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Barack

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

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…

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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…

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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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Rosa Parks

Black History Month: Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks

Quotes and little known facts about the civil rights leader

BE celebrates Rosa Parks, a legendary civil rights leader and a key player in the…

By Selena Hill

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Trump

3 Ways Trump Can Revitalize Minority Communities

Public-private partnerships and tax incentives for urban redevelopment are components of revitalization for minority communities

We must demand him to provide focused leadership in our communities by having him establish…

By Shawn Baldwin

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Eldridge Cleaver

Black History Month: Black Panther Party Leader Eldridge Cleaver

Cleavers contributions to the Black Panther Party helped the group become a national sensation

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer, political activist, and one of the early leaders of the…

By Selena Hill

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natural hair

Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

A new study proves women of color with natural hairstyles face the most biases

Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Trump Presidency

Two Different American Realities Under Trump Presidency

Poll shows how Trump and Clinton supporters live in vastly two different worlds

As far as Trump supporters are concerned he is indeed helping to make American great…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Moonlight

Black LGBTQ Film ‘Moonlight’ Scores 8 Oscar Noms Among Record Year in Diversity

Best film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay are among the top category nominations

Moonlight, a coming-of-age drama about gay African American man in Miami, has garnered eight Oscar…

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Trump’s “Mediocre Negroes” Aren’t Helping Our Community

You wouldn't call a firefighter to fix a flat tire, so why would Trump reach out to a comedian or rapper to address racial issues?

After meeting with Trump, Steve Harvey, Kanye West, and Jim Brown walked away with a…

By Stanley Fritz

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rosalind brewer

Former Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer Joins Starbucks Corporate Board

Starbucks now becomes one of the most diverse corporate boards

Find out how Rosalind Brewer’s recent appointment as one of Starbuck’s corporate directors now makes…

By Safon Floyd

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Stacey Dash

4 Ways Stacey Dash Can Bounce Back After Being Fired From Fox

After being dropped from her gig on 'Fox News,' here are a few career options Dash could consider for her next steps

It’s not clear if Stacey Dash has any upcoming projects or gigs, but we shouldn’t…

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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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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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