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She Lost Her Job, And Then Made Over $80K in Profits During Memphis Black Restaurant Week

After a career setback she became better; not bitter

“Believe it or not, I did not expect the Memphis Black Restaurant Week to be…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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black chef Vaughn Moore

Black Chef Series: Meet Chef Vaughn Moore

This gourmet pastry chef owns his own sweets catering company

This chef’s creations are so good that he had a cake featured at one of President…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Baltimore Black-Owned Juice Bar Squeezes Its Way to Small Business Success

A family tragedy sparked a health-focused business idea

Black Enterprise caught up with Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore, Maryland…

By Nicole K. Webb

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‘Hamilton’s’ Miranda, Music, and Mobile Equals Business Marketing Magic

Marketers can take a cue from Broadway in time for a new mass market

Brands can take cues from creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and boost marketing strategies with music and…

By L Michelle Smith

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Temper Tantrum

Entrepreneurs, Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable; Here’s How

Understanding the inevitable downsides to launching a business is key to being prepared

As an entrepreneur, your success depends on your ability to get comfortable with the uncomfortable.…

By Kandia Johnson

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On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of myFinancialAnswers

Goldman Sachs alum pitches myFinancialAnswers—a new personal finance technology platform—at Shark Tank casting call in Philadelphia

For the eighth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Meet Black Enterprise’s Top Companies For Supplier Diversity

The top companies for supplier diversity and why they made our list

So what does it take to become one of BLACK ENTERPRISE’s Top Companies for Supplier…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 34: How R. Donahue Peebles’ Historic Real Estate Deal Became A $127 Million Payday

A boycott gave this African American an incredible business opportunity

Peebles makes history in 2002 when his BE 100s real estate firm completes development of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Steve Harvey's Funderdome - Tanya Tibbs - VSmart Bar

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman's product

Tanya Tibbs won $10K to fund the V-Smart Bar on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares…

By Brandon Andrews

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The Startup Admin

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of The Startup Admin

Executive Assistant turned CEO La Donna Higgins pitches her solution for startup professional services at a Shark Tank casting call in Oakland, CA

For the ninth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Revolutionizing the Co-working Tech Scene in Newark

The vision of three founders of =SPACE, a game-changing shared space and incubator

At the forefront of a great technology revolution, Newark, New Jersey, is becoming the next…

By Amanda A. Ebokosia

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What I Learned about Business from the CEO of the World’s Largest Black-Owned Company

Christina Lewis Halpern of All Star Code uses what her dad taught her to prepare the next generation of leading men of color

Between growing up in segregated Baltimore, playing in segregated Little League, and being a waiter…

By Robin White Goode

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Binge Read This Week’s “Great Moments in Black Business”

This week's highlights from our series "45 Great Moments in Black Business"

Don’t miss out on the great moments of those firms that have occupied BLACK ENTERPRISE’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments In Black Business – No. 35: The BE 100s Help Build A $540 Million Museum of Black Achievement

These BE 100 philanthropists helped create an amazing testimony to the richness of black culture

In 2012, ground is broken for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History &…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Why Some Black-Owned Businesses Fail

And how to avoid these mistakes

Some black-owned business owners fail because they get in their own way, while many others…

By Shakira M. Brown

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 36: Essence Sale Continues Debate Over Black Ownership

Sale of "The Voice for Today's Black Women" caused an uproar in the media world

Essence Communications Partners sells the remaining 51% of the company that publishes the leading black…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Overcome Fear and Doubt and Go Ahead and Purchase That Franchise!

Tips on buying your first franchise, from a leading franchise expert

That silver bullet that’s going to push you over the line and make you say…

By Nancy E Williams

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 37: Black Ad Agency Slays A Madison Avenue Giant

How a black-owned ad agency found unprecedented success on Madison Avenue

UniWorld Group, one of the largest black ad agencies, slays advertising leviathan Saatchi & Saatchi…

By Derek T. Dingle

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roland martin

Roland Martin Launches New Lifestyle Website Called AllThat.TV

The mega media personality says AllThat.TV will enlighten and empower visitors on a range of topics

Roland Martin launched a new digital lifestyle website called AllThat.TV, which promises to enlighten, empower,…

By Selena Hill

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6 Ways to Get Media Coverage On Your Startup

Inside advice on how to get the media's attention

From attracting new clients and investors to building your credibility as a speaker, landing media…

By Kandia Johnson

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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