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Elevator Pitch Competition Deadline Extended!

You now have a little under a week to perfect and submit your pitch. Best of luck!

Black Enterprise just announced that we have so graciously extended the submission deadline of the…

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[Entrepreneurs Summit] Drive Sales Using Social Media Technology

Experts advise you on taking your business to the next level via online presence

There must be strategy implemented to drive sales using social media technology. Here is where…

By Safon Floyd

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Elevator Pitch Competition Tips, Straight from the Judges

Entrepreneurs Summit: The deal makers and deal breakers you should know before submitting your pitch

BlackEnterprise.com has gathered advice from pitch competition judges so that you may have a trusty…

By Safon Floyd

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Your Business Awaits—Register Now!

Let Black Enterprise help you build your business

This year’s Entrepreneurs Summit is focused on the marriage of innovation and capital, as it…

By Safon Floyd

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EXCLUSIVE: The U.S. Black Chambers Endorse Hillary Clinton

BE Politics has learned that the U.S. Black Chambers will endorse presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

This is a major win for Clinton, who has been struggling with with the unexpected,…

By Hailey Wallace

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Brian Williams, founder of PurchaseBlack.com

Brian Williams Makes it Easy For Consumers to Buy Black

PurchaseBlack.com is an e-commerce hub for black businesses

“Buying black” became popular in the African American community as an economic self-help goal just…

By Sonja Mack

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Taking Black Business to the Next Level

The evolution of black business has been driven by greater access to capital, expansion into broader markets, and participation in dominant and emerging industries.

The growth and evolution of black business has been, and must continue to be, driven…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Tani Chambers’ 5 Tips For Small Business Owners

'Women Who Crush It' founder inspires female entrepreneurs

With more than 15 years of business experience, Tani Chambers teaches female entrepreneurs how they…

By Brittany Dandy

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Our 20-year Mission to Advance Black Business Achievement

This year marks the two decades of our annual small business conference, where you can build your network and grow your company

This year marks the two decades of our annual small business conference, where you can…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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One World Doll Project Helps Girls Of Color To Embrace Their Beauty

Trent T. Daniel and Stacey McBride-Irby created the One World Doll Project in 2010 to make a significant positive cultural impact through their line of “Prettie Girl” dolls

Girls of color are influenced by societal attitudes about race at a young age. More…

By Kimberly Wilson

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How Reginald Lewis Changed Business Forever

Twenty-five years after the TLC Beatrice deal created the first black-owned billion-dollar business, African American entrepreneurs use its lessons to drive deal-making on a global level

It was the summer of 1987, and Christophe, who had left Citibank, was in his…

By Gregory S. Bell

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I’m Proud to Be Part of the Legacy of Reginald F. Lewis

25 years ago, the deal maker extraordinaire became a legend. One simple question gave Black Enterprise the inside track on his story: "What's next?"

When Reginald F. Lewis’ $985 million acquisition of Beatrice International was announced, the story would…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Opinion: Real Corporate Diversity Beyond Hollow ‘Race Insurance’ Programs

The author gives his opinion on what it takes to have true diversity within an organization, beyond 'tokenism'

Author Raynard Jackson gives his opinion on what it takes to have true diversity within…

By Raynard Jackson

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Rising Food Prices Affecting Black Business Across The Country

Longest drought in U.S. history forces spike in food prices

Longest drought in U.S. history forces spike in food prices

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Buffalo Residents Urged To Support Black Businesses

Local Black Chamber of Commerce calls for locals to "buy black" every day in August

Local Black Chamber of Commerce calls for locals to “buy black” every day in August

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s 1st Black Business Now In 4th Generation

Funeral home first opened its doors in 1916

Funeral home first opened its doors in 1916

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Oval Office Interview with President Barack Obama

President Obama sat down with Black Enterprise Magazine for an exclusive interview in which he talks about black businesses and unemployment.

In a 20-minute Q&A session with BE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle, President Obama talked about…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Popular Black-Owned Harlem Bowling Alley To Close

Rising rents in the neighborhood and a slow summer season have forced them to close their doors

Rising rents in the neighborhood and a slow summer season have forced them to close…

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Some Black Business Owners Fear Minimum Wage Hike

The minimum wage would increase by 85 cents per year for the next 3 years from its current $7.25 wage

The minimum wage would increase by 85 cents per year for the next 3 years…

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Why And How Black Businesses Should Improve Their Customer Service

Here's a list of the causes of bad customer service and what you can do to change that culture

Here’s a list of the causes of bad customer service and what you can do…

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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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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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