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Most Powerful African American CEOs

blackenterprise.com — Corporate America was rocked this week by the news that Clarence Otis is stepping down from his post as chairman and CEO of Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, the chain which owns brands such as Olive Garden and The Capital Grille and grossed $8.5 billion in 2013. What makes his departure ...
Jul 31, 2014

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Jul 31, 2014

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Beware of a New Scam on Facebook

blackenterprise.com — A new Facebook scam is here. In this particular scam, users are convinced they will be able to get into someone else's account in three easy steps. Tom's Guide reports that the three steps appear in an email or post by a Facebook user's friend. The post or email will prompt users to ...

6 James Brown Songs that Will Keep You Motivated in the Workplace

blackenterprise.com — On Aug. 1, James Brown fans and music lovers will get an inside peek into the life and sound of the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get on Up ."

Mike Tyson Says Jamie Foxx Will Play Him in Biopic

blackenterprise.com — According to The Guardian , Mike Tyson says he is in discussions with Jamie Foxx to have Foxx play Tyson in a biopic. Tyson would be portrayed in different stages of his life through the magic of CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery). "Me and Jamie Foxx are in discussion, and we gonna do it," said Tyson, 48.

Car Title Lenders Find Loopholes to Overcharge Customers

blackenterprise.com — Predatory lenders are constantly looking for ways to take advantage of vulnerable consumers. They will jump at the first chance to drain their finances and leave them scrambling to pay an out-of-control debt. Some consumer advocates say usury caps are the most effective way to shield ...
Jul 31, 2014

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How To Find Angel Investors For Your Business

blackenterprise.com — If you're part of an accelerator or startup, the Securities Exchange Commission granted you a new way to approach funding in 2014: The right to solicit a broader range of investors. In response to the JOBS Act, the SEC is now allowing startups to advertise their stock to investors. Many ...
Jul 31, 2014

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Jul 31, 2014

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10 Reasons Beyonce & Jay Z Could Be Divorcing

blackenterprise.com — The New York Post has published a second report about the end of Beyoncé and Jay Z's marriage. Supported entirely by a "mysterious source" who is close to the situation, the Page Six report hints that the dynamic duo of Hip-Hop didn't get married because of love -but out of pure business.

'Get on Up' Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks Business

blackenterprise.com — It has been a long time coming for the James Brown biopic. As explained by producer, Brian Grazer, it took more than 10 years to get the effort green lit and accepted by Hollywood. During that time, the big time shot caller managed to make considerable leeway with the project.