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Hurricane Harvey

BE 100s CEO Steps Up to Assist Harvey Victims With $62 Million Fund

Tony Chase, chairman and CEO of ChaseSource L.P. (No. 87 on the BE 100s with…

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Hurricane Harvey

Black Businesses and Supporters Offer Harvey Aid in Spite of Own Obstacles

Houston area business leaders are providing help to the community

Larger black-owned companies and entities that advocate, do business with and support small black owned…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Financial Relief Underway for Black Homeowners and Entrepreneurs Recovering from Harvey

As the waters recede, it's time to rebuild

Some observers have estimated that Harvey in final damages could exceed $100 billion.
FEMA estimates that…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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How to Get an SBA Disaster Loan After Hurricane Harvey

Everything you need to know

The funds from an SBA loan are to be used to pay for uninsured damages…

By Samara Lynn

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Houston Black Chamber Establishes Relief Fund for Harvey-Ravaged Black Businesses

Donate to help black-owned businesses in Houston or get assistance as a Houston-based business

The Greater Houston Black Chamber is setting up the GHBC Foundation 501c3 Relief Fund to…

By Samara Lynn

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Everyone can do something to help

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

By Samara Lynn

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Echoing Katrina, Harvey Threatens to Devastate Houston’s Black-Owned Businesses

There is likely a long, painful road to recovery ahead for the black businesses that survive

A furious and unforgiving storm, Hurricane Harvey, threatens to derail the incredible progress made by…

By Samara Lynn

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Entrepreneurs Summit

The 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit Daily: Day 1

The annual Black Enterprise conference kicked off with a bang!

Hundreds of business owners traveled across the country to Houston, Texas, on May 17 for…

By Selena Hill

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African American politicians

Keeping the Doors of Opportunity Open for Black Businesses in Houston

African American politicians are working to keep business open for blacks in the conservative state

One politician who has seen the dramatic political shifts on the local, state, and county…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Carlecia Wright

See How This Financial Maverick is Helping Black Businesses Grow in Houston

Carlecia Wright is helping to turn Houston into the capital of diverse business innovation

In her role as director of the Office of Business Opportunity, Carlecia Wright helps foster…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Kase Lawal

Kase Lawal is One of the Biggest Power Players in Houston’s Oil Industry

Lawal is chairman of the only energy company that is controlled by African Americans on the New York Stock Exchange

Nigerian-born Kase Lawal represents one of Houston’s greatest power sources. He serves as chairman of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Sherman Lewis III

How Sherman Lewis III Became the Largest Black-Owned Employer in Houston

Sherman Lewis III risked it all to open up a profitable business franchise

Sherman Lewis III says that he may be conservative by nature but he “bet the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Gerald B. Smith

BE 100s CEO Gerald B. Smith Talks Building Business in Houston

Houston is booming with successful black business leaders such as Gerald B. Smith

BE spoke exclusively with Gerald B. Smith, a native Houstonian who has become a major…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Yolanda Adams is Serious About Business

The Grammy Award-winning gospel singer opens up about her business ventures in this BE exclusive

Infused with the entrepreneurial spirit by her late father, Adams has created an array of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Small Business Awards

Enter the Black Enterprise Small Business Awards and Elevator Pitch Competition Now!

Be honored for your business or win cash for your elevator pitch

All small business owners and entrepreneurs of color should not miss out on the opportunity…

By Selena Hill

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Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI Scores Diverse Small Businesses for NFL Contracts

Over 300 Houston enterprises to conduct business during big game festivities

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are preparing to face off in Super…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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top cities

Houston Among Top Cities For Small Businesses

These are the cities that were ranked the highest achievers, where micro and small businesses are thriving

Texas may very well be the place to be if you are a small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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women owners

Women Business Owners Unite for ‘She Said. She Led. She Is.’

Black, female business owners gathered in Houston to discuss cultivating sustainable enterprises at the dinner, which celebrated female empowerment

Some 120 women business owners convened in Houston, Texas for the “She Said. She Led.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SAT

These Students Prove Khan Academy SAT Prep Works

Three students learn that they can learn anything

Three students raise their SAT scores through hard work and discipline. Read how they conquered…

By Robin White Goode

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Black-Owned Bed and Breakfast in Houston Beckons Vacationers

La Maison in Midtown is one of the few, but hailed, black-owned B&Bs

The most important decision when planning your visit to Houston (or any city, in fact)…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Equifax hack

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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