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Apollo

Apollo Crowd Cheers and Jeers on Debate Night

There was no better place to watch the highly anticipated presidential debate on Monday than…

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National African American Museum

Scenes from the National African American Museum Dedication: Honoring Our Past, Engaging in Today’s Conversation on Race

#APeoplesJourney - Pres. Obama: “We’re not a burden on America or a stain on America or an object of shame and pity for America. We are America.”

Check out BE SVP/Chief Content Officer, Derek Dingle’s recap of the highly anticipated National African…

By Derek T. Dingle

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CIA

CIA Director John Brennan on Diversifying the Agency

CIA Director John Brennan and Blacks in Government President Darlene Young discuss the CIA’s new initiative to drive diversity in the intelligence community

CIA Director John Brennan and Blacks in Government (BIG) president, Darlene Young, share plans to…

By Hailey Wallace

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Tulsa police

ACLU Calls Tulsa Police Cold Blooded Murderers and Bold-Faced Liars Following Terence Crutcher Shooting

The U.S. Department of Justice is asked to investigate, after Tulsa, O.K. police officers shoot and kill an unarmed black man

The U.S. Department of Justice has been asked to investigate the shooting death by Tulsa…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Freedman's Bank

U.S. Treasury To Host The Freedman’s Bank Forum

The Freedman’s Bank Forum will take place on Friday, September 23rd at the U.S. Department of Treasury…

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Amanda Marcotte, Maya Harris (Hillary Clintons Senior Policy Advisor) and Selena Hill

Clinton’s Policy Advisor Talks Police Reform, Weed

An interview with Hillary Clinton’s Senior Policy Advisor, Maya Harris

On Friday, September 9, Black Enterprise’s very own Selena Hill teamed up with Salon writer…

By Selena Hill

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chicago

The Black Lives That Impact More in Chicago

Community ownership, hope, and action for positive change

 
On average, 12 people are shot in Chicago every day. According to the Chicago Tribune,…

By John Hope Bryant

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presidential election

Congressional Leaders Hosts Town Hall On Impact of Presidential Election on African Americans

Black community needs to understand what's at stake and not sit on the sidelines come November

The black community has too much at stake in this Presidential election and cannot afford…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spotify and Mic Launch Video Series to Encourage Millennials to Vote

Spotify, Mic, and Headcount.org want to engage millennials with Clarify to spark conversation and encourage voting this election season

In an effort to engage millennials in voting this election season, Spotify and Mic launched…

By Kali Wilder

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Iyanla

Iyanla Tackles the ‘Angry Black Woman’ Myth in New Season of ‘Fix My Life’

In the season premiere of 'Iyanla: Fix My Life,' spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant invites eight women to her House of Healing, in an effort to analyze and debunk the "angry black woman" stereotype

In the premiere, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant invites eight women to move into a…

By Kali Wilder

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russian cyber attacks

Top Black Democrats Seek FBI Investigation of Trump Connections to Russian Cyber Attacks

House Representatives question interference with the U.S. presidential election

Top House Democrats sent a detailed letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting that the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SXSL

White House Introduces Its Own SXSW: SXSL

The White House will hold its own version of the Austin SXSW festival; South by South Lawn.

Inspired by the annual Austin-based film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest (SXSW), the…

By Samara Lynn

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us open chairman

Grit, Grind And Shine: US OPEN Chairman Shares What Everyone Needs To Know About Success

US Open Chairman Katrina M. Adams started her love for tennis at the age of six

As another US Open season gets underway in Flushing, Queens, thousands of fans, onlookers, and tennis pros…

By Maryann Reid

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Clinton blackface

Black Pastor Sends Clinton Blackface Tweet In Support Of Trump, Stands By His Message

Africans Americans have it so bad in this country that they need to vote for Trump

Televangelist and NOW Television Network CEO Pastor Rev. Mark Burns caused a social media firestorm…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Freedman's Bank

How U.S. Backed Banks Robbed Ex-Slaves of $66 Million

This historical analysis of the relationship between African Americans and banks underscores the significance of banking black today

Booker T. Washington, the Founder of the Tuskegee Institute and the son of slaves, once…

By Jared Brown

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black lives matter

[OP-ED] Dear Omari Hardwick: Black Lives Matter Is More Than A Hashtag

Movement has ignited a new generation to join the fight for black freedom

As a 28-year-old black woman dedicated to the advancement and liberation of people of color,…

By Selena Hill

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trump

Don’t Fall For Trump “Okeydoke”

While appearing to finally make the summer campaign pivot, Trump’s condescending approach in discussing African American issues could backfire

One week ago, Donald Trump announced he was dumping his presidential campaign leadership and bringing…

By Corey Ealons

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Kobe

Will Kobe Bryant’s $100 Million Tech Fund Capitalize Black Entrepreneurs?

Sports icon turned venture capitalist, Kobe Bryant, has the potential to set a powerful, influential example for other investors by investing in black-owned businesses

After retiring earlier this year, Kobe Bryant, the former NBA MVP, announced the launch of…

By Jared Brown

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Clinton blackface

Can Clinton Break Barriers for Black Businesses?

Presidential nominee lays out strategy to support entrepreneurship and small business growth

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

By Jared Brown

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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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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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