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Women’s History Month: 5 Ways to Celebrate

Celebrate women's contributions to history

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these five contributions to history.

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#PledgeForParity: International Women’s Day Launches with Empowerment and Advocacy

Corporate partners and advocates support equal opportunities for women in business, career and society at large

#PledgeforParity is the official theme for International Women’s Day, and people worldwide will take a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Vanessa Williams Joins Star Jones for New VH1 Drama Series

The series will follow the antics of five ladies on a popular talk show

Vanessa Williams tapped to play in Star Jones VH1 scripted drama series called “Satan Sisters,”…

By Courtney Connley

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Join Black Women “Getting in Formation” to Advance Nutrition and Agriculture for International Women’s Day

Pan-African initiative celebrates International Women’s Day and honors social entrepreneurs

Pan-African initiative celebrates International Women’s Day and honors social entrepreneurs.

By Kandia Johnson

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In Her Shoes and Sundial Brands Present All-Male Conversation “The Brothers Behind the Brands”

This thought-provoking discussion will provide attendees with an opportunity to get deep into the minds…

By Safon Floyd

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Top 10 Most Outrageous Chris Rock Oscar Moments

How Rock respectably made the whitest award show the blackest

BlackEnterprise.com compiled a few of the most memorable Chris Rock quotables from his appearance for…

By Safon Floyd

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SWV Talks New Album, Career Longevity, and the Business of Entertainment

SWV talks staying true to their audience and juggling family and career

SWV talks new album and juggling family and career.

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Black History Month: Geoffrey S. Fletcher, Screenwriter

29 days of modern black history makers

A screenwriter, film director, and professor, Geoffrey Fletcher is best known as the screenwriter of…

By Safon Floyd

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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”.

By Kandia Johnson

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Then & Now: 10 Global Influencers of Color in Activism, Arts, Fashion and More

Innovators who set legacies and the international members of the new school carrying the torch

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, here’s 10 global influencers of color from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

By Cristie Leondis

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Whenever most people think about the Academy Awards, it’s the actors, actresses and directors that often come to mind first. (Congratulations to Octavia Spencer on joining the short list of African American Oscar winners during the 84th Annual Academy Awards.) However, there are dozens of other categories that highlight the hard work of Hollywood’s behind-the-scenes players. For instance, the categories of Best Original Song and Best Original Score feature several African American winners. Here are seven oftentimes forgotten names from the world of music on the list of African American winners. —Darralynn Hutson

[Op-Ed] The Academy Awards and Diversity

The check-the-box mentality is all too common in many aspects of business

The racial and ethnic composition of the Academy does not reflect the American movie going…

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

American Black Film Festival Awards Recap

News and views from the 2016 ABFF Awards

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, aired on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd…

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Black History Month: American Girl Launching Civil Rights-Era Doll

Melody tells children story of everyday people as part of fighting for equality in the 1960s

In celebrating Black History Month and its 30th anniversary, American Girl is introducing a doll…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tracing Her Roots: Kathryn Buford Finds Strength and Clarity

"When you know who you are, not just anything or anyone can knock you off your game"

When I got my results in the mail, I didn’t open them right away. I…

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ABFF Awards: A Groundbreaking Celebration of Black Hollywood

An evening dedicated to honoring the impact of African Americans in film and television

Last night America got a chance to experience all of the black star magic with…

By Safon Floyd

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Combatting #OscarsSoWhite: Russell Simmons Launching All Def Movie Awards

Tony Rock set to host; 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Beasts of No Nation' among Best Film nominees

With Oscars diversity under scrutiny, Russell Simmons has decided to level the playing field with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Canada: 8 Famous and Influential Northern Neighbors of Color

Famous and influential leaders in heatlhcare, politics, sports, and more

In celebrating Black History Month, here’s a snapshot of black Canadian leaders who have made…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Host Mike Epps Talks About the Importance of ABFF Awards

"As black artists, we have to continue to open up other doors and avenues for ourselves"

With ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, airing tonight on BET, we sat down with…

By Kali Wilder

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

ABFF Awards Celebrates Black Film and TV Tomorrow on BET

A Celebration of Hollywood TOMORROW, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps and…

By Safon Floyd

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Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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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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