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So you want to invest in a Broadway production?

Broadway has definitely been on a roll. The Great White Way had a record year…

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The Beat Goes On

Grandmaster Flash enters the celebrity memoir arena

This week, Grandmaster Flash’s memoir The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My
Life, My Beat hit the…

By George Alexander

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Roll Camera

New state act aims to lure more entertainment production to Georgia

While many cities and states offer special incentives such as tax breaks to lure
film and…

By Ann Brown

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T.I.’s MTV Reality Show

Is rappers new program a PR stunt or worthwhile cause?

I’ll have to admit, when I first heard the news last week that rapper T.I.
was…

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Africa’s Power Show

Film puts Africa investment in spotlight

From the opening shots to the closing credits Africa Investment Horizons, is a documentary determined…

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Fall TV Lineups

Network shows about the African American experience are harder to find

It is becoming even more apparent that shows about the African American experience
in scripted primetime…

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Airport Oasis

The traveling, jet-setting executive can relax in the Admirals Club and escape the hustle of…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Passing Strange

Broadway musical garners five Tony Awards nominations

The American Theatre Wing announced the nominations for the 2008 Tony Awards for outstanding performances…

By George Alexander

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Will Smith as a Superhero

Actor to star in summer action flick Hancock

It’s summertime! Well, maybe not officially, but definitely for Hollywood. The first weekend in May…

By George Alexander

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The Fastest Way to the Airport

Helicopters are helping commuters by-pass traffic when they’re going to the airport.

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Raven-Symoné Goes Against the Grain

Former Cosby kid stays true to her roots

Raven-Symoné is widely known as a good girl—the girl who grew up next door, gained…

By George Alexander

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Green Destinations

Eco-friendly luxury destinations. JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, Jade Mountain, The Muse…

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Black TV News

Is America ready for a 24-hour black cable news network?

Cable and network television news programs have often been chided for their lack of adequate…

By George Alexander

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Emma Goes Hip-Hop

Screen Gems set to do musical version of Jane Austen novel

Jane Austen goes hip-hop. At least that’s the plan. Last week, Screen Gems, a Sony…

By George Alexander

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Chrysler Honors Spike Lee

Filmmaker receives coveted Behind the Lens Award

It’s hard to imagine Black Hollywood—or Tinseltown period—without Spike Lee, arguably one of the best…

By George Alexander

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Notorious B.I.G. Film

Studio begins shooting long-anticipated drama

Cameras are finally rolling on Notorious, the film that’s been on hold since 2007. The…

By George Alexander

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Tyler Perry and Barack Obama

What do the two have in common? A Hollywood movie

Since coming onto the national scene at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, White House presidential…

By George Alexander

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Bob Marley Biopic to Hit Big Screen

Screenplay to be based on wife Ritas book

The Weinstein Co., run by producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, announced that they have acquired…

By George Alexander

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Tyra Banks to Get New Show

Pageant-themed show rumored in the works

Tyra Banks, the former supermodel turned actress, television producer, and talk show host, has scored…

By George Alexander

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Pullman Porters: Ambassadors of Railroad’s Golden Era

Distinguished men who made train travel a classy affair

Pullman porters, who wore dignified uniforms, traveled cross country, and met celebrities and dignitaries, seemed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Dre’s Day in Court

Rapper Fights for Copyrights, Royalties

Andre Young, better known as rapper-producer Dr. Dre, is seeking restitution for unpaid royalties, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Damon Wayans to Launch Web Comedy Show

Collaboration with YouTube to showcase rising comedic stars

The name Wayans has long been associated with anything funny. So the fact that earlier…

By George Alexander

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Open Wide… And Relax!

A new trend within the dentist industry, spa treatments and a teeth cleaning.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Writers’ Strike Comes to an End

Several programs to be axed as a result

After more than three months of a work stoppage that is estimated to have cost…

By George Alexander

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Cinema Offers An International Perspective

The Pan African Film & Arts Festival Hits Tinseltown

The Pan African Film & Arts Festival Hits Tinseltown

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Chocolate Fantasy

Handmade chocolates by Marble Hill Chocolatier.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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One For the Money, Two For the Show

Monday Night Fight Klub: a hip-hop success story

Monday Night Fight Klub: a hip-hop success story

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Crash Set to Land on TV

New series based on popular movie gets green light

New series based on popular movie gets green light

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Ruby Dee Gets Her First Oscar Nomination

The long-time actress is the only African American actor nominated this year

The long-time actress Ruby Dee is the only African American actor nominated this year.

By George Alexander

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Doug Banks Morning Show Ends

Pulled from syndication after 12-year run

After a nearly 12-year run, The Doug Banks Morning Show was pulled from syndication by…

By Ann Brown

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Why You Should See The Great Debaters

Star-powered film struggles to find an audience

In spite of the star power of Denzel Washington and the producing and marketing prowess…

By George Alexander

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Channeling Better Images

How James Makawa is trying to change the face of Africa

Since 2005, The Africa Channel, the first American cable channel devoted to airing programming from…

By George Alexander

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Channeling Better Images

How James Makawa is trying to change the face of Africa

Since 2005, The Africa Channel, the first American cable channel devoted to airing programming from…

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Personal Designs

Personal designs by B. Michael.

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A Taste of the Good Life

A growing popular luxury service of personal chefs featuring Chef Paul Chisholm.

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Unique Style for the Home

Robin Wilson offers tips to creating a unique and innovative design for your home

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Healing for the Busy Executive

Using holistic methods to heal and relax the busy executive with the Dr. Carol De…

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Personal Training at the Office

Hectic businessmen and women multitask by controlling their calories and managing their workload through Personal…

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Dress for Sucess

The professional and personal advantages of having a private clothier with Lavar Smith of…

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Networking Over Tea

New trend of conducting business over Tea at the Harlem Tea House.

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Cigar the Ultimate Networking Resource

Using Cigars as the Ultimate resource to power networking.

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Lessons on The Green

Lesson on doing business deals on the golf course with PGA professional personal coach Rodney…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Flights with a Private Jet

The savvy businessperson travels in style with Marquis Jets.

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Hot Destination Vacations

Hot Vaction Destinations, such as Venice Simplon Orient Express, Regent Seven Seas Cruise Ship, Four…

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Business Dinner Etiquette

The Do’s and Don’ts of conducting business at dinner with etiquette coach Angelo Ellerbee.

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Exotic Car Rentals

Gotham Dream Cars, premier car rental company offers “ultra-exotic” and luxury vehicles, such as Ferrari,…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Investing in Fine Jewelry

Fine jewelry with Larry Barkley, President of George Jensen USA, shows our Lifestyles Editor Sonia…

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For Men Only Day Spa

B. Braxton, exceptional grooming for men a Harlem-based salon that caters to African American men…

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The Art of Buying Fine Art

Loris Crawford, owner Savacou Fine Arts Gallery discusses how to purchase fine art.

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Tips to Dressing in Style

Features Nana Boatneg, a designer and stylist to the celebrities.

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Now Read This: Creating Sticky Situations

The authors of 'Made to Stick' show how to find S.U.C.C.E.S.S. by knowing key elements of effective ideas

In Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die (Random House; $24.95) authors…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Top 50 Power Brokers in Hollywood

These luminaries wield unprecedented clout in film and television

From media titan Oprah Winfrey to megastar Will Smith, powerful forces in Hollywood are controlling…

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Giving The Very Best

It's the level of thought that really counts

Membership Privileges
For benefits close to home, DirecTV Titanium membership promises to keep sports…

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Vegetarians’ Restaurant Row

Boosted by culinary demand, vegetarian cuisine is spawning new eateries around the country

A growing and increasingly vocal minority, vegetarians now make up 1% of the total U.S.…

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Women of Power

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REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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