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You Don’t Say! 10 Unbelievable Myths About Black People

Black Enterprise looks at 10 of the Black community's craziest myths.

As Black History Month comes to an end, Black Enterprise explores 10 of the most…

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris Talks Trafficking in Our ‘Impact Players Series’

Harris discussed the issues she's encountering in relation to crime

The state’s first female Attorney General sat down with Reuters Impact Players host Robert Wolf…

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Pres. Obama, March 2009

Check out the historic Black Enterprise cover of President Obama in March 2009 two months after being inaugurated

Was this one of your favorite covers?

By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Black Excellence, June 1997

For the 25th Anniversary of the BE 100s, our editors celebrated the “Marathon Men,”

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Ronald H. Brown, June 1996

Check out today's historic BE cover featuring the first black Secretary of US Commerce

Which has been your favorite cover so far?

By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Ann C. Fudge, August 1994

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On this cover, we profile Ann C. Fudge who became president of the Maxwell House…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: November, 1993

Check out this historic cover with Joan B. and Joan M. Johnson who sold Johnson Products Co.

The sale of Johnson Products Co., the hair care products company known for Ultra Sheen…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Russell Simmons, December, 1992

In this cover story, we delve into the empire of Russell Simmons’ Rush Communications.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Bob Johnson, May, 1992

Check out Bob Johnson in this historic cover

Bob Johnson eventually takes BET and sells it for $3 billion to media giant Viacom.

By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Virginia’s 1st Black Governor, January, 1989

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The editors of BE predicted L. Douglas Wilder would become the governor of Virginia

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Boss Moves of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Take notes on the brave career moves of the most important Civil Rights leader in black history, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

What is your greatest memory of MLK?

By Courtney Connley

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1988 FEBRUARY

Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: 25 Best Corporate Managers, Feb 1988

Today, there are eight CEOs of large publicly-traded corporations among our list of 100 top execs

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Reginald Lewis’ $985 Billion Deal, Nov 1987

Learn more about this groundbreaking and historic deal

Check out this Black Enterprise Magazine cover from November 1987 featuring Reginald Lewis and his…

By Derek T. Dingle

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1986-DECEMBER

Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Oprah’s Rise, December 1986

Check out today's historic Black Enterprise Magazine cover featuring Oprah and some of Hollywood's top black executives

Did you own any of these covers?

By Derek T. Dingle

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Ariel Investments John Rogers Talks Diversity, Business in Our ‘Impact Players’ Series

Rogers explains that he became interested in investing at a young age

Ariel Investments CEO John Rogers sits down with Reuters Impact Players host Robert Wolf in…

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Black America’s Economic Outlook, January 1984

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers focusing on the economic outlook of black America.

BE was one of the first publications to establish a board of economists.

By Derek T. Dingle

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You Make Me Better…Most Iconic Black Business-Celebrity Relationships Ever

Which of these couples is your favorite?

Ossie and Ruby, Will and Jada and more

By Mia N. Hall

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Historic Black Enterprise Covers: Jesse Jackson’s Rise, Nov 1983

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on the rise of Jesse Jackson.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Jobs in Science and Tech, Feb 1983

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on jobs in tech and science.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Commercial Success, Dec 1981

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on commercial success of black celebrities and entertainers.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Blacks vs White Women in Executive Suite, Sept. 1980

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on white women and African Americans in corporate America.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Black History Month: Valerie Jarrett Talks Obama, Career in ‘Impact Players’ Series

Jarrett addressed the improved relationship between the White House and big business

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Blacks in Record Industry, December 1979

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focus on the record industry, and the affect blacks had on it.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: The Beauty Care Industry, August 1978

BE covered how these firms were battling majority companies like Revlon for the then-$750 million black hair care and beauty aids market.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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The First 5 African-Americans to be Featured on U.S. Stamps

Many wonder who were the first group of African-Americans to get their own stamp.

It’s no secret that African-Americans have contributed to the development of the United States; more…

By Jonathan Hailey

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Black-Owned Farms, May 1978

The editors of BE developed a groundbreaking cover story on the “black land drain."

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Ernesta Procope, August 1974

BE devotes an entire issue to expose the unique challenges as well as celebrate the achievements of black female executives.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: BE 100, June 1973

BE unveils its list of the Top 100 – the nation’s largest black-owned companies

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Vietnam War, February 1971

At the height of the Vietnam War, BE was the only national publication to deal with the plight of returning G.I.s.

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By Derek T. Dingle

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Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Charles Evers, August 1970

Charles Evers, then-mayor of Fayette, Mississippi served as the magazine’s first cover subject.

He typified black entrepreneurs that emerged from the Civil Rights Movement

By Derek T. Dingle

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Cornel West: The Building of a Black Intellectual Empire

West has had an unprecedented influence on this generation of colored people both rich and poor.

Dr. Cornel West is a towering intellectual respected by the academic and hip hop community.

By Darralynn Hutson

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