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Cut Buddy CEO Joshua Esnard pitches on ABC's Shark Tank

His Invention, ‘The Cut Buddy,’ Keep Edges Looking So Sharp, Daymond John Just Invested In It

Cut Buddy CEO and BE Modern Man Joshua Esnard pitched his unique grooming tool on…

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Rae Holliday of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 3

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 21 - No. 30, share how they've turned struggle into success

This year’s BE Modern Men continue to persevere. Meet the third 10 of the 2017…

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Cornell Belcher of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 2

Our 100 Men of Distinction, No. 11 - No. 20, share the best advice they ever received

Did you miss any of our second week of BE Modern Men for 2017? 
This year’s 100…

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Win Two FREE Tickets to the Black Men XCEL Summit in Palm Beach!

Tell us why black men excel and win

Upload a video to social media with the hashtag #BMXCEL. Tell us why black men…

By Samara Lynn

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Bae App Proves Acquisitions Are the Name of The Game in Tech

How the Bae app is growing its dating platform after it was acquired by another dating app

After seeing the buzz and marketing genius surrounding Bae, Tagged decided that the founders Brian…

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An Extraordinary Celebration of Black Men: What You Need To Know

Get answers to your most-asked questions about the Black Men XCEL Summit

Excitement and interest about the ultimate celebration of black men also comes with questions. Here…

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Randal Pinkett, one of the 2017 BE Modern Men

Meet the 2017 BE Modern Men: Week 1

The first crop of our 100 Men of Distinction share their advice for other men who want to have an extraordinary impact

Did you miss any of our first crop of BE Modern Men for 2017? 
This year’s…

By Alisa Gumbs

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2017 BE Modern Men: Our Annual 100 Men of Distinction

Every year Black Enterprise recognizes 100 men of color who are doing extraordinary things in their community

Every year Black Enterprise recognizes 100 Men of Distinction doing extraordinary things in their community.…

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Silicon Valley

You Don’t Have to Live in Silicon Valley to Succeed in Tech

Rodney Williams' Cincinnati, Ohio-based tech company LISNR has raised over $14 million and continues to thrive

Rodney Williams is not what some would deem the stereotypical, Silicon Valley entrepreneur and that…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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2016 BE Modern Man Tour Concludes in DC

Community leaders head to Washington DC to lift their voices

Find out what happened when disruptors, community leaders, and political powerhouses take on the last…

By Safon Floyd

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Ed Gordon

Ed Gordon Goes to Primetime with Bounce TV

The network's first ever primetime news magazine show will debut in September

Find out what award-winning television journalist, Ed Gordon, is cooking up with the fastest-growing African-American…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Convert Customer Complaints Into Compliments About Your Business

SociallyBuzz’s Andre Kay knows it’s the response time that’s key

It doesn’t matter the customer is rude or right, the Internet has given consumers more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BE Modern Man: Jesse Williams Addresses America at the BET Awards

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Grey’s Anatomy actor and social activist Jesse Williams prophetically addressed America during his awards speech…

By Daron Pressley

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: 8 Last-Minute Finds For Dad

Grab one of these finds for the dad in your life

Father’s Day is less than 272 hours away.   Are you still on the lookout for the…

By Tyrus Townsend

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BE Modern Man Tour Makes Mark in Atlanta

Reinforcing the notion that it is our ordinary to be extraordinary

Check out the BE Modern Man tour when it stops in a city near you.…

By Safon Floyd

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BE Modern Man: Meet “Mr. Show Business” Shannon Sanders

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: Shannon Sanders
Age: 45
Profession: Songwriter/Producer
One Word That Describes You: Purposeful
What does being one of the…

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Jason Elliott

Top Takeaways From the BE Modern Man Twitter Chat with Jason Elliott

Check out the conversation about the highs and lows of what today's men of color face as they strive to raise the bar in their professional industries, communities, and beyond

On Thursday, June 9, BlackEnterprise.com and Jason Elliott, the founder of Go Generation, held a…

By Cristie Leondis

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BE Modern Man: Meet ‘Mr. Head-of-the-Class’ Chris Sumlin

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: Chris Sumlin
Age: 22
Profession: Student Author
One Word That Describes You: Ambitious
What does being one of…

By Black Enterprise

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BE Modern Man: Meet ‘The Future Mogul’ LeGreg Harrison

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: LeGreg Harrison
Age: 31
Profession: Art/Fashion Gallery Owner of The Museum DC,  Independent Music Label owner
One…

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BE Modern Man: Meet “Mr. Multifaceted” Hassan Riggs

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Name: Hassan May Riggs
Age: 32
Profession: Marketer
One Word That Describes You: Gritty
BE Modern Man is an…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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