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Small Business Boot Camp – Technology Small Business Bootcamp – Internet Marketing Roberts Hotels Group Expands Its Reach Memo to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Learn Before You Launch Protecting Your Business From Liability Tyler Perry Studios, WGA Reach Agreement Michael Baisden Extends Radio Contract Government Announces New Loan Programs Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline N.Y. Bridge Dedicated to Robert F. Kennedy Delaware North Recruits Minority Firms Finding Customers in Your Own Backyard Paulson, Bernanke Defend TARP Automakers to Plead Case for Bailout Ask an Expert: Economic Conundrum Citigroup to Cut 50,000 More Jobs Government Shifts Focus to Homeowner Stability G20 Meets to Discuss Troubled World Economy SBA Updates Lending Rules Black Auto Dealers Take Big Hit Treasury Secretary: Portions of Bailout Plan Being Examined The Human Toll of Belt-Tightening Radio One Loses Millions in Write-downs Obama to Make Auto Industry Top Priority Credit Cardholders’ Bill May Lighten Load for Businesses Black Banks and the Bailout Def Jam Executive Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Opportunities for Minority Contracts in TARP Limited The Cutting Edge Limo Service Goes Green ExxonMobil CEO Talks Energy, Diversity Treasury Department Recruits Firms to Buy Back Toxic Assets Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property FDIC Seeks Insurance Increase Surviving Tight Credit Unique Franchises: Household Names Begin Here Finding the Right Franchise Understanding What Your Company is Worth Small Business on Capitol Hill Banking News Roils Markets HBCU to Get $18 Million Research Center Grant Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines To Franchise or Not to Franchise How to Integrate your Website with Traditional Advertising A Guide to Franchising Hurricane Gustav Downgraded to Tropical Depression B.E.’s Most Affordable Franchises 2008 SBA Implements Revised Loan Processing Procedures Teenpreneur Battles Snoop Dogg for Brand Name Film Festival Marketing Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran Change May Be Brewing Film Financing Victoria’s Secret Pink Adds HBCU Flair Avoiding Insurance Fraud On a Lonely Highway D.C.’s Green (and Pink) Cash Infusion Dr. 'Green' House Sean Combs Receives Reginald F. Lewis Award A Whopper of a Franchise Dead Air Strategies to Small Business Success Jaguar Dealers Take Final Drive Beyond Government Just Because You Build It… Feeling the Pinch Capri Capital Goes Global The Business of the NBA Finals – Part 6 The Business of the NBA Finals—Part 3 The Business of the NBA Finals – Part 2 Fate of Federal Contracting Agency Black-Owned Car Dealership is Certified Gold Radio One's Digital Unit Partners with AllHipHop.com Business Protection Green Fashion SEC Sues Birmingham Mayor Coming to a Monitor Near You Atlanta Life Mourns CEO’s Passing P&G Enters Music Business Small Business Guide for Success National Small Business Week Kicks Off A Healthy Perspective SCORE Free Online Radio One Buys BlackPlanet.com Building Brand Awareness On the Inside U.S. Recession–Are We or Aren’t We There Yet? High School Dropout: A Silent Epidemic By the Numbers Green Product Guide Getting the Greenbacks for your Green Venture Green Pastures Fed Cuts Good for Banks but Not Seniors Halle Berry to Deliver New Perfume Best Buy Seeks Magic Path of Destruction Microsoft’s Big Assist to Small Business An American Airlines Departure for GlobalHue Harvard Makes History–Twice A Cheerleader for Team Green After the Storm Getting Inside Customer’s Heads Inspiring the Masses Oprah Store is Open for Business M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings Seeing Green under a Different Light Eco-Friendly Events Final Chapter Driving the Green Movement Home Green Interests Growing A Dismal Outlook Oprah Winfrey to Launch Television Channel Bob Johnson’s New Liberia Venture Former Football Pro Closes Doors to Car Dealership PRWT Services Acquires Pharmaceutical Plant The Great Escape

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Small Business Boot Camp – Technology

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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.,…

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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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Government Announces New Loan Programs

Hopes modifications will help raise slumping GDP

To diminish the effect of a sluggish economy, the government announced two new programs today…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline

Deep recession or depression? As a journalist, it’s hard to argue that words don’t matter.…

By John Simons

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N.Y. Bridge Dedicated to Robert F. Kennedy

Kennedy family and political dignitaries pay tribute to slain senator

The children and friends of Robert F. Kennedy assembled today at Astoria Park in Queens…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Delaware North Recruits Minority Firms

Firms to create 2,000 jobs in New York racetrack, casino project

Hospitality company Delaware North will create 2,000 jobs when it builds a video lottery terminal…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Finding Customers in Your Own Backyard

Be sure to tap into a prime consumer resource: your neighbor

If you own a local retail store or restaurant, nothing beats a new neighbor for…

By Margarette Burnette

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Paulson, Bernanke Defend TARP

Members of Congress express disappointment in results

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson defended his management of the $700 billion economic bailout today to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Automakers to Plead Case for Bailout

Opponents believe plan won't be enough to save industry

Representatives from the Big Three automakers will appear before Congress this week to plead their…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ask an Expert: Economic Conundrum

As bailout focus shifts, government tackles a tough dilemma

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Julian Morris, an economist and founder of London’s International Policy Network based…

By Renita Burns

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Citigroup to Cut 50,000 More Jobs

Struggling under debt, Citi slashes staff

Citigroup Inc. is cutting more than 50,000 more employees in the coming quarters as the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Government Shifts Focus to Homeowner Stability

Mortgage modification programs could help many blacks prevent foreclosure

Now that the Treasury Department aims to use the remaining $400 billion of the bailout…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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G20 Meets to Discuss Troubled World Economy

Leaders to review efforts to stimulate economies

The leaders of nations representing nearly 90% of the global economy are meeting in Washington…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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SBA Updates Lending Rules

New provisions to help small businesses during weak economy

The Small Business Administration announced it is changing two aspects of its lending programs that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Black Auto Dealers Take Big Hit

Ford faces sales decline in faltering economy

In 2001, John Hall was treading into unfamiliar territory as a first-generation automobile dealer. But…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Treasury Secretary: Portions of Bailout Plan Being Examined

Paulson says plan to purchase illiquid assets put on hold

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson updated the nation today on the government’s plans to implement the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Human Toll of Belt-Tightening

Strategies for keeping employees loyal through tough economy

small business owners are finding themselves faced with the task of cutting costs while maintaining…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Radio One Loses Millions in Write-downs

Decreased auto, retail ad revenue lowers value of assets

Radio One posted $266.1 million in losses for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. This…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama to Make Auto Industry Top Priority

Big Three need bailout of their own

As President-elect Barack Obama vowed to make the ailing auto industry a top priority for…

By Renita Burns

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Credit Cardholders’ Bill May Lighten Load for Businesses

Plan would prohibit some acts by credit card issuers

As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others are calling for the enactment of a second…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Black Banks and the Bailout

Some worry more regulation may increase costs, competition

Now that Congress has passed the $700 billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Def Jam Executive Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Def Jam executive vice president Shakir Stewart died Saturday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Def Jam executive vice president Shakir Stewart, 34, died on Saturday, of a self-inflicted gunshot…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Opportunities for Minority Contracts in TARP Limited

Minority firms relegated to sub-contractors for bailout services

Critics say expediency to pass bill allowed Treasury to bypass minority businesses

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Cutting Edge

Slashing expenditures in a shaky market

As Congress irons out the fine details of its $700 billion bailout plan,…

By Renita Burns

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Limo Service Goes Green

Dunn Rite Limousine Service adds hybrids to luxury fleet

With a 7-year-old Mercedes Benz and an auto heiress as his first customer, Frederick Dunn…

By Wendy Harris

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ExxonMobil CEO Talks Energy, Diversity

Rex Tillerson gives insights on environment, gas prices, taxes

Last night, the Executive Leadership Council awarded ExxonMobil with the corporate award in recognition for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Treasury Department Recruits Firms to Buy Back Toxic Assets

Kashkari appointed head of $700 billion bailout relief program

After having plunged 875 points in two days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average only…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition, whether…

By Margarette Burnette

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FDIC Seeks Insurance Increase

Move could help instill confidence in banking system

The Federal Deposit Corporation approached Congress this afternoon about increasing the federal deposit insurance limit…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Surviving Tight Credit

Main Street businesses feel crunch of Wall Street collapse

With a $700 billion Wall Street bailout deal rejected in the House, one of the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Unique Franchises: Household Names Begin Here

Options still abound if your options out of reach

Finding a profitable franchise can be as simple as looking at world trends and asking…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Finding the Right Franchise

A successful venture depends more on you then your money

In 2002, Desmond Stanback of Bear, Delaware, was frustrated with the corporate environment. As…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Understanding What Your Company is Worth

Even if you aren't selling, it's important to know your firm's value

It’s important to know what your company is worth, even if you aren’t planning to…

By Margarette Burnette

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Small Business on Capitol Hill

Senate committee addresses hurdles faced by underserved entrepreneurs

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held…

By Joyce Jones

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Banking News Roils Markets

Dismal financial outlook predicted in perception of U.S.

Before the end of the trade today, the announcements made by the two storied banks,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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HBCU to Get $18 Million Research Center Grant

North Carolina A&T first black school to lead such a project

North Carolina A&T State University will receive $18 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF)…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines

Black-owned advertising agency takes marketing to the skies

American Airlines announced today that it has inked a deal with African American-owned advertising firm…

By Renita Burns

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To Franchise or Not to Franchise

Is your business ready to take the next step?

Today’s tough economic environment has created heightened interest in an alternative to traditional small business…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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How to Integrate your Website with Traditional Advertising

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is "integration"

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is “integration,”…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Guide to Franchising

Navigate the process using these steps

According to the International Franchise Association (IFA), there are more than 900,000 franchised businesses representing…

By Wendy Harris

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Hurricane Gustav Downgraded to Tropical Depression

Hurricane downgraded to a tropical depression

Images of the calamity of Hurricane Katrina replayed in the minds of the public as…

By Renita Burns

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B.E.’s Most Affordable Franchises 2008

Black Enterprise's best franchising opportunities for African Americans.

Each year, BLACK ENTERPRISE identifies the best franchising opportunities for African Americans. This year, to…

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SBA Implements Revised Loan Processing Procedures

Are lenders ready for the revised SOP 50-10?

The relationship between the Small Business Association (SBA) and small business lenders has reached a…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Teenpreneur Battles Snoop Dogg for Brand Name

Rapper says SnoopTunes technology inventor must change moniker

Kristyn Heath, CEO of Passive Devices and BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2008 Teenpreneur of the Year, is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Film Festival Marketing

Strategies for connecting with executives, movie houses

Film festival fever is in the air. This week the 12th annual American Black Film…

By George Alexander

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Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran

When Mark Whitaker was selected earlier this week to head NBC News’s Washington Bureau, a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Change May Be Brewing

Belgian company takes over Anheuser-Busch

The Budweiser and Bud Light family of beer have a new home with the $52…

By Cliff Hocker

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Film Financing

Tax incentives offer attractive options

Making a film has never been easy. Raising the cash, securing a bankable cast and…

By George Alexander

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Victoria’s Secret Pink Adds HBCU Flair

Collegiate apparel to showcase black colleges

When Victoria’s Secret Pink rolled out its nationwide collegiate collection in June, featuring the names…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Avoiding Insurance Fraud

Tips for finding a health insurer your business can depend on

There are a lot of health insurance scams out there. Not only must small business…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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On a Lonely Highway

RV franchisor offers tips for carving out a niche in an untapped market

As the owner of one of the nation’s first RV rental companies, Las Vegas-based Bates…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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D.C.’s Green (and Pink) Cash Infusion

AKA members flex buying power during centennial convention

When Melanie Burke Delaney arrived in Washington, D.C., for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s…

By Donna M. Owens

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Dr. 'Green' House

Former neurochemist builds healthy houses in the South

When Freeman Ledbetter was nearing the end of his post-doctorate program in neurochemistry at Duke…

By Wendy Harris

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Sean Combs Receives Reginald F. Lewis Award

Icon gets inaugural honor for strides in business

Business mogul and entrepreneur, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs was honored with the inaugural Reginald F.…

By Renita Burns

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A Whopper of a Franchise

C.H. James & Co. expands Burger King restaurant business unit

Charles H. “Chuck” James III continues to reposition his family-owned company into the quick-service restaurant…

By Cliff Hocker

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Dead Air

Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

Lawmakers fear minorities will be shut out in Sirius/XM merger

By Anthony Calypso

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Strategies to Small Business Success

Down economy has many entrepreneurs struggling to stay afloat

Junior’s company, which teaches large and small businesses brand development, strategic planning, implementation, marketing, and…

By Wendy Harris

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Jaguar Dealers Take Final Drive

Luxury automaker suffers from sales declines

As Ford Motor Co. struggles to maintain competitive and return to profitability, at press time…

By Jeff Fortson

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Beyond Government

The federal government is not the only source of support for small business owners. A…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Just Because You Build It…

How to turn online tire kickers into actual customers

They flock to your Website in droves, looking for the latest information on a certain…

By Bridget McCrea

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Feeling the Pinch

Vallejo bankruptcy filing may be the tip of iceberg

Encumbered with ballooning labor costs and years of recurring debt that led to a $16…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Capri Capital Goes Global

Lands $2 billion real estate deal in Saudi Arabia

Capri Capital Partners L.L.C. (No. 4 on the BE ASSET MANAGERS list with $4.48 billion…

By Alan Hughes

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The Business of the NBA Finals – Part 6

The Advertisers

With so many entertainment options available today—ranging from 500+ cable channels and pay-per-view programming, to…

By Alexis McCombs

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The Business of the NBA Finals—Part 3

The Network

Television networks search the high seas to find programming that will appeal to a large…

By Alexis McCombs

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The Business of the NBA Finals – Part 2

The League

Last summer, the NBA made headlines when former referee Tim Donaghy admitted betting on games…

By Alexis McCombs

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Fate of Federal Contracting Agency

GSA seeks to move beyond dark cloud after Lurita Doan's controversial departure

Following repeated calls for her resignation and investigations into some of her dealings at the…

By Ann Brown

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Black-Owned Car Dealership is Certified Gold

Steve Jackson's Toyota of Rockwall dealership is eco-friendly

Before auto dealer Steve Jackson opened his Toyota store, being green wasn’t part of his…

By Cliff Hocker

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Radio One's Digital Unit Partners with AllHipHop.com

The broadcasting company adds hip-hop demographic to its online community

Interactive One, the digital arm of Radio One Inc., has announced a five-year, multimillion-dollar partnership…

By Anthony Calypso

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Business Protection

Before investing money in your enterprise, write a business prenup

The day you and your business partner launch your company–or some time soon after–you’ll need…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Green Fashion

Owner of LaTrice Designs makes fashion statement with repurposed materials

It’s all about recycling for LaTonya Banes, owner and designer of LaTrice Designs in Dallas.…

By Delmetria l. Millener

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SEC Sues Birmingham Mayor

Larry Langford charged with taking undisclosed payments

Birmingham, Alabama, Mayor Larry Langford was sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Coming to a Monitor Near You

TV producer and social networking giant team up

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Inc. has partnered with popular social networking site MySpace to become…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Atlanta Life Mourns CEO’s Passing

Ronald D. Brown reinvigorated the century-old institution

The black business community lost one of its leaders Tuesday morning. Ronald D. Brown, 55,…

By Alan Hughes

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P&G Enters Music Business

TAG deodorant gets record label through Island Def Jam partnership

Procter & Gamble has partnered with Island Def Jam to launch TAG Records in an…

By Ann Brown

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Small Business Guide for Success

Launching a business? Here are tips to get you started--the right way!

Matters entrepreneurs should consider in forming a business, courtesy of Kevin Freeman, a Chicago-based corporate…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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National Small Business Week Kicks Off

SBA celebrates 45th year of event

Entrepreneurs around the nation are marking their calendars for April 21-25, officially National Small Business…

By Ann Brown

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A Healthy Perspective

A Washington, D.C.-area doctor goes green

When the Warners decided to open a second medical office to accommodate their expanding services…

By Steve Garmhausen

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SCORE Free Online

Agency expands online resources to help minority entrepreneurs succeed

Anyone who wants to start or improve a small business venture has come to know…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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Radio One Buys BlackPlanet.com

The $38 million deal gives company ownership of multiple community Websites

With its acquisition of Community Connect Inc. for $38 million, Radio One Inc. is expanding…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Building Brand Awareness

Making the most of the Web to let consumers know you are in business

Small businesses have an identity problem. Not enough customers know they even exist. The average…

By Brent Leary

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On the Inside

Interior designer Courtney Sloane gives insight on how to green your home dcor

With an increasing awareness of eco-friendly living, Courtney Sloane and her employees offer sustainable design…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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U.S. Recession–Are We or Aren’t We There Yet?

Nations economic outlook remains grim

As the debate continues over whether the nation is officially in a recession, some economists…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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High School Dropout: A Silent Epidemic

Civil rights groups call for better tracking of educational progress

Underscoring the release of a landmark study on high school graduation rates, the U.S. Department…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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By the Numbers

Green opportunities are growing like ivy

Environmentalism by the Numbers

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Green Product Guide

Black Enterprise's eco-starter kit

Environmental responsibility has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, which means that there’s an…

By Alyssa Danigelis

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Getting the Greenbacks for your Green Venture

Organizations that are involved in financing companies with green products and services

To find green investors, it may be worth looking into these organizations that are involved…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Green Pastures

A former model runs her familys organic farm

For the past 13 years, the Kwelis have used earthworms to produce one of nature’s…

By Sana Butler

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Fed Cuts Good for Banks but Not Seniors

Last weeks moves may offer little relief to the average consumer

Last week investors bore witness to JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s shocking and historic $2…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Halle Berry to Deliver New Perfume

Actress partners with world's largest fragrance company

Halle Berry is set to deliver a new fragrance line in spring 2009 after inking…

By Ann Brown

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Best Buy Seeks Magic

Consumer Electronics Company Inks Deal With Magic Johnson Enterprises

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. is turning to Magic Johnson Enterprises in hopes…

By Ann Brown

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Path of Destruction

Historic neighborhood and black businesses suffered structural damages from devastating tornado

Historic neighborhood and black businesses suffered structural damages from devastating tornado

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Microsoft’s Big Assist to Small Business

Software giant sponsors free online summit

Current and would-be entrepreneurs hungry for help to start or better manage their enterprises can…

By Brent Leary

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An American Airlines Departure for GlobalHue

Top BE 100 ad agency exits one wing of its business

The nation’s largest multicultural advertising agency has walked away from its longstanding relationship with the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Harvard Makes History–Twice

Appoints First African American, Woman Dean

Harvard University made history twice in one day when it named Evelynn M. Hammonds dean…

By Ann Brown

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A Cheerleader for Team Green

Leonard Robinson helps industries become eco-friendly

Leonard Robinson helps industries become eco-friendly.

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Getting Inside Customer’s Heads

Five market research strategies that will give your business an edge

Market research–the process of gathering, analyzing, and interpreting information about a market; a product or…

By Bridget McCrea

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Inspiring the Masses

Eco group leader wants to bring blacks into the green

When it comes to America’s reliance on foreign oil, Jerome Ringo likens his mission to…

By Bridget McCrea

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Oprah Store is Open for Business

Media mogul enters the retail arena with Chicago store

If you like Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” you can now buy them in a store…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings

Chairman eyes other buyout deals in the southeast

Hot on the heels of the pending acquisition of Mutual Community Savings Bank Inc. (MCSB)…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Seeing Green under a Different Light

The National Conference of Black Mayors oppose stricter clean air standards

Environmentalists claim that the National Conference of Black Mayors is trading the health of their…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Eco-Friendly Events

"Greening" your business meetings may be easier than you think

“Greening” your business meetings may be easier than you think.

By Erinn R. Johnson

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Final Chapter

Famed black book store chain shuts doors

Karibu Books, based in Prince George County’s Temple Hills, had become the largest chain of…

By Ann Brown

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Driving the Green Movement Home

NFL star does his part to help the environment

NFL star does his part to help the environment

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Green Interests Growing

Black attitudes reflect increasing concern for the environment

Black attitudes reflect increasing concern for the environment.

By Brenda Porter

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A Dismal Outlook

Survey reveals small businesses are doubtful about the nation's economy

Survey reveals small businesses are doubtful about the nation’s economy.

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Oprah Winfrey to Launch Television Channel

OWN is Primed for Success

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Discovery Communications to form her own television network called…

By George Alexander

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Bob Johnson’s New Liberia Venture

BET founder set to open luxury African hotel

BET founder set to open luxury African hotel

By Ann Brown

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Former Football Pro Closes Doors to Car Dealership

Lincoln-Mercury dealership of Aeneas Williams Automotive Group was performing poorly

Lincoln-Mercury dealership of Aeneas Williams Automotive Group was performing poorly

By Brenda Porter

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PRWT Services Acquires Pharmaceutical Plant

Company to manufacture antibiotic ingredients for Merck

Philadelphia-based PRWT Services is expanding its reach with the acquisition of a chemical manufacturing plant…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Great Escape

Day spas serve as a respite from the often overwhelming stress and hectic pace…

By Alan Hughes

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Women of Power

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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