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State of Black America, Part 2A

A special roundtable examines the “State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists Stanley Crouch,…

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State of Black America, Part 2B

A special roundtable examines the “State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists Stanley Crouch,…

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State of Black America, Part 2C

A special roundtable examines the “State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists Stanley Crouch,…

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Heading Back to the Big Easy

Glenda McKinley says New Orleans still has a lot to offer visitors and business professionals

It’s the mosaic of cultures, cuisines, neighborhoods, and architecture that makes New Orleans a jewel…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Resistance to Changing the Status Quo

After decades of discrimination protests, will a civil rights attorney finally force change in the advertising industry?

While the new face of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., reflects today’s multicultural society, the…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Tech Tool News for ’09

Netbook the big hit at Consumer Electronics Show

By now, Websites and blogs have reported ad nauseam on January’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES)…

By Dale Coachman

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State of Black America, Part 1A

A special roundtable examines “The State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists William Julius…

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State of Black America, Part 1B

A special roundtable examines “The State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists William Julius…

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State of Black America, Part 1C

A special roundtable examines “The State of Black America 2009″ report with panelists William Julius…

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Obama’s First 100 Days, Part 1

An in-depth analysis of Pres. Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office with panelists Pam…

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Obama’s First 100 Days, Part 2

An in-depth analysis of Pres. Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office with panelists Pam…

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Obama’s First 100 Days, Part 3

An in-depth analysis of Pres. Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office with Pam Gentry,…

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Penny-pinching and Prudent

Surely, no one needs to tell you we’re in a crisis. It’s all around you.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Encouragement for New Entrepreneurs

We’ve heard the numbers. For many of us, our family, friends, and colleagues are among…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Teaching Our Kids the Financial Facts of Life

Every parent wants to support his or her child’s dreams and aspirations. Most have worked…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Purpose in Your Passion

Harness the energy of what you most enjoy

To counter his chaotic surroundings, then 19-year-old Bill Strickland, a freshman at the University of…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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A Walk on the Tech Side

As a probation officer, Tony Jordan intimately understood the struggles of troubled youth and the…

By Maya Payne Smart

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The Art—and Health Benefits—of a Dance

Sunyatta Amen takes a tradition and makes it much more than hip

“Food is your medicine or your poison—you make the choice every time you eat.” Amen…

By Sonia Alleyne

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A Good Time to Break Into Banks?

Ariel Investment's Jason Tyler identifies finance stocks that are poised to rebound

Bank stocks, anyone? We can hear you shuddering. The financial services industry has easily…

By James A. Anderson

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Backtalk with Randy Moss

Randy Moss, widely known as the New England Patriots’ All-Pro wide receiver, hopes to gain…

By LaToya M. Smith

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How to Sell Your Home in a Down Market

When Radiah Corn Minor, and Timothy Minor put their home on the market last year…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Backtalk with Jill Scott

Grammy award-winning singer and actress reveals her entrepreneurial spirit

Grammy award-winning singer, actress, poet, author, and philanthropist Jill Scott is perhaps best known for…

By George Alexander

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Staying Focused on Best Practices

As massive job cuts have forced many companies to reorganize and reprioritize spending, the diversity…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Many Happy Returns

Last winter, as the economy slid and markets tanked, two of our youngest staffers could…

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The Young & The Restless

Not everyone is fretting the stock markets losses. Some Generation Y investors are eager to jump in and find bargains

andrew simon wishes he had been one of those lucky investors who bought Google at…

By LaToya M. Smith

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A Passion for Giving

Despite the demands of the current economy, corporate executives are finding the timeand the valuein philanthropic efforts

Even as companies are restructuring their operations to better
manage products and services, they are still…

By Brittany Hutson

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The Big Payback

The green industry offers eager entrepreneurs a chance to thrive through innovation

During a lesson on solar panel installation given as part of an International Brotherhood of…

By Letita M. Aaron

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Land of Opportunity

The housing bubble's collapse ushered in a buyers market. Learn how to make the most of it.

Kimberly Sloan and her husband Michael Saunders thought it was time to buy a house.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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New York Is Open for Business

Gov. David Paterson seeks to bolster the empire state's financial footing while becoming the next big champion for minority business. Can he pull it off?

David A. Paterson’s first year as governor of New York can be aptly characterized as…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Many Happy Returns

It helps to look at the world from a different perspective now and then. Here…

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Hard Lessons in Home Economics

Rocked by declining property values and job loss, the Carrs are searching for answers

Sherley Bretous-Carré and Edenswear Carré still believe in the American dream. Starting in 2002, the…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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What’s Your Next Move?

Making the switch from for-profit to nonprofit

An unprecedented demand for social services, a rapidly retiring workforce, and a shortage in experienced…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Business Without Borders

Increasingly, African American entrepreneurs are looking beyond U.S. borders to do business. And thanks to…

By Christine Louise Hohlbaum

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A Penny Saved

Ricky Stith makes sure he and his son can weather financial storms

Ricky Stith is doing some major belt tightening. Like many Americans, the 49-year-old information technology…

By Glenn Townes

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I Will Survive

Crises of all kinds require a clear-headed--but flexible--program of action. What's your plan?

The bear market that began late in 2007 turned into a full bore stock market…

By Mellody Hobson

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Positive Performance: 2009 B.E. Small Business Award Nominees

Our finalists prove tougher than todays economy

Every business venture starts with an idea. But the true testament of entrepreneurship is cultivating…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Keeping the Brand Sacred

Hospitality veteran tells how to build and maintain credibility

A hospitality veteran shares how standards and consistency build and maintain credibility in the marketplace.

By Sean Drakes

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The Angst of Acquisition

Distribution company thrives despite rocky transition

Winston McDonald says he never really saw himself as a corporate man, even though that…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Dealing With a Large Tax Bill

Having trouble paying the IRS? Consider these options

After De’Lante A. Rawls, 34, left his job as an insurance agent in 2002 to…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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What’s New for ’09

By now, Websites and blogs have reported ad nauseam on January’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES)…

By Dale Coachman

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Business Without Borders

How to run a company abroad

Increasingly, African American entrepreneurs are looking beyond U.S. borders to do business. And thanks to…

By Christine Louise Hohlbaum

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Finding Redemption

Chef Jeff overcomes his past and helps others do the same

Jeff Henderson, better known as Chef Jeff, knows about success. At 44, he’s already served…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Add Punch to Your Portfolio

Do you recall your mother’s advice about how a single piece of bad fruit doesn’t…

By James A. Anderson

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Not Quite a Bull’s Eye

Imagine an investment that magically adjusts itself over time to reflect your financial needs—as you…

By Dale Coachman

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Add Punch to Your Portfolio

Investing heavyweight Wayne Weddington wants to teach you the hedge fund industrys best defensive moves

Do you recall your mother’s advice about how a single piece of bad fruit doesn’t…

By James A. Anderson

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Not Quite a Bull’s-eye

Target-date funds make investing easy, but they sometimes miss the mark

Imagine an investment that magically adjusts itself over time to reflect your financial needs—as you…

By Dale Coachman

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Resistance to Changing the Status Quo

After decades of discrimination protests, will a civil rights attorney finally force change in the advertising industry?

While the new face of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., reflects today’s multicultural society, the…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Staring Down Disaster

Sound planning can provide life support to small businesses when catastrophe strikes

For Dayton, Ohio-based Comtactics L.L.C., 2008 was turning out to be a banner year. The…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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A Woman’s Guide to Wealth Preservation

Dont sit back and let someone else decide your financial future

At 38 years old, Valerie Bonner stands to leave behind a sizable estate currently valued…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Backtalk with Leah Chase

'Queen of Creole Cuisine' discusses importance of rebuilding

Chef Leah Chase is credited within the culinary world as bringing Creole cuisine—a blend of…

By Dale Coachman

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Finding Shelter From the Storm

Stock mutual funds were all wet in 2008. Heres where to invest now to avoid getting soaked.

When it comes to wealth building, most investors would prefer never to hear (or read)…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Black Enterprise Exclusive: Interview with President Barack Obama

The nations 44th president discusses how he plans to fix the economy and strengthen minority business.

On a chilly winter night, I received a call on my BlackBerry that most journalists…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Create Your Own Economic Stimulus Plan

As our editors closed this issue, President Barack Obama was in the process of making…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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A Home to Call Our Own

Jessica and Joseph Bembry are the winners of our fourth annual homeownership contest

Joseph and Jessica Bembry had plenty of reasons to give thanks this past Thanksgiving—two days…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Woman’s Wealth

When black enterprise last featured the topic of women and money management in 2003, we…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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In a Time of Crisis, We Must All Step Up

We are closing in on the symbolic 100th day of the presidential administration of Barack…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Regaining Your Balance

Move on from last years steep losses by realigning your portfolio

You know the golden rule of investing: buy low, sell high. But putting this old…

By Ilana Polyak

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Minding Their Money

When Shannon Nash and her husband, Bill, got married in 1996 they began holding regular…

By Diane King

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Make Lemonade From Lemons

Turn your investment losses into a sweet tax-time advantage

Don’t feel too bad if your basket of stocks and mutual funds turned sour last…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Diversity in Hollywood

Roundtable discussion on the success of African Americans in Hollywood.

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Obama and a New Generation Come to Power

They’ve been called the “children of the dream.” They are the generation of African Americans,…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Building a Business Model for Today’s New Realities

In today’s business climate, the scorecard for profitability at America’s largest corporations seems to be…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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We Were First!

In early 2003, a lanky state legislator from Illinois visited the offices of black enterprise.…

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Masters of Innovation

FROM NANOTECH TO ADVANCED ROBOTICS, THESE DIGERATIS ARE RESHAPING THE WORLD

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Lean on Me

In the face of deep market losses, financial planners and advisers are becoming grief counselors of sorts. What they're telling their clients could help you.

Welcome to life as a financial planner in the midst of the greatest market crisis…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Leadership Lessons From the Top

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S MANAGEMENT STYLE

By Kelly E. Carter

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Fixing the Economy

Our Board of Economists offer President Obama advice on putting America back to work

Our Board of Economists offer President Obama advice on putting America back to work

By John Simons

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Team Obama

Much has been made of President Barack Obama’s assemblage of “a team of rivals”…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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President Obama

Our new chief executive pledges to remake the nation

By Derek T. Dingle

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Health Coverage After Job Loss

When Byron Wesson of Dayton, Ohio, lost his job
as a manufacturing engineer at Delphi…

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A Woman’s Guide to Investing–Part II

No matter your age, now’s the time to take charge of your finances

By Ilana Polyak

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Why Should I Care?

Four ways to avoid apathy in an insecure work environment

With cutbacks causing employees to do more with less, morale is down in many companies…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Banking on a Bailout

Broadway Financial expects federal rescue package will keep bank on sound footing

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Making A Mark

ENTREPRENEUR ETU EVANS ENSURES THE VITALITY OF HIS COMMUNITY

By Glenn Townes

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Life After Death

While her peers were starting families and charting their careers, 29-year-old Nepherterra Estrada was planning…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Energy Booster

Natural gas and alternative fuel stocks charge Bill Perkins market excitement

Bill Perkins, an energy trader by profession, accomplished some unusual goals last year. His Houston…

By James A. Anderson

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Lean on Me

In the face of deep market losses, financial planners and advisers are becoming grief counselors of sorts. What theyre telling their clients could help you.

David Jackson knows just how much the stock market’s cascading losses have shaken some investors.…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Safe Haven

Sylvia King's financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

Sylvia King’s financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Getting More for Your Muni

Normally, municipal bonds are good deals for investors in high tax brackets, but they’re not…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Not Easy Being Green

Like virtually every investment tied to the stock market, so-called green mutual funds saw red…

By James A. Anderson

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There’s No Place Like Home

Looking for a fresh start? Affordable home-based franchises offer lucrative business opportunities.

By Maya Payne Smart

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Growing Their Wealth

Richelle and Niko Perazich seek strategies to expand their nest egg.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Opportunity Knocks

Tyre Sperling took advantage of a down cycle to buy his first home below market…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The New Caribbean Economy

Even during hard times, business and investing opportunities wait to be uncovered on the islands.

By Alan Hughes

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Backtalk with Judge Greg Mathis

TV star and youth advocate shares his passion for keeping youth out of the criminal justice system

udge Greg Mathis understands both sides of the criminal justice system. For more than 10…

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Field of Dreams

Far from the NFL gridiron of his past, Eugene Profit still outsmarts—and outhustles—his competitors.

By James A. Anderson

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New Inauguration, Pt. 2

A roundtable discussion on the historical inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama with Joe Madison, …

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New Inauguration, Pt. 1

A roundtable discussion on the historical inaugaration of Pres. Barack Obama with Joe Madison, …

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Pres. Barack Obama: A Year in Review

A look back at Pres. Barack Obama’s historic campaign.

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The King of Commercial Real Estate

Victor MacFarlane reigns supreme in America’s gateway cities.

By Alan Hughes

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Wealth For Life

Following our 10 new principles will keep you on the right track for a great…

By Glenn Townes

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BE Next: Fearless Young Entrepreneurs Reveal Most Valuable Play

Age is just a number. Yeah right. Take youth, smarts, tenacity, ambition, savvy, and fearlessness…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

Conservatives claim minority home buyers hobbled the financial system. Really?

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Living the Abundant Life

Norris and Reneau Curl are taking steps to grow and protect their cash cushion.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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A New Day

The election of Barack Obama ushers in a new political era.

By Derek T. Dingle

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What NOT to Do in an Economic Downturn

Sure, the financial markets are in a tailspin. But, take a deep breath--and don't panic

There’s little question—the financial markets in 2008 have been scary. The stock market has fallen…

By Mellody Hobson

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Why We’re Stepping Up for Detroit

Last November, when we announced that Detroit would be the host city of our…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Reinvent Yourself by Firing Yourself

I embraced the concept of self-termination when I read a blog by Avon CEO Andrea…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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We’ve Really Come a Long Way

In February 1988, BLACK ENTERPRISE unveiled “America’s Hottest Black Managers.” A list of 25…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

The loud, angry chorus of blame began almost immediately. As big banks and brokerage houses…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Breaking the Code

BrokenCurve refocuses its technology for growth

Sometimes, even the experts can make missteps when it comes to implementing technology solutions. In…

By Anthony Calypso

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Dear Erika, Kristin, Gibby, Nica, Teddy, Carter, Melanie, and Kellie

What a difference a decade makes! That’s how long it’s been since I last wrote…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Why BE Next Is the Now Generation

Get ready for a new generation of young, bold innovators. I’m talking about an elite…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Know Your History

Doug White is no investing novice. An entrepreneur whose 7-year-old company sells and services Apple computers  small and mid-sized businesses, White understands that markets don’t always…

By Ilana Polyak

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Industrial Revolution

Lessons from the past illustrate why it's unwise to pull out of a bear market

Charles Darwin might have found something to like about today’s industrials. That’s because the most…

By James A. Anderson

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Change in Your Pocket?

Financial Forecast

Barack Obama finally has a chance to follow through on his campaign mantra of change.…

By Sonja

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Backtalk with D. L. Hughley

Stand-up comedian and actor D.L. Hughley isn�t one to shy away from hot-button topics

ONE OF THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY, standup comedian and actor D.L. Hughley isn’t one…

By George Alexander

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THE SIEMENS FOUNDATION RECRUITS MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS

AS OF 2006, 90% OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS WERE white and nearly 40% of public…

By Gia Parker

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CHANNELING BETTER IMAGES

How James Makawa is trying to change the face of Africa

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What Does Diversity Mean for Employees?

Some companies have a clear definition, yet others don’t

By Renita Burns

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Whatever Lola Wants

It’s been a lengthy and bitter battle against a neighborhood association that wanted her out,…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Moving Toward Financial Freedom

Are B.E.’s 2007 Financial Fitness contest winners closer to a secure financial future?

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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No More Excuses

Who among us—especially those of my generation—ever dared believe that an American of African…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The Next Big Thing

With all of this year’s Sturm und Drang (storm and stress), now is the time…

By Chana Garcia

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A New Era at Black Enterprise

It’s the dawning of a new era. Despite the recent financial firestorm, much of the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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What You Should Know Before Filing For Bankruptcy

Proceed with caution. We’ll give you the tools you need so that you can make…

By Ilana Polyak

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Crisis & Opportunity

BE100s financial services firms struggle to find the upside in the credit crunch.

By Jeffrey McKinney

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The Most Intriguing People in Business

A dynamic group of professionals and entrepreneurs who play hard in a tough economy—and continue…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Now Is the Time for Intelligent Investing

Americans today are weathering the brutal gale winds of a perfect storm—the collapse of…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Yes We Did! Pt. 1

2008 Post-Election Coverage with Journalists, Mary Mitchell, the Chicago Sun Times, and Salim Muwakkil, Senior…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Yes We Did! Pt. 2

2008 Post-Election Coverage with Journalists, Mary Mitchell, the Chicago Sun Times, and Salim Muwakkil, Senior…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Yes We Did! Pt. 3

2008 Post-Election Coverage with Journalists, Mary Mitchell, the Chicago Sun Times, and Salim Muwakkil, Senior…

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The New Workforce

Global diversity is changing America’s HR terrain.

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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An Alternative Approach

Boost your portfolio by looking beyond stocks and bonds.

By Donald Jay Korn

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Get in or Get Left Behind

Five best industries to get venture financing

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Lending a Hand

Pearl Woolridge works to help small businesses thrive

By Sana Butler

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Reporter’s Roundtable – Let’s Rock the Vote Pt. 2

We look at the presidential campaign on the final weekend before Election Day. Our panelists…

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Reporter’s Roundtable – Let’s Rock the Vote Pt. 3

We look at the presidential campaign on the final weekend before Election Day. Our panelists…

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Reporter’s Roundtable – Let’s Rock the Vote Pt. 1

We look at the presidential campaign on the final weekend before Election Day. Our panelists…

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On Shaky Ground

Adriene and Rob Lambert work toward achieving financial unity.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Pan African Literary Forum Advances Diversity Across Africa

THE FIRST ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN LITERARY Forum in Ghana hosted more than 200writers, publishers, and…

By Gia Parker

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How the Kan-Do Intiative is Helping Law Students Break Barriers

            MINORITIES REPRESENT 21.6%OF LAWSCHOOL STUDENTS, and enrollment is increasing. Despite increased enrollment in jurist…

By Maya Yette

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Voter Registration

A discussion on the importance of voter registration with panelists Valeisha Butterfield, Executive Director, Hip…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Miracle at St. Anna

On-location with the cast of the movie “Miracle at St. Anna,” actors Derek Luke, Michael…

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To Franchise or Not to Franchise

Is your business ready to take the next step?

Today’s tough economic environment has created heightened interest in an alternative to traditional small business…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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Roundball Round Lots

Dont overlook sports and other enticements to help teach your kids about saving and investing.

Roughly a year after the highly publicized incident, Ralph Baker Jr. stands before a…

By Jessica Jones

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Finding Solid Ground

Spotting investment opportunities in a tough real estate market.

It happened without a sound. If only it were possible to hear the real estate…

By Kemba J. Dunham

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LIST_DOCTORS

America’s Leading Doctors: Psychiatry

The leading medical practitioners of treatment of mental health issues including depression, eating disorders and substance abuse

Mental health remains a critical issue in America. A recent study funded by the National…

By Cliff Hocker

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Making Ends Meet

Dana and Julius Williams struggle with finances and eldercare

Unexpected events are apart of life. And perhaps no one knows this better than Dana…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Diversifying Pays Off

The Browns use disciplined investment approach

Taking Risks isn’t easy—especially when it comes to one’s finances. Over the years, Bruce Brown…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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The Heart of the Matter

Doctors lead an initiative to improve cardiovascular health

As Americans are expressing interest in bettering their health, the African American community remains stagnant…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Executive Education: Basic Training

M.B.A. remains degree of choice for executives, entrepreneurs

On today’s ever-changing business battlefield, executives and entrepreneurs alike must be fully armed. There’s one…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Enough is Enough Part 2A

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Enough is Enough Part 2B

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Enough is Enough Part 2C

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Recession Survival Guide

How to keep your head -- your home, finances, and career -- above water

“This economic downturn is affecting more people than just those who have the least…

By Ilana Polyak

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Atlanta Life Mourns CEO’s Passing

Ronald D. Brown reinvigorated the century-old institution

Ronald D. Brown, President and CEO of Atlanta Life Financial Group, our 2008 Financial…

By Alan Hughes

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Sweet Success in South Africa

A wine merchant finds opportunity in Johannesburg

All eyes will be on South Africa when the country hosts soccer’s World Cup in…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Oprah Means Business

By focusing on her message and expanding empire, she proved long ago that Harpo Inc. is about more than just talk

For the past 15 years, Oprah Winfrey repeatedly told her team that production of…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Bold Leadership for the 21st Century

Innovation. Vision. Guts. Today's CEOs need these qualities to lead their companies to profitability -- and growth

Today’s CEOs face more challenges than perhaps any other generation of business leaders. Not…

By Alan Hughes

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Women of Power Summit, Day 3: Susan L. Taylor and Pam Grier Share Legacy Wisdom

The empowerment continued at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit, with the highly anticipated panel…

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Day 3: Education Power Players Talk Engaging Students Through Innovative Learning

Education leaders talk the importance of keeping students engaged through innovative learning.

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