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It’s All Up To You

Accountability is key in attaining goals

When Monique Hayward opened Dessert Noir Café & Bar in Beaverton, Oregon, three years…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Love And Basketball

Ex-NBA All-Star conquered stuttering to inspire others

“’There are no perfect people,’” Chicago Bulls legend Bob Love says his grandmother would…

By Ayana Dixon

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Ernie Adair, chairman and CEO of National Black McDonald’s Operators Association

By Marcia Wade

stands as a monument to the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association, the largest African…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Caribbean Connection

Website brings the islands closer to home

Keeping people connected across the diaspora 24 hours a day, seven days a week…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Marketing To Men

Opportunities for an upscale demographic

Studies have projected steady growth for the $1.8 billion men’s grooming market, but until…

By Aisha Sylvester

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On Board

I believe I would make a valuable contribution to a corporation’s board of directors.…

By Shon Gables

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Survival Mode

Companies are constantly identifying options that will ensure survival. “Mergers and acquisitions could be…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Emotion vs. Passion

Knowing the difference can mean derailment or advancement in the workplace

“I create software for a lot of bonds and credit derivative traders who need…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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The Competitive Edge

How a sports pro scores profits for his company

Name: Dan Reed
Title: President NBA Development League
Location: New York
Age: 32
Power Play: Combines technology and…

By Anne Chapman

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Recyle IT

I have a stack of old computers and some office equipment that I don’t…

By Dale Coachman

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Shine On

You know mobile devices are getting smarter when you don’t need to touch them…

By Dale Coachman

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What The Pros Hear

Dr. Dre helps develop high-end headphones

As a hip-hop legend and producer, Dr. Dre needs no introduction. However, when he’s…

By Robert S. Anthony

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Viable Computing Options

Could this be Linuxs time to shine?

We’ve been hearing about an open-source revolution for years now. And although “revolution” might…

By Jabulani Leffall

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She Got Game

Jacqueline Beauchamps BCFx looks to diversify video games

When it comes to video games, historically black colleges get no respect. But that…

By Bridget McCrea

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Natural Success

One teens hair trauma launched a thriving beauty products company

After a full day of classES, Jasmine Lawrence hustles to work.
Not the typical job…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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Home work

I am wondering how I can earn money while staying at home and being…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Bonded Together

Couple builds lucrative general contracting firm

Tom and Gwenay Coniglio may have faced some trials when they began an interracial…

By Ayana Dixon

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Challenging Times

Experts urge business owners to take preemptive measures during economic uncertainty

Recession has been on the mind of Tanya Allford-Thompson in recent weeks. While business…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Sin Stocks

I’m currently looking into sin/vice stocks—i.e., gambling, alcohol, tobacco—and I’d like to know what’s…

By Trevor Delaney

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A Bull In China?

Opportunities abound but recent volatility requires investors to tread cautiously

You just cannot ignore the trail China has been blazing in recent years. We’ve…

By James A. Anderson

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Tax Season’s Silver Lining

Use your refund to boost your financial security

As the old adage goes, “be careful what you wish for.” Though it may…

By Mellody Hobson

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On Target

A few pennies shy, just one of Patrick Lyons stock picks failed to hit its mark

THE BASKET OF TECH STOCKS THAT PATRICK LYONS picked in January 2007 had a…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Recession-Proof Investing

Holland Capitals Monica Walker repositions her portfolio to weather economic turmoil

Portfolio managers are human too. They feel pressures. They worry about results. So when…

By James A. Anderson

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A Critical Conversation

Tips for starting a dialogue with your parents thats crucial to preserving family wealth

He found himself in a financial bind. When Khalid Sumner became the father of…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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I’m Beautiful

Women struggle to define their beauty in the workplace

More than 80% of black women consider themselves beautiful, according to a survey conducted…

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Tax Brackets

Economic growth plan requires reading between the lines

Fears of a recession coupled with an unsteady stock market led President George W.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lloyd Trotter Leaves General Electric

Joins private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners

General Electric Co.’s top-ranking African American executive, Vice Chairman Lloyd G. Trotter, 62, is…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Bob Johnson’s New Liberia Venture

BET founder set to open luxury African hotel

As part of a $30 million investment initiative spearheaded by Robert L. Johnson, CEO…

By Ann Brown

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

By Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the be…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Backtalk with Jarome Iginla

Jarome Iginla has emerged as one of the premier players in the National Hockey…

By Alan Hughes

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Dr. King’s Legacy Of Faith

NOW FAITH IS THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR, THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The Racial Divide in America Part 2

A look into the national debate over Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama’s recent speech on…

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The Racial Divide in America Part 3

A look into the national debate over Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama’s recent speech on…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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The Racial Divide in America Part 1

A look into the national debate over Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama’s recent speech on…

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Social networking for a mobile lifestyle?

I like the idea of using social networking sites, as they have been helpful for…

By Sonya Donaldson

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How do I locate or find a bottling company?

I am planning to pursue a natural juice small business venture. Do you…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Discount Days

Closed-end funds look increasingly attractive

When it comes to electronic gadgets and the latest fashions, deep discounts usually entice…

By Ilana Polyak

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Bright Spots In A Tough Market

Eugene Profit sees continued stamina in the tech sector

Don’t call it a comeback, but technology stocks were a standout in 2007. Consider…

By James A. Anderson

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Top 25 Hollywood Moneymakers

These black powerhouses generate the most green in Tinseltown

Hyacinth B. Carbon, Genevieve Michel-Bryan, Nicole Marie Richardson, Tennille M. Robinson & Stacia J.…

By Alan Hughes

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Edible Endeavors

The caterer's recipe for success requires the right mix of resolve, menus, and clientele

Jacqueline Frazer developed a passion for cooking at just 9 years old when she…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck!

Put an end to the cycle and enjoy financial freedom

If your paycheck is being stretched to its limit and you’re feeling the pinch,…

By Siobhan Leftwich

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Marrying for Money

The path to greater wealth may start with making a commitment-of the romantic kind

Single people buy their own china. It’s one of the financial realities of life…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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The Long Road Home

Elena Borneman Wins Our Third Annual Own Your First Home Contest

After the birth of her twin daughters, Elizabeth and Victoria, 12 years ago, Elena…

By Wendy Harris

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A New Type Of Gentrification

Melody Rollins makes a difference in harlem

Melody Rollins is no stranger to success. Soon after graduating with an M.B.A. from…

By Sana Butler

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Offshore Oasis

Lisa Atkins basks in the development of Barbados

It took Lisa R. Atkins 15 years to agree to her husband’s proposal to…

By Sean Drakes

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The Spirit Of A Man

Kedar Massenburg's intoxicating style of conducting business

It’s a cold Monday morning, but Kedar Massenburg is breaking a sweat. A personal…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Car Trouble

My fiancé co-signed on my car loan, but we are no longer together. Can…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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A New FICO Scoring Model

Get ready for changes that could affect your score

If you’re working to improve your credit, listen up. Fair Isaac Corp., creators of…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Are You Overinsured?

Some policies may not offer much additional benefit

Obtaining the right insurance is vital to your financial security. Having life, health, disability,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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True Colors

How to tell if a product is really green

She calls herself the “black queen of green.” Jo Boykins, 42, of Bowie, Maryland,…

By Leslie E. Royal

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The Right Start

My partner and I have a global vision that involves profit and not-for-profit business…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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The Center Of Success

Author explores how confidence can take you further

Are you among those already struggling to achieve those New Year’s resolutions? Compared to…

By Ayana Dixon

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Don’t Settle

Live the life you want with these 5 steps

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard
Sonya A. Lowery had a good life-but she wanted more. Her
dissatisfaction…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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South African Connections

Small business owners work toward forming strategic alliances

A steady growth rate and respectable investment ratings have made South Africa one of…

By Aisha Sylvester

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It’s All A Science

Conference for chemists of color

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers is…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Alternative Lifestyles In Film

Bringing closeted stories to the big screen

At 33, filmmaker Kirk Shannon-Butts has taken on the challenge of bringing the alternative…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Get Connected

I am interested in pursuing a career as an entertainment lawyer. I am currently…

By Sonia Alleyne

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New Work Order

Heightened competition, globalization, outsourcing, and technological advancements are among a host of growing management…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Creative Business

A savvy professional knows how to blend style and acumen for profits

Name Donwan Harrell
Title President and Creative Director, Kemistre 8
L.L.C, home to the urban apparel…

By Faith Chukwudi

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Social Mobility

I like the idea of using social networking sites, as they have been helpful…

By Dale Coachman

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Chris Curtis Preaches

The Gospel Of Internet Success

In November 2006, Web business
consultant Chris Curtis began looking for ways to turn her…

By Anthony Calypso

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B.E. Picks

NOKIA 8800 SAPPHIRE ARTE
When it comes to high-end phone design, there’s no question that
Finland-based…

By Dale Coachman

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Open Sesame

Mozilla's Window Snyder heats up open-source

In 2006, Mozilla’s Firefox Internet browser boasted a mere nine days of vulnerability (the…

By Bridget McCrea

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Drink Up

I am planning to pursue a natural juice small business venture. Do you have…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Nothing But Net

Fran Harris offers advice on winning the game of business

For Fran Harris, it’s all about positioning herself for the next opportunity. As a…

By Chana Garcia

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Up To Code?

Website eases compliance burden for entrepreneurs

By Robin White-Goode
Warren Brown’s sweet enterprise, CakeLove bakery, makes everything on-site at three of…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Watchful Eye

Entrepreneur protects clients and his bottom line

Let’s face it: stuff happens. But not if Elijah Shaw can help it.
“Security, when…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Band With A Plan

Music group's strategic approach gains fans and profits

The Fuzz Band does business to the beat of its own drum. The Hampton,…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Join The Club

I’m interested in starting an investment club with a couple of friends and family…

By Trevor Delaney

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Wall Street: The Next Generation

James Perkins, Jr. aims to make investing cool

He is on a mission to make investing cool. James Perkins Jr., the founder,…

By Jessica Jones

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A Rough Spell

A tough start to 2008 pushes Terry Bedford's portfolio into the red

For most of last year, Terry Bedford, president of Bedford & Associates Research Group…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Weak-Dollar Woes

How various fund options can help protect your portfolio

Bobby Arrington, a semi-retired software engineer in Plano, Texas, enjoyed his latest trip to…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Working for Pennies?

Huge pay gap between top executives and black employees

According to the institute for policy studies (IPS) study of executive pay, Executive Excess…

By Cliff Hocker

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Valencia Gayles Named CEO of True Agency

Former COO will lead creative ad company

Valencia Gayles has succeeded in ad campaigns by staying true to herself and true…

By Wendy Isom

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Former Football Pro Closes Doors Of Car Dealership

Lincoln-Mercury dealership of Aeneas Williams Automotive Group underperforming

In early December, the Aeneas Williams Dealerships (No. 60 on the be auto dealer…

By Brenda Porter

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FCC Adopts New Media Ownership Rules

Opponents fear increased consolidation will decrease minority ownership

In a three-to-two party line vote, the Federal Communications Commission recently approved a new…

By Joyce Jones

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Stains Still Set After SBA Scrub

Removal of $4.6 billion in incorrectly coded contracts failed to weed out large businesses

The Small Business Administration recently released its 2006 Top 100 Small Business Government
Contractors report…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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$3.5 Million lawsuit points finger at Black firm

World Wide Technology accused of racial discrimination

A racial discrimination and retaliation lawsuit has been filed against the nation’s largest black-owned…

By Cliff Hocker

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NAACP Expands Mortgage Class Action Suit

Civil rights group calls Bush's plan to halt the mortgage crisis faulty

Calling the Bush administration’s plan to stem the tide of foreclosures deficient, the NAACP…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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they have issues

New black-owned investment bank nets $90 billion in managed issues

If the mark of a successful investment firm is repeat business, then CastleOak Securities…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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PRWT Services Acquires Pharmaceutical Plant

Firm wins multimillion-dollar contract with Merck

Philadelphia-based PRWT Services Inc. (No. 62 on the BE industrial/service 100 list with $65…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Tim Story

When Tim Story’s name was attached to direct 2005′s Fantastic Four film, there were…

By Alan Hughes

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Staying Focused On Financial Empowerment

With a seemingly dysfunctional financial industry being undermined by the twin perils of excess…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The Secret of Hollywood Sucess

Rainforest Films founders Will Packer and Rob Hardy share their formula for Hollywood success.

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Can I withdraw money from pension without paying a penality?

I am in my 30s and was recently laid off. I have $50,000…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Race Gender Gender

When it comes to discrimination cases, are black women left to fend for themselves?

When Don Imus Called The Rutgers women’s basketball team “nappy-headed hos” and other derogatory…

By Anne Chapman

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Parsons’ Time

In an exclusive interview, Time Warner Chairman Richard D. Parsons discusses his business accomplishments, his new role, and diversity in corporate America

In his five years as CEO of Time Warner, Richard D. Parsons tamed a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Power in the Boardroom

Our exclusive list of black corporate directors at America's 250 largest companies

Consider them the guardians of shareholder value. Charged with protecting trillions in assets, the #directors…

By Derek T. Dingle

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We Do

Copreneurs simultaneously build happy #marriages and thriving enterprises

It’s far from uncommon. Actually, there were 2.7 million businesses owned equally by a male-female…

By Krissah Williams

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Getting Back On Track

Newlyweds Latoya and david griffin find themselves back in credit card debt

The Virginia Beach country club wedding of LaToya and David Griffin left a lifetime…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Together We Stand

The national black theatre festival is a driving force behind growing black theater companies

To months before 60,000 black playwrights, costume designers, stage managers, and performers descended on…

By Sana Butler

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The Diversity Q

Procurement Benefits

Minority-owned businesses account for approximately 18% of all U.S. firms, according to the latest…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Destination Africa

A look at how tourism could change the face and economics of Africa

African countries are enjoying a higher growth rate in international tourism arrivals than the…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Moving Into The Digital Space

How new media create opportunities for minorities

When a young African American student in
an after-school program at the University of California,…

By Aisha Sylvester

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A Loftier Stay

Roll Up And Go

The Dorchester In London, (www.thedorchester.com), a historic, luxurious hotel property, is now ready to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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An Easy Read

Elaine Meryl Brown offers authentic stories

By day, Elaine meryl Brown is structured and strategic, charged with in-house brand marketing…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Giving Credit The Cold Shoulder

I’ve been hearing a lot about credit freezing. What is it? When is it…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Bibliophile’s Delight

Link to free books on the Web

If your wallet is taking a hit as a result of an insatiable love…

By Shenelle Wallace

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Debt Negotiation Tips

Talk your way to financial freedom

As you remove decorations and pack away the tree, it’s likely that bills from…

By Siobhan Leftwich

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Five Low-Cost Ways To Reduce Your Heating Bill

Keep your family-and your pockets-warm this winter

Heating costs are skyrocketing. Households will shell out a whopping $986 for heating this…

By Chanel A. Lee

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Getting Past The Past

I have a bachelor’s degree and I am currently working on certification to gain…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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He Said, She Said

Stay clear of gossip in the workplace with a mature attitude

As employees strive to achieve a healthy work-life balance by curtailing bad habits such…

By Akoto Ofori-Atta

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Let It Shine

Organization helps disadvantaged girls see their worth

“My mother would always say, ‘If they can keep you uneducated, they can control…

By George Alexander

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The New Schools

The most innovative and progressive programs offer the keys to increasing your professional market value

Executives at the top of their careers must stay in step with the market’s…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Mobile Snapshots

I know that digital cameras are now standard on most cell phones, but besides…

By Dale Coachman

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Make Relationships Count

CRM software that works

In the old days, all you needed to keep track of customers was a…

By Fiona Haley

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Growing Grass Roots Online

Have bloggers and social networks triggered a new protest movement?

National coverage of the “Jena 6″ case has lulled significantly since the September marches…

By Alwin Jones

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Double Duty

A new class of cell phones is attempting to combine the multiple features of…

By Robert S. Anthony

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Breaking Records

Harlem's DigiWaxx uses technology to redefine the music industry

Corey “CL” Llewellyn, 30, was barely out of his teens when he decided he…

By Anthony Calypso

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Follow My Lead

I am a 27-year-old elementary school teacher who’s passionate about educating children, but I’d…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Go Team!

Why building a cohesive organization is a necessary exercise

When key personnel began leaving the volunteer nonprofit he directed, Thomas Beauford, a vice…

By Angeli R. Rasbury

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Staying Engaged

Location, location

Andre Hughes, managing director of human capital for Accenture, says Dig Your Well Before…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Staying On Top

A seasoned professional offers strategies for sharpening your game-on and off the job

Name Gail Morales
Title Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Management, Initiative Governance Executive,
Bank of America
Location…

By Faith Chukwudi

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The Business of Beauty

I am a mother of two pursuing my dream of opening a nail salon,…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Laying The Groundwork

In developing personnel, the work takes place beforehand

Hiring the right employees is important for all companies, but for small-business owners, a…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Revitalizing Real Estate

Couple sails through sea of housing woes

Ask Christopher Garlin and Regina Mincey-Garlin why their small real estate firm is thriving…

By Ayana Dixon

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A Late Night Run

After-hours pediatric practice fills void for affordable urgent care

A visit to a hospital emergency room can be a traumatic experience for both…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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The Right Remedy

Entrepreneur's success is a matter of life and death

Leah Brown is helping to save lives. When pharma-ceutical companies want to conduct clinical…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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In Times of Need

I am in my 30s and was recently laid off. I have $50,000 in…

By Trevor Delaney

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A Precious Resource

Investing in the fate of fresh water

The price of oil may be flirting with $100 a barrel, but water may…

By Charles Keenan

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On Their Own

Bronx high school students open a bank branch

Eunice Somuah had never been on a job interview before. The 19-year-old senior at…

By Jessica Jones

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Taking Flight

Aerospace helped Alfred Jackson's portfolio take off

It looks like former NFL wide receiver Alfred Jackson, now a principal with Houston-based…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Beyond Earnings

Silas Myers says growth investing isn't all about chasing momentum

From all outward signs, what we can expect from the stock market in the…

By James A. Anderson

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Are You Ready To Do It Yourself?

Discipline and self-study can help you profit from online trading

James Johnson scoffs at the idea that investing should be left to professionals. “We…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Blacks Go Broadband

High-speed Internet adoption grows among African Americans

The percentage of black households with broadband Internet connections has nearly tripled since 2005.…

By Cliff Hocker

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Ceo Tapped For Perrier, Poland Springs

John J. Harris takes the helm of NestlÈ Waters

John J. Harris is hoping to increase NestlÈ’s share of the multibillion-dollar bottled water…

By Brenda Porter

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Training the Troops

Battlefield simulations bring growth to UNITECH

Universal Systems & Technology (UNITECH) (No. 52 on the be industrial/service 100 list with…

By Cliff Hocker

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ICV Capital’s new investment

Adds promotional company to its portfolio

New York City-based private equity investment firm ICV Capital Partners L.L.C. announced in October…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Black On Black Business

Moorehead buys Hank Aaron's Toyota Dealership

In a BE 100s deal, BMW/MINI of Sterling, Virginia (No. 20 on the be…

By Brenda Porter

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RS Information systems signs buyout deal

CEO Rodney Hunt to sell B.E. Company of the Year

RS Information Systems Inc. (No. 16 on the be industrial/service 100 list with $328…

By Alan Hughes

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Backtalk with Carlos Watson

CNN’s Carlos Watson has interviewed scores of world-famous people, from presidential hopefuls Barack Obama…

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Why Board Service Matters

When BLACK ENTERPRISE published its first exclusive report on black board service in 1973,…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The Barack Phenomenon, Pt. 3

Reporter’s Roundtable examines America’s readiness to elect U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as America’s first African…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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The Barack Phenomenon, Pt. 1

Reporter’s Roundtable examines America’s readiness to elect U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as America’s first African…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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The Barack Phenomenon, Pt. 2

Reporter’s Roundtable examines America’s readiness to elect U.S. Sen. Barack Obama as America’s first African…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Barack Obama for President

No one asked if America was ready to see a black man in Major…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Without Consent

Compensation sought for victims of North Carolinas sterilization program

When Mary English, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, was 22, a routine trip to the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Opportunity Investing

Africa, megacaps may offer a great balance of risk and reward

The emerging markets in Africa and the Middle East have too often been synonymous…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Why Barack Obama Should Be President

Six reasons america will elect him to the white house

Roughly 9,000 Democrats pack into Veterans Memorial Auditorium on a chilly mid-November night in Des…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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Get the RightMix

Stabilize your portfolio and make money in bonds, real estate, and gold

“It’s time for a change.” As the calendar turns to 2008, it’s more than…

By James A. Anderson

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The Next Generation

African Americans are _successfully launching _businesses earlier in life. Here are some who are _making strides in their _industries.

Who’s waiting around to grow up? Now more than ever, age is becoming less…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Where Did It All Go?

Nancy Nealious made some missteps in managing an inheritance

Nancy Nealious has been through a lot in a short time—and it’s taken a…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Leaving A Legacy

Patricia latimore and Bourdi Apreala build a comprehensive estate plan

It took a parent’s medical crisis to prompt Patricia Latimore and her husband, Bourdi…

By Cliff Hocker

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A Winter Tune Up

Recommendations to help you de-stress from holiday pressures

After the deadlines, budgets, and even the seasonal celebrations, it’s time to start the…

By Michael Andre Adams

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No Straight Lines

How video visionary Julien "Little X" Lutz creates his images

He doesn’t have clear recollection, but his mother says he’s been drawing since the…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Banking Blues

I’m worried about my FICO score. I opened and then closed two checking accounts…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Jump Ship On Your Wireless Contract

Leave your cell phone carrier without paying a fee

The cell phone industry tops the Better Business Bureau’s consumer complaint list with more…

By Nicole Norfleet

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Get Fit On A Dime

Resolve to be healthyand wealthythis New Year

Nearly 43 million people are members of health clubs across the United States, according…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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Giving Your All

I am the mother of two boys; one is autistic. Although I work full…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Women of Power

Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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