When more than 1,000 entrepreneurs gather at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in…
By Derek T. Dingle
April 12, 2014
Tags: A.G. Gaston, A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award, Afro Sheen, Alden McDonald, Andrew Brimmer, Barden Companies, Berry Gordy, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, Brimmer & Co., Brown Capital Management, Burrell Communications Group, Byron Lewis, C.H. James Co., C.H. James II, Clarence Avant, Clarence Smith, Comer J. Cottrell, Don Barden, Eddie Brown, Essence Communications Inc., George Johnson, H.J. Russell & Co.. Edward Lewis, Herman J. Russell, Inner City Broadcasting, Jesse Hill Jr., Joan Johnson, John Barfield, John H. Johnson, Johnson Products Co., Johnson Publishing Co., Liberty Bank & Trust, Mays Chemiical Co., Motown, Percy Sutton, Pro-Line Corporation, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Robert L. Johnson, Soul Train, The Bartech Group, The RLJ Companies, Thomas J. Burrell, Ultra Sheen, Uniworld Group Inc., William G. Mays
A.G. Gaston Award winner Herman Russell reshaped the city of Atlanta
BE spoke with Russell, who authored “Building Atlanta: How I Broke through Segregation to Launch…
By Alan Hughes
Will the real black people of Atlanta please stand up and stop 'Love & Hip Hop'?
An Open Letter from an Atlantan who once loved reality TV: Will the Real Black…
By Kelly Smith Beaty
June 19, 2012
Tags: Atlanta, Dr. Martin Luther King, entertainment, Goodie Mob, Herman J. Russell, Kasim Reed, Love and Hip Hop, Mona Scott-Young, Outkast, PINK, reality TV, TLC, Toni Braxton, TV-Video, Usher
Also: Success Expert Dr. Dennis Kimbro; The Empowerment Experiment's Maggie Anderson
On the next edition of the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke,…
A look at a quarter-century of major events which shaped the
growth of the nation's largest black-owned businesses
Whether they’ve used conservative or risky strategies, BLACK ENTERPRISE is proud to have chronicled the…
By Alfred Edmond, Jr.
These CEOs have led their companies to perennial status on the B.E. 100s list. Here are their predictions for the next quarter century.
Many businesses have made the BE 100s over the 25-year history of the list. Several…
By Marjorie Whigham-Desir
June 1, 1997
Tags: black business history, Black History Month, Clarence Smith, Earl G. Graves, Ed Lewis, Essence, Essence Communications, H.J. Russell & Co., Herman J. Russell, John H. Johnson, Johnson Publishing, Nathan Conyers