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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

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Electrifying Rides — If You’ve Got The Green

Cars that help the environment, your image, and your wallet

Rap musician Will.i.am drives one. So does actor Matt Damon. It’s the Tesla…

By Cliff Hocker

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Lawmakers, HHS Seek to Redress Healthcare Disparities

Legislation to combat alarming disease rates in minorities

Racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and AIDS than whites,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Young Activists Honored At Apollo Theatre

Outstanding leaders lauded for social change

More than 1,000 supporters gathered at Harlem’s Apollo Theater June 4 to honor five…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Tavis Smiley Talks Brotherhood, Obama

Speaker, author gives insight into DVD

BlackEnterprise.com: The film focused a lot on the importance of music to the African American…

By Dale Coachman

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Tavis Smiley’s ‘Standing’ on Faith

Book documents accountability, courage of blacks

As it seemed that America was about to do the seemingly impossible – elect an…

By Dale Coachman

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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

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Recession Special: Pfizer Offers Free Drugs

Company giving unemployed customers a break

It looks like mega pharmaceutical companies are jumping aboard the “recession insurance” bandwagon. A few…

By Renita Burns

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Urban Farmer Promotes Sustainable Living

MacArthur fellow revolutionizing food production

As the world is encouraged to become more environmentally conscious, urban farmer Will Allen is…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Reinventing your Image

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

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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

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Tom Joyner Back on Chicago Radio

Under new deal, powerhouse will sell advertising inventory

To many African Americans, Tom Joyner is the king of black radio. Based in…

By George Alexander

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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

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Green Home Guide

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

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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

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EPA’s Jackson Urges Blacks Not to Miss the Green Boat

Administrator wants to flood communities with eco-friendly information

As the administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson is directly involved in regulating…

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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

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Grabbing African Americans by the Green Collar

Programs target minority communities for job training

When many black people think of jobs that create environmental efficiency, they often think of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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.

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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

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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?
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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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