Earl G. Graves Sr., the founder and publisher of Black Enterprise, has died at 85. According to his son Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., he passed away at 9:22 p.m. on April 6 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s. Graves, Jr., who is the current CEO of Black Enterprise, shared the news on Twitter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  […]


According to Black Enterprise, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Hennessy have partnered to announce a $10 million HBCU scholarship initiative. The Hennessy Fellows Program encourages and supports students through mentoring, financial assistance, networking, and opportunity creation. Over the next ten years, the program hopes to increase the number of high-qualified black professionals in leadership roles […]

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Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. is currently the President and CEO of Black Enterprise, the magazine that his father, Earl Graves Sr. founded in 1970. Butch Graves took a slight detour in professional sports before dialing into the business world. Graves was born in 1962 and raised in the same Brooklyn borough as his father. He […]

  10/24/16- Nathaniel J. is the Associate Technology Editor of Black Enterprise and he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about BEtechThinkful, a full tuition scholarship that will help persons of color and other minorities enter the tech field. Among individuals employed within the field of software, only 5% are African-American. “It educates individuals online where […]

  Alfred Edmond, Jr. SVP & Editor-at-Large, Black Enterprise talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the company’s annual Entrepreneurs Summit in Miami, May 4-7. “This is year 22. We reinvent the Summit every year. We’ve got some great speakers. The mission is to actually do business. It’s not only a great conference to grow your […]

  Caroline Clarke of ‘Black Enterprise’ talked to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about their Women of Power Summit takes place in Ft. Lauderdale March 2nd-5th. Click the link above to hear the entire interview! Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

  Earl G. Graves, Sr., the founder and publisher of Black Enterprise magazine, celebrates his 80th birthday today. With the success of his magazine and other business endeavors, Graves will go down in history as one of the most savvy executives of all time. Born in Brooklyn and raised in the borough’s Bed-Stuy section in 1935, […]

11/27/13- Roland Martin talks with Alfred Edmond Jr., Black Enterprise, about Black Friday and the importance of supporting small businesses on “Small Business Saturday”.

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White House Correspondent April Ryan talks with Alfred Edmund Jr. of Black Enterprise about “Financial Literacy Month”. Edmund also provides you with some financial tips to keep your pockets in order!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barbara Eliza Graves, the wife of the publisher of Black Enterprise Magazine who aided in the growth of the publication and media company, died Friday. Black Enterprise said in a statement that Graves had been fighting gall-bladder cancer for more than three years when she died at Howard University Hospital in Washington. […]