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Pullman Porters: Ambassadors of Railroad’s Golden Era

Distinguished black men made train travel a classy affair

Pullman porters, who wore dignified uniforms, traveled cross country, and met celebrities and dignitaries, seemed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Warmed-over Myths of Black Wealth

Newsflash from CNBC's NEWBOs: If you're black and can't rap or play ball, forget about making it in America.

It’s 2009 and a black man is President of the United States of America. So…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Duke Ellington Honored on D.C. Quarter

Jazz great depicted on U.S. coin

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington has done something that no other African American has ever done.…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Post Issues ‘Apology’ Over Racist Cartoon

The New York Post did something it rarely does. The paper apologized for running Sean…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Disney Unveils Its First Black Princess

Anika Noni Rose plays Tiana, a royal entrepreneur

Playing princess is something shared by little girls around the world. But until recently, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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New Trend in Pod Fitness

Personal fitness trainer Jeanette Jenkins shows how the new trend of Pod Fitness helps busy…

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Top Blacks in Fashion

Tracy Reese: Passion, business acumen go hand-in-hand

For Fashion Week, Tracy Reese will present a collection described as “eclectic,” inspired by the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NAACP Celebrates 100 Years with Focus on Human Rights

Organization pushing for stimulus funds distribution to be monitored

As the NAACP embarks on its 100th anniversary, the organization and America stands on the…

By Renita Burns

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Russell L. Goings Keeps Us Coming Back

Epic poem gives unique voice to struggles of blacks

On Oct. 16, 1995, when scores of black men gathered on the lawn of the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Online Lesson Plans Make Black History Interactive

Teachers: Commemorate February with Web-ready resources

Black History Month holds special meaning for many Americans this year as the world watches…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Maggie Lena Walker: The Making Of A Black Bank

America's first woman president of a financial institution founded one of the nation's oldest surviving black-owned banks

Walker became the country’s first woman president of a financial institution and founded one of…

By Gertrude Woodruff Marlowe

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The Power Purse

Buying the best handbag.

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Required Reading on Black Business History

Books by and about great black entrepreneurs underscore our legacy in business.

Each February, as we celebrate African American History Month, we recognize the achievements of black…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Blacks in the Arts: Doing the Work

Artist Phoebe Beasley gives insights on diversity, creativity

Artist Phoebe Beasley, who has been a noteworthy presence in the art community for several…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘Becoming American’

Scholar Howard Dodson provides a worlds view of the African American journey

For Howard Dodson, one of the foremost experts on African American history, the election of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Backtalk with Judge Greg Mathis

TV star and youth advocate shares his passion for keeping youth out of the criminal justice system

udge Greg Mathis understands both sides of the criminal justice system. For more than 10…

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Prime Picks from the Detroit Auto Show

BMW hardtop, Chrysler electric car among attractive options

I walked away from this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit feeling comforted.…

By Josee Valcourt

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Tavis Smiley Launches Black History Exhibit

America I AM features historic relics from the past

A courageous speech that helped catapult a little-known senator into the halls of the White…

By Renita Burns

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The Best Stuff I’ve Read This Week: January 5-9, 2009

A weekly round-up of blogs, news, books and anything else cool I can recommend you get your eyes on.

One of the things I love most about the Internet and social media is the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Backtalk with D. L. Hughley

Stand-up comedian and actor D.L. Hughley isn�t one to shy away from hot-button topics

ONE OF THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY, standup comedian and actor D.L. Hughley isn’t one…

By George Alexander

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T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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