The 31-year-old is best known for playing 'Harrison Wright' in the hit ABC series
Short has a history of run-ins with the law
The 31-year-old is best known for playing 'Harrison Wright' in the hit ABC series
Short has a history of run-ins with the law
Brown, 66, is running for public office in Shelby County
Would you vote for Judge Joe Brown?
Woods says he'll work with doctors to get healthy for Augusta
The Masters Tournament is now officially in jeopardy for Tiger Woods
Obama says Spartans will win it all
Tom Izzo and the Spartans are in the spotlight
Rates improve for athletes, columnist finds
Black graduation for players in the tournament is no longer March Madness.
Single-test rule is racially dicsriminatory, critics say
A lack of diversity at selective high schools in New York City has some critics…
Are you surprised by the sharp uptick in sales?
Oscar award night was a good one for 12 Years a Slave, and the week…
Nia Long talks co-starring with son Massai in the film 'Single Moms Club'
Nia Long can be found in countless movies over the course of her 43 years
Products and services sold overseas supporting more jobs
Will this hold up?
Software and services company Palantir takes the top spot, paying about $7,000 per month
Being an intern doesn’t sound so bad after all
Cicely Tyson honored by Michelle Obama at White House screening of 'A Trip to Bountiful'
Will you check it out?
Symposium tackles the issue of increasing the number of black women in science, technology, engineering and math related ndustries
How do we bring more young women into the field of STEM and keep them…
Hung jury in murder trial of unarmed teen fuels debate over shoot first laws
Many complexities in the latest round of judicial decisions
Verizon is providing a $60k grant to support this year's SmartPitch Challenge
This spring, a diverse group of young entrepreneurs from the City University of New York…
NEI awarded $76 million in grants which helped to create more than 675 companies
Working to return Detroit to its position as a global economic leader
The beneficiaries have been revealed
Nearly two months after his death, details of Nelson Mandela’s will have been released
Is the league ready for its first openly gay pro-football player?
The 24-year-old Sam, who just completed his senior season with the Missouri Tigers, has been…
Promoter said he's missing out on million-dollar pay day
The Love Playbook tackles relationship issues many women encounter
Last week Tuesday, Jan 28th, Lala Anthony’s book The Love Playbook went on sale
T.W Shannon to run for the remainder of Sen. Tom Coburn's term
Current speaker of the house for Oklahoma T. W. Shannon is entering the race for…
Four in 10 US students plan to start a business but face few opportunities to learn necessary skills
Young people are interested in starting their own businesses more than ever
The League of Young Voters deliver their State of The Youth Address
The League empowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process
Did you know this?
The state of Maryland has the highest percentage of millionaire families and black families who…
Mass wedding ceremony performed on stage during the show
Hip-Hop diva Queen Latifah officiated the on-stage marriages of 34 couples from all walks of…
Construction and manufacturing among industries driving increases
The increase is possibly the result of an uptick in domestic manufacturing
The video was teased during Sunday night’s Grammy Awards telecast and is available on the Lincoln YouTube channel
The collaboration with Blacc is Lincoln’s latest approach to surround cultural conversation of its vehicles…
The vision of the conference is to bring powerful, diverse women from around the world who are current and future leaders with a powerful message
The Give 1 Project will host its inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference in Dakar, Senegal March…
Love & Hip Hop down time leads to restaurant launch
Reality stars know the key to making money is staying relevant and staying diversified
Jan. 31 is the deadline for issuing W-2 or 1099-MISC for your small business employees
If you your business used a freelancer or subcontractor the deadline to provide wage and…
US Postal Service plans unveiling Black History Month stamps on January 31st
January is quickly coming to a close and with that brings the beginning of Black…
Have you heard of "skin tone memory bias"?
Do you think that people are judged according to the color of their skin?
J.C Penney will close stores by May in a plan to turnaround profits.
After a year and half of struggling, J.C Penney has decided to close 3% of…
Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes speaks out about the 2014 Diversity Award
Last Saturday the Director’s Guild of America held their award ceremony
Kerry Washington's pregnancy makes it hard for Olivia Pope to strut
Did you catch the finale?
Black Enterprise to present its highest recognition of women's achievement at the 2014 Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla
Black Enterprise will present the Legacy Awards, its highest recognition of women’s achievement, at the…
Shopping at local businesses could pump more than $100 million into Chicago's economy
Local First is launching a year-long program called Eat, Drink & Buy Local 365 to…
Earl G. Graves, Sr., the Founder and Publisher of BlackEnterprise talks the legacy of Mandela
Nelson Mandela left this mortal plane on Dec. 5, 2013, 22 years almost to the…
Image was released Thursday night via Twitter.
Image was released Thursday night via Twitter.
Mandela was revered as the father of the "Rainbow Nation"
Obama said he was especially impressed by Mandela’s efforts to reconcile blacks and whites during…
Mandela had been battling various illnesses
A hero for the world
Three teenage students were arrested while waiting for a bus to a scrimmage game
Three students in Rochester, NY were arrested the day before Thanksgiving for standing in front…
The annual charity event distributed more than 600 turkeys, 100 hams and other holiday dinner items to Detroit residents
Lincoln Motor Company teamed with some of the biggest names in the worlds of sports…
The last episode of "African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross" covers 1968-2013.
The series finale will detail the African American journey from 1968-2013
Text message insulted black people
Has this ever happened to you?
NAN and Rev. Al Sharpton meet with Macy's CEO to discuss racial profiling prevention
Sharpton stands up for those profiled while shopping
Google selected the Kansas City metro area for the roll-out of its Google Fiber service
Home to 2.5 million people, the Kansas City region offers the benefits of more than…
Are you going to pick up a copy?
The book, published by Cash Money Content, is his first in over a decade
Business owners believe nondiscrimination policies boost bottom lines
Senior House Republican aides say the bill is unlikely to come up in the chamber…
3 steps veterans can take to translate their military experience to civilian employment
In honor of Veterans Day, the Real Warriors Campaign offers advice for how to translate…
Jim Jones and Chrissy Lampkin discuss how gentrification has changed Harlem
Gentrification can be messy for the people that are displaced
Rob Brown was arrested in Macy's after purchasing a Movado watch for his mother birthday
Have you been racially profiled entering a store?
Ebony.com writer discusses her feelings on the American Apparel Halloween display
Did you ever see the display?
Activist Kevin Powell launches BK (Building Knowledge) Nation
The activist and author continues to give back
Jim Bonsall, the former CFO of Detroit, resigned amidst an investigation into distasteful comments referring to Trayvon Martin.
Detroit CFO, Jim Bonsall was reported asking “if he could shoot someone in a hoodie”
TV One introduces a news show to their lineup
The show entitled ‘NewsOne Now’ will cover news that affects the African American community
A racial slur left on a receipt, leads to a job suspension and then a $10,000 tip
Who said racism still isn’t an issue?
Kendra Rae Davis accuses her soon to be ex-husband of stealing from their joint account
Former Chicago Bulls player Antonio Davis is getting divorced from his wife of 19 years
Roughly 40 percent of respondents say the shutdown has impacted them
The government shutdown is severely impacting the $273 billion dollar business travel industry, creating uncertainty…
Jay Z and Beyonce the most powerful couple
Jay Z and Beyonce have been known as an “it” couple for quite some time
The Federal Reserve releases new $100 bills.
The new $100 dollar bill has made its way into circulation in an attempt by…
Our favorite comedian once hit rock bottom
Even the humblest of beginnings can have a great outcome
Italian pasta maker apologies for hurtful same-sex couples comments
Should he apologize?
Private equity firm the Carlyle Group has invested a minority stake in the rap mogul’s audio company
Beats Electronics, which makes colorful, pricey headphones branded by rapper and hip-hop mogul Dr Dre,…
Healthcare marketplaces open to self-employed and micro businesses
Here’s a tip sheet for small businesses on Obamacare
“Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce” brings together business leaders, educators and policy makers to Washington, D.C., during the CBC's Annual Legislative Weekend
Black Enterprise, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, presents “Today’s Business Crisis:…
Johnson is battling the issue of dropouts in low income areas.
Johnson continues to spread his influence across many areas
A tragic incident brings donations from hip-hop artists
The Game is taking his Robin Hood project very seriously
The Lake Mary Police Chief addresses the concerns of a citizen about Zimmerman's volatile nature.
The Police Chief in Lake Mary, Flordia where George Zimmerman currently resides is not a…
Officer used excessive force and did not have a reason to discharge his weapon.
Jonathan Ferrell was only seeking help for an accident before he was killed.
Last three Super Bowls only events to surpass the bout in sales
Seat Geek, an online event ticket search engine, reported to SBNation that the average ticket…
The state of New York okays allowing pet cemeteries to accept cremated human remains
A new regulation unveiled by the state of New York this month would allow pet…
An initial public offering for the social network giant is the biggest news since Facebook went public
In fewer than 140 characters, Twitter Inc. tweeted that it has filed confidential paperwork to…
Board taps Wall Street veteran to head major investment banking institution
While this is a milestone for African American women in finance, Shank points out that…
Drake sued over replication owl pendant.
Drake is being sued by the jeweler Baden Baden Inc for making replications of his…
After her child accuses his teacher of scratching him, Simone Baker, allegedly assaults the teacher.
Baker called the principal of the school to let him know that she was on…
The hairstyle policy has been amended to cover only personal hygiene.
Tiana Parker’s parents decided to move her to a new school because her hairstyle, dreadlocks,…
After hearing the heartbreaking story of Tiana Ricks death, The Game was motivated to donate funds for her funeral expenses.
Tiana Ricks didn’t know that she had been shot.
Bracknell says, "You'd think he'd get the heck out of Dodge."
George Zimmerman made headlines yesterday with news that he was arrested.
State had an increase in the impoverished due to 2009 economic crisis.
A study conducted by the Legal Services of New Jersey Poverty Research Institute shows that…
'Money' Mayweather gets sued over Game 7 tickets.
Court-side tickets to any major game or event will always cost big bucks, and…
Youngest leader in organization's history steps down after five years
Ben Jealous, 40, will step down from his post at the nation’s largest civil rights…
Business and civil rights organizations to draw attention to lack of minority contractors used on the team's new stadium
Levi Strauss has also come under attack by protestors.
BLACK ENTERPRISE’s report spotlights prominent African American director
The media company identifies 177 African American directors at S&P 500 companies and reveals 75…
Instagram crush leads to real life love.
Basketball player Andre Drummond has found love and it all started on Instagram.
Is the Pastor losing it?
What do you think of this?
Ariel Castro was found dead in his cell in what is believed to be a suicide.
The convicted kidnapper and rapist, Ariel Castro, was found dead in his cell Tuesday night…
De Blasio is frontrunner amongst blacks
With the third term of Mayor Bloomberg swiftly coming to an end a race is…
NAACP and KKK meet to discuss violence in Wyoming.
This past Saturday, leaders of the branches of the KKK and NAACP met in Casper,…
Richard Schmidt plead guilty to counterfeiting and federal gun charges.
An Ohio man, Richard Schmidt, who was under investigation for selling fake sports memorabilia was…
Gries claims that although she made racist comments she is in fact not a racist.
The CBS reality game show Big Brother evicted Aaryn Gries on the Thursday night show.…
Neo-nazi Craig Cobb hopes to get enough white supremacists to his settlement.
A community in North Dakota is rallying together to prevent one of their neighbors from…
Move adds 1,400 jobs to Motor City metro area
The automaker invested $555 million into the Flat Rock Assembly Plant, adding added a state-of-the-art,…
Treasury Department to treat legally married gay and lesbian couples the same as other spouses no matter where they reside
The new IRS ruling creates some complications for the 24 states that do not recognize…
Walsh punctuates his speech with an emphasis on the black family.
Not everyone was pleased by the strides that Black America has made in the 50…
Did you know this about the King of Pop?
The “King of Pop”, Michael Jackson, would have been 54 today
While not entirely positive, signs are pointing towards continued recovery
The economic outlook continues to be a mostly positive, albeit not entirely. Americans filing applications…
At the ceremony, President Obama shared names of casualties of foot soldiers on the front lines of the movement.
The speakers at “Let Freedom Ring Commemoration and Call To Action” used the event…
Do you question Johnny because he's filing suit two years later?
White man allegedly assaulted and insulted Gill
Higher wages, energy prices overseas could increase American exports
By 2020, higher US exports, combined with production work that will likely be “reshored” from…
20 historical facts that are not so common.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the historic march
Lamar Odom returns to Khole after speculation about separation
Odom has reportedly been taking hard drugs
Postage commemorates demonstrators on National Mall for 1963 March on Washington for jobs and freedom
The 1963 March on Washington limited-edition Forever commemorates the 50th anniversary of the historic milestone.
Jobs, immigration reform, voting rights, and LGBT equality are top priorities
Will you be there in support?
MLK’s youngest child struggles with separation of church and state
Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King, defends herself after making Anti Gay comments
The jobless numbers in 28 states worsened.
States continue to struggle.
Research shows pick-up in American factories
Major US manufacturers are reporting opening or expanding US operations in what could help ease…
Southern culinary cook off the hook as a judge rules white staffer cannot sue over racial discrimination against black coworkers
Race discrimination claims and a lawsuit filed by a former Savannah restaurant employee against Paula…
Candidates detail economic plans, articulate challenges of minority businesses
Made up of some of New York’s most powerful minority firms and entrepreneurs, the newly-formed…
Four African Americans among 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama will award 16 recipients with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, of which…
What Common Core means for black families
How to help your child prepare for the new Common Core State Standards
Author Noel King of Marketplace discusses the price people of color must pay to be accepted in America
“Respectability tax” is a term we invented. It refers to the extra lengths that some…
City is largest municipality to file
Detroit’s 16-page petition was filed in its U.S. Bankruptcy Court
KFC and VIBE magazine developed a custom video series celebrating famous fathers.
Dad’s are so important to every child’s life.
Customers can get a free 12 ounce Slurpee today at participating stores
7-Eleven has celebrated its birthday on July 11 for decades, but it wasn’t until 2002…
Bullies get more benefits than reprimands by supervisors
Reports say new study shows that workplace bullies are seeing more benefits than reprimands in…
Academic deans and university president at odds on financial direction of the school
Academic deans say CFO needs to go
Judge says the men waited too long to bring suit
Kevin Clash doesn’t have to face trial for sexual abuse
Martin Luther King Jr. blamed the riots on "general despair" over conditions for blacks in the area
Race- and class-related violence resulted in 34 deaths, thousands wounded and nearly $100 million in…
Jermaine Dupri has had a number of financial challenges the last few years
Dupri served with a new federal tax bill
Democratic congressman deleted the Tweet
Congressman from Minnesota calls Justice Clarence Thomas an ‘Uncle Tom’
Zimmerman defense team confirmed that the photo was of West
Bizarre and inappropriate photo of Zimmerman’s attorney surfaces
Wal-Mart, Target, and Home Depot are just a few of the companies that have cut ties with Paula Deen
Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen loses book deal
Critics push back on three-term mayor's "irresponsible rhetoric"
A spokesperson for Michael Bloomberg says critics are “fabricating outrage over an absolutely accurate comment.”
Both homes owned by the former congressman could be taken away
Motion to seize homes filed days before former congressman and his wife will be sentenced…
Toddler can read Shakespeare and speak three languages
Adam Kirby can do many things at the tender age of two that many of…
New law could have impact on decisions of other states, cities
A new law passed by New York City requires business owners and companies to provide…
Interim president did not say when the first return performance will happen
The school’s interim president says a zero-tolerance hazing policy will prevent the circumstance surrounding drum…
Drug company joins Target, Home Depot and Wal-Mart in distancing themselves from the celebrity cook
The former Food Network personality was paid $6 million for a two-year contract to promote…
Rev. Jackson says Paula Deen can be 'redeemed'
In an attempt to save her brand, Deen calls Rev. Jesse Jackson
Chick-fil-A has donated more than $5 million to anti-gay Christian groups
Chick-Fil-A president tweets, then deletes his opinion on DOMA
President has final term in office to establish legacy on the continent
For a second time, the president skips a visit to his father’s birthplace of Kenya.
Officially, the South African icon remains hospitalized in critical condition
Spokesman for the South African presidency says journalists have been unethical and wrong in their…
Trouble over the I Am versus i am OTHER moniker
Should Will.i.am have discussed his beef with Pharrell before taking legal action?
School's new dress code had stated: 'Afro-puffs and small twisted braids, with or without rubber bands are NOT permitted'
School apologizes for dress code perceived as racist
Young woman testifies hearing Trayvon saying "Get off. Get off," before the phone went dead
A star witness for the prosecution takes the stand
94-year-old South African statesman under close observation
Mandela’s condition has worsened
Dotson spoke openly about the pressures on African-American executives in a mostly white publishing industry
Prominent journalist led Ohio newspaper to a Pulitzer Prize for its series on race relations.
Woman was sentenced to death for the 1997 robbery and fatal stabbing of a retired professor
If it goes as planned, Kimberly McCarthy becomes the first woman put to death in…
Site was built in response to a Cheerios ad
Interracial couple creates online community for other mixed race families
Sources say the fan was intoxicated
Police investigate an altercation involving Scottie Pippen
Driving force behind challenge to race-based admissions says ruling will restore colorblind principles
With both sides claiming victory, blockbuster case is sent back to the lower court.
Russia does not have an extradition treaty with the U.S.
Edward Snowden is still at-large
Smithfield Foods operates world's largest slaughterhouse and meat processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina
Meat processor Smithfield Foods cuts ties with Paula Deen
A rep for the singer denies the allegations
Why can’t Chris stay out of trouble?
The George Zimmerman Trial is one of the biggest trials in Sanford's history
The NAACP will hold a town meeting offering Sanford community support
The following excerpts are from an exclusive interview with BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle
His campaign to become the first black to run the statehouse seeks advanced education, minority…
A brow-raising video resurfaces, showing Deen discussing race relations in the south
Black and white fans of the now former Food Network personality believe Deen isn’t racist…
Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized since June 8
Doctors say the African statesman’s condition has deteriorated
Under promotional deal, rapper's album is technically already platinum
Rules stipulate bulk album sales that are given away for free aren’t counted in total…
Barr would be the first Afro-Latina to serve as president of a country
Black Costa Rican woman running for president