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Why This Entrepreneur Turned Down His Dream Job on Wall Street


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After moving up the corporate ladder as General Manager of Chick-fil-A, and servicing a private equity firm as an investment banker, Montaque was given the opportunity to work on Wall Street. But, surprisingly, he turned the offer from Goldman Sachs down. 

Why Cryptocurrency Has A Place In Hip-Hop


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Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is the future of finance. Just last year, Bitcoin commanded headlines when its stock rose from less than $1,000 a share to more than $17,000 a share. Six years before that, one Bitcoin was worth less than a dollar. Those with a...

Four Disadvantages Causing the Racial Wealth Gap


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If you really want to understand the origins of the wealth gap and transform the state of black America, start looking at these four disadvantages that have prevented the growth of many communities.

Millennial Moves: 6 Ways To Grow Your Brand on Instagram 


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This young entrepreneur launched Whereisthebuzz, a social media publication that he managed to grow to 13.5K Instagram followers. Ayers shares how he did it.

Nurse Alice: American Toddlers – Too Much Added Sugar Consumption


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A new study suggests children in the U.S. begin added sugar consumption at a very young age and that many toddlers’ sugar intake exceeds the maximum amount recommended for adults.

What is Lil Kim’s Net Worth? Rapper Files for Bankruptcy

Back in 1997, Kimberly “lil Kim” Jones famously rapped about being “all about the benjamins.” But today, the platinum-selling hip hop artist is singing a very different tune. According to reports, Jones has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in New Jersey and has raked up more than $4 million in debt.

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Little Women LA’s Tonya Banks Talks New Wine Collection and Partnership Mismatch

Tonya Reneé Banks, cast member of Little Women LA, chats with Black Enterprise about bringing her wine collection to life, and why she felt disrespected by her other cast mates while in the process of making it.

Vanessa Braxton is the CEO and President of Black Momma Vodka and Black Momma Brand. She is also the first African-Ameri...

Patrisse Cullors is the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement and author of "When They Call You a Terrorist." Bl...

Intel not only leads in tech innovation; the chipmaker also leads in making Silicon Valley more inclusive. Intel’s Chi...

Khloe Thompson, an 11-year-old activist and entrepreneur, stopped by Black Enterprise to talk about Khloe Thompson her o...

On this edition of Women of Power, we talk to Stacey Abrams, who is on the verge of making history by becoming the first...

When 46-year-old Adam Pliska joined World Poker Tour as general counsel in the early 2000s, 87% of the gaming and entert...

After leaving his mark in the world of hip hop and fashion, Jim Jones has ventured into sports business, announcing that...

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is the future of finance. Just last year, Bitcoin commanded headlines when its stock rose from less than $1,000 a share to more than $17,000 a share. Six years before that, one Bitcoin was worth less than a dollar. Those with a...

Why Cryptocurrency Has A Place In Hip-Hop

  It's that time for the kids to make a breakfast of burnt toast and runny eggs for dear ole' dad and serve it to him in bed. After the meal is consumed (or possibly hidden under the bed when the kids aren't looking), Dad is presented with a homemade card or...

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