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Toyota

Toyota USA: Giving Back to the Community

Giving back is part of Toyota’s commitment to diversity. For Black History Month, Toyota Motor…

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African American

How the African American Community Continues to Transform With Tech

Celebrate major strides in tech during Black History Month

In Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the…

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black history

In Case You Missed It: Celebrating Black History

A roundup of some of the stories we published here at Black Enterprise celebrating our culture and history

This year throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise published a number of articles celebrating our…

By Selena Hill

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black inventors

Black History Month: Inventions Made by Black Slaves Denied Patents

African Americans forced or born into slavery were almost always shut out of the patent process. Yet, they did invent

“One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born…

By Samara Lynn

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Lauryn

Black History Month: 10 Powerful Lyrical Quotes by Lauryn Hill

Rapper, singer, writer and actress Lauryn Hill made music history on this day, 18 years ago

Many of the lyrics from Lauryn Hill’s career continue to inspire and speak to today’s…

By Selena Hill

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Dorothy Counts

Black History Month: Dorothy Counts and School Integration

But the fight to integrate the nation’s schools is current events

Last week I attended a seminar for education journalists and, among many other things, I…

By Robin White Goode

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AT&T Celebrates Black History Month

AT&T Celebrates Black History Month and the Humanity of Connection [PHOTOS]

An evening at the National Museum of African American History and Culture honors black luminaries and executives

The National Museum of African American History and Culture plays host to a screening of…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Black Entrepreneurs

Thank You, Black Entrepreneurs

It’s imperative to remember those who have encouraged us to step out on faith and begin this journey of entrepreneurship

Dear Black Entrepreneurs: This world could never produce enough words to express how important your…

By Cameka Smith

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Denmark Vesey

Black History Month: Insurrection Leader Denmark Vesey

An educated, successful freed man would have led the most successful slave revolt in the U.S.

Nine years before Nat Turner led the 1831 slave revolt in America, Denmark Vesey was…

By Selena Hill

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president

Black History Month: The Son of a Slave Who Ran for President

George Edwin Taylor was the first African American to be nominated to run for president

Learn more about George Edwin Taylor, the first African American to be nominated to run…

By Selena Hill

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Jack

Black History Month: The Slave Behind the Jack Daniel’s Recipe

A black man played a key role in crafting America's best-selling whiskey

Jasper “Jack” Daniel is credited for inventing the popular whiskey although he learned the trade…

By Selena Hill

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Astronaut

Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

By Selena Hill

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

By Selena Hill

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Felicia Horwitz

Felicia Horowitz Hosts ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Screening

"We need to remember where we came from, to prevent the darkness from returning," says Horowitz

Felicia Horwitz gathered up a group of influential artists, activists, philanthropists, students, community leaders, and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Rosa Parks

Black History Month: Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks

Quotes and little known facts about the civil rights leader

BE celebrates Rosa Parks, a legendary civil rights leader and a key player in the…

By Selena Hill

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Eldridge Cleaver

Black History Month: Black Panther Party Leader Eldridge Cleaver

Cleavers contributions to the Black Panther Party helped the group become a national sensation

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer, political activist, and one of the early leaders of the…

By Selena Hill

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Black History Month

UPDATED: Trump Renames Black History Month Day After “Our Little Get Together”

This week's Tech 100 column: #DonaldTrumpOnBlackHistory

Added to the list of Donald Trump’s egregious offenses in only a week in office:…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History

Black History Has Nothing to Do With White People

Newsflash Mike Pence: Black history encompasses more than just slavery and "white saviors"

Rather than celebrating the contributions of African Americans on the first day of Black History Month,…

By Selena Hill

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sculptor

Google Doodle Honors Black Female Sculptor for Black History Month

Google celebrates the 19th century sculptor

Google Doogle kicked off Black History Month celebrating Edmonia Lewis, the first internationally recognized African…

By Selena Hill

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Stacey Dash

4 Ways Stacey Dash Can Bounce Back After Being Fired From Fox

After being dropped from her gig on 'Fox News,' here are a few career options Dash could consider for her next steps

It’s not clear if Stacey Dash has any upcoming projects or gigs, but we shouldn’t…

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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