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New York Fashion Week Events Happening in September

A round-up of New York Fashion Week events happening around the city .

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5 Empowering Books to Add to Your End-of-Summer Reading List

Inspiring books on career, creativity, and politics

Empowering books on career, creativity, and politics.

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How to Travel to the World’s Most Expensive Destinations on a Budget

Airbnb offers travelers a great opportunity to take an affordable luxury vacation

Airbnb offers travelers a great opportunity to take an affordable luxury vacation.

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Fit to Dance

Groove your way into the body you desire with fitness dance classes

Golf & Tennis Challenge goers may dance their way to health and fitness.

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Art Collector Talks African Art and Gives Buying Tips

Founder of the largest privately owned African art collection talks plans to open museum and gives tips on buying African art

Eric Edwards, founder of the largest privately owned African Art Collection gives tips on investing…

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15 Luxury Travel Destinations: If Money Were No Object

If money were no object, which luxury travel destination would you choose?

If money were no object, which luxury travel destination would you choose?

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The Magical Experience of Cuba

My unforgettable trip to Havana in 2015

Our tourism experience required that we put in a full day’s work and adhere to…

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6 Cool and Unique Date Night Ideas for Adventurous Couples

Tired of the same old date ideas? Here are a few fun and unique things to do for your next date

Tired of the same old date ideas? Here are a few fun and unique things…

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‘Travel and Leisure’ Announces World’s Best Cities 2015

Charleston and Cape Town among travelers' annual listing of best cities

Travel & Leisure releases World’s Best Cities, according to travelers.

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4 Amazing American Road Trips for Your Summer Travel

Ready for some adventure? Check out some of the country's best driving destinations

Ready for a summer road trip? Check out some of the best road trips to…

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BE Golf & Tennis Challenge: Let’s Talk Tennis

Essential terms to get you started in the game.

Learn the game of tennis as a way to establish coordination, gain exercise and expertise,…

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BE Golf & Tennis Challenge: Black Business

African American owned, managed, and operated golf courses

BlackEnterprise.com shares this list with you so you may take advantage of these courses and…

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Carnival Cruise Lines to Launch Miami to Cuba Cruises in May 2016

Beginning in May 2016, the line is planning to set sail for Cuba, pending approval from government

Beginning in May 2016, Carnival Corp. is planning to set sail for Cuba —…

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Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing ‘Black Panther’ Movie

DuVernay says she and Marvel had different ideas about what the story should be

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay reveals that she turned down the opportunity to direct the “Black…

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Alvin Ailey Dance Company Launches International Tour

Dancers to perform in South Africa, Paris, and Canada

Alvin Ailey dance Company set to perform in South Africa, Paris and Canada.

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10 Places to Celebrate the 4th of July Weekend

The best events happening in your own backyard

Making travel plans for the 4th of July weekend? Check out the best events happening…

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Explore America’s 11 Most Endangered Places in 2015

National Trust for Historic Preservation releases it 2015 list of most endangered places in America

National Trust for Historic Preservation releases it 2015 list of Most Endangered Places in America.

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Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Turn date night into date weekend

How romantic would it be to lie by the pool with a cocktail and your…

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The Perfect Poconos Summer Getaway

Mount Airy is a premier-choice for all of your vacation needs

Tucked away in the mountains of the Poconos, Mount Airy Casino Resort will provide this…

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8 Things to Look For in a Luxury Vehicle

Stacy Swank, craftsmanship supervisor for The Lincoln Motor Company, shares her secrets

How can you tell if a car is made with quality materials and a fit…

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Love & Hip Hop ATL Star Margeaux Simms Kicks Off Gay PRIDE Event

The singer joins Ntozake Shange and other headliners at arts and film festival

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Realty TV Star Margeaux (Margo) Simms is showing her support…

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Golf and Tennis Challenge: Cultivate Your Wellness

Manage stress with fun, relaxation, spa treatments, and golf this Labor Day

Black Enterprise encourages you to take the best care of yourself with ultimate relaxation at…

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[WATCH] 5 Cant-Miss Summer Events in NYC

'I Don’t Do Clubs' founder talks the hottest spots for NYC professionals this season

Genese Jamilah, founder and editor of ‘I Don’t Do Clubs’ shares her can’t-miss summer events…

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African American Festival Returns with Epic Line-Up

Event features memorable performances, empowerment sessions, and fun!

The African American Festival takes place June 20-21, 2015 at the Camden Yard Sports &…

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[WATCH] Cooking With the Stars: 5 Recipes from Celebrity Kitchens

Celebrities share their favorite recipes

Celebrities are turning the heat up in the kitchen with a variety of mouthwatering dishes.…

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African American Festival Best Pitch Competition

Submit your video today

This year Black Enterprise brings back the much anticipated 2nd Annual Black Enterprise Best Pitch…

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Celebrate National Running Day by Joining 3 African American Running Clubs

On June 3, runners will join a coast-to-coast celebration of running

On June 3, runners will join National Running Day a coast-to-coast celebration of running.

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Best Wines for Summer Barbecues

Some of the best wines paired with your favorite summer grilling recipes

Some of the best wines paired with your favorite summer barbecue recipes.

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The Best Places to Visit in 2015

TripAdvisor's top-25 travel destinations

Trip Advisor’s 2015 Top 25 Travel Destinations

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Diversifying Your Palate: New York African Restaurant Week Expanding Platform for Restaurateurs of Color

Founder Akin Akinsanya and team expanding exposure for chefs of the diaspora

Akin Akinsanya put his own spin on Restaurant Week, providing restaurateurs of African descent the…

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[SURVEY] NBA Spends The Most On Athletes On Average

Recently released survey highlights which major sports, leagues, and teams are spending the most

ESPN offered a peek at one of the charts in their analytic arsenal – the…

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Janet Jackson’s 10 Biggest Hit Songs

Celebrate the legend's return to music with some of her greatest hits

Celebrate Janet Jackson’s return to music with 10 of her greatest hits.

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Black Women’s Health Imperative Launches ‘Lessons From Mom’

In honor of Mother’s Day, share the hashtag on social media

The Black Women’s Health Imperative is launching an online gallery and social media campaign to…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Great Ideas for a Girlfriend Getaway

Unique vacation and travel ideas for women

From “glamping” outdoors to wine tasting, good food and conversation, now is the time to…

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10 Travel Channel Shows to Add to Your TV Lineup

Travel Channel announces additions to 2015 programming slate

New Travel Channel shows explore the rainforests of Ecuador, culture in Siberia, and includes some…

By Kandia Johnson

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Harlem’s Fashion Row and McDonald’s Launch Student Fashion Design Competition

One lucky designer will showcase limited-edition work during New York Fashion Week

Harlem’s Fashion Row University and McDonald’s is offering the chance of a lifetime exclusively to…

By Daron Pressley

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My Black is Beautiful: Tatyana Ali and Patrice Yursik Imagine a Future

The actress and blogger aim to empower 1 million girls

Tatyana Ali and Patrice Yursik talk their partnership with My Black is Beautiful’s latest campaign,…

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Win a Mentoring Session with Director Malcolm D. Lee

'The Best Man' hitmaker details secrets to success and importance of guidance in industry

‘The Best Man’ hitmaker offers mentorship to filmmakers through a partnership with the American Black…

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NBA Reaches for March Madness Audience

More viewers watch NCAA tournament than NBA finals

For the first time the National Basketball Association (NBA) is advertising during March Madness, in…

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5 of the World’s Best Train Adventures

Explore new journeys in an engaging way via rail

Looking for a new type of vacation in 2015? Exploring some of the worlds’ most…

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NFL’s Patrick Willis To Announce Retirement Live

Many shocked as 30-year-old linebacker plans exit into community service

After much speculation on Monday, March 9, the San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that 30…

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Women’s History Month: Advocacy Group Honors Global Leaders at Library of Congress

Global Connections for Women Foundation hosts first female president of Malawi, among other honorees

Check out highlights from the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) honors gala, hosted at…

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Social Media Ranking for Top Black NBA Earners

Making the connection between Twitter, Facebook and earnings

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In honor of Social Media Week (SMW) that is running from February 23 to…

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A Lesson in Longevity: Cicely Tyson’s Epic Debut on ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

Iconic actress continues to prove she's still got it in her season debut

Fans of “How to Get Away with Murder” say Cicely Tyson’s debut is the series’…

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Former Trail Blazers Player Jerome Kersey Dies at 52

Team owner credits the 17-year NBA veteran as 'one of the most beloved players'

Trail Blazers’ Owner credits 17-year NBA veteran Jerome Kersey as “one of the most beloved…

By Sakina Spruell

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Healthy Heart Month: 4 Foods to Energize and Invigorate

Try these for boosting your lifestyle for work and play

These heart-healthy foods can help keep you energized and invigorated.

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10 Ways to Create Happiness in Your Life

Go inward and find the goodness within you that is waiting to come to light

Practicing these steps daily can help you ease stress and manage difficulties.

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Our History, Our Future: 10 Female Icons in Fashion

As Fashion Week continues in New York, we celebrate style innovators and powerhouses

As Fashion Week continues in New York City, check out these amazing women of color…

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American Black Film Festival Early Bird Registration Rates Expire January 31

Save money on attending the nation’s largest gathering of black film and TV professionals

Saving money is the savvy spender’s goal, which is why Black Enterprise and Film…

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City Eats: Experience Eclectic Dining Options in Dallas

From tex mex to contemporary southern cuisine, city offers variety for the palate

This city offers everything from barbecue, to tex mex to contemporary southern cuisine to satisfy…

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Port Antonio: Jamaica’s Hidden Gem

Among other attractions, get a sampling of famous jerk chicken or pork in its original home

Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios are great, but why not try something different? Check…

By Kimberly Wilson

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3 Mobile Apps For Spontaneous Travel

If you're booking a trip on the fly, these resources will help you do it in a cinch

Spontaneous booking is becoming the norm, especially with the millennial generation who are increasingly using…

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Tyra Banks Debuting New Talk Show ‘The FAB Life’

Host will have panel of diverse guests to talk various issues

Tyra Banks is launching a new talk show, The FAB Life, this fall, with a…

By Essence Gant

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Oprah and ‘Selma’ Cast Marched in Alabama on MLK Day

Oprah, Ava DuVernay, Common and other stars celebrate esteemed leader in unity

To honor Martin Luther King, Jr., the Selma cast marched in Selma, Alabama Sunday, Jan.…

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‘Selma’ Scores Two Oscar Nominations, Gets Snubbed in Other Major Categories

Director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo left out of major categories

Despite being snubbed in a few major categories, “Selma” scores two nominations for this year’s…

By Courtney Connley

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Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

Rediscovering Detroit: A City Worth Pulling For

The city has countless restaurants, attractions, and over 500 museums

Rediscover Detroit, the comeback city. With countless restaurants, attractions, and over 500 museums, it’s a…

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American Black Film Festival Offers Early Bird Rates

Limited time prices expire January 31

Saving money is the savvy spender’s goal, which is why Black Enterprise and Film Life…

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Super Bowl Ad Space Still Available, But For a Hefty Price

There are a few advertising spots unsold says NBC’s executive

Seth Winter, NBC’s vice president said there are a few 30-second commercial spots available for…

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Actress Tasha Smith Confirmed for ABFF

Seasoned actress to teach workshops at American Black Film Festival

Actress Tasha Smith is confirmed to teach an acting master class at the 2015 American…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Will The NFL Allow The Rams To Leave St. Louis?

Leagues says move not likely in 2015

The NFL is hearing that the St. Louis Rams desire to leave to Los Angeles.…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Tyler Perry to Release First-Ever Animated Madea Film

New project to be released in January 2015

Madea becomes a cartoon with this latest addition to the Tyler Perry franchise.

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[REVIEW] Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ Is Timely, Engaging And A Must See

One of 2014's best films is beautiful, poignant and necessary

Beautifully poignant, Ava Duvernay’s ‘Selma’ is one of 2014′s best films.

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Ava DuVernay Is Golden Globes’ First Black Female Director Nominee

Could she become the first black female director to be nominated for an Oscar?

The popular ‘Selma’ filmmaker, Ava DuVernay, earned the distinction of being the first black female…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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3 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

You can avoid cheating on her health plan with these tech tools

Before you attend a work-related dinner or holiday party, try these apps to stay on…

By Kandia Johnson

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NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and More on Our World with Black Enterprise

Hosts Paul Brunson and Patricia Cesaire get insights from today's leading entrepreneurs

NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and more to appear on this weekend’s new episode of Our…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Ways To Experience the Good Life

You can take action to design the life you want

Wherever you are on your journey, living the good life means taking action to design…

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The Shadow League’s Sports Talk Host Mark Gray Discusses Race and Sports

Veteran journalists David Steele and Jerry Bembry give us their recap

The Shadow League’s Sports Talk Host Mark Gray discusses race and sports with two Veteran…

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November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance

People around the world commemorate all of those killed by anti-transgender violence

Let’s reflect on all transgender people whose lives have been cut short by violence, simply…

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What Polar Vortex? Warm Up At These Hot NYC Hotel Havens

From ground-floor lobbies to sky-high rooftops, seek lodging solace

Whether you’re looking for a new workspace with a view or a meeting spot with…

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NHL COO John Collins Says Ads Are ‘Coming’ To Jerseys

It's been on the table awhile, but are you ready for it to be a reality?

The subject of advertisements on jerseys isn’t old news, but NHL COO John Collins hopes…

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3 Signs You May Need To Seek Counseling

The negative stigma attached to therapy has been a topic of discussion for years.  The…

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6 Awesome Winter Wine and Arts Festivals

Gather the family and friends and enjoy these beautiful activities

Throw on a layered outfit, gather up the friends and family, and enjoy the best…

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City Eats: Take A Taste Test Drive Through the ‘6’

Toronto’s food scene has exploded in the past decade

Toronto’s food scene has exploded throughout the past decade. Here are six great places to…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Travel Safety: 4 Self-Defense Skills Every Woman Should Know

There are key precautions that you must take to protect yourself

As a woman traveling domestically or abroad, there are key precautions that you must take…

By Kimberly Wilson

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8 Awesome Luxury Hotels For Business—and Leisure

If you're planning a relaxing getaway or business travel, keep these

Whether for business travel or vacation, it’s always nice to stay in a luxurious hotel…

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Barbados: A Must-Do Checklist to Explore the Caribbean Oasis

From pristine beaches and delicious food, these are the must-see spots

Aside from pristine beaches and delicious West Indian soul food, there are many reasons Barbados…

By Kimberly Wilson

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City Eats: Discovering Best Dishes in the Nation’s Capital

Five great picks to visit the next time you're in the District

As a midway point between New England and the Mason Dixon line, Washington D.C. is…

By Kimberly Wilson

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‘Our World With Black Enterprise’ to Bring Fresh Perspective with Two New Hosts

New season to premiere Nov. 1 with Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier

New season of Our World With Black Enterprise to premiere Nov. 1 with new hosts…

By Courtney Connley

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Chadwick Boseman to Become First Lead of Color for Marvel

'Get On Up' actor will play Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman set to star as Black Panther, Marvel’s first solo lead of color.

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The 5 Most Livable Countries For Comfort Seekers

Grab your suitcase and relocate to these restful places

We all seek comfort. It is a human necessity. From wanting a warm and cozy…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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15 Twitter Reactions To Beyoncé And TopShop’s Joint Venture Company

The company will be called Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd.

Consider your morning already blessed and highly favored, as Sir Philip Green announced a 50/50…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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UCSF Study: Sugared Soda Might Be Aging Your Cells

The sweet stuff might be killing you

Soda can cause harm beyond making you obese.

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Johnson & Johnson Commits $200 Million for Ebola Vaccine Research

The healthcare company fast tracks their efforts

Johnson & Johnson announced that they will make a commitment of up to $200 million…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Research Lacking for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Study shows more investigation needs to be done

Over the last 12 years, only 7.1% of breast cancer research has had a targeted…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Q & A With Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams

The football player shares his efforts to spotlight metastatic breast cancer.

Black Enterprise spoke with the football player to learn more about his efforts to educate…

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Ambassador Of Shave: Dennis Scott Partners With Shavewise

Former NBA 3-point specialist looks to revolutionize grooming

Former NBA 3-point baller looks to revolutionize grooming one razor bump at a time with…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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DMC Now Stands for Darryl Makes Comics

Legendary hip-hop emcee returns to his first love

Run-DMC member, DMC, starts his own comic company, Darryl Makes Comics, as his alter ego…

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7 Highest-Paid Black TV Actors

A rundown of who's making killer moves and the most money

Check out this rundown of black actors making killer moves and the most money on…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Tyra Banks Launches New Beauty Line

Reveals that her new line has been in the making for years

Supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Tyra Banks has announced the launch of her new cosmetics line that will take…

By Courtney Connley

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LeBron James to Produce Disney TV Series That Inspires Kids

New series will spotlight the careers of today's top athletes

Superstar athlete LeBron James is producing a Disney TV series that will spotlight the journey’s…

By Courtney Connley

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Hosted by MC Lyte, Loni Love, and Angelique Perrin, expansion set to begin Oct. 4

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

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Recap: Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Tour’ Inspires New Jersey

Oprah Winfrey, Iyanla Vanzant, Rob Bell, Elizabeth Gilbert and Mark Nepo bring inspiration to New Jersey

With her four trailblazers in tow, Oprah Winfrey brings her highly-anticipated “The Life You Want…

By Courtney Connley

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Five Black Celebrity Survivors and Their Stories

As the nation focuses on advocacy, check out leading men who continue the fight for a cure

September is recognized as the national month to raise awareness. Five black celebrities share their…

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Nas: Time is Illmatic Releasing in October

‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary Being Released Next Week

On the 20th anniversary of his debut album, rapper talks about the recording of the project

Twenty years after releasing the classic Hip Hop album, Illmatic, Nas is releasing the documentary,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Weekend Escape: Philadelphia’s Hidden Treasures Revealed

The City of Brotherly Love is the perfect spa destination, whether with friends or the beau

Unknown to many, Philadelphia is the perfect spa destination, whether for a girlfriends trip, or…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Will Packer Discusses How ‘No Good Deed’ Almost Didn’t Get Made

The Hollywood hitmaking producer’s 13th film opens in theaters this weekend

Sony’s release this weekend of No Good Deed marks Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer’s 13th film.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Stevie Wonder Emabraking on Songs in the Key of Life Tour

Stevie Wonder Embarking on ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Performance Tour

Entertainer will perform the double-album on an 11-city Live Nation tour

Stevie Wonder will be performing his ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ double album on…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Confirms ‘Black Adam’ DC Movie Role

The former WWE star will play an 'anti-hero'

The former WWE champion will finally play a bad guy in Warner Bros. upcoming ‘Shazam’…

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Blue Ivy Joke Gets TV Producer Suspended

'106 & Park' professional reprimanded for publicly debated comment about Beyonce's daughter's hair

BET has suspended a producer after joke about Beyoncé and Jay Z’s daughter that aired…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Report: Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Upcoming Biopic

Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey chose the comedian to star in film

Comedian/actor Mike Epps has been chosen to play Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic.

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Plans to Release Two New Albums on the Same Day

The artist is back on Warner Brothers Records

Prince is back on Warner Bros. and will be releasing 2 albums this year

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REGISTER TODAY: Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Hit End-of-Summer Event

Bell Biv DeVoe, Jeffrey Osborne Anthony Anderson, Chris Spencer, Bevy Smith and more featured

Jeffrey Osborne, Bell Biv DeVoe, Chris Spencer, Beverly Johnson, Anthony Anderson, the Doug Banks Radio…

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Iyanla Vanzant Travels to Ferguson for Special ‘Fix My Life’ Episode

Life coach and author hopes to bring peace and healing to community

With the current uproar in Ferguson, Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the city for a…

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Kevin Durant Claims ‘Best Shooter’ Title At NBA 2K15 ‘Uncensored’ Event

The four-time scoring champion puffs out his chest

Last night (Aug. 19), Black Enterprise was in the building for a special occasion. Members…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: One-on-One with NBA Legend Cedric Maxwell

'In networking situations sometimes it is more important to listen to people instead of pushing your own agenda'

NBA legend Cedric Maxwell details his legacy and participation in the Black Enterprise Golf and…

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‘Underground Railroad’ Series To Air On WGN

Will you watch another slave program on your TV?

WGN America has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Tribune Studios for some…

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Rihanna Wants to Buy a Soccer Team

The singer has shown an interest in buying The Premier League's Liverpool

The pop singer, Rihanna, has reportedly, wants to buy The Premier League’s Liverpool soccer team

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Rest in Peace: 10 Facts About Robin Williams

Did you know he appeared on the short-lived, Richard Pryor Show?

In the wake of the death of comedian Robin Williams, here are 10 facts on…

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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal Raised $80 Million For Homeless

For two decades comedic trio hosted Comic Relief fundraisers

Generations of fans of the late Robin Williams recall how the comedic talent along with…

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Two New Cast Members for Aaliyah Biopic Announced

Another controversy sparked after casting of actress playing Missy Elliot

Izaak Smith and Chattrisse Dolabaille were cast as Timbaland and Missy Elliot for the upcoming…

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7 Top Black-Owned Bed and Breakfasts

These African American-owned oases are the best in the country

Looking for an intimate lodging? A bed and breakfast is the perfect place for you…

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HOW TO START AN EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM

Healthy Snack Options to Avoid Afternoon Slump

Try these options to get that mid-day boost

Foods that keep you energized throughout the day.

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Ray Rice and Stephen A. Smith: The Manifestation of the Hypocrisy of Sports

Sports have become a Roman Gladius that wields power and cuts deep

The Shadow League’s Yussuf Khan discusses the problem with the mindset of how domestic violence…

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Health Empowerment: How I Manage Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Four tips for coping with the disease and winning

A woman shares her fearless story of extreme loss of weight and peace of mind.…

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NBA Offers Isaiah Austin A Job

The honorary draft pick would have a position after he gets his degree from Baylor

NBA honorary draft pick, Isaiah Austin was offered a job by commissioner, Adam Silver, once…

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Forbes Announces Most Valuable Global Sports Teams

What United States teams made the first 15?

What United States teams made the first 15?

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Confirmed: Samuel L. Jackson Joins Cast Of ‘Tarzan’ Movie

No word as to who the Oscar nominee will play

Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson will join the cast of David Yates’ ‘Tarzan’ movie.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Ross Talks Empire Building & Rebranding

Rapper and entrepreneur opens up about franchising, conquering the business world

Rapper and entrepreneur Rick Ross opens up on conquering business world.

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Dream Job, Dream Body: Bobette Gillette, BET’s Director of Corporate Relations

How this media executive balances fitness, career and motherhood

This BlackEnterprise.com series is to motivate business men and women to manage hectic professional and…

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Joe Louis: Broadway Producers Acquire Rights to Story

Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo have acquired exclusive global, theatrical and movie rights

‘Lombardi,’ and ‘Bronx Bombers’ producers Kirmser and Tony Ponturo say they’ve acquired the exclusive rights…

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Teen Entrepreneur Chase Reed Opens Sneaker Pawn Shop

This 16-year-old created a business no one else thought to do

Teen entrepreneur Chase Reed has done what no other sneaker head or collector has thought…

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Detox Tips for the Busy Professional

Nutritional Expert Coach P Care clears up some myths about detoxing

Master Cleanse, green juice detox, yoga cleanse, lemon water. Huh? How do I cleanse when…

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Jeff Friday is Bringing Hollywood to Independent Filmmaking

'I consider myself a change agent'

American Black Film Festival Founder Jeff Friday talks about the future of ABFF and independent…

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Houston Family Plans to Block Production on Whitney’s Biopic

Family says singer's legacy is worth more than a television movie

The Houston’s plan to file a lawsuit against Whitney’s Lifetime biopic, arguing the singer’s legacy…

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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Biopic

Award-winning actress set to bring Houston's story to Lifetime

Lifetime network has tapped award-winning actress Angela Bassett as the director of new Whitney Houston…

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Forest Whitaker to Produce Scripted Drama on HBCU Hazing

Actor backs project that will bring controversial hazing topic to the big screen

Forest Whitaker teams with Reginald Hudlin to help produce a scripted drama that sheds light…

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Ways to Ease Anxiety at the Office

Easy habits to keep you from stressing over stress

Tips on how to keep stress at bay while keeping your cool

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Mama Glow Author and Entrepreneur, Latham Thomas Shares Secrets to Her Success

This Wellness Expert is all about spreading the Glow

Wellness entrepreneur, Latham Thomas defines the title of her book Mama Glow as a “certain…

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Dr. Ian Challenges You to Get Healthier

The best-selling author believes there are no excuses to leading a healthier lifestyle

Dr. Ian sat down with BE for a quick chat on how folks can get…

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Inside the Health and Fitness Regimen of BET’s 106 & Park, Free

In the second installment of the Dream Job, Dream Body Series, the radio personality shares her tips and challenges on staying fit while being busy

After BET, she has been a radio personality, speaking at colleges across the country and…

By Deanna Jefferson

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Plus Size Fashion Show at New York Fashion Week

Curvy fashion show educates and entertains

Designer: Mad Couture; Image: R Jones; Model Malinda "Yum Yum" Bell
It’s fashion week in…

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5 Steps for Creating the Perfect Office Fitness Challenge

Get in shape while on the job with the help of your co-workers.

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The most arduous task of getting in shape is finding motivation to start and…

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Minority Owned NYC Firm Lands Super Bowl Deal

NFL's 'Business Connect' links entrepreneurs with big game opportunities

Niles Advertising & Display Solutions, Inc., a New York-based firm that specializes in graphic design…

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Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia This Year

From the Johnson House to the Ben Franklin Museum, discover the top 10 historic attractions in Philadelphia during Black History Month

Where will you be traveling to for Black History Month?

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Get Right, Get Tight: 2014 Fitness Challenge

Made the resolution to get fit in 2014? The countdown is on to your fittest, healthiest year ever!

Black Enterprise partner, Hello Beautiful challenges you

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Wendell Haskins is the newly appointed Senior Director for Diversity at the PGA of America.

PGA of America Taps Former Def Jam Executive to Head Diversity Effort

Hampton alum oversaw development at United Way of New York

Haskins led A&R group at Island Def Jam

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Hot 97’s ‘Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation’ Hosts “Lift ‘Em Up” Night of Service

The night provided an outstanding feast and holiday market for 200 New Yorkers in need

During the meal, participants enjoyed performances by many different acts

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Tap Into Your Inner Superhero

Author, Nutritionist and Strength Coach, Shawn Stevenson presents 5 steps to reaching your full potential

There are 5 unbreakable laws to discovering the potential inside of you

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Why Your Bone Health Matters

Dr. Stephen Honig, director at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, sheds light on osteoporosis

Almost 44 million U.S. women and men age 50 and older suffer from osteoporosis and…

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Celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Spirit of Africa Award at Gala Event

Entrepreneur and Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Spirit of Africa Award at Gala Event

Over 600 people are expected in support of African entrepreneurship at Chelsea Piers

A host of stars from entertainment, fashion & sport will join the business, banking &…

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The NFL will next year play a total of three regular season games at London's Wembley Stadium. It feted London's famed Regent Street with a NFL-style block party last month.

Q&A: London & Partners CEO Gordon Innes on the NBA, NFL and the Olympic Legacy

London's local economy gets big boost from American leagues. Could a franchise be just around the corner?

London & Partners CEO talks in-depth about the prospect of globalization of two American sports…

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On Sept. 22, thousands from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean gathered to celebrate their heritage and culture at the African Day Parade held in the heart of Harlem in New York City. Sen. Bill Perkins led the parade alongside dignitaries and global leaders including representatives from Argentina, Angola, Mauritania, Trinidad and Tobago, and South Africa Embassies, from Cordell Cleare, Martin R Munitz and Olivier Prevot, to Kady Doumbia, Ladji Doumbia and Kone Kad. Also, representatives from the offices of Keith Wright, Charles Rangel and Robert Jackson came out to support and enjoy the days festivities.

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PHOTOS: African Day Parade Brings Together Culture, Community and Global Leaders

Festival and celebration led by Sen. Bill Perkins and international dignitaries

On Sept. 22, thousands gathered to celebrate their heritage and culture at the Africa Day…

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Issa Rae Creator of The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl Debuts New Series

The Choir, a faith-friendly comedy, premiered on Alright TV to mixed reviews

A new digital series, The Choir from YouTube sensation Issa Rae premiered on Alright TV…

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Bermuda – The Ideal Island Getaway

A beautiful island with much more than pink sand and an infamous triangle

Growing up, I had a friend who went on yearly family vacations to Bermuda and…

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Black Blogger Month: Savvy Brown, It’s Easy Being Green

Karama Horne is helping to make the world a healthier, greener place...on a budget

Green blogger Karama Horne is featured in BlackEnterprise.com’s 2013 Black Blogger Month series.

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Black Blogger Month: Mattieologie, Blogging for the Crown

Mattie James is proof that you can be yourself and win in the world of fashion and style

As part of Black Blogger Month, the young boss tells BlackEnterprise.com how she’s been able…

By Janel Martinez

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Maximize Your Productivity by Maintaining Your Energy Balance

BKLYN Fitness Owner, Dennis Pierre explains how expending your energy and saving it can increase productivity

Some businessmen thrive under pressure, while others yield. In order to sustain high performance…

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Black Blogger Month: Stuff Fly People Like, Because Anything Else is Normal

Rae Holliday and Gabe Williams aren't just two guys in nice suits, they're The Fly Guys

If you want to know what’s going on at the center of entertainment’s gossip chain,…

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Nile Ivey a.k.a. LowKey is the founder of the hip hop blog youheardthatnew.com

Black Blogger Month: You Heard That New? Of Course You Have

Nile Ivey, widely-known as LowKey, paints a realistic view of the music industry and focuses on the art of the craft

The You Heard That New blog is very popular in the urban space, run by…

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For grown women everywhere, Mr. Idris Elba revived that horrible habit of being attracted to bad boys. Elba’s role as the outrageously sexy corner/corner office guy, Stringer Bell, was memorable. Since his untimely departure from the show, Elba has been one busy man. 

Besides DJing and rapping, he’s also gotten behind (well, and in front of) the camera to direct a Mumford and Sons video called “Lover of the Light.” 

As far as acting, Elba has been in numerous movies including controversially (for some folks) playing in "Thor." Elba has won a Golden Globe for his title role in the detective series "Luther" and he was a fan favorite on "The Office."  

Rumor has it that Elba may be the next James Bond on screen.

Where Are They Now: The Wire Favorites

Check out where your favorite stars of the HBO series are now

Check out where your favorite stars of the HBO series are now

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Save the Date: Women of Power Summit 2016

Black Enterprise has officially announced that the 2016 Women of Power Summit will be held…

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Women of Power: 4 Boss Moves to Get Salary You Deserve

As the pay gap for women and men is highlighted today for Equal Pay Day,…

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