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Minority Dealers May Be Slammed by Closings

Advocates say some could be left holding the bag

Gregory Jackson, owner of five General Motors dealerships believes that as GM whittles down the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Automakers See May Sales Slump

Executives hold hope for revival of battered industry

The auto industry is experiencing the roughest financial period in its history, with the Big…

By Janell Hazelwood

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FAQ: GM’s Restructuring

Answers to frequently asked questions about GM's bankruptcy, restructuring

Information for Consumers and Investors

Is GM going out of business?
GM has entered chapter 11 bankruptcy…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Voice of Reason

One young man’s mission to help his generation see the importance of education

It all started as a challenge. Jordan Coleman, the voice of Tyrone the Moose from…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Marcus Alexis Dies at Age 77

Noted economist had passion for mentoring blacks in field

Marcus Alexis, one of the nation’s most distinguished economists, died Wednesday from complications during surgery.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Protecting Your Brand in Social Networking

Does your strategy need a risk management component?

Yves Darbouze knows about the risks associated with online social networking. Not only does his…

By Bridget McCrea

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Lead with LEED

How certification can boost your jump into a green job

As the Obama administration continues to push its support for the creation of green initiatives…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Negotiating with Suppliers

Tips to get the results you need

Cash is king whether the economy is good or bad, and if your company is…

By Margarette Burnette

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News Roundup

New head of N.Y. Housing Authority, financial tools Website

John B. Rhea to Head New York City Housing Authority
Mayor Bloomberg announces the appointment of…

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Social Networking for Business Intelligence

Learn all you can about your clients, competitors

Real estate agents use social media networks like Twitter to get into the minds of…

By Bridget McCrea

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Williams Capital’s Billion Dollar Deal

Company to manage securities for Goldman Sachs

Christopher J. Williams
In what is perhaps one of the few silver linings in the dark…

By Alan Hughes

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Ursula Burns Named Xerox CEO

Former president takes helm at tough time for company

Xerox Corp. named Ursula Burns chief executive office Thursday. Burns, who currently serves as president,…

By Renita Burns

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Working with Independent Contractors

Outsourcing can be a lucrative option to cut costs

If you can’t afford the costs of hiring a new employee, but you do have…

By Margarette Burnette

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Behind ING-Girls Inc.’s $50,000 Youth Investment Challenge

Young investors find opportunity in stock market

Current economic conditions haven’t stopped Girls Inc. from teaching its students how to become savvy…

By Renita Burns

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SBA Small Business Award Winners

Charles Baker
NATIONAL VETERAN CHAMPION
Charles M. Baker, President and CEO
MCB Lighting & Electrical and Government…

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SBA Celebrates National Small Business Week

Conference honors entrepreneurs' accomplishments

Each year the Small Business Administration hosts “National Small Business Week,” a three-day conference in…

By Joyce Jones

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Welcome to Detroit: Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo Kicks Off

Black Enterprise welcomed attendees to its 14th Annual Entrepreneurs Conference and Expo Sunday. Hundreds of…

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Small Business Awards Winners

Black Enterprise honors the best of the best

Innovation, perseverance, and resilience are some of the attributes entrepreneurs need to weather the current…

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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…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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News Roundup

Veteran job fair, sustainability program

Minority patients are often under-prescribed, over-prescribed, or mis-prescribed pharmaceutical treatment for cardiovascular illness, asthma, psychiatric…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

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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