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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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The Sports Resume: How to Use Professional References

Has inclusion become an archaic practice?

Employment experts have many theories as to whether job seekers should include professional references on…

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Will Packer / No Good Deed

Will Packer Discusses How ‘No Good Deed’ Almost Didn’t Get Made

The Hollywood hitmaking producer’s 13th film opens in theaters this weekend

Sony’s release this weekend of No Good Deed marks Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer’s 13th film.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 Facts about Will Packer

Hollywood Hitmaker: 10 Facts About Will Packer

A few things you'd want to know about the 'No Good Deeds' producer

Will Packer has a great body of work that has netted millions in Hollywood. We…

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Michael Che is co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update

Michael Che Becomes ‘Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor

Comedian replaces Cecily Strong

Comedian Michael Che replaces Cecily Strong as co-anchor on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. Strong…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Nicki Minaj Denied Access to Speak to Students at Alma Mater

Rapper tweets her frustration about LaGuardia High School's decision

Rapper Nicki Minaj tweets her frustration after being denied access to speak to students at…

By Courtney Connley

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Sean Peyton buys 100 Devon Still Bengals jerseys

New Orleans Saints Coach Buys 100 Devon Still Cincinnati Bengals Jerseys

Sean Payton, after hearing about Still's daughter having Stage 4 pediatric cancer, makes purchases to help out

New Orleans Saints coach, Sean Peyton, purchases 100 Devon Still Cincinnati Bengals jerseys to benefit…

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[WATCH] Nike Unveiling New LeBron 12′s During Worldwide Event

Akron, Ohio's own continues to dominated the sportswear game

Nike is gearing up to share the new LeBron 12′s with the world, as they…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Women of Power Playlist: 20 Dynamic Songs to Get You Going

From R&B to country to inspirational, motivational tunes for females by females

If you’re a Woman of Power, listen to these songs to keep you motivated and…

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Africa Fashion Week New York: 7 Global Designers to Watch

New York City, September 10, 2014- The runway show for Africa Fashion Week New York…

By Janell Hazelwood

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CBC to Honor Phylicia Rashad, Bill Withers and Alvin Poussaint

Annual conference will recognize prominent figures in fine arts

Recognizing African American icons in fine arts, the 2014 CBCF conference will honor Phylicia Rashad,…

By Courtney Connley

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If Lovign You is Wrong Breaks Record

Tyler Perry’s ‘If Loving You is Wrong’ Breaks OWN Record

Almost 2 million viewers tune in for the premiere of the drama

Tyler Perry’s latest series premiered with 1.92 million viewers on OWN, breaking a record for…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Will Packer Facts

[EXCLUSIVE] Will Packer: Hollywood Hitmaker Talks Business and Boss Moves

'No Good Deed' producer has eye for making the next huge box-office draw

Will Packer produces some of Hollywood’s most profitable hits. In this exclusive with Black Enterprise…

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Stevie Wonder Emabraking on Songs in the Key of Life Tour

Stevie Wonder Embarking on ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Performance Tour

Entertainer will perform the double-album on an 11-city Live Nation tour

Stevie Wonder will be performing his ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ double album on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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25 Most Heartfelt #NeverForget Moments Dedicated to 9/11

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the world pays its respects

Today marks the 13th anniversary since the attacks on American soil happened. Twitter remembers 9/11…

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Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Earns $500M In First Day In Stores

The sci-fi shooter is the biggest launch in gaming history

The sci-fi first-person-shooter game has made $500M in sales from the first day in stores.…

By Kevin L. Clark

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Shreds Competition At ‘NHL ’15′ Event

Boston Bruins' star Patrice Bergeron loses to a 14-year-old super fan

Black Enterprise was on hand to witness Boston Bruins and EA Sports’ cover star, Patrice…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Pharrell Williams' Happy is the most downloaded song in the UK

Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Sets a Sales Record in the United Kingdom

Song surpasses Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'

Pharrell’s song, ‘Happy’, is the most downloaded song in United Kingdom history overtaking another one…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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[RECAP] The 12th Annual Tom Joyner Family Reunion

Lots of fun, family and entertainment at this year's event in Florida

RECAP: The 12th Annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion entertained one of the biggest audiences…

By Aniesia Williams

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Ray Rice Loses Nike and EA Sports Endorsements

Ray Rice Loses Nike and EA Sports Endorsements

Baltimore Ravens are also giving fans an opportunity to trade in their Rice jerseys

Former Baltimore Ravens player, Ray Rice, losing endorsements by Nike and EA Sports. Ravens are…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Black Girls Run! Honored By Oprah And Toyota

Founders Tori Carey and Ashley Hicks recognized for commitment to combat obesity

Black Girls Run founders Tori Carey and Ashley Hicks receive $25,000 standing ovation award during…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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GM Danny Ferry disciplined by the Atlanta Hawks for Racist Comment

Atlanta Hawks Discipline GM Danny Ferry Over Racist Comment

Ferry apologizes in statement released by the team

The Atlanta Hawks disciplined General Manager, Danny Ferry, due to racist comment made about basketball…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How To Achieve Balance in a Hectic Life

Key tools on keep it all together and win

How does one satisfy both desires? Balance. Too often we are running around like chickens…

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#WhyIStayed: Top 10 Twitter Reactions to Ray Rice Scandal

Twin hashtags go viral and spark a necessary discussion

Ray Rice’s abuse outted via video sparked creation of twin trending hashtags, #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft.…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Oprah Winfrey surprising guests on stage at 'O Town' at Centennial Park in Atlanta, GA during the first stop of her eight-city U.S. arena tour

[RECAP] Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ Weekend Stops In Atlanta

Two-day, eight-city tour offers motivation from renowned authors and speakers

This past weekend Oprah Winfrey and friends visited Atlanta for a stop in her “The…

By Chanel Martin

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Chris Rock new movie, Top Five, may get signed by Paramount

New Chris Rock Movie in a Bidding War?

Latest film, which he directed, wrote and starred in is a major hit at Toronto Film Festival

Chris Rock’s latest film, Top Five, which he starts, directs and wrote, has been a…

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Carolina Panthers' Deangelo Willams Dyes Hair Pink

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Pays Homage to Mother, Advocates for Breast Cancer Awareness

Running back wears pink hair and toe-nail polish

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams dyed his hair pink and painted his toenails to honor his…

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New Witness Claims Michael Brown Was Shot With ‘Hands Up’

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the witness shares grisly details

A new witness has step forth to detail just how 18-year-old Michael Brown died.

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Rocksteady’s ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ To Launch June 2015

Fans of The Dark Knight rejoice!

Rocksteady Studios’ last effort to give us the Dark Knight’s story comes in the form…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Reports: NFL Player Ray Rice Contract Terminated

With social media and industry outraged, here are 30 Twitter reactions to wife's assault

Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice is currently being ethered by Twitter as the full video of…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Another NBA Owner to Lose Team After Alleged ‘Racist Rant’

Atlanta Hawks owner giving up majority stake after "racially offensive" e-mail

Atlanta Hawks’ Levensen’s inner Don Sterling alledgedly rears ugly head.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dead At 93

CEO passed away from health complications

S. Truett Cathy, the founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A, passed away from health complications at…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Michael Jordan's 194 Summer Olympics Converse being auctioned

Michael Jordan’s 1984 Olympic Converses to be Auctioned

Sneakers worn by one of the greats will go on sale in October

The Converse sneakers that NBA legend, Michael Jordan wore in the 1984 Summer Olympics, is…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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WATCH: Bungie’s Live-Action ‘Destiny’ Trailer Is Cliche But Fun

Cheeky, yes, but it's slated to be a smash hit

With less than a week left until Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ hit shelves, the company lets loose…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Serena Williams Wins Grand Slam Title

It's her 18th victory, tying with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, at U.S. Open

Tennis phenom Serena Williams won her 18th Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open today,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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PHOTOS: Africa Fashion Week Sizzles in New York This Season

Check out highlights from this year's events featuring global leaders of the diaspora

Africa Fashion Week kicked off Sept. 4 and continued through Sept. 6, showcasing global designers…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NYFW PHOTOS: Harlem’s Fashion Row Talks Fashion & Finance

Industry leaders including Byron Lars and Teri Agins detail business behind the catwalk

RECAP: Harlem’s Fashion Row hosted a 2014 “Fashion and Finance” luncheon, sponsored by Prudential, in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Six Little McGhees OWN 2

The McGhees Talk Raising Six Kids And Running A Family Business

Six Little McGhees return for a new season on OWN

Mia & Rozonno (Ro) McGhee with the McGhee sextuplets from "Six Little McGhees" celebrate their…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Flying the Friendly Skies: 6 Tax Tips Every Business Traveler Should Know

Don't miss these breaks that could mean more money in your pocket

Business travelers, don’t miss out on these tax breaks. They could put more money in…

By Marquita Miller

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Black Cosmetics Company Lamik Beauty Highlighted During New York Fashion Week

Event will include a day of beauty, wellness, and networking

Renowned makeup artist Kim Roxie of Lamik Beauty and award-winning hairstylist Hadiiya Barbel present: “Faces…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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WATCH: ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Goes ‘Rogue’ In New Gameplay Trailer

A face from past lurks in this new clip

Video games fans will be treated to a wealth of new content courtesy of Ubisoft…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Works to Educate Next Generation of Creatives

Founder Brandice Henderson talks importance of educating rising stars

To better prepare students for success in fashion, Harlem Fashion Row founder has created an…

By Courtney Connley

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Maya Angelou Memorial at Wake Forest

Maya Angelou’s Poetry to Be Turned into Hip-Hop Album

Album to be inspired by words from Angelou's classic book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

Inspired by her classic book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” late literary icon…

By Courtney Connley

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Men: Dress to Impress and Make Boss Moves With Your Office Style

If you want to upgrade your professional life, take heed to how you look

Fellas, let’s take a minute out of our schedules to clear the lines between appropriate…

By Daron Pressley

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BET Kicks Off Fashion Week with Inaugural “BET On Fashion” Event

Event showcased talent of seven rising black designers

BET Networks held its inaugural “BET On Fashion” event Sept. 3 to help kick off…

By Courtney Connley

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Rosie Perez to Join ‘The View’ as New Co-Host

She will start just in time for the show's new season Sept. 15

Actress Rosie Perez has been added to the roster as the latest co-host for the…

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Gets ‘Curved’ At Samsung Unpacking Event

Will Samsung have enough to dethrone Apple?!

On Sept. 3, Samsung took over New York at an undisclosed location to present an…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Rahiem Shabazz, Elementary Genocide

Rahiem Shabazz: Exposing the Truth to Reclaim Our Young Men

‘Elementary Genocide is more than a documentary, it’s a call to action’

Rahiem Shabazz speaks about his documentary, Elementary Genocide: “From Primary to Penitentiary.” It exposes the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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The 15 Best #ILoveBlackWomenBecause Tweets You Should See

Twitter celebrates the everything that Black women encompass

Twitter cut down on the slander to celebrate the awesomeness of Black women with the…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE Expands 2014 HBCU Football Coverage

Strikes a deal with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG)

ASPiRE is expanding its HBCU college sports coverage thanks to a new deal with Urban…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Alfonso Ribeiro Appearing on Season 19 of Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With the Stars Season 19 Cast Revealed

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley among contenders for upcoming season

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tavis Smiley are among the thirteen contestants on Season 19 of “Dancing…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NeNe Leakes Joins Final Cinderella Cast on Broadway

Reality TV star will replace Sherri Shepherd in last run of play

According to reports reality TV star and entrepreneur NeNe Leakes will be replacing talk show…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Steve Harvey To Kickoff ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’

Comedian talks embracing fear and failure, his new book, and achieving success

In season premiere of “Oprah’s Lifeclass” Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey have an inspirational conversation…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ESPN’s Stephanie Grant Talks MEAC-SWAC Challenge with The Shadow League

Event was 10th anniversary, with lots of excitement and entertainment

The Shadow League has a conversation with ESPN’s Stephanie Grant about the MEAC/SWAC Challenge, which…

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Hood Fab: 10 Signs You’re in the Ghetto

There's been a recent fascination with the 'hood, so take a look at signs you're in a struggle neighborhood

A McDonald’s that hosts weddings. Vending machines robbed of their items. Check out these and…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Confirms ‘Black Adam’ DC Movie Role

The former WWE star will play an 'anti-hero'

The former WWE champion will finally play a bad guy in Warner Bros. upcoming ‘Shazam’…

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15 #BlackTwitterStudyResults You Should See

Findings back-fire as social media reflects dissatifaction with the study

USC decided to study Black Twitter. They responded in anger with #BlackTwitterStudyResults ethering the report.

By Kevin L. Clark

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WATCH: Activision Champions ‘Advanced Warfare’ In New Trailer

Kevin Spacey lets loose the hounds of war

Activision’s popular ‘Call of Duty’ franchise heads into the future with their ‘Advanced Warfare’ series.…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Michael Sam, Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad

Michael Sam Signed to Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad

After not making the Rams roster, defensive player will be a member of 'America's Team'

Openly gay NFL player, Michael Sam, cut by the St. Louis Rams, joins Dallas Cowboys…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Top-Selling Sneakers: Which NBA Baller Reigns Supreme?

Is it Lebron James, Kevin Durant or Michael Jordan?

With the latest multimillion-dollar endorsements, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at the highest selling sneakers of…

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Fashion’s Rising Stars: 6 Innovative and Fresh Designers to Watch

When it comes to the business of style, these up-and-comers got next

With the start of New York Fashion Week, we’ve rounded up five young designers who…

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Mayweather Wants to Sign Pacquiao in order to fight him

Floyd Mayweather Wants Manny Pacquiao to Sign With Him to Fight

Pacquiao signed to another company through 2016

Floyd Mayweather says the only way he will fight Manny Pacquiao is if he signs…

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Artel J. Great: A Film Visionary With a Deep Sense of Responsibility

How Project Catalyst founder created platform that merges tech with alternative entertainment

Artel J. Great, founder of Project Catalyst, speaks to Black Enterprise about innovation and his…

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Nickelodeon launches NickSports on Nicktoons

Nickelodeon Debuts Nicksports

Network teams up with the NFL, MLS and NASCAR for sports programming

Nickelodeon launches sports programming with NickSports.

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Presenting Top Black Designers for New York Fashion Week

Legacy continues as top industry leaders will be honored and showcased

Harlem’s Fashion Row is back for New York Fashion Week, highlighting more innovative, cutting edge,…

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Africa Fashion Week Kicks Off in New York with Multi-Day Experience

Portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

The fifth annual Africa Fashion Week kicks off Sept. 4 and continues through Sept. 6,…

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Nike Wins Signing War for Kevin Durant

Under Armour loses out; MVP to get $300 million over 10 years

Kevin Durant has signed with Nike for endorsement deal worth $300 million over 10 years,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Joe Frazier Statue Will Go Up in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Plans a 9-Foot Statue of Boxing Champion Joe Frazier

Sculpture should be completed by end of September

Philadelphia will place a statue of boxer Joe Frazier in the city.

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St. Louis Rams Cuts Michael Sam From Roster

First openly gay NFL player falls short of setting a league milestone

The St. Louis Rams have cut Sam, the first openly gay athlete drafted into the…

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Nick Cannon Releasing a Children's Book

Nick Cannon Writing a Children’s Book

Collection of poems to be released next year

Nick Cannon will release his second children’s book in March, ‘Neon Aliens Ate My Homework…

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Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks’ Artifacts For $4.5 Million

No plans on what to do with the civil rights leader's items have been announced

The late, great Civil Rights pioneer, Rosa Parks, has had her life mementos purchased by…

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[PHOTOS] Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenges Ends with Excitement and Entertainment

Hit crooner Jeffrey Osborne performed for the finale awards dinner, sponsored by FedEx

The Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge was closed out with an awards dinner and…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Day 3: Celebrity Master Chef Challenge

Mark Curry hosts early morning chef competition

Mark Curry hosts the Master Chef Challenge at the 2014 Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis…

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Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: Day 3 Begins

More spa, tennis, networking and fun at the PGA National Resort and Spa

Day three of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge continues with more spa, golf,…

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[PHOTOS] Night of Comedy and Entertainment at the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

Mark Curry, Chris Spencer, Nicki Carr and Bell Biv Devoe wow at the PGA National Resort and Spa

Top moments of comedy and live entertainment from powerhouse group Bell Biv Devoe at the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge, Day 2: Top Highlights

Attendees enjoy more networking, fun, BMW test drives on the green

Check out highlights from Day 2 of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge in…

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Harry Belafonte to Be Honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures

Belafonte set to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Legendary actor, singer, producer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is being honored by the…

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The NFL Partners with Domestic Violence Groups

NFL Establishes Stricter Domestic Violence Penalties

First offense warrants a six-game unpaid ban and lifetime ban for a 2nd offense

NFL has established six-game unpaid ban for first-time violators of league’s domestic violence policy and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean Hit with Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Artists asked to pay $3 million in damages

Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean have been slapped with a lawsuit for copyright…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Day 2: Attendees Learn Basics at Golf Academy

Golf professional Rodney Green gives advice and instruction to become a better golfer

PGA professional Rodney Green leads The Golf Academy at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis…

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[PHOTOS] Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: Day 1 Best Pics

Highlights from Florida's premier leisure and networking event

Day one of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has begun. Check out top…

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Blue Ivy Joke Gets TV Producer Suspended

'106 & Park' professional reprimanded for publicly debated comment about Beyonce's daughter's hair

BET has suspended a producer after joke about Beyoncé and Jay Z’s daughter that aired…

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From Social Worker to Chef: One Woman’s Journey Into World of TV

Elle Simone is founder of SheChef and works with shows including Bravo's "Chef Roblé and Co"

Elle Simone details her career switch from social worker to owner of She Chef Catering,…

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BET Apologizes For Joke About Blue Ivy’s Hair

President Stephen Hill contacted Carters personally and took to Twitter to make amends

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All chaos broke loose on social media, as fans…

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When “Money” Met Real Money: Mayweather Pals With Warren Buffett?

Boxer announces mogul's relationship in business advice and endeavors

Boxer Floyd Mayweather announced business plans for he and Warren Buffett via social media.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Bravo TV’s Jewel Tankard Talks Motivating Others Toward Financial Success

'I have learned to stop expecting perfection'

Reality TV’s Jewel Tankard tells how she helps motivate others toward financial and spiritual success.

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HBO to Air Beyonce Concert Series

Beyoncé’s BeyGood Charity Donates Supplies to Underfunded Schools

Efforts provide 2,000 U.S. students with brand new school supplies

Beyoncé and her BeyGood charity organization are providing school supplies to 2,000 students in underfunded…

By Courtney Connley

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The IRS wants $370,000 from Vanessa Williams

Report: Actress Vanessa Williams Owes IRS

Government is demanding almost $370,000 in back taxes

Actress Vanessa Williams owes the Internal Revenue Service almost $370,000.

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Oprah Winfrey to Play Richard Pryor’s Grandmother in Biopic

She will take on the role of matron of family who was a madam

Oprah Winfrey will play Marie Carter Pryor Bryant, Richard Pryor’s grandmother, in upcoming biopic.

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Global Music Industry Leaders to be Honored at NEA Awards

Performers and executives of the African diaspora coming to New York City

The 9th annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) will highlight music industry leaders including performers…

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Report: Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Upcoming Biopic

Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey chose the comedian to star in film

Comedian/actor Mike Epps has been chosen to play Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic.

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Plans to Release Two New Albums on the Same Day

The artist is back on Warner Brothers Records

Prince is back on Warner Bros. and will be releasing 2 albums this year

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RECAP: Face2Face Africa F.A.C.E List Awards

Leaders in industries including fashion and sports received awards in New York City

Face2Face Africa honored leaders of the African diaspora in New York City recently. Check out…

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AFROPUNK 2014: D’Angelo Casts A Spell Over Brooklyn [VIDEO]

The 'Voodoo' child rebels in song at popular festival

BlackEnterprise.com’s Kevin L. Clark was on-hand to witness history as celebrated musician, D’Angelo, joined The…

By Kevin L. Clark

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'Happy' Pharrell Williams Sued by ARTST TLK Producer for $1 Million

Pharrell Being Sued for $1 Million

The producer of ARTST TLK is not 'happy' with the artist

‘Happy’ Pharrell Williams is being sued by the producer of his YouTube show, ARTST TLK…

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Amazon Purchases Twitch TV For More Than $1 Billion

The e-commerce site trumps Google for Twitch TV

Twitch TV, the live streaming social network for video games, has just been purchased by…

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WATCH: LeBron James In Cavaliers Jersey In NBA 2K15 Trailer

Decision 2.0 LeBron stars alongside MVP Kevin Durant

LeBron James, returns in 2K Sports’ NBA 2K15 series. Fans can watch the trailer for…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Interesting facts about Anthony Anderson

Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Anthony Anderson

Did you know that the comedian is currently on three TV shows?

Comedian and foodie, Anthony Anderson, makes annual appearances at the the Black Enterprise Golf and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chicago Little League Team

All-Black Team and Black Female Pitcher Make Little League World Series History

Proof that there is interest in baseball in urban America

Black Little Leaguers in World Series are proof positive there is interest in baseball in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sylvia Robinson Biopic Being Planned

Biopic for Sugar Hill Record’s Sylvia Robinson Being Planned

Entrepreneur responsible for hip-hop's first commercial hit, 'Rapper's Delight'

Sugar Hill Record’s co-Founder, Sylvia Robinson, will have a biopic made about her role in…

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New Survey Shows African Americans Possess More Inner Peace

Most Americans believe success is more about happiness than money and fame

Forty-one percent of African Americans describe themselves as possessing inner peace, according to new research.

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10 of the Best Celebrity ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

Celebrities have helped to raise more than $50 million

Helping to raise more than $50 million for ALS, we’ve rounded up the best ALS…

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Motivation Monday: Create A Playlist To Help Alleviate Stress

Here's a great way to get the creative juices flowing

In a mental rut at work? No problem. Here’s a strategy to get the creative…

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Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Even Drake: Amazing Makeup Artist Transforms Into Hip-Hop Royalty

Magali Beauvue wows with celebrity metamorphosis

Makeup transformation have flooded social media, but these take things to another level. One female…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Columbus Short Makes Plea Deal in Domestic Abuse Case

Columbus Short Accepts Plea Deal After Missing Court Date

Actor is due back in court on Nov. 21

Ex-Scandal actor, Columbus Short, accepted a plea deal after missing a court date

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Femi Allen Wasserman: Fantasy Sports Isn’t Just for Men

'I stay passionate and focused because I really enjoy the feeling of a job well done'

Femi Allen Wasserman, vice-president of communications of DraftKings, talks being a black female executive in…

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Maya Moore is WNBA MVP

Minnesota’s Maya Moore Wins WNBA MVP Award

Last year's Finals MVP captures the award for the regular season

Last year’s WNBA Finals MVP, Maya Moore, wins the regular season MVP Award

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REGISTER TODAY: Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Hit End-of-Summer Event

Bell Biv DeVoe, Jeffrey Osborne Anthony Anderson, Chris Spencer, Bevy Smith and more featured

Jeffrey Osborne, Bell Biv DeVoe, Chris Spencer, Beverly Johnson, Anthony Anderson, the Doug Banks Radio…

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Joe the Plumber Calls Ferguson Protesters ‘Cockroaches’

Conservative activist Samuel Wurzelbacher shares thoughts via social media

Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as ‘Joe the Plumber,’ has risen again to voice his frustrations…

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$285 Million Dilemma: Kevin Durant Caught Between Nike & Under Armour

Deal would be Under Armour's biggest sponsorship endorsement

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant is getting paid and Nike and Under Armour will have…

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Bow Wow Joins the cast of CSI:CYBER

Bow Wow Joins Cast of CSI:CYBER

TV host and actor will play teenaged hacker

Shad Moss AKA Bow Wow, will play 19 year old hacker, Brody “Baby Face” Nelson…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Celebrates Hoops, Good Food And Team USA In Chicago

An Olympic-sized event took place in Chicago

BlackEnterprise.com witnessed NBA greats alongside NIKE, Inc. and USA Basketball in Chicago as they prepped…

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Iyanla Vanzant Travels to Ferguson for Special ‘Fix My Life’ Episode

Life coach and author hopes to bring peace and healing to community

With the current uproar in Ferguson, Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the city for a…

By Courtney Connley

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McDonald's and NAACP Launch Project H.E.L.P.

NAACP and McDonald’s Launch Project H.E.L.P.

It's a healthy eating, lifestyle, and physical activity initiative

NAACP and McDonald’s join forces to launch health initiative, Project H.E.L.P.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Facts about comedian Nikki Carr

Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Nikki Carr

The Last Comic Standing Finalist will be performing

Nikki Carr will perform at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge taking place in…

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The NFL Partners with Domestic Violence Groups

NFL Wants Artists to ‘Pay-To-Play’ to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime Show

The league is trying create a new revenue stream

The NFL plans to charge artists to perform at halftime of the Super Bowl

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Kevin Durant Claims ‘Best Shooter’ Title At NBA 2K15 ‘Uncensored’ Event

The four-time scoring champion puffs out his chest

Last night (Aug. 19), Black Enterprise was in the building for a special occasion. Members…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Former manager sues R. Kelly

R. Kelly Sued by Former Business Manager

Singer didn't pay initial amount based on settlement agreement

R. Kelly is being sued by his former business manager for reneging on a settlement…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Tim Howard Is Latest Addition To Marriott’s #LoveTravels Campaign

Campaign offers chance to win $2,000 for sharing personal stories

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Marriott International is one of many travel companies that have made a point…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Eric Roberson: The Business of Making Music

'How you execute is how you will be rewarded'

Music Veteran, Eric Roberson, makes it his business to make good music as he releases…

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Vince Young Gets Hired by His Alma Mater

Former NFL player returns to the University of Texas at Austin as an employee

Vince Young returns to the University of Texas at Austin to work for the Division…

By Courtney Connley

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Hollywood Insider #5: Updates from the Film and TV Industry

Who will be the next leading black actor in Hollywood?

Who will claim Hollywood’s leading black male role?

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Black Lives Matter: A Tribute to Black Men Killed By Police

We must stand up and protect ourselves

Michael Brown is the latest name added to a list of victims whose lives were…

By Kevin L. Clark

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R&B Divas: 7 Unforgettable Performances from the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

These songstresses wowed crowds at the star-studded event

From Patti Labelle to Chrisette Michele, the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has been…

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J. Cole, Nelly, and More Take Action in Honoring Michael Brown

Celebrities speak out in the death of unarmed teen

In the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death, celebrities use their platform to help bring justice…

By Courtney Connley

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Joe Morton Wins Creative Arts Emmy Award

‘Scandal’s’ Joe Morton Wins Creative Arts Emmy Award

'Orange is the New Black' actress, Uzo Aduba, also awarded

Scandal’s Joe Morton and Orange is the New Black actress, Uzo Aduba, wins a Creative…

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Former NBA Player Calls Reverend Al Sharpton A ‘Coon’

Gilbert Arenas used a racial slur to criticize the MSNBC contributor

The death of Michael Brown has provoked a lot of thoughts, discussions, and criticism from…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Roc Nation Become Official Boxing Promoters

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation is Now Licensed to Become Boxing Promoters

Sports agency hires David Itskowitch to run its boxing division

Roc Nation Sports become official boxing promoters and hire David Itskowitch

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Ed Gordon Joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show

Ed Gordon Joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show

The host will give his take on the world

Ed Gordon joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show for 2 days a week to give…

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Diddy Announces Revolt TV Music Conference

Event to help shape the next generation of music moguls

Striving to be the leading voice in music, arts and culture, Diddy has announced the…

By Courtney Connley

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Damon Dash Sues Lee Daniels

Damon Dash Sues ‘The Butler’ Director Lee Daniels

Former Roc-A-Fella CEO sues for $25 million

Damon Dash, former Roc-A-Fella CEO, sues Lee Daniels for not paying him back for the…

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VH1's ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

VH1 to Debut The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

Special documentary airs Tuesday, Sept. 2

VH1 explores the rise of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene in the documentary, ATL: The…

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The NFL Partners with Domestic Violence Groups

NFL Considers Tougher Penalties for Domestic Violence

Uproar of 2-game suspension given to Ray Rice has sparked concerns

After the Ray Rice 2-game suspension on his domestic violence case, the NFL received backlash…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chariots On Fire: World’s Most Expensive Cars Are Black-Owned

Fast & Furious: A rundown of celebs who drive the world's most expensive cars

From Kanye West and Flo Rida to the Game and Rick Ross, the most expensive,…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: One-on-One with NBA Legend Cedric Maxwell

'In networking situations sometimes it is more important to listen to people instead of pushing your own agenda'

NBA legend Cedric Maxwell details his legacy and participation in the Black Enterprise Golf and…

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‘Underground Railroad’ Series To Air On WGN

Will you watch another slave program on your TV?

WGN America has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Tribune Studios for some…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Martin Lawrence Says There Will Be a Bad Boys 3

On The Conan Show, actor says film is in development

Martin Lawrence mentioned on The Conan Show that “Bad Boys 3″ is in the development…

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Two Reporters Arrested, Detained In Ferguson, Mo.

Protests after the shooting of Michael Brown met with extreme police response

Two reporters, one Black and one White, were arrested and detained in a McDonald’s located…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Rihanna Wants to Buy a Soccer Team

The singer has shown an interest in buying The Premier League's Liverpool

The pop singer, Rihanna, has reportedly, wants to buy The Premier League’s Liverpool soccer team

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Power Brunch LA: Professionals Gather for Networking and Fun

Leader discuss how to make the biggest impact in your career

Check out photos from the Power Brunch LA, a soiree of networking and fun held…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Steve Ballmer Officially Owns the LA Clippers

The purchase, contested in court, is now complete

After the Sterlings fought in court, the LA Clippers were officially sold to Steve Ballmer

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10 Most Heartbreaking #IfIWasGunnedDown Tweets You Should See

Events in Ferguson, Missouri have spawned outrage and trending topic

Things are already becoming a lot worse for people in Ferguson, Missouri, before anything has…

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Lisa Nichols

Author and Motivator Lisa Nichols Inspires During Social Media Event

Lisa Nichols inspired participant during her tweet chat with Black Enterprise, detailing her latest business…

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Susan L. Taylor Talks Mentorship and Passing on a Legacy via CARES

Sharing tips on passing on a legacy and the need for mentorship, Susan L. Taylor…

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