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Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

Over 1,000 Entrepreneurs and Innovators at Black Enterprise’s 2019 Black Business Conference, FWD

This year over 1,000 innovators, creators, and founders will be gathering and collaborating to move their businesses forward. Our three track programming; Launch, Grow, and Innovate along with SistersInc. comprise immersive workshops and sessions designed to propel the emerging, aspiring, and established as they do business on their own terms

Freedom vs. Emancipation: The Celebration of Juneteenth

In 1866, freedman organized the first June 19, or Juneteenth, celebrations. Today, it is observed in 45 states as an annual holiday of freedom.

Film ‘Legacy Lives On’ Premieres At ABFF, Follows Financial Journey of Three Black Women

Legacy Lives On, screened at ABFF, follows the financial journey of three black women and highlights the relationship African Americans have with money.

The Brains Behind the Company, Looker, That Google Acquired for $2.6 Billion

Looker, a big data analytics platform, was recently acquired by Google. Meet the black software engineer who is the brains behind Looker.

Shaq Invests in Nine Atlanta-Area Papa John’s Restaurants

Shaquille O’Neal invested in nine Papa John’s locations in the Atlanta area. Since his retirement, NBA Hall-of-Famer has landed major business deals.

Most Powerful Women in Corporate America

The 135 women on the roster make up our largest ever list of the crème of the crop of the most powerful black women in corporate America.They have succeeded by leading with performance, deeply understanding their company culture, deftly navigating the corporate landscape, and—above all—wisely wielding their power


Isiah Thomas Talks About The Partnership Between His Champagne And the NBPA

NBA legend Isiah Thomas opens up about the joint partnership between his Cheurlin Champagne company and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) with NBPA executive director Michele Roberts

When Melissa Butler’s passion to create a more purposeful career called, she found herself exiting Wall Street and ent...

The Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gets real about the important financial conversations a couple should have before ...

Associate Vice President of Nationwide Lu Yarbrough explains how one of the largest insurance companies in the world is ...

One of the few African Americans to lead a major corporation, Ron Williams is a proven transformational leader. With the...

Yubi Beauty founder Adiya Dixon and Taj George of SWV talk about the importance of self care for moms in Part 2 of a two...

Yubi Beauty founder Adiya Dixon and Taj George of SWV talk about the importance of self care for moms in Part 1 of a two...

Here is a compilation of the must-see documentaries debuting in 2019.

Invited by NASCAR, Black Enterprise went to the Daytona 500 race for some behind the scenes access of NASCAR's "superbow...

Joe Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adding diversity to presidential bid.

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25 black women who are changing the world

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.