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Black Starbucks Exec Says ‘Watching That Video Was Quite Painful’

In midst of the national outcry over the two African American men who were arrested for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks last Thursday, Rosalind "Roz" Brewer, the company's chief operating officer, has called for the coffee giant to hold itself accountable and make...

Survey: About 25% of American Workers Don’t Receive Health Insurance or Other Benefits

Roughly 25% of full-time workers in America don’t reap any benefits like health insurance, retirement savings plans, or paid vacation where they work, a new survey by Clutch shows.

Black Tech Founder’s Platform Helps You Create Mobile Apps Seamlessly

App creation is expensive. Between finding a team that will produce the product you want correctly, to paying them through your hard-earned, bootstrapped money, you could be shelling out somewhere between $50,000 to $150,000. A black tech founder has created a helpful solution.

Robotics Education Organization Embraces Diversity and Inclusion for K-12

“The smart phone is the brain for the robot, and it’s also speaking to another smart phone in the driver’s station,” Bossi says. “It shows kids that the technology in their pocket has a lot more capacity than just sending little text messages.”

This Award-Winning Designer’s Advice for Building a Sustainable Business

Rainy Hamilton Jr., the co-founder of Hamilton Anderson Associates, a 100% minority-owned Detroit based firm, talks keys to building a sustainable business.

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Rapper Jim Jones Becomes Minority Football Owner

After leaving his mark in the world of hip hop and fashion, Jim Jones has ventured into sports business, announcing that he is a part owner of an American Arena League (AAL) football team.

Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications, has her own essential advice toward prepping for a successful career.

Dorinda Walker, vice president of Cultural Insights & Activation at Prudential Brand Marketing and Advertising, shares her strategy to a successful career.

Brian Reaves, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Dell Technologies, offers his strategies to moving your career forward.

Ann-Marie Campbell, executive vice president of The Home Depot, helps you build a solid career with her strategies for success.

Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line, offers strategic advice to help you sail to your career destination.

Seni Sulyman, a Harvard University graduate turned down an offer from Google to move back to Nigeria. Today, he is the Country Director for Andela, a tech talent accelerator with an admission rate less than 1 percent, is turning everyday Africans into software developers.

Meet Melissa Harville-Lebron, the first African American woman to solely own a race team licensed by NASCAR, stopped by Black Enterprise to talk about her journey into motorsports and making history.

Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Group and Essence Ventures, highlights his three career advice to help you shine in your career..

Gale King, executive vice president and Chief Administrative Officer for Nationwide, insures you have a successful career with her strategic advice.

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12 Days of Legacy: Maxine Waters

In honor of the upcoming 2018 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, past Legacy award winners will be featured. Maxine Waters was the Legacy award winner in 2006. Register now and find out more about the Women of Power Summit.

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.

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