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Obama Names Sotomayor to Supreme Court Weekly Address: Memorial Day Message Fact Sheet: Credit Card Holders Bill of Rights Obama on the Record: Credit Card Accountability Obama on the Record: National Security; Closing Guantanamo Obama Congratulates SBA Award Winners Recession Special: Pfizer Offers Free Drugs Obama on the Record: Fuel Efficiency Standards Weekly Address: Clean Energy and Healthcare Reform Piedmont to Manage Piece of TARP Pie Smith Graham to Increase Assets to Nearly $6 Billion in Acquisition Deal World Wide Technology Settles Discrimination Suit PRWT Services to Go Public 100. Worldwide Information Network Systems Inc. Community Banks Seek Congress Support at Summit Obama Signs Law for Civil Rights Project 99. Blackwell Consulting Services 98. InScope Solutions Inc. 97. CDO Technologies 96. Omar Inc. 95. PDME Inc. 94. B & S Electric Supply Co. Inc. 93. Systems Electro Coating 92. The Client Base Funding Group Inc. 91. Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd. 90. Jackmont Hospitality Inc. 89. Sanderson Industries Inc. 88. MPS Group Inc. 87. Systems Application Technology Inc. 86. Capstone Corp. 84. H.L.W. Fast Track Inc. 84. Bronner Brothers Inc. 83. Earl G. Graves Ltd. 82. Urban Settlement Service L.L.C. 81. Unibar Maintenance Services Inc. 80. ICBC Broadcast Holdings Inc. 79. The Peebles Corp. 77. SoBran Inc. 77. G & C Equipment Corp. 76. C. D. Moody Construction Co. 75. SENTEL 74. Facility Interiors Inc. 73. Jenkins Construction Inc. 72. The Neighborhood Development Co. 71. FSH Communications L.L.C. 70. CMI Management Inc. 69. New Horizons Baking Co. 68. C. H. James Restaurant Holdings L.L.C. 67. James Group International 66. Ozanne Construction Co. Inc. 65. Powers & Sons Construction Co. Inc. 63. NDR Energy Group L.L.C. 63. Beauchamp Distributing Co. 62. TV One 61. Advanced Systems Development Inc. (ASD) 60. Tec-Masters Inc. 59. Roberts Brothers Properties L.L.C. 57. Miles-McClellan Construction Co. Inc. 57. Carter Brothers 56. Raven Transport Co. Inc. 55. Datrose 54. Communication Technologies Inc. (COMTek) 52. V and J Holding Cos. Inc. 52. Sayers 40 Inc. 51. Roberts Hotels Group L.L.C. 50. Millennium Steel of Texas L.P. 48. PrimeSource FSE 48. Thor Construction Inc. 47. OMNIPLEX World Services Corp. 46. Hightowers Petroleum Co. 45. Brooks Food Group 44. Goods Movement Inc. 43. Health Resources Inc. 42. New Technology Steel L.L.C. 41. Sun State International Trucks L.L.C. 40. Bobcats Basketball Holdings L.L.C. 39. MIG-Visteon Automotive Systems L.L.C. 38. Calhoun Enterprises 37. MPS Trading L.L.C. 36. Trillion Communications Corp. 35. Warrior Group Inc. 34. American Product Distributors Inc. 33. The Bing Group 32. Manufacturers Industrial Group L.L.C. 31. Universal Systems & Technology Inc. (UNITECH) 28. Integrated Packaging Corp. 29. Millennium Steel Service L.L.C. 30. Baldwin Richardson Foods Co. 27. Harris & Ford L.L.C. 26. The Specialized Packaging Group Inc. 25. PRWT Services Inc. 24. The Gourmet Cos. 23. SET Enterprises Inc. 22. 1 Source Consulting Inc. 21. Mays Chemical Co. Inc. 20. Fair Oaks Farms L.L.C. 19. The Bartech Group 18. Global Automotive Alliance L.L.C. 17. Thompson Hospitality Fact Sheet: Workplace Practices Obama on the Record: Healthcare Costs 16. Converge 15. Johnson Publishing Co. 14. Harpo Inc. 13. Radio One Inc. 12. H.J. Russell & Co. 11. Anderson-DuBose Co. 10. Barden Cos. Inc. 9. Manna Inc. 8. RLJ Development L.L.C. 7. MV Transportation Inc. 6. ZeroChaos 5. ACT-1 Group 4. TAG Holdings L.L.C. 3. Bridgewater Interiors L.L.C. 2. CAMAC International Corp. 1. World Wide Technology Inc. Obama on the Record: Reforming Healthcare System White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Weekly Address: Credit Card Reform Bill Dave Bing Elected Detroit Mayor Six Ways to Spur Employee Creativity Fifteen Contenders Vying for Mississippi Mayoral Seat House Passes Credit Card Bill of Rights Obama Reflects on His First 100 Days Obama Administration: Cabinet and Key Positions Activist Visits High Court During Voting Rights Case Obama’s 100 Days on Front, Home Pages Sparring With New Media Day 100 Jarrett Lauds Obama’s First 100 Days Sojourner Truth Celebrated With a Bust at the Capitol Sen. Arlen Specter Switching to Democratic Party Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Pushes for Financial Literacy Lessons Day 99 Update: ‘Just in Case’ Specials Obama on the Record: Credit Cards Day 98 White House Briefing: Swine Flu Day 97 Weekly Address: Promoting Fiscal Discipline Day 96 Day 95 Day 94 Obama Presses for Credit Card Reform Credit Card Principles Obama on the Record: Holocaust Rememberance Obama’s Meeting with Representatives of the Credit Card Industry Day 93 Earth Day Proclamation

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Obama Names Sotomayor to Supreme Court

New Yorker would be first Hispanic on High Court

President Barack Obama named federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court…

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Weekly Address: Memorial Day Message

This Memorial Day weekend, Americans will gather on lawns and porches, fire up the grill,…

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Fact Sheet: Credit Card Holders Bill of Rights

President Obama signs Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act
WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama signs…

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Obama on the Record: Credit Card Accountability

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. Please, have a seat — I’m sorry. It is…

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Obama on the Record: National Security; Closing Guantanamo

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Please be seated. Thank you all for…

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Obama Congratulates SBA Award Winners

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. Good afternoon, everybody.
AUDIENCE: Good afternoon.
THE…

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Recession Special: Pfizer Offers Free Drugs

Company giving unemployed customers a break

It looks like mega pharmaceutical companies are jumping aboard the “recession insurance” bandwagon. A few…

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Obama on the Record: Fuel Efficiency Standards

President Obama gestures at auto industry leaders and government officials during the announcement of…

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Weekly Address: Clean Energy and Healthcare Reform

Good morning. Over the past few months, as we have put in place a…

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Piedmont to Manage Piece of TARP Pie

Historic deal a sign of confidence for firm

In what could be a landmark deal for Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC (No. 10 on…

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Smith Graham to Increase Assets to Nearly $6 Billion in Acquisition Deal

Companys revenues set to triple, even in dismal market

Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors L.P. (No. 8 on the BE Asset Managers list…

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World Wide Technology Settles Discrimination Suit

Top B.E. 100s company may face more cases in future

When Earnest Ryals filed a $3.5 million racial discrimination lawsuit against his former employer back…

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PRWT Services to Go Public

Pharmaceutical manufacturer to retain minority ownership

PRWT Services Inc. (No. 57 on the B.E. Industrial/Service 100 list with $76 million in…

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100. Worldwide Information Network Systems Inc.

Founded by Ulysese Jefferson in 2001, Worldwide Information Network Systems (WINS) is the sixth largest…

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Community Banks Seek Congress Support at Summit

Proposal to downsize large banks top discussion

This week nearly 700 local bank administrators and owners are gathering on Capitol Hill this…

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Obama Signs Law for Civil Rights Project

Historic period to be documented via video, audio

President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday a bill that requires the Library of Congress…

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99. Blackwell Consulting Services

Founded by Robert Blackwell Sr. in 1992, Blackwell Consulting Services is the eighth largest black-owned…

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98. InScope Solutions Inc.

InScope Solutions Inc. began as Divya in 1997. Shortly after its creation, the company was…

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97. CDO Technologies

Alphonso Wofford founded CDO Technologies in 1995 with just one employee. Today, CDO Technologies is…

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96. Omar Inc.

Founded by Willie Wilson in 1997, Omar Inc. is the seventh largest black-owned company in…

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95. PDME Inc.

Founded in 1994, by P.D. Morrison, PDME is the seventh largest black-owned company in Texas.…

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94. B & S Electric Supply Co. Inc.

Founded in 1977, B&S Electric Co. is the eighth largest African American-owned company in Georgia. …

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93. Systems Electro Coating

Systems Electro Coating (SEC) was formed in 2001 as a joint venture between Systems Consultants…

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92. The Client Base Funding Group Inc.

The Client Base Funding Group Inc. is parent company of Americus Credit Group and U.S.…

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91. Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd.

Founded by Roland Parrish in 1989, Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd. is the second largest minority-owned…

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90. Jackmont Hospitality Inc.

Founded by Daniel Halpern, Brooke Jackson Edmond, and the late Maynard Jackson in 1994, Jackmont…

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89. Sanderson Industries Inc.

Rory Sanderson founded Sanderson Industries Inc. in 1965 as a manufacturer of speakers for the…

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88. MPS Group Inc.

Founded by Charlie J. Williams in 1995, MPS Group Inc. is the thirteenth largest minority-owned…

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87. Systems Application Technology Inc.

Founded by Timothy J. Adams in 1989, Systems Application Technology Inc. is the fifth largest…

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86. Capstone Corp.

Founded by William J. Moore III in 1986, Capstone Corp. is the ninth largest black-owned…

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84. H.L.W. Fast Track Inc.

Founded by Herb Washington in 1980, H.L.W. Fast Track Inc. is the nation’s largest African…

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84. Bronner Brothers Inc.

Founded by brothers Nathaniel and Arthur Bronners in 1947, Bronner Brothers Inc. is the nation’s…

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83. Earl G. Graves Ltd.

Since 1970, Earl G. Graves Ltd. has provided essential business information and advice to professionals,…

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82. Urban Settlement Service L.L.C.

Founded by Charles S. Sanders in 1998, Urban Settlement Service L.L.C. is the second largest…

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81. Unibar Maintenance Services Inc.

Founded in 1985, Unibar Maintenance Services Inc. is one of the nation’s leading black-owned utility…

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80. ICBC Broadcast Holdings Inc.

Founded by former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton  in 1971, Inner City Broadcast Holdings Inc.…

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79. The Peebles Corp.

Founded by R. Donahue Peebles in 1987, The Peebles Corp. is one of the nation’s…

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77. SoBran Inc.

In 1987, Amos Otis founded SoBran Inc., a technical and professional services company, with nothing…

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77. G & C Equipment Corp.

Founded by California State Commissioner Gene Hale  in 1981, G&C Equipment Corp. is the nation’s…

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76. C. D. Moody Construction Co.

Founded by C. David Moody Jr. in 1988, C.D. Moody Construction Co. is the fourth…

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75. SENTEL

Climbing 15 places on the BE Industrial/Service list, SENTEL is the eighth largest black-owned company…

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74. Facility Interiors Inc.

Moving up seven places on the BE Industrial/Service list, Facility Interiors is the fifth largest…

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73. Jenkins Construction Inc.

Making its debut on the BE Industrial/Service list, Jenkins Construction Inc. is the second largest…

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72. The Neighborhood Development Co.

The Neighborhood Development Co. is the second largest minority-owned real estate development firm in the…

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71. FSH Communications L.L.C.

Founded by Donald Goens in 2004, FSH Communications L.L.C. is the largest minority-owned telecommunications company…

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70. CMI Management Inc.

Climbing 10 places on the BE Industrial/Service list, CMI Management Inc. is the seventh largest…

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69. New Horizons Baking Co.

Founded in 1995, New Horizons Baking Co. is the largest food manufacturer and distributor in…

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68. C. H. James Restaurant Holdings L.L.C.

C.H. James Restaurant Holdings L.L.C. is the fifth largest black-owned company in Illinois. C.H. James…

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67. James Group International

Climbing eleven places on the BE Industrial/Service list, James Group International is one of the…

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66. Ozanne Construction Co. Inc.

Ozanne Construction Co. Inc., founded by Dominic Ozanne in 1956, is the second largest construction…

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65. Powers & Sons Construction Co. Inc.

Founded by Mamon Powers in 1967, Powers & Sons Construction Co. Inc. is the largest…

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63. NDR Energy Group L.L.C.

NDR Energy Group L.L.C. is the nation’s third largest black-owned energy management and services companies;…

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63. Beauchamp Distributing Co.

Founded by Patrick Beauchamp in 1973, Beauchamp Distributing Co. is one the nation’s pioneering alcoholic…

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62. TV One

TV One is a portfolio company of Radio One Inc. – the largest radio broadcaster…

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61. Advanced Systems Development Inc. (ASD)

Advanced Systems Development Inc. (ASD) provides information technology (IT) solutions for government agencies across the…

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60. Tec-Masters Inc.

Founded by Marvin Carroll in 1988, Tec-Masters Inc. provides domestic and international technical support for…

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59. Roberts Brothers Properties L.L.C.

Founded by brothers Michael and Steven Roberts in 1979, the Roberts Properties L.L.C is a…

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57. Miles-McClellan Construction Co. Inc.

Moving up 17 places on the BE Industrial/Service 100 list, Miles-McClellan Construction Co. Inc. is…

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57. Carter Brothers

Founded by brothers and business partners John Carter and Cris Carter in 2001, Carter Brothers…

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56. Raven Transport Co. Inc.

Founded by W. Randolph Lee in 1985, Raven Transport Co. Inc. is one of the…

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55. Datrose

Datrose, climbing 27 places on the BE Industrial/Service 100 list, is one of the leading…

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54. Communication Technologies Inc. (COMTek)

Communication Technologies Inc. (COMTek) CEO Joseph Fergus left a thriving career at AT&T Bell Laboratories…

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52. V and J Holding Cos. Inc.

Brother and sister business partners Valerie Daniels-Carter and John Daniels founded V and J Holding…

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52. Sayers 40 Inc.

Sayers 40 Inc. is the largest minority- and woman-owned information technology (IT) services firm. The…

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51. Roberts Hotels Group L.L.C.

Founded by brothers Michael and Steven Roberts in 2003, the Roberts Hotels Group L.L.C. is…

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50. Millennium Steel of Texas L.P.

Millennium Steel Services of Texas L.P. is the sister company of Millennium Steel Service L.L.C.
Founded…

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48. PrimeSource FSE

PrimeSource FSE was originally launched in 1986 as PepsiCo Food Systems – a division of…

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48. Thor Construction Inc.

Thor Construction Inc. is one of the world’s leading black-owned commercial real estate development companies.…

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47. OMNIPLEX World Services Corp.

Founded by Julien Patterson in 1990, OMNIPLEX World Services Corp. is one of the fastest-growing…

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46. Hightowers Petroleum Co.

Hightowers Petroleum Co. is the second largest minority fuel supplier in the country and the…

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45. Brooks Food Group

Brooks Food Group is one of the nation’s leading food service companies owned and operated…

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44. Goods Movement Inc.

Goods Movement Inc. (GMI) was formed in 2006 after the merger of Total Transportation Services…

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43. Health Resources Inc.

Health Resources Inc. is the largest African American-owned pharmaceutical services company in the state of…

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42. New Technology Steel L.L.C.

New Technology Steel L.L.C., operational until January 2009, was the largest minority- and woman-owned steel…

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41. Sun State International Trucks L.L.C.

Sun State International Trucks L.L.C. is the largest African American-owned franchise of the West Central…

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40. Bobcats Basketball Holdings L.L.C.

BET Founder Robert L. Johnson is majority owner of the Bobcats Basketball Holdings L.L.C.–the parent…

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39. MIG-Visteon Automotive Systems L.L.C.

MIG-Visteon Automotive Systems L.L.C. is a joint venture established between Manufacturers Industrial Group L.L.C. (No.…

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38. Calhoun Enterprises

Calhoun Enterprises consists of seven family-owned subsidiaries providing diverse services from food and beverage distribution…

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37. MPS Trading L.L.C.

MPS Trading L.L.C. is the second largest minority-owned scrap metal processing and management company in…

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36. Trillion Communications Corp.

Trillion Communications Corp. is the largest black-owned high-end telecommunications equipment distributor and installer. Founded in…

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35. Warrior Group Inc.

The Warrior Group Inc. is the nation’s largest minority- and woman-owned commercial construction company. In…

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34. American Product Distributors Inc.

With revenues topping more than $125 million in 2008, American Product Distributors Inc. is North…

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33. The Bing Group

The Bing Group, lead by former NBA star Dave Bing, is one of Michigan’s largest…

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32. Manufacturers Industrial Group L.L.C.

BE 100s CEO Andre Gist operates two of the nation’s largest black-owned companies: Manufacturers Industrial…

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31. Universal Systems & Technology Inc. (UNITECH)

Previously ranked No. 41 on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list, UNITECH moved up 13 places…

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28. Integrated Packaging Corp.

Integrated Packaging Corp. is New Jersey’s largest black-owned and operated company. The New Brunswick, New…

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29. Millennium Steel Service L.L.C.

Millennium Steel Service L.L.C. and Millennium Steel of Texas (No. 50 on the 2009 BE…

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30. Baldwin Richardson Foods Co.

Baldwin Richardson Foods Co. is Illinois’ largest minority-owned food service supplier. The company was created…

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27. Harris & Ford L.L.C.

BE Industrial/Service Companies sophomore company Harris & Ford L.L.C moved up 12 places from No.…

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26. The Specialized Packaging Group Inc.

Founded 23 years ago, The Specialized Packaging Group Inc. is an innovative leader in the…

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25. PRWT Services Inc.

Last year was a stellar one for PRWT Service Inc. who moved up 32 places…

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24. The Gourmet Cos.

For more than 30 years, The Gourmet Cos. has been a food-service industry leader. The…

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23. SET Enterprises Inc.

In 1989, BE 100s CEO Sid Taylor ended his corporate career at auto giant General…

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22. 1 Source Consulting Inc.

Revenue growth leader 1 Source Consulting Inc has demonstrated a 164.53% compound annual growth rate…

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21. Mays Chemical Co. Inc.

Mays Chemical Co. Inc. is Indiana’s largest black-owned business. Since its inception in 1980, the…

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20. Fair Oaks Farms L.L.C.

Making its debut at No. 20 on the 2009 BE Industrial/Service Companies list is Fair…

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19. The Bartech Group

For the second consecutive year, The Bartech Group has taken the No. 19 spot on…

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18. Global Automotive Alliance L.L.C.

With revenues of $261.2 million in 2008, Global Automotive L.L.C. is the third largest minority-owned…

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17. Thompson Hospitality

When Warren Thompson founded Thompson Hospitality L.L.C. in 1992, he had just acquired 31 Bob’s…

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Fact Sheet: Workplace Practices

All over the country, innovative ideas are being implemented in the workplace to improve the…

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Obama on the Record: Healthcare Costs

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. We just had a wonderful conversation that is a…

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16. Converge

With more than $300 million in revenues in 2008, Converge is the largest minority-owned electronics…

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15. Johnson Publishing Co.

In 1942, pioneering publisher John H. Johnson and the NEGRO DIGEST founded Johnson Publishing Co.…

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14. Harpo Inc.

From television and radio to films and print, Harpo Inc. is one of the most…

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13. Radio One Inc.

Founded by media mogul Cathy Hughes in 1980, Radio One Inc. is the nation’s largest…

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12. H.J. Russell & Co.

H.J. Russell founder Herman Russell is one of Atlanta’s most celebrated entrepreneurs. In the 1950s,…

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11. Anderson-DuBose Co.

In just one year, Anderson-DuBose Co. has moved up nine places on the BE Industrial/Service…

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10. Barden Cos. Inc.

With a career spanning 40 years, BE 100s CEO Don Barden has established successful ventures…

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9. Manna Inc.

Despite the current economic climate, fast food franchisee Manna Inc. remains one of the largest…

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8. RLJ Development L.L.C.

BET Founder Bob Johnson is the first entrepreneur to have more than three companies on…

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7. MV Transportation Inc.

As the nation’s largest private provider of paratransit services, Fairfield, California-based MV Transportation Inc. has…

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6. ZeroChaos

Orlando, Florida-based ZeroChaos is one of the largest and fastest growing minority-owned companies in the…

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5. ACT-1 Group

Rounding out the top five on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list is innovative employment agency…

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4. TAG Holdings L.L.C.

When TAG Holdings L.L.C. made its debut on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list in 2002…

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3. Bridgewater Interiors L.L.C.

For the third consecutive year, Detroit-based Bridgewater Interiors L.L.C. remains the nation’s third-largest black-owned company.…

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2. CAMAC International Corp.

When Nigerian-born entrepreneur Kase Lawal founded CAMAC International Corp. in 1986, the company traded barley,…

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1. World Wide Technology Inc.

Coming in at No. 1 on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list for the sixth consecutive…

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Obama on the Record: Reforming Healthcare System

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White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you, everybody. Good evening. You know,…

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Weekly Address: Credit Card Reform Bill

Good morning. I want to briefly share some news about our economy, and talk about…

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Dave Bing Elected Detroit Mayor

BE 100s businessman will complete Kilpatricks term

In what Detroit newspapers called “a stunning victory” local businessman Dave Bing was elected mayor…

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Six Ways to Spur Employee Creativity

Strategies for keeping your workers productive

Times are tough, and your employees are feeling the pinch brought on by the faltering…

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Fifteen Contenders Vying for Mississippi Mayoral Seat

Jackson candidates shift blame on dilapidated streets, houses

As the poorest state capital in the country, Jackson, Mississippi is rich in mayoral candidates…

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House Passes Credit Card Bill of Rights

Votes to limit fees, interest rates

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 637, the Credit Card Bill of Rights,…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Reflects on His First 100 Days

President discusses accomplishments, challenges

When asked at last night’s news conference what “surprised” him most about his role as…

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Obama Administration: Cabinet and Key Positions

Obama Administration: Cabinet and Key Positions

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Activist Visits High Court During Voting Rights Case

Texas company challenging provision of act

Civil rights activist Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), visited the U.S. Supreme Court today as Justices…

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Obama’s 100 Days on Front, Home Pages

After 100 days in office, President Barack Obama is receiving worldwide attention.  (Click here for…

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Sparring With New Media

HBO targets younger viewers through Web advertising

Kery Davis, senior vice president of programming at HBO Sports, is responsible for overseeing negotiations…

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Day 100

Obama, Biden and newly Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter addressed the media about the Pennyslvania senator’s…

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Jarrett Lauds Obama’s First 100 Days

Between budgets and recovery plans the Presidents focus is healing the economy

Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama spoke to African American media today about…

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Sojourner Truth Celebrated With a Bust at the Capitol

Hundreds gather to celebrate icon

Hundreds of people — mostly women, a majority of them African American — packed the…

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Sen. Arlen Specter Switching to Democratic Party

GOP lawmaker decision would boost Senate majority

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter announced he is switching political affiliation to the Democratic Party, a…

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Pushes for Financial Literacy Lessons

NYSE event highlights importance of money savvy

Duncan Niederauer NYSE CEO, John Hope Bryant, vice chairman of the U.S. President’s Advisory…

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Day 99

After being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as health and human services secretary,…

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Update: ‘Just in Case’ Specials

More companies are joining the brigade to get you to open up your wallet

If you read my earlier post on Just in Case specials you know that companies…

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Obama on the Record: Credit Cards

THE PRESIDENT: Well, I just had a constructive meeting with the heads of many…

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Day 98

The president gave assurances on swine flu, saying the flu outbreak in Mexico is a…

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White House Briefing: Swine Flu

PRESS BRIEFING ON SWINE INFLUENZA BYSECRETARY NAPOLITANO, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, JOHN BRENNAN, ASSISTANT TO…

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Day 97

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is joined by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs during…

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Weekly Address: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Good morning. Over the last three months, my Administration has taken aggressive action to confront…

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Day 96

In his weekly address, Obama asked Congress to pass legislation that would require members to…

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Day 95

Obama is briefed by Scott Gration, special envoy for Sudan, on his recent trip to…

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Day 94

Obama stirred controversy when he told credit card company executives that there is a lack…

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Obama Presses for Credit Card Reform

President urges card companies to adopt more consumer friendly practices

President Barack Obama met with top executives from 14 credit card companies today at the…

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Credit Card Principles

President Obama met with representatives from the credit card industry this afternoon to discuss the…

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Obama on the Record: Holocaust Rememberance

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Please be seated. Thank you very much. …

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Obama’s Meeting with Representatives of the Credit Card Industry

Today, the President will meet with the representatives of the credit card industry in…

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Day 93

On Earth Day, Obama made an appearance at a wind turbine manufacturing plant in Iowa…

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Earth Day Proclamation

The story of the United States is inextricably tied to our vital natural resources. As…

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Women of Power

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10 African Women of Power

From global ambassadors to young international leaders, these 10 African women have truly showcased what…

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[RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women

The Activate Conference, held Sept. 20 at the Times Center in NYC, featured speakers Keke…

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