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Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Black-Owned Company That Makes Shaving Brand Bevel, Gets Acquired by Proctor and Gamble

Walker & Company Brands, the black-owned company that makes health and beauty products for people of color including the Bevel, the men’s shaving line, announced today that it will join the Procter & Gamble Company family of brands to better serve consumers of color around the world.

Girl Boss! 12-Year-Old GaBBY Bows Founder Launches Entrepreneurship Academy

12-year-old Gabrielle “Gabby” Goodwin is a CEO, girl boss, and the 2018 BLACK ENTERPRISE Teenpreneur of the Year. Now, she is launching a program for other young entrepreneurs.

JPMorgan Chase Invests $6 Million for Tech Training D.C. Area’s Black Students

Black and minority students at five school districts in the Washington, D.C. region will be beneficiaries of a $6 million commitment by JPMorgan Chase to help train and equip youth to land well-paying tech jobs.

Rapper Juicy J Invests In CORE Hydration – Brand is Sold for $525 Million as Part of Acquisition

Three 6 Mafia’s, Juicy J invested in CORE Hydration not knowing what the results would yield. Welp, it looks like his intuition may have paid off.

You Can’t Escape Your Past, Take It From Kevin Hart

Your past can, and likely will, come back to haunt you in today’s digital landscape. As a result, this can tarnish your brand and cause you to miss out on opportunities. Here are 5 ways to avoid a social media crisis.

Ultimate 2018 Buy Black Holiday Gift Guide

Black Enterprise presents the ultimate 2018 Buy Black Holiday Gift Guide. The listing includes the latest and vetted products and services from a wide-range of businesses from black-owned businesses including software, fashion and beauty products, food, tech, games, and so much more.

List of the Most Influential Blacks in Technology

Just who are among the most influential blacks in technology? The list presented here includes disruptors and more than a score of others representing a phalanx of CEOs, founders of ground-breaking enterprises, and corporate leaders who help drive the strategic direction at some of America’s most iconic tech companies.


2019 BMX Sizzle

Ryan Wilson, co-founder and CEO of The Gathering Spot, says the private, invitation-only club housed in the jaw-droppin...

Angela Simmons stopped by Black Enterprise to talk about her new "Pressure Makes Diamonds" initiative, raising her son a...

In recognition of the long struggle to combat HIV/AIDS, we sit down with C. Virginia Fields, President and CEO of the Na...

How to know when you are ready to hire a financial pro, and what you need to ask to find the right one for you, with Gue...

Learn how gaining freedom from debt and controlling your spending forms the foundation for your financial wellness and w...

Learn why your feelings and relationship with money are bigger determinants of your sense of financial security than the...

Adiya Dixon-Wiggins talks to Black Enterprise about inventing the Yubi brush to simplify the makeup and make beauty les...

While serving a prison sentence, Coss Marte developed a unique and effective exercise program without the need for any e...

Frederick Hutson, the founder of Pigeonly, a data company that supports connections between those who are incarcerated a...

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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.