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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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