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Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Spending Rehab: 3 Steps To Avoid A Financial Hangover

In an economy like ours—driven by consumer spending and near-ubiquitous advertising designed to get you to spend, and then spend some more—even the most financially disciplined among us can fall prey to overspending. To avoid a financial hangover after a serious shopping binge, here’s a plan—let’s call it a spending rehab intervention—to sober up your finances and get your budget back under control.

7 Cool Black Owned-Business Tours From Coast to Coast

As buying black grows to something that is beyond a trend, entrepreneurs, local organizations, and business development councils are taking it upon themselves to coordinate black-owned business tours in an effort to get more consumers to buy black.

JPMorgan Chase Invests $30 Million For Black Businesses in Paris

Expanding its urban economic development blueprint overseas for the first time, JPMorgan Chase is investing $30 million over five years that includes helping black-owned small businesses in poverty-stricken areas in Paris grow, get financing, and create jobs.

African American Art Galleries and Museums to Support for Black Solidarity Day

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most intriguing and thought-provoking exhibits, some by African American artists but all of them about African American life for African American viewers, whether they’re art enthusiasts, art geeks, or just simply looking to learn something new.

A Unique Pop-Up Fitness Experience

Millennial Nicole Pinedo first fell in love with sports watching her father play for the Bolivian professional soccer team and soon followed in his cleated footsteps. Now, she is building community with her “The Future of Sports” venture. Think of this unique pop-up fitness experience as escape-room-meets-playground.


Success Beyond Bars: How Pigeonly Applies Tech Innovation to Connect Families with the Incarcerated

Frederick Hutson, the founder of Pigeonly, a data company that supports connections between those who are incarcerated and the outside world, talks to Black Enterprise.

BE’s Pitch competition has established the reputation of highlighting some of the top African American founders in the...

Technology that was once never seen outside of science fiction movies is here. Much of that technology—automated vehic...

Sports have gone digital. eSports is taking over arenas and these athletes and investors are making millions from the co...

Africa, West Indies, stand up! Hear from international tech influencers who are making waves and creating opportunities ...

Join us as we recognize the exceptional achievements and contributions of tech industry leaders, disruptors, and game-ch...

Cryptocurrency is more than a buzzword. Learn how it could be the missing piece to financing businesses in the black com...

While everyone is focused on the latest trends in tech, we have our eyes seton who’s got now. Shout out to Gen Z for b...

Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. Are these just corporate buzzwords, or are they really making a difference in hiring, rete...

These women are killin’ it in the digital space, making moves and names forthemselves. Learn what it takes to be a suc...

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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.


Dmitri Love pitched Bundil—an app that takes your spare change and invests in cryptocurrency—on Season 10 of Shark Tank. Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc..) and the blockchain technology that powers it, has created new opportunities for investors, startups, and...

Invest in Cryptocurrency With Spare Change