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Inauguration

At Least 52 House Democrats Will Boycott Trump’s Inauguration

More than three dozen—50 at last count—House Democrats are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on…

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inclusion

The Self-Made Barriers of Tech Inclusion

The oversaturation of buzzwords like 'diversity & inclusion' within the tech industry can actually perpetuate division. Here's how organizations can restore meaning to these terms and organically create a rich, diverse corporate culture

Tech Inclusion ultimately leads to the creation of the division between the majority and the…

By Nathaniel J.

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Trump

6 Reasons Why Trump is Not a Legitimate President

Congressman John Lewis is right. Here's why Donald Trump "is not a legitimate President"

Filmmaker Michael Moore came to Rep. John Lewis’ defense, arguing six reasons why Americans should…

By Selena Hill

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Obamacare

Repealing Obamacare Will Hurt Black Women and Their Families

Millions of Americans could lose access to quality healthcare services

Republicans took the first steps to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. Now women of…

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machine learning

What if Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had Access to Machine Learning?

Exploring the possibilities of Dr. King being a civil rights #techie

What if Dr. King had some of the modern marvels that we use daily to…

By Nathaniel J.

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quotes

5 Quotes from MLK that Still Apply Today

You would think Dr. King gave these quotes today

In addition to leading the Civil Rights Movement and being one of the greatest civic…

By Selena Hill

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Image: History Channel

The Best of the Best: Where To Go For MLK

Ways to learn about and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this MLK day

A roundup of great online resources about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of…

By Samara Lynn

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Eddie Long

Controversial Megachurch Leader, Bishop Eddie Long, Dies of Cancer at 63

Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled leader of a renowned megachurch in Atlanta, passed away from…

By Selena Hill

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moments

In Case You Missed It: The Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments of the Week

A roundup of all of the gushiest and emotional moments of the week

Here’s a roundup of the moving speeches, sentimental surprises, and emotional goodbyes that occurred during…

By Selena Hill

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Obamacare

Republicans Are Wrong, Repealing Obamacare Would be a National Disaster

Millions of Americans, especially people of color, will be worse off if Republicans gut the Affordable Care Act

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could lead to the deaths of millions of Americans while…

By Stanley Fritz

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Farewell

Farewell, Obama: A Bittersweet Moment In History

Why watching Obama's epic farewell address was more bitter than sweet. See what Chris Tucker and Rev. Jesse Jackson said about it

BE’s very own Selena Hill spoke exclusively with Chris Tucker, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Mike Muse…

By Selena Hill

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Avisare

#techies Win Contract Opportunities from Former Wall Street Investment Banker

Enroll your startup/business to gain access to capital programs and nationwide economic development opportunities

As a software procurement system with a social mission to grow minority, women, LGBT and…

By Nathaniel J.

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black female

This Is the End of Black Female CEOs In Corporate America

Rosalind Brewer's retirement as CEO of Sam's Club signals the end of black women in the C-Suite at major corporations

Rosalind G. Brewer’s retirement as CEO of Sam’s Club marks the end of black female…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker Takes Historic Stand Against Sessions Confirmation

Booker, along with Rep. John Lewis, to testify during Senate hearings

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is breaking a longstanding tradition by testify against…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jared Kushner

Trump Hires Son-in-Law Jared Kushner as White House Adviser

Administration will skirt federal nepotism laws

A White House transition official announced Monday that President-elect Donald Trump will appoint his son-in-law,…

By Selena Hill

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Kimberly Blackwell

PMM Agency CEO Kimberly Blackwell Named Among Top Women in PR

PR News names Blackwell one of the most influential women in the game today

PR News, the go-to source for the communications and marketing, named Kimberly A. Blackwell among…

By Kali Wilder

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data

Dept. of Labor Suing Google Over Salary and Hiring Practices Data

The tech giant refuses to release information on its employees

The Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Google on Wednesday to get the Internet…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions, the “Evil” Man That Could Run the Justice Department?

What’s wrong with Jeff Sessions? Everything.

Jeff Sessions is a KKK-loving, voter suppression supporting, racially problematic man with disturbing ideas about…

By Stanley Fritz

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petty

In Case You Missed It: The Young, Black, and Petty Edition

A week of celebrity feuds, break ups, and uproar on Black Twitter

Just in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of all of the petty circulating…

By Selena Hill

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Rosalind Brewer

Sam Club’s CEO Rosalind Brewer Set to Retire

The executive seeks new challenges as she moves forward.

After 5 years of leading the company, Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer is set to…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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