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The Fight to Rename a Kentucky Airport After Muhammad Ali Continues

By: Selena Hill

Earlier this month, Black Enterprise reported on the more than yearlong, uphill battle a Kentucky-based educator, Robert Holmes III, has faced in hopes of honoring Muhammad Ali in Louisville, the city where “The People’s Champ” was born and raised. Back in June 2016, Holmes launched the Global Friends of Muhammad Ali, a grassroots effort...

3 NBA Stars Making Big Business Moves This Year

By: Alisa Gumbs

With the start of the basketball season upon us, it’s clear that some of the biggest NBA stars spent the offseason brushing up on their business game. Russell Westbrook TUMI x Russell Westbrook (PRNewsfoto/TUMI)   Just this month, Westbrook, the league’s reigning MVP, released a limited-edition collection with luggage maker...

The Culture of Offense is Why Black Workers Are Punished for Speaking Out

By: Jared Brown

The national controversy surrounding NFL protests took a dramatic turn on Monday when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones issued a statement indicating that he will bench any player who refuses to stand during the national anthem. “If there’s anything that is disrespectful to the flag, then we will not play,”...

Coming Soon: Your Medication Will be Printed Out Like a Document!

By: nursealice

Although it may be several years down the road, instead of taking multiple pills, what do you think about combining them into a single printed medication dose?   (Image: iStock/JPC-PROD)   The technique, which was developed at the University of Michigan, can print multiple medications into a single dose on...

Coming Soon: Your Medication Will be Printed Out Like a Document!

By: nursealice

Although it may be several years down the road, instead of taking multiple pills, what do you think about combining them into a single printed medication dose?   (Image: iStock/JPC-PROD)   The technique, which was developed at the University of Michigan, can print multiple medications into a single dose on...

Jay-Z Reportedly Interested in Buying Harvey Weinstein’s Stake in TWC

By: Selena Hill

Jay-Z may be looking to make an investment in The Weinstein Company (TWC) in the midst of the controversy surrounding the company’s founder Harvey Weinstein, a powerful film producer accused of sexually harassing and assaulting scores of women throughout his three-decade career. (Image: Wikimedia/Creative Commons)   The New York Times...

5 Ways Millennial Entrepreneurs Can Recharge in Memphis

By: Charlene Rhinehart

Work smart, travel often. That’s the modern-day motto for millennial entrepreneurs who want to gain a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace – and maintain their sanity! If you’re looking for your next idea-boosting escape option, Memphis, Tennessee, may be one of the best-kept rejuvenation secrets in the South. It’s not your typical getaway spot;...

15-Year-Old Author’s Book Series Becomes Mandatory Reading In Some Schools

By: Kandia Johnson

Essynce Moore is the author of The Middle School Chronicles—a series of books preparing students as well parents for the roller-coaster ride of middle school—from conquering math and bullying to boy crushes and self-esteem. Recently, her book series became mandatory readings for some districts including schools in Hillside and Orange, New...

5 Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Trip to Barbados

By: Selena Hill

Back in August, I had the opportunity to take a second trip to Barbados and experience the Crop Over Festival for the first time—and what an experience it was! I fell in love with soca, explored the wonder of Harrison’s Cave, got a taste of “the rum that invented rum,” and jumped...

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

By: Selena Hill

The power of Black Girl Magic just got real. More than a hashtag or catchphrase, Black Girl Magic is a mantra that celebrates the achievements, strength, and sisterhood of black girls and women around the diaspora. Those three simple words profess our beauty, creativity, and brilliance, which has been imitated...

Kevin Liles’ Discovers Next Big Voice In Hip Hop Through Hashtag Challenge

By: Selena Hill

After launching a national freestyle competition earlier this year, music mogul Kevin Liles has found and signed the next big voice in hip hop.   [Image: #freestyle50 cypher winner Y.K Supe (middle) pictured with Smack White (host), his guest, Sway Calloway (host), Jessica Thorpe (Corporate Communications, Verizon), London On Da Track,...

Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick: ‘Stay the Hell Away From Me’

By: Samara Lynn

Colin Kaepernick has remained a news fixture for well over a year now and was even brought up during a riveting panel at Black Enterprise’s inaugural Black Men XCEL Summit. (L-R: Keith Clinkscales, Stephen A. Smith, and Rod Strickland. Image: File)   The panel, “Black Men in Sports: The Good,...