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Black Girl Magic

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

African American women are the driving force behind the total black buying power, which is…

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Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

The genetic makeup of African Americans poses a problem with a test for the disease

The number of diabetic African Americans may actually be higher accompanied with a delayed diagnosis…

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An IBM Engineer and US Virgin Islands Native on Irma’s Destruction of Her Homeland; Beauty Through Heartache; and How You Can Help

'Beauty can endure through heartache and hard work'

Most people may believe that our heartache began after Hurricane Irma arrived but it started…

By Samara Lynn

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Kevin Liles’ Discovers Next Big Voice In Hip Hop Through Hashtag Challenge

The iconic hip hop executive signed a local rapper from Chicago who won the #freestyle50 competition

After launching a national freestyle competition earlier this year, music mogul Kevin Liles has found…

By Selena Hill

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How Floating Down a River With Keri Hilson Taught Me to Appreciate the National Park Service

You probably live near one where you can hike, de-stress, and commune with nature

Keri Hilson, the singer, song writer, and actress, is an ambassador for the National Park…

By Robin White Goode

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Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick: ‘Stay the Hell Away From Me’

ESPN host doesn't mince words about Colin Kaepernick

Smith, known for his fiery and often controversial commentary, was much more impassioned with his…

By Samara Lynn

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#ReadABookDay – The 10 Books That Should Be Part of Your Kid’s Childhood

‘Every day is #ReadABookDay!’

And to sneak in one of my son’s all-time favorites—The Lord of the Rings trilogy,…

By Robin White Goode

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black filmmaker

AT&T Seeks Black Filmmakers for 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

This is an extraordinary opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to debut a movie at one of the most anticipated film festivals and win $1 million in funding

AT&T, the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) and Tribeca Film Institute have announced an open call…

By Kandia Johnson

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Husband and Wife Build Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival Into a 15-Year Brand

Applying savvy business branding to the arts

“The Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival is very special to us and our loyal attendees,”…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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sports

Mayweather Set to Join All-Black Billionaire Athlete’s Club; Here Are the Other Members

An elite class of iconic athletes who've used their skills and business acumen to earn big

Here is how a few world-class athletes earned more than or close to $1 billion…

By Selena Hill

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meditation

The Importance of Meditation at Work

Wellness expert and author Quentin Vennie stopped by Black Enterprise to teach us how to meditate and explain why we need to

Black Enterprise invited entrepreneur, wellness expert, and author Quentin Vennie to stop by our office…

By Selena Hill

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Six Things Black People Should Always Hold Valuable

The author expresses his opinion on what we should hold dear in the aftermath of Charlottesville

For having a Black Expo and valuing black businesses and black people, we are called…

By Jerome D. Love

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Why Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is an Undisputed Champ in Boxing and Business

Mayweather has generated a staggering amount of career earnings, which is projected to top $1 billion

“If I could put myself in a position to make nine figures, why not?” Mayweather…

By Selena Hill

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Meet the Members of The Money Team

The Money Team to pursue their passions and create profitable businesses for themselves

Outside of the ring, Floyd Mayweather empowers his team, known as The Money Team, to…

By Daron Pressley

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movies

‘Girls Trip’ and Other High-Grossing, Black-Directed Movies

We're celebrating the black directors who've paved the way for Malcolm D. Lee's 'Girls Trip,' the first all-black film to earn $100 million at the box office

In honor of “Girls Trip” becoming the first all-black film to earn $100M, here’s a…

By Selena Hill

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Johann Alleyne-Morris on Black Men XCEL

Black Men XCEL: BE Circulation Director Celebrates A Father’s Legacy

Black Enterprise's Johann Alleyne-Morris shares how his father's sacrifice paved his path

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black male…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Yvianne Hyacinthe on Black Men XCEL

Black Men XCEL: BE Executive Administrator Celebrates A Brother’s Love

Black Enterprise's Yvianne Hyacinthe shares how her brother's support shaped her sense of self

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black…

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Rae Holliday of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 3

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 21 - No. 30, share how they've turned struggle into success

This year’s BE Modern Men continue to persevere. Meet the third 10 of the 2017…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Robin White Goode on Black Men XCEL

Black Men XCEL: BE Education Editor Celebrates An Uncle’s Intellect

Black Enterprise's Robin White Goode shares how her Uncle Herby inspired her intellectual pursuits

In recognition of our very first Black Men XCEL Summit, celebrating the best of black…

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Cornell Belcher of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 2

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 11 - No. 20, share the best advice they ever received

Did you miss any of our second week of BE Modern Men for 2017? 
This year’s 100…

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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