Lifestyle > Arts & Culture

A New Century, a New NAACP?

Jealous seeks to build a movement for people of all colors

Benjamin Todd Jealous Gov. David A. Paterson opened the first plenary ceremony of the NAACP’s…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: ,

Is the NAACP Relevant? It’s Up to You

Vast legacy continues as organization tackles today's issues

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted: Tags: ,
Strawberry at a book signing

Darryl Strawberry Opens Up

Growing up in a home with an alcoholic father, who Strawberry says “would beat the…

By LaToya M. Smith

Posted: Tags: , ,

Be Financially Fit!

Retirement planning is not just for the wealthy, says author Aaron W. Smith.

By LaToya M. Smith

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
JamesPickensJr

Backtalk with James Pickens Jr.

Acclaimed actor and star of Grey's Anatomy shares his passion for cattle roping

Perhaps best known as Chief of Surgery Richard Webber from ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy,…

By LaToya M. Smith

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The Pipeline Crisis for Black Boys and Early Education

Organization hopes to show that teaming up with private industry is in the public good

Charles J. Ogletree and Deborah C. Wright talk before the Pipeline Crisis/Winning Strategies luncheon.Early childhood…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

100 Black Men Press Education Secretary for More HBCU Funding

Attendees at annual meeting express concern for the state of black colleges

Education was front and center at the 100 Black Men of America Inc.’s annual conference…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: ,

You Can Still Get a Mortgage

Tips on financing in a tight credit market

Bankers, brokers, and swindlers aren’t the only ones to blame for the subprime mortgage mess.…

By Chana Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Reinventing your Image

Tips to make the right first impression with Kimberly Grant of Cheeks Boutique.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

Posted: Tags: ,

August Wilson Revival Raises Diversity Issues

Theater under fire because of director's race

August Wilson was the most prolific black playwright ever to conquer American theater. A…

By George Alexander

Posted: Tags:
Scott unveils the Butterfly Bra Collection

Backtalk with Jill Scott

Grammy award-winning singer and actress reveals her entrepreneurial spirit

Grammy award-winning singer, actress, poet, author, and philanthropist Jill Scott is perhaps best known for…

By George Alexander

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Green Home Guide

We offers tips to create a Green Home with Robin Wilson of Robin Wilson Home.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

Posted: Tags:

America’s Call To Service

Obama's vision of willingness inspires me to volunteer again.

I believe we all, in our small ways, have the power to impact others around…

By Annya M. Lott

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
0422_blocuttingedgetyson

The Cutting Edge: Money Books for Young Adults

The hardest part about being young and figuring out your finances is finding the right…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Book Review: The Best Teacher Is Other People’s Experience

"My Biggest Mistake ..." is a must-read for smart aspiring�and repentant established�entrepreneurs

Smart aspiring entrepreneurs—and new business owners who’ve taken their lumps and are willing to change…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

Black Is Not Always in Fashion

Michelle Obama's fashion choices reopens discussion on the lack of diversity in modeling

Since everything in fashion comes into style again, maybe I shouldn’t be surprised that more…

By Alisa Gumbs

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Can Mara Brock Akil Change The Game?

Producer and cast of network TV's only black show campaign for expansion to a one-hour time slot

Against the backdrop of The CW Television Network’s plans to abandon the half-hour comedy genre…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Luxury Green Vehicles Raising the Bar

Theyre not the compact cars youre used to

With car and truck sales hitting the skids, dropping 37% in March, automakers, are ramping…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , ,

You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread: The Absolutely True Adventures of Best Friends in Business

The following is an excerpt of You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread:…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , ,

You Buy the Peanut Butter, I’ll Get the Bread

Book gives insight on how to build a business with a friend

On the surface, Kristen Poe Hill and Renee E. Warren appear to be super successful…

By Ann Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

How To

(Image: Getty Images)

How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

Read More »
(Image: Thinkstock)

Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

Read More »