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Why We Must Continue The Work of Selma To Remake America

Top moments on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

All eyes were on Selma this weekend as tens of thousands – including President Obama…

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Ball State University Students Turn Retired Bus Into Civil Rights Museum

The exhibit will feature past leaders

A group of students from Ball State University have transformed a retired bus into a…

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Wall Street Project Summit: Rev. Jesse Jackson Celebrates MLK Legacy on Final Day

Corporate boards, Africa, and faith leaders were also a focus

Corporate boards, Africa, and faith leaders were the focus of the final day of the…

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Former FAMU Band Member Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Hazing Death

Florida judge grants prison time to former HBCU band member

A Florida judge sentenced Dante Martin to six years in prison for the 2011 hazing…

By Courtney Connley

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Johannesburg Remains Africa’s Most Visited City

City had approximately 4.3 million international overnight visitors in 2014

City had approximately 4.3 million international overnight visitors in 2014, according to report.

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Time Warner, Cablevision To Increase Surcharges To Sports Packages In 2015

Two companies among several to follow suit

Time Warner, Cablevision, DirecTV are just a few who will be increasing surcharges for pay-TV…

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Sony Pictures Hires Crisis Expert Judy Smith for PR Help

The real-life Olivia Pope will help the studio repair its reputation

Sony Pictures hires Judy Smith to help repair their reputation following a recent hacking incident.

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VH1 Says No Domestic Violence, But Yes To Female Battery?

Network condemns men hitting women but allows brawling among female cast members

VH1 aired a public service announcement to make sure viewers knew that the network is…

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BILLIE HOLIDAY, 44:  Born Eleanora Fagan, Holiday was a noted jazz singer who shifted the musical landscape of her genre in the 1940s and garnered critical acclaim as a result. However, her long-stemming drug and drinking problems caught up to Holiday and her health began to deteriorate. By May 31, 1959, she was checked into the hospital due to complications with her liver and heart disease. She never checked out and passed away July 17, 1959 at the age of 44.

When Branding Goes Wrong: Texas Women Name PR Firm ‘Strange Fruit’

PR firm chooses to change name and apologizes

Two businesswomen named Texas PR firm Strange Fruit, causing backlash via social media in the…

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John Legend Hires Food Trucks For New York Protesters

Backed by his wife, the two help feed protesters in NYC

Ohio native and Grammy award singer, John Legend, along with his wife, hired food trucks…

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Petition Calls For Nature’s Classroom To End School Slavery Reenactments

Focus of school trip faces controversy that dates back 40 years

James and Sandra Bakers say their 12-year-old daughter was forced to play a cotton-picking slave…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Black Enterprise 100s Business Icon Herman J. Russell Has Died

Business legend built the nation's largest black-owned real-estate and construction firm, and much of the Atlanta skyline

Herman J. Russell, who built the nation’s largest black-owned construction and real estate firm, died…

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#PointerGate Goes Viral on Twitter

Assumptions about hand gestures goes totally awry

Mayor Betsy Hodges has come under fire by local law enforcement as she is said…

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Making History: Republican Sen. Tim Scott’s Journey to Re-election

Scott first African-American senator to win election in the South since Reconstruction

South Carolina’s Tim Scott on Tuesday became the first African-American senator to win election in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Millennial Votes Are Seemingly Up For Grabs

Harvard Youth Polls releases report with significant findings

Harvard Youth Poll finds over half of millennials that will be “definitely” voting prefer Republican-run…

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On the Move: Black Enterprise Names Derek T. Dingle and Alfred Edmond Jr. as Co-Chief Content Officers

Dingle and Edmond to take leadership positions in expanding the company's multi-media platforms

Black Enterprise announces the new appointment of Derek T. Dingle and Alfred Edmond Jr. as…

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Cornel West, 49 Others, Arrested At Ferguson Protest

No reports on whether West posted bail, yet.

Civil rights activist and noted advocate against injustice, Cornel West, was among more than 49…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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First 100 Days: Ras Baraka’s Journey and Milestones

A snapshot of Cory Booker's successor, as newly-minted Newark, N.J. leader looks back

Victories and setbacks for newly-minted Newark, N.J., mayor as he looks back on first chapter.

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

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

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President Obama Says U.S. Will ‘Take Out’ ISIL ‘Wherever They Exist’

Commander-in-Chief outlines a four-point plan to defend America

President Obama outlines four-points on how the government will respond to Islamic State of Iraq…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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