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Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Former MoviePass CEO Stacy Spikes Launches New Tech Venture

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Former MoviePass CEO and the Urbanworld Film Festival founder, Stacy Spikes is launching his next company PreShow, an ad-supported theater network, making movie-going free.

Protecting Your Startup Idea: The Vital Areas to Safeguard

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It is necessary to spend time planning to protect what’s being built. This begins with protecting your startup idea, hiring the right people, and guarding your finances.

A Look Back at Dr. Dre’s $70 Million USC Donation in 2013

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Dre mentioned that his daughter acceptance was complete without “jail time”  – a shady reference to the college admissions scandal that unfurled last week. He deleted the post in response to criticism that he had made a hefty donation to USC before his daughter was accepted. Here is the original report on the donation.

Black Female Executive Is a Mighty Force at Toyota: Her Story

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Sandra Phillips Rogers, one of the most powerful women in corporate America, manages an expansive portfolio at Toyota North America as group vice president, general counsel, chief legal officer, corporate secretary, and chief diversity officer.

Don’t Let Just Anyone Handle Your Money: Use Caution When Choosing a Financial Adviser

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African Americans may do well to check out a financial adviser’s credentials thoroughly before hiring one to manage their investments. New data shows what you need to know before choosing a financial adviser. 

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


Uncle Nearest Tennessee Whiskey Celebrates Black Master Distiller

Fawn Weaver, CEO, Co-Founder and Chief Historian of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, discusses how the brand celebrates the legendary Uncle Nearest - an African American master distiller.

Yes, there is a diversity problem in tech and discrimination does exist. But so does opportunity—lots of it—and you ...

Learn how to interpret–and project—the unspoken postures, gestures and mannerisms that matter most as body language ...

Salaries, bonuses, benefits, raises, exit packages—whatever you’re facing, you may have more options and bargaining ...

Real talk from this panel of bright young corporate leaders on getting noticed, being heard, and gaining a seat at the t...

In today’s climate, the male-female dynamic in corporate America may be more confusing and complicated than ever—eve...

Change and uncertainty are no longer isolated conditions, they are ever- present states of being that have come to defin...

Elevate and expand your entrepreneurial mindset. Learn the essentials of transforming an idea into a successful business...

Becoming successful is one thing; building upon and sustaining it is another. In an intimate exploration of her career, ...

In the annals of leadership, there is no higher office than the president of the United States and perhaps no tougher mo...

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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.


Podcasting is a big business and one that is expected to keep growing. According to Podcast Insights, there are currently over 660,000 podcasts and over 28 million episodes as of last month. Convince&Convert states podcast listening by women has increased 14% in one...

20 Must-Listen to Black Women Podcasts for 2019