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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com.
In fear of saying the wrong things or not…

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Black Men

When You’re In Love With Black Men But America Isn’t

The same cops killing our men are entertained by them dribbling a basketball up and down the court, or them performing their favorite rap song on the MTV awards

The same cops killing our men are entertained by them dribbling a basketball up and…

By Raven Davis

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Power

On the Seventh Day God Rested and Watched ‘Power’

Sunday nights belong to the cable network Starz, and we see why, with the recent renewal for a fourth and fifth season

Sunday nights belong to the cable network Starz, and we see why, with the recent…

By Jessica White

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good life

Influencers Celebrate The Good Life in Chicago

LEXUS sponsors an evening of networking, cocktails, and conversations

Innovators, influencers, and taste-makers gather in Chicago to celebrate style, passion, and the finer things…

By Safon Floyd

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Michelle Williams

BOSS Network Hosts ‘Ladies That Lead: An Evening with Michelle Williams’

Grammy Award-winning singer, Michelle Williams, shares her strategies and journey to success

Join The BOSS Network for an Evening with Michelle Williams in Newark, NJ, Tuesday, July…

By Safon Floyd

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black writers

Black Writers Retreat to New Mexico

Hosted annually, the Kimbilio Retreat is a great opportunity for writers of color to further cultivate their craft

Black writers from all over gather for the annual Kimbilio Retreat in New Mexico where…

By Safon Floyd

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Curl Fest

CURLFEST 2016: A Celebration of Curls

A recap of this year's annual CURLFEST, hosted by the Curly Girl Collective

The power house behind CurlFest is Curly Girl Collective, founder Charisse describes the experimental marketing…

By Raven Davis

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Emmy

#EmmySoDiverse: Full List of Black Nominees

A long overdue recognition of excellence

Check out this list of black 2016 Emmy Awards nominees recognizing these individuals for the…

By Safon Floyd

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civil rights

March On Washington Film Festival Honors Heroes of Civil Rights Era

Using the power of film, music, and the arts to share stories about activism

Striving to increase awareness of the events and heroes of the Civil Rights Era and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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Chicago

These Chicago Black-Owned Spas Give You a Taste of the Good Life

Uplift while being uplifted

Recuperate, rejuvenate, relax and refocus at these black-owned spas in Chicago where you can experience…

By Safon Floyd

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#FridayReads

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Comic Book Picks

Peep out the geek-out.

Check out this list of comic books that has Black Enterprise Tech Editor, Samara Lynn,…

By Safon Floyd

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good life

Road to the GoodLife: Toast to Living Good in Chicago

6 black-owned bars where you can relax and unwind in Chi-town

If we deserve to grant ourselves one thing in every city we touch, it’s a…

By Safon Floyd

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july 4th

How To Spend The Most Perfect Fourth of July Ever–Alone

Don't feel pressured to spend your July 4th holiday with others

Any holiday break is a break well deserved for almost anyone.
However, with too much time…

By Maryann Reid

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Hollywood

4 Actresses on How They’re Taking on Hollywood

Teyonah Parris, Nicole Beharie, Emayatzy Corinealdi, and Aja Naomi King talk lessons they've learned so far while navigating Hollywood

As Hollywood continues to struggle to understand the various needs of global audiences, storytellers—from the creators to the…

By Kali Wilder

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#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarSoWhite Not for Too Much Longer

Most diverse group in organization's 90-year history invited to join the Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is responding to the heightened #OscarsSoWhite uproar,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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African American Festival

African American Festival Kicks-Off This Weekend in Baltimore

Common, Goapele, Angie Stone and more set to hit the stage.

Check out who and what will be featured at the 2016 African American Festival, celebrating…

By Safon Floyd

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#FridayReads

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Self-Help Picks

Books to help us help ourselves this summer

Check out the self-help books that Black Enterprise editors are looking forward to diving into…

By Safon Floyd

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Ed Gordon

Ed Gordon Goes to Primetime with Bounce TV

The network's first ever primetime news magazine show will debut in September

Find out what award-winning television journalist, Ed Gordon, is cooking up with the fastest-growing African-American…

By Safon Floyd

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Robyn Dixon

Bravo TV’s ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Star, Robyn Dixon, Discusses Her First Season as a Housewife

Never one to give up or sit still, Dixon launched her career as a publicist and event manager at TAA PR in Washington, D.C.

With the huge success of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Potomac, starring Robyn, and her…

By Chanel Martin

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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