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Clinton

Can Clinton Break Barriers for Black Businesses?

Hillary Clinton pledged to invest $25 billion to support entrepreneurship and small business growth in…

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black panthers

The Black Panthers: 10-Point Program

This is the March 1972 version of the document when the Black Panther Party shifted its focus from black nationalism to helping all oppressed communities

1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK AND…

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national urban league

National Urban League: Save Our Cities

Here is what happened at this year's National Urban League Conference

During the first week of August, political, business, and community leaders met in Baltimore for…

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Shirley Chisholm

Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisholm

How Shirley Chisholm's legacy has paved the way for women and minorities in politics

This article is labeled for permission to be reused from the National Urban League.
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Spelman

Spelman College President Considers Admitting Transgender Students

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to look at changing its admission policies to be more inclusive

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including…

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

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simone biles

Eat Like an Olympian: Simone Biles

We've got the details on the diet that is helping Simone Biles dominate the 2016 Rio Olympics, and why it matters for the future of the gymnastics

We’ve got the details on the diet that is helping Simone Biles dominate the 2016…

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Progressives

In the Party of Progressives, There’s Been Too Little Progress for Some

Is the Democratic Party really as progressive as it claims to be? Using environmental policy as an example, this analyzes the contradictory actions of the left wing

The Democratic Party has long sought to cast itself as an instrument of progress, agitating…

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black votes

In 2016, Black Votes Matter

As the courts strike down voting restrictions across the nation, black voters once again have a chance to make a big impact

When legendary civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the struggle to…

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violent videos

Ask Sheree: Violent Videos Leaves Manager Feeling Hopeless

Positive ways to combat the mental toll of current events surrounding minorities and law enforcement

Dear Sheree,
Watching the videos of the senseless shooting of African Americans by police officers across…

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Veteran

91-Year-Old Veteran Fights Two Wars and Becomes Crusader

The inspiring story of Marvin Gilmore

Marvin Gilmore is a World War II veteran, who fought for the U.S. while fighting racism…

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US Olympians

Why Are the U.S. Olympians Covered in Giant Welts?

Cupping is an alternative healing method Olympians are swearing by

Cupping is an alternative healing method that Olympians, such as Michael Phleps, are swearing by

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Code2040

Code2040 Founder Heads to the White House

Code2040 co-founder is headed to Washington D.C to lend insight to help push diversity and inclusion in tech

Co-founder of Code2040, Laura Weidman Power is about to embark on a pretty exciting mission.…

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Crump

What We Learned From Trayvon Martin’s Attorney, Benjamin Crump

Attorney shares views on what communities can do to bring awareness and advance change

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, Black Enterprise held a Twitter Chat with Michael Brown and Trayvon…

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Apple

Gains in Diversity at Apple Even Please Rev. Jesse Jackson

Apple releases its latest diversity statistics, the number of women and minorities increases

Apple made gains in the number of its women and minority hires, according to its…

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policing

5 Ways To Make America Safe By Transforming Policing

Here’s how communities and police departments can bring about real change that provides safety for all

making American safe is not about discrediting those who feel marginalized but rather it is…

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National Urban League

Toyota Supports Community Empowerment at the 2016 National Urban League Conference

Automaker Celebrates 25-Years of Partnership with the National Urban League

All roads will lead to Baltimore tomorrow for the 2016 National Urban League’s Annual Conference…

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Religious freedom

Using Religious Freedom to Sanction LGBT Discrimination Could Head to Supreme Court

Colorado baker says gay marriage is a message he can’t promote; takes his case to highest court

In 2012 Masterpiece Cake Shop owner Jack Phillips citied his Christian beliefs when turned away…

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Clinton endorsement

With Clinton Endorsement, Obama Battles to Preserve His Legacy

What President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention really means in the grand scheme of things

The image of President Barack Obama embracing Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention will…

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Clintons

Why the Clintons Must Use the Convention to Make More Friends

In addition to rallying the Friends of Bill and Baby Boomer crowd, Hillary Clinton needs to make an effort to appeal to millennials in order to win this election

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Bill Clinton believes the team that delivered his presidential victories in…

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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