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Black History Month: Order of African American Nuns Celebrates 100 Years of Service

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary started as a social mission and expanded

An order of black nuns in Harlem N.Y.—one of only three original orders of its…

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Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Co-Starring in Film About Black Women Space Pioneers

Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures' set for release in 2017

Octavia Spencer has landed a role in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures,” co-starring with Taraji P.…

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John McAfee: FBI’s Order to Apple is “Misuse” of Law

Cybersecurity guru John McAfee says the government is citing an antiquated statute

John McAfee weighs in on the conflict between Apple and the Department of Justice.

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Black History Month: Jeh Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

29 days of modern black history makers

A civil and criminal trial lawyer, Jeh Johnson became the first African American U.S. …

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Academy of Motion Pictures Suing Gift Bag Company

Oscars organization says company offering $200,000 swag bag is infringing on trademark

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Distinctive…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Enterprise Tech Entrepreneur of the Year to Appear on ‘Shark Tank’

Benjamin Young, a Black Enterprise "Techpreneur of the Year" winner and his business partner, Gregory Coleman, will appear on ABC's "Shark Tank."

Nexercise founders will pitch on TV’s Shark Tank.

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Black Musical Debuts in Los Angeles

The gospel drama continues to be rich theatre fodder

#TheLOVESHACK which was written, produced and directed by ‪Paul D. Hannah and co-produced by ‪Kimberley…

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[OP-ED] Why South Carolina Matters: Ideology On the Right and Demographics On the Left

Former White House Spokesperson for President Obama Gives His Take on SC

South Carolina plays a crucial role in primary season because it serves as an ideological…

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Michelle A. Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Black Faculty Dean

Williams will step into her role as head of the School of Public Health in July

Michelle A. Williams appointed head of Harvard’s School of Public Health, making her the first…

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Comcast Launches New Xfinity On Demand Destination Featuring ABFF Curated Film Collection

There's a special focus on stories from independent black filmmakers

Today, Comcast announced a Black History Month celebration with a special focus on stories from…

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TripAdvisor Reveals the Best Beach in the World

Traveler's pick the best beaches in the world

Traveler’s picked the best beaches in the world.

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Black History Month: Shonda Rhimes, Show Creator and Executive Producer

29 days of modern black history makers

Shonda Rhimes made history as the first African American woman to create and executive produce…

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Grammys Weekend: Before, During and After the Show

Two days of top caliber Grammy-related events

This year’s Grammys was more than great sound bytes and pyrotechnics. The musical entertainment highlighted…

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How Allyson Byrd Went From Living on Food Stamps to Running a Profitable Business

Entrepreneur explains the blueprint to growing your business revenue

As CEO of Money Movers International, Byrd is a popularly known speaker and best-selling author…

By Courtney Connley

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Wall Street Project Economic Summit: Mission Solution

The Summit tackles problems of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions

The Summit tackles issues of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions.

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Florida Mayor Requests $8 Million for African American Heritage Museum

Hometown of Zora Neale Hurston may get largest center of black history in state

Officials in Eatonville, Fla., recently announced plans to build an $8 million African American History…

By Janell Hazelwood

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President Obama’s Positive Track Record For Helping African Americans

Administration has not failed the black community according to its policies

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has worked to improve the lives of…

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Top 10 States Where African Americans Are the Most Politically Engaged

Wisconsin and Mississippi among top 5; Rhode Island and Washington among bottom

A recent WalletHub analysis evaluated 48 states across six key metrics to find out…

By Janell Hazelwood

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High School Students Nationwide Chosen For 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy

100 Dreamers selected from thousands of applicants

The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take an all-expense-paid trip to Walt…

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9 Black Women in STEM You Need To Know

They're making strides in STEM fields

International Day of Women & Girls in Science celebrates female achievers in STEM worldwide. Here…

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