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Latino Trendsetters and Influencers Unite for Hispanicize

The gathering of the most influential Latinos at Miami’s InterContinental hotel, April 4-8, 2016

On April 4-8, 2016, at Miami’s InterContinental Hotel, Latino newsmakers and trendsetters will unite for…

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Co-Creator of ‘Underground’ TV Series Talks Redefining the Slave Narrative

Writer Misha Green talks WGN America’s new TV series about a slave's journey to freedom

Writer, Misha Green talks WGN America’s new ‘Underground’ TV series, a slave’s journey to freedom.

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Google Gives $3 Million in Grants to Fight for Social Justice and Reform

Google.org extends grants and resources to organizations fighting for social justice

Google.org partners with four social reform organizations and awards $3 million in grants.

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Susan E. Rice, National Security Advisor

Black History Month: Susan E. Rice, U.S. National Security Advisor

29 days of modern black history makers

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice coordinates intelligence, foreign policy, and military effort; oversees…

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How I Did It: Israel Ilufoye, Mechanical Design Engineer

After putting flying on hold, he embraces engineering

A 2013 grad hired straight out of college enjoys work as a mechanical design engineer…

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The Bunche Report: How Diversity Affects Hollywood’s Bottom Line

Spoiler alert: Diverse casts tend to sell more tickets and earn higher ratings.

This year’s report includes an examination of viewer ratings, broken down by ethnicity, and a…

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[Recap] White House Hosts Panels and Screening Event for ‘Underground’ TV series

White House Office of Public Engagement hosts show's cast and creative team for Black History Month celebration

White House Office of Public Engagement Host Panel and screening event for “Underground”.

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#SMW Lagos: The Beauty of Tech

The huge potential of social media in the African beauty industry

We’re at the final day of Social Media Week Lagos and the experience, energy and…

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Music Industry and Women in Tech

Learning from social media, not just putting out information, is key to your success

“I think the most important thing that we work on and encourage people to…

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How I Did It: Tamra L. Dicus, Chemical Engineer

HBCU grad stayed focused to maintain high GPA

In this profile of chemical engineer Tamra Dicus, she explains how she kept up her…

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3 Lies We All Tell Ourselves About Money

3 ways to move beyond them

This mindset, and the never-ending treadmill it puts us on with regard to acquiring money,…

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DNC Discusses Supreme Court Controversy, Voting Rights

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, CBC Chair G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Judy Chu take on GOP "obstructionism"

The hyper-partisan battle between the GOP and Democratic parties. over the nomination of a Supreme…

By Hailey Wallace

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Creating Safe Environments For Black LGBTQ Youth to Thrive

White House Initiative to host Summit to address the needs of African American LGBTQ students

White House Initiative to host Summit to address the needs of African American LGBTQ students.

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Detroit City Council Honors Women Empowerment Activists

The Powerful Women organization cultivates a culture of excellence for women

Every year, The Powerful Women hosts its signature conference, The Powerful Women’s Weekend, which attracts…

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Investing Millions in Companies Led by Black Men

Venture capitalists back tech and consumer products companies with founders of diverse backgrounds

Cross Culture Ventures backs tech and consumer products companies with culturally and racially diverse founders.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

[BREAKING NEWS] Chris Christie Endorses Trump And Why It Shouldn’t Surprise You

After the humiliating end of a once-promising campaign, the "tell it like it is" governor throws his support to Trump

On Friday morning, New Jersey governor and former presidential candidate Chris Christie endorsed current GOP…

By Hailey Wallace

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[WATCH] Bernie Sanders Talks “Broken” Justice System, Marijuana and More on The Breakfast Club

On the eve of the South Carolina primary, Sanders talked about issues concerning the black community

On Friday morning, 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called into The Breakfast Club, a popular…

By Hailey Wallace

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[Watch] Black History Month: How Freed Slaves Created and Lost $57 Million

The Freedman's Bank: A story of tragedy and resilience

Between 1865 and 1874, about 100,000 black individuals and institutions amassed $57 million in the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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#SMW Lagos 2016: On Building a Healthy Company Culture

Employees respond to more than just a salary

When we started we knew we couldn’t pay, so we deliberately told ourselves to build…

By Sirita Wright

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Colin Powell, Secretary of State

Black History Month: Colin Powell, U.S. Secretary of State

29 days of modern black history makers

Retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin Powell became the 65th U.S. Secretary of State in…

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