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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

The inspiration you need to get you through the rest of the week

Just in case you’re in need of an extra boost of encouragement, here’s a round-up…

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50 Greatest Leaders

Blacks Who Made Fortune’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ List

Activists, athletes, rhymers, and business people were among the blacks named to Fortune's esteemed yearly listing

Several African Americans and black people from the African diaspora have been named with other…

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2017 Stellar Award Nominee Latice Crawford Shares Her #techieTips

The BET 'Sunday Best' alumna has been nominated Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for the 2017 Stellar Awards

This weekend, thousands will journey to Las Vegas with their favorite tech swag, ready to…

By Nathaniel J.

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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

This analyzes the origins of homophobia in the black community, and assesses this inherently discriminatory way of thinking within a historical context

I decided to explore the roots of homophobia in the black community, beyond the most…

By Jared Brown

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Derek Walcott

Caribbean Poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dies at 87

The celebrated international writer has gone home

Derek Alton Walcott, a renowned poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992,…

By Selena Hill

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Michael Brown

SXSW Documentary Shocks with Different Account of Michael Brown Case

"Stranger Fruit," which debuted at SXSW, suggests the claim that Michael Brown robbed a store prior to his death is a lie

Jason Pollock’s documentary shown at SXSW last weekend suggests that robbery allegations were used to…

By Samara Lynn

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a day without women

A Day Without a Woman: What Black Women Really Think

Is A Day Without a Woman for everyone, or only the chosen few?

Learn about A Day Without A Woman and why millions of women across the country…

By Maryann Reid

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Empathy

Reflecting During a Day of Empathy and the Fight to Raise the Age

With a little empathy, we can put an end to the vicious cycle created by the prison industrial complex, and give children justice instead of juries

At the Day of Empathy town hall, I saw a way to put an end…

By Stanley Fritz

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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gender

Meeting the Needs of Sex and Gender Minority Youth

Minority youth are turning to online resources in search of a supportive, validating community

New study shows that sexual and gender minority youth are turning to online resources in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Barack

A Look Back: President Barack Obama’s Prominent B.E. Covers

Black Enterprise honors the legacy of our President

Take a nostalgic look back on the Black Enterprise covers President Barack Obama has graced…

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age tax

Congress Wants to Charge This Age Thousands of Dollars More for Health Insurance

AARP has launched a campaign urging Congress to oppose the age tax

Under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), health insurance issuers are allowed to vary rates…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nationwide Business Shut Down for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest

The combination boycott/strike highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S

But business owners and immigrant workers are willing to sacrifice income to make their point…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Denmark Vesey

Black History Month: Insurrection Leader Denmark Vesey

An educated, successful freed man would have led the most successful slave revolt in the U.S.

Nine years before Nat Turner led the 1831 slave revolt in America, Denmark Vesey was…

By Selena Hill

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black love

Celebrating Black Love in the Limelight

Five black power couples that exude the beauty of black love

Although every relationship has its ups and downs, somehow, these couples have managed to tough…

By Selena Hill

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president

Black History Month: The Son of a Slave Who Ran for President

George Edwin Taylor was the first African American to be nominated to run for president

Learn more about George Edwin Taylor, the first African American to be nominated to run…

By Selena Hill

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Valentine's

In Case You Missed It: Prepare For Valentine’s Day

Get ready for Valentine's Day with these gift ideas and advice

Here’s a roundup of some of the best Valentine’s Day-themed content published here on Black…

By Selena Hill

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police violence

A New Look at Police Violence Against Black Women

New book "Invisible No More" looks at how women of color are affected by racial profiling and police brutality

Black lesbian immigrant and police-misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie has penned a new book that documents…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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