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Cornel West Disappointed in President Obama’s Use of MLK’s Bible

Dr. Cornel West speaks out against President Obama being sworn in using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s bible.

Cornel West expresses disappointment in President Obama during panel at George Washington University.

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Alicia Keys Plans Her Own Version of the National Anthem for Super Bowl

Is that a risky move?

The Super Bowl takes place in New Orleans, Sunday, Feburary 3rd and it features a…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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A Diminishing Legacy: Postal Job Cuts Threaten Black Middle Class

Budget cuts lead to more economic challenges for minority workers

U.S. Postal Service having eliminated 168,000 jobs since 2006. More cuts are expected, meaning more…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Jennifer Hudson: “American Idol Should go out on Top”

The former contestant thinks it's time for the show to end

Do you agree?

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Black Viewers Boost OWN’s Ratings

Are black folks saving OWN?

Analyst says new shows appealing to African-Americans have saved Oprah’s once fledgling network

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former Miss America Says her Seat was Moved Because She’s Black

Former Miss America, Ericka Dunlap, claims producers removed her from her seat during the Miss America pageant

Is she making a big deal out of this?

By Amber McKynzie

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Lupe Fiasco Thrown Off-Stage During Inaugural Concert

Organizers say they're all for free speech but Lupe went on for too long

Rapper Lupe Fiasco delivers anti-Obama speech and song at Inauguration party and is asked to…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Russell Simmons and Rev. Run Accused of Cheating Business Partner

Rev Run's "Pastry" Shoe Line is worth 50 million

A business partner in Rev. Run Athletics “Pastry” Shoe Line accuses Simmons brothers of hiding…

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted for Bribery

Nagin is the first New Orleans mayor to be indicted on federal corruption charges in the town's entire 295-year history

Former mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has been indicted by a federal grand jury…

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Dick Gregory Calls Spike Lee Out on “Django Unchained” Comments

It seems as if Spike Lee is all by himself regarding his comments on Django Unchained

Do you agree with Gregory?

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“Diff’rent Strokes” Star Conrad Bain Dead at 89

Was this one of your favorite shows growing up?

Bain died in his home in California

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Robin Roberts Plans Her Return to GMA in February

Popular Good Morning America host is making a successful return to ABC

Do you watch GMA?

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Join us Tuesday at 11a.m. for a Twitter Chat with Comedienne Sommore

The popular comedienne chats with our Black Enterprise audience about anything and everything.

She will talk about her career as a comedian, tips on entering the business, and…

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Is “Olivia Pope” Just Another Reality Show Chick?

Do you think Scandal's Olivia Pope is a class act or not?

Scandal’s Olivia Pope is compared to the home-wrecking “wh****” of reality TV

By Makkada B. Selah

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Why Doesn’t Skin Bleaching go Away?

One in three women on the African continent use skin lighteners

A new report shows skin bleaching on the African continent is rampant

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Ft. Lauderdale Airport Janitor Finds $13k, iPad; Turns it in

What would you have done?

An airport janitor finds valuables left behind by a passenger and immediately turns them in.

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CEO: “I Will Start Killing People if Obama Introduces Tighter Gun Control”

CEO calls Obama a "dictator," posts a ranting video online

One CEO says he’s willing to go to outrageous lengths to protect his right to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Can Celebrities Keep Their Privacy?

Does being a public figure mean you have to give up your privacy?

What do you think of the lack of privacy celebrities have?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Kobe Bryant’s Ex-Wife Selling Post-Divorce Mansion for $3.2 Million

Kobe Bryant's ex-wife sells one of three million-dollar mansions obtained from her divorce.

Vanessa Bryant finally signs off on paper work to sell her million-dollar Newport Beach mansion.

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Freeway Ricky Ross Takes Rapper Rick Ross to Court

Maybach Music Group CEO being sued for allegedly stealing the name and life of former drug dealer Freeway Ricky Ross

Do you think the rapper should change his name?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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