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Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

How to Survive a Divisive Election Cycle


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Like it or not, the divisive election cycle is upon us once again, and the contentiousness and divisiveness political environment is worse now than ever before. Here is how to muddle through.

Ready for Homeownership? Here’s A Checklist to Get You Started


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Buying a home for the first time can be an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit mystifying. Here are 5 fundamental steps to get you started in the right direction.

Don’t Want Turkey for Thanksgiving? Here are 5 Turkey Alternatives


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Anyone else out there want another dish besides turkey for Thanksgiving? If so, believe it or not, you’re not alone. A recent Yahoo survey revealed many Americans are moving beyond making the turkey as the center of attraction. Why not try some of these alternative main dish meals this year?

I’ve Been a Franchise Owner for 16 Years, Thanks to Black Enterprise


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Connie Hill-Johnson started her Visiting Angels Senior Care franchise 16 years ago after a life-changing moment and an article in Black Enterprise magazine

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Raises Over $5.6 Million for Black Students


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The Thurgood Marshall College Fund anniversary awards gala raised over $5.6 million in one night to support HBCU students.

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Attorney-Turned-Beauty Entrepreneur Launches Innovative Makeup Brush for Women on the Go

Adiya Dixon-Wiggins talks to Black Enterprise about inventing the Yubi brush to simplify the makeup and make beauty less of a burden

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...

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...

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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.

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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

Some of the smartest moves black entrepreneurs can make is to follow, interact with, and tag your online posts with the right social media hashtags. If you’re a black entrepreneur hoping to grow your business venture, these are the best hashtags you should be using: 

The 5 Best Hashtags for Black Entrepreneurs