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Echoing Katrina, Harvey Threatens to Devastate Houston’s Black-Owned Businesses

A furious and unforgiving storm, Hurricane Harvey, threatens to derail the incredible progress made by…

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Remembering Dick Gregory: Comedian, Activist, and Entrepreneur

The legendary comic was a health advocate; a passion that drove his business success

Gregory eventually became a successful entrepreneur. A long-time vegan and healthy eating advocate, many may…

By Samara Lynn

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entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs: Here’s Your Chance to Realize Your Wildest Business Dreams

Your video could turn into an amazing opportunity

The entrepreneurs with the most compelling video will win an all-expense paid trip to this…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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.…

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6 Ways to Improve Yourself This Summer

Self-development is achieved in many ways

Beyond enjoying backyard barbecues and waves at the beach, the summer season is also the…

By Kandia Johnson

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financial planning

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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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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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…

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buy black

Black Leadership Forum Sparks #BuyBlack Movement In Houston

Here's more about the 7th Annual Houston Black Leadership Forum and Buy Black Weekend

Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson Rose (center) and Errol Allen (right)Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson…

By Derek T. Dingle

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women business owners

Microsoft Set to Kick off Major Event for Small Business Owners Across the Country

A week of free workshops, content, webcasts, events, and more

Small businesses account for 55% of employment in the U.S., according to the Small Business…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott’s 10 Tips for Becoming the Black Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Laugh.ly, outlines how black entrepreneurs can achieve the same level of success as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Leave behind the notion that black people only achieve success on a field or a…

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Stephens

Janell Stephens Is Taking Camille Rose Naturals to the Top

The former therapist and mother of five discusses how she found success in the natural hair and beauty industry with her brand Camille Rose Naturals

Ms. Stephens’ attention to detail, business savvy, and personal brand has helped her get her…

By Tia Walker

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Nicole Valentine

Corporate to Consultant: Nicole Valentine Uses Mergers and Acquisitions to Dominate in Small Business

Helping small businesses dominate in any industry

Business success advice from Nicole Valentine, an entrepreneur who left her comfy role at a…

By Crystal I. Berger

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tech app

His Finance Tech App Won Half a Million Dollars for Its Simple Brilliance

Ace Callwood is the $500,000 man. Along with his partners, this tech entrepreneur launched Painless 1099, a tax solution for freelancers and independent contractors.

“The app provides independent contractors a way to focus on their work and avoid unexpected…

By Samara Lynn

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Entrepreneurs

Best Co-Working Spaces in New England for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series

Great co-working spaces for business owners of color.

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Northeastern

Best Co-Working Spaces in Northeastern States for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series.

New York:
Nowhere Studio
Brooklyn, New York
Pricing: Starts at $180/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, lots of…

By Samara Lynn

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midwest

Best Co-Working Spaces in the Midwest for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series.

 Illinois:
 The Shift
Chicago, Illinois
Pricing: Starts at $145/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, individual desks, group work tables,…

By Samara Lynn

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south

Best Co-Working Spaces in the South for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series.

Florida:
Catalyst
Orlando, Florida
Pricing: Starts at $99/month to $425 month for a dedicated office.
Amenities and other info:…

By Samara Lynn

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southwest

Best Co-Working Spaces in the Southwest and West for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016

Part of Black Enterprise's "Best Co-Working Spaces for Entrepreneurs of Color 2016" series.

Texas:
CoLAB
Fort Worth, Texas
Pricing: Starts at $20/day; $150/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, printing/faxing equipment, key…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

JavaScript Developer

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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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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