Gucci ignited a firestorm recently by selling a black balaclava sweater that many say bears the racism emblem of the black Sambo caricature. Prada recently faced backlash after selling monkey-faced keychains that were accused of being blackface designs. A roundup of fashion meeting racism.
Before the year ends, we have to highlight a few boss women who have made 2018 an unforgettable year for everyday people who needed a helping hand. That’s right, we have had our eyes on these business owners and entrepreneurs who have committed random and generous acts of kindness!
If you want to find companies that back up their diversity talk, look no further than the 2018 Black Enterprise 50 Best Companies for Diversity list.
Black Entrepreneurs: Win $50,000 In 2019 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
As you know, black entrepreneurs face tough challenges when it comes to acquiring capital to grow their business. If you’re looking for funding for your small business, check out this chance to win a grant — and get exposure for your business at the same time.
Kerby Jean-Raymond, talked about the partnership between his menswear label Pyer Moss and Hennessy on a capsule apparel ...
400 years after the first African were brought to the shores of America, Virginia former Governor L. Douglas Wilder pays...
Award-winning film producer DeVon Franklin opens up about his new book, "The Truth About Men," and his new film project ...
Establishing and maintaining a cash emergency fund, with an amount equal to six months up to a year’s worth your annua...
Black Enterprise's legendary Entrepreneurs Summit, the premier conference for black entrepreneurs and black business own...
Little Madysen gets real about buying black products from black-owned businesses.
With TV One launching a new network, CLEO TV, Michelle Rice, General Manager of TV One, sits down with Black Enterprise ...
There’s more to rapper D1 than his songs. He is a former teacher who has great advice about financing college.
Too much debt is the biggest threat to financial wellness. Financial motivator Ash “Cash” Exantus, Co-Founder and CE...
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.
Later this month, the Michigan Republican party delegation will select a new chair. The high-profile seat is sought after by a black conservative–Gina Barr.
When done right, information, education, and opinion should come before any sales techniques. Blogging is also transforming as websites need to work harder to pull in their core audience with organic content.
Many have wondered if artists get paid for performing at the Grammy’s or if they take home extra cash after winning an award. Here is the money behind winning a Grammy.
Financial fights are one of the leading causes of divorce. Many couples find it difficult to effectively communicate with each other about money matters because they are actually speaking different Financial Love Languages.
Franchising is not something to jump into; there are important questions before buying a franchise to ask a potential franchisor. Here are the 10 most important questions to ask before buying a franchise.