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Binge Read This Week’s “Great Moments in Black Business”

Don’t miss out on the great moments of those firms that have occupied BLACK ENTERPRISE’s…

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From ‘American Crime Story’ to Co-Starring With Oprah and Tom Cruise, Actor Courtney B. Vance Reflects on His Career

The award-winning actor opens up about his career and personal life

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Though he’s been acting for more than 30 years, Courtney B. Vance credits…

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weekend

Catch Up on All the Tea With These Great Weekend Reads

Here's a round-up of the news stories you may have missed on BlackEnterprise.com this week

We’ve survived yet another week of blunders—from the Trump administration to Shea Moisture, which demonstrated…

By Selena Hill

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Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Reveals That She Never Planned to Star in Henrietta Lacks [VIDEO]

At the premiere of the HBO film, Oprah Winfrey admits that even she gets scared by big roles

This weekend marked the broadcast premiere of the HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

By Alisa Gumbs

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John Douglas Thompson

John Douglas Thompson Opens Up About ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ and ‘Julius Caesar’

The acclaimed actor talks to Black Enterprise about starring in these new productions

John Douglas Thompson, who has been lauded as “one of the most compelling classical stage…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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intern

From Intern to Mogul: 5 Celebrities Who Were Once Interns

Chance the Rapper may not just be looking for a new intern, he could actually groom the next big mogul

In light of Chance the Rapper’s quest for a new intern read about the business…

By Selena Hill

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Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield Opens Up About Starring on Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Greenleaf’

Actress shares about her love for the arts and the real-world women who comprise her character on the critically-acclaimed original drama series

Lynn Whitfield is one of a few African American actresses who has successfully achieved longevity…

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10 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

What does it mean to live a “good life”?

What does it mean to live a “good life”? Whether it’s traveling to an exotic…

By Kandia Johnson

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Oprah

New Book Tells the Story of Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words

'OWN IT: Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words' is a collection the media mogul's thoughts, words, and actions

Oprah has become an inspiration for audiences around the world. Her message—to live one’s best…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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media

Want to Work in Media? You Can.

The Emma Bowen Foundation provides internships to black students

The foundation looks beyond who’s in front of the camera to place students along three…

By Robin White Goode

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healthy habits

3 Healthy Habits of the Nation’s Leading Bosses

From the POTUS, to innovative small biz owners, be inspired by these easy healthy activities

From President Obama to Kevin Hart, successful bosses have one thing in common: They incorporate…

By Janell Hazelwood

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michelle obama

Michelle Obama Speaks Candidly About Dealing With Haters

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses trailblazing the path for next generation of women with Oprah

At the United States of Women Summit in Washington D.C., First Lady Michelle Obama sat…

By Kandia Johnson

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Muhammad Ali

Remembering Muhammad Ali: 10 Takeaways From Will Smith’s Interview With Oprah Winfrey

Revelations from OWN’s rebroadcast of the interview with Smith and Ali

In memory of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, OWN presented a special re-airing of the boxer’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Oprah

Oprah Winfrey to Launch New Line of Food Products

Oprah's Kitchen is expected to offer everything from beverages to bacon

Network owner and entertainment media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her scope of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address at Johnson C. Smith

She quotes Jackson: Excellence is the best deterrent to racism

Oprah added, “And I said, ‘Listen, anybody that knows me knows: I don’t believe in…

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Oprah Winfrey Set to Star in HBO’s ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

The series features Emmy Award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield, Merle Dandridge, and Keith David

Oprah Winfrey stars in needed film, HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

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Oprah Gives You Drama with Greenleaf

Media icon takes on family and the black church with new OWN Network series

Watch Oprah Winfrey, Lynn Whitfield, and Keith David, deliver all the drama family and the…

By Safon Floyd

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Tracy Morgan Shares His New Found Gratitude For Life After His 2014 Car Accident

Morgan sits down with Oprah Winfrey in rare interview

Tracy Morgan sits down with Oprah Winfrey in rare interview.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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intern

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

By Cristie Leondis

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8 Dynamic Black Women History-Makers In Film, Television and Theatre

Celebrating Women's History Month with bold and brazen trailblazers in entertainment

BlackEnterprise.com is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month by commemorating those bold and brazen black…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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