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The Unexpected Activity That Should Be On Your Miami Itinerary

African American travel destination musts

Miami, Florida is an art lover’s playground where you can you can explore the diverse…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Reasons to Escape the Everyday Grind and Book a Room At This Nepal Hotel

A surprisingly affordable yet exotic escape

There’s nothing like being on a safari and watching exotic creatures up close and personal…

By Aniesia Williams

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Young Black Men Excel: In the Foreign Service of the U.S. State Department

Larry Harris takes his interest in government service overseas

Our first Q&A is with Larry Harris, who last week was sworn in to the…

By Robin White Goode

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Danny Green Is Proof That The NBA G League Is The Highway To Heaven

We spoke with the San Antonio Spurs gunner at the NBA Store on 5th Avenue

Spurs sharp-shooter Danny Green is from Long Island, so in the offseason it’s not odd…

By The Shadow League

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Shanti Das is heart healthy

Music Industry Veteran Shanti Das Wants You to Get Heart Healthy [VIDEO]

In her new role for the American Heart Association, she's making your health her business

Shanti Das, aka the Hip-Hop Professional, is best known for her work on the careers…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within: My Experience

A seminar with Tony Robbins forever changed this skeptic's mind about motivational speakers

After attending Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within seminar, I am energized by the desire…

By Darcel J. Church

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Black Enterprise Executive Managing Editor Hosts Black Chef Series in Harlem

Black foodies flock to this Harlem event since its inception three years ago

The Black Chef Series kickoff event took place in Harlem on July 24th . The…

By Samara Lynn

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#freestyle50

Music Mogul Kevin Liles Talks about the #freestyle50 Competition and Longevity [Video]

Liles teamed up with Verizon to launch the #freestyle50 competition in order to find the next big voice in hip-hop

Kevin Liles teamed up with Verizon for the second year in a row to launch…

By Selena Hill

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Jack Daniel's

The Slave Behind Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Recipe to Receive New Honor

Nathan “Uncle Nearest” Green will be recognized with a street naming, museum, and more

Nathan “Uncle Nearest” Green, the former slave who helped craft the Jack Daniel’s whiskey recipe,…

By Selena Hill

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Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones Wins $9.42M in Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson’s Estate

The legendary music producer says the suit "was never about Michael"

Quincy Jones was awarded $9.2 million in damages on Wednesday in a legal dispute with…

By Selena Hill

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons, Stephen G. Hill, and Bozoma Saint John Talk About the Importance of Saving Kids Through Art [Video]

Celebrities and artists raised more than $1.1 million for students of color at one of the hottest Hampton parties of the summer

Celebrities, business luminaries, and artists raised over $1 million at the 2017 Art For Life…

By Selena Hill

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Step Documentary (Image: Fox Searchlight)

“Step” Teaches Discipline to These Inner-City Baltimore Girls

We witness an in-depth look into three Baltimore girls whose lives are forever changed by step dancing

“That woman crying in the film, that’s not me,” said Paula Dofat. “I’m tough as…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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An Extraordinary Celebration of Black Men: What You Need To Know

Get answers to your most-asked questions about the Black Men XCEL Summit

Excitement and interest about the ultimate celebration of black men also comes with questions. Here…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Quick Tips to Plan Your Own “Girls Trip” Away From the Office

Rule 1: Make sure everyone gets along

Make it clear that extra guests, children, and significant others are not invited, because this…

By Claudine Williams

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Jay Ellis aka Lawrence from Insecure (Image: Ken Franklin)

Lawrence from ‘Insecure,’ aka Jay Ellis, Talks Tech

What can we expect from Woot-Woot in Season 2?

We met up with Ellis at his new restaurant in Beverly Hills and set down…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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10 Celebrity Power Women Who Pledged the Divine Nine

From entertainers to scholars, these industry leaders all enjoy black sorority sisterhood

Graduation season has rolled out and many are prepping to take the next step onto…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Film Competition

ABFF and Lightbox Launch Documentary Film Competition for Black Filmmakers

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has teamed up with Lightbox to foster diversity in film

If you’re a black filmmaker with an original documentary idea, then don’t miss this opportunity…

By Selena Hill

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Curl Fest

CurlFest 2017: A Sea of Black Girl Magic, Curls, and Kinks

The annual CurlFest is a festival like no other, celebrating brown girls with beautiful curls and kinks

For the third consecutive year, hundreds of women of color will convene in Brooklyn, NY…

By Selena Hill

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Defiant Ones

And the ‘Beats’ Goes On: Allen Hughes’ Intimate Portrait of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Allen Hughes discusses creating the four-part HBO docuseries featuring mega moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, filmmaker Allen Hughes elaborates on how and why…

By Jordan Willard

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heart attack

First Heart Attacks More Deadly for Black Patients

Black adults ages 45-64 have about twice the risk of fatal events compared with whites

Blacks are twice as likely as whites to die from their first heart event, a…

By Selena Hill

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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