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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine open a school at USC

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Open School

The $70 million endowment allows the school to be named after them at USC

The University of Southern California has opened a school named after Dr. Dre and Jimmy…

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The 5 Most Livable Countries For Comfort Seekers

Grab your suitcase and relocate to these restful places

We all seek comfort. It is a human necessity. From wanting a warm and cozy…

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WATCH: LeBron James Returns To Akron In New Sprite Commercial

The four time MVP embraces his hometown community

There are only a few days left until the 2014-15 NBA Season begins! With such…

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Diabetes Tips from S. Epatha Merkerson

The actress encourages people to join America’s Diabetes Challenge

After the initial interview with Black Enterprise, S. Epatha Meckerson left us with some tips…

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Pharrell is one of the featured performers on A Very Grammy Christmas

Pharrell Williams to Perform on CBS’ A VERY GRAMMY® CHRISTMAS

'Happy' singer will be featured along with Tim McGraw and Maroon 5

‘Happy’ singer and songwriter, Pharrell Williams, is slated to perform at CBS’ A VERY GRAMMY…

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Nick Cannon Releasing a Children's Book

“Drumline: A New Beat” Premieres on VH1

12 years after the release of "Drumline," the story returns with a twist

Most of us remember the original motion picture “Drumline” starring Nick Cannon and Zoe Saldana.…

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15 Twitter Reactions To Beyoncé And TopShop’s Joint Venture Company

The company will be called Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd.

Consider your morning already blessed and highly favored, as Sir Philip Green announced a 50/50…

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New OWN Reality Show Features Family Life of Comedian Flex and ‘90s Pop Singer Shanice

The couple opens up about financial difficulties

Most people know 90s pop sensation Shanice for her Grammy-nominated hit song, “I Love Your…

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Kimora Lee Simmons Establishes Scholarship Fund for Fashion Students

The Queen of Fabulosity donates $1 million to support fashion education

Kimora Lee Simmons creates $1 million scholarship fund for fashion students

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American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Advises the NBA on Workforce Diversity

CEO schools the league on the need for company diversity

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault talks to NBA owners about workforce diversity

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UCSF Study: Sugared Soda Might Be Aging Your Cells

The sweet stuff might be killing you

Soda can cause harm beyond making you obese.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

With the debut set for Oct. 25, female professionals and leaders will be inspired

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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Leslie Jones is added to cast of Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

After having no black female cast members, show now has two

Leslie Jones, who was a writer for the show, Saturday Night Live, has been added…

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Warner Bros. Partners With Reginald Hudlin For ‘Static Shock’ Live-Action Series

Details are incredibly sparse, but we're excited!

Warner Bros. is attempting to be the loud kid in the room, especially after Marvel’s…

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Perri ‘Pebbles’ Reid Files Lawsuit Against Viacom For $40 Million

Suit centers on her portrayal in TLC biopic, 'CrazySexyCool'

Former TLC manager, Perri “Pebbles” Reid, is suing Viacom for their portrayal of her in…

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Latifah to host The Hollywood Film Awards

Queen Latifah to Host The Hollywood Film Awards

Show will be broadcast live from the Hollywood Palladium, Friday, Nov. 14 on CBS

Talk show host, Queen Latifah, is slated to host the inaugural live broadcast show, The…

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Ten Facts about Pam Grier

Women of Power Legacy Award Honoree: 10 Facts About Pam Grier

Check out fun tidbits about this legendary actress and entrepreneur

Black Enterprise is honoring the great Pam Grier with the 2015 Legacy Award at the…

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Former NFL Player Troy Williamson Switches Gears to Entrepreneurship

'I get inspired by looking where I came from and all the obstacles I’ve been through'

Former NFL player Troy Williamson speaks about entrepreneurship, giving back and helping people via motivational…

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NCAA sued by attorneys they lost anti-trust suit to

Class-Action Attorneys Want $52.4 Million from the NCAA

The firm that won the Ed O'Bannon-led case against the league files to recover costs from lawsuit

The lawyers for Ed O’Bannon, who filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA, has filed…

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Johnson & Johnson Commits $200 Million for Ebola Vaccine Research

The healthcare company fast tracks their efforts

Johnson & Johnson announced that they will make a commitment of up to $200 million…

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WATCH: ‘Dear White People’ Advocates For Racial Insurance

Covers everything except the N-word!

With Justin Simien’s Dear White People filling up theaters around the nation, there latest promo…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Research Lacking for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Study shows more investigation needs to be done

Over the last 12 years, only 7.1% of breast cancer research has had a targeted…

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Comedian Hannibal Buress Calls Bill Cosby ‘A Rapist’

Was the Comedy Central perform wrong for his joke?!

Funny man Hannibal Buress commands a stage whenever his presence is felt from state to…

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Teddy Pendergrass' wife retains control over his estate

Teddy Pendergrass’ Widow Retains Control Over Estate

Judge rules son's will was fraudulent

The wife of late singer, Teddy Pendergrass, has retained control over his estate after his…

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Black Enterprise Legacy Award Winner Adds NBA Team Ownership to Resume

A BE 100s CEO, Valerie Daniels-Carter, invests in Milwaukee Bucks

It’s no secret that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has a deficit of black owners.…

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[OPINION] Carol’s Daughter is Our Daughter: The Pros and Cons of Being A Black Brand

Has the Brooklyn-bred brand sold out? Maybe not

Lisa Price, founder and president of Carol’s Daughter, proudly announced recently that her company “joins…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Jim Jones Launches Vamp Berry

Hip-Hop Entrepreneur Jim Jones to Launch Vamp Berry Soda

Star of Vh1's Chrissy & Mr. Jones starts a new business

Jim Jones, star of Vh1′s Chrissy & Mr. Jones and Dipset rapper, is launching a…

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A Legacy Remembered: 7 Top Moments in Black Fashion with Oscar de la Renta

As the world mourns the death of an icon, take a look at African American celebrities in glam

With reports of the legendary designer’s death and as the world remembers his legacy, check…

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[REACTIONS] Beauty Business Boss Moves: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter

Consumers respond to news with mixed emotions, from cheers to disappointment

Beauty giant L’Oreal has acquired Carol’s Daughter, founded by Lisa Price, for an undisclosed amount,…

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President Barack Obama’s Credit Card Was Declined

The president revealed that Michelle Obama picked up the check

The 44th President of the United States is widely the most parodied politician the world…

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Judge rules in favor of record labels in suit versus SiriusXM

Judge Rules in Favor of Record Labels in Suit Versus SiriusXM Radio

Radio channel doesn't pay artists for pre-1972 recordings

Judge Mary Strobel has ruled in favor of record labels in its lawsuit versus SiriusXM…

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Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Hollywood’s first female action star to receive Legacy Award for her work in film and business

Pam Grier to be honored with the Legacy Award at Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of…

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Women of Power TV Show Set to Premiere October 25

Nationally syndicated series debuts with Tracee Ellis Ross feature

Black Enterprise’s nationally syndicated Women’s Power show debuts October 25 on TV One.

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WATCH: Chris Rock Lists His Favorite Rappers In ‘Top Five’ Trailer

Is this Chris Rock's best film ever?!

After earning supreme praise from critics whom attended the Toronto International Film Festival, Chris Rock’s…

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Chris Webber Looking To Buy Atlanta Hawks

Group headed by Former NBA All-Star notifies league of intent to buy

Former NBA and Michigan Wolverines All-star, Chris Webber wants to get back in the game.
Only…

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Ten Facts About the Ebola Virus

Be informed of this deadly disease

With the news of the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reaching…

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Chris Rock and Prince To Appear On SNL After Decades-Long Absence

The two titans set to appear Nov. 1

Prince and Chris Rock are making their enigmatic return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ after 20-plus…

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Chris Paul to Host the CP3 Foundation’s Event Advocating for Youth

Two Los Angeles-based organizations, L.A.’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz, will benefit

LA Clippers point guard, Chris Paul, will host a fundraiser for L.A.’s BEST and Leaps…

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Alicia Keys Heads Protests for kidnapped Nigerian girls

Alicia Keys Protests for Lost Nigerian Girls

After six months, kidnapped girls are still reported missing

Alicia Keys, citing the fact that she is a mother, holds a protest to bring…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Q & A With Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams

The football player shares his efforts to spotlight metastatic breast cancer.

Black Enterprise spoke with the football player to learn more about his efforts to educate…

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Chris Brown has 7 Soul Train nominations

Chris Brown Leads the 2014 Soul Train Awards With Seven Nominations

Beyonce and Pharrell have 6 and 5, respectively

Chris Brown received the most soul train awards nomination with 7. Beyonce comes next with…

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Will Packer Sells Comedy to NBC

Will Packer Lands TV Comedy, ‘Like Father, Like Son’ on NBC

Show will be based on actual events from his life

Hollywood producer, Will Packer, has inked a deal for new comedy, ‘Like, Father, Like Son’…

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Obama Girls, Mo’ne Davis and More Make Time’s Most Influential Teens List

TIME recognizes some of today's most influential teens

Time Magazine releases their most influential teen list, with Mo’ne Davis, the Obama girls and…

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Protesters Champion ‘Black Lives Matter’ at Monday Night Football Game

Efforts part of the 'Moral Monday'

Protesters fighting to raise awareness about 18-year-old Michael Brown championed ‘Black Lives’ at yesterday’s Monday…

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NWA nominated for 2015 rock and roll hall of fame

NWA Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Other nominees include Chic, Bill Withers and The Spinners

NWA has been nominated to be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

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Drama League to Honor Broadway and Hollyood Icon James Earl Jones

Award-winning actor will receive musical tribute

Drama League will honor the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award winner at its 31st…

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Ambassador Of Shave: Dennis Scott Partners With Shavewise

Former NBA 3-point specialist looks to revolutionize grooming

Former NBA 3-point baller looks to revolutionize grooming one razor bump at a time with…

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The BronzeLens Film Festival

The 5th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival – Oct. 22-26

Festival is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia

The 5th annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BronzeLens) will take place October 22-26, 2014 at various…

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Nene Leakes Makes More Than $1.5 Million Per ‘Atlanta Housewives’ Season

Rumor almost dispelled as reality TV hints about her salary

Nene Leakes, the outspoken ‘OG’ of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ is rumored to make more…

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Colin Kaepernick Fined $10,000 for Wearing Beats by Dre Headphones

San Fransisco 49ers player reprimanded for sporting non-sponsored gear

Colin Kaepernick wore bright pink Beats by Dre Headphones despite the NFL’s deal with Bose…

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LeBron James' brand worth more than Tiger Woods' brand

LeBron James Is More Valuable Than Tiger Woods

His brand is worth $1 million more

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James’ brand is worth $1 million more than Tiger Woods’ brand. Forbes…

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Pras of The Fugees, Files $30 Million Lawsuit Against the NY Post

Sues the tabloid newspaper for saying he skipped a charity event he had nothing to do with

Rapper Pras Michel of The Fugees, sues the NY Post for $30 million because the…

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REVIEW: Is ‘Dear White People’ Worth Your Precious Dollars?!

Justin Simien's Sundace-approved satire has sharp wit

When Dear White People, written and directed by first-time filmmaker Justin Simien, made its debut…

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Star Power: Young Entrepreneur and TV Personality Talks Leveraging the Platforms

Rodney Rikai details what it takes to last in sports entertainment

Entrepreneur and host Rodney Rikai to find out more about his career path and advice…

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Fitness Track: Dining Out the Healthy Way with Coworkers

A good time with coworkers usually involves lots of drinks and fatty foods. Here’s how…

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Cleveland’s Tyronn Lue Is Highest-Paid NBA Assistant Coach

Ex-Laker point guard has been quietly etching a resume in gold

Ex-Laker point guard has been quietly etching a resume in gold as an NBA assistant…

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Spike Lee To Direct Documentary About Phil Jackson’s Triangle Offense

The die-hard Knicks fan breaks down the Triangle

With the NBA preseason in full swing, attention has quickly shifted to the maligned New…

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Kerry Washington to Star In Malcolm D. Lee’s ‘Is He the One?’

'Scandal' actress is taking her superstar talents back to the big screen

‘Scandal’ star, Kerry Washington, is bringing her talents back to the big screen in Malcolm…

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Magnificent 7: Best Black Action Heroes In the Game

If you had to cast the best tough guy ensemble, who would you choose?

If you had to recast the greatest movie tough guy ensemble with actors of color,…

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Kerry Washington Will Star in New Comedy, ‘Is He The One’

Will be her first movie since appearing in 'Django Unchained'

Scandal’s Kerry Washington will star in her first movie since Django Unchained, in a romantic…

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Dwyane Wade Joins The Sandals Foundation with Game Changer

Program helps youth in underserved communities in South Florida and the Caribbean.

Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade, partners with The Sandal Foundation to raise funds for the program,…

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Find Your ‘Happy’ Place At These 9 Health and Wellness Inspired Resorts

Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul before you return to your business or office

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While pristine beaches, beautiful views, and coconut flavored cocktails tend to be my favorite…

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City Eats: Exploring Atlanta’s Southern Cuisine

Depending on the chef, you might taste an infusion of French, Cajun and beyond

The South is known for its good cooking, so it’s no surprise that Atlanta is…

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#SmartBrownGirls Event Empowers Young Female Leaders in New York City

Young industry leaders discuss self-awareness, career development and motivation

Social media personality Jouelzy hosted #SmartBrownGirls event where female industry leaders inspired young women in…

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DMC Now Stands for Darryl Makes Comics

Legendary hip-hop emcee returns to his first love

Run-DMC member, DMC, starts his own comic company, Darryl Makes Comics, as his alter ego…

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Stage, Screen, and Television Legend Geoffrey Holder Dies

The multifaceted performed was 84-years-old

Millennials may best remember this famed performer as Nelson from 1992′s Boomerang, but that was…

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The inspirational guru makes her TV return with 'Fix My Life' on OWN

6 Black Men, 87 Children Between Them: Iyanla Vanzant Intervenes

Emotional national discussion about the responsibilities of fatherhood

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In an “Iyanla: Fix My Life” special television event on…

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Drake passes The Beatles on Billboard's Hot 100 List

Drake Passes Beatles on The Billboard Hot 100 Singles List

Aretha Franklin, is the next artist the hip-hop star will surpass with two more entries

With his latest appearance on Billboard’s Hot 100 List, Canadian rapper, Drake, has moved past…

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7 Highest-Paid Black TV Actors

A rundown of who's making killer moves and the most money

Check out this rundown of black actors making killer moves and the most money on…

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Web Series Producers: Up to $150,000 Available via New Funding Innitiative

National Black Programming Consortium launches incubator to provide programming

The National Black Programming Consortium has launched a new funding initiative designed to identify innovative…

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[RECAP]: Circle of Sisters 2014 Empowers Women in New York City

Event brought celebrities, entrepreneurs, fun, and inspiration

Kicking off Oct. 4, and running through Oct. 5 Circle of Sisters celebrated its 10th…

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Actor Orlando Jones: From Hollywood to Digital Diversity

Writer-and comedian becomes digital entrepreneur with iROC Emoticons

Writer and actor Orlando Jones is diversifying the digital emoticon world with his app iRoc…

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‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Team Talks Expanding 20-Year Hip-Hop Legacy

Eric Parker and One9 talk how the project came together and getting it funded

Screenwriter Eric Parker and One9 detail what influenced them to produce a documentary centered around…

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

The new NBA TV deal will bank $24 billion for the company, while exposing the…

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Clemmie Perry, Women of Color Golf

Golf & Tennis Challenge: One Professional Talks Utilizing the Sports to Further Career Goals

'Golf provides the opportunity for young people to learn life skills'

Clemmie Perry, owner of Women of Color Golf, talks about networking success at The Black…

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Hit the Open Road: Tips For Planning the Perfect Roadtrip

Follow this strategy to perfect your voyage experience

Grab your girlfriends or your significant other and follow these tips to perfect your roadtrip…

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WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘i’ At Toronto’s We Day Festival

20,000 young minds expressed love for K. Dot

In front of 20,000 youth and educators supporting the wave, Kendrick Lamar took a break…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Steve Harvey Recruits Paula Deen to Teach at His Mentoring Program

Deen to teach culinary skills to the young men

Steve Harvey announced on his show that he has recruited Paula Deen to teach a…

By Courtney Connley

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A Plunge into the Film Writer’s Life

Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about the business of writing

Gina Prince-Bythewood is no stranger to the world of film. With a list of movies…

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Ten Facts about Nas

Ten Facts About Rapper Nas

Do you know everything there is to know about this seminal lyricist?

As the Nas documentary, Time is Illmatic makes its rounds, we’ve decided to give you…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Finding Success Behind the Runway: Sequin City Founder Talks Sustaining His Business

How one man has overcome diversity challenges and changes in the market

Entrepreneur talks how he started his embroidery business and secrets to success in fashion retail…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Set to Star in Movie Version of ‘Baywatch’

Actor will patrol the sunny beaches in film reboot

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, confirms that there will be a Baywatch movie that he will…

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Tyra Banks Launches New Beauty Line

Reveals that her new line has been in the making for years

Supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Tyra Banks has announced the launch of her new cosmetics line that will take…

By Courtney Connley

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Jamaica Sets the Scene for Film ‘The White Witch of Rose Hall’

Depicts story of legendary Annie Palmer, who haunts Montego Bay

As a hardworking entrepreneur in the entertainment industry, I often spend long hours behind a…

By Aniesia Williams

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LeBron James to Produce Disney TV Series That Inspires Kids

New series will spotlight the careers of today's top athletes

Superstar athlete LeBron James is producing a Disney TV series that will spotlight the journey’s…

By Courtney Connley

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Harvard Case Study Examines the Business Behind Beyoncé’s Brand

HBS studies the short-term and long-term business affects of Beyoncé's 2013 secret album

With the surprise release of her 2013 album, Harvard Business School students are taking a…

By Courtney Connley

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Don King Breaches Contract and Sued for $2.4 Million for Canceled Fight

The Cleveland native had been sued for $2.4 million over canceled fight

Don King has been found liable by a U.S. District Court Judge and sued for…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Frans Johansson and Gina Prince-Bythewood Added to 2014 Plunge Conference Lineup

Author of The Medici Effect and film director of Beyond the Lights will participate in panel discussions

Author Frans Johansson and Film Director Gina Prince-Bythewood Added to the 2014 Plunge Culture &…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Diddy's Revolt TV Inks Verizon Deal

Revolt TV Inks Verizon’s FiOS Deal, Will Debut This Month

Diddy Announces Multi-Platform deal with the cable provider

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs announces multi-platform deal with cable provider, Verizon FiOS. The network will debut…

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Singer Avant Talks Music Business and Changing Landscape of R&B

With more than 10 years in the business, he offers wisdom for young talent

Singer-songwriter Avant talks the business behind the music industry, longevity and advice for young talent…

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Ex-NBA Baller Dennis ’3-D’ Scott Talks Longevity After the Game

Entrepreneur and Shavewise ambassador gives real deal on next act

Dennis Scott, NBA player turned broadcaster and businessman, gives advice to young athletes on longevity…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Hosted by MC Lyte, Loni Love, and Angelique Perrin, expansion set to begin Oct. 4

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

By Raqiyah Mays

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FCC Repeals NFL Broadcast Blackout Rule

FCC Eliminates NFL Blackout Rule

Rule has been in effect since the '70s

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has repealed the blackout rule for the NFL. It’s been…

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Securing a Legacy: Detroit Lions’ Rob Sims Shares His Personal Journey

Father's death encouraged him to take a closer look at securing his family's future

If you think you don’t need life insurance, think again. Detroit Lions’ Rob Sims shares…

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Actress S. Epatha Merkerson Talks Diabetes and Health Advocacy Program

'Type 2 diabetes is also a significant health concern in the African-American community'

Law and Order’s S. Epatha Meckerson brings awareness to focusing on your A1C levels and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Toyota Awards $25,000 to Camden Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team

Nonprofit empowering girls honored at Oprah’s "Live The Life You Want" tour

Oprah Winfrey, along with Paralympic skier Amy Purdy, presented CSS with a $25,000 donation on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tiger Woods Opening a Sports and Dining Restaurant

Eatery opening in Jupiter, Fla later this year

Tiger Woods is the latest celebrity to join the restaurant business, opening a restaurant in…

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Jovan Belcher's brain showed signs of CTE

The NFL and Domestic Violence: Jovan Belcher’s Brain Showed Signs of CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012

Kansas City Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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12 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Rest

Boost your energy and productivity at work by taking heed

To maintain efficiency, we should be catching six to eight hours worth of Z’s. Many…

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Twitter Reacts to Jesse Williams’ ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Boycott

The activist-actor calls on others to reject Ridley Scott's new movie

In Ridley Scott’s Exodus Gods and Kings movie, the director has gone historically inaccurate. Actor…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Naomi Campbell Lands Role in Lee Daniels, 'Empire'

Naomi Campbell Joins Lee Daniels’ TV Show, Empire

She'll play recurring role of Camilla, a woman pursuing a younger man

Naomi Campbell will have a recurring role in the new Lee Daniels TV show, Empire,…

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10 Tweets Commemorating the #MikeBrownMemorial That You Should See

Social media serves up disdain for desecrating Mike Brown's memorial

Ferguson was again thrusted into the spotlight when Michael Brown’s memorial was torched. Twitter responded…

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10 Superstar Athletes Involved in Major Scandals

A look back at career-tarnishing challenges and the aftermath

With the latest cases of athletes in scandals, we take a look back at how…

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Recap: Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Tour’ Inspires New Jersey

Oprah Winfrey, Iyanla Vanzant, Rob Bell, Elizabeth Gilbert and Mark Nepo bring inspiration to New Jersey

With her four trailblazers in tow, Oprah Winfrey brings her highly-anticipated “The Life You Want…

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Comedian Sheryl Underwood Talks Health Challenge and Campaign for Advocacy

'The Talk' co-host details Depend endorsement and work advocating for others

Sheryl Underwood, co-host of ‘The Talk’ and Depend endorser talks overcoming health issues and becoming…

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Denzel Wahington's The Equalizer is the number one movie this week

Opening Day Hits: 5 Top-Grossing Denzel Washington Films

The Equalizer pulls in $35,000,000 in its opening weekend

Denzel Washington’s latest film, The Equalizer, scores the highest grossing film this weekend and we…

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Three Ways to Avoid Office Gossips

Keep your productivity in check with these tips

Keep your productivity at a maximum with this strategy to avoid office chatterboxes.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Five Black Celebrity Survivors and Their Stories

As the nation focuses on advocacy, check out leading men who continue the fight for a cure

September is recognized as the national month to raise awareness. Five black celebrities share their…

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Jeff Taylor Arrested for Domestic Violence

Charlotte Hornets’ Jeff Taylor Charged with Domestic Assault

As the controversy from the NFL continues, the NBA is hit with this news

As the NFL is reeling from its own domestic violence issues, the NBA gets hit…

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TD Jakes Sues Young Jeezy

Bishop TD Jakes Sues Young Jeezy

Sues the rapper for using a passage of his sermon

Bishop TD Jakes sues rapper Young Jeezy for using part of his sermon in the…

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Nas: Time is Illmatic Releasing in October

‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary Being Released Next Week

On the 20th anniversary of his debut album, rapper talks about the recording of the project

Twenty years after releasing the classic Hip Hop album, Illmatic, Nas is releasing the documentary,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Michele Roberts: $1.2 million salary

NBA Players Association’s Michele Roberts Gets $1.2 Million Salary

Earnings half of that of her predecessor

Attorney Michele Roberts, who is the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Derric Rose Donates $1 Million to Charity

Derrick Rose Donates $1 Million to Chicago Charity

Makes a significant contribution to After School Matters

Chicago Bulls point guard, Derrick Rose, donates $1 million to a charity at his alma…

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NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Wendell Scott

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott to Be Honored at Martinsville

Scott was the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event

Wendell Scott was the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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10 Web Reactions to The New York Times’ ‘Angry Black Woman’ Op-Ed

Gladiators united to support 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

Last week, Shonda Rhimes was embroiled in a tête-à-tête with the New York Times over…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Ghollywood’s Juliet Ibrahim Talks Global Industry and Pursuit of Hollywood

'30 Days in Atlanta' actress details success and role as Africa Magic GO ambassador

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim talks global film industry, her journey to succeed and her plan…

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Dr. Dre Highest Paid Hip Hop Act 2014

Dr. Dre is Forbes’ Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act

Producer and entrepreneur earns more than other artists on the list combined

Dr. Dre tops Forbes’ “Highest Paid Hip Hop Acts” for 2014, as he earned $620…

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The Sports Resume: ESPN Recruiters Share Tips for Gaining Employment

Three professionals detail keys to employment

Three recruiters from ESPN get real about how to get employed in the sports industry.

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ASPiRE announces collaboration with Thw White House Initiative

ASPiRE Announces Partnership with White House Initiative on HBCUs

Conference is scheduled for Sept. 22-23 in Washington D.C.

ASPiRE will a partner with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Industry Pro Talks How to Connect Sports and Philanthropy

Nubia Murray details career journey in cause marketing and tips on how to thrive

Sports cause-marketing pro Nubia Murray talks about her full-circle career path and tips on how…

By Mia N. Hall

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Carole Robertson Day, Jack and Jill of America

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Chapter Prepares for Carole Robertson Day of Service

Organization is gathering donations for families in need

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Essex Hudson Chapter of Jack and Jill of America,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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‘For Colored Girls’ 40th Anniversary Commemorated In New York Art Exhibition

Women Of Power Legacy Award winner's ‘i found God in myself’ explores gender, love, and sisterhood

Women Of Power Legacy Award winner Ntozake Shange’s ‘i found God in myself’ multimedia exhbition…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The NFL Partners with Domestic Violence Groups

The NFL Partners with the National Domestic Violence Hotline

They also strike a partnership with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The NFL, due to recent bad news on the way they have handled domestic violence…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challeng

Golf And Tennis Challenge Returns to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2015

Festivities will take place Sept. 3 through Sept. 6

The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challenge will be returning back to he PGA National…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Calling All Travel Lovers: JetBlue Extends New Non-Stop Service to Curaçao

Beginning Dec. 2, airline will become only one to offer nonstop flights from New York to Curaçao

Beginning Dec. 2, JetBlue will become the only airline to offer non-stop flights from New…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Disney’s International Food & Wine Festival Returns for 19th Year

The 53-day festival kicks off this Friday at Disney’s Epcot theme park

The 53-day Disney Food and Wine Festival kicks off today, Sept. 19, at Disney’s Epcot…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Photoshopped CoverGirl Ad Calls Out Domestic Violence in the NFL

CoverGirl pressured to end NFL sponsorship

A photoshopped image of CoverGirl’s NFL ad campaign has put the brand in hot water…

By Courtney Connley

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Weekend Escape: Philadelphia’s Hidden Treasures Revealed

The City of Brotherly Love is the perfect spa destination, whether with friends or the beau

Unknown to many, Philadelphia is the perfect spa destination, whether for a girlfriends trip, or…

By Kimberly Wilson

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NFL Catches Flak for Lack of Black Women on Domestic Violence Advisory Board

The Black Woman's Roundtable and Rev. Jesse Jackson call the league out on diversity

The NFL is in hot water for its lack of black women sitting on its…

By Courtney Connley

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Arizone Cardinals Deactive Jonathan Dwyer Due To Aggravated Assault Charges

Arizona Cardinal’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Running back charged for 2 incidents that took place in July involving his girlfriend and a child

The Arizona Cardinals have placed running back, Jonathan Dwyer, on the NFL’s commissioner exempt list…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Health First: 5 Culinary Herbs That Can Increase Focus and Productivity

Whether you consume these herbs in tea form or use them to spice up meals,…

By Coach P.

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Upstart Sherman Preston Set To Become A Top Menswear Line

Design duo Sherman Joseph and Preston Williams unveil latest collection

Design duo Sherman Joseph and Preston Williams are fast becoming leading menswear designers.

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How To Manage Emotions In The Workplace

Carrying too much emotional baggage could result in a total breakdown

Emotions are a touchy subject because we like to act like they don’t have an…

By Pervis Taylor, III

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New Kendrick Lamar Single Artwork Builds Anticipation For Sophomore Album

The cryptic cover art has everyone guessing what K.Dot is up to

For those not keeping score, Top Dawg’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith announced a few months…

By Kevin L. Clark

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‘Human Catastrophe’: $1 Billion Needed To Fight Ebola From Doubling

Heightened role of the U.S. will include new treatment facilities

President Obama, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations all plan on funding the…

By Kevin L. Clark

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ONE Musicfest Celebrates 5th Year of Success

Founder J. Carter shares vision for future

Atlanta enjoyed acts such as Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Redman and Method Man and Jhené Aiko…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Adrian Peterson Nike Endorsement Deal Suspended

Adrian Peterson’s Nike Endorsement Suspended

Sporting giant takes actions while the running back's legal issues raises concerns

Nike has suspended their endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson due to the Minnesota Vikings’ running…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Senator Cory Booker introduces domestic violence bill

Cory Booker Introduces Bill Aimed at Sports Leagues

Legislation focuses on help to support victims of domestic violence

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced a domestic violence bills that would strip away…

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Rapper 50 Cent’s Grandmother Passes Away

News of Beluah Jackson's passing revealed by hip-hop mogul's cousin

Beluah Jackson was the person 50 Cent loved most in this world. Her passing is…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Adrian Peterson Will Plead No Contest

Minnesota Vikings Deactivate Adrian Peterson

Running back accused of child abuse has been placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list

Minnesota Vikings have deactivated Adrian Peterson and placed him on the exempt/commissioner’s Permission list until…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Worst Times, Best Times: Basketball Coach LeVelle Moton Talks Motivational Book and Career

'We must understand that trials ... as well as adversity are a natural part of life'

North Carolina Central University’s coach, LeVelle Moton, has written a book that should inspire people,…

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The 15 #GoodellMustGo Tweets You Should See

Social media advocates for the NFL Commish's resignation

Twitter and social media are raising awareness about Roger Goodell’s ineptness through the #GoodellMustGo hashtag.

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Whitney Houston Album to be released in November

‘Whitney Houston Live’: Greatest Performances to be Released in November

CD/DVD has the blessing of the Houston family

Nearly 3 years after her death, there is a Whitney Houston Live performance CD and…

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WATCH: New ‘Hunger Games’ Trailer Officially Arrives

Will Jennifer Lawrence survive the war that's upon them?

Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen has her work cut out for her in the new ‘Hunger…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Urbanworld Hits New York City This Week

The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival will take place September 17-21, 2014

The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival, Urbanworld Film Festival, will take place September 17-21,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Adrian Peterson Will Plead No Contest

Minnesota Vikings May Trade Adrian Peterson

Team says they will not be releasing the player from his contract, at least not yet

Based on child abuse charges against Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings have stated they won’t…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Frank Ocean’s Father Sues Russell Simmons For $142M

No word from the 'Channel Orange' singer yet

Calvin Cooksey, the father of R&B singer Frank Ocean, is suing Russell Simmons’ Global Grind…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Joe Samples Dies at 75

The Jazz Crusaders’ Joe Sample Dies at 75

Jazz great died of mesothelioma

The Jazz Crusaders’ Joe Sample dies of mesothelioma at the age of 75 in Houston,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Ray Rice Appeals His Suspension from the NFL

Ray Rice Will Appeal Indefinite Suspension

The player has until Tuesday to file an official appeal

Suspended former Baltimore Ravens football player, Ray Rice, plans to appeal his indefinite suspension from…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Reports: Kanye West Forces Wheelchair-Bound Audience Member To Stand-Up

Yeezus manages to drive the masses insane

Kanye West took his arrogance to a new level, according to reports, when he tried…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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