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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 33: BE 100s Define New Era for Black Business

We share 45 milestone events that have had widespread impact on black economic development and…

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BE Corporate Executive of the Year and Merck CEO Quits Trump Council over Charlottesville

Frazier said he is taking a stand against "intolerance" and "extremism"

“As CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility…

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The 45 Greatest Moments in Black Business Series Continues

Black Enterprise's countdown of the milestones of the largest black-owned businesses continues into the next couple of weeks

For the past few weeks we’ve been presenting a web series on the truly monumental…

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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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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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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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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 38: Indecorp Buys a $100 Million White-Owned Bank

This is a true "first-time ever," in black business history

Independence Bank of Chicago becomes the first African American financial institution to acquire a healthy…

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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