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Why University of Missouri Football Team Perfectly Exemplifies the Power of Student Athletes

Less than 48 hours after announcing their boycott, university President Tim Wolfe resigns

Mizzou football teams firm support in taking a stand against campus inequalities is proof of…

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[Candidate Watch] Carson Surges Past Trump in Latest Poll

According to results of a survey released yesterday, Ben Carson has unseated Donald Trump as the GOP frontrunner

According to the results of a survey released by the New York Times and CBS…

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Eric Holder Honored at NAACP Legal Defense Fund 75th Anniversary Gala

The first African American to serve as U.S. Attorney General received the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award

The NAACP LDF honored former United States Attorney General Eric Holder for his lifelong efforts…

By Matthew S. Scott

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[POLL] Marijuana For All? For Some? Or For None?

To legalize or not to legalize? That is the question.

Colorado legalized the medicinal use of marijuana in 2000 and its recreational use in 2012.…

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$10 Million: Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Invest in Black and Latino Student Success

George Lucas Foundation Endowed Student Support Fund for Diversity changes lives

Power couple George Lucas and Mellody Hobson gave $10 million in support of black and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ghosts, Goblins and … Blackface? Racist and Culture-Mocking Halloween Costumes Continue to Spark Outrage

Are consumers and retailers taking things too far?

An ugly side of Halloween is the recent cases of revelers facing public outrage due…

By Janell Hazelwood

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 26

BlackEnterprise.com gives you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

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[WATCH] Don Lemon Faces Backlash After Comments on White Officer Dragging Black Teen

Change.org petition created demanding his termination from the network

The CNN TV personality is in hot water again after a Monday night discussion about…

By Janell Hazelwood

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One Country’s Bold Approach to End Discrimination in the College and Job Application Process

UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces "name blind" application process

United Kingdom’s Prime Minister announces plans to enforce a “name blind” college and job application…

By Courtney Connley

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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$17.2 Billion Buy: Walgreens in Deal to Acquire Rite Aid

Consumers may see less drug brand choices and more preventative products such as vitamins

Walgreens said Tuesday that it will buy rival Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma Rock The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The dynamic duo caused waves on social media

On Monday Oct. 5, Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma performed on The Late Show with…

By Cristie Leondis

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Mike Epps, comedian

Actor and Comedian Mike Epps to Host 2016 ABFF Honors

Annual awards gala salutes excellence in film and television

Actor and comedian Mike Epps will host the 2016 ABFF Honors in February. The annual…

By Kali Wilder

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Uniting for Activism: Usher, Harry Belafonte Spark Vital Chat on Driving Change

Bridging the gap, the two talk education, Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter

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Entertainer Usher and legendary actor and activist Harry Belafonte sat down recently during an…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Racecar driver and Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton (www.motorauthority.com)

Black Motorsports Leaders: Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton Becomes Formula 1 World Champ

He's the first driver in the series to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons

Often touted as the “first black driver in Formula 1,” Lewis Hamilton has won his…

By Janell Hazelwood

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama on Black Lives Matter: “We As a Society, Particularly Given Our History, Have to Take This Seriously”

POTUS says concerns of activists are legitimate issues we have to addresss

President Obama opens up about his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and the…

By Courtney Connley

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Brett J. Hart Becomes Acting CEO of United Airlines

Hart's new role makes him the sixth black CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Hart, who currently serves as United’s executive vice president and general counsel, will become the…

By Courtney Connley

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[DC Report] GOP Unites Behind Paul Ryan for Speaker

With the endorsement of the House Freedom Caucus, Ryan is expected to be confirmed as the next Speaker of House

As a former vice presidential candidate, and current chair of the House Committee on Ways…

By Hailey Wallace

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New York, Hillary Rodham Clinton

[Candidate Watch] Hillary Clinton Faces Off Against House Benghazi Committee

Clinton testifies before the controversial Select Committee on her actions as Secretary of State during the Benghazi attacks

Former Secretary of State and current Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, is testifying today on her…

By Hailey Wallace

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