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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Jakes

T.D. Jakes Provides Quick Business Lessons for Storytellers

T.D. Jakes shares insightful business advice at ABFF

In an insightful ABFF session moderated by journalist and author Shaun Robinson, T. D. Jakes,…

By Kali Wilder

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[PHOTOS] Black Enterprise and Lexus Bring “The Good Life” to D.C.

More than 100 local influencers gather to celebrate what the good life means to them

Black Enterprise and Lexus bring “The Good Life” event to the nation’s capital

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Television Shows

Top 10 Must-Watch Summer Television Shows

Seize the summer day and allow yourself to be entertained summer nights

Check out this list of the top10 television shows to watch this summer, along with…

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screenwriting

The Akils on Jumpstarting Your Career in Screenwriting

In their Q&A-filled Industry Coaching seminar, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil provide practical advice on how to become a screenwriter

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil brought some tips on screenwriting to the American Black…

By Kali Wilder

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#FridayReads

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Non-Fiction Picks

The places we'll go when we'd like to know more

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

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Black Music Month

WBLS and WLIB Celebrate Black Music Month with The Color Purple

An exclusive listener event, Monday, June 27th

Join WBLS and WLIB in celebrating Black Music Month with an exclusive listener event with…

By Safon Floyd

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OITNB

Women’s Prison Association Joins OITNB to Bring Reform

"What we expose they are actually trying to solve."

Learn how the WPA is collaborating with OITNB to enlighten the masses in hopes of…

By Safon Floyd

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nate parker

5 things you didn’t know about Nate Parker’s ‘Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker's goal is to reclaim our history and change the narrative with his new, award winning film, Birth of a Nation.

“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my career. It was my desperate…

By Kali Wilder

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tichina arnold

Tichina Arnold Talks Career Longevity

There is certainly no remorse for this career's survival

Find out what Tichina Arnold attributes to a longstanding career, and what she dreams she…

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Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade Sr. Talks Fatherhood

Shares mission to build a better future by building better fathers today

Learn the importance of nuclear and community fatherhood from Dwyane Wade, Sr–the father who’s raised…

By Safon Floyd

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Langston Hughes

Amazing New Exhibit Showcases Langton Hughes In His Own Words

New book offers a little-known personal and vulnerable side of the American literary giant

The Mackey Twins Art Gallery, run by identical twins Karen Mackey Witherspoon and Sharon Mackey…

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july 4th

#FridayReads: BE’s Summer Fiction Picks

Let's crack these books open

Black Enterprise’s most highly anticipated fiction reads of the summer.

By Safon Floyd

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common

7 Motivational Takeaways from ‘A Conversation with Common’

Common discusses his work as an actor and hip- hop artist, and talks about community activism and what he hopes to achieve as an influential black artist

Common discusses his work as an actor and hip- hop artist, and talks about community…

By Kali Wilder

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black socialite

The Black Socialite and How to Head Up Your Own Charitable Events Like a Pro

Finding the right people, the purpose, and the spirit to host your your own charity

Philanthropist & Rising Socialite Dr. Shirley Madhere (Image: Mangue Banzima)
Big ideas and big plans…

By Tia Walker

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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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