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Black Enterprise magazine September/October 2017 issue

Sales of Hampton President’s Book on Leadership to Fund Scholarships

The release also states that “Principles of Leadership chronicles Harvey’s many challenges as an African American growing up in America’s segregated South. One of the great appeals of his work to his Chinese audience is that his book and life are a testament to how through hard work, perseverance, and education, anyone can achieve his or her dreams.”

Government Shutdown Disproportionately Hurts Black Families

The government has officially shutdown—due to a policy impasse between the GOP and Democrats. This means thousands of federal workers…

#WomensMarch: Whose March Is It, Anyway?

Fast forward one year. In the weeks leading up to the Women’s March 2018, there were plenty of articles about black women planning to sit it out.

Slow-Ticketing Savvy: Jay Z’s ‘4:44’ Tour Becomes Highest-Grossing Solo Tour

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s ‘4:44’ album has gotten a lot of buzz since it debuted this past summer, with themes of black economic empowerment…

Symone D. Sanders: Black Women, Demand the Support You Give

Black women continue to form powerful counter narratives every time they show up, whether it be in the workplace or in their communities.


25 Black Atlanta Students Head to Harvard this Summer


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.