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Randal Pinkett, one of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 1

Did you miss any of our first crop of BE Modern Men for 2017? 
This year’s…

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

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New Twitter Interface

Twitter: Oh You Fancy, Huh?

Twitter updates its platform with a redesign.

Remember all of the icons at the bottom of the screen that you used to:…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Bill Maher

BE Heard: Dear Black People: Stop Defending Bill Maher

Black Enterprise's Digital Manager Selena Hill on why Maher's use of the slur should be criticized

Black Enterprise asked our Instagram followers if Bill Maher should be fired for using the…

By Selena Hill

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Farewell

Obama Responds to Trump’s Decision to Exit the Paris Climate Agreement

Obama remains hopeful, even as Trump unravels the historic deal that combats global warming and climate change

Shortly after Trump’s announcement about the Paris Climate Agreement, Obama released a statement calling on…

By Selena Hill

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WE tv's Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Screening Event

Bow Wow and Crew Make Their Broadcast Debut on WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’

Let's just say, I've found my new reality TV obsession

Last night was the series premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. However, I was given a…

By Jordan Willard

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Here’s Why TV Host John Oliver is Crashing the FCC’s Website

It's the FCC versus late night TV comics

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John Oliver, the acerbic host of TV’s Last Week Tonight, issued a call-to-arms…

By Samara Lynn

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Ash Cash

Wealth Coach Ash Cash Says the Law of Attraction Is Just a Piece of the Puzzle to Success [Video]

It takes more than just positive thinking to create a life of abundance

Wealth coach and financial literacy guru Ash Cash shared some of the principles from his…

By Selena Hill

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Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You: 3 Ways to Avoid the Shea Moisture Mistake

Black business owners can avoid Shea Moisture's missteps with these tips from Black Enterprise's own in-house marketing rock star

Shea Moisture has recently joined the ranks of Pepsi and United Airlines—companies who ruffled more…

By Rochelle Turner

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Shea Moisture’s Painful Lesson in Marketing While Black

Shea Moisture's pain can provide an example to other black entrepreneurs

It all started late Monday afternoon. “Shea Moisture” was trending on Twitter. Typically, haircare products…

By Samara Lynn

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Maternity Leave

Women Are Crowdfunding Their Maternity Leave in Droves

Technology comes into play where policy fails

New parents are using sites such as Plumfund to fund both maternity leave as well…

By Samara Lynn

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Time 100

The 20 Black Honorees Featured on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

These influencers have reshaped the way we see the world

The 2017 “Time 100” list of the world’s most influential people includes a colorful array…

By Selena Hill

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Universal Basic Income

What Is Universal Basic Income, and Can It Help Black America?

If you didn't have to worry about money, what could you accomplish?

Universal Basic Income is the idea that the gov should provide all people a sufficient…

By Samara Lynn

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free stuff

15 Places to Get FREE Food and More on Tax Day

Take advantage of these Tax Day deals and giveaways!

Many people hate the idea of paying taxes, but there’s at least one good thing…

By Selena Hill

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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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Pepsi

Pepsi Apologizes for Releasing Its Worst. Ad. Ever. But Kendall Is Still Silent

The soda giant acknowledged that their new ad "missed the mark"

Pepsi issued an apology on Wednesday just one day after receiving a storm of backlash…

By Selena Hill

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race

Are Race Discussions on the Job Considered NSFW?

Like politics or religion, race shares the capacity to inflame or divide, yet respectful discussions about race render it appropriate for the workplace

In today’s world, in which nearly every major company supports “diversity” (at least, rhetorically), should…

By Stephen L. Ball

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Equal Pay Day

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Equal Pay Day

Learn how you can help to decrease the ongoing gender pay gap

As you join forces with women to advocate for the equity of women on Equal…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

The inspiration you need to get you through the rest of the week

Just in case you’re in need of an extra boost of encouragement, here’s a round-up…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

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

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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