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Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Sanaia Applesauce Owner Shares Small Business Tips After Appearing on ‘Shark Tank’


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Business owner Keisha Smith-Jeremie shares tips for entrepreneurs after pitching her adult applesauce brand, Sanaia Applesauce, on Season 10 of ABC’s “Shark Tank.”

Black-Owned Legal Tech Company Raises $6 MILLION SERIES A


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Court Buddy, a legal tech company that instantly matches solo lawyers on-demand for your a-la-carte legal services at flat rates based on your budget, raised a total amount of $7.1 million in funding.

The Pros and Cons of Transitioning From Corporate Employee to Franchise Owner


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Former PepsiCo exec Sam Reed, Jr. used his experience in corporate America to build an award-winning AlphaGraphics franchise in Irving, Texas.

I’m Outraged By The Elizabeth Warren DNA Debacle, But Mostly I’m Tired of Being Outraged


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I gobbled up all the Elizabeth Warren DNA coverage I could until I couldn’t stand any more. And now I’m asking myself: How do we break through the outrage and actually make meaningful impact? And, as we go about trying, how do we keep from losing our minds, our jobs, and all hope for a brighter tomorrow?

Millennial Moves: Danielle Jeter is Building a Tribe of Women in Media in Philly


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Philadelphia native Danielle Jeter has created a platform to prepare women to work and lead in the fields of media, entertainment, and art.

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Going Natural with Mahisha Dellinger

As founder & CEO of CURLS, L.L.C., Mahisha Dellinger has combed out a small part in the $2.56 billion natural haircare industry. And she just finished the premiere season as host of the show "Mind Your Business with Mahisha." Late this summer, she sat down with Black Enterprise Executive Managing Editor Alisa Gumbs.

With 28 million small businesses in the United States, Lu Yarbrough, Associate Vice President for Nationwide, explains w...

Tarana Burke, the founder of the #Metoo hashtag, which later went viral as a world-wide movement among sexually abuse vi...

Tracey Travis, executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer at Estée Lauder Companies, offers advice on finding...

Tracey T. Travis, executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer at The Estée Lauder Companies, has served on Cor...

Lisa W. Wardell, who serves on the Lowes Company's Board of Directors, is one of 308 African Americans sitting on a corp...

Rodney Green, PGA, talks about the advantages of learning the game of golf for business purposes.

Actor and Choreographer Darrin Henson talks about his influencers, accomplishments and how people can help themselves.

Lisa W. Wardell, president and CEO of Adtalem Global Education, is the only African American woman CEO to run a Fortune ...

Alicia Wilson, senior vice president of Impact Investments & Senior Legal Counsel for the Port Covington Development Tea...

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Much has been written about 2018 being the year of the woman. Excuse us if we don’t get too excited. The extraordinary accomplishments of black women aren’t new. We didn’t arrive on the scene just now, and in 2019 we’re not going to fade back into the woodwork. Here are 25 black women who are changing the world.

Jesse Williams Addresses America at the BET Awards

Grey’s Anatomy actor and social activist Jesse Williams prophetically addressed America during his awards speech at the 16th annual BET Awards on June 26, at the Microsoft Theatre at L.A. Live. Presented with the Humanitarian Award by BET Chairman/CEO Debra Lee. Check out all of the latest content focused on the issues and topics important to black men.

Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a three-year $750,000 grant from Intel Corp. The grant is part of the Intel HBCU Grant program announced last month, which is part of the tech giant’s Diversity in Technology Initiative which began in January 2015. Be sure and catch up on all of the latest BE Smart content.

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