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Kato Kaelin Says O.J. Did Kill Nicole Brown Simpson Slighted Mistress Creates Documentary for Film Festival Go Figure, Soul Food Tied to High Blood Pressure Cari Champion To Host ESPN’s First Take Racist? Student Wants White Student Union at University 100 Black Influencers to Know in 2012 Football Star Brian Banks Inks Deal With Las Vegas Locomotives Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access Chad Johnson: ‘I’m Taking Anger Management Classes’ Floyd Mayweather Jr. Ordered to Pay Manny Pacquiao $114,000 in Lawsuit African American Male Graduation Rates Continue to Lag Anthony Mackie To Play Marvel African American Superhero Tests Show Only George Zimmerman’s DNA On Handgun Four Assailants Attack Bronx Laundry Clerk With Sticks [Video] Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada Officially Divorced Chicago’s Teachers Strike Comes To An End Terrell Owens Made $28 a Hour in Short Time With Seahawks 5 Reasons Usher’s Relationship With His Mom is Weird Black Colleges Receive $228 Million From U.S. Government 25 Worst Cities For Black Youth Murderer of Niecy Nash’s Brother, Strikes Again On the Poor and Minorities: Mitt Romney’s Top 5 Side-Eye Moments Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Panera Bread Employee Settled Brooklyn City Councilman Shoved at OWS Anniversary Rally Usher to Replace Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo on ‘The Voice’ Mitt Romney Secret Video: Obama Voters ‘Dependent on Government’ Manager Of Violent 13-Year-Old Chicago Rapper Speaks Out Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wanted in Rape of Woman Three Men Accused of Stealing From Chuck Berry’s Home Interracial Dating: More Latina Women Look Outside Their Race ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia on Behalf of Ku Klux Klan Lebron James Nike Shoes To Hit Retail At $270 Teacher Kicks Girl Out of Classroom, Says Brown Tights Looked Nude Rapper Juvenile Pleads Not Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Arrest Bodybuilder With “Popeye Arms” Breaks Guinness Record For Biceps Do Young People Care About the Media? Jay-Z, Will Smith To Executive Produce Angela Davis Documentary Black Muslim Designer Taps Dominican Orphan Model for Fashion Week Shooting at Morgan State University Racist Display Prompts Investigation in Los Angeles Hospital McNair Scholars Program Fights to Keep Funding Bob Dylan Says Slavery Ruined America Usher to Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Talks Divorce AEG Drops Michael Jackson Insurance Claim Randy Jackson Back on American Idol as Judge Bobby Brown Taping Reality Show With New Wife Russell Simmons to Jay-Z: “Support Occupy Wall Street” FAMU Denies Responsibility In Hazing Death of Student Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics 96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’ Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!” Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg New Project to Empower African American Girls Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54 Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’ Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments The White House Releases Beer Recipes Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88 NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler Evelyn Lozada Says She’s ‘Afraid,’ Chad Johnson ‘Needs to Get Help’ Stevie Wonder on Frank Ocean: ‘People Think They’re Gay, They’re Confused’ Writer Danyel Smith Pens Obit to Rap Mogul Chris Lighty Anti-Obama Signs In Massachusetts Stir Controversy Melissa Harris-Perry’s New Orleans House Destroyed by Hurricane Isaac Randy Jackson is Out as ‘American Idol’ Judge Gabby Douglas Told to Get a Nose Job by Gym Staffer Oprah to Co-Host ‘Good Morning America’ in Robin Roberts Absence Black CNN Camerawoman Talks About Peanut Throwing Incident Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead Brooklyn Politician Calls Neighborhood, “Negrohood” In Email Olympian Gabby Douglas Set To Launch A Gymnastics Tour Michelle Obama Tells Letterman She ‘Tends Not To Watch’ RNC GLAAD Calls for More LGBT Diversity on TV Networks Blacks With College Degrees Live Longer David Chalian Says Romney Doesn’t Mind ‘Black People Drowning’, Fired by Yahoo Ohio Governor: ‘Blacks Can Come From The Streets And Own Businesses’ Sherman Hemsley’s Body Still Frozen, Not Buried Weeks After Death Gym Denies Gabby Douglas’ Claims Of Racism, Bullying Jennifer Hudson To Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter Oprah Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity List Is This Michelle Obama Magazine Cover Racist? Gabby Douglas Tells Oprah She Was Bullied, Called ‘Slave’ Camden To Disband Police Department NAACP Urges Police to Stop Macing Students Robin Roberts to Begin Medical Leave Friday Usher’s Ex-Wife Tameka to Appeal Custody Decision Anti-Obama Documentary Earns Big at Box Office Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV? Tameka Loses Court Battle, Usher Gets Primary Custody Afro-Punk Festival Returns for 8th Year of Rock, Food and Fun Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae To Perform at Afro-Punk Festival Newark Mayor Cory Booker for New Jersey Governor? Michelle Obama to Promote Health Initiative on Dr. Oz Lil’ Wayne’s “I don’t like New York” Comment Angers Senator Hampton University Business School Bans Dreadlocks RNC Coverage: Condoleezza Rice, Tara Wall Confirmed for NBC, TV One Roundtable Artist Creates Tribute with ‘Freedom Fighters’ Exhibit Poll: Romney Gets Zero Percent Support from Black Voters Alleged Threats Against Obama, Leads To Arrest Unheard Martin Luther King Jr. Audio Found in Attic FAMU Halftime to Replace Marching Band With Musical Artists Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Arrested for DUI Condoleezza Rice, First Black Woman To Join Prestigious Golf Club Poll Says New York Police Favor Whites Over Blacks Death Of Handcuffed Man In Police Custody Ruled A Suicide NABJ Protests Minority Journalist Presidential Debate Exclusion Toure Apologizes For N-Word Use In Mitt Romney Discussion Toure Under Fire For Race-Baiting Comments About Romney Poll Shows NYC Racially Divided Over NYPD’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy Woman Who Provides Children Free Lunches Faces $600 Fine Government Agency Pays Prison Labor Less Than $1 An Hour D.C. Students Being Paid To Attend Summer School African Grandmothers Grow Popular Drug To Support Families Man Sues Store For Forcing Black Man To Bag His Groceries Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88 Afrika Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar Why Did This 5-Month-Old Girl’s Hair Get Straightened? First Lady Michelle Obama Teases Gabby Douglas’ Love For Fast Food Bond No.9 Perfume Shop Hit With Shocking Racism Lawsuit Black Enterprise’s Marc Lamont Hill Selected As Huffington Post Live Host 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabby Douglas VH1 Cancels Evelyn Lozada And Chad Johnson Reality Show Black Scholar Defends “White Power” Music: “It’s The Same As Hip-Hop” More Black Women Going Bankrupt [Report] Hair Braider Wins Lawsuit Challenging Utah Rules Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Her Hometown

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Kato Kaelin Says O.J. Did Kill Nicole Brown Simpson

Kato Kaelin comes forward close to 20 years later

Kato Kaelin comes forward close to 20 years later

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Slighted Mistress Creates Documentary for Film Festival

Wilkins plans to show the world how Phillips did her wrong

Wilkins plans to show the world how Phillips did her wrong

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Go Figure, Soul Food Tied to High Blood Pressure

Are genetics to blame?

Are genetics to blame?

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Cari Champion To Host ESPN’s First Take

Former reporter for the Tennis Channel gets new gig

Former reporter for the Tennis Channel gets new gig

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Racist? Student Wants White Student Union at University

What's your take on this student's attempt to create a white student union?

What’s your take on this student’s attempt to create a white student union?

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100 Black Influencers to Know in 2012

See who made the much talked about list

See who made the much talked about list

By Black Enterprise

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Football Star Brian Banks Inks Deal With Las Vegas Locomotives

After exoneration in rape case, football star signs deal

After exoneration in rape case, football star signs deal

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

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Chad Johnson: ‘I’m Taking Anger Management Classes’

After headbutting ex-wife, Johnson on path to suppress his rage

After headbutting ex-wife, Johnson on path to suppress his rage

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Ordered to Pay Manny Pacquiao $114,000 in Lawsuit

Money Mayweather ordered to pay penalty in defamation lawsuit

Money Mayweather ordered to pay penalty in defamation lawsuit

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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African American Male Graduation Rates Continue to Lag

Improved graduation rates still pale in comparison to white counterparts

Improved graduation rates still pale in comparison to white counterparts

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Anthony Mackie To Play Marvel African American Superhero

Young actor to play Sam Wilson "The Falcon"

Young actor to play Sam Wilson “The Falcon”

By Sasha King

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Tests Show Only George Zimmerman’s DNA On Handgun

What does this mean for the case?

What does this mean for the case?

By Black Enterprise

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Four Assailants Attack Bronx Laundry Clerk With Sticks [Video]

Suspects ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash

Suspects ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash

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Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada Officially Divorced

Is this truly the end for this couple?

Is this truly the end for this couple?

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago’s Teachers Strike Comes To An End

7 days of fighting comes to an end

7 days of fighting comes to an end

By Sasha King

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Terrell Owens Made $28 a Hour in Short Time With Seahawks

Owens earned $4,300 in short time with team

Owens earned $4,300 in short time with team

By Black Enterprise

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5 Reasons Usher’s Relationship With His Mom is Weird

During Oprah interview, viewers found Usher's relationship with mom weird

During Oprah interview, viewers found Usher’s relationship with mom weird

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black Colleges Receive $228 Million From U.S. Government

HBCUs to receive additional funding for campus expansion and train faculty

HBCUs to receive additional funding for campus expansion and train faculty

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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25 Worst Cities For Black Youth

Government loses as disconnection among youth rises

Government loses as disconnection among youth rises

By Sasha King

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Murderer of Niecy Nash’s Brother, Strikes Again

Robert Lee Heard is accused of killing his wife

Robert Lee Heard is accused of killing his wife

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On the Poor and Minorities: Mitt Romney’s Top 5 Side-Eye Moments

Republican candidate lands in hot water again after new video released

As Republican Mitt Romney lands in hot water again for controversial remarks, take a look…

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Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Panera Bread Employee Settled

Franchisee Sam Covelli has settled with former employee Guy Vines for $76,000 on charges of discrimination.

Franchisee Sam Covelli has settled with former employee Guy Vines for $76,000 on charges of…

By Sasha King

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Brooklyn City Councilman Shoved at OWS Anniversary Rally

One year anniversary of OWS doesn't go without controversy

One year anniversary of OWS doesn’t go without controversy

By Sasha King

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Usher to Replace Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo on ‘The Voice’

The 'Climax' singer will join show's 4th season

The ‘Climax’ singer will join show’s 4th season

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Mitt Romney Secret Video: Obama Voters ‘Dependent on Government’

Romney makes inflammatory claims against Obama supporters

Romney makes inflammatory claims against Obama supporters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Manager Of Violent 13-Year-Old Chicago Rapper Speaks Out

Is this man leading a child down the wrong path?

Is this man leading a child down the wrong path?

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Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wanted in Rape of Woman

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Three Men Accused of Stealing From Chuck Berry’s Home

Men arrested for theft from rock and roll singer's home

Men arrested for theft from rock and roll singer’s home

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Interracial Dating: More Latina Women Look Outside Their Race

While the social climate is perverse, more women date outside their race

While the social climate is perverse, more women date outside their race

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia on Behalf of Ku Klux Klan

KKK's bigot history is a grave concern for the state's highway program

KKK’s bigot history is a grave concern for the state’s highway program

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lebron James Nike Shoes To Hit Retail At $270

Nike spokesperson confirms price less than previously reported

Nike spokesperson confirms price less than previously reported

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Teacher Kicks Girl Out of Classroom, Says Brown Tights Looked Nude

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Rapper Juvenile Pleads Not Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Arrest

Brawl at popular Miami nightclub led to rapper's arrest

Brawl at popular Miami nightclub led to rapper’s arrest

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Bodybuilder With “Popeye Arms” Breaks Guinness Record For Biceps

Bodybuilder has arms as large as a man's waist

Bodybuilder has arms as large as a man’s waist

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Do Young People Care About the Media?

New book discusses disconnect between millennials and the media

New book discusses disconnect between millennials and the media

By Sasha King

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Jay-Z, Will Smith To Executive Produce Angela Davis Documentary

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith show interest in film

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith show interest in film

By Sasha King

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Black Muslim Designer Taps Dominican Orphan Model for Fashion Week

Designer makes orphan model's dream come true

Designer makes orphan model’s dream come true

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Shooting at Morgan State University

Victim is shot on campus, shooter flees

Victim is shot on campus, shooter flees

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Racist Display Prompts Investigation in Los Angeles Hospital

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

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It’s no secret that the cost to attend college can be quite expensive. As a result, most students heading back to school or those heading away for home for the first time will rely heavily on student loans and financial aid. While this assistance is a welcome safety blanket for those with limited funds, it also begins the cycle of post-grad debt. In an effort to help steer students in the right direction, here are six options for new graduates looking for debt relief. —Kahliah A. Laney

McNair Scholars Program Fights to Keep Funding

The federal program for minority students faces $10 million cut

The McNair Scholars Program, one of eight TRIO programs funded through the Department of Education…

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Bob Dylan Says Slavery Ruined America

Dylan dished on racism and slavery in Rolling Stone interview

Dylan dished on racism and slavery in Rolling Stone interview

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Usher to Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Talks Divorce

The singer opens up on personal life for the first time

The singer opens up on personal life for the first time

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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AEG Drops Michael Jackson Insurance Claim

Company drops insurance claim days after suspicious emails

Company drops insurance claim days after suspicious emails

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Randy Jackson Back on American Idol as Judge

Show's producers are in desperate need to fill judge seats

Show’s producers are in desperate need to fill judge seats

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Bobby Brown Taping Reality Show With New Wife

It's his prerogative!

Bobby Brown is reportedly taping for a new reality show with new wife Alicia Etheredge,…

By Sasha King

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Russell Simmons to Jay-Z: “Support Occupy Wall Street”

Simmons schools Jay-Z on the OWS movement

Simmons schools Jay-Z on the OWS movement

By Sasha King

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FAMU Denies Responsibility In Hazing Death of Student

University says Robert Champion was responsible for his actions

University says Robert Champion was responsible for his actions

By Sasha King

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Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing

The 'Green Mile' actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

The ‘Green Mile’ actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records

Zimmerman's attorney looking into Trayvon Martin's past

Zimmerman’s attorney looking into Trayvon Martin’s past

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

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Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

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Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight

When she couldn't put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a change

When she couldn’t put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a…

By Sasha King

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Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

By Sasha King

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96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

By Sasha King

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Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

By Sasha King

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Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper's murder

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper’s murder

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’

The conservative host uses the mic to attack the president

The conservative radio host uses mic to attack the president

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings

Kelly Ripa's new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

Kelly Ripa’s new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community

The music industry's brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

The music industry’s brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!”

Former football "giant" takes on morning television

Former football “giant” takes on morning television

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Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

By Sasha King

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Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

By Sasha King

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Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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New Project to Empower African American Girls

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

By Sasha King

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Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan were secretly engaged

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan had plans to wed in January.

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Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

By Sasha King

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Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

By Sasha King

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan

Things you may not have known about the late actor

Things you may not have known about the late actor

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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The White House Releases Beer Recipes

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide

The hip-hop mogul's estranged wife says they did not fight

The hip-hop mogul’s estranged wife says they did not fight

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Evelyn Lozada Says She’s ‘Afraid,’ Chad Johnson ‘Needs to Get Help’

Reality star says estranged husband needs 'help'

Reality star says estranged husband needs ‘help’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder on Frank Ocean: ‘People Think They’re Gay, They’re Confused’

The Motown legend shared his thoughts on homosexuality

The Motown legend shared his thoughts on homosexuality

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Writer Danyel Smith Pens Obit to Rap Mogul Chris Lighty

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anti-Obama Signs In Massachusetts Stir Controversy

Ads targeting the president take anti-ad campaigns to new lows

Ads targeting the president take anti-ad campaigns to new lows

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Melissa Harris-Perry’s New Orleans House Destroyed by Hurricane Isaac

The MSNBC host says home was her 'dream'

The MSNBC host says home was her ‘dream’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Randy Jackson is Out as ‘American Idol’ Judge

Show's favorite is set to leave judge's seat to serve as mentor

Show’s favorite is set to leave judge’s seat to serve as mentor

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Gabby Douglas Told to Get a Nose Job by Gym Staffer

The 'golden girl' said she was told her nose was not flat enough

The ‘golden girl’ said she was told her nose was not flat enough

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Oprah to Co-Host ‘Good Morning America’ in Robin Roberts Absence

Talk show Queen to join stellar list of guest co-hosts

Talk show Queen to join stellar list of guest co-hosts

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black CNN Camerawoman Talks About Peanut Throwing Incident

Patricia Carroll said there weren't many black people at the convention

Patricia Carroll said there weren’t many black people at the convention

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Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty's death

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty’s death

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Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

By Black Enterprise

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Brooklyn Politician Calls Neighborhood, “Negrohood” In Email

Primary candidate Ben Akselrod called the term a typo

Primary candidate Ben Akselrod called the term a typo

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Olympian Gabby Douglas Set To Launch A Gymnastics Tour

The tour begins September 8th in San Jose, California

The tour begins September 8th in San Jose, California

By Black Enterprise

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Michelle Obama Tells Letterman She ‘Tends Not To Watch’ RNC

First lady won't be watching Republican convention

First lady won’t be watching Republican convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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GLAAD Calls for More LGBT Diversity on TV Networks

Gay and lesbian advocacy group calls for more minority portrayals

Gay and lesbian advocacy group calls for more minority portrayals

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Blacks With College Degrees Live Longer

Study reveals blacks with college degrees have higher life expectancy

Study reveals blacks with college degrees have higher life expectancy

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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David Chalian Says Romney Doesn’t Mind ‘Black People Drowning’, Fired by Yahoo

News correspondent apologizes for 'thoughtless joke'

News correspondent apologizes for ‘thoughtless joke’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ohio Governor: ‘Blacks Can Come From The Streets And Own Businesses’

The Ohio governor is no stranger to controversial comments

The Ohio governor is no stranger to controversial comments

By Black Enterprise

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Sherman Hemsley’s Body Still Frozen, Not Buried Weeks After Death

When will he finally be laid to rest?

When will he finally be laid to rest?

By Black Enterprise

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Gym Denies Gabby Douglas’ Claims Of Racism, Bullying

Excalibur Gymnastics says it did not 'knowingly' mistreat Douglas

Excalibur Gymnastics says it did not ‘knowingly’ mistreat Douglas

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Jennifer Hudson To Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter

Tearful singer addresses tragic murders of family

Tearful singer addresses tragic murders of family

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Oprah Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity List

Media mogul earns $165 million, tops list for fourth consecutive year

Media mogul earns $165 million, tops list for fourth consecutive year

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Is This Michelle Obama Magazine Cover Racist?

Magazine cover shows the first lady naked in slave garb

Magazine cover shows the first lady naked in slave garb

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Gabby Douglas Tells Oprah She Was Bullied, Called ‘Slave’

The young Olympic gold medalist says she almost quit gymnastics

The young Olympic gold medalist says she almost quit gymnastics

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Camden To Disband Police Department

One of country's most dangerous cities to lay off 270 officers

One of country’s most dangerous cities to lay off 270 officers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NAACP Urges Police to Stop Macing Students

The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization advises police to ban the use of mace and develop reasonable policies

The NAACP responds to notice that law-enforcement in Birmingham have used compromising strategies with over…

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Robin Roberts to Begin Medical Leave Friday

The “GMA” coanchor, who is fighting rare blood disorder MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome), will begin medical leave on Friday

Robin Roberts announced Monday she will begin her medical leave after Friday’s show.

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Usher’s Ex-Wife Tameka to Appeal Custody Decision

Scorned mother claims judge was biased

Scorned mother claims judge was biased

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anti-Obama Documentary Earns Big at Box Office

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV?

Show's producer Debbie Allen eager for reunion

Show’s producer Debbie Allen eager for reunion

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Tameka Loses Court Battle, Usher Gets Primary Custody

Singer gets custody of two young sons

Singer gets custody of two young sons

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Afro-Punk Festival Returns for 8th Year of Rock, Food and Fun

Co-producer Matthew Morgan talks black cultural movement

BlackEnterprise.com talks with Afro-Punk’s co-producer, Matthew Morgan, about the festival’s long-running success and the unique…

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Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae To Perform at Afro-Punk Festival

Performers headline free concert line-up

Performers headline free concert line-up

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker for New Jersey Governor?

Charismatic Newark mayor sets eyes on 2013 Governor's race

Charismatic Newark mayor sets eyes on 2013 Governor’s race

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michelle Obama to Promote Health Initiative on Dr. Oz

First lady continues trail to end childhood obesity

First lady continues trail to end childhood obesity

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lil’ Wayne’s “I don’t like New York” Comment Angers Senator

State senator demands apology from rapper

State senator demands apology from rapper

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Hampton University Business School Bans Dreadlocks

Dean says dreadlocks aren't professional in the workforce

Dean says dreadlocks aren’t professional in the workforce

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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RNC Coverage: Condoleezza Rice, Tara Wall Confirmed for NBC, TV One Roundtable

Other guests: MSNBC's Michael Steele and The National Urban League's Marc Morial

Presidential election roundtable to also include Tara Wall, of the Romney campaign and Marc Morial,…

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Artist Creates Tribute with ‘Freedom Fighters’ Exhibit

Works feature infamous mugshots of Civil Rights activists

Artist Charlotta Janssen’s “Freedom Riders” exhibit pays homage to slain Civil Rights activists.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Poll: Romney Gets Zero Percent Support from Black Voters

Obama leads with 94% from African Americans

Mitt Romney, GOP presidential candidate-to-be, has no support among African Americans according to poll results…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Alleged Threats Against Obama, Leads To Arrest

Alleged threats against the President lead to arrest

A Washington man, Anton Caluori, was arrested Tuesday when Secret Service agents attempted to investigate…

By Sasha King

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Unheard Martin Luther King Jr. Audio Found in Attic

A rare interview with King found in Tennessee home

A rare interview with King found in Tennessee home

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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FAMU Halftime to Replace Marching Band With Musical Artists

After hazing death of drum major, university makes vital changes

After hazing death of drum major, university makes vital changes

By Black Enterprise

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Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Arrested for DUI

Yankee caught driving under the influence in Tampa, Florida

Yankee caught driving under the influence in Tampa, Florida

By Black Enterprise

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Condoleezza Rice, First Black Woman To Join Prestigious Golf Club

Former secretary of state shatters yet another glass ceiling

Condoleezza Rice, along with Darla Moore, have been named the first female members of Augusta…

By Black Enterprise

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Poll Says New York Police Favor Whites Over Blacks

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

By Black Enterprise

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Death Of Handcuffed Man In Police Custody Ruled A Suicide

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

By Black Enterprise

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NABJ Protests Minority Journalist Presidential Debate Exclusion

Do you think the commission on presidential debates overlooks minority journalists?

Do you think the commission on presidential debates overlooks minority journalists?

By Black Enterprise

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Toure Apologizes For N-Word Use In Mitt Romney Discussion

MSNBC host said Romney was trying to "nigger**e" Obama

MSNBC host said Romney was trying to “nigger**e” Obama

By Black Enterprise

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Toure Under Fire For Race-Baiting Comments About Romney

Will MSNBC punish Toure for his comments?

Will MSNBC punish Toure for his comments?

By Black Enterprise

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Poll Shows NYC Racially Divided Over NYPD’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

By Black Enterprise

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Woman Who Provides Children Free Lunches Faces $600 Fine

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

By Black Enterprise

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Government Agency Pays Prison Labor Less Than $1 An Hour

Do you feel prisoners are being unfairly exploited?

Do you feel prisoners are being unfairly exploited?

By Black Enterprise

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D.C. Students Being Paid To Attend Summer School

Do you agree with this program paying students?

Do you agree with this program paying students?

By Black Enterprise

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African Grandmothers Grow Popular Drug To Support Families

Popular strain of marijuana called "Swazi Gold" helps these women support their families

Popular strain of marijuana called “Swazi Gold” helps these women support their families

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Man Sues Store For Forcing Black Man To Bag His Groceries

Man says his Hinduism religion prevents a black man from touching his food

Man says his Hinduism religion prevents a black man from touching his food

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88

He died of heart failure

He died of heart failure

By Black Enterprise

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Afrika Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar

The university contains the nation's largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

The university contains the nation’s largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

By Black Enterprise

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Why Did This 5-Month-Old Girl’s Hair Get Straightened?

What are your thoughts on this story?

What are your thoughts on this story?

By Black Enterprise

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First Lady Michelle Obama Teases Gabby Douglas’ Love For Fast Food

The Olympic Gold Medalist loves her some McDonald's

The Olympic Gold Medalist loves her some McDonald’s

By Black Enterprise

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Bond No.9 Perfume Shop Hit With Shocking Racism Lawsuit

Owner Laurice Rahme reportedly called African American shoppers "thieves."

Owner Laurice Rahme reportedly called African American shoppers “thieves.”

By Black Enterprise

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Black Enterprise’s Marc Lamont Hill Selected As Huffington Post Live Host

Website launched a live video streaming network earlier today

Website launched a live video streaming network earlier today

By Black Enterprise

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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabby Douglas

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

By Black Enterprise

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VH1 Cancels Evelyn Lozada And Chad Johnson Reality Show

VH1 cancels show days after Johnson is arrested for headbutting Lozada

VH1 cancels show days after Johnson is arrested for headbutting Lozada

By Black Enterprise

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Black Scholar Defends “White Power” Music: “It’s The Same As Hip-Hop”

Do you agree or disagree?

Do you agree or disagree?

By Black Enterprise

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More Black Women Going Bankrupt [Report]

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white counterparts

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white…

By Black Enterprise

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Hair Braider Wins Lawsuit Challenging Utah Rules

Jestina Clayton is overly excited over her victory in federal court

Jestina Clayton is overly excited over her victory in federal court

By Black Enterprise

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Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Her Hometown

The Olympian's dream summer continues

The Olympian’s dream summer continues

By Black Enterprise

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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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