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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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2016 Rewind

2016 Rewind: Leaders in Cannabis

Our round-up coverage of notable African Americans in the legal marijuana industry

Check out BlackEnterprise.com’s coveted cannabis coverage for 2016 as we champion people of color who…

By Black Enterprise

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2017 Grammy

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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prostate cancer

This Doctor is Fighting for Justice in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dr. Willie Underwood discusses the racial disparities in treating the disease

Dr. Willie Underwood III, named a “rising star” in urology, spoke to BE about how…

By Lisa Fraser

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travel

These 2 Top List Are the Most Recommended Travel Brands

New study reveals nationwide holiday travel habits

When it comes to best bets and holiday travel habits, Marriott Hotels and Southwest Airlines…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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La La Land

BE Exclusive: John Legend Opens up About Major Film

The Grammy Award-winning singer opens up about starring in his first in a major motion picture, 'La La Land'

In an exclusive interview, the Grammy Award-winning singer opens up about starring in his first…

By Aniesia Williams

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gift card

WIN $100 Foot Locker Gift Card + Jump Start Your #techie 2017 Career Moves

discover Foot Locker's open #techie jobs plus Facebook Live w/ Foot Locker VP of Talent Acquisitions - Geoff Green ICYMI

Foot Locker $100 gift card give-a-way plus jump start your #techie 2017 career moves with…

By Nathaniel J.

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Fitness

#TechieFit: Set Realistic Fitness Goals This New Year’s

Five steps to get ready and drop that holiday weight with Romy Antoine, personal trainer, and Nathaniel J., your app-swag expert

80% of fitness resolution-ers fail to achieve their goals by the second week of February…

By Nathaniel J.

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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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lonely

What Do the Lonely Do at Christmas?

The answer to an age-old question

Here’s what you can do to make the most of (and even enjoy) this Christmas…

By Safon Floyd

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Gift

Last-Minute Executive Gifts for the Holiday

Gifts for the busy executives that keep on giving year-round

Here’s a short list of gift suggestions for the traveling executive, colleague, or best friend…

By Aniesia Williams

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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gift

Nurse Alice: 5 Last-Minute Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

Still scrambling for a last-minute holiday gift? Try one of these affordable, healthy gift ideas

Christmas is right around the corner and some are scrambling for a last-minute holiday gift.…

By nursealice

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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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Archer Pine

#BuyBlack: Why Archer & Pine Is Making A Difference This Holiday

Though started in 1921, Archer & Pine is adapting to the demands of the times with its formidable e-commerce strategy

Archer Pine takes an ode to Black Wall Street in celebration of its host Black-Owned…

By Regan Farley

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iPhone

I Lived Without My iPhone for 6 Days and I Liked It

Living without my iPhone for nearly a week taught me valuable lessons about life

As a Millennial, I thought it was going to be really difficult to live without…

By Selena Hill

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Fences

Macro Ventures Brings Us ‘Fences’

Charles King's brainchild has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy films of 2016, based on the play by August Wilson

Charles King’s brainchild, Marco Ventures, has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy movies of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Nick F.

Nick F. Nelson’s ‘Stay Tuned’ Offers Tips on Work-Life Balance

This book will help you find success in both life and career

Nick F. Nelson’s debut book. “Stay Tuned: Balancing Faith, Family and Career Without Comprising You,”…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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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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How To

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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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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