustice as a MLB star.
Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s legends and icons, Hank Aaron.