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50 Greatest Leaders

Blacks Who Made Fortune’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ List

Several African Americans and black people from the African diaspora have been named with other…

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2017 Stellar Award Nominee Latice Crawford Shares Her #techieTips

The BET 'Sunday Best' alumna has been nominated Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for the 2017 Stellar Awards

This weekend, thousands will journey to Las Vegas with their favorite tech swag, ready to…

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Gorsuch

NUL Pres. Marc Morial Says Neil Gorsuch Does Not Deserve to Serve on SCOTUS

The National Urban League president says Gorsuch has failed to demonstrate respect for the importance of protecting the civil rights

National Urban League President Marc Morial released a statement declaring that Neil Gorsuch does not…

By Selena Hill

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MBDA

MBDA Would be Abolished if Trump Budget Cuts Supported

$32 million would be cut from the MBDA under the Trump administration budget blueprint for 2018

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a federal program that has supported small minority businesses…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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budget proposal

We Will All Suffer From Trump’s Budget Proposal

See who wins and loses in Trump's budget proposal

Trump’s budget proposal aims to redirect billions of dollars currently being used to help the…

By Selena Hill

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novel

YA Novel About Police Brutality is Getting Plenty Praise

'The Hate U Give' looks at police violence through the eyes of a teenager

Angie Thomas’ debut Young Adult novel, “The Hate U Give,” reached the number one spot…

By Lisa Fraser

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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Morial

National Urban League President Marc Morial Congratulates the First Black Federal Reserve Appointee

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial commends Raphael Bostic for being selected as the first African American president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial congratulated Raphael Bostic for being selected…

By Daron Pressley

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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

This analyzes the origins of homophobia in the black community, and assesses this inherently discriminatory way of thinking within a historical context

I decided to explore the roots of homophobia in the black community, beyond the most…

By Jared Brown

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Derek Walcott

Caribbean Poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dies at 87

The celebrated international writer has gone home

Derek Alton Walcott, a renowned poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992,…

By Selena Hill

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Trumpcare

Trumpcare is the Antithesis of Affordable Healthcare

Unaffordable, unhealthy, and uninsured. Here's an objective breakdown of Trump's American Health Care Act

Trumpcare is anti-affordable coverage. Everything about it makes it harder and more expensive for poor…

By Stanley Fritz

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Real Times Media

Real Times Media Hoping to Expand Reach With National Digital Brand Acquisition

Hiram E. Jackson seeks entry into the digital media realm

Shortly after purchasing the Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine, Hiram Jackson, CEO of Real Times Media,…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Federal Reserve Bank

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank Names First Black Man as Its President

Raphael Bostic has been appointed as the Fed's first black regional bank chief

For the first time in its 103-year history, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has…

By Selena Hill

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Michael Brown

SXSW Documentary Shocks with Different Account of Michael Brown Case

"Stranger Fruit," which debuted at SXSW, suggests the claim that Michael Brown robbed a store prior to his death is a lie

Jason Pollock’s documentary shown at SXSW last weekend suggests that robbery allegations were used to…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump ban

Trump Ban Fallout: The Rise in Deportation Scams

If parents being separated from children isn't sad enough, undocumented immigrants are also being preyed upon by scammers

In the aftermath of being scammed, undocumented immigrants often have little or no recourse to…

By Samara Lynn

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woman

Looking Back @ the ‘Day Without a Woman’ Protest

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, women united together to stand up for their rights

Thousands of women around the country refrained from going to work, doing household chores, and…

By Selena Hill

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Ben Carson

Ben Carson Confuses Slaves for ‘Immigrants’

Another major gaffe on race from the Trump administration

On Monday, Ben Carson referred to African slaves brought to American as “immigrants” who were…

By Selena Hill

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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