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Obama’s Report Card: One Year Later

An assessment of the president's first year in office

It has been one year since history was made in the U.S. with the inauguration…

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To Honor King’s Legacy, How Will You Serve?

As we prepare to honor Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with the National Day of…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Struggling Communities to Get $2 Billion for Renewal

Federal funds going to cities and states most affected by foreclosure crisis

The Obama Administration today awarded $2 billion in “neighborhood stabilization” funding to states, cities, and…

By John Simons

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Jesse Jackson Takes Aim at Banks

On first day of summit, Wall Street bankers put on blast

Jesse Jackson Sr. called for a second stimulus act to help Main Street and outlined…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Be Part of the Haitian Relief Effort

How to find family and where you can give

Where to send donations to help the earthquake-ravaged Port-au-Prince region of Haiti.

By Sonja Mack

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Don Thompson Named President, COO of McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp. has named Don Thompson president and chief operating officer of the company with…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Energy Experts to Blacks: Think Green

New technologies, opportunities explored at Black Enterprise forum

If African Americans hope to not only participate in the emerging green economy but also…

By Joyce Jones

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Congressional Leaders Begin Reconciling Healthcare Bills

Daunting task ahead as lawmakers fight over provisions

When members of the U.S. House of Representatives return to Washington this week, they will…

By Joyce Jones

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Golf Pioneer William Powell Dies

Visionary leaves America's first black-owned golf course as a lasting legacy

William Powell, an African American visionary who designed, built, owned and operated his own golf…

By Sonja Mack

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Remembering Percy E. Sutton

Friends, family share memories of civil rights titan

“Mentor, media mogul, entrepreneur, friend, WWII fighter, “The Chairman,” or just simply Dad or Uncle…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Poll: Christmas Spending Stayed Under $200

Shoppers tightened their belts this holiday season

‘Twas the season to … watch your spending. The yuletide spirit may have been in…

By Renita Burns

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Talking Points: Obama’s Economy

When Barack Obama took the national stage as president on that bitterly cold day last…

By Alan Hughes

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The Deal With Data Collection

A federal professional shares strategies for rolling out an extensive campaign

The decennial is a huge operation; it’s the largest domestic mobilization project that our country…

By Dale Coachman

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Obama on the Defense Against Black Politicians

Members of Congress and political pundits have grown louder in their frustration with the White…

By Renita Burns

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Tyra Banks Ending Talk Show

Media mogul plans to start movie studio

Supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Tyra Banks has announced that the current and fifth season of The Tyra Banks…

By Sonja Mack

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Percy E. Sutton: A Titan Worthy of Emulation

Memorial service for iconic business leader to be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Manhattan's Riverside Church

Percy Sutton never met a challenge too great for his boundless energy and intrepid spirit.…

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Houston: The Green Frontier

The oil capital of the U.S. looks to greener pastures

Houston is transitioning into the green space, diversifying its energy sources and creating green opportunities…

By Renita Burns

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We Can’t Forget the Poor in the Climate Change Debate

Initiatives must benefit the impoverished across the globe

As international climate talks conclude in Copenhagen, it is clear that we are on the…

By Dale Coachman

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Get Ready For Your 2010 Upgrade!

Help beta-test drive the latest enhancements to BlackEnterprise.com

In 2010, Black Enterprise will celebrate its 4oth anniversary as the nation’s No. 1 multi-media…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Phone Tag

Matt Carter moves Boost Mobile from a noncontender to a leader in its category by making all the right calls

In 2004, the “Where You At?” campaign distinguished Boost Mobile from other prepaid companies in…

By Sonia Alleyne

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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