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First Medicinal Marijuana Facility Opens in New York

Only certified patients suffering from specific conditions can be helped at the centers

New York is opening eight dispensaries statewide, serving a variety of syrups, concentrates and other…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ken Griffey Jr. to Be Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball great was voted in almost unanimously

Griffey, known as “Junior,” comes from a legacy of baseball greatness. He’s the son of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments

Why Blacks Shouldn’t Panic About The Stock Market Sell-Off

Analysts, including Mellody Hobson, weigh in on investment moves

“Although China is the second-biggest world economy, it composes roughly only 13% of the global…

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Why Just Tweet When You Can Whistle a Whole Tune?

Twitter toying with idea of a 10,000-character limit

Twitter is rumored to be working on a feature that would allow users to create…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Freedman's Bank building, formerly the Treasure Annex building in Washington, D.C.

Treasury Acknowledges Lost Black Wealth By Renaming Freedman’s Bank

Renaming ceremony acknowledges origins of the wealth gap

The overall economy had begun to crumble leading to the first ‘Great Depression,’ called the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

By Courtney Connley

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[Women of Power] Let Your Wardrobe Do the Talking

Macy's helps you find clothes for your body and style at the 2016 Women of Power Summit

We’ve all heard the saying ‘Dress for the position you want, not the one you…

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General Motors Invests $500 Million in Lyft to Create Self-Driving Cars

Deal is estimated to be largest auto manufacturer investment in a car riding service

General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft to assist with creating self-driving cars and a…

By Courtney Connley

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10 Tips to Make 2016 Your Year

Use these life and career tips to make 2016 your best year ever

Being very honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses can help you create a…

By Kandia Johnson

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African American Women Make Up Only 2% Of America’s Doctors

3 ways we can change the face of medicine

Crystal Emery, award-winning documentary filmmaker and activist, worries about our children; especially our girls, because…

By Ella Rucker

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Minimum Wage Increase: NYC Mayor Upping the Ante to $15

Plan will cost city more than $230 million and boost pay for contract, union workers

Workers in the Big Apple can expect to earn at least $15 an hour by…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Janet Jackson from the cover of her Janet album

Reports: Janet Jackson Having Surgery to Remove Tumor on Vocal Cords

Family, supporters and fans send well wishes via social media

Actress and singer Janet Jackson will have throat surgery to treat a suspected cancerous growth.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Sprinkles Black Girl Magic on Cancer Research

Physicist was awarded $1.1 million grant to develop a groundbreaking treatment.

Strides are currently being made in cancer research thanks to the contributions of Dr. Hadiyah-Nichole…

By Safon Floyd

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Oregon militia leader Ammon Bundy

Twitter Reacts: Oregon Militia Leader Compares Himself to Rosa Parks

The comparison doesn't go over well

Twitter reacts to Oregon ‘militia’ leader comparing himself to Rosa Parks

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5 Habits That Will Inevitably Sabotage Your Finances

Seemingly small purchases can add up to big debt

Unfortunately, there are a number of bad habits that can sabotage our financial well-being and…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Entertainer and Entrepreneur Kandi Burruss

Entertainer and Entrepreneur Kandi Burruss Embarks On Next Big Venture

Reality TV star just gave birth to a baby boy

Many of us remember Kandi Burruss from her days as a singer in the ’90s…

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Houston Power Couple Positions Entrepreneurs For Financial Increase

These entrepreneurs have become super successful with network marketing

Success in network marketing wasn’t a reality in many of their former years, and their…

By Roz A Gee

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Black Enterprise is at CES 2016

The annual international consumer electronics show is happening in Las Vegas and Technology Editor Samara Lynn is in the building

The annual international consumer electronics show is going on in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9, 2016,…

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Candidate Watch, Jan. 6, 2016

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…

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Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks’ Family Loses Legal Battle With Target

Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness

On Monday, Jan. 4, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals got to review the dismissal…

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