Tag Archives: Publisher’s Page

Paying Tribute to Atlanta’s Master Builder, Herman J. Russell

Russell forged a legacy as a master businessman and mentor who inspired several generations of leaders in business, politics, and beyond

In Nov. 15, America lost a great man and one of the most iconic black…

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Knowing When to Say When

Eventually, the success and potential of every enterprise is determined by an entrepreneur’s ability to…

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The Time to Plan Your Retirement is Now

You’re 30 years old. Do you have any idea how much money you’ll need to…

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Public Education: A State of Emergency

American education is in crisis. And public schools, especially those populated by black and brown…

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Celebrated or Not, Mediocrity Won’t Cut It

Straight talk from Earl G. Graves, the visionary founder and publisher of Black Enterprise

Excellence is a personal code of conduct that demands that, every day, you strive to…

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Black Enterprise’s Extraordinary Journey

The modest monthly magazine I founded 40 years ago has become the uplifting force driving the ascent of African American entrepreneurs

Black enterprise was just a modest monthly magazine when I founded it 40 years ago—just…

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Tribute to a Titan of Public Service

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy carried the torch of social justice for all Americans

During a legislative career spanning five decades, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was a powerful, often…

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Why We’re Stepping Up for Detroit

Last November, when we announced that Detroit would be the host city of our…

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No More Excuses

Who among us—especially those of my generation—ever dared believe that an American of African…

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