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Global Icon Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Mandela had been battling various illnesses

A hero for the world

By C. Daniel Baker

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President Obama to Meet with Financial Regulators

Dodd–Frank progress will be focus of talks

President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with financial market regulators to discuss progress

By Alan Hughes

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Brown’s Bold Bid to Become Maryland’s Next Governor

The following excerpts are from an exclusive interview with BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle

His campaign to become the first black to run the statehouse seeks advanced education, minority…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Don Thompson Named CEO of McDonald’s

Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain

Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shutdown by Feds, Anonymous Retaliates

On Wednesday BE Next told you about the legal battle between Universal Music Group and…

By timmhotep aku

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will.i.am Announces New Car Company ‘IAMAUTO’

Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am is once again putting his money where his mouth is…

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Saudi Prince Buys $300 Million Stake in Twitter

Twitter is here to stay and the value of micro-blogging site can only increase– at…

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Fred Mwangaguhunga, MediaTakeOut.com founder

MediaTakeOut Launches New Web-Based Reality Series ‘First Date’

The popular website expands its reach into the realm of original programming

MediaTakeOut.com founder Fred Mwangaguhunga joins forces with Fisher Klingenstein Films to introduce a new web-based…

By Brett Johnson

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Last South Dakota Code Talker Buried

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — The last of the American Indian code talkers of South Dakota…

By Associated Press

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Bristol Palin Says E-mail Hack Led To Scary Calls

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sarah Palin’s daughter testified Wednesday against a former college student charged…

By Associated Press

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Hearing Set In Lesbian Teen’s Suit To Force Prom

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — School officials in a rural Mississippi county told a lesbian student…

By Associated Press

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Let’s Talk About Money

If there’s one thing magazine editors love—more than writing and creating content—it’s talking. Whether it’s…

By Black Enterprise

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Oil Falls On Bernanke Stimulus Exit Plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy prices fell as the dollar rose after Federal Reserve Chairman…

By Associated Press

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Smart: No Role In Plotting Husband’s Death In 1990

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Even after 20 years, the New Hampshire school aide convicted…

By Associated Press

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Shark Attack Victim Died From Massive Blood Loss

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man attacked by at least one shark in…

By Associated Press

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Cleveland Explosion And Fire Believed Intentional

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland fire investigators say they’ve ruled out an accident as the cause…

By Associated Press

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Lawmakers Upset Over Obama’s 2nd Anti-Vegas Remark

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada lawmakers lashed out at President Barack Obama on Tuesday after…

By Associated Press

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Long Waits In Utah’s Bid To Comply With Fed ID Law

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — So packed is the parking lot at Utah’s busiest…

By Associated Press

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Sister: Savio Asked, ‘Take Care Of My Boys’

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Former police officer Drew Peterson’s ex-wife was so afraid of him…

By Associated Press

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Textbook Move: Ex-Yahoo Exec Becomes CEO Of Chegg

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A former Yahoo executive is taking over as CEO of…

By Associated Press

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