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On the fast track

1. Bringing Sexy Back
Fast, sleek, and the envy of anyone within earshot of its…

By Sonia Alleyne

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All Muscle

By Sonia Alleyne

It was a hot, muggy day, and Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs trudged…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Heavenly Hideaways

Where to go to get away from it all

When Tony Shellman steals away from the demands of his business, his island of…

By Sean Drakes

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Backtalk with Judge Glenda Hatchett

At any given time of the day, viewers can peer into the courtroom of Judge…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Are African Americans the Core Organic Consumer?

Loyalty can be strengthened by bringing organic foods to minority neighborhoods

African Americans are more likely to be dedicated buyers of organic foods than their…

By Brenda Porter

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Diversity in Hollywood

A discussion examining diversity in television with panelists Mara Brock Akil, Creator/ Executive Producer, “Girlfriends”…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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We Believe In You

As a potential homeowner, Helen Flowers seemed to have everything against her. Married at…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Backtalk with Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson charmed us in the early 1990s as one of the original cast…

By Kenneth Meeks

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B. Smith Sells Brands

Products boosted by affiliation with lifestyle maven

Not only has Barbara Smith, 57, proved to be a successful model, restaurant…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Good Chemistry

Mays Chemical and Chemico Systems strike lucrative partnership

Responding to the continued changes in the American automotive market, Bill Mays, CEO of…

By Alan Hughes

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Another Win For The House

Don H. Barden made history in December 2001 when he became the first African…

By Alan Hughes

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Will Black Firms Get A Bite Of The Big Apple?

Programs seek to ensure minority participation in New York City construction boom

In the next five to seven years, more than $100billion in government and private…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Entrepreneurs Buy Up Broadcast Market

Roberts Brothers set precedent with purchase of two radio stations in Mississippi

Brothers Michael Roberts Sr. and Steven Roberts Sr. expanded their St. Louis-based business empire…

By Glenn Townes

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What’s China’s Investment in Africa?

Many African nations provide access to natural resources and little foreign competition

From China’s rising political influence to its dramatic economic growth, many are closely watching the…

By Toya Marks

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Millennium Digital Media loses black ownership

St. Louis-based cable television and telecommuni- cations provider Millennium Digital Media (No. 41 on…

By Glenn Townes

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Risky Business

At-risk behavior dropping among black teens

Fewer black U.S. high school students are engaging in certain risky behaviors compared with…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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The Price is Right

Terry Bedford's approach weighs in price action and stock market dynamics

Technical analysis and stock market dynamics guide the investment approach of Bedford & Associates…

By Nicole Lewis

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Fundamental Gains

Exploiting mispriced growth opportunities paid off for Tedd Alexander

Discipline over emotion” is the creed at Baltimore-based Credo Capital Management L.L.C. Its analysis…

By Nicole Lewis

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Beyond U.S. Shores

Foreign funds continue to outpace their domestic counterparts

Investors who have gone offshore have been on-target. For the last five years through…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Good News For First-Timers

Across the nation, home buying programs help families live their dreams

Who says a lack of funds or bad credit means you can’t purchase the…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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Paying Off Credit Card Debt

I’m a young, single, recent college graduate and I am saving up for a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bid For Power

Detroit Electrical Services overcomes growing pains to snag larger contracts

When the request for proposal from DetroiT Water and Sewerage Department crossed Brian Rhodes’…

By Bridget McCrea

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Biblical Superheroes

Artist joins Christian media firm to launch a line of faith-based comic books

Count on two things that will make Michael Davis smile: Christmas and comic books.…

By Stacy Gilliam

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Hiring Down, Salaries Up

Small businesses rely on creative strategies while adjusting to 2006 trends

For the small-business economy, last year ended on a mixed note with hiring down…

By Robert Janis

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Becoming a Car Consultant

I’m thinking of starting my own consulting business in order to help people save…

By James C. Johnson

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Mission Possible

Claudia Alexander has high hopes for the future of the space program

As the project manager and project scientist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Claudia J.…

By Bridget McCrea

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Make Money the E-Marketing Way!

We'll show you how to generate quick cash, from using your e-mail signature to pushing products on MySpace.com

Mel Hopkins knew she would have to get creative when marketing her new supernatural…

By Sandra Beckwith

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Tapping Into Youtube

As more people watch and share online videos, YouTube is empowering entrepreneurs to become the broadcasters of tomorrow

In a world where marketing opportunities abound, savvy business owners are always looking for…

By Fiona Haley

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Windows Vista

Seven good reasons for upgrading to Microsoft's new operating system

After performing a hands-on analysis of Windows Vista, I’m happy to report that Microsoft’s…

By James C. Johnson

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DownloadingE-Books

My sister loves to read books. I want to buy her an e-book as…

By James C. Johnson

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Survivor Instinct

How a strategic executive read all the corporate signs—and played her vantage points

Name Kimberly Davis
Title Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy, JPMorganChase and president of the JPMorganChase…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Learning The Political Game

The Iraqi war, the tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina each took their toll on the…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Doing The Right Thing

The importance of maintaining integrity in the workplace

In light of recent news reports suggesting that pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly downplayed the…

By Keisha Anderson

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Getting to CPA

I am a 33-year old accounting major, with the goal of becoming a CPA.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Dare-dreaming

Keep naysayers at bay while chasing your gut aspirations

Only 26 credits shy of an engineering degree from the University of Maryland, Bruce…

By Lisa Goodnight

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All In A Day’s Work

Balance the life you lead by finding time for yourself

Americans spend more time working than Western Europeans, according to the 2005 study Work…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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Finding Your Way

I’m 22 and need help finding myself. I was laid off from a job…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Home Improvements Gone Wrong?

Here's what you can do to get your project done right

Have you hired a contractor to do some home improvements, but after careful inspection,…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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House Swap

Home exchange programs allow you to see the world on a budget

If you’ve ever planned a vacation, you know costs can add up. But thanks…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Hassle-Free Hotel Stay

A simple phone call can save you time and money

Today’s busy traveler is looking for higher-quality hotels than in years past, and hoteliers…

By Stephanie Young

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The Never-Ending Account

I had an account with a credit card company and was not happy with…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Here Comes the Bride

Mark Ingram offers a full-service boutique

It should be the first stop for the bride-to-be seeking to create a signature…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Truly Timeless

James R. Kelly III watches time in style

James R. Kelly III started collecting limited-edition timepieces in 1988 for two reasons: They…

By Sean Drakes

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Hirtting Her Target

Diane Fenderson is on track to maintain her lifestyle when she retires

Diane Fenderson is certain about one thing: She won’t be joining the legions of…

By Trevor Delaney

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Bounding Back

The Raines family is working diligently to improve their credit scores and buy their first home

You don’t have to tell April and Gabriel Raines that financial missteps can have…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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I’m Home!

Helen Flowers is the 2006 winner of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Own Your First Home Contest

An elated Helen Flowers listened with an unmistakable exuberance as Earl G. Graves Sr.,…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Time Out

Debra Sandler left her company to raise her child. Like many female professionals, she discovered that returning to the job market is hard work.

At 37, Debra Sandler had grown to believe that she had her career under…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Results Count

Through team-building and intelligient risk-taking, CEO Adriane Brown drives the $4.5 billion Honeywell Transportation Systems to global dominance

In each Honeywell division she has managed, Brown’s practices have lit the spark for…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Profiting From Consumer Behavior

Data mining helps businesses make more money by predicting the spending habits of their customers

Richard Mouser was watching his company go slowly down the drain. Mr. Waterfilter (www.mrwaterfilter.com),…

By Dale Coachman

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LIST_HOLLYWOOD

Top 50 Power Brokers in Hollywood

These luminaries wield unprecedented clout in film and television

From media titan Oprah Winfrey to megastar Will Smith, powerful forces in Hollywood are controlling…

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Women of Power

A look at issues facing today’s Black woman with panelists Paula Madison, President and General…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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The “N” Word

A discussion on the “n” word and its social implications in American culture with panelists…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Shift of Power on Capitol Hill

A discussion on Black leadership in politics with panelists Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Member,…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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If You Want A Mentor, Be A Mentor

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times. Sometimes it comes…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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BackTalk With Sheryl Lee Ralph

From award — winning actress to altruistic activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph continues to be…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Nationwide Attack On Affirmative Action

Michigan loss leaves proponents retooling their strategy for future battles

Michigan voters’ support of a controversial ballot issue against affirmative action in areas such…

By Madison J. Gray

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Power Shift

Will African Americans benefit from the Democratic takeover of Congress?

The excitement Democrats felt after winning back the majority in both the House and…

By Joyce Jones

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Harding Brews Success At Anheuser — Busch

Michael S. Harding will be brewing a new formula for revenue and market…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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A Memorial Fit for King

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a memorial in the nation’s capital…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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The Major Leagues

Have front -- office positions opened up for blacks?

For the last 30 years, professional sports have been dominated by African American…

By Alexis McCombs

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Slow and Steady

Alfred Jackson favors companies with slow but positive growth

It’s been said that abundance is, in large part, an attitude. For Alfred…

By Rhonda Reynolds

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High Hopes

Ralph Mitchell's picks have growth potential

Expectations about consumer spending on new, bigger, and better homes fell short, impacting…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Trainer Needed Financial Training

Cassandra Mack learned to look beyond today for a solvent tomorrow

Social worker, entrepreneur, author, public speaker — Cassandra Mack was a lot of things,…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Solo 401(k)

Planning for retirement? Another option for the self -- employed

Most entrepreneurs are concerned not only with growing their business but with effectively funding…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Picking a 529 College Savings Plan

I want to begin saving for my daughter’s college education and I need…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Matter Of Perception

TCL Financial overcomes prejudice to gain new clients

It started off in 2003 as a modest, home — based business in Jackson,…

By Robert Janis

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United States Postal Service

Entrepreneur expands business to include the post office

When Denise Christopher launched CKB Enterprises in 1998, she relied on the local post…

By Glenn Townes

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Getting Paid to Speak

Learn the techniques that professionals rely on to earn money as a public speaker

Whatever your area of expertise, whatever techniques you’ve used to develop your successful…

By William J. Lynott

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A Self — Serving Opportunity

I am making preparations to go into the vending machine business. Can you…

By James C. Johnson

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Risking It All

William Teel snags a $1.4 billion government contract, the largest ever awarded to a small business

When the Department of Energy decided to offload its entire IT infrastructure to a…

By Bridget McCrea

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PDAs That Get Around

No cell phones, but these pocket PCs have what a traveler needs

With a variety of global positioning systems available for automobiles, mapping out driving…

By Robert S. Anthony

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The Future Belongs to the Unwired

Ultra -- Wideband technology will lead the next wireless revolution

Whether it’s a cell phone that can download MP3 music files or a…

By James C. Johnson

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The Buzz About Hd Radio

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about HD radio. What is it? Is…

By James C. Johnson

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Writing the book on opportunity

Publisher of black -- oriented imprint takes a fearless approach to pursuing goals

Name: Linda Gill
Title: General Manager of Kimani Press, the African American imprint of…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Cues We Miss

How black women can improve their opportunities in the workplace

Early in her career at a law firm, Robbie Narcisse was invited to a…

By Laura Egodigwe

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A Job Prescription

I am 34 years old and have two years before I obtain my…

By Sonia Alleyne

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An Apple A Day

Educator teaches adults and youth to ward against obesity year -- round

As a young girl growing up in Vaughan, Mississippi, Yvonne Sanders — Butler loved…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Too much of a good thing?

A different dose of self -- help

Do self — improvement books really help to improve our lives? Not at…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Planning a Home Improvement Project

The right way to work with contractors

Your house is 50 years old. It creaks a bit, and the insulation is…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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Shopping On A Dime

Kathryn Finney gives hints on how to be in style under budget

Someone who effortlessly combines personal style with financial savvy — that’s the definition…

By Alisa Gumbs

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I have a store credit card that I’ve had for at least two…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Off The Wall

Keith Collins' larger -- than -- life designs

When Keith Collins told his family that he was going to make carpets…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Precious Platinum

Double Takes

Oscar Heyman & Bros. brings sparkle to your countenance with doubly paired radiant…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Design Management

Robin Wilson keeps your renovations on schedule and within budget

For renovation and home — design projects, Robin Wilson prefers to be involved in…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Brothers Who Mean Business

Twins De'On and De'Juan Collins view entrepreneurial pursuits as key to building wealth

De’Juan and De’On Collins are amazed at the money you can make when you…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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Getting Started

Armed with a college degree and a new job, Jeff wilson seeks some smart moves to build lasting wealth

Jeff Wilson II wants to be a millionaire in 10 years. “I’ll be surprised…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Music Pirates Going Overboard!

Artists Fight Back To Protect Their Livelihoods

Rapper Talib Kweli worked on his CD The Beautiful Struggle for more than eight…

By Chandra M. Hayslett

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For the Executive in Training

These leadership and career advancement programs are among the best in class

In today’s global economy, where competitive advantage reigns, successful firms rely heavily on the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to Play the Game

It takes comprehensive strategies, work -- life balance, and a powerful network for women to win in the corporate arena

The myth of the superwoman is alive and well and, as much as…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Making the Connection

Mentors, sponsors, and a network you can count on

While working at Warner — Lambert Co. (now Pfizer Inc.) from 1995 to 2002,…

By Wendy Harris

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Balancing Act

How busy executives make their lives work

According to a 2005 survey by the U.S. Depart — ment of Labor Bureau…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Suits, Jobs, and Training

Joi Gordon is grooming thousands of women for career success

Like most professional women, Zoe Sheppard, a counselor with PHOENIX House Foundation, a national…

By Karen Chambers

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House for Sale

The housing market has slowed, but you don't have to wait to sell. Here's what you can do to ensure your property is snapped up!

When Otis Darrell recently retired from the U.S. Postal Service, he knew exactly what…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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Let The Inventor Beware

Your million -- dollar idea is vulnerable to deceptive invention promoters. We'll show you how to avoid the scams.

Calvin Flowers relates to parents who struggle to keep their teenagers from running up…

By Pamela Gold Waldo

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Success Products

I would like to place training and leadership quotes on motivational products sold…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Carrying On The Legacy Of Ed Bradley

The world knows that we lost a giant of American journalism when 60 Minutes…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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With…

Chris Gardner

Why risk homelessness to take your son in?
I made myself a promise as a…

By Kenneth Meeks

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Thompson Hospitality Buys Restaurant Chain

Food service co. sees move as recipe for growth

Thompson Hospitality Inc. (No. 22 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list with $188 million in…

By K. Terrell Reed

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Developer Lands $600m Deal

Full Spectrum NY scores project to revitalize downtown Jackson, Mississippi

New York-based urban development company Full Spectrum NY recently landed its first major…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Protesters Put Pressure On The Hill

Government cuts affect early detection program for cervical and breast cancers

At age 23, Kimberly Higginbotham got the news many women her age don’t…

By Kiara Ashanti

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Ed Bradley Made Our Stories Prime-Time News

Veteran CBS News correspondent succumbs to leukemia

During Ed Bradley’s 25 seasons with CBS’s 60 Minutes, he earned 20 Emmy…

By Wendy Isom

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Black Churches Missing Out On Federal Aid

Only 2.6% received funding for programs

African American church leaders from across the country were invited to the White House…

By Hamil R. Harris

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Kids Say: You’re Fired! To Schools

Survey shows serious problems in teaching environment

Foul language, drug and alcohol abuse, and unruly classrooms are what students are…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Stocks You Can Bank On

Raymond Stewart sees above-average gains in financial institutions

Raymond Stewart, president and chief investment officer of RASARA Strategies Inc., has an…

By Nicole Lewis

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Lagging The Market

Randell Cain's picks go south in 2006

A year ago when Randell Cain, principal and portfolio manager at Atlanta Life…

By Nicole Lewis

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Yearning To Learn

Miami youth put stock-picking skills to the test

When Better Investing trustee Ann McNeill showed up last summer at the organization’s annual…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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Inflation Woes

Secure your portfolio against rising prices

Each year it seems you need more money to pay for the same things,…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Kid-Friendly Business Sources

My 13-year-old son is always looking for ways to make money, and he…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pet Practitioners

Surgeons take the plunge into entrepreneurship and become owners of a thriving veterinary clinic

When Paris The chihuahua Took a tumble a few months ago, owner Tracey Brown…

By Bridget McCrea

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Build Your Own Franchise

Nemos Seafood partners are growing a chain of healthy take-out restaurants

With a growing number of health-conscious diners looking for nutritional dishes on fast-food restaurant…

By Stacy Gilliam

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Pain Reliever

Six common and costly management mistakes -- and advice to help you avoid each one

Life as a business owner means dealing with a daily dose of challenging decisions,…

By Bill Lynott

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Avoiding Invention Scams

I have an invention I came up with for cars. The Patent &…

By James C. Johnson

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Content With A Kick

Tony Cort combines marketing experience with a black belt to start an online martial arts channel

Eighteen years of tae kwon do taught Tony Cort a thing or two about…

By Bridget McCrea

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Information Technology At Its Best

How to build a flourishing IT enterprise in a competitive market

Building a thriving business in the fast-paced, highly competitive information technology market is…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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Vonage V-Phone

Use your laptop to make calls via the Internet

For millions of business travelers, a cell phone or a cell-capable PDA is…

By James C. Johnson

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Tomtom Go 910

On the road again

Plan your next road trip with this GPS navigator. The TomTom GO 910…

By Stephanie Young

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Tee Off Online

I would like to start an e-commerce T-shirt and accessories business and I…

By James C. Johnson

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Working It Out!

How a young executive overcomes obstacles on the job

Name Susan Chapman
Title: Global Head of Operations, Citigroup Realty Services Location New York
Age:…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Leadership Training

With a pending merger between Duke Energy and Cinergy, Duke Energy’s Group Vice President…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Managerial Rudeness

Bad attitudes can demoralize your staff

When Maurice Moragne became vice president of sales administration in 2004 at a beauty…

By Chauntelle Folds

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Never Too Late to Start

I am a 50-year-old woman returning to school, and I have no idea…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Slaying The Green-Eyed Monster

Take steps to conquer your envy and live your life satisfied

Antwea Redic recalls the sick feeling she got when she encountered alumni of her…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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It’s A New Year

These motivational items can help you start it right

Whether you are at home, at work, or in the car, don’t miss…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Going Back To College

I am 48 years old and have spent most of my life taking…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Seeds Of Change

Buying black farm products enriches the health and wealth of our community

David Roach learned of the economic crisis facing black farmers while studying business finance…

By Maya Payne Smart

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Touchdown!

Tips on securing hard-to-get tickets

Undoubtedly, you’ve heard stories of the great extremes fans will go to in order…

By Alexis McCombs

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By Land, Air, And Sea

New passport rules in effect

If you’re planning to travel abroad in the new year, you may want…

By Stephanie Young

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Get Educated

If you want to get your kids to dive into learning, why not…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Real Estate Ambitions

My wife and I have a 10-acre track of land in middle Georgia…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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In A Glass By Itself

Stemware is essential to the wine experience

According to Tony Lawrence, a sommelier and wine educator based in Philadelphia, the…

By Robin White Goode

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¿Habla Ingles?

Clifton Chestnut teaches language in Madrid

Madrid is an urban lover’s dream. sophisticated, affluent, and cultured, it is Spain’s economic…

By Maureen Jenkins

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Finishing Touches

The fashion statement is in the detail

The suit is usually the most challenging purchase in a man’s wardrobe. But…

By Sonia Alleyne

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More Bang For The Buck

Moving to georgia saved the Salmon family thousands in education costs and property taxes

High property taxes, deteriorating infrastructure, and an undesirable urban environment drove Amir and Gilda…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Taking Stock Of Your Assets

The Keesee family has built a significant investment and real estate portfoli0. Now they plan to safeguard it.

The real estate market has been very good to Leon and Terri Keesee. Just…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Building vs. Buying A Home

The options for homeownership may be more complicated than you think. Make sure you make the right choice.

After the pipes burst in the house that Will and Tina Alston were planning…

By Chauntelle Folds

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The Rules Of Reinvention

Starting from scratch isn't an easy feat, but it can be done. Here's our take on how to open new doors andcreate the life you'vealways wanted.

In April 2004, Joy Harris and DaWayne Brashear became co-owners of Edit Interiors, a…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Opportunities Business Best for 2007

Are you ready to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams? We've identified this year's five most promising markets.

For some entrepreneurs, hanging out a shingle marks an opportunity to build wealth or…

By Wendy Harris

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Teamplayers

Successful partnerships don't just happen. These young entrepreneurs have discovered the key to combining their unique talents.

Camera flashes pop during a photo shoot in an intimate studio located in downtown…

By Wendy Harris

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Beware Of Deceptive Financial Advisers

Choose wisely when hiring planners

There’s good reason to check out a financial planner before you sign on for…

By James A. Anderson

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Omniplex On The Case

Omniplex World Services Corp. (No. 47 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list with…

By Glenn Townes

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A Black Plague

Despite a slight decline, African Americans still represent almost half the AIDS cases in the U.S.

Despite a 5% average annual decline in the rate of HIV diagnoses among…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Real Deals

How to use equity to build a portfolio of real estate assets

Yolanda Holmes has worked for more than 20 years as a marketing executive. Although…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Defensive Moves

Uncertain times call for a diversified portfolio that reduces risk

Dawn Alston Paige has a clear-cut philosophy for managing assets in uncertain times: go…

By Rhonda Reynolds

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Betting On Canada

Despite a few shortfalls, Ken Kammal is still bullish on these Maple Leaf companies

One year after selecting five Canadian stocks for BLACK ENTERPRISE readers, Ken Kammal,…

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