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New Jersey Governor Urging Block of Flights to Cuba Over Assata Shakur

Chris Christie says convicted Black Panther leader should be returned to face prison time

Gov. Chris Christie is strongly against flights between New Jersey and Cuba until Joanne “Assata…

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Activists Urge DNC to Host Debate Centered on Black Lives Matter

Color of Change petition reaching maximum number of signatures in support

Activists from the Black Lives Matter movement are demanding that the Democratic National Committee (DNC)…

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Joe Biden Passes Up 2016 Presidential Run

Vice president says the window for a successful campaign has closed

With his wife, Jill Biden, and President Barack Obama by his side, the vice president…

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Fewer Mammograms? How American Cancer Society Decision Could Affect Black Women

Some organizations say new guidelines could be dangerous

The American Cancer Society recently shifted recommendations on breast cancer screenings, but some experts say…

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Pharrell Williams Named Artist-in-Residence at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Award-winning artist to inspire NYU's next generation of musical greats

During the in-depth discussion and Q&A event, Williams will talk about his legacy within the…

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[WATCH] BE’s Stacey Tisdale Shares Her Insights on Millennials at Rider University

Mark your calendars for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Tonight, Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance Stacey Tisdale will be speaking to Millennials…

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Weight Watchers Stock Soars After Oprah Winfrey Buys 10% Stake in Company

Media mogul announces new partnership and investment in weight loss company

With a public stamp of approval from Oprah Winfrey, Weight Watchers may see a huge…

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Hillary Clinton Makes 10 Promises to LGBT Americans, But Will She Really Keep Them?

The Clintons don’t have the best track record supporting LGBT rights

The Clintons don’t have the best track record when it comes to supporting LGBT rights.…

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The Million Man March Reaches A Milestone Anniversary

Nearly One Generation Has Passed Since The 1995 Gathering

The Congressional Black Caucus Chair, G. K. Butterfield released the following statement today to…

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Duke University Celebrates John Hope Franklin’s 100th Birthday

The yearlong tribute continues

The tributes will continue in November as well, including a presentation by members of the…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the biggest stories of the week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, from news to technology.

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Congressman John Lewis Endorses Hillary Clinton

The Civil Rights legend states, "Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person to be president of the United States."

Lewis’ support is extremely important for Clinton’s campaign. The congressman stated, “I know her heart.…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the biggest stories of the week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights from news, career, education, small business, lifestyle,…

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Step Down in December

Duncan will be replaced by Deputy Secretary of Education John B. Kings, Jr.

White House confirms Education Secretary Arne Duncan will step down from his post in December.

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Final Pleas Failed Death Row Inmate

Kelly Gissendaner was executed by lethal injection early Wednesday morning

Wednesday, at 12:21 a.m. EST, the state of Georgia executed their first woman in 70…

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[Video] President Obama Visits Federal Prison for VICE Special

For the first time in history, the president steps behind prison walls for a close-up look at the impact of imprisonment.

In a special report “Fixing the System” cameras look on as President Obama takes an…

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BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith Makes Forbes 400 List

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith lands on Forbes' list of the 400 richest

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith is now one of Forbes magazine’s 400 richest Americans.

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Speaker Panel on Black People in Advertising Fails to Include Black People

A 2015 Advertising Week event titled Here Are All the Black People doesn't feature any on panel

A funny thing happened at the 2015 Advertising Week panel called Here Are All the…

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Is Women-Only Public Transit a Good Idea?

Several other countries have instituted the practice

According to The Guardian, British Labour Party politician and member of Parliament Jeremy Cobryn has…

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[WATCH] Comedian Trevor Noah Preps for First Night as Host of The Daily Show

Watchers wonder what stamp the comedian will leave on the show and how he'll take it into the future of late night TV

Fans and critics will watch to see what mark Trevor Noah, the new host of…

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