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Osama bin Laden Killed by U.S. Forces Release of President Obama’s Birth Certificate Removes a Distraction America Can No Longer Afford In the News: WNBA Scores New President; Obama in High Demand for High School Commencements; Will.I.Am. ‘Joining Forces’ with US Service In the News: Formal Investigation on Michelle Obama’s Air Scare; Hear Tyler Perry Tell Spike Lee Where to Go; Marilyn Davenport Apologizes for Chimp Email One Year Later, Gulf Oil Spill Continues to Impede Gulf Progress In the News: NASA Grants Morgan State University $28.5 Million for STEM ;L.I. Homeowners Stand Up to JPMorgan Chase;S&P Lowers U.S. Rating Outlook to Negative Do Clouds Mean Anything for Black Music? In the News: Protestors Disrupt House Budget Talks; OWN Adds Additional Shows; Dennis Walcott Starts Off On the Right Foot How the Racial Wealth Gap Hurts Children of Color Will Expectations Change for Obama’s Re-election Campaign? Legendary Carver Savings Bank Fights To Stay in Business How the Government Shutdown Affects YOU In the News: Government Shutdown Fears; NYC Names New NYC Schools Chancellor; NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Inks Deal with JPC In the News: Obama to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Facebook; Haiti Elects New President; Lebron James Gets Animated In the News: Obama Announces Re-Election Bid; MLK III Launches Bounce TV; Maya Moore Named AP Player of Year BLACK ENTERPRISE Publisher Earl G. Graves Inducted into Advertising Hall of Fame In the News: NBA Baller Tyreke Evans to Donate $1,000 per Shot to Japan; ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Ends May 25; Jean-Claude Duvalier Hospitalized In the News: Google Debuts Online Magazine and Chris Brown Apologizes for ‘GMA’ Meltdown In the News: Less Blacks in Major Cities; FDA Bans Japanese Food Imports; Disco Legend Dead at 64 In the News: ATT Merges with T-Mobile; Japan Quake Affecting iPad 2 Production Comcast Teams with Burrell to Target African-American Consumer In the News: Disaster Strikes Japan; Debra Lee Named to Obama’s Advisory Board; Ne-Yo Closes Deal with Cartoon Network In the News: Clinton to Meet Libyan Rebel Leaders; AOL Layoffs; Feud Over Etta James’ Estate 5 Reasons to Dump Your Customer In the News: Depression in Black Men Linked to Salary; NPR Ousts CEO; Quincy Jones On His Multi-Media Grind In the News: Tensions in Libya Causing Economic Ripple Effect; Kevin Frazier on CBS; Study Links Racial Identity and Happiness In the News: Unemployment Rate Dips for the Third Consecutive Month Black-owned Business Boom. Are You Ready? In the News: Serena Williams Hospitalized; Gadhafi Warns Against U.S. Assistance In the News: Libyan Refugees Flock to Neighboring Countries; Toyota Gives Away Cars for a Good Cause Volunteer Your Way Out of Student Debt In Memoriam: Comic Book Pioneer and Champion of Diversity Dwayne McDuffie What You Can Learn from…Iyanla Vanzant’s Flubbed Exit Strategy from Oprah In the News: Harlem Legend Dies at 93 Urban Radio Pioneer Sidney L. Small Laid to Rest Johnson Rice Steps Down as CEO of Johnson Publishing Johnson Publishing COO, President Resigns RLJ Companies Adds Partners in Haiti Housing Project Oprah Winfrey Settles Defamation Lawsuit Michael Jordan’s Purchase of Charlotte Bobcats Approved No ‘Magic’ for Johnson Publishing Co. Auto Dealers Expedite Repairs After Toyota Recall Favre, Vikings Lead Saints 14-7 After 1st Quarter Grammy Award Winner Usher Launches New Initiative World Wide Technology Settles Discrimination Suit PRWT Services to Go Public

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Osama bin Laden Killed by U.S. Forces

President says "justice is done" in most significant act as commander-in-chief, death of Al Queda leader Osam bin Laden

President Obama announced to the world late Sunday night that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind…

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Release of President Obama’s Birth Certificate Removes a Distraction America Can No Longer Afford

Black Enterprise publisher Earl Graves, Sr. weighs in on Donald Trump's exploitation of the "birther" movement

Today’s release by the White House of President Barack Obama’s “long-form” birth certificate, confirming that…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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In the News: WNBA Scores New President; Obama in High Demand for High School Commencements; Will.I.Am. ‘Joining Forces’ with US Service

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Headlines around the web

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In the News: Formal Investigation on Michelle Obama’s Air Scare; Hear Tyler Perry Tell Spike Lee Where to Go; Marilyn Davenport Apologizes for Chimp Email

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Headlines from around the Web

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One Year Later, Gulf Oil Spill Continues to Impede Gulf Progress

Consequences of the disaster affect jobs, health, and economic recourse

Consequences of the disaster affect jobs, health, and economic recourse

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In the News: NASA Grants Morgan State University $28.5 Million for STEM ;L.I. Homeowners Stand Up to JPMorgan Chase;S&P Lowers U.S. Rating Outlook to Negative

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Headlines around the web

By Janel Martinez

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Do Clouds Mean Anything for Black Music?

How this technology revolutionized the business

How this technology revolutionized the business

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In the News: Protestors Disrupt House Budget Talks; OWN Adds Additional Shows; Dennis Walcott Starts Off On the Right Foot

Headlines around the web

Headlines around the web

By Janel Martinez

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How the Racial Wealth Gap Hurts Children of Color

The Root columnist explores solutions to a growing problem

The Root columnist explores solutions to a growing problem

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Will Expectations Change for Obama’s Re-election Campaign?

Atlanta Post columnist wonders whether this campaign will disappoint supporters

Atlanta Post columnist wonders whether this campaign will disappoint supporters

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Legendary Carver Savings Bank Fights To Stay in Business

Federal government orders the nation's largest black bank to boost capital reserves by April 30...or else

Federal government orders the nation’s largest black bank to boost capital reserves by April 30…or…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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How the Government Shutdown Affects YOU

With just hours left for lawmakers to agree, millions of Americans wonder how the shutdown will hit home. Here's what you need to know

With just hours left for lawmakers to agree, millions of Americans wonder how the shutdown…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: Government Shutdown Fears; NYC Names New NYC Schools Chancellor; NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Inks Deal with JPC

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Obama to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Facebook; Haiti Elects New President; Lebron James Gets Animated

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Obama Announces Re-Election Bid; MLK III Launches Bounce TV; Maya Moore Named AP Player of Year

Headlines from around the Web

Headlines from around the Web

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BLACK ENTERPRISE Publisher Earl G. Graves Inducted into Advertising Hall of Fame

Last night the living legend's trailblazing strides were honored among a host of advertising greats

Last night the living legend’s trailblazing strides were honored among a host of advertising greats

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In the News: NBA Baller Tyreke Evans to Donate $1,000 per Shot to Japan; ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Ends May 25; Jean-Claude Duvalier Hospitalized

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Google Debuts Online Magazine and Chris Brown Apologizes for ‘GMA’ Meltdown

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Less Blacks in Major Cities; FDA Bans Japanese Food Imports; Disco Legend Dead at 64

A few noteworthy headlines from around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines from around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: ATT Merges with T-Mobile; Japan Quake Affecting iPad 2 Production

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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Comcast Teams with Burrell to Target African-American Consumer

Insiders still wonder if the mega media company serious about diversity

Insiders still wonder if the mega media company serious about diversity

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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In the News: Disaster Strikes Japan; Debra Lee Named to Obama’s Advisory Board; Ne-Yo Closes Deal with Cartoon Network

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Clinton to Meet Libyan Rebel Leaders; AOL Layoffs; Feud Over Etta James’ Estate

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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5 Reasons to Dump Your Customer

Not all business is good business and there are circumstances in which a business owner…

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In the News: Depression in Black Men Linked to Salary; NPR Ousts CEO; Quincy Jones On His Multi-Media Grind

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Tensions in Libya Causing Economic Ripple Effect; Kevin Frazier on CBS; Study Links Racial Identity and Happiness

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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In the News: Unemployment Rate Dips for the Third Consecutive Month

The U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.9% in February

The U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.9% in February

By Janel Martinez

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Black-owned Business Boom. Are You Ready?

See what cities are the best for black businesses and why

While entrepreneurship may seem daunting for some, many are giving it a go more so…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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In the News: Serena Williams Hospitalized; Gadhafi Warns Against U.S. Assistance

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Libyan Refugees Flock to Neighboring Countries; Toyota Gives Away Cars for a Good Cause

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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Volunteer Your Way Out of Student Debt

SponsorChange.org rewards volunteer service with student loan payments

In April 2009, Raymar and Robert Hampshire started SponsorChange.org, a Pittsburgh-based philanthropic organization that helps…

By Glenn Townes

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In Memoriam: Comic Book Pioneer and Champion of Diversity Dwayne McDuffie

Black Enterprise's Derek Dingle pays homage to fallen friend, business partner who broke ground with multicultural characters

The worlds of comic books, animation and entertainment have lost a true giant this week:…

By Derek T. Dingle

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What You Can Learn from…Iyanla Vanzant’s Flubbed Exit Strategy from Oprah

A few key tips to help you gracefully bow out, while keeping your career on-track

Oprah's response to Iyanla's apology–gracious or passive? (Image: Getty Images)
I watched the Oprah Winfrey Show…

By Sonia Alleyne

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In the News: Harlem Legend Dies at 93

Bobby Robinson left his mark on R&B and rap; all from his tiny Harlem record shop

The South Carolina native who opened the first black-owned business on 125th Street died on…

By Janel Martinez

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Urban Radio Pioneer Sidney L. Small Laid to Rest

Rev. Al Sharpton delivers eulogy, Stevie Wonder performs in tribute to Access 1 Communications Chairman and CEO

Funeral services for Sidney L. Small, chairman and CEO of Access.1 Communications Corp., were held…

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Johnson Rice Steps Down as CEO of Johnson Publishing

Handing reigns to former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, she remains as chairman

Linda Johnson Rice has stepped down as CEO of Johnson Publishing Co. (No. 22 on…

By Sonja Mack

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Johnson Publishing COO, President Resigns

More changes at the top for publisher of Ebony, Jet

Johnson Publishing Co. announced Monday that Anne Sempowski Ward has resigned as president and COO…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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RLJ Companies Adds Partners in Haiti Housing Project

Thousands of jobs will be created if project is approved

Bob Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, Wednesday announced that Royal Caribbean Cruises…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Oprah Winfrey Settles Defamation Lawsuit

Trial was related to sex-abuse scandal at her South African all-girls school

Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit brought by the headmistress in the wake of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Michael Jordan’s Purchase of Charlotte Bobcats Approved

Transforming the debt-laden basketball team will require NBA legend's presence and pocketbook

Now that Michael Jordan’s $275 million bid to buy the Charlotte Bobcats from billionaire Robert…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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No ‘Magic’ for Johnson Publishing Co.

Talks to acquire publisher of Ebony, Jet collapse

Earvin “Magic” Johnson said that talks to do business with Johnson Publishing, the publisher of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Auto Dealers Expedite Repairs After Toyota Recall

Experts say setback won't have long-term effect on automaker

Last week Toyota announced the recall of some of its most popular vehicles. The recall,…

By Cliff Hocker

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Favre, Vikings Lead Saints 14-7 After 1st Quarter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Both high-flying offenses got off to a roaring start, with Brett…

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Grammy Award Winner Usher Launches New Initiative

Campaign will fund youth-led service projects

As part of his ongoing efforts to encourage youth volunteerism and service, R&B singer Usher…

By LaToya M. Smith

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World Wide Technology Settles Discrimination Suit

Top B.E. 100s company may face more cases in future

When Earnest Ryals filed a $3.5 million racial discrimination lawsuit against his former employer back…

By Cliff Hocker

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PRWT Services to Go Public

Pharmaceutical manufacturer to retain minority ownership

PRWT Services Inc. (No. 57 on the B.E. Industrial/Service 100 list with $76 million in…

By Alan Hughes

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REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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