Black Enterprise

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.
  

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Contents

Beyond the CEO.
15
Black business enterprises (Employees)
Sleeping with the Enemy
29
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Black consumers, Boycott, Blacks in hotel management, Hotels, motels, etc (Chain and franchise operations)
The Big Payback
32
Morehouse College, Terry Manufacturing Company Inc, Black colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Positive Energy
36
Blacks in the energy industry, Electric utilities (Deregulation)
Aiding the Technology Wave
38
Minority business enterprises, Telecommunication in business
Edward Lewis, CEO, Publisher Clarence Smith, President Essence Communications Inc
112
Edward Lewis (real estate executive.), Clarence O. Smith (American magazine publisher.); 1933-, Essence Communications Inc, Essence (Periodical)
Nathan G. Conyers, President Conyers Riverside Ford Inc
114
Nathan G. Conyers; 1932-., Conyers Riverside Ford Inc
Earl G. Graves, CEO Earl G. Graves Ltd
116
Earl G. Graves; 1935-., Earl G. Graves Ltd, Black enterprise (Periodical)
Pursuing a Strategic Vision
121
Black business enterprises
B.E. Auto Dealer 100
147
Black automobile dealers

Businesses Get Help Going High-tech: Microsoft and Compaq Partner with SBA to Introduce New Technology Program
41
Microsoft Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, United States Small Business Administration, Small business (Information services), Business (Computer use)
Controlling Employee Theft
46
Employee theft
Need Money Fast?
48
Factoring (Finance)
Good Press is on the Rise
50
Blacks in public relations
Jewels and Tools for the SOHO.
53
Business (Software)
Stocks Quotes Anytime, Anyplace
54
Stock quotations, Paging devices (Investment use), Investments (Computer use)
The World Wide Web on a Shoestring Budget
58
Internet (Business use), Web sites
DVD Ushers in a New Era in File Storage
60
DVD-ROM drives
Premium Performance
65
Insurance, Automobile
Patience Pays Off
68
William Thomason (American investment manager.), Parnassus Fund, Contrarian investments
Profiling the Black Investor
70
Black stockholders
Go for what You Know
72
Investment clubs, Stocks (Price forecasting)
Surviving a Merger
76
Corporations (Acquisitions and mergers), Job security, Networking
Running to Win
80
John W. Thompson (American information technology executive.), International Business Machines Corp, Blacks in the computer industry
25th Annual Report on Black Business
85
Black business enterprises
Milestones of the B.E. 100s
86
Black enterprise (Periodical), Black business enterprises (History)
Marathon Men: 25 Years of Black Entrepreneurial Excellence
104
Black executives
John H. Johnson, CEO Johnson Publishing Co
106
John H. Johnson (American magazine publisher.); 1918-2005, Johnson Publishing Company, Inc
Herman J. Russell, CEO H.J. Russell & Co
108
Herman J. Russell (American construction company executive.); 1930-, H. J. Russell Construction Co., Inc
The Branding of BET.
156
Robert Louis Johnson (American television and basketball executive.), Black Entertainment Television, BET Holdings Inc
Selling Into the Stratosphere
172
Cornelius Martin (American automobile dealer.), Martin Automotive Group
The Freshman Class of '97
182
Herbert J. Miller (American information service executive.), Leslie Corley, Dave Duerson (American football player.), Fair Oaks Farms Inc, Social & Scientific Systems Inc, Convenience Corporation of America Inc
United We Stand
191
Black savings and loan associations, Black insurance companies, Black banks and banking
Liberty and Profit for All
204
Alden McDonald (American banker.), Liberty Bank and Trust Company
Now that the Smoke Has Cleared . .
214
Black investment banking
Sow Entrepreneurship, Reap Employment
222
Blacks (Employment), Black entrepreneurs
Taking Your Company Public
237
Initial public offerings (Securities)
Freelance!
247
Black professionals, Self employed
Electronic Commerce and the Future of Money
255
Electronic money, Electronic commerce
First-time Home Buyer's Guide
263
House buying, Blacks (Housing)
Tour of Corporate Duty
272
Retired military personnel (Employment), Black veterans (Employment), United States (Armed Forces, Blacks)
Breaking Into the Fashion Biz
277
Black fashion designers
Taking the Mystery Out of Buying African Art
293
Art, African (Collectors and collecting)
Festival Time in Gambia
335
Festivals (Gambia)
Inside Leimert Park
336
Leimert Park (Los Angeles, Calif.), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Blacks)
Choosing the Right Wine
337
Wine
Decoding a Plane Ticket
339
Airline tickets

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