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Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

14 Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders From Black Twitter

Perhaps the wisest, most vibrant corner of Twitter is Black Twitter. Here are 14 black entrepreneurial voices and thought leaders to follow.

The Investing Habits of Wealthy Black People

There is no intention to minimize the need for solutions to socioeconomic issues, but there’s a lot ot learn from the habits of wealthy black people.

Black Woman Leads $10 Billion Cannabis Industry’s First Ever Online Summit

The Cannaramic Online Summit is a five day informational event designed to demystify and destigmatize cannabis and is co-fouded by a black woman.

There Are Too Many Black People Without Insurance. This Startup Intends to Help With That

With a lack of insurance holders in the black community, Dennis McKinley saw an opportunity in the market. He launched Milk Insurance in order to allow everyone especially, people of color, to easily obtain insurance in any state that they reside in, as easy as possible.

Kamala Harris Vows to Fine Companies That Pay Women Workers Less Than Men

“In America today, women for the same work – for the equal work, on average, make 80 cents on the dollar,” said Kamala Harris. “Black women make 61 cents on the dollar. Latinas make 53 cents on the dollar and this has got to end.”

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


Talking Money Before Committing Financially To Love

The Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gets real about the important financial conversations a couple should have before they make a serious relationship commitment, such as cohabitation or marriage.

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.

While excellence is a standard for many black people; privilege and opportunity aren’t often as synonymous as linguist...

Jemele Hill stopped by Black Enterprise to give us an inside scoop on her new Spotify podcast, “Jemele Hill is Unbothe...

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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.