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Entrepreneurs of Color Fund Awards Nearly $3 Million to Detroit Businesses

JPMorgan Chase helps 30 small businesses in Detroit since fund's launch last year

Since the launch of Entrepreneurs of Colors Fund last year, JPMorgan Chase Awards has awarded…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dawna Kelly

Dawna Kelly Is Making Magic With Her Abrakadoodle Franchise

Here's how these franchise owners are using their business to enhance and improve the Detroit school systems by making children's art education accessible to the community

Children’s art education franchises not only give back to the community but can be quite…

By Nancy E Williams

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Ford Motor Invests $6M in Motown Museum Expansion

Berry Gordy’s famous Hitsville U.S.A. house to get a total $50 million upgrade

Motown legend Berry Gordy helped create a trailblazing new sound in American music. He formed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Terrence Southern

Tech Innovator of the Week: Terrence Southern, Robotics Engineer

Detroit native Terrence Southern advances STEM education while leading GE's automation strategy

Despite a busy professional life, Terrence Southern makes time to pay it forward with his…

By Samara Lynn

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Skinphorea Facial Bar Offers Facial Cocktails with a “Happy Hour” Feel

Enjoy all-natural 30-minute express facials with custom-designed cocktail treatments

Check out Detroit’s first and only high-concept facial bar offering customers a facial with a…

By Chanel Martin

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Meet Coralee Luxe Events – The Detroit David Tutera of Weddings

Learn how she got her start in the wedding industry, what inspires her, and how she used social media to grow her business

Celebrations are one of life’s truest pleasures, but planning them can be a real problem.…

By Chanel Martin

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Detroit

Detroit Engineer: Turn Buses Into Rolling Tech Teaching Labs

An Amazon engineer has a way to empower people and provide technology skills in his hometown of Detroit

An Amazon engineer hailing from Detroit has a novel idea for that city’s unused school…

By Samara Lynn

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Five Confidence Boosters That Will Advance Business Acumen

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business.

By Chanel Martin

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Minority Entrepreneurs: A Big Part of Detroit’s Comeback

Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co Jamie Dimon says The Motor City is a place that welcomes and encourages business investment

Today, Detroit is home to over 61,000 small businesses. Minority entrepreneurs play a big role…

By Jamie Dimon

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A Co-working Space Grows in Detroit

A Place in Detroit offers startups in the Motor City, affordable and organic co-working office space

We will provide coworking space and opportunity outside of downtown Detroit; once you get outside…

By Samara Lynn

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Loyola High School a Beacon of Hope in Detroit

Leaders use faith and support to empower their graduates

“It’s a generational curse. Young men grow up without fathers, and then become fathers themselves…

By Robin White Goode

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Business Renewal in Detroit: Former NFL Player Ron Bartell Invests In His Hometown

Owner of Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffles offers a great experience and creates jobs outside downtown area

As a native Detroiter, Ron Bartell is passionate about investing in his community with his…

By Yvelette Stines

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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

By Cristie Leondis

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Judge Greg Mathis to Join 17th Annual Black College Expo

Career and internship component at each venue

The 17th Annual Black College Expo is taking place Feb. 6, 2016 at the L.A.…

By Robin White Goode

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Prosecutor Kym Worthy Leads Charge to Complete Testing of 10,000 Rape Kits

'Toughest woman in Detroit' says there's still more work to be done

Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy has led the charge to complete testing on 10,000…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

By Brittany Dandy

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Entrepreneur Dedicates Small Business to Children Obtaining Job Skills

Darlene Alston provides hands on work experience and a place for teens to grow

Entrepreneur Darlene Alston provides teens with hands on work experience in her quaint vintage tea…

By Brittany Dandy

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Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

Rediscovering Detroit: A City Worth Pulling For

The city has countless restaurants, attractions, and over 500 museums

Rediscover Detroit, the comeback city. With countless restaurants, attractions, and over 500 museums, it’s a…

By Kitty Bradshaw

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Young Jeezy Inspires Youth at Juvenile Detention Center

Rapper takes time off his tour to inspire and empower

Young Jeezy visits Detroit juvenile detention center while on tour.

By Courtney Connley

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How One Contruction Entrepreneur Is Helping Put Detroit Back to Work

Marcus Jones details journey to founding Detroit Training Center

The Detroit Training Center educates unskilled residents for job opportunities during the revitalization of the…

By Chanel Martin

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