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

Learning the Lessons of History
9
Blacks (Employment)
The myth of black progress (Book Review)
19
Black progress (Book Review)
19
A Victory in Virginia
25
L. Douglas Wilder (American governor and mayor.); 1931-, Virginia (Politics and government)
Riding Mass Transit
26
Laura Blackburne (American judge.), Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Black business enterprises
Special Pleasures of a Specialty Writer
76
Jessica B. Harris (American culinary historian and cookbook writer.)
Careers and Opportunities 1986
79
Blacks (Occupations)
In Good Company: 25 Best Places for Blacks to Work
88
Blacks (Employment), Job satisfaction, Corporations
Evaluating Your Course Load
103
Vocational education
Power Networking
110
Networking, Black professionals

A Sound Investment
26
Brown University, Blacks (Scholarships)
The Price of Freedom
28
Council for the Economic Development of Black Americans, Black consumers, Black business enterprises
New Ballot Battles
28
United States Supreme Court, Apportionment (Election law), Black political candidates, Black suffrage, North Carolina (Politics and government)
A Musical Entrepreneur
30
Kashif (American singer, songwriter and record producer.), New Music Group
A Look at Tomorrow's Issues Today
35
Congressional Clearinghouse on the Future, Political forecasting
Make Your Money Grow with Investments
43
Investments
Managing Your Financial Records with Software
49
Financial software
Positioning Yourself for Marketing
56
Black marketing managers
The Price is Right in Sales
67
Black sales personnel
Turning Fun Into Fortune
72
Blacks (Occupations)
The Stylish Life of a Photo Stylist
72
Janice Ervin, Photo stylists
His World is the Stage
74
Ken Hanson, Stage managers
Making the Right Connections--the Xerox Way
112
Xerox Corp
Career Strategies
121
Black executives, Blacks (Employment), Vocational guidance
References that Count
122
Employment references
10 Tough Interview Questions
122
Employment interviewing
Surefire Ways to Get Promoted
124
Promotions
New Job? Make a Good Impression
124
Industrial psychology
Warning: You're about to Lose Your Job
126
Employees (Dismissal)
A Day in the Life of a Franchise Owner
128
Craig Welburn, McDonald's Corp, Blacks in fast food restaurant management
Act I: how to Write a Business Plan
135
Black entrepreneurs, Business planning
When Private Companies Do Public Work
140
Privatization, Black business enterprises
Quebec City More Than a Winter Carnival
147
Quebec (Quebec) (Description and travel)
Aperitifs: a Drink Before Dining
152
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