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Black Enterprise magazine September/October 2017 issue

Black History Month: The 5 Most Influential Entrepreneurs at the Intersection of Music and Tech


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These industry talents are shining in tech and music.

Are African Board Games a Key to African Excellence?


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Last week I wrote about research that shows that African immigrants are more highly educated than native-born Americans. Now I wonder if one reason for their propensity toward success is their cultural and historical use of board games.

Yes, You Need a Career Coach: Ask For What You Want


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2018 is the year of the woman! And, that means it is time to ask for what you want. As women are coming together to speak out about issues like #MeToo, #TimesUp, and the gender wage gap, it is equally as important for black professional women to feel empowered.

From Blog to Film: This Woman is Telling the Story of Successful Black Women Entrepreneurs


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Renae Bluitt is the creator and producer behind She Did That a film showcasing the story behind successful black women entrepreneurs.

The Business of Black Comic Books


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In interviewing several of the most buzzed-about independent black comic book creators today, the consensus is that while the goal is to…

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Jim Jones Talks About the Business of Cannabis

Rapper Jim Jones stopped by Black Enterprise to talk about his latest business ventures outside of music.

Entrepreneur and Winemaker Phil Long gives us a look into his business Longevity Wines and what it takes make an award-winning wine.

Kemberley Washington sits down for an interview with the first female Mayor of New Orleans, LaToya Cantrell.

A look at Stephanie Caudle's journey in San Francisco as winner of Black Enterprise and Hiscox's 2017 Small Business Pitch Competition.

A snippet from Alisa Gumb's interview with 2018 Women of Power Legacy Honoree, Carmen de Lavallade.

Sights from the largest diversity case competition

A look at some of the COOL TECH we saw at CES this year.

A brief look at one of the greatest Americans in history, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A few members of Black Enterprise share their dreams for the future.

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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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