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Sean Penn Has Words for Lee Daniels Portraying Him as a Woman Beater

Recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter has 'Empire' creator in hot water

Actor Sean Penn is going toe-to-toe with Lee Daniels, alleging that the ‘Empire’ creator defamed…

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National Voter Registration Day: How You Can Advocate and Participate

More than 600 events set to host today across the nation

Today is National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), a time when voting advocates nationwide are taking…

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Kerry, Mary, and Taraji Shine In Cool Music Commercial

#BlackGirlMagic in featured Apple commercial that aired during the Emmy's

From Tracee Ellis Ross to Kerry Washington, and Mary J. Blige who graced the screen…

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the audience during the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

[WATCH] President Obama Closes Out CBC Week With Rousing Speech Honoring Black Women

"All of us are the beneficiaries of strong black women."

The president acknowledged black women at the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

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CBCF Conference: Day 2 Recap – African American Inclusion in Tech and Black Lives Matter

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next two days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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[WATCH] Sean Diddy Combs Joins Tech and Music Industry Innovators at 2015 Revolt Music Conference

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter Braun, Vania Schlogel, NO I.D., Troy Carter, Jay Brown, and more

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter…

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CBCF Conference: Day 1 – Diversity in Tech and Black Female Voting Power

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next three days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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Emmys Honors: Taraji P. Henson Hopes 2015 is the Year of the Black Female Actress

'Empire' actress nominated with Viola Davis of 'How to Get Away with Murder'

On becoming Emmys pioneer: ‘Empire’ star says: “Here we are in 2015, and we’re still…

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President Obama Nominates Congresswoman Barbara Lee for UN General Assembly

Senior Democratic Whip seeks to "foster stronger ties, deeper bonds and a renewed commitment "

President Obama announced his nomination of Congresswoman Barbara Lee to serve as a Representative of…

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Muslim 9th Grader Arrested, But Not Charged After School ‘Hoax Bomb’ Incident

Case shines light on profiling, school safety, and whether authorities are going too far

Recent arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim, Texas teen whose invention was mistaken for a…

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Baltimore Mega Church Pastor Running for Congress

Jamal Bryant says Washington needs new leadership and seeks to replace Rep. Elijah Cummings

The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, pastor at Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, will run for the…

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Minimum Wage Hike

If approved, New York will have the highest state minimum wage in the country

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce a $15 minimum wage hike for all workers in the…

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The viral image of 14-year-old 9th grader, Ahmed Mohamed, in the midst of his arrest. This photo was made public by one of Mohamed's family members.

President Obama Invites Ahmed Mohamed to the White House

POTUS Tweets a supportive message to the young man arrested for his homemade clock

The 14-year-old 9th grader in Irving, Texas, was arrested yesterday for bringing a homemade clock…

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Journey for Justice: NAACP and Activism Organizations Conclude 860-Mile March

Participants and supporters commemorate completion via social

The NAACP along with other organizations and leaders have hosted series of demonstrations, teach-ins and…

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Leaders to Gather at OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit

Panels and workshops to include discussions about issues that affect community

Black LGBT activists and thought leaders will gather with elected officials, faith leaders and young…

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Weaves, ‘Designer’ Bags and … Sports: Alibaba Teams Up With Companies to Launch New Venture

Deal comes as NBCUniversal lands agreement with world's largest e-commerce source

Alibaba, a mega e-commerce site popularly known for vendors that sell hair extensions and other…

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Lt. Calvin Spann, Tuskegee Airman and Pilot, Dies

Congressional Gold Medal honoree leaves legacy of breaking racial barriers

Spann became an original airman and fighter pilot with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the…

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NBA Legend Moses Malone Dies at 60

Hall of Fame peer says basketball icon died of apparent heart attack

According to reports, Moses Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and Pro Basketball Hall of Famer,…

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Donald Trump to Speak with Black Business Owners in South Carolina

Other speakers include Karen Finney, senior spokesperson for Hillary Clinton

Small business owners, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and legislators are expected to attend the event, as…

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#NYFW 2016 Spotlight: Daniel Silverstain

His 2015 collection was inspired by the 1967 World Fair

Silverstain’s collection features bold lines, angles and solid primary colors, yet each look is softened…

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