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Hurricane Harvey

BE 100s CEO Steps Up to Assist Harvey Victims With $62 Million Fund

Tony Chase, chairman and CEO of ChaseSource L.P. (No. 87 on the BE 100s with…

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Chicago’s Last Black-Owned Bank Gets $20 Million Cash Infusion

Some say the transaction could help alleviate the violence plaguing The Windy City

To spark economic development activity within the black community, Chicago deposits $20 million into ISF…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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6 Strategies to Strengthen Boardroom Diversity to Advance African Americans

Advice from two of the most powerful African Americans in corporate America

John Rogers and James Bell not only represent two of America’s most astute corporate directors…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Career Advice from the Red Carpet at Black Girls Rock [Video]

Black Girls Rock was not only a hot event, there was plenty of wisdom shared

Black Girls Rock is a celebration that offers inspiration and hope to the next generation…

By Mia N. Hall

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B.E. 100s

Lessons from the BE 100s: The 2017 Auto Dealer of the Year

Jessie Armstead and his team win big by focusing on perseverance, teamwork, and customer service

While working on the Black Enterprise Auto Dealer of the Year story (in our May-June…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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This BE 100s Executive Could Be Up Against Kid Rock for Michigan Senate Seat

James would bring a military and business background to Washington D.C.

“John James has filed a committee with the FEC and is exploring a run for…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Celebrate #BlackMusicMonth With the BE 100s 45th Anniversary Playlist

We're ending Black Music Month on a high note with 45 tracks produced by BE 100s record companies

We’re ending Black Music Month on a high note by honoring the 45th anniversary of…

By Jordan Willard

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Entrepreneurs Summit

The 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit Daily Highlights: Day 3

Another day of life-changing business insight and inspiration

Day 3 of the Entrepreneurs Summit was filled with insightful panels, powerful presentations, meet-up sessions,…

By Selena Hill

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Bank Black

Why the Bank Black Movement Is Essential to Small Businesses

Black banks have historically been a staple in communities of color and continue to support entrepreneurs and those turned away by large banks

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, a panel of bank owners and professionals discussed the #BankBlack…

By Selena Hill

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Kase Lawal

Kase Lawal is One of the Biggest Power Players in Houston’s Oil Industry

Lawal is chairman of the only energy company that is controlled by African Americans on the New York Stock Exchange

Nigerian-born Kase Lawal represents one of Houston’s greatest power sources. He serves as chairman of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Sherman Lewis III

How Sherman Lewis III Became the Largest Black-Owned Employer in Houston

Sherman Lewis III risked it all to open up a profitable business franchise

Sherman Lewis III says that he may be conservative by nature but he “bet the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Gerald B. Smith

BE 100s CEO Gerald B. Smith Talks Building Business in Houston

Houston is booming with successful black business leaders such as Gerald B. Smith

BE spoke exclusively with Gerald B. Smith, a native Houstonian who has become a major…

By Derek T. Dingle

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iONE Digital Acquires Madame Noire, Bossip.com and Hip Hop Wired Websites

The acquisition solidifies the company as one of the largest players in the African American media space

 
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In a move that solidifies iONE Digital as one of the largest…

By Lisa Fraser

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gas prices

8 Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Rising Gas Prices

You may not even be aware how rising gas prices can cripple your business. Here's how to survive

Often faced with multiple challenges to turn a profit, small businesses can add navigating rising…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Zycron

BE 100 Company, Zycron Inc. Sells for $20 Million

From a single-man operation to a business valued at $20 million

His company ranks 67th on the most recent BE 100’s list of the nation’s largest…

By Samara Lynn

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luxury shoe

Meet the Millennial CEO Behind Luxury Shoe Brand Rivaling Prada

At only 22-years-old, Kendall Miles has managed to design and launch a line of luxury, handcrafted, vintage-inspired stilettos

Learn more about Kendall Reynolds, the 22-year-old CEO and design director of the luxury shoe…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Boko Haram

BE 100s Billionaire Sponsors Girls Rescued from Boko Haram

College scholarships will help ensure their future

Thankfully, a black American billionaire, Robert Frederick Smith, is reportedly assisting 24 of the kidnapped…

By Robin White Goode

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Motown

Ford Motor Invests $6M in Motown Museum Expansion

Berry Gordy’s famous Hitsville U.S.A. house to get a total $50 million upgrade

Motown legend Berry Gordy helped create a trailblazing new sound in American music. He formed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Oprah

New Book Tells the Story of Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words

'OWN IT: Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words' is a collection the media mogul's thoughts, words, and actions

Oprah has become an inspiration for audiences around the world. Her message—to live one’s best…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

Equifax hack

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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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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