One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack

I’ve just come from Denver where I witnessed Barack Obama make history.

Going into Denver I…

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One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack

I’ve just come from Denver where I witnessed Barack Obama make history.

Going into Denver I…

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Trail Mix: Part III

Dems End on a Victorious Note; McCain Makes Bold VP Pick

With the Democratic Party officially nominating Sen. Barack Obama as their presidential candidate and…

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McCain Picks Palin for VP: A Giant Step for Tokenism, Not Diversity

Come on, now. Let’s be honest. Condoleeza Rice. Hillary Clinton. Sarah Palin. Which one of…

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Meet Sarah Palin

Alaska governor becomes McCain’s No. 2
Born in Sandpoint, Idaho, Sarah Palin moved to…

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On the Verge of…

We’re here! Invesco Field! The seats haven’t filled up yet, but the expectation is that…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Squeezing Into Invesco Field

Invesco Field was packed to the rafters tonight. Far exceeding the estimated 75,000 tickets distributed…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Barack Obama’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.

To Chairman Dean and my…

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Barack Obama’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.

To Chairman Dean and my…

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Recap of the 2008 Democratic National Convention

A retrospective look at the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention, during which Senator Barack Obama…

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‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

At a small round table in the corner of a snack bar near the Convention…

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‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

At a small round table in the corner of a snack bar near the Convention…

By Caroline Clarke

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Dream On!

I don’t know that I’ve ever been able to join hands in a large…

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Michelle Obamania Continues

“Did you see what she was wearing”
“Did you see her hair?”
“Did you…

By Caroline Clarke

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What Democrats Can Learn from Republicans

OK, so I’m almost certain I’m one of maybe a dozen journalists in the United…

By Renita Burns

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Obama Ready For Prime Time?

Tonight Barack Obama is giving the most important speech of his career to date. What…

By Alan Hughes

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It’s a Family Affair

Wow, the nominating convention is even over and the Obama campaign is on the road…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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It’s a Family Affair

Wow, the nominating convention is even over and the Obama campaign is on the road…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Makes a Cameo

Sen. Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Democratic National Convention this evening.

In a…

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ObamaTaxCut.com

Web 2.0 and the 2008 Presidential Election. Two things that have been almost joined by…

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Transcript of Biden’s Speech

Transcript of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery

Beau, I love you. I…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Biden’s Speech

Transcript of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery

Beau, I love you. I…

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Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton’s speech, as prepared for delivery.

I am honored to be…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton’s speech, as prepared for delivery.

I am honored to be…

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I Don’t Know What To Say…What Would Pop-Pop Think?

Sen. Barack Obama is officially the Democratic Party nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America

Is this really happening? Did I just witness Sen. Hillary Clinton move to nominate Sen.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Going, Going Gone

Thousands of t-shirts were in boxes and on display at the official Sen. Barack Obama…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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McCainiacs Descend on Denver

There they were, standing outside the Denver Convention Center waving their NOBAMA signs and wearing…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Clinton Releases Delegates

Sen. Hillary Clinton released her delegates this afternoon, allowing them to cast their votes for…

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Shocking Messages

As expected, there are protesters outside of the Denver Convention Center hosting the DNC. But…

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Manufacturing New Jobs

Yesterday’s parade of endorsement speeches here at the Democratic National Convention had several themes on…

By Alan Hughes

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A Night of Zingers and One Liners

“We simply can’t drill our way to energy independence, even if you drilled in all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Political Evolution

While attending DNC ’08, I stopped by the Specialty Media Lounge hosted by Microsoft —…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Casey Makes the Case

Sen. Robert Casey, Jr.

Rep. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania was on the convention floor Tuesday night…

By Derek T. Dingle

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We Are The Ones

Monday, at the DNC Black Caucus Young Leaders Summit, actress Kerry Washington introduced a panel…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Crunching The Energy Crisis Numbers

At the Town Hall Meeting on Monday…

According to Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Obama said he will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Pennsylvania Is Up for Grabs

Barack Obama wants my Dad.  So does John McCain.  The problem is he still wants…

By Andrew Wadium

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Women Honor the Right to Vote

Tuesday morning kicked off with the Democratic women’s caucus and on the 88th anniversary of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Our Eyes Are Open. Are We Ready To See?

Whether Barack Obama gets into the White House or not, we are about to look into the mirror as a nation.

Whether Barack Obama gets into the White House or not, we are about to look…

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Michelle Obamania!!

A volunteer handed out the fourth of six banners for the evening. “Take one and…

By Caroline Clarke

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Michelle and Joe on Families

Michelle Obama and Sen. Joe Bidden discuss families
In a hot Colfax Events Center, which resembles…

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VIDEO BLOG – Michelle & Joe Talk Family

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Obama-Mania with a Price Tag

As I entered the Colorado Convention Center, I could feel that Obama-mania was in the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Meet Joe Biden

From presidential hopeful to Obama’s vice president pick
Sen. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born…

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Denver vs. New York

When I arrived at the convention center in Denver yesterday I was struck by something:…

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Michelle Obama and Her Working Class Roots

The Pepsi Center Crowd Adores Michelle Obama
Placing Michelle on the stage was a very smart…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Republican for Obama

Former Iowa Sen. Jim Leech

I just walked into the Pepsi Center and Wow! is the word…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Grace Under Pressure

Call her a woman with class… And right now she seems to have it all. …

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Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s speech as prepared for delivery:
As you might imagine, for Barack, running…

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Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s speech as prepared for delivery:
As you might imagine, for Barack, running…

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America’s Town Hall

I spoke too soon.  The focus has shifted from party atmosphere to serious talk about…

By Shon Gables

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America’s Town Hall

I spoke too soon.  The focus has shifted from party atmosphere to serious talk about…

By Shon Gables

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Democratic National Convention

It’s day one – and we’re inside the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention.

About…

By Shon Gables

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Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone

One of the most impassioned voices raised in support of Barack Obama’s campaign has been…

By Caroline Clarke

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Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone

One of the most impassioned voices raised in support of Barack Obama’s campaign has been…

By Caroline Clarke

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Getting a Pass?

While at the DNC one of my colleagues in the Media asked me a question…

By Alan Hughes

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Show Them the Money

Former Mayor Wellington Webb
During the Congressional Black Caucus meeting, Rev. Leah D. Daughtry spoke and…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Jesse Jackson MIA at Celebration of Civil Rights

The DNC has openly celebrated the fact that Barack Obama will accept the democratic nomination…

By Caroline Clarke

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From ’68 to ’08

Flying into Colorado on a late summer evening, I feel like the air is swirling…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Big Apple Delegates Hold On to Hillary

The New York delegation kicked off it’s 2008 DNC gathering Sunday with cocktails and quintessential Big…

By Caroline Clarke

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McCain Takes Aim at Obama-Biden

The McCain is hitting hard at Obama’s choice for vice president, with its new Web…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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What’s Wrong With Barack Obama?

There’s an interesting cartoon floating around the Internet that illustrates (in a tongue-in-cheek…

By Alvaro Muir

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Trail Mix: Part II

Experts: Obama must promote party unity, toughness on issues

By most accounts, this should be the year for Democrats, yet, recent polls show…

By Joyce Jones

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SBA Implements Revised Loan Processing Procedures

Are lenders ready for the revised SOP 50-10?

The relationship between the Small Business Association (SBA) and small business lenders has reached a…

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Barnard College

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North Carolina A&T State University

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Brown University

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Cornell University

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Tuskegee University

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Xavier University

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Yale University

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University of Southern California

www.usc.edu
Mailing Address 700 Childs Way, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90089
2008 Rank:47
2006…

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Johns Hopkins University

www.jhu.edu
Mailing Address: Mason Hall 3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218
Rank on 2008 List: 27
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Wesleyan University

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Jackson State University

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Tennessee State University

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Wellesley College

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Emory University

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Wake Forest University

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Smith College

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Davidson College

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Haverford College

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Carleton College

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Columbia University

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Harvard University

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Amherst University

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Swarthmore College

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Fisk University

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Stanford University

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Georgetown University

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Morehouse College

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Hampton University

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Howard University

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North Carolina Central University

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University of California-Berkeley

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Northwestern University

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Spelman College

www.spelman.edu
Mailing Address: 350 Spelman Lane S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Rank on 2008 List: 1
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Duke University

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Oberlin College

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Clark Atlanta University

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University of Pennsylvania

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Morgan State University

www.morgan.edu

Mailing Address: 1700 E. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251
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University of Virginia

www.virigina.edu
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 400160, Charlottesville, VA 22904
Rank on 2008 List: 39
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New York University

www.nyu.edu

Mailing Address: 665 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10012
2008 Rank:46
2006 Rank: N/A
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Vanderbilt University

www.vanderbilt.edu

Mailing Address: 2201 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37240
2008 Rank:38
2006 Rank: Not on List
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Florida A&M University

www.famu.edu

Mailing Address: Lee Hall, Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL 32307-3200
2008 Rank: 18
2006 Rank: 1
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Williams College

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Pomona College

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Princeton University

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Grambling State University

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Mailing Address: 403 Main St., Grambling, LA 71245
Rank on 2008 List: 40
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Cutting Edge: Leisure & Entertainment

Enjoy low-cost leisure activities

The nature of today’s economy may have put a damper on your summer plans by…

By Brittany Hutson

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South Carolina State University

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University of Maryland – College Park

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AT&T Loses Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Sales representative awarded more than $400,000

A Dallas jury ruled AT&T Corp. racially discriminated against a worker and ordered the telecommunications…

By Renita Burns

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Black in America: The Study

Research says African Americans arent a monolithic group

The thoughts and lifestyles of black Americans vary just as much as the hues of…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Legendary Soul Artist Isaac Hayes Dies

The 'Black Moses' of soul put Stax Records on the record books

The legendary Isaac Hayes was found collapsed by his treadmill Sunday afternoon in his Memphis…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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One on One With Michael Baisden

The future of black radio

With a syndicated radio show in some 64 markets across the country, Michael Baisden is…

By George Alexander

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Bernie Mac Dies

Macs career accomplishments were numerous

Actor and funnyman Bernie Mac, whose career launched into high gear as one of four…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Teenpreneur Battles Snoop Dogg for Brand Name

Rapper says SnoopTunes technology inventor must change moniker

Kristyn Heath, CEO of Passive Devices and BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2008 Teenpreneur of the Year, is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Theo Killion named New President of Zale Corp.

African American to take the helm of national jeweler

Jewelry retailer Zale Corp. announced the promotion of Theo Killion, formerly the executive vice president…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Judge Orders Detroit Mayor to Jail

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was ordered to jail.

A Detroit judge ordered Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to jail today for violating the terms of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Film Festival Marketing

Strategies for connecting with executives, movie houses

Film festival fever is in the air. This week the 12th annual American Black Film…

By George Alexander

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Hip-Hop Political Support

For Obama, celebrity endorsements can boost or back-fire

With such high-profile hip-hop celebrities as Russell Simmons, Sean Combs, and Jay-Z publicly supporting Sen.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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FCC Hearing Broaches Media Ownership for Minorities

Panelists outline strategies to improve minority ownership

When the FCC approved a controversial bid by Sirius Satellite Radio to acquire XM Satellite…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Cutting Edge: Utilities and Energy

Slash utility costs

Its old news that’s still putting a hurting on your wallet: soaring energy and utility…

By Renita Burns

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Market Fluctuation

Antsy investors, skittish banks belie a frenetic economy

Stock predictions for the first week in August do not seem too promising.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Going to the Polls

Heightened oversight may ease Election Day stress

Election officials grapple the challenges inherent to making Election Day run as glitch-free as possible.

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One on One with Wendy Williams

The future of black radio

Known as the “Queen of All Media,” Wendy Williams has parlayed 22 years on radio…

By George Alexander

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Obama Addresses the National Urban League

Education, economy, small business at top of agenda

Speaking before an overflowing audience at the National Urban League’s conference in Florida on Saturday,…

By Joyce Jones

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McCain Takes Platform to Urban League

Sen. John McCain took Sen. Barack Obama to task at the National Urban League’s conference…

By Joyce Jones

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Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran

When Mark Whitaker was selected earlier this week to head NBC News’s Washington Bureau, a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Navigating Financial Aid

Tips for understanding the financial aid process

Navigating the financial aid process can be just as daunting and perplexing as choosing…

By Renita Burns

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Investing as a College Student

Jumpstart your financial future, secure funds for your golden years

Investing as a college student is a surefire way to jumpstart your financial future and…

By LaToya M. Smith

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One on One with Doug Banks, DeDe McGuire

Doug Banks and DeDe McGuire give their take on critics of syndication, handling competition

With With a Dallas-based, afternoon-drive radio show that is syndicated in some 31 markets, veteran…

By George Alexander

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One on One With Steve Harvey

Radio hosts talks syndication, his 'calling'

When anyone hears the name Steve Harvey the word funny easily comes to mind. After…

By George Alexander

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The Cutting Edge: Back to School

Tips to help cut back on school spending

As you head back to school here a few additional resources to help you be…

By Renita Burns

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White Schools, Black Advocates

Professional immersion at white schools can be a predictor of success

Pre-professional associations can put black students in the right circles

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Stand Out on Your College Application

Application tips and resources for attending the school of your dreams

Learn what admissions officers want to see on your application

By Brittany Hutson

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High School Summer Programs

Getting a head start on getting into college

For some students, summer is more about books than the beach

By Maya Yette

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Risky Solutions to Debt Elimination

Taking shortcuts can lead to compounding woes

Desperate for alternative ways to pay down debt, many people rely on quick-fix solutions that…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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McCain Addresses Urban League

Education, economy, small business at top of agenda

Sen. John McCain took Sen. Barack Obama to task at the National Urban League’s conference…

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