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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.

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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.…

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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…

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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,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Kevin L. Clark

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrity Chef Challenge Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

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,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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…

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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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The Golf Academy, Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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,…

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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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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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Gaming Record: Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Is No. 1 Most Pre-Ordered IP

The sci-fi first-person shooter has made history

The sci-fi first-person shooter, Destiny, has gone down in gaming history as one of the…

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Rest in Peace: 10 Facts About Robin Williams

Did you know he appeared on the short-lived, Richard Pryor Show?

In the wake of the death of comedian Robin Williams, here are 10 facts on…

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President Barack Obama Issues Statement On Robin Williams’ Death

Commander-in-Chief expresses grief for the comedic genius

The 63-year-old comedian took his life Aug. 11 which prompted President Obama to sum up…

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Raptors Draw $25,000 Fine After Rapper Drake’s Comments

Global ambassador for the NBA team accused of publicly recruiting Kevin Durant

Hip-hop artist Drake, who is global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors, is accused of publicly…

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Actor Harry Lennix Launches Production Company

The 'Blacklist' actor has a distribution deal for 3 films already

‘Blacklist’ actor, Harry Lennix starts his own production company, Exponent Media Group

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15 Most Influential #BlackLifeMatters Tweets You Should See

The latest shootings have the public and activists in an uproar

On the eve of 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death at the hands of St. Louis police,…

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Two New Cast Members for Aaliyah Biopic Announced

Another controversy sparked after casting of actress playing Missy Elliot

Izaak Smith and Chattrisse Dolabaille were cast as Timbaland and Missy Elliot for the upcoming…

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Film Academy Re-Elects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as President

Upon initial appointment, she made history as the academy's first black president

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who made history as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’…

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Pharrell Williams and Rick Ross to Perform at Odd Future’s Camp Flog Gnaw

Tyler the Creator will headline with Williams

Rick Ross and Pharrell Williams will head a concert with the group collective, Odd Future.

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Alonzo Mourning Leads 2014 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

Joins former NBA Commissioner, David Stern, as one of the greats

Alonzo Mourning is elected to The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Rappers Riff Raff & Krayzie Bone Partner With Candyman Vending Company

CEO Andre Bramwell uses hip-hop to expand brand

CEO Andre Bramwell has tapped into hip-hop industry to promote his Candyman Vending company.

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Metta World Peace’s Name Change: 10 Funniest Twitter Reactions

Watchers wondering whether the baller formerly known as Ron Artest has lost his mind

You can no longer call Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, as he’ll now go by…

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Beyoncé to Receive MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Singer will also perform at the VMAs

Beyonce will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s VMAs

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AFROPUNK Announces D’Angelo, Gianni Lee, And More For Annual Festival

The soulful crooner will be joined by the alternative world's finest

Marking its 10th year of exciting, culture-defining entertainment, the 2014 AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn’s…

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Hollywood Insider No. 4: Updates from the Film and TV Industry

Check out the industry's latest news and tidbits from an insider

“Hollywood Unsung” will feature the cast of Baby Boy starring Tyresse Gibson, Taraji Henson and…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Beverly Johnson

This marks 40 years since supermodel became the first Black woman on Vogue

Mogul model Beverly Johnson will be making an appearance at The Black Enterprise Golf and…

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7 Top Black-Owned Bed and Breakfasts

These African American-owned oases are the best in the country

Looking for an intimate lodging? A bed and breakfast is the perfect place for you…

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NBA Schedules 2015 Preseason Game in South Africa

Proceeds will go toward charity

The NBA will play a preseason game in South Africa in 2015. All proceeds will…

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REGISTER TODAY: Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore at the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

Spa at PGA National offers top-notch services that cater to every attendee

From relaxing mineral pools, to facials, massages, and more, find out how you can take…

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Beyoncé and Jay Z Tour Reported to Rake in More Than $100 Million

Despite rumors, music duo's tour is expected to end with major success

Despite rumors of poor ticket sales, reports explain that the Carter’s On the Run tour…

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10 Twitter Reactions To LeBron James’ Startling Weight Loss

Photo has NBA and sports fans talking and tweeting

The two-time NBA champion has adopted a no-carbs diet that has drastically changed his figure.…

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Norman Hall: Creating a New Model of Profiting for the Music Industry (Part 2)

'What motivates me is being on the bleeding edge of opportunities that are nascent'

Norman Hall is bringing a new concept for musicians to make more money.

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Sherri Shepherd Joins Cinderella on Broadway

TV host will star with Keke Palmer in Sept. 9 premiere

Sherri Shepherd joins Keke Palmer in the stage play, Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre in…

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The 17 Craziest #WarOnWhites Tweets You Should See

Inspired by a Republican, Twitter has waged war on Anglos everywhere

The Internet can be a scary place if you don’t know how to navigate it…

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White Men Directed 90% Of This Year’s Summer Movies

Of 39 releases, 37 are directed by white men

Out of 39 movies that hit this summer, 37 have been directed by White men.…

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San Antonio Hires Female Basketball Coach

Team makes history with the hire

WNBA player, Becky Hammon, was hired as an assistant coach for the world champion San…

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Keke Palmer to Play Cinderella on Broadway

Actress making history as first black actress to portray character on Broadway

Keke Palmer will reportedly make history when she takes on the role of Cinderella on…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Dede McGuire

'Hardest working woman in show biz' will be in Palm Beach Gardens

Ten facts about radio personality, Dede McGuire, who hosts her own morning show as well…

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Nicki Minaj Joins Latest List Of Celebs Selling Their Goods On HSN

Rapper’s fragrance MINAJEST sold out in minutes

Nicki Minaj recently teamed up with the Home Shopping Network to promote the launch of…

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Kendrick Lamar To Debut ‘m.A.A.d city’ At Sundance Film Festival

Compton's finest is bringing his classic album to the big screen

Rapper Kendrick Lamar is set to debut his ‘m.A.A.d. city’ film at the 2014 Sundance…

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NBA Claims Andrew Wiggins Jersey Isn’t Discontinued

Rumors ramp up regarding expected trade for Kevin Love

Sparking even more rumors when Andrew Wiggins’ jersey was reported as discontinued, the NBA claims…

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Black Twitter Blasts Busta Rhymes In ‘Swagger Wagon’ Ad

The heavyweight MC angers the masses in Toyota's new commercial

Today marks a sad day for fans of Hip-Hop and the culture, as veteran lyricist…

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Uganda’s Oldest Refugee Camp Owns Video Game Arcade

For twenty American cents, resident can play FIFA or PlayStation

NPR’s show, “Planet Money,” is a program that is all about displaced individuals and their…

By Kevin L. Clark

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‘Black Jesus’: Cartoon Network’s New Show Sparking Outrage

Group says pot-smoking, hard-drinking character mocks Christianity

Group says Adult Swim’s black, pot-smoking, hard-drinking “Jesus” mocks Christianity.

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Skip the objective. Objectives are outdated and rarely used in today’s world of professional resume writing. The purpose of the objective was to tell employers what you were seeking, i.e. “a challenging sales position.” Instead, the objective has now been replaced with a career profile or a summary of qualifications which tells employers exactly what you have to offer, i.e. “accomplished professional with 10 years sales experience.” Your resume should include a concise yet quality career profile which clearly indicates what you have to offer, rather than just what you desire. Employers are far more attracted to a candidate who actually brings something to the table.

The Sports Resume: 3 Applicant Tracking Systems That Affect Hiring

Learn how to tailor your job seeking documents for each position

From The Sports Resume: Learn all you can about this platform, used by employers, to…

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Warm Up This Winter With Cocktails from the Caribbean

These drinks are sure to help you plot your next escape to the tropics

Which one are you going to try to make first?

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Malcolm Jenkins: Charting the Course Between Work, Entrepreneurship and Charitable Efforts

'I know what it means to invest in others and how that investment can be life changing'

I have a responsibility to our youth to be a positive role model. I’m…

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Norman Hall: Bringing Talent and Culture to Martha’s Vineyard (Part 1)

'My family exposed me to nearly every music form that exists in my youth, and that motivated me to continue this interest'

Norman Hall brings the 2nd Annual Summer Madness Music Festival and Conference to Martha’s Vineyard

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Ne-Yo Suing Manager, Wants $4.5 Million

Singer says Kevin Foster moved some of his money without his permission

Ne-Yo files a lawsuit against his manager, Kevin Foster and wants $4.5 million

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HOW TO START AN EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM

Healthy Snack Options to Avoid Afternoon Slump

Try these options to get that mid-day boost

Foods that keep you energized throughout the day.

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You Have Not Because You Ask Not

Learn the power of humility and making requests to get results

Pride is the biggest deterrent to success in life. Many go through life with the…

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MTV Wants Beyonce—Minus Jay-Z—for Video Music Awards

Plans are underway for singer to open show

The latest rumors is that Beyonce and Columbia are in negotiations to have Beyonce open…

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Woody Allen Talks Lack of Black Actors in Films

Filmmaker: 'You hire people based on who is correct for part'

The veteran filmmaker, Woody Allen, explains to the New York Observer why his films aren’t…

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Numbers Game: What Happens If Beyoncé & Jay-Z Divorce?

Attorney discusses business implications of a Carter split

As of now it’s all hearsay, but what are the business implications if Beyonce and…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Mike Tyson: Jamie Foxx Will Play Him in Biopic

Boxer is in discussions with the actor to portray him

Mike Tyson says he is in discussions with Jamie Foxx to portray him in his…

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Get on Up! 6 James Brown Songs to Boost Motivation

These tunes from the "Godfather of Soul" will help you get through the workday

In honor of James Brown new biopic “Get on Up,” we’ve rounded up six of…

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Ray Rice and Stephen A. Smith: The Manifestation of the Hypocrisy of Sports

Sports have become a Roman Gladius that wields power and cuts deep

The Shadow League’s Yussuf Khan discusses the problem with the mindset of how domestic violence…

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Charles Barkley to Pay Funeral Costs for Philly Carjacking Victims

Hall of Fame player will foot the bill

Former Philadelphia 76er, Charles Barkley, will pay the funeral costs of a family who was…

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VH1 No. One Cable Network Among Black Viewers

BET and OWN were next on list for black audiences at the end of June

VH1 was the most watched cable network during prime time in black households, with 8.1…

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Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Beta Ranks As Most Played Game In Current Generation

To date, beta version clocked in 4,638,937 unique players

The Destiny beta was a highly anticipated event, but who thought that it would become…

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Stephen A. Smith Suspended Over Domestic Abuse Comments

Sportscaster off air until August 6th

ESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith over controversial domestic violence comments said on air on ‘First…

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Twitter Reacts to Stephen A. Smith’s ‘Domestic Violence’ Comments

Apology issued but damage already done

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith put his foot in his mouth when sharing his thoughts about…

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LA Clippers sold for $2 Billion

Donald Sterling Loses Court Decision

Sale to Ex-Microsoft executive, Steve Ballmer, will go through

LA CLippers owner, Donald Sterling, loses court decision against his wife, Shelly Sterling, in bid…

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Michele Roberts Named Executive Director of NBA Players Union

She is now first woman to lead a major sports union in North America

The National Basketball Players Association announced Michele Roberts as its new executive director, making her…

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Jay Z Announces ‘NY02′ As Roc Nation’s Official Water

The 'God MC' is bringing water to the masses

Jay Z announces NY02 as the officially branded water for all Roc Nation artists, events,…

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U.S. Officials Monitoring Worst Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

Virus has claimed more than 600 lives, infected more than 1,000 people

Will Africa’s Ebola outbreak reach the United States? Officials are investigating.

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What You Need To Know To Become a Bed and Breakfast Owner

Successful black entrepreneurs share insight on breaking into industry

Successful black bed and breakfast owners share insight on breaking into industry

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Strictly Business: 10 Reasons Beyoncé & Jay Z Divorce is (Allegedly) Imminent

Rumor mill is stirring about star couple's marital problems

Beyonce & Jay Z are under scrutiny, as reports say their marriage is strictly business,…

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New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

Diving In: For A Small Fee Hotels Open Pools, Make Amenities Available To The Public

Enjoy a mini-vacation without booking a trip

Now you can take a mini-vacation without booking a trip. Here’s how.

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Doug Banks

Radio Personality will be making an appearance at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

Radio personality, Doug Banks, will be attending the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge

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Yandy Smith’s Everything Girls Love Hosts Empowerment Event for Women Professionals

Female Industry leaders inspire with insights on love, career and business

Check out highlights from Yandy Smith’s Everything Girls Love event “Girls Love Girl Talk,” held…

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Chris Paul May Sit Out if Sterling is Still Clippers Owner

Point guard is on the same page as coach, Doc Rivers

Chris Paul, point guard for The LA Clippers, threatens to sit out if Donald Sterling…

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Cool Jobs: Bravo TV’s Todd Tucker Talks Boss Moves Up Front and Behind the Scenes

Entrepreneur discusses his rise through the ranks, tips for young professionals

Todd Tucker, TV production exec and star on Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta, shares…

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Winning Number: LeBron James Will Go Back to Wearing 23

Hoop stars will return to number he wore first time around in Cleveland

Cleveland Cavalier player, LeBron James, has decided to go back to his original number 23…

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Legacy Award Recipient, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Helped Desegregate Schools

When it comes to pioneering women of the Civil Rights Movement, journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault still…

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BE Launches New Women of Power Website

We can hardly wait for the Women of Power Summit in March, and judging by all…

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