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Startup Launches Ugly Sweater Line to Empower Black Entrepreneurs

Proceeds from Black upStart's humorous line of ugly Christmas sweaters will fund the launch of a school for black entrepreneurs

Black upStart is using funding raised through their Christmas ugly sweater line to build a…

By Jared Brown

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Shelby Harris

A Popcorn Passion Leads CEO Shelby Harris to Purpose

Shelby Harris sat down with Black Enterprise to discuss how pressing pause on plucking the…

By Crystal I. Berger

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Juicing

Entrepreneur’s Passion for Juicing Translates to Success [Part 2]

Part 2 of Chris Goode's story as a juicer and entrepreneur on a mission

Entrepreneur Chris Goode wants to spread his passion for juicing and love of a healthy…

By Kali Wilder

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Juicing

How Juicing Changed this Entrepreneur’s Life [Part 1]

Kansas City’s Chris Goode is on a mission to honor the departed by inspiring the living by way of Ruby Jean's Juicery

Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean’s Juicery in Kansas City, talks about his passion, purpose,…

By Kali Wilder

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Castrol

Castro Did Business With Black Farmers, Not the U.S. Government

Cuba purchased more than $20 million in goods from black farmers in 2003

As news broke that the former Cuban President Fidel Castro was dead at age 90,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Motown

Ford Motor Invests $6M in Motown Museum Expansion

Berry Gordy’s famous Hitsville U.S.A. house to get a total $50 million upgrade

Motown legend Berry Gordy helped create a trailblazing new sound in American music. He formed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Miami Heat

This Miami Heat Forward Is Bringing More Jobs to the City

JFC Miami business to open Starbucks and Einstein Bros. Bagels locations

Learn about Miami Heat Forward Udonis Haslem plans to open two new Starbucks and two…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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AMC

RLJ Entertainment Partners With AMC Networks To Deliver Diverse Streaming Content

Bob Johnson to receive $65 million investment to accelerate distribution of content on the Urban Movie Channel

Find out why AMC Networks if partnering with BET Founder Bob Johnson and giving him…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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day job

5 Part-time Franchise Opportunities for Your Side Hustle (Don’t Quit Your Day Job)

Get your feet wet in business ownership or gain additional, passive income through franchises

You don’t have to quit your day job to own a business. There are plenty…

By Nancy E Williams

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Nicole Valentine

Corporate to Consultant: Nicole Valentine Uses Mergers and Acquisitions to Dominate in Small Business

Helping small businesses dominate in any industry

Business success advice from Nicole Valentine, an entrepreneur who left her comfy role at a…

By Crystal I. Berger

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Oprah

New Book Tells the Story of Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words

'OWN IT: Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words' is a collection the media mogul's thoughts, words, and actions

Oprah has become an inspiration for audiences around the world. Her message—to live one’s best…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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IntimacyMoons

5 Things I Learned On A Love Retreat In Barbados

Marissa Nelson takes couples and singles away on "love retreats"

Learn more about this relationship counseling company that takes you on a love retreat to…

By Maryann Reid

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#facesoffounders

Online Campaign Launches At White House SXSL To Showcase Millions Of Diverse Startup Founders

#FacesofFounders to breakdown stereotypes about who can be an entrepreneur

Today companies led by women founders of color are the fastest growing businesses in the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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david de la cruz

Interview With New York Fashion Week Designer David De La Cruz

One of the foremost stylists talks Aailyah, fashion, and designers of color

Designer David De La Cruz and his models will hit the runway at New York…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Robin Wilson

After 16 Years in Business, Eco-Designer Robin Wilson Shares the Secrets to Her Success

Black Enterprise's 2008 Innovator of the Year Award recipient, Robin Wilson, advises entrepreneurs on effective strategies for sustaining a successful business

New York City Interior Designer Robin Wilson is going 16 years strong in business, having…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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#PitchLeBronContest

NBA Star LeBron James To Endorse African American Female Entrepreneur

Yolanda's Construction beat outs the competition in CNBC's Cleveland Hustles #PitchLeBronContest

An African American woman-owned business, Yolanda’s Construction Administration & Traffic Control, has won over NBA…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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private prisons

Department of Justice Will Stop Using For-Profit Private Prisons

Studies show that privately owned prisons are more about making profits and less about rehabilitating inmates

The U.S. Department of Justice will stop contracting with for-profit prison operators. Deputy Attorney General…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Clinton blackface

Can Clinton Break Barriers for Black Businesses?

Presidential nominee lays out strategy to support entrepreneurship and small business growth

Hillary Clinton pledged to invest $25 billion to support entrepreneurship and small business growth in…

By Jared Brown

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black businesses

#BlackBizMatters: Spending $1.2 Trillion Black Buying Power With Black Businesses

Buying products and services from black-owned businesses helps them to grow and to employ other African Americans

Circulating dollars into black-owned businesses is critical to those businesses—it enables them to keep their…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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customer satisfaction

#BlackBizMatters: How to Up Your Customer Service

It is our duty to raise the standard to ensure our community is getting quality goods and products and services at every turn

Check out these 5 tips for maintaining exceptional customer service standards as strive to increase…

By Safon Floyd

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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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