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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

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

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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,…

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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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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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a day without women

A Day Without a Woman: What Black Women Really Think

Is A Day Without a Woman for everyone, or only the chosen few?

Learn about A Day Without A Woman and why millions of women across the country…

By Maryann Reid

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Empathy

Reflecting During a Day of Empathy and the Fight to Raise the Age

With a little empathy, we can put an end to the vicious cycle created by the prison industrial complex, and give children justice instead of juries

At the Day of Empathy town hall, I saw a way to put an end…

By Stanley Fritz

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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gender

Meeting the Needs of Sex and Gender Minority Youth

Minority youth are turning to online resources in search of a supportive, validating community

New study shows that sexual and gender minority youth are turning to online resources in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Barack

A Look Back: President Barack Obama’s Prominent B.E. Covers

Black Enterprise honors the legacy of our President

Take a nostalgic look back on the Black Enterprise covers President Barack Obama has graced…

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age tax

Congress Wants to Charge This Age Thousands of Dollars More for Health Insurance

AARP has launched a campaign urging Congress to oppose the age tax

Under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), health insurance issuers are allowed to vary rates…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nationwide Business Shut Down for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest

The combination boycott/strike highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S

But business owners and immigrant workers are willing to sacrifice income to make their point…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Denmark Vesey

Black History Month: Insurrection Leader Denmark Vesey

An educated, successful freed man would have led the most successful slave revolt in the U.S.

Nine years before Nat Turner led the 1831 slave revolt in America, Denmark Vesey was…

By Selena Hill

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black love

Celebrating Black Love in the Limelight

Five black power couples that exude the beauty of black love

Although every relationship has its ups and downs, somehow, these couples have managed to tough…

By Selena Hill

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president

Black History Month: The Son of a Slave Who Ran for President

George Edwin Taylor was the first African American to be nominated to run for president

Learn more about George Edwin Taylor, the first African American to be nominated to run…

By Selena Hill

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Valentine's

In Case You Missed It: Prepare For Valentine’s Day

Get ready for Valentine's Day with these gift ideas and advice

Here’s a roundup of some of the best Valentine’s Day-themed content published here on Black…

By Selena Hill

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police violence

A New Look at Police Violence Against Black Women

New book "Invisible No More" looks at how women of color are affected by racial profiling and police brutality

Black lesbian immigrant and police-misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie has penned a new book that documents…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Astronaut

Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

By Selena Hill

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

By Selena Hill

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black

I Found Racism In A Country That’s 98% Black

Because white supremacy seems to exist in every corner of the world

During our program in Ghana, I watched as he came face to face with a…

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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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