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Entrepreneurs Summit

The 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit Daily: Day 1

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

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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…

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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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Houston Hip Hop Pioneer Bun B Expands Business Portfolio

The "Big Pimpin" rapper is an entrepreneur and businessman with an impressive career resume

Houston is synonymous with Bun B. Any hip hop enthusiast knows that Houston’s reputation on…

By Kimberly Wilson

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City Eats: Uncovering Houston’s Culinary Hotspots

The city has over 11,000 different restaurants

Houston is special – and not just because it’s the hometown to both Beyonce and…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Beyoncé Donates $7 Million to Help Homeless in Houston

Superstar continues to use platform to expand philanthropic work

Not one to forget where she comes from, Beyonce has donated $7 million to help…

By Courtney Connley

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Houston Teachers File Lawsuit Challenging Teacher Evaluation Methods

Houston teachers cite assessment methods as unfair and inaccurate

Houston teachers fight for improvement to current teacher evaluation methods

By Courtney Connley

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be news

Houston Police Chief Calls Chad Holley Beating ‘Sickening’

The ex-officers who are charged in beating face up to a year in jail if convicted

Houston police chief says officers did not follow proper procedure

By Makkada B. Selah

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Vince Young Loan Scandal Takes Another Twist

Former football star's financial woes continue to mount

Vince Young could be in hot water.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Sign in Houston Apartment Complex Promotes Racial Profiling

The sign warns against teenagers of the 'Afro American race'

A sign posted in a Houston apartment complex encourages residents to profile black teenagers

By Makkada B. Selah

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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