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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

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Robin Givens

Robin Givens and Ashleigh Murray Open Up About Starring on ‘Riverdale’

Actresses Robin Givens and Ashleigh Murray talked about their roles in a modern-age rendition of…

By Aniesia Williams

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Daniel Beaty

Actor, Writer Daniel Beaty Brings ā€˜Chapter and Verseā€™ to the Screen

Actor, writer, film producer, and activist Daniel Beaty is living a dream

Inspired by his own family, award-winning actor Daniel Beaty co-wrote and is starring in a…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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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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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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ABFF Honors

ABFF Honors: Issa Rae Hacks Hollywood

Long gone are the days of being discovered or looking for an agent to book you gigs

The whoā€™s who of Hollywood will be in full effect on Wednesday, February, 22nd at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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ABFF

ABFF Honors Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Issa Rae, and Black Talent in Hollywood

Don't miss this celebration of black excellence in Hollywood TONIGHT, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, on BET

The extraordinary achievements of African Americans in cinema will be celebrated tonight at the 2017…

By Selena Hill

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington, Issa Rae, F. Gary Gray to Be Honored by ABFF and BET

The awards gala, presented by BET, returns to honor Hollywood veteran Denzel Washington, rising star Issa Rae, and director F. Gary Gray

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) recently announced the honorees for the…

By Kali Wilder

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Maya Angelou

New Maya Angelou Documentary to Debut on PBS for Black History

First film to chronicle life story of the phenomenal Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, author, and civil rights activist

Maya Angelouā€™s poem And Still I Rise remains a triumphant anthem of transcendence over adversity.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Harlem Literary Brunch

Here’s What You Missed At The Harlem Literary Brunch

Good food, positive vibes, and a room filled with black girl writer magic

The Harlem Literary Brunch was a hungry readerā€™s delight that offered the opportunity to connect…

By Selena Hill

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CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans Says ā€œLet Them Fall in Loveā€ on First Album in 9 Years

The sounds of yesteryear, but with a twist

Itā€™s been nine years since Grammy Award-winning gospel legend CeCe Winansā€™ last full-length album, Thy…

By Bil Carpenter

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Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels: The Business of Being a Gay Black Man

Lee Daniels' choice to live in his truth has been the best career decision he has ever made

Black Enterprise chatted with Lee Daniels, Tyrese Gibson and Amiyah Scott about the upcoming episode…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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black art

Artist Charly Palmer Talks the Business of Black Art

"Black art is the soul of folkā€”black folk," - Charly Palmer

Writer Ida Harris caught up with Charly Palmer, a painter, muralist, designer, and illustrator in…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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modern

BE Luxury: African Modern DĆ©cor Inspo

Ways to accentuate the home with heritage-focused designs

A brief look at exceptional, luxury, accent modern pieces with native tradition interpreted to contemporary…

By T. Bernie

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Luvvie Ajayi

Shonda Rhimes and Author Luvvie Ajayi Team Up For New Comedy Series

ABCs 'Queen of Prime Time' is turning Ajayi's best-selling book into a comedy

Luvvie Ajayi’s best-selling book, “I’m Judging You,” will be transformed into a cable comedy series…

By Selena Hill

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Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley: The Art of Art Collecting (Part 2)

Cheryl R. Riley explains that artā€™s purpose is to give joy, or resonate personally on profound levels every time you look at it

Cheryl R. Riley explains that artā€™s purpose is to give joy or resonate personally on…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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art collecting

Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley on the Art of Art Collecting (Part 1)

Art expert Cheryl R. Riley's extensive body of work includes public and private art, installations, sculptures, decorative art, and residential murals

Fine artist Cheryl R. Riley has a wide-ranging career, spanning more than four decades and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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books

3 Types of Books You Can Publish When You Are Not a Writer

Creative ways entrepreneurs can make money from books when they do not desire to write

Here are 3 creative ways entrepreneurs can earn extra money from writing books when they…

By Cameka Smith

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Broadway

Impacting Broadway: How Two Black Entrepreneurs Teamed Up to Make a Difference

Marketing execs collaborate to benefit minority youth in the arts

Multicultural marketing veterans Donna Walker-Kuhne and Cherine E. Anderson have been impacting theater audiences globally…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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comcast

Comcast Launches Filmmaker Series Black Women Behind The Scenes

Cable company expands reach through Black Film & TV destination

As part of its Black Film & TV destination Comcast Xfinity on demand will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterpriseā€™s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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