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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

$15.8 Million: LeBron James Lands Deal for Entertainment Studio

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports invest in expanding Uninterrupted platform offerings

Warner Bros. and Turner Sports recently announced an investment in Uninterrupted, slated to become yet…

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Report: Auto Industry Sees Record Sales

Experts attribute low gas prices and Black Friday as key drivers

November auto sales hit record numbers. New-car sales last month benefited from Black Friday deals,…

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

World AIDS Day Urges People to Rethink HIV

December 1 is a day for people worldwide to unite against HIV

According to the World Health Organization, fear of stigma is the main reason why people…

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Black Activists Demand Chicago Mayor and Police Superintendent Removal

The shutdown of stores along Magnificent Mile cost businesses post-holiday sales

Activists point to actions of the Chicago police and mayor, alleging that there has been…

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World AIDS Day: 5 Stories You Should Read About HIV/AIDS Awareness

On December 1, individuals, businesses, and organizations unite to show their support for World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day, people across the country will show their support for…

By Kandia Johnson

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Still shot of Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone from movie 'Creed'

‘Creed’ Opens Dialogue on Diversity in Boxing Films; Becomes Holiday Weekend Hit

Film starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone rakes in more than $42 million

Creed,” which cost $35 million to make, earned $42.6 million over five days. It’s the…

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Photo of Kobe Bryant in a Lakers jacket holding a basketball

Kobe Bryant Gives Basketball His Dear John Letter

Love him or hate him, it's time to savor our final moments with one of the game's greatest players ever

This is not a story simply about Los Angeles, about the NBA, about basketball. Kobe…

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Photo of Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks, National Black Justice Coalition

Black LGBT Health and Wellness Initiative Anchored By Elton John AIDS Foundation

Leading civil rights organization expands role to address healthcare disparities

The initiative aims to intentionally place attention on black LGBT health and wellness and to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Holiday Shopping

Major Retailers Close Their Doors on Thanksgiving Day

Top retailers opt out of Thanksgiving Day deals

Holding tight to the holiday tradition of spending time with family, many retailers are opting…

By Courtney Connley

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Illustration of gender gap in the U.S.

The 27 Countries That Trump the U.S. When it Comes to Gender Equality

Report shows U.S. moving backwards in closing gender gap

The World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Gender Gap report shows the U.S. has taken a…

By Courtney Connley

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President Obama Pledges $118 Million to Help Girls and Women of Color

Research institutions partnering with White House to address education and career development issues

Five-year funding initiative called Prosperity Together devotes funds to low-income women with more from the…

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FDA Approves Genetically Altered Salmon for Consumption

Research shows black consumers more apt to think GM foods a health hazard than whites

Thursday, federal regulators approved genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption.

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More Terrorism: Diasporans React to Yola Bombing in Nigeria

Post Paris attacks, international focus turns to terrorism and global security

In recent weeks, Boko Haram militants are suspects in attacks in neighboring Chad, Niger and…

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Paris Attacks: People of Color Around the World Face More Scrutiny as Security Tightens

Africans abroad rally for more awareness of other terrorism attacks affecting Diasporans

After attacks by Islamic militants in France’s capital killed at least 129 people and wounded…

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Top Businesses Offer Support to Paris Attack Victims

Several tech companies extend free services to the French community

Airbnb, Facebook, Skype and more offer free services to Paris attack victims and their families.

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Christian Controversy: Starbucks Under Fire Over Holiday Cups

Arizona-based evangelist accuses brand of being anti-Christmas

Josua Feuerstein, an Arizona-based evangelist, is calling for Starbucks to put Christ back into Christmas…

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China Gets Ready For a Baby Boom—Sort Of

Married couples can now have two children instead of one

The (one-child) law was first introduced in a series of measures in the late 70s…

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Black players from the University of Missouri football team (Image: Twitter)

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…

By Courtney Connley

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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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