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Real Times Media

Real Times Media Hoping to Expand Reach With National Digital Brand Acquisition

Hiram E. Jackson seeks entry into the digital media realm

Shortly after purchasing the Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine, Hiram Jackson, CEO of Real Times Media,…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Federal Reserve Bank

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank Names First Black Man as Its President

Raphael Bostic has been appointed as the Fed's first black regional bank chief

For the first time in its 103-year history, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has…

By Selena Hill

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Michael Brown

SXSW Documentary Shocks with Different Account of Michael Brown Case

"Stranger Fruit," which debuted at SXSW, suggests the claim that Michael Brown robbed a store prior to his death is a lie

Jason Pollock’s documentary shown at SXSW last weekend suggests that robbery allegations were used to…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump ban

Trump Ban Fallout: The Rise in Deportation Scams

If parents being separated from children isn't sad enough, undocumented immigrants are also being preyed upon by scammers

In the aftermath of being scammed, undocumented immigrants often have little or no recourse to…

By Samara Lynn

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woman

Looking Back @ the ‘Day Without a Woman’ Protest

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, women united together to stand up for their rights

Thousands of women around the country refrained from going to work, doing household chores, and…

By Selena Hill

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Ben Carson

Ben Carson Confuses Slaves for ‘Immigrants’

Another major gaffe on race from the Trump administration

On Monday, Ben Carson referred to African slaves brought to American as “immigrants” who were…

By Selena Hill

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a day without women

A Day Without a Woman: What Black Women Really Think

Is A Day Without a Woman for everyone, or only the chosen few?

Learn about A Day Without A Woman and why millions of women across the country…

By Maryann Reid

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researchers

Researchers: High Social Media Use Makes Young People Feel Lonely

The more you Facebook, the more isolated you may feel

A report from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reveals that a large amount of…

By Samara Lynn

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work

This Is Why Women Are Refusing to Do Any Work Today

Today, women are demanding respect for the labor they contribute at their jobs, in their homes, and to the economy

Instead of working, women are participating in A Day Without A Woman, a campaign aimed…

By Selena Hill

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Empathy

Reflecting During a Day of Empathy and the Fight to Raise the Age

With a little empathy, we can put an end to the vicious cycle created by the prison industrial complex, and give children justice instead of juries

At the Day of Empathy town hall, I saw a way to put an end…

By Stanley Fritz

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Uber's CEO

6 Times Uber’s CEO Got Dragged

Travis Kalanick is having a bad week

Kalanick keeps getting into all sorts of trouble that leaves many Silicon Valley watchers left…

By Samara Lynn

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HBCU Summit

Morgan State University President Slams Betsy DeVos Over HBCU Remark

Dr. David Wilson says DeVos' remarks about HBCU's were an "unfortunate choice of words"

Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, told BE that Betsy DeVos’ comments were an…

By Selena Hill

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100 days

Civil Rights and Womens Groups Respond to President Trump’s Address to Congress

Alarming concern over policies and issues impacting women and people of color

Civil Rights and Women Groups Respond To President Trump’s Address To Congress with alarming concern…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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healthcare

We Must Defend Healthcare Access As A Right of All Americans

Any changes or amendments to Obamacare must do nothing but improve and expand access, not limit or eliminate it

In the wealthiest country on the planet, access to affordable and quality healthcare should be…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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100 days

Trump Administration Sees Recreational Marijuana Users as Addicts and Criminals

Justice Department could crack down, increasing enforcement of federal marijuana drug laws in legal states

The White House’s controversial decision to rescind federal protections barring schools from discriminating against transgender…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black history

In Case You Missed It: Celebrating Black History

A roundup of some of the stories we published here at Black Enterprise celebrating our culture and history

This year throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise published a number of articles celebrating our…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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