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elevators

BE Luxury: Why Take Steps, When There’s An Elevator At Home

Elevating home experience and adding to value

Elevators are becoming a top redeeming feature. More luxury homeowners are installing custom home lifts.…

By T. Bernie

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George

George Michael’s Mark on Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop Music

The late musician lives on through his influence on the sound and style of artists today

More than just a pop singer, George Michael was a music legend who influenced artists…

By Selena Hill

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British Academy Awards

British Academy Awards Makes Big Push for Diversity in Film

BAFTA will block awards for films in two categories if they aren’t diverse enough of underrepresented groups

The #OscarsSoWhite controversy came to head in 2016 when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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chance

The 25 Got-to-Get Gospel Songs of 2016

Here are some of the top gospel tracks that dropped this year

As the year of 2016 closes, we decided to compile a list of what we…

By Bil Carpenter

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Santa Claus

Sorry, America, Santa Claus Isn’t White

Want to know what Santa really looked like?

The jolly old mythical man in a red suit we know as Santa Claus actually…

By Selena Hill

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MC Lyte

MC Lyte Leading Women on the W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience

The pioneer rapper opens up about wealth, Kanye, Trump and the lack of women in hip-hop

In an exclusive interview, MC Lyte discusses The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, females in hip-hop, and Kanye…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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New Book Unveils the Hidden Black Women of NASA

'Hidden Human Computers' is the latest story about black women hired to perform complex math calculations on behalf of NASA during the 1940s

The latest chapter in stories that delve into the history of the black women in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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must

In Case You Missed It: Must Reads You Need This Weekend

Here are the must-reads that you missed at BE and around the web this week

Here’s a roundup of some of the best stories recently published on our site in…

By Selena Hill

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Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes Joins MasterClass to Teach Writing for Television

Screenwriters, producers, writers, and Shondaland fans should sign up now

Shonda Rhimes is calling out to screenwriters, producers, writers and Shondaland fans to learn how…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Santa

NBA All-Star Baron Davis and the Black Santa Movement

The two-time NBA All-Star is pushing for a cultural revolution

(Image: Baron Davis and Fabolous with The Black Santa Mascot)
 
The Mall of America in…

By Selena Hill

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Image Awards

The NAACP 48th Image Awards Just Announced Its Nominations

Beyoncé, 'Black-ish,' and Nate Parker received multiple nods for the NAACP Image Awards

Beyonce, ABC’s Black-ish, and Nate Parker received multiple nominations for the NAACP Image Awards, which…

By Selena Hill

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Shirley

Updated: Shirley Caesar’s #UNameIt Big Social Media Payout

The gospel legend is cashing out on the viral meme, sampled from her classic song "Hold My Mule"

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of DJ Suede, also known as “the Remix…

By Bil Carpenter

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#FridayReads

In Case You Missed It: Must Reads You Need This Weekend

Here are the must-reads that you missed at BE and around the web this week

Here’s a roundup of some of the best stories recently published on our site in…

By Selena Hill

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wild rabbit

Hennessy and Pratt Institute Choose Winners of Project Wild Rabbit 2016

Hip-hop all-star Nas helped judge the competition

This year at Miami’s Art Basel festival, Hennessy and Pratt University chose the next generation…

By Aniesia Williams

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equality

An Interview With Joss Whedon on Women’s Equality in the Workplace

We need to bring more men and women into the fight for equality and equal pay

Joss Whedon, a director and the creator of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” has consistently…

By Black Enterprise

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Spotify

Meet the Spotify Curator that Keeps the R&B Playlists Jammin’

Mjeema Pickett on artist discovery and how she curates some of the most popular playlists on Spotify

Learn more about Mjeema Pickett, Spotify’s Global Programming Head for R&B, who serves as the…

By Kali Wilder

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Angelo Ellerbee

PR Guru Angelo Ellerbee Spills Music Industry Tea

An honest glimpse inside the people and practices of entertainment

Find out what PR Guru Angelo Ellerbee has learned, shared, and gathered from some of…

By Safon Floyd

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collecting art

BE Luxury: 9 Major Keys to Collecting Art

Use these tips to not only familiarize yourself with the art world, but to also ensure that you invest wisely and have a solid strategy, as you curate your personal collection

Art appreciation is more than admiring pieces or acquiring solely to hold long-term. Here are…

By T. Bernie

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Loving

Love Wins: The Moving Impact of ‘Loving’

Richard and Mildred Loving's legacy validates the value of marriage equality and reaffirms the notion that love is something that is worth fighting for

The new film Loving tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving’s fight for marriage…

By Kali Wilder

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Thanksgiving

The 2016 Holiday Season: Finding a Balance Between Cynicism and Gratitude

After a year in which the lows have seemed to outnumber the highs, what can we be thankful for?

In 2016, we’ve witnessed gruesome acts of police violence, the deaths of cultural icons, and…

By Jordan Willard

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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 Enterprise’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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