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Looks from designer Daniel Silverstain.

#NYFW 2016 Spotlight: Daniel Silverstain

His 2015 collection was inspired by the 1967 World Fair

Silverstain’s collection features bold lines, angles and solid primary colors, yet each look is softened…

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Serena Williams Loses to Roberta Vinci 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. Open semifinals

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

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‘The Dinner Table Doc’ Takes a Look at Multidimensional Woman of Color

Director Asha Boston spins the addictive concepts of reality TV into positive female camaraderie

Check out Asha Boston’s ‘Dinner Table Doc,’ as she spins the addictive concepts of reality…

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

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Don’t Embarrass Yourself During Fashion Week: 12 Frequently Mispronounced Words

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion

Avoid pronunciation faux pas by learning how to say commonly mispronounced words in fashion.

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Top Independent Fashion Week Events

Independent fashion week events happening around the globe

Independent fashion week events happening around the globe.

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The Africa the Media Never Shows You

Young women launch social media campaign to fight stereotypes about Africa

Young women launch social media campaign to fight stereotypes about Africa.

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Open Table Releases Top 100 Restaurants for Foodies in US

Open Table releases the best 100 restaurants in America

Open Table releases the best 100 restaurants in America.

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Apple Heiress Laurene Jobs Invests Millions to Help Charles King Diversify Hollywood

King’s MACRO Media aims to produce film, television shows, and web series for multicultural audiences

King’s MACRO Media aims to produce film, television shows, and web series for multicultural audiences.

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

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Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Up For Auction in New York City

Maya Angelou’s art collection up for auction on September 15, 2015, at 2:30 pm

Maya Angelou’s art collection goes up for auction on September 15, 2015

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Venus Williams Graduates From Indiana University

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month.

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Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

Ready will move from sideline reporter to full-time analyst

FOX Sports Southeast names Stephanie Ready as the NBA’s first full-time female analyst for the…

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Military Women are 10 Times More Likely to Experience Sexual Assault

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs highlights sexual trauma in the U.S. military

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs shows women are ten times more…

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Top Destinations for Labor Day 2015

Expedia releases top destinations for the holiday weekend

Expedia, one of the world’s largest full-service online travel sites, recently released a Labor Day…

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Lonely Planet Reveals Ultimate Travel Destinations

Ultimate travel destinations around the world

Ultimate destinations around the world.

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Stephanie Hightower Becomes First Black Woman To Hold Seat on IAAF Council

USA Track & Field president landed one of six seats designated for women

Stephanie Hightower, USA Track & Field (USATF) president, was recently elected to IAAF Council, the…

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8 Black Influencers to Follow for New York Fashion Week

For all things, New York Fashion Week — including trends, style tips, street-style, and runway news follow these fashion tastemakers on Twitter and Instagram

For all things, New York Fashion Week — including trends, style tips, street-style, and…

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T.D. Jakes Talks Megafest, His New Book, and Black Lives Matter

"We are all called to our God-given purpose as children," says the Bishop

The third week of August marked the kickoff of MegaFest, a four-day inspirational family festival…

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5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

Just what you need to get out and network this autumn

We’ve got five amazing events happening this fall that women won’t want to miss.

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Aaron Scott Talks Boot Camps and Cross Country Wine Runs

Fitness Expert and Serial Entrepreneur, Aaron Scott, without question runs his businesses on his own…

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Check Out Marvel’s Newest Black Female Superhero

Meet pre-teen super genius, Lunella Lafayette, in the 'Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur' comic

Meet pre-teen super genius, Lunella Lafayette, in the ‘Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’ comic.

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Black Women Reign on September Magazine Covers

Check out celebs as they grace the cover of your favorite fashion, trade, and health mag

Check out black women as they grace the covers of your favorite fashion, trade, and…

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Misty Copeland To Debut on Broadway

The prima ballerina is taking on a new role with new challenges but she's fully aware of what it takes to succeed

Misty Copeland is prepping for her Broadway Debut August 25th in New York City.

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Black Family Reunion Planning Made Easy Through Hilton Worldwide

Hilton helps you focus on the memories, not the stress

Embassy Suites Hotels and Homewood Suites by Hilton are two of the top choices when…

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On the Move: New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Appoint New CMO

Daniel Cherry III will oversee marketing, communications, and community initiatives

Daniel Cherry III, new CMO for New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, will helm all…

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5 Tour Companies for Solo Travelers

The top tour companies for solo travelers

The top tour companies for solo travelers

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Queen Latifah Lands ‘Variety Magazine’ Cover

The media mogul sat down with the mag to talk 'Bessie', her past and what's next

Check out media mogul Queen Latifah on the cover of ‘Variety’ magazine’s September issue

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New York Fashion Week Events Happening in September

A round-up of New York Fashion Week events happening around the city

A round-up of New York Fashion Week events happening around the city .

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Is Darrelle Revis the NFL’s Most Savvy Negotiator?

Having negotiated three deals, including a $39 million guarantee with the Jets, maybe so

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL negotiated a five-year, $70 million contract with the…

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Study Finds Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer

Get empowered by knowing risks and ways to lower it

Rates of uterine cancer are rising in the United States, particularly among black and Asian…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Danny Glover, Issa Rae, and Patrice Cullors in Martha’s Vineyard to Discuss African Americans and Media

'Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives' panel explores depictions of blackness

‘Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives’ panel explores depictions of blackness.

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5 Empowering Books to Add to Your End-of-Summer Reading List

Inspiring books on career, creativity, and politics

Empowering books on career, creativity, and politics.

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Tyra Banks and Chrissy Teigen Gear Up to Host the ‘Fab Life’ this Fall

Banks will serve as chief stylist and executive producer of new lifestyle show airing next month

Get ready for the Fab Life daytime talk show airing this fall, hosted and produced…

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‘FCK Being Fat Fitness’ Is Inspiring and Motivating Thousands to Take Control of Their Health

Zakia Blain shares her struggles and triumphs on her fitness journey

Zakia Blain, founder of FCK Being Fat Fitness is inspiring thousands through her health and…

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Willow Smith Drops Words of Wisdom During ‘I-D Magazine’ Shoot

Teen talks her music and shares what she thinks of her generation

Willow Smith talks her music and shares what she thinks of her generation.

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Kenya Barris to Write Film Adaptation of 1970s Sitcom ‘Good Times’

'Black-ish' series creator says movie adaptation will be a 'dramaedy'

‘Black-ish’ series creator says movie adaptation will be a ‘dramaedy’

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Issa Rae Talks Turning Down Hollywood

The producer and actress sits down with New York Times Mag to give fans a closer look into her career journey

Producer and actress, Issa Rae, sits down with New York Times Mag to give fans…

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ABFF Returns to Miami Beach 2016

Premier black film festival returns to South Florida to celebrate 20 years of promoting black TV and cinema

American Black Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a return to sizzling Miami…

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Serena Williams Turns Up the Glamour on Cover of New York Magazine

The star athlete talks upcoming U.S Open and life after tennis

The star athlete Serena Williams stuns on cover of New York Magazine, talks upcoming U.S…

By Brittany Dandy

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Beyonce Launches New Flash Tattoo Line

The Beyhive can now wear Beyonce's song lyrics on their body in metallic fashion

Beyonce launches new flash tattoo line, allowing fans to wear her song lyrics.

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NFL’s Ryan Broyles: A Million-Dollar Man Living on $60,000 Budget

Detroit Lions wide receiver advocating for financial fitness for peers and youth

Ryan Broyles of the Detroit Lions seeks to change league pattern of baller bankruptcy with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Danielle Nicolet Talks Sexuality, Finding a Sense of Self, and Her New Sitcom ‘Born Again Virgin’

The star of the TV One comedy says the show reflects an African American women's reality

Danielle Nicolet talks sexuality, finding a sense of self, and her new sitcom Born Again…

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Restaurant Offers Striking Workers Free Pizza In Lieu Of Back Pay

The Best Pizza in the US

Trip Advisor reviewers picks the best pizza in the United States

Trip Advisor reviewers picks the best pizza in the United States.

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Idris Elba Becomes ‘Maxim’s’ First Solo Male Cover Feature

FIlm star talks 'Star Trek Beyond,' career passions and more in latest issue

‘Maxim’ is featuring first ever male solo cover with actor Idris Elba.

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Jon Stewart Says Goodbye: Top ‘The Daily Show’ Moments on Race, Black Lives Matter and More

Comedian Trevor Noah set to take over Sept. 28

Thursday night was ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart’s last in the role, as South African…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Art Industry Leader Thelma Golden Joins Obama Foundation Board

Studio Museum of Harlem head to lead plans for Barack Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Studio Museum of Harlem head, Thelma Golden, will lead plans for the Barack Obama Presidential…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Top 5 Places to Experience Before the Summer is Over

Great places and activities for you and the family

Here are some great places you might want to visit this year

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Lauryn Hill Wows Tonight Show with ‘Feeling Good’ Performance

Hill’s rendition of “Feeling Good” comes from the newly released album “Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone.”

Lauryn Hill stops by Tonights Show to perform Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” from “Nina Revisited:…

By Brittany Dandy

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ABFF: McDonald’s Lovin’ Competition Winner Talks Blooming Success in Filmmaking

Richard T. Fields shares his experience as a mentee and award winner at the American Black Film Festival.

BlackEnterprise.com had the chance to catch up with Richard T. Fields to learn more about…

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Final Bout? Mayweather Confirms Next Opponent, Team Says It’s the Last

Critics say he's set for yet another "easy" win against Andre Berto Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to fight Andre Berto Sept. 12 in Las Vegas, and…

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Rockets Star James Harden a $200 Million Adidas Man?

Brand trying to snatch MVP runner-up from Nike

Adidas has offered Rockets’ James Harden a $200 million deal to leave competitor Nike.

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Mel Farr, Former NFL Running Back and Business Titan, Dies at 70

Top BE 100s entrepreneur was an auto industry leader and minority dealer advocate

Mel Farr, former Detroit Lions running back and black business titan whose company dominated the…

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Lupita Nyong’o Set to Star in Play About Liberian Women

The Hollywood actress will debut off Broadway in New York's Public Theater this fall

The Hollywood sweetheart, Lupita Nyong’o, will debut off Broadway in New York’s Public Theater this…

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The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs Made Some Big Moves

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp.

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Viola Davis Talks Growing Up Hungry, Poor and Ashamed

'How to Get Away With Murder' star reflects on her life and career at age 50

‘How to Get Away With Murder’ star reflects on her life and career at age…

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Art Collector Talks African Art and Gives Buying Tips

Founder of the largest privately owned African art collection talks plans to open museum and gives tips on buying African art

Eric Edwards, founder of the largest privately owned African Art Collection gives tips on investing…

By Kandia Johnson

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Generation Soweto

New Documentary to Explore South Africa’s Political and Social Climate From the Perspective of Four Millennials

'Generation Soweto' takes a look at South Africa's job market, technology, cost of living and more

‘Generation Soweto’ explores youth culture in Johannesburg and Cape Town through the eyes of four…

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‘Black-ish’ Star, Anthony Anderson, Shares His Love For Food and Family

Emmy nominated actor says, " I learned how to cook out of necessity"

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Anthony Anderson to discuss his passion for cooking and it’s ties to…

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SoulCycle Is Going Public

Boutique lifestyle and fitness brand 'SoulCycle' files to go public

The company’s growth has been tremendous – beginning with one studio in New York City,…

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Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Join NBC’s ‘The Wiz’

Iconic singers set to join TV version of the classic musical

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Bilge, set to join TV version of the classic musical,…

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The Rise of Female Coaches in Men’s Sports

Becky Hammon and Jen Welter are making history in the NFL and NBA.

Similar to Hammon, Welter’s accomplishments on and off the field to this point definitely make…

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Anthony Anderson Says: Don’t Compromise Who You Are In Order To Succeed

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories

The Emmy nominated actor talks black culture, giving back, and telling our own stories.

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Sadat X of Brand Nubian and Jarobi White of A Tribe Called Quest Take Brooklyn Summerfest Stage

Hip-hop vets perform at the 6th annual TAMA Summerfest in Brooklyn

Hip-Hop Vets perform at the 6th annual TAMA Summerfest.

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Actor Jessie T. Usher Talks Survivor’s Remorse, Independence Day: Resurgence and How He Got His Start in Acting

Young star also spills the tea on finishing his culinary arts degree

‘Survivor’s Remorse’ star Jessie T. Usher opens up about the show’s new season and his…

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Celebrity Outrage Over Death of ‘Cecil the Lion’ Ignites Twitter and Facebook

#CatLivesMatter hashrBtag trending on Twitter

Controversy surrounding the Internet’s outrage over death of Cecil the lion, leaving to some to…

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‘Shaft’ is NOT a Comedy

David Walker takes issue with creative team of movie remake

In his open letter, writer David Walker compared the proposed comedic remake of ‘Shaft’ to…

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NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension Following Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't waiver on Tom Brady ban

Mr. Brady instructed his assistant to destroy the cellphone that he had been using since…

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5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hair

Celebrity stylist Kim Kimble, talks how to keep hair healthy an manageable this summer

Celebrity stylist Kim Kimble, talks how to keep hair healthy an manageable this summer with…

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Top Entertainment Executives Get Candid at Women’s Leadership Forum

Hollywood decision makers discuss images of black women on television

Decision makers in Hollywood gathered to discuss the business, opportunities, challenges, and creative process faced…

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‘Un-Tamed: Hair Body Attitude’ Celebrates Black Womanhood

New Black Fest creator commissions black female playwrights to write woman-centered works

New Black Fest creator commissions black female playwrights to write woman-centered works.

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NBA Announces Single Game PPV Option

NBA becomes first league to offer per game PPV

Teasing the new PPV structure earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said ‘…most people…

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The New Black Fest: African American Theatre Tackles Ferguson, Racism, and Social Injustice

Artistic Director, Keith Josef Adkins, talks the arts, racism, and black social justice

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Keith Josef Adkins, artistic director of The New Black Fest, to…

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Travel Etiquette: DOs and DON’Ts for International Business Travel

Travel etiquette tips to help make your travel overseas easier

Travel Etiquette tips to help make your travel overseas easier.

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Marriott Hotels Courts Millennials with Live Performances, Food Trucks and More

Attracting millennials with live performances, food and more

Marriott hotels are attracting millennials with live performances, food trucks and more.

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Celebs React to the Death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

Daughter of late superstar Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown dies at 22

Celebrities react to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late superstar Whitney…

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WNBA’s Oklahoma Shock Approved To Move To Dallas

The move has been approved but not without opposition

Team owners hope the move to the larger Dallas market will improve the franchises profitability,…

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[PHOTOS] First Look Inside the Cuban Embassy in the US

For the first time since 1961, Cuba re-opened its embassy in Washington, D.C.

For the first time since 1961, Cuba has re-opened its embassy in Washington, D.C.

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Playwright Dominique Morisseau On Detroit and ‘Paradise Blue,’ Starring Blair Underwood

The multi-award winner talks the impact of building a foundation

Dominique Morisseau discusses her play, ‘Paradise Blue,’ her hometown of Detroit, and the challenges of…

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Brandy Graces Uptown Magazine Cover as ‘Rising Icon’

The singer and actress opens up about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year career

Brandy opens up to Uptown Magazine about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year…

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Actor Jesse Williams Sums Up His Thoughts on Sandra Bland and Racism in America in 24 Epic Tweets

Actor speaks out against America's ongoing relationship with racism and injustice

Following the suspicious death of Sandra Bland, actor Jesse Williams sums up his thoughts on…

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LeBron James Inks New Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announces partnership with Lebron James' production company, SpringHill Entertainment

Adding to his legacy and joining the ranks of other iconic NBA players turned business…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Magical Experience of Cuba

My unforgettable trip to Havana in 2015

Our tourism experience required that we put in a full day’s work and adhere to…

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Almasika Fine Jewelry Taps Into Africa’s Rich Ornamental Heritage

Designer draws inspiration from African lore and her imagination

Catherine Sarr eloquently combines her African roots with her elegant sense of style and fashion…

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NBA Players Association Holds First Annual Basketball Players Awards

The NBPA Basketball Players Awards happened Tuesday night in Las Vegas

NBA players speak frankly and emotionally about what it means to be recognized by their…

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[VIDEO] Disney Plans a $5.5 Billion Dollar Disneyland Resort in China

Shanghai Disneyland to open with 6 themed areas in Spring 2016

In Spring 2016, Disney lovers can unite in China for the areas first Disney destination,…

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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices.

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL teams to incorporate…

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Michael Jordan Headlines 2015 FIBA Hall Of Fame Class

FIBA announces this year's class of Hall of Fame inductees

The international basketball governing body FIBA announced that Michael Jordan will headline its 2015 class…

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery Leaves For Under Armour

After 18 years, the team's president is leaving the organization

Long time Mavericks executive Terdema Ussery ends a successful tenure in Dallas to join sports…

By Michael Tolbert

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5 Travel Hacks That Save Money and Time

Avoid the hassles of travel with a few time and money saving tips

Avoid the hassles of travel with a few time and money saving tips.

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Star-Studded Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 Airs Tonight

Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 airs live on Nickelodeon at 8 p.m. ET

Nickelodeon brings out the stars for its second annual Kids’ Choice Sports awards show.

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Don’t Miss the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta

Artists from the U.S., Africa, the Caribbean, Europe and Latin America will be featured

The National Black Arts Festival features artists from the African Diaspora, the US, Africa, the…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Unique Ways to Use Pinterest to Plan Your Next Vacation

Here are several ways to use Pinterest for travel planning and inspiration

Pinterest lover? Here are several ways to use Pinterest for travel planning and inspiration.

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Three Young Black Models Rock ‘Teen Vogue’ Cover

Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August 2015 issue

Models Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August issue of ‘Teen…

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20 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas for kids? Absolutely. Check out fun activities in Vegas for the whole family

Las Vegas for kids? Absolutely. Check out fun activities in Vegas for the whole family.

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[WATCH] Michelle Obama Talks the Importance of Healthy Eating at Kids State Dinner

The First Lady recognizes the 55 winning recipes of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, part of her Let's Move initiative

Michelle Obama Gives Remarks at The Annual Kids State Dinner.

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12 Films That Can Help Race Relations in America

In the wake of recent attacks, National Black Programming Consortium urges viewing parties to advance the dialogue on race

National Black Programming Consortium head talks race in America and urges viewing parties in wake…

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A Donor’s Story: Why African Americans Should Step Up and Donate Bone Marrow

In honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, Black Enterprise.com is highlighting the need for more Bone Marrow Donors

In honor of African American African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, Black Enterprise.com is highlighting…

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4 Incredible Stats About Serena Williams’ Historic Win at Wimbledon

The tennis star adds to her illustrious career with her “Serena Slam”

Check out four notable moments of Serena Williams’ illustrious tennis career after big win at…

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New Film is a Call to Action to Build Black Wealth

Power-couple Lamar and Ronnie Tyler's Generation One: The Search for Black Wealth is the blockbuster you really need to see

It’s not enough to just talk about the the Black Wealth Gap. It’s time for…

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

Judge rules against the NFL team, ordering the cancellation of its trademark

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins are just one of many professional teams that still…

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4 Amazing American Road Trips for Your Summer Travel

Ready for some adventure? Check out some of the country's best driving destinations

Ready for a summer road trip? Check out some of the best road trips to…

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‘EACH Woman Act’ Introduced to Congress to Fund Abortion

Bill proposes health coverage for abortion

Bill proposes health coverage for abortion, for every woman, regardless of income.

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Airbnb Allows American Travelers to Book Rental Homes in Cuba

Cuban hosts rent their homes to licensed U.S. travelers

Cuban hosts use Airbnb to rent their homes to U.S. travelers.

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[VIDEO] 92-Year-Old Woman Receives Library Card After Being Denied 73 Years Ago

Pearl Thompson shares her story

Pearl Thompson, 92-Years-old, receives library card after being denied 73 years ago.

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Chrisette Michele Launches Clothing Line ‘Rich Hipster Belle’

Songstress wants girls to embrace their curves and 'glamourosity'

The collection includes a variety of looks, specifically designed to fit and flatter shapely women.

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Dreaming Big with ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Star, Marsai Martin

Actress says, "If you believe it, you can achieve it"

Actress Marsai Martin says, “If you believe it, you can achieve it.”

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Dr. Vikki Johnson Unleashes ‘Soul Wealth’ on Entrepreneurs

Tips for building relational equity

Dr. Vikki believes that, all too often, people get caught up in the “ego of…

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2 NFL Players Lose Fingers In Separate Firework Accidents

Both suffer career altering injuries over holiday weekend

Following amputation surgery, there is no set timetable for either players return to the field.

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NBA Players Union Proposes Funding Healthcare for Retired Players

Plan estimated to cost upwards of $15 million per year

The NBA players union is proposing using $15 million of the massive $24 billion media…

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A Family’s Story: In Search of an African American Bone Marrow Donor

Bryce Wilks talks coping with his son's sickle cell anemia

In honor of African American Bone Awareness Month, read about one family’s search for a…

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5 Tips for Domestic Violence Survivors

Cameka Crawford offers recovery resources for victims

Overcoming domestic violence is a victory, but the aftermath and recovery process can be daunting…

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Join Afro-Latino Festival of New York Weekend July 10-12

Festival celebrates African, Latin American, and Caribbean cultures

The festival celebrates the contributions that people of African, Latin-American and Caribbean cultures have made…

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NY Giants Rescind Long-Term Contract With Jason Pierre-Paul

'Franchised' star puts NFL future in question

“Given the timing of the event and the apparent judgment displayed, the Giants do not…

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Domestic Violence: How to Identify Red Flags and Seek Help

Cameka Crawford talks combating unhealthy relationships

Cameka Crawford, chief communications officer of The National Domestic Violence Hotline, talks combating unhealthy relationships.…

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Carnival Cruise Lines to Launch Miami to Cuba Cruises in May 2016

Beginning in May 2016, the line is planning to set sail for Cuba, pending approval from government

Beginning in May 2016, Carnival Corp. is planning to set sail for Cuba —…

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Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing ‘Black Panther’ Movie

DuVernay says she and Marvel had different ideas about what the story should be

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay reveals that she turned down the opportunity to direct the “Black…

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Stripped of Welterweight Titles

The boxer has 14 days to appeal the organization's decision

Undefeated champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. was stripped of his titles after failing to comply with…

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Kevin Durant and Nike Are Bringing New Life To Old Basketball Courts

They will be using new recycling technology to build outdoor courts

Kevin Durant is teaming with Nike for a new initiative to bring quality outdoor basketball…

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5 Black Swimsuit Designers Making Waves This Summer

Entrepreneurs create stylish swimwear for all shapes and sizes

These five talented female designers understand the struggle and can help eliminate your poolside woes…

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Sungura Games Goes Live with Toyota Racer

African-American gamers present this interactive game following the African American Festival.

Toyota Racer is an exciting and easy functioning game that allows users to race a…

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WVU’s Kadeisha Buchanan Wins Hyundai Young Player Award

At 19, Kadeisha Buchanan is making a name for herself internationally

Kadeisha Buchanan represented well during the Women’s World Cup in her home nation of Canada,…

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Face2Face Africa Hosts Pan-African Achievement Weekend July 10-12

Celebrating leaders who pave the way for future generations

‘Face2Face Africa’ hosts annual event to celebrate leaders who have paved the way for the…

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10 Places to Celebrate the 4th of July Weekend

The best events happening in your own backyard

Making travel plans for the 4th of July weekend? Check out the best events happening…

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NBA Commits $1.4 Billion On First Day Of Free Agency

Players receive massive paydays under leagues' increasing salary cap

As other players sign huge contracts on the first day, Lebron James is putting business…

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Anthony Davis To Sign NBA’s Richest Contract

He is the Pelicans' franchise player for the foreseeable future

Earning just over $23 million in the four years of his first contract, Davis will…

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Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Steps Down As Chairman

Phil Knight is planning to step away from his iconic brand

Phil Knight built Nike into one of the most profitable and recognizable brands in the…

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Harper’s BAZAAR and Waldorf Astoria Hotels Launch Partnership

Consumers can win a stay at the glamorous Trianon Palace Versailles

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Harper’s BAZAAR have launched a year-long partnership.

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‘Be The Match’ Urges African Americans to Become Bone Marrow Donors

Why more blacks should volunteer to be donors

‘Be The Match’ urges African Americans to volunteer as potential bone marrow donors.

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Selina Breland Barlow’s Tips for Caregivers

How to maintain and promote personal well-being

Five years ago, Selina Breland Barlow was diagnosed with cancer. During the time, she was…

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Kimberly Hairston Talks Dr. Miracles and Brand Authenticity

How one beauty brand is staying competitive

A new campaign titled, Undo the Hurt, plans to focus the brand’s efforts toward repairing…

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Kyemah McEntyre Debuts Epic Dress at BET Awards

Teen designs red carpet look for singer/actress Naturi Naughton

The young designer says her main goal is to inspire other women to be themselves…

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The Price of Success: The Highest Paid NCAA Basketball Coaches

Coach K is the best in the business and gets paid like it

Aside from stockpiling the most talented athletes, and building state of the art training facilities,…

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Celebrate Caribbean Restaurant Week in Brooklyn, NY

New Yorkers celebrate Caribbean cuisine

In honor of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, New Yorkers celebrate Caribbean Restaurant week.

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‘Invisible Life’ The Musical at Apollo Theater

Stage adaptation of the best-selling book features a score by Ashford and Simpson

A musical adaptation of best-selling author E. Lynn Harris’ 1994 novel “Invisible Life,” a coming…

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Dr. Hazel Glasper Speaks on the Dental Care Crisis

The owner of 'Revive Dental' shares her insights

Dr. Hazel Glasper was recently selected as the spokeswoman on oral health for the American…

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[WATCH] Founder of Largest Privately Owned African Art Collection Launches Campaign to Raise Money for Museum

Eric Edwards,launches Kickstarter campaign to raise money for museum

Founder of Largest Privately Owned African Art Collection Launches Campaign to Raise Money to Open…

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[RECAP] First Annual theCurvyCon Conference to Celebrate Plus Size Style

Event brought more than 500 plus size women together to chat, shop, and embrace their curves

Here is a recap from theCurvyCon conference, bringing more than 500 plus size women together…

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Explore America’s 11 Most Endangered Places in 2015

National Trust for Historic Preservation releases it 2015 list of most endangered places in America

National Trust for Historic Preservation releases it 2015 list of Most Endangered Places in America.

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Jay-Z’s TIDAL Still Has A Few Tricks Left

Tidal and Roc Nation Sports team up for the NBA Draft.

Today, in anticipation of tonights NBA Draft, TIDAL has explored a previously unused avenue by…

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Magic Johnson Enterprises Acquires Equitrust Life Insurance Co.

The former Laker expands reach in insurance and financial services community

Magic Johnson Enterprises has long focused on ethnically diverse and underserved urban communities, and continues…

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Rashard Mendenhall Finds Success After The NFL

Mendenhall is a writer on the new HBO series 'Ballers'.

For Mendenhall, a Super Bowl champion that earned over $13 million during his six seasons…

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Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Turn date night into date weekend

How romantic would it be to lie by the pool with a cocktail and your…

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[WATCH] ‘Hair Freedom’ Explores Natural Hair Movement in The UK

How 'going natural' affects jobs, relationships, and self-esteem

BBC documentary, Hair Freedom, explores the natural hair movement in the UK.

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Book the Ultimate Las Vegas Girls’ Getaway with ‘Insiders’ Website

VGNO offers exclusive inside access to the Las Vegas party

Created by women and for women, VGNO offers exclusive inside access to the Las Vegas…

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[WATCH] Malala Yousafzai Shares Meaningful Message

Nobel Peace Prize recipient gives personal perspective on civil- activism

Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Malala Yousafzai, gives her personal perspective on civil activism on “The…

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African American Gamers Thrive at African American Festival

Video game creators and designers discuss diversity in gaming at AAF

Gauge their scoop on the gaming industry and their goals in ensuring black people have…

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More Than Brick City, Newark is an Emerging Tourist Destination

Here's a list of must-visits to help you explore the city

Newark is changing. The Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau is escalating its efforts to…

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African American Festival: BE Empowerment Zone – Money, Love, and Inspiration

Proved to exceed expectations with informative and entertaining conversations

The BE Empowerment Zone proved to exceed expectations with informative and entertaining conversations on love,…

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The Perfect Poconos Summer Getaway

Mount Airy is a premier-choice for all of your vacation needs

Tucked away in the mountains of the Poconos, Mount Airy Casino Resort will provide this…

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How Couples Can Avoid Financial Disaster

Talking to your spouse about money may not be easy, but financial challenges are one…

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Creating a Viable Budget With Irregular Income

Conference calls in your pajamas, extended lunch hours, no worries about arriving late – these…

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