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Friendpreneurs: How to Find Success, Preserve Relationships

Shared vision, understanding can lead to good partnerships

Going into business with a friend can be a risky endeavor. “There is a risk…

By Ann Brown

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African American Auto Suppliers Face Rough Road Ahead

Detroit show opens with sights on industry comeback

Detroit automakers rolled out a fleet of fuel-efficient and electric vehicles at the 2009 North…

By Josee Valcourt

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Adaption, Adjustment Prime Focus at Retailers Convention

Trade association offers tools to inspire, motivate

More than a dozen retailers including Circuit City, Sharper Image, and Linens ’N Things filed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Get In Or Get Left Behind

Five best industries to get venture financing

Black Enterprise, to borrow an old, yet fitting adage, followed the money trail. With the…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Stork Vision Delivers New Opportunities

A career sonographer labors to open an ultrasound franchise

Oftentimes advances in technology will spawn new franchise concepts. In the case of Stork Vision,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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What Does Diversity Mean for Employees?

Few companies have a clear definition of what diversity means

Despite the claims by many companies that diversity is a priority, few companies have a…

By Renita Burns

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CodeBlack Expands Across Media Platforms

Website offers on-demand movies and store

If growing complimentary businesses with different revenue streams is the goal to expand the market…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Top Black Executive Gets New Post at Southern Co.

Chris Womack promoted to executive vice president

Southern Co. has promoted Christopher C. Womack to executive vice president and president of external…

By Renita Burns

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Executives Working to Create Black-Owned Holding Company

Firm would make capital available to minority banks

Three African American executives are trying to raise $50 million to create a black-owned bank…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Robert Johnson Creates Lending Facility for Mortgage Servicers

BET founder seeking TARP funds to finance venture

Through Urban Trust Bank, Robert L. Johnson created a new entity, Homeowners First Bank. Homeowners…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Arts, Culture Fuel Green Economy in Community

New Jersey eco-village sees growth from arts community

In an effort to revitalize the Lincoln Park community in Newark, New Jersey, Baye Adofo…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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New Jersey Community Builds on Arts, Environment

Green developments in Lincoln Park to create jobs, housing

When most people looked at Newark, New Jersey’s Lincoln Park neighborhood in 1999, they saw…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Pink Rolls Out HBCU Apparel

Brand has largest retail distribution of HBCU gear

When Victoria’s Secret Pink visited Florida A&M University (FAMU) last fall to announce that the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Small Business Boot Camp – Technology

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Small Business Bootcamp – Internet Marketing

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Roberts Hotels Group Expands Its Reach

Becomes Choice Hotels International's largest black franchisee

Roberts Hotels Group, the largest African American owned and managed hotel group in the U.S.,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Memo to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Learn Before You Launch

Nothing we tell you can take the place of your taking the time to know your industry

Entrepreneurship is one of the most important keys to wealth creation. However, too many people—laid-off…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Protecting Your Business From Liability

Get the best coverage for unexpected emergencies

If you don’t have a policy in place, you can’t be helped, so take steps…

By Margarette Burnette

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Tyler Perry Studios, WGA Reach Agreement

Deal covers residuals, other benefits for guild writers

After more than five months of negotiations over writers’ contracts that included residuals and other…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Michael Baisden Extends Radio Contract

Deal could expand show�s reach by millions

Bestselling author and television talk show personality Michael Baisden signed a multi-year deal to extend…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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