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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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yoga

Top Reasons to Practice Yoga with Brandon Copeland

Embracing yoga can help you get through the hard, tough, and challenging parts of life

(All Images: Huluku Photography)

“Building the physical muscle to get through the hard poses, the tough…

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motivated

How the Self-Employed Can Stay Motivated and Productive

Here are some ways you can succeed in business with less stress and less struggle

Real productivity isn’t about being using the latest technology and a bunch of apps to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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cannabis

All Things Cannabis at CWCBExpo

From doggie treats to universities; if you can imagine it, it probably already exists.

Check out what the cannabis industry is offering and find out how you can get…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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office party

5 Ways to Throw a Healthy (But Deliciously Fun) Office Party

As the boss, lead your employees to better health with these office party options

Though the winter holidays are long gone, summer ushers in more office shindigs—and the extra…

By Janell Hazelwood

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lunchtime

3 Healthy Substitutes for Your Next Lunchtime

Here's how to make your workday lunchtime delicious and nutritious

Is lunchtime the highlight of your work day? If so, check out these healthy—but yummy—alternatives…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Health Hazards

3 Health Hazards at the Office and How to Avoid Them​

Take heed to protect your wellness where you spend the bulk of your day

The office can foster several factors that can lead to health challenges. Here’s how entrepreneurs…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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father's day

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: 8 Last-Minute Finds For Dad

Grab one of these finds for the dad in your life

Father’s Day is less than 272 hours away.   Are you still on the lookout for the…

By Tyrus Townsend

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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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Modern Man

BE Modern Man Tour Makes Mark in Atlanta

Reinforcing the notion that it is our ordinary to be extraordinary

Check out the BE Modern Man tour when it stops in a city near you.…

By Safon Floyd

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Common

Common Brings NOLA Flavor to Chicago for the Park Exchange Series

The event will featured full jazz music bands, dancing, and more

On Saturday, June 11, Oscar and Grammy-winning artist Common, the National Park Foundation, and the National…

By Cristie Leondis

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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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