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The 45 Greatest Moments in Black Business Series Continues

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

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Finance Executive Has Big Plans For This Top Black-Owned Investment Bank

A recent hire to a BE 100s investment bank shares his plans for growth

The new president of corporate finance and capital markets of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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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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Skillman Foundation Appoints BE 100s Leaders to its Trustee Board

Ronald Hall and Suzanne Shank to help children of Detroit succeed in college, career, and life

The Skillman Foundation recently announced the appointment of two BE 100s leaders to its board…

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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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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This Week’s Greatest Moments In Our Black Business History Celebration

The black history they don't teach in business school

Weekly Wrap-Up of “45 Greatest Moment in Black Business History” Nos. 45-39; for those who…

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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 40: The Auto Dealer That Broke The Billion-Dollar Barrier

His is one of the few black businesses to reach $1 billion in revenue

In 2005, he steered the first black-owned auto dealership to surpass $1 billion in sales,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Why Our List of the Nation’s Largest Black Businesses is Vital to Your Enterprise

Here's why listing the top black businesses matters

We found that it was equally important to produce an annual barometer of black business…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Our 2017 List of Nation’s Largest Black Businesses Offer Strategies to Grow Your Business

Black Enterprise's 2017 BE100s list of the nation's largest, and most profitable black-owned businesses

For 45 years, the BE 100s—the nation’s largest black businesses—have demonstrated enduring qualities of fortitude,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 43 – Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project

Rev. Jackson said access to capital is the fourth state of the civil rights movement

Rev. Jesse Jackson launches the Wall Street Project to provide access for BE 100s…

By Frank McCoy

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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 44—The Summit Held by President Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. President to gather black business leaders at the White House

“The nation’s leading black businessmen met with President Jimmy Carter in Washington in June, an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business: No. 45- #BankBlack

#BankBlack strengthens BE 100 banks’ mission of entrepreneurship and empowerment

With this viral movement and renewed focus, BE 100s banks are also reaching a new…

By Derek T. Dingle

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B.E. 100s Trailblazer Nathaniel Goldston’s Death Brings Tribute and Company Transition

"Rather than focus on his passing, we should remember his life of service..."

Business leaders, politicians, university presidents, and dignitaries will gather to pay tribute to Nathan R.…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Is This BE 100s Executive Michigan’s Next Republican Senator?

He won't confirm but some say he would be ideal

James E. Jones, president of James Group International Inc., a BE100 company, is looking at…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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black businesses

#BlackBizMatters: Spending $1.2 Trillion Black Buying Power With Black Businesses

Buying products and services from black-owned businesses helps them to grow and to employ other African Americans

Circulating dollars into black-owned businesses is critical to those businesses—it enables them to keep their…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black auto dealers

#BlackBizMatters: Supporting The Nation’s Top Black Auto Dealers

Black Enterprise’s compilation of the nation top black-owned auto dealerships, and why you should buy black

An often-overlooked aspect of racial equality is economic equality. That’s why black-owned businesses are important…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black businesses

BE 100s: 2016 Report on the Nation’s Largest Black Businesses

Despite last year’s sluggish performance, BE 100s companies seek to revive their fortunes by aggressively employing tech, revamping business strategies, and connecting with millennials

The BE 100s have adopted a new attitude.
It has been a challenging year for a number…

By Kali Wilder

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