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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…

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[By The Numbers] Where the GOP Candidates Stand Going Into Tonight’s Debate

A ranking of the GOP candidates by poll numbers and fundraising efforts before their fourth debate

Welcome to By The Numbers, where BlackEnterprise.com will be bringing you regular updates on the…

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Fourth GOP Debate: 4 Things to Watch For

B.E.’s guide to this debate's hot topics

BlackEnterprise.com’s guide to what to look for during tonight’s fourth GOP debate.

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[Candidate Watch] Carson Surges Past Trump in Latest Poll

According to results of a survey released yesterday, Ben Carson has unseated Donald Trump as the GOP frontrunner

According to the results of a survey released by the New York Times and CBS…

By Hailey Wallace

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The GOP Has a Problem With … Empty Podiums

The coalition of candidates behind the GOP debate revolt has already begun to unravel

On Sunday night, representatives for the Republican presidential candidates convened in Washington, D.C. to discuss…

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[WATCH] Don Lemon Faces Backlash After Comments on White Officer Dragging Black Teen

Change.org petition created demanding his termination from the network

The CNN TV personality is in hot water again after a Monday night discussion about…

By Janell Hazelwood

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$17.2 Billion Buy: Walgreens in Deal to Acquire Rite Aid

Consumers may see less drug brand choices and more preventative products such as vitamins

Walgreens said Tuesday that it will buy rival Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Motorsports Leaders: Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton Becomes Formula 1 World Champ

He's the first driver in the series to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons

Often touted as the “first black driver in Formula 1,” Lewis Hamilton has won his…

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On Tuesday night, the five contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination assembled in Las Vegas, NV, for their first debate of the primary season. Moderated by Anderson Cooper, the debate not only gave the candidates a nationally-televised opportunity to present their policies and positions, but also allowed them the opportunity to accomplish their individual strategic objectives.


[RELATED: Congressman John Lewis Endorses Hillary Clinton]


Former Governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley, needed to take full advantage of the nationally-televised debate to introduce himself and his platform to a voting base that, for the most part, knows nothing about him. O’Malley also needed to endear himself to potential donors and bundlers, while former Senators Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb just needed to remind people that they exist. Chafee floundered throughout the debate as he unsuccessfully tried to attack Clinton. During one particularly cringe-worthy moment, he admonished Anderson Cooper for “being too harsh” on him.


Webb, in one of the most bizarre answers of the night, informed us that #WhiteAppalachianLivesMatter. Vermont Senator, Bernie Sanders, needed to prove that his unexpected ascension to second place was not a fluke, and that he is capable of winning the general election.  However, it was former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, who had the most on the line. Plagued by weeks of bad press and declining poll numbers, it was imperative that Clinton delivered a performance that would ease the fears surrounding her elect-ability in the face of the ongoing email scandal. She did this, and more, establishing herself as the clear winner by the end of the night.


Clinton, whose commitment to progressive values has been a major concern among the Democratic voting base, clearly came prepared to convince viewers that she was 'all in' for the populist movement sweeping the nation. She reverted to the same argument she has used before regarding inconsistencies in her stances on these issues, citing “new information” as the cause in her change of opinion. When directly challenged by Cooper to self-identify as a moderate or progressive, Clinton responded with arguably the strongest line of the night: “I’m a progressive, but I’m a progressive who likes to get things done.”

2015 Democratic Debate Recap

Full recap and highlights from the first Democratic debate of the primary season

On Tuesday night, the five contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination assembled in Las Vegas,…

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[WATCH] Comedian Trevor Noah Preps for First Night as Host of The Daily Show

Watchers wonder what stamp the comedian will leave on the show and how he'll take it into the future of late night TV

Fans and critics will watch to see what mark Trevor Noah, the new host of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Study: Killers of Black Men Less Likely to Get Death Penalty

Loyola University research finds racial and gender disparities in punishment for crimes

Loyola University research finds racial and gender disparities in punishment for crimes, where white men…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[POLL] What’s Your Reaction to the Economic Crisis in Greece and China?

Take our poll and let us know where you stand.

Some of the world’s economies are experiencing turmoil. Does it have personal implications for you?…

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Dow Hits 5-Month Low On Day NYSE Trading Stops

Global worries hitting stocks

When the market closed at 11:32 AM ET for nearly 4 hours, the Dow Jones…

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Malia Obama Spotted Interning on Set of HBO’s ‘Girls’

Malia Obama lands a new summer gig

First Daughter, Malia Obama, was spotted interning on the set of HBO’s hit series “Girls”.

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Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

SCOTUS makes it unconstitutional to ban gay marriage

U.S. Supreme Court makes a historic ruling to legalize gay marriage nationwide

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[POLL] Is the Confederate Flag a Symbol of Racism or Southern Pride?

Blackenterprise.com wants to hear from you

Is the Confederate Flag a Symbol of Racism or Southern Pride?

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2015 Face List Awards Honor Pan-African Community Pioneers

Honorees include Boris and Nicole Ari Parker-Kodjoe, Ashish Thakker, Amadou G. Fall, and many more.

By Michael Tolbert

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[WATCH] Black and Sexy TV’s ‘The Couple’ in Development with HBO

Fans can watch Black and Sexy TV programming through premium subscription service

Fans can watch HBO and Black and Sexy TV programming through premium subscription service.

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NFL Owners Approve New Rule and Patriots Won’t Appeal Punishment

After the meeting, New England team moves away from Deflategate

Kraft and the Patriots dropped their appeal of the league’s punishment, but reigning Super Bowl…

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