Tag Archives: Black History Month

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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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Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 22nd

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and more

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Black History Month Quote of the Day: Hank Aaron

Hammerin Hank Aaron with a great quote, today

Today, February 22nd, we have a quote from MLB legend and former BE 100s CEO,…

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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?

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Black History Month Quote of the Day: Maynard H. Jackson

Today, February 21st, we have a quote from former Atlanta mayor and black business champion, Maynard H. Jackson

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Black Birthdays for Feb 21st: Nina Simone, Robert Mugabe and More

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Happy Birthday to Nina Simone, Corbin Bleu, Robert Mugabe and others

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In 1964, Wallace talked with Malcolm X in his home for one of few interviews conducted shortly before the leader's assassination. Wallace would count the Nation of Islam leader as a friend thereafter. His interview gave one of the first mainstream glimpses into Malcolm X's beliefs and the concept of "invisible movements" occurring nationwide during a time of high civil unrest. 


"...Negroes are banning together, in different kinds of movements, all kinds of movements," Malcolm X said. "They remain almost invisible ...When I say invisible I mean invisible in the sense that their existence is unknown and no matter how much you try and track them down, you can't find them. And never try and find them through the Negro leaders. The Negro leaders are famous as apologists. If you recall, one of the most famous Negro leaders in 1959 was asked by you about the Black Muslim Movement, and he said he knew nothing about it..."

Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 21st

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on Malcolm X, Barbara Jordan and many more

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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…

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Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 20th

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on Sidney Poitier and Frederick Douglass.

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Black History Month Quote of the Day: Nelson Mandela

What do you think of this quote?

We will publish a landmark quote from an African American legend every day of Black…

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Black Birthdays for Feb 20th: Rihanna, Charles Barkley and More

Check out who else is celebrating today

Today Rihanna and Charles Barkley celebrate their birthday’s to name a few

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Why Can’t we Celebrate Black History Year?

Why not do it all year?

Why not do it all year? Why can’t we celebrate Black History Year?

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Black Birthdays for February 19th: Seal and Smokey Robinson

Today singer Smokey Robinson and Seal celebrate their birthdays in this Black History Month.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, singer Smokey Robinson is photographed backstage at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Black History Month Facts of the Day: Feb 19th

Today’s Black History Month facts focus on John Singleton and Smokey Robinson.

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Black History Month Quote of the Day: Ursula Burns

We will publish a landmark quote from an African American legend every day of Black History Month.

Does this quote inspire you?

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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…

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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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Black History Month Quote of the Day: Oprah Winfrey

Does Oprah inspire you?

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Black History Month Facts of the Day: February 18th

Check out today's facts featuring Toni Morrison and more.

Did you know any of these?

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Black Birthdays for February 18th: Dr. Dre and More

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Happy Birthday Dr. Dre!

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