Recap: The Top 10 BE Stories of the Year That You May Have Missed

Recap: The Top 10 BE Stories of the Year That You May Have Missed


BLACK ENTERPRISE has seen a steady rise in site traffic over the last two years, growing by over 1,300% since April 2019. With more than 8.6 million unique visitors, according to Comscore Media Metrix. BLACK ENTERPRISE remains at No. 1 in its competitive space surpassing sites like,,, Revolt,, and the iOne network.

A proprietary content creation system, strategic implementation of audience development techniques, and the enduring strength of the BLACK ENTERPRISE brand led to this significant increase in traffic. Through consistent innovation, BE pivoted away from traditional media and in-person events and moved toward digital content, web shows, and virtual conferences.

We take great pride in that because it is quite a feat to beat the competition consistently. But it could not be accomplished without a dedicated team of writers committed to writing quality stories about business, breaking entertainment news, and making waves across the internet that has continued to place all eyes on the brand and helped us widen our base.

With that said, it’s all about the content, so here are the top 10 viral stories of the year. Take a look, click and catch up if you missed these big stories.

Alfonso Ribeiro Says He’s Not Accepted by Black People, Black Twitter Reminds Him Why

The Family of a Black Restaurant Owner, John Young, Says He Was Never Credited As The Originator Of World-Famous ‘Buffalo’ Wings

Frustrated Job Seeker Vents On LinkedIn, Goes Viral With Companies Lining Up In Her Inbox

Gabrielle Union Explains Why She Doesn’t Like The Term ‘Step-Parent’

Detroit Teen Gets Apprenticeship Following School Suspension For Being a Bathroom Barber

Meet the Alabama Deputy Constantly Mistaken For Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Two WNBA Players Released from Team After Video of Wild Brawl Goes Viral

Black High School Principal in Texas Says District Ordered Him To Remove Picture Of Him And His White Wife From Facebook

Youngest Mayoral Candidate in Charlotte, 22-Year-Old Joel Odom, Found Dead In His Home

Disturbing Footage of Incident at Kids ‘R’ Kids Preschool in Georgia Leads to Franchisee’s Contract Termination


While this particular story didn’t rank as a “top story,” I’m placing it here as an honorable mention because of all the chatter it caused across the internet. Sit back, grab a drink, and dig in if you missed reading this one.

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