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President Obama has appointed Janice Bryant Howroyd, ACT-1 Group's CEO to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on HBCUs.

The former NBA great joins the billionaire ranks after increasing his stake in his basketball team to 89.5% from 80%, according to Forbes.com.

In March 2014, Mr. Combs, is reported to have made a $200 million bid to buy the Fuse cable-TV channel...

As part of a forthcoming study on the American dream, Woodbury University asked more than 300 Americans, “Who best epitomizes achievement of the…

Mr. Dangote plans to build a $7 billion oil refinery facility that would annually process petroleum mainly for domestic consumption. Despite being one…

Multifaceted entertainment powerhouse <link http: www.blackentrepreneurprofile.com profile-full article sean-combs _top>Sean “Diddy”…

Robert L. Johnson's RLJ Equity Partners LLC., has acquired regional waste hauling company R. Thompson Trucking Inc., which has been rebranded RLJ…

<link http: www.blackentrepreneurprofile.com profile-full article michael-lee-chin _top lee-chin>Michael Lee-Chin, chairman of…

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced on Monday, October 1st, an exclusive partnership with

Keija Minor has been appointed editor-in-chief of Brides and Brides.com, it was announced today by Conde Nast editorial director Tom Wallace. Minor…

<link http: www.blackentrepreneurprofile.com profile-full article oprah-winfrey _top external-link-new-window winfrey>Oprah Winfrey, age 58, is once again America's only black billionaire and the only black person on the <link http: www.forbes.com profile oprah-winfrey _blank external-link-new-window>Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Ms.…

When the developer Bruce Ratner set out to buy the New Jersey Nets and build an arena for them in Brooklyn, he recruited Jay-Z, the hip-hop superstar…

Brian Nohe, a former executive at Gillette (PG) and a self-described garage band musician, was running a small company in Delray Beach, Fla., that…

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (Net worth: US$ 6 million 2011), widely regarded as the fastest person ever.  He is the first man to hold both the 100…

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<link http: www.blackentrepreneurprofile.com profile-full article robert-l-johnson _top profile>Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of

iRoko Partners, a Nigerian based, digital distributors of Nigerian music and movies and one of the largest and fastest growing black owned internet…

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