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Three Black Business and Civic Leaders Honored by Western Michigan University

Two residence halls and a conference center at Western Michigan University will be named after…

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General Motors volunteers help 2nd - 6th grade students at Detroit International Academy Tuesday, September 12, 2017 during a STEM-focused activity in celebration of the GM - Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Catapults Launch of Black Girls Code Detroit Chapter

New opportunities for BGC after pushback of Uber donation

Recently another grant surfaced, along with several other offers allowing the company to raise well…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Chanivia Patterson

Meet The Educator Changing the Face of Failing Schools in Detroit

How to create a "beating the odds" school

Recognized as a 2017 Michigan Administrator of the Year by Michigan Association of Public School…

By Kandia Johnson

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black restaurant week

How This Dynamic Duo Launched Detroit’s First Black Restaurant Week

Event highlights the owners of black-owned dining establishments in the Metro Detroit area

Kwaku Osei-Bonsu, founder of the Strange Roots Box, and Lauren Bates talk launching Detroit’s first…

By Kandia Johnson

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Detroit

‘Detroit’ Tells A Gruesome, Horrifying Story That Must Be Seen

It's raw, uncomfortable, and painful—just like our history

Black Enterprise spoke to the cast of “Detroit” about the film’s storyline, which uncovers a…

By Selena Hill

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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business Owners

American University scholar acquires skills that will revitalize her hometown

Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in…

By Robin White Goode

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This Detroit Entrepreneur Is Tapping into This $47 Billion Market

This serial entrepreneur just dived into the lucrative fuel industry

Moses says he also decided to start ACE Petroleum because the real estate
business is now…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Meagan Ward Founder of Femology

Femology Business Lounge Plans to Help Women-Owned Businesses Thrive

A working space to accommodate the growing women-owned business scene in Detroit

Meagan Ward (Image: creativelyflawless.com)
 
When Meagan Ward, founder and CEO of Creatively Flawless, met client-turned-business-partner…

By Kandia Johnson

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hashtag props

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Co-Founder of Hashtag Props

This producer of custom signs recently pitched his small business during the 'Shark Tank' Diversity Tour

Shark Tank Cast (Photo: ABC Television Group)
For the sixth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour,…

By Brandon Andrews

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Detroit

This College Student is Ready to Take on Detroit

A Motor City native, Myya D. Jones is poised to lead

The former intern at the U.S. House of Representatives also wants to make sure poor…

By Robin White Goode

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Detroit

Exclusive: Why I Am Running For Mayor Of Detroit While Still In College

MSU student Myya D. Jones explains why she's running for office

A rundown of what Myya D. Jones, a student at Michigan State University, stands for,…

By Black Enterprise

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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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Motown

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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facial

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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coralee

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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Confidence Boosters

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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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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JavaScript Developer

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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