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#FridayReads: World Record-Holding Centenarian Reveals Why She Runs

By: Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Centenarians are understandably rare. After all, most of us will not live past age 100, even though more of us are living longer than ever. So how much rarer is a centenarian who happens to be an internationally celebrated athlete? Well, the fact is, Ida Keeling is one of a...

Star Wars: 7 Black Characters You Should Know

By: Cristie Leondis

 Yesterday, Star Wars: The Last Jedi set a record for the second-largest Thursday night preview gross in North America, trailing only Star Wars: The Force Awakens, earning $45 million, reports Variety. With Disney backing the film—and becoming even more powerful with its acquisition of 21st Century Fox for about $60 billion...

Chef Elle Publishes a Cookbook to Get You Through the Holidays with Ease

By: Sequoia Blodgett

In 2010, Gabrielle McBay, aka chef Elle, won our Teenpreneur Award at the age of 18. In high school, McBay started a pastry company where she really got into food science when cooking and developing recipes. Years later, Elle appeared on Freeform’s, Job or No Job, attempting to get her chops wet after graduating...

25 Songs to Turn Up Your Christmas

By: Samara Lynn

The Black Enterprise audience shared, via our Instagram account, their go-to holiday music—the tunes that really make for a festive season. We picked the top most-mentioned songs and curated this Spotify playlist*:     *Created by Kristin Graves The post 25 Songs to Turn Up Your Christmas appeared first on...

Drake’s Next Career Move May Be in Sports Reporting

By: Selena Hill

Last month, Aubrey “Drake” Graham shocked the world when he announced that he is planning to take a break from music in order to take over Hollywood. During a featured interview with The Hollywood Reporter, he revealed that he is partnering with Apple Inc., Netflix, and major film studios to star in...

The Every Person’s Essential Guide to Preparing Vehicles for Winter

By: Jeffrey McKinney

With the coldest season of the year drawing near, AAA expects to rescue more than 7 million American drivers this winter. The nation’s largest motorist and leisure travel club projects that most of the problems will come from people facing dead battery, lock, and tire-related issues.   (Image: iStock/Kurhan)  ...

The Every Person’s Essential Guide to Preparing Vehicles for Winter

By: Jeffrey McKinney

With the coldest season of the year drawing near, AAA expects to rescue more than 7 million American drivers this winter. The nation’s largest motorist and leisure travel club projects that most of the problems will come from people facing dead battery, lock, and tire-related issues.   (Image: iStock/Kurhan)  ...

OneUnited Bank and The Breakfast Club Raise $700,000 to Advocate for Social Justice

By: Janell Hazelwood

OneUnited Bank, (No. 2 on the 2017 BE BANKS list with $655 million in assets), recently joined forces with powerhouse 105.1 New York radio platform The Breakfast Club for their Change4Change Radiothon which raised more than $700,000 to support social justice initiatives and activists. The funds will benefit The Gathering for Justice, an organization...

OneUnited Bank and The Breakfast Club Raise $700,000 to Advocate for Social Justice

By: Janell Hazelwood

OneUnited Bank, (No. 2 on the 2017 BE BANKS list with $655 million in assets), recently joined forces with powerhouse 105.1 New York radio platform The Breakfast Club for their Change4Change Radiothon which raised more than $700,000 to support social justice initiatives and activists. The funds will benefit The Gathering for Justice, an organization...