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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2016: The Fight Is Not Over

December 1, 2016 marks the 28th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, which is observed every…

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national day

Show Up and Stand Up for America

Showing up with integrity is the best way to overcome adversity, regardless of who is president

We can’t do anything about the election results, but we have a responsibility to show…

By Cameka Smith

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Shirley

#UNameIt: Shirley Caesar’s Big Social Media Payout

The gospel legend is cashing out on the viral meme, sampled from her classic song "Hold My Mule"

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of DJ Suede, also known as “the Remix…

By Bil Carpenter

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Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel and LeBron James Call Out Phil Jackson on ‘Posse’ Remark

Gumbel says sports commentators routinely disrespect black athletes

LeBron James recently let it be known that he has lost all respect for Phil…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sandra Bland

Geneva Reed-Veal, Mother of Sandra Bland, Is Fighting On

She continues her fight for justice

Geneva Reed-Veal opened about losing her daughter while she was in police custody last year…

By The Shadow League

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Kanye West

Lessons From Kanye West About What NOT to Do in Business

Though the ultimate cause of Kanye West's recent antics may still be up for debate, these errors in judgement are still a cautionary tale about professionalism

After praising Donald Trump, telling black people to “stop focusing on racism,” trashing Jay-Z and…

By Selena Hill

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popular vote

Stop Focusing on Clinton Winning the Popular Vote

It's time to face facts and accept the truth; stop analyzing and start strategizing

To those questioning the fairness of Clinton losing the election despite getting more than 1.5…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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international students

Are International Students in Trump’s Crosshairs?

The higher ed community is concerned about restricted access for international students under Trump's presidency

Throughout his campaign, Donald J. Trump spoke disparagingly of immigrants. His calls to “ban” Muslims…

By Robin White Goode

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new year

How to Key Up For Success In the New Year

Here's how to gear up for a successful year

Welcome in the new year with open arms by implementing the following three strategies that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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transgender

Transgender Awareness Week: #SayHerName

Centering black trans and queer women in the movement for black liberation

Last year was the deadliest on record for the trans community. In 2015, 21 transgender…

By Black Enterprise

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for-profit

For-Profit Stocks Rise With Trump’s Election

Predatory schools happy to see Republicans in charge

You may not be surprised to learn that the day after the election, for-profit stocks…

By Robin White Goode

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president

Yes, He Is Our President: Now Let’s Fight, Organize and Protect Our Interests

We may have lost the battle for freedom, equality, and love on Election Day, but the war is not over

The best way to fight the system is to get involved: join an organization, help…

By Selena Hill

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missteps

Hillary Clinton’s 10 Missteps in the 2016 Election

A closer look as to how Hillary lost this election, according to Republican strategist John Burnett

Secretary Clinton and her cohort’s made some critical missteps, which helped aid Trump’s victory. Take…

By John Burnett

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Melania

The Real Reason Melania Won, Not Trump

Is Melania Trump the real winner in all of this?

Find out the real reason Donald Trump won the Presidential Election and what Melania Trump…

By Maryann Reid

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Gwen Ifill

Renowned Black Journalist and PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies at 61

The respected journalist will be sorely missed in media

“PBS NewsHour” and “Washington Week” TV anchor Gwen Ifill passed away Monday following a long…

By Selena Hill

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President-elect

Ask Sheree: Dealing With Post-Election Fear and Anger

Channel your post-election energy from anger and fear into taking action

Many people are deeply concerned, angry, frustrated and afraid of what will happen to us…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Veteran

91-Year-Old Veteran Fights Two Wars and Becomes Crusader

The inspiring story of Marvin Gilmore

Marvin Gilmore is a World War II veteran, who fought for the U.S. while fighting racism…

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global

Executive Leadership Council at 30: Push for Global Business Diversity

Highlights from the 30th anniversary celebration of the Executive Leadership Council

Highlights from the 30th Anniversary of the Executive Leadership Council, the leading organization of black…

By Derek T. Dingle

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social issues

These Companies Are Stepping Up To Talk About Social Issues

They're creating environments where diverse employees and opinions are valued

Companies like TIAA and General Mills are engaging their employees in conversation about diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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House

Democrats Seek Control of US House of Representatives

Will Dems be able to gain 30 seats and win control of the House on Election Day?

The best chance for Dems to win control of the House is in a presidential…

By John Burnett

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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