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Interview: Christina Milian On Expanding Her Entrepreneurial Venture, Viva Diva Wines

Milian used her savvy to position Viva Diva Wines on her E! Network show “Turned…

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Chef Curry (Image: PM Studios)

‘Chef Curry’ is Cookin’ with New Mobile App

“Bringing Chef Curry to life has been an incredible experience,” said Ayesha Curry

NBA superstar, Steph Curry, and wife, chef, Ayesha Curry have partnered with PM studios to…

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(From left to right) Truth, Young Lee, Ray J, Ray Lee, and Frank Di Olivero pose for a photo with outgoing boxes bearing the Raycon logo. (Image: Raycon)

Ray J Closes $31 Million Deal to Launch Raycon

The investors, Cowboy Wholesale, will market Raycon products

Cowboy Wholesale will market Raycon products through its global logistics and distribution channels, leaving Ray…

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Kehlani (Image: Savannah Baker)

Backstage Capital Makes Investment in R&B Artist Kehlani’s Tech Startup

The startup focuses on health and wellness

Managing Director, Arlan Hamilton came onboard committing $50,000 in addition to mentorship and advisory.

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(Image: 'Spectacular' Blue Smith)

Interview: Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular Makes Money Moves with Adwizar

With hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spec has a very successful social media agency

With over hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spectacular has a very successful Social…

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Google

Ne-Yo Discusses the Fine Line Between Tech and Entertainment

Sponsored by Google, this ABFF panel focused on how the tech industry can better reach and appeal to minority youth, among other things

Google sponsored a panel discussion at the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) that addressed…

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music

Educator Offers Free College Courses on the Business of Music

Meet John P. Kellogg, a leading attorney and Berklee College of Music professor, who is teaching two free online courses on the music business

With more people eager to launch a career in a fast-changing industry, one prominent attorney…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Pulitzer Prize Winners

From Brooklyn to Broadway: Playwright Lynn Nottage Makes History as Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner

Lynn Nottage joins an elite and exclusive group of multiple Pulitzer-winning American playwrights and debuts ‘Sweat’ on the Great White Way

Lynn Nottage shares her elation with the Broadway debut of Sweat and her upcoming projects…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Prentice Penny

‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Opens Up About his New truTV Series

After working behind the scenes on 'Insecure,' 'Girlfriends,' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Prentice Penny will step onto the small screen

Writer and producer Prentice Penny stars in the new lifestyle series Upscale with Prentice Penny,…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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TV

I Switched to Internet-Only TV; Here’s What It’s Like

Read this and consider the pros and cons of live-streaming television from the web, before cancelling your cable TV subscription

I’ve had Internet TV for 3 months now, and while I was exuberant over “cutting…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Forecast

Tech Forecast: Social Artificial Intelligence Increases Entertainment Brands Profit Margins

Usage of emerging tech cultivates new experiences and partnerships with location-based entertainment insights

New predictive social analysis data is a trending tech topic for 2017 just like President…

By Nathaniel J.

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fashion week

Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week

Fashionistas can expect to integrate effortless chic, elegant silhouettes, and tech for spring/summer '17

New York Fashion Week is the ultimate sneak peak of the most incredible fashion ideas…

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The Ultimate Man (or Woman) Cave Projector

You will never go out to the movies again

Want to turn your man cave or living room into an awesome theater? You can…

By Samara Lynn

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screenwriting

The Akils on Jumpstarting Your Career in Screenwriting

In their Q&A-filled Industry Coaching seminar, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil provide practical advice on how to become a screenwriter

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil brought some tips on screenwriting to the American Black…

By Kali Wilder

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virtual reality

African American-Led Virtual Reality Company Lands $23 Million in Funding

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR content

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR…

By Samara Lynn

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Claire Sulmers Talks Inspiring the Next Generation of Fashion and Entertainment Leaders

Fashion Bomb Daily founder shares inspiration behind Cocktails with Claire tour

Claire Sulmers opens up about Cocktails with Claire tour, working with Miss Diddy and best…

By Courtney Connley

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‘Unfiltered’ Documentary about Rihanna in the Works

New documentary will take a deeper look into the life of the popular young entertainer, philanthropist, and businesswoman

A new documentary about Rihanna will take an ‘unflitered’ look into the life of the…

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7 Virtual Reality Headsets We Want Now

Virtual Reality has evolved and is accessible to the masses. Here are some of the hottest headsets we want.

The technology consists of a pair of somewhat awkward looking headsets that immerse the wearer…

By Samara Lynn

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Actress Bresha Webb Dishes on the Best Career Advice She’s Ever Received

"Meet the Blacks" star opens up about her biggest influences in the industry

Find out what actress Bresha Webb says is the best career advice she’s ever received…

By Courtney Connley

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The Real Story About Steve Harvey and the Miss Universe Pageant

Harvey made no mistake by becoming part owner of the pageant's production company

In the Dec 2014/Jan 2015 issue of Black Enterprise, Steve Harvey discusses details of his…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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