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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

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Oprah Winfrey to Launch New Line of Food Products

Oprah's Kitchen is expected to offer everything from beverages to bacon

Network owner and entertainment media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her scope of…

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Day In The Life: Meet Mandy Marcus Of Venture For America

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Mandy Marcus, Community Growth Associate at Venture for America details what a day in the…

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Day in the Life: Meet Lizzy Divine of DoSomething.org

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Ever wonder what working for a nonprofit would be like? Lizzy Divine shares a day…

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Day in the Life: Meet Carlos Ray of Magic Johnson Enterprises

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Carlos Ray of Magic Johnson Enterprises shares a day in the life.

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Minority Entrepreneurs: A Big Part of Detroit’s Comeback

Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co Jamie Dimon says The Motor City is a place that welcomes and encourages business investment

Today, Detroit is home to over 61,000 small businesses. Minority entrepreneurs play a big role…

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Small Business Groups React to New Employee Overtime Rule

Paying employees what they earn undercuts business growth

Every week, millions of Americans work more than 40 hours a week but do not…

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

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Emerging CEO Plans on Changing the Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 2

Alita Gregg talks financial literacy.

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5 Important Points to Keep in Mind When Working With Millennials

Millennials now represent a large portion of employed workers. Why do myths about how to retain them still persist?

Do you want to know how to successfully work with millennials? Check out these five…

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What You Need To Know About Entrepreneurship

5 lessons on entrepreneurship from one of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

The son of preacher man, jazz musician and BE 100s CEO, Quintin E. Primo III…

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Lemonade Sippin’: 3 Beyoncé-Inspired Boss Moves for Young Entrepreneurs

Take a cue from the 'Queen' on launching new initiatives and pivoting your brand

Megastar Beyoncé has once again changed the album-dropping game with “Lemonade.” If you’re a young…

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Can EEOC New Document Stop Employers From Being Racists?

Fact sheet to help business owners better understand employment anti-discrimination laws

When you have billionaire businessmen like Republican Presidential Frontrunner Donald Trump making inflammatory remarks about…

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Rihanna Launches Her Own Beauty Line

The music superstar has inked a $10 million deal to launch Fenty Beauty by Rihanna to hit stores nationwide in 2017

Once again proving that she is a multimillion dollar brand and savvy businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna…

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Accounting Mistakes Entrepreneurs Must Avoid To Succeed, Are You Guilty of the Top 5?

Don't let poor money management kill your chances for business success

Don’t let these top five common accounting mistakes kill your business and ruin your chances…

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Nas Talks About His Love for Hennessy and Venture Capital

Learn how the hip-hop artist, entrepreneur and startup investor is pushing the limits of his potential

2016 marks the 4th year in a row that the rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and…

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Steve Harvey and Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett Team Up For Business Competition Series

ABC orders 13 episodes of the seed-funding business competition series

Two of reality television’s biggest names are joining forces. Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett and…

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11 African American Cannabis Entrepreneurs You Should Know (Part 2)

From marketing, media and tech, check out part 2 of our list of African American 'ganjapreneurs'

From marketing, media and tech, check out part 2 of our list of African American…

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Black Millionaires Corner: ChemicoMays’ Leon Richardson Nurtures Emerging Entrepreneurs

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company.

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T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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