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Celebrity Physician Jameelah Gater, M.D. Discusses the Keys to Success in Entrepreneurship and Medicine

Learn what it takes to become a successful medical doctor in the changing landscape of medical practice

Learn what it takes to become a successful medical doctor in the changing landscape of…

By Chanel Martin

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Black Women Business Owners Outpace All Other Startups Six Times National Average

Betting on black women to grow America’s economy

The number of black women business owners has increased rapidly, with one in six…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Vanessa Williams Joins Star Jones for New VH1 Drama Series

The series will follow the antics of five ladies on a popular talk show

Vanessa Williams tapped to play in Star Jones VH1 scripted drama series called “Satan Sisters,”…

By Courtney Connley

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These Democratic Lawmakers Are Leading the Call to Strengthen Disclosure of Corporate Board Diversity

Coalition of Democratic Lawmakers urge faster review of board diversity proposal

The proposal, submitted nearly a year ago, encourages the SEC to require companies to…

By Kali Wilder

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From $15,000 to $400,000: What You Didn’t Know About the Lace-Front Wig Business

Tyann Hodges, founder of Allure & More, shares tips to success in launching her business

Tyann Hodges, founder of Allure & More took $15,000 to launch a lace-front wig and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Female History Makers of 2016 You Need To Know

Power women who are etching their names in the history books

Five modern day women who have made history in 2016

By Courtney Connley

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Meet the School Principal Revolutionizing Education for Public School Students in Brooklyn

How Nadia Lopez is changing the conversation about public school education

How school principal Nadia Lopez is changing the conversation about public school education.

By Kandia Johnson

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Does a Financial Loss with Weight Watchers Mean a Loss of the ‘Oprah Effect’?

Winfrey loses $27 million amid Weight Watchers bad financial report

With recent numbers showing a major financial loss at Weight Watchers, many are wondering if…

By Courtney Connley

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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC Set Parting Ways Amid Public Dispute

TV journalist's contract is still active but she won't be the host of her namesake program

MSNBC has confirmed it is parting ways with TV journalist Melissa Harris-Perry amid public dispute…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Amy DuBois Barnett’s 10 Tips for Dealing with a Career Crisis

DuBois Barnett shares lessons of resilience as she gears up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit

Here are 10 tips on how to find the silver-lining during a career crisis.

By Safon Floyd

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Merrill Lynch’s Racquel Oden On Training the Next Generation of Financial Advisers

Oden hires approximately 1,700 advisers per year

Merrill Lynch executive Racquel Oden talks preparing the next generation of financial advisors and purposely…

By Courtney Connley

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#WhichHillary? Twitter Users Voice Concerns with Clinton’s Record

On Thursday #WhichHillary became the top trending hashtag on Twitter after a Black Lives Matter activist was kicked out of predominately white fundraiser

On Thursday morning, Twitter users voiced their displeasure with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton using the…

By Hailey Wallace

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7 Must-Haves For Women of Power Summit

Everything you need for a successful summit, and then some

As we gear up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit, BlackEnterprise.com wants nothing more…

By Safon Floyd

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Black History Month: Order of African American Nuns Celebrates 100 Years of Service

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary started as a social mission and expanded

An order of black nuns in Harlem N.Y.—one of only three original orders of its…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Co-Starring in Film About Black Women Space Pioneers

Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures' set for release in 2017

Octavia Spencer has landed a role in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures,” co-starring with Taraji P.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Michelle A. Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Black Faculty Dean

Williams will step into her role as head of the School of Public Health in July

Michelle A. Williams appointed head of Harvard’s School of Public Health, making her the first…

By Courtney Connley

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How Allyson Byrd Went From Living on Food Stamps to Running a Profitable Business

Entrepreneur explains the blueprint to growing your business revenue

As CEO of Money Movers International, Byrd is a popularly known speaker and best-selling author…

By Courtney Connley

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BE Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Raising a Black Daughter

Giving each other life

Mary Luana Williams, nicknamed ‘Lulu,’ never imagined that one day she would call one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

By Lisa Fraser

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On the Move: Channing Dungey Becomes First African American to Head Major Broadcast Network

Dungey takes over after Paul Lee

ABC appoints Channing Dungey to entertainment president, making her the first African American to…

By Courtney Connley

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