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Making Good on Collections

Resolve customers' debt without loss of time, money

Bad debts should be rare, but sometimes even the most well-meaning customers don’t satisfy their…

By Margarette Burnette

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Amsterdam News’ Wilbert A. Tatum Dies

Leading African American journalist leaves great legacy

Wilbert A. Tatum, publisher emeritus, CEO, and chairman of the board of the New York…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Cutting Edge: Tax Tips for Small Businesses: Part 2

Noting donated equipment, accurate estimates is key

In my last blog post, “Tax Tips for Small Businesses,” I listed a few tax…

By Renita Burns

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The Cutting Edge: Tax Tips for Small Businesses: Part 1

Avoiding an audit is especially vital in difficult economic climate

“Small business owners and entrepreneurs really get focused on products and services, and don’t spend…

By Renita Burns

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Black America’s Answer to Recession: Practicality and Prudence

Black Enterprises exclusive survey reveals how youre handling the economic downturn

Our question: How are you doing? To find the answer, we posted a “Financial Crisis…

By Donald Jay Korn

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When Corporations Celebrate Black History Month

Who offers the best concept to honor our legacy?

BlackEnterprise.com’s editorial assistant, Renita Burns, and reporter Marcia A. Wade decided to rate the efforts…

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Small Business: Growing in a Downturn

How to maximize your talents, money in an economic crunch

The great thing about the business cycle is that downturns don’t last forever. We’ve seen…

By Renita Burns

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The Stimulus Plan Must Give Minority-Owned Businesses and Minorities a Fair Shake

Despite years of effort, minority-owned businesses are still drastically underrepresented in the U.S. economy.

By Ernesta G. Procope

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John H. Johnson: The Icon

The founder of one of America's largest black business empires used his wealth and power to raise the social and economic status of African Americans

John H. Johnson controlled one of the nation’s largest black business empires and used his…

By Derek T. Dingle

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John Rogers: Inspiring Black Investors

John Rogers’ slow and steady strategy has enriched millions of African Americans

By Derek T. Dingle

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Maynard Jackson: The Ultimate Champion for Black Business

As Atlanta's first black mayor, he helped develop a bevy of B.E.100s companies and created more black millionaires that any other public figure.

In 1973 Maynard Jackson emerged on the scene when he was elected the firstblack mayor…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Maggie Lena Walker: The Making Of A Black Bank

America's first woman president of a financial institution founded one of the nation's oldest surviving black-owned banks

Walker became the country’s first woman president of a financial institution and founded one of…

By Gertrude Woodruff Marlowe

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Oprah Means Business

By focusing on her message and expanding empire, she proved long ago that Harpo Inc. is about more than just talk

For the past 15 years, Oprah Winfrey repeatedly told her team that production of her…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Arthur G. Gaston: A Titan’s First Step

How an unknown coal miner from Birmingham, Alabama, became the 20th century’s preeminent entreprenuer.

By Carol Jenkins

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Liberty Bank Acquires United Bank Branches

Customers to have a larger banking network

After announcing its buyout this week of cross-town bank United Bank and Trust Co., Alden…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Update: Ebony, Jet Orders Reorganization to Avoid Layoffs

Johnson Publishing Co. employees told to reapply for jobs

Even before the stock markets began to crash in September, revenue from advertising, circulation, and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Can Green-Collar Jobs Save the Economy?

Activists meet in Washington to promote new opportunities

It’s not often that environmentalists and labor groups see eye to eye. But the nation’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Ebony and Jet to Reorganize Staff

Editorial director to remain with Johnson Publishing Co.

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co. announced Ebony and JET magazines will be undergoing a reorganization which…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Survival of the Fittest in a Tough Economy

Good leadership separates the strong from the expendable

Call it natural selection: a concept developed by 19th century scientist Charles Darwin that argues…

By Renita Burns

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Small Business Owners: Blogs Don’t Bite

Use this vital tool to give your company more visibility

I can’t imagine how it feels to be thrust into a society where virtually all…

By Renita Burns

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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?
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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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