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TipHub To Hold Inaugural Diaspora Demo Day in Washington, D.C.

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RECAP: Who’s Who of Entertainment Gather to Celebrate ‘The Good Life,’ with Lexus

Black Enterprise hosts lifestyle event in the heart of Chelsea, New York City

Black Enterprise hosted The Good Life event, sponsored by Lexus, gathering top entertainers and influencers…

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Tiger Woods Slams ‘Golf Digest’ Magazine For Misreported Story

The Hall of Fame golfer was irate about the satirical piece

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NBC Nixes Show While TV Land Pulls All ‘Cosby Show’ Episodes

More trouble stems from sexual assault allegations

NBC and TV Land both have left the Bill Cosby business, as the latter pulled…

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Dwight Howard Being Investigated For Child Abuse

The 28-year-old is accused of abusing 7-year-old child

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard might be living it up at the top of the…

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Actress Janice Dickinson Accuses Cosby; Netflix Shelves Special

Another accusation while Netflix pulls the plug on actor's latest

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Don Lemon Sparks Outrage After Interview with Alleged Rape Victim

CNN host asks controversial questions of latest woman to speak out in Cosby scandal

Don Lemon has sparked outrage with his latest interview with Joan Tarshis, a publicist who…

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Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic No. 2 Cable Telepic of the Year

Film, which faced staunch criticism, got 3.2 million viewers during premiere

Despite many negative reactions and controversy, Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic had 3.2 million viewers, making it…

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Whoopi Goldberg Skeptical About Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

"I have a lot of questions for the lady," host says.

The legendary comedian, Whoopi Goldberg, is skeptical about her friend Bill Cosby and allegations of…

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New Study: White People Believe Blacks To Be ‘Magic’

Research finds a "super-humanization" bias toward people of color

A paper published by Social Psychological and Personality Science writes that White people demonstrate a…

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First Openly Gay Player, Michael Sam, Covers GQ Magazine

Co-Defensive Player of the Year nabs spot on 'Men of the Year 2014' list

The former St. Louis Ram defensive back, Michael Sam, has been named as a ‘Men…

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Harvard and University of North Carolina Sued Over Affirmative Action Policies

Lawsuit claims both university policies discriminate against white and Asian American students

A Texas-based nonprofit files a lawsuit against the affirmative action policies at Harvard and University…

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First Black PGA Golfer Earns Presidential Medal of Freedom

Charles L. Sifford has a legacy as an exemplary pioneer in the sport

President Obama to award Medal of Freedom to Charles L. Sifford, a black pioneer in…

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Prison Programmers: Inmates At San Quentin Learn How To Code

The Last Mile offers technical skill and know-how to those who desire it

With an 85% recidivism rate, inmates at San Quentin are said to have no hope…

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Petition Calls For Nature’s Classroom To End School Slavery Reenactments

Focus of school trip faces controversy that dates back 40 years

James and Sandra Bakers say their 12-year-old daughter was forced to play a cotton-picking slave…

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Twitter Celebrates Black Love As Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson

Jay Z, Beyoncé and Blue Ivy were present for New Orleans wedding

New Orleans was a hotspot as Solange Knowles got married at the Marigny Opera House…

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Black Enterprise 100s Business Icon Herman J. Russell Has Died

Business legend built the nation's largest black-owned real-estate and construction firm, and much of the Atlanta skyline

Herman J. Russell, who built the nation’s largest black-owned construction and real estate firm, died…

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Adam Silver Responds To NBPA Chief Michele Roberts

The NBA Commissioner defends salary cap

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver defends the salary cap in his response to NBPA Union Chief…

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White House Issues Report on Challenges Women of Color Face

Report highlight the progress made and challenges faced by women of color

White House releases new report that outlines ways to improve opportunities for women of color

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Rick Ross Bets $100,000 On Miami Heat Having a Better Record than Cavs

Are the Heat better than the Cavs? The Bawse thinks so!

Rick Ross, is willing to put $100,000 on the line, saying that the Heat will…

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NBA Union Chief Michele Roberts Calls For Drastic Changes

The first woman of the NBPA says owners don't matter

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NBA Star Blake Griffin Charged With Misdemeanor Battery

The 25-year-old power forward is due in court next month

Fresh off of an 89-85 lost to the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clipper power…

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Old FBI Letter Demonizes Martin Luther King, Jr.

The document berates King as an "evil, abnormal beast"

History buffs will be impressed to learn just how intent the government was in attempting…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kevin Hart to Star in ‘Central Intelligence’

The duo are already teasing their team-up on social media

All hands on deck! It appears that the Hollywood box office is going to be…

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The Video Game Industry Grows At Four Times The U.S. Economy

More than nine percent in real compound annual growth from 2009 to 2012

In a new report from the Entertainment Software Association and Economists Inc., the video game…

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Paper Mag Hoopla: Has Kanye West Ruined Kim Kardashian’s Brand?

Social media reacts to reality star's provocative mag cover

Kim Kardashian’s provocative cover has been the talk of the Web, with some wondering whether…

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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ Receives Standing Ovation At AFI Fest

Oprah Winfrey praised the director and actor David Oyelowo

Paramount’s Selma made a splash Tuesday night at the 2014 AFI Fest where it drew a…

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Apple’s Texting Fiasco Is Now a Lawsuit

Suit claims company violated an unfair competition law and blocked messages

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If you thought Apple’s text-eating iMessage bug was over, think again.
According to Reuters, Apple…

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Industrial Bank Marks 80th Anniversary With Small Business Grant

Nation's 6th largest, black-owned financial institution to award $80,000

Industrial Bank announced its Small Business Grant initiative in an effort to continue to provide…

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Russell Westbrook Launches ‘The Westbrook Frames Silver Series’ For The Masses

All four frames in the collection will be priced under $100

The eyewear game is about to get a little bit flashier, as Russell Westbrook, an…

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Bill Cosby Invite For Twitter Memes Leads to Ridicule

Sexual assault allegations continue to tarnish Hollywood heavyweight's brand

The legendary comedian, Bill Cosby, allowed Web users to create memes using his image, which…

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Piers Morgan: ‘Blacks Must Kill N-Word For It To Die’

Was the former CNN talking head right? Or was Twitter?

Newick, East Sussex, England’s own Piers Morgan earned another distinction in his long list of…

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Michelle Howard Becomes Navy’s First Female Four-Star Admiral

Pioneer was first black woman to serve as three-star officer in U.S. military

The Navy announced the promotion of Michelle Howard to four-star admiral, making her the first…

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Young Jeezy Inspires Youth at Juvenile Detention Center

Rapper takes time off his tour to inspire and empower

Young Jeezy visits Detroit juvenile detention center while on tour.

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Mountain Dew To Release Doritos-Flavored Soda

PepsiCo Inc. allowed colleges to try out their new "liquid-cheese" flavor

Mountain Dew has had its fair share of crazy flavors, but its latest may have…

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Redskins Trademark Canceled

Washington Redskins Suing Native American Group

Judge expected to give a ruling on reversing trademark board's removal of protections

After losing several trademarks Native American group, the Redskins have decided to sue to get…

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Whitney Houston’s First-Ever Live Performances Album Released Today

Features icon’s most memorable concert and television performances

“Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances” is being released today, Nov. 10, by Legacy Recordings,…

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Michael Brown’s Family: Darren Wilson Displayed ‘Brazen Confidence’ After Shooting

Parents continue to fight for justice after death of son

Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden say Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson knew he…

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Challenges Obama to Pickup Game

Marquis Jackson, 13, disputes the POTUS' hoop skills

South Side Chicago’s own Jackie Robinson West visited the White House, where 13-year-old Marquis Jackson…

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New Jersey Historian and Author Clement A. Price Dies at 69

Rutgers University professor leaves exemplary legacy in education

Rutgers professor and Newark Historian Clement Price, Ph.D., suffered a stroke at the Jewish Film…

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Prominent Pastor Myles Munroe and Wife Die in Plane Crash

Nine were reportedly on board in Grand Bahamas tragedy

Prominent pastor Myles Munroe, Ph.D., his wife, Ruth, died in a plane crash in the…

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Harry Belafonte Receives Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

The 87-year-old activist and actor continues to call for change in Hollywood

Harry Belafonte received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his continued and inspiring work to…

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Devon Still’s Daughter, Leah, Honored During Bengals vs Browns Game

She's battling stage 4 pediatric cancer

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle, Devon Still’s daughter, Leah, was honored at the recent Bengals game.…

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#PointerGate Goes Viral on Twitter

Assumptions about hand gestures goes totally awry

Mayor Betsy Hodges has come under fire by local law enforcement as she is said…

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[WATCH] David Oyelowo As MLK Stands Up Against Injustice In New Trailer

'Selma' opens in limited release on Dec. 25, before going nationwide Jan. 9

If you are a cinephile and love biopics then Ava DuVernay’s next project is sure…

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Army Changes Controversial ‘Negro’ Regulation

New policy states that "Black or African-American" are the only acceptable terms

The United States Army has come under fire for regulations that describe African Americans. It…

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Comedian Artie Lange Reprimanded for Social Media Jokes

Comedian targeted ESPN's Cari Champion; Network banned him

Artie Lange has been banned from bookings at ESPN after making a sex-slave joke about…

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Death with Dignity: Are You Aware of the Options?

The debate continues on the choice to end one's life

None of us really know how much we can take until we’re faced with an…

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College Graduate Breastfeeding Photos Cause Controversy

Two women's photos cause different reactions, one positive and one more negative

Karlesha Thurman and Jacci Sharkey are two women who posted breastfeeding photos that went viral.…

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Beyoncé Is Highest-Paid Female Music Star In the World

She's doubled her dollars by making us all holler!

Beyoncé Knowles led all female music superstars on Forbes highest-earning list.

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Mia Love is the first Black Republican Congresswoman

Mia Love Becomes First Black Republican Congresswoman

She also becomes the first Haitian American to win a Senate seat

Republican Mia Love became the first Black woman to be elected to Congress. She also…

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Utah Prosecutors Argue That Darrien Hunt’s Death Was Justified

Twenty-two-year-old was shot seven times by police

The death of Darrien Hunt, a 22-year-old Utah native who was shot by police, …

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Kelly Rowland Gives Birth to Boy

The singer welcomes son, Titan

Kelly Rowland gave birth to son Titan yesterday, and couldn’t be happier. At 7.5 pounds,…

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[WATCH]: Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx In New ‘Annie’ Trailer

Movie represents new take on Broadway and film classic

Quvenzhané Wallis, the star in the upcoming ‘Annie’ remake, belts out the classic tune “Tomorrow”…

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New Win For Marijuana: Washington, D.C. and Oregon Vote to Legalize Marijuana

Activists set sights on Federal recognition as DC, Oregon says Yes to weed

Activists set sights on federal recognition as Washington D.C and Oregon say yes to legalizing…

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Def Jam Partners With RESPECT Magazine For ’30 Days, 30 DJ’s, 30 Mixes’ Project

With iHeart Radio, you can hear history unfold

With us only four days into November, it seems that the celebration for Def Jam…

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Security Guard Fired After Taking Presidential Photo Speaks Out

CDC security contractor claims he was unjustly terminated after Obama visit

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According to reports, Kenneth Tate, a former security guard at the Centers for Disease…

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Adrian Peterson Will Plead No Contest

Reports: Adrian Peterson Will Plead No Contest

Minnesota Vikings running back may be reinstated

Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, will plead no contest to avoid an upcoming trial

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Michael Brown’s Parents Plan to Take Case To United Nations

Advocates pushing for 'global movement against excessive force by law enforcement'

Michael Brown’s parents plan to travel to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss their son’s case with…

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10 Election Day GIFs Advocating Your Right to Vote

Make sure your friends and family get out and vote

Today, Nov. 4, marks the moment that politicos and Americans have been waiting for: Election…

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Highest-Ranking African-American NYPD Officer Resigns

Phillip Banks III says no after being offered top post

NYPD Chief of Department Phillip Banks III says no to top job and resigns.

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Snoop Dog is a partner with Cuca Fresca

Snoop Dogg Partners With Beverage Brand Cuca Fresca

Artist becomes a shareholder with popular Brazilian drink company

Rapper/Entrepreneur, Snoop Dogg, has become a shareholder and partner with Cuca Fresca, a Brazilian alcoholic…

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Pharrell Williams And Robin Thicke Lose First Round Of ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

This could be the biggest cases of alleged song theft ever

The Gaye Family has won its first battle against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke in…

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The 10 Funniest Business Memes You Should See

Start your Monday off with a laugh at the job!

There is no shortage of hilarity when it comes to memes on the internet. From…

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[EXCLUSIVE]: Jamie Foster Brown Clears the Air About the State of Sister 2 Sister

Publisher says shifting focus to digital will only help with the brand's expansion

In an exclusive interview, Jamie Foster Brown discusses the state of Sister 2 Sister magazine.

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Top Twitter Reactions to Blue Ivy’s Halloween Costume

What did you think of the star child's costume?

Blue Ivy, the darling of Jay Z and Beyonce, dressed up as Michael Jackson for…

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OUTstanding CEOs: A Look At 10 Other Gay Corporate Industry Leaders

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't the only one "out and proud"

Professional executive network OUT-Standing In Business came to mind instantly after Apple CEO Tim Cook…

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Twitter Reactions To Apple CEO Tim Cook Coming Out As Gay

How did Tim Cook's decision affect others?!

If you haven’t read our story documenting Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out and being…

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United States Ranks Number 20 Globally for Women’s Equality

U.S. falls behind several less developed countries when it comes to women's equality

The World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report details that the United States falls in…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: “I’m Proud To Be Gay”

The 53-year-old business exec reveals all in an essay

In a revealing and very powerful essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook…

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Sister 2 Sister Magazine Files Bankruptcy

Publication to put a halt on print issues and focus more on its Website

Sister 2 Sister magazine files for bankruptcy and plans to focus more on its online…

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Controversial Or Nah?!: 5 Disney Princess Reimagined As Caucasian

Is this Tumblr artist's interpretation offensive or not?!

It is hard to gauge just how far we come as a human race when…

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Marvel Announces ‘Dr. Strange,’ ‘Captain Marvel’ And More In ‘Phase 3′ Plans

Get ready to throw your money at Marvel Studios again!

Yesterday was a great day for comic book and comic book movie fans, as Marvel…

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15 Twitter Reactions to Chadwick Boseman as ‘The Black Panther’

The '42' and 'Get On Up' star joins Marvel in a 5-picture deal

Celebrated actor Chadwick Boseman just scored a big coup with new role as T’Challa in…

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HBO to Lay Off About 7 Percent Of Workers

The cable network juggernaut plans to cut 150 employees

The cable network juggernaut, HBO, will trim the fat this week as 150 (7 percent)…

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Universities Uninvite African Journalists Due to Ebola Fear

Two southern universities cancel visitation trips from African journalists

Two southern universities uninvite African journalists due to Ebola fear

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The 5 Most Livable Countries For Comfort Seekers

Grab your suitcase and relocate to these restful places

We all seek comfort. It is a human necessity. From wanting a warm and cozy…

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WATCH: LeBron James Returns To Akron In New Sprite Commercial

The four time MVP embraces his hometown community

There are only a few days left until the 2014-15 NBA Season begins! With such…

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15 Twitter Reactions To Beyoncé And TopShop’s Joint Venture Company

The company will be called Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd.

Consider your morning already blessed and highly favored, as Sir Philip Green announced a 50/50…

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America’s Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges

Here's a look at institutions of huger ed that are increasing efforts to recruit low-income students

Over the last decade, dozens of colleges have proclaimed that recruiting a more economically diverse…

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Warner Bros. Partners With Reginald Hudlin For ‘Static Shock’ Live-Action Series

Details are incredibly sparse, but we're excited!

Warner Bros. is attempting to be the loud kid in the room, especially after Marvel’s…

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UPS To Raise Shipping Rates Up By 4.9%

The shipping company plans this to start this December

The United Parcel Service just announced Monday that shipping packages will cost a little bit…

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Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards Honors Black Girls Code Founder

STEM advocacy leader received the Social Progress Award

At the 2014 Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards 10 talented honorees including Black Girls Code…

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Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range

The county report concludes Brown was shot at close range

The unarmed black teen who was killed by a white police officer and has sparked…

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WATCH: ‘Dear White People’ Advocates For Racial Insurance

Covers everything except the N-word!

With Justin Simien’s Dear White People filling up theaters around the nation, there latest promo…

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Frans Johansson Prepares to Inspire at Plunge Conference

With November less than two weeks away, best-selling innovation author Frans Johansson is ready

With November less than two weeks away, Black Enterprise and Film Life are gearing up…

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Comedian Hannibal Buress Calls Bill Cosby ‘A Rapist’

Was the Comedy Central perform wrong for his joke?!

Funny man Hannibal Buress commands a stage whenever his presence is felt from state to…

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[REACTIONS] Beauty Business Boss Moves: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter

Consumers respond to news with mixed emotions, from cheers to disappointment

Beauty giant L’Oreal has acquired Carol’s Daughter, founded by Lisa Price, for an undisclosed amount,…

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National Association of Black Journalists Loses Support of CNN

President of the organization recently criticized the network

NABJ’s president, Bob Butler, loses support of CNN after criticizing their lack of diversity after…

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Maryland Voters Walk Out On President Obama

"Steady stream" of people head for exit while President rallies for Anthony Brown

President Obama making a rare appearance to support Maryland democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown just…

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WHO Declares Nigeria & Senegal Ebola Free

WHO: Many wealthy countries, with outstanding health systems, may have something to learn as well

When it comes to handling Ebola, some western nations may well be served taking a…

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15 Business Quotes For Every Successful Entrepreneur

The feeling of winning has never felt better

Greatness requires work, skill, a bit of luck, and a whole lot of faith. As…

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President Barack Obama’s Credit Card Was Declined

The president revealed that Michelle Obama picked up the check

The 44th President of the United States is widely the most parodied politician the world…

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Caribbean Nations Ban Travelers From Ebola-Hit Regions

Leaders taking stringent measures to keep virus away

They’ve been described as island paradises and some Caribbean nations want to keep it that…

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WATCH: Chris Rock Lists His Favorite Rappers In ‘Top Five’ Trailer

Is this Chris Rock's best film ever?!

After earning supreme praise from critics whom attended the Toronto International Film Festival, Chris Rock’s…

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Texas College Rejects Nigerian Students Due to Ebola

Navarro College denies international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases

Texas college in hot water for rejecting Nigerian students due to Ebola outbreak

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Ten Facts About the Ebola Virus

Be informed of this deadly disease

With the news of the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reaching…

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Chris Rock and Prince To Appear On SNL After Decades-Long Absence

The two titans set to appear Nov. 1

Prince and Chris Rock are making their enigmatic return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ after 20-plus…

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Fertility Faux Pas or Innovation? Should Companies Pay for Female Workers to Freeze Their Eggs?

Facebook and Apple agree to cover cost up to $20,000

Facebook and Apple have agreed to cover up to $20,000 of the cost for female…

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Chris Paul to Host the CP3 Foundation’s Event Advocating for Youth

Two Los Angeles-based organizations, L.A.’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz, will benefit

LA Clippers point guard, Chris Paul, will host a fundraiser for L.A.’s BEST and Leaps…

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Alicia Keys Heads Protests for kidnapped Nigerian girls

Alicia Keys Protests for Lost Nigerian Girls

After six months, kidnapped girls are still reported missing

Alicia Keys, citing the fact that she is a mother, holds a protest to bring…

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Millions To Take A Stand Against LGBT Teen Bullying On Oct 16

Everyone from Oprah to Laverne Cox is going purple in honor of Spirit Day

Millions will go purple on Spirit Day, October 16, in a stand against bullying and…

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Protesters Champion ‘Black Lives Matter’ at Monday Night Football Game

Efforts part of the 'Moral Monday'

Protesters fighting to raise awareness about 18-year-old Michael Brown championed ‘Black Lives’ at yesterday’s Monday…

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Cornel West, 49 Others, Arrested At Ferguson Protest

No reports on whether West posted bail, yet.

Civil rights activist and noted advocate against injustice, Cornel West, was among more than 49…

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Nigeria’s President Threatens To Sue Website That Ranked Him One of the Top 10 Richest

Website removes Goodluck Jonathan from richest African ruler list after litigation threat

The website Richest Lifestyle is feeling the wrath of Goodluck Jonathan, the president of Nigeria.
In…

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Amazon To Open Physical Store in New York City

The e-commerce giant's store will launch in midtown Manhattan

The e-commerce juggernaut will open up its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City. Amazon…

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Nene Leakes Makes More Than $1.5 Million Per ‘Atlanta Housewives’ Season

Rumor almost dispelled as reality TV hints about her salary

Nene Leakes, the outspoken ‘OG’ of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ is rumored to make more…

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Colin Kaepernick Fined $10,000 for Wearing Beats by Dre Headphones

San Fransisco 49ers player reprimanded for sporting non-sponsored gear

Colin Kaepernick wore bright pink Beats by Dre Headphones despite the NFL’s deal with Bose…

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Google’s Chief Fears That Surveillance Scandal Will ‘Break the Internet’

Chairman Eric Schmidt is concerned for our Internet safety

The United States surveillance scandal has frightened some big names within the tech world. They…

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REVIEW: Is ‘Dear White People’ Worth Your Precious Dollars?!

Justin Simien's Sundace-approved satire has sharp wit

When Dear White People, written and directed by first-time filmmaker Justin Simien, made its debut…

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Witnesses Monster’s Evolution

Evolve bridges the gap between influencers and 'Monsters'

Black Enterprise was on hand at New York’s The Standard NYC hotel to talk about…

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Spike Lee To Direct Documentary About Phil Jackson’s Triangle Offense

The die-hard Knicks fan breaks down the Triangle

With the NBA preseason in full swing, attention has quickly shifted to the maligned New…

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Kerry Washington to Star In Malcolm D. Lee’s ‘Is He the One?’

'Scandal' actress is taking her superstar talents back to the big screen

‘Scandal’ star, Kerry Washington, is bringing her talents back to the big screen in Malcolm…

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First 100 Days: Ras Baraka’s Journey and Milestones

A snapshot of Cory Booker's successor, as newly-minted Newark, N.J. leader looks back

Victories and setbacks for newly-minted Newark, N.J., mayor as he looks back on first chapter.

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New Study: Millennials Are Addicted to Their Smartphones

They use phones daily to text, tweet and do business from banking to shopping

Millennials are hooked on smartphone technology as witnessed everyday at restaurants, in traffic, and on…

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10 African Proverbs to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

From Xhosa to Ashanti, these quotes will inspire

In life and business, these African Proverbs can help you find motivation to achieve success.

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Stage, Screen, and Television Legend Geoffrey Holder Dies

The multifaceted performed was 84-years-old

Millennials may best remember this famed performer as Nelson from 1992′s Boomerang, but that was…

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Bestselling Author ‘Zane’ Files For Bankruptcy

Erotica writer owes $540,000 in back taxes

Kristina Laferne Roberts, better known as Zane, owes $540,000 in back taxes to the IRS.…

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10 Financial Institutions Hit By Hackers

These financial institutions suffered recent violations and data breaches

With the recent cases of Home Depot and JP Morgan being hacked, we take a…

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Coalitions: Prop 47 Set to Reverse Decades of Harm Caused By Mass Incarceration Of Minorities

Groups push California measure on November ballot to reduce prison population

California voters can help reverse over-incarceration and overcharging of low-level, nonviolent offenders, according to diverse…

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6 Black Men, 87 Children Between Them: Iyanla Vanzant Intervenes

Emotional national discussion about the responsibilities of fatherhood

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In an “Iyanla: Fix My Life” special television event on…

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Hilton Worldwide Sells Waldorf Astoria to Chinese Insurer For $1.95 Billion

Iconic hotel will undergo immediate renovations

New York City’s iconic Waldorf Astoria has been sold by its company, Hilton Worldwide, to…

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

The new NBA TV deal will bank $24 billion for the company, while exposing the…

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WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘i’ At Toronto’s We Day Festival

20,000 young minds expressed love for K. Dot

In front of 20,000 youth and educators supporting the wave, Kendrick Lamar took a break…

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10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America

Based on FBI data from all 17,000 agencies

Check out this list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America, according to crime data.

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Don King Breaches Contract and Sued for $2.4 Million for Canceled Fight

The Cleveland native had been sued for $2.4 million over canceled fight

Don King has been found liable by a U.S. District Court Judge and sued for…

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Jordan Davis Assailant, Michael Dunn, Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

The 47-year-old Floridian cited 'Stand Your Ground' but was found responsible.

47-year-old Michael Dunn has been found guilty of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis and will face…

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Hosted by MC Lyte, Loni Love, and Angelique Perrin, expansion set to begin Oct. 4

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

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CDC: First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S. Confirmed

Deadly virus has killed more than 3,000 in West Africa

We thought the battle against the Ebola virus was being waged in West Africa, but…

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Clear & Present Danger: Secret Service Fail President Twice

One armed intruder makes it into the White House; another rides elevator with the President

One armed intruder makes it deep into the White House, and another rides elevator with…

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PayPal to Split From eBay – Apple Pay Direct Competition

The fast growing e-commerce company is going its own way

Investors have reason to applaud the changing rules of the game as PayPal, the electronic…

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Twitter Reacts to Jesse Williams’ ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Boycott

The activist-actor calls on others to reject Ridley Scott's new movie

In Ridley Scott’s Exodus Gods and Kings movie, the director has gone historically inaccurate. Actor…

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10 Tweets Commemorating the #MikeBrownMemorial That You Should See

Social media serves up disdain for desecrating Mike Brown's memorial

Ferguson was again thrusted into the spotlight when Michael Brown’s memorial was torched. Twitter responded…

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President Obama Addresses Michael Brown Shooting At Congressional Black Caucus Dinner

Events are having "corrosive effect on the nation," Obama says

President Obama was speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus dinner where he addressed the Michael…

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10 Best States for Black Household Wealth

These places are full of the best household incomes for Blacks

As we all know, African Americans are the predominate force consuming products in the country.…

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WATCH: Video Shows Police Shooting at John Crawford III

Were the cops right? Or wrong? Speak on it below!

Video shows more detail into the shooting death of John Crawford III.

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Twitterverse Explodes Over Presidential “Latte Salute”

Avalanche of criticism descends after President salutes with coffee cup in hand

Avalanche of criticism descends after President salutes with coffee cup in hand.

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Jeff Taylor Arrested for Domestic Violence

Charlotte Hornets’ Jeff Taylor Charged with Domestic Assault

As the controversy from the NFL continues, the NBA is hit with this news

As the NFL is reeling from its own domestic violence issues, the NBA gets hit…

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Petition Demands Retraction of NY Times’ Op-Ed on Shonda Rhimes

Civil rights group wants publication to fix broken editing process

The ColorofChange.org is demanding that beyond expressing remorse The New York Times needs to take…

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New York Times First Black Executive Editor Opens Up About Diversity in the Newsroom

Dean Baquet speaks on his obligation to diversify his staff

New York Times first black executive editor, Dean Baquet, addresses the need for more diversity…

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Resign From Office

The 63-year-old will announce his departure later today

Breaking news from Washington, D.C., finds Attorney General Eric Holder resigning from his position.
According to…

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10 Web Reactions to The New York Times’ ‘Angry Black Woman’ Op-Ed

Gladiators united to support 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

Last week, Shonda Rhimes was embroiled in a tête-à-tête with the New York Times over…

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Top 20 Colleges Minting the Most Billionaires

These schools have educated the world's most wealthy

These higher learning institutions around the world have educated the most wealthy people in the…

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Survey: 62% of Employers Believe Minimum Wage Should Be Increased

Majority of people earning minimum wage struggle to make ends meet

A nationwide survey was conducted to determine the number of employers in favor of increasing…

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Top of the Upper Class: 155 New Billionaires Minted in 2014

Few people of color: 2 are African American and several hail from Africa

Michael Jordan and other new faces join the billionaire club, bringing total accumulated wealth to…

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Shaun King Exposes Ferguson PD Lies About Michael Brown Case

Thomas Jackson and his ilk have some explaining to do

The Internet is truly a wonderful creation. It’s reach knows no bounds or limitations. Whether…

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Obama Administration to Launch New Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

White House to launch new "It's On Us" campaign on Sept. 19

Obama administration plans to expand on its efforts to prevent sexual assault on college campuses…

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Nick Cannon Sports $2 Million Shoes on Red Carpet

Social media critics slam him; Entertainment powerhouse says he'll donate for charity

Nick Cannon recently wore $2 million diamond shoes to the finale of America’s Got Talent.…

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New Kendrick Lamar Single Artwork Builds Anticipation For Sophomore Album

The cryptic cover art has everyone guessing what K.Dot is up to

For those not keeping score, Top Dawg’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith announced a few months…

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Diversity MBA Leadership Conference Addresses Workplace Diversity in Crisis

White women are better represented today in corporate America, but people of color are not

Workplace diversity is in crisis, according to reports. White women are better represented today in…

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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