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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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Down-Home Luxury: Lexus at Blackberry Farm

Lexus plus a 5-star luxury resort in the South makes for a pleasant travel surprise

Lexus held an innovative press event at a location that you must add to your…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the TV Show “Power”

The show is not just a fun watch, but a learning tool for entrepreneurs

For instance: Tasha is Ghost’s “hold him down type of ride or die” partner. We…

By Patrice Tartt

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Rob Kardashian

Lessons From Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna on Heartbreak and Health

Nurse Alice reminds us that toxic relationships can lead to poor health

Take a lesson from Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna about how toxic relationships can impact…

By nursealice

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Podcast

The Secret to Launching a Successful Podcast

Digital marketing expert Laura Mignott shares tips about podcasting

In an interview with Black Enterprise, Laura Mignott talked about her new podcast and shared…

By Selena Hill

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Celebrate #BlackMusicMonth With the BE 100s 45th Anniversary Playlist

We're ending Black Music Month on a high note with 45 tracks produced by BE 100s record companies

We’re ending Black Music Month on a high note by honoring the 45th anniversary of…

By Jordan Willard

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5 Products For Black Men To Eliminate Razor Bumps

Specialized products catering to the unique needs of curly textured facial and body hair

Up to 80 percent of all black men suffer from razor bumps. Here are 5…

By Selena Hill

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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statin therapy

Task Force Reverses Decision on PSA Guidelines

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has revised its guidelines against routine PSA screenings

In a reverse move certain to cause some confusion, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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