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6 Smart and Sexy Eco-friendly Cars

When it comes to fuel-effficient vehicles, you no longer have to sacrifice style for smarts. These cars offer the perfect balance

Toyota’s Prius v, the Chevrolet Volt, Mercedes’ S400 HYBRID Sedan, the Fiat 500, Volkswagen’s Touareg…

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MICHELLE OBAMA 	First Lady of the United States 	Mrs. Obama is a dynamic First Lady and partner to our nation's first Black president, Barack Obama. However, the Princeton University and Harvard Law School graduate continues to make her role as First Lady a memorable one. Though she may receive more press for her fashion influence, Mrs. Obama seems to much rather prefer using her clout for good to launch and support initiatives like Let's Move, which promotes exercise to battle childhood obesity and healthy eating, especially within underserved communities. 	POLISH PICK: Who's The Boss. This color is bold and engaging, just like Mrs. Obama. In addition to crafting a legacy of service, she has undoubtedly become a style icon, influencing designers and fashionistas worldwide. This color is perfect for anyone who appreciates a chic yet classic look.

The Power of Color: 9 Women Who Nail It Every Time

The ladies behind Ginger + Liz Colour Collection match up the right hues to accent these fierce and financially focused females

Beauty industry entrepreneurs Ginger + Liz pair notable women with their colour counterpart

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Businesses stray away from “going green” because of the cost, but transitioning to an eco-conscious business doesn’t have to mean shedding out countless amounts of cash. Jennifer Kaplan’s Greening Your Small Business: How to Improve Your Bottom Line, Grow Your Brand, Satisfy Your Customers—and Save the Planet gives boutique businesses an inside view on how they can go green, from start to finish. In the kick off to BlackEnterprise.com's Weekly Top 10 at 1o, we offer you ten ways small businesses can make going green a part of their business plan in the New Year.

Top 10 at 10: Ways to Green Your Small Business without Breaking the Bank

Small businesses can save money and the environment with a few changes

Jennifer Kaplan’s Greening Your Small Business: How to Improve Your Bottom Line, Grow Your Brand,…

By Janel Martinez

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5 Easy Ways to Go Green for a Cause

On 10/10/10, join the Global Work Party and do your part to raise awareness about climate change

The international organization 350.org is encouraging everyone around the world to participate in the Global…

By Andre Williams

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Biz Expert Q&A: Greening Your Business on a Budget

Tips on how to save money while saving the planet

Becoming more environmentally aware while saving on energy costs for your small business doesn’t have…

By Alan Hughes

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Green Insider: 3 Emerging Green Biz Opportunities

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

Green sectors like energy efficiency, renewable energy, green urban manufacturing, and sustainable agriculture are all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Deadline Looms For Sustainable Community Grants

Obama Administration pushes for greener urban neighborhoods; applications due before midnight on August 23

The Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an initiative of the Department of Housing and Urban…

By Joyce Jones

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Green Insider: B.E. Forum to Discuss the New Energy Economy

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

Join Black Enterprise this November for Part 2 of a Conversation on Energy hosted by…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Green Insider: 7 Things to Look For In An Eco-friendly Printer

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

Going paperless is the best way to go green, but if you absolutely have to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Green Insider: 7 Jobs That Could Be Green

Phillip O�Neil of Green DMV explains what makes a job green

First up, let’s address the green economy. There has been a lot of talk about…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Recycling 202

How to take your recycling to the next level

We all know how to recycle newspapers and water bottles. But when it comes to…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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How to File a Claim Against BP for Oil Spill Damages

What you need to know to receive payment for losses

Here are five steps to help you start the claim process with BP and receive…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Oil Spill Sheds Light on Need for Clean Energy and Jobs

Green experts say joblessness a threat of gulf oil spill

Energy experts discuss the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and its…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Panel explores ways to increase access to capital; Small business jobs bills; climate change; diversity on the Hill

The recession may be ebbing but minority-owned businesses are still caught in the grip of…

By Joyce Jones

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Haiti Competes for Grant to Tackle Deforestation

Celebrities join cause to improve Haiti's environment

With less than two weeks until voting ends for the fifth annual BBC World Challenge…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Shop Green!

Link to environmentally safe products on the Web

With some research you can easily incorporate eco-friendly products into every aspect of your life.…

By Lauren Lea

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A Chat With a $100 Million Man

Ecopreneur talks Detroit, going green, and growing in a downturn

Calling all small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Visualize with me for a second.
Imagine finally getting out…

By Renita Burns

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The Big Payback

The green industry offers eager entrepreneurs a chance to thrive through innovation

During a lesson on solar panel installation given as part of an International Brotherhood of…

By Letita M. Aaron

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It’s Earth Day. Get Some Real Green

Not really into saving the environment? Then focus on saving cold, hard cash.

Unless you live on another planet (literally), you know that today, April 22, is Earth…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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New York’s Green Conference Highlights

From gadgets to handbags, companies make trek to showcase their wares

Last week, New York saw two major conferences that promoted all things green for the…

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BEing Green: Put Your Old PC to Good Use

Ways to properly dispose of your computer

Has your computer overstayed its welcome? According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, more than…

By Margarette Burnette

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Can Green-Collar Jobs Save the Economy?

Activists meet in Washington to promote new opportunities

It’s not often that environmentalists and labor groups see eye to eye. But the nation’s…

By Joyce Jones

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It Isn’t Just About Camping: Go Green for Your Vacation

Eco-friendly ways to enjoy your leisure time

It is no secret that tourism is big business. And according to the International Ecotourism…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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Atlanta Jumps Into Smart Growth Movement

BeltLine project to create eco-friendly infrastructure in urban community

When Terri Montague moved from Baltimore to Atlanta to lead the largest redevelopment project in…

By Alyssa Danigelis

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Arts, Culture Fuel Green Economy in Community

New Jersey eco-village sees growth from arts community

In an effort to revitalize the Lincoln Park community in Newark, New Jersey, Baye Adofo…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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New Jersey Community Builds on Arts, Environment

Green developments in Lincoln Park to create jobs, housing

When most people looked at Newark, New Jersey’s Lincoln Park neighborhood in 1999, they saw…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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BEing Green: Eco-Friendly Design

Using sustainable, yet chic decor in your home, office

As more and more consumers become environmentally conscious, they are seeking to find ways to…

By Ann Brown

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Green Giving

Gifts that will satisfy your loved ones and Mother Earth

With the holiday season quickly approaching, gift shopping for your family, friends, and co-workers might…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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What’s Your Global Impact?

Carbon calculators help depict your true footprint on the Earth

You recycle. You take public transportation to work. You even gave away your air conditioner.…

By Jenny Sherman

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HBCUs Take Green Initiative

Black colleges team with Al Gore to increase awareness

Last month, the Alliance for Climate Protection, an organization headed by former vice president Al…

By Ann Brown

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