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Comedian Hannibal Buress Calls Bill Cosby ‘A Rapist’

Was the Comedy Central perform wrong for his joke?!

Funny man Hannibal Buress commands a stage whenever his presence is felt from state to…

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[REACTIONS] Beauty Business Boss Moves: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter

Consumers respond to news with mixed emotions, from cheers to disappointment

Beauty giant L’Oreal has acquired Carol’s Daughter, founded by Lisa Price, for an undisclosed amount,…

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National Association of Black Journalists Loses Support of CNN

President of the organization recently criticized the network

NABJ’s president, Bob Butler, loses support of CNN after criticizing their lack of diversity after…

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Maryland Voters Walk Out On President Obama

"Steady stream" of people head for exit while President rallies for Anthony Brown

President Obama making a rare appearance to support Maryland democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown just…

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WHO Declares Nigeria & Senegal Ebola Free

WHO: Many wealthy countries, with outstanding health systems, may have something to learn as well

When it comes to handling Ebola, some western nations may well be served taking a…

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15 Business Quotes For Every Successful Entrepreneur

The feeling of winning has never felt better

Greatness requires work, skill, a bit of luck, and a whole lot of faith. As…

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President Barack Obama’s Credit Card Was Declined

The president revealed that Michelle Obama picked up the check

The 44th President of the United States is widely the most parodied politician the world…

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Caribbean Nations Ban Travelers From Ebola-Hit Regions

Leaders taking stringent measures to keep virus away

They’ve been described as island paradises and some Caribbean nations want to keep it that…

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WATCH: Chris Rock Lists His Favorite Rappers In ‘Top Five’ Trailer

Is this Chris Rock's best film ever?!

After earning supreme praise from critics whom attended the Toronto International Film Festival, Chris Rock’s…

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Texas College Rejects Nigerian Students Due to Ebola

Navarro College denies international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases

Texas college in hot water for rejecting Nigerian students due to Ebola outbreak

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Ten Facts About the Ebola Virus

Be informed of this deadly disease

With the news of the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reaching…

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Chris Rock and Prince To Appear On SNL After Decades-Long Absence

The two titans set to appear Nov. 1

Prince and Chris Rock are making their enigmatic return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ after 20-plus…

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Fertility Faux Pas or Innovation? Should Companies Pay for Female Workers to Freeze Their Eggs?

Facebook and Apple agree to cover cost up to $20,000

Facebook and Apple have agreed to cover up to $20,000 of the cost for female…

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Chris Paul to Host the CP3 Foundation’s Event Advocating for Youth

Two Los Angeles-based organizations, L.A.’s BEST and Leaps n Boundz, will benefit

LA Clippers point guard, Chris Paul, will host a fundraiser for L.A.’s BEST and Leaps…

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Alicia Keys Heads Protests for kidnapped Nigerian girls

Alicia Keys Protests for Lost Nigerian Girls

After six months, kidnapped girls are still reported missing

Alicia Keys, citing the fact that she is a mother, holds a protest to bring…

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Millions To Take A Stand Against LGBT Teen Bullying On Oct 16

Everyone from Oprah to Laverne Cox is going purple in honor of Spirit Day

Millions will go purple on Spirit Day, October 16, in a stand against bullying and…

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Protesters Champion ‘Black Lives Matter’ at Monday Night Football Game

Efforts part of the 'Moral Monday'

Protesters fighting to raise awareness about 18-year-old Michael Brown championed ‘Black Lives’ at yesterday’s Monday…

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Cornel West, 49 Others, Arrested At Ferguson Protest

No reports on whether West posted bail, yet.

Civil rights activist and noted advocate against injustice, Cornel West, was among more than 49…

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Nigeria’s President Threatens To Sue Website That Ranked Him One of the Top 10 Richest

Website removes Goodluck Jonathan from richest African ruler list after litigation threat

The website Richest Lifestyle is feeling the wrath of Goodluck Jonathan, the president of Nigeria.
In…

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Amazon To Open Physical Store in New York City

The e-commerce giant's store will launch in midtown Manhattan

The e-commerce juggernaut will open up its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City. Amazon…

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Nene Leakes Makes More Than $1.5 Million Per ‘Atlanta Housewives’ Season

Rumor almost dispelled as reality TV hints about her salary

Nene Leakes, the outspoken ‘OG’ of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ is rumored to make more…

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Colin Kaepernick Fined $10,000 for Wearing Beats by Dre Headphones

San Fransisco 49ers player reprimanded for sporting non-sponsored gear

Colin Kaepernick wore bright pink Beats by Dre Headphones despite the NFL’s deal with Bose…

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Google’s Chief Fears That Surveillance Scandal Will ‘Break the Internet’

Chairman Eric Schmidt is concerned for our Internet safety

The United States surveillance scandal has frightened some big names within the tech world. They…

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REVIEW: Is ‘Dear White People’ Worth Your Precious Dollars?!

Justin Simien's Sundace-approved satire has sharp wit

When Dear White People, written and directed by first-time filmmaker Justin Simien, made its debut…

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Witnesses Monster’s Evolution

Evolve bridges the gap between influencers and 'Monsters'

Black Enterprise was on hand at New York’s The Standard NYC hotel to talk about…

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Spike Lee To Direct Documentary About Phil Jackson’s Triangle Offense

The die-hard Knicks fan breaks down the Triangle

With the NBA preseason in full swing, attention has quickly shifted to the maligned New…

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Kerry Washington to Star In Malcolm D. Lee’s ‘Is He the One?’

'Scandal' actress is taking her superstar talents back to the big screen

‘Scandal’ star, Kerry Washington, is bringing her talents back to the big screen in Malcolm…

By Kevin L. Clark

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First 100 Days: Ras Baraka’s Journey and Milestones

A snapshot of Cory Booker's successor, as newly-minted Newark, N.J. leader looks back

Victories and setbacks for newly-minted Newark, N.J., mayor as he looks back on first chapter.

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New Study: Millennials Are Addicted to Their Smartphones

They use phones daily to text, tweet and do business from banking to shopping

Millennials are hooked on smartphone technology as witnessed everyday at restaurants, in traffic, and on…

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10 African Proverbs to Inspire Every Entrepreneur

From Xhosa to Ashanti, these quotes will inspire

In life and business, these African Proverbs can help you find motivation to achieve success.

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Stage, Screen, and Television Legend Geoffrey Holder Dies

The multifaceted performed was 84-years-old

Millennials may best remember this famed performer as Nelson from 1992′s Boomerang, but that was…

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Bestselling Author ‘Zane’ Files For Bankruptcy

Erotica writer owes $540,000 in back taxes

Kristina Laferne Roberts, better known as Zane, owes $540,000 in back taxes to the IRS.…

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10 Financial Institutions Hit By Hackers

These financial institutions suffered recent violations and data breaches

With the recent cases of Home Depot and JP Morgan being hacked, we take a…

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Coalitions: Prop 47 Set to Reverse Decades of Harm Caused By Mass Incarceration Of Minorities

Groups push California measure on November ballot to reduce prison population

California voters can help reverse over-incarceration and overcharging of low-level, nonviolent offenders, according to diverse…

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The inspirational guru makes her TV return with 'Fix My Life' on OWN

6 Black Men, 87 Children Between Them: Iyanla Vanzant Intervenes

Emotional national discussion about the responsibilities of fatherhood

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In an “Iyanla: Fix My Life” special television event on…

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Hilton Worldwide Sells Waldorf Astoria to Chinese Insurer For $1.95 Billion

Iconic hotel will undergo immediate renovations

New York City’s iconic Waldorf Astoria has been sold by its company, Hilton Worldwide, to…

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

The new NBA TV deal will bank $24 billion for the company, while exposing the…

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WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘i’ At Toronto’s We Day Festival

20,000 young minds expressed love for K. Dot

In front of 20,000 youth and educators supporting the wave, Kendrick Lamar took a break…

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10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America

Based on FBI data from all 17,000 agencies

Check out this list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America, according to crime data.

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Don King Breaches Contract and Sued for $2.4 Million for Canceled Fight

The Cleveland native had been sued for $2.4 million over canceled fight

Don King has been found liable by a U.S. District Court Judge and sued for…

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Jordan Davis Assailant, Michael Dunn, Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

The 47-year-old Floridian cited 'Stand Your Ground' but was found responsible.

47-year-old Michael Dunn has been found guilty of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis and will face…

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Hosted by MC Lyte, Loni Love, and Angelique Perrin, expansion set to begin Oct. 4

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

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CDC: First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S. Confirmed

Deadly virus has killed more than 3,000 in West Africa

We thought the battle against the Ebola virus was being waged in West Africa, but…

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Clear & Present Danger: Secret Service Fail President Twice

One armed intruder makes it into the White House; another rides elevator with the President

One armed intruder makes it deep into the White House, and another rides elevator with…

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PayPal to Split From eBay – Apple Pay Direct Competition

The fast growing e-commerce company is going its own way

Investors have reason to applaud the changing rules of the game as PayPal, the electronic…

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Twitter Reacts to Jesse Williams’ ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Boycott

The activist-actor calls on others to reject Ridley Scott's new movie

In Ridley Scott’s Exodus Gods and Kings movie, the director has gone historically inaccurate. Actor…

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10 Tweets Commemorating the #MikeBrownMemorial That You Should See

Social media serves up disdain for desecrating Mike Brown's memorial

Ferguson was again thrusted into the spotlight when Michael Brown’s memorial was torched. Twitter responded…

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President Obama Addresses Michael Brown Shooting At Congressional Black Caucus Dinner

Events are having "corrosive effect on the nation," Obama says

President Obama was speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus dinner where he addressed the Michael…

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10 Best States for Black Household Wealth

These places are full of the best household incomes for Blacks

As we all know, African Americans are the predominate force consuming products in the country.…

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WATCH: Video Shows Police Shooting at John Crawford III

Were the cops right? Or wrong? Speak on it below!

Video shows more detail into the shooting death of John Crawford III.

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Twitterverse Explodes Over Presidential “Latte Salute”

Avalanche of criticism descends after President salutes with coffee cup in hand

Avalanche of criticism descends after President salutes with coffee cup in hand.

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Jeff Taylor Arrested for Domestic Violence

Charlotte Hornets’ Jeff Taylor Charged with Domestic Assault

As the controversy from the NFL continues, the NBA is hit with this news

As the NFL is reeling from its own domestic violence issues, the NBA gets hit…

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Petition Demands Retraction of NY Times’ Op-Ed on Shonda Rhimes

Civil rights group wants publication to fix broken editing process

The ColorofChange.org is demanding that beyond expressing remorse The New York Times needs to take…

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New York Times First Black Executive Editor Opens Up About Diversity in the Newsroom

Dean Baquet speaks on his obligation to diversify his staff

New York Times first black executive editor, Dean Baquet, addresses the need for more diversity…

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Resign From Office

The 63-year-old will announce his departure later today

Breaking news from Washington, D.C., finds Attorney General Eric Holder resigning from his position.
According to…

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10 Web Reactions to The New York Times’ ‘Angry Black Woman’ Op-Ed

Gladiators united to support 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

Last week, Shonda Rhimes was embroiled in a tête-à-tête with the New York Times over…

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Top 20 Colleges Minting the Most Billionaires

These schools have educated the world's most wealthy

These higher learning institutions around the world have educated the most wealthy people in the…

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Survey: 62% of Employers Believe Minimum Wage Should Be Increased

Majority of people earning minimum wage struggle to make ends meet

A nationwide survey was conducted to determine the number of employers in favor of increasing…

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Top of the Upper Class: 155 New Billionaires Minted in 2014

Few people of color: 2 are African American and several hail from Africa

Michael Jordan and other new faces join the billionaire club, bringing total accumulated wealth to…

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Shaun King Exposes Ferguson PD Lies About Michael Brown Case

Thomas Jackson and his ilk have some explaining to do

The Internet is truly a wonderful creation. It’s reach knows no bounds or limitations. Whether…

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Obama Administration to Launch New Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

White House to launch new "It's On Us" campaign on Sept. 19

Obama administration plans to expand on its efforts to prevent sexual assault on college campuses…

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Nick Cannon Sports $2 Million Shoes on Red Carpet

Social media critics slam him; Entertainment powerhouse says he'll donate for charity

Nick Cannon recently wore $2 million diamond shoes to the finale of America’s Got Talent.…

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New Kendrick Lamar Single Artwork Builds Anticipation For Sophomore Album

The cryptic cover art has everyone guessing what K.Dot is up to

For those not keeping score, Top Dawg’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith announced a few months…

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Diversity MBA Leadership Conference Addresses Workplace Diversity in Crisis

White women are better represented today in corporate America, but people of color are not

Workplace diversity is in crisis, according to reports. White women are better represented today in…

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‘Human Catastrophe’: $1 Billion Needed To Fight Ebola From Doubling

Heightened role of the U.S. will include new treatment facilities

President Obama, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations all plan on funding the…

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Survey: Nearly 10% Of Americans Go To Work High On Marijuana

Results find people are smoking before going in to work

According to a recent survey, nearly 10% of Americans who are gainfully employed show up…

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Adrian Peterson Nike Endorsement Deal Suspended

Adrian Peterson’s Nike Endorsement Suspended

Sporting giant takes actions while the running back's legal issues raises concerns

Nike has suspended their endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson due to the Minnesota Vikings’ running…

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Small Business advice from Twitter’s Founder

Co-Founder of Paypal: “Probably A Lot of Pot-Smoking At Twitter”

Billionaire venture capitalist believes social media site "horribly mismanaged"

Billionaire venture capitalist believes Twitter is “horribly mismanaged.”

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Senator Cory Booker introduces domestic violence bill

Cory Booker Introduces Bill Aimed at Sports Leagues

Legislation focuses on help to support victims of domestic violence

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced a domestic violence bills that would strip away…

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Rapper 50 Cent’s Grandmother Passes Away

News of Beluah Jackson's passing revealed by hip-hop mogul's cousin

Beluah Jackson was the person 50 Cent loved most in this world. Her passing is…

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The 15 #GoodellMustGo Tweets You Should See

Social media advocates for the NFL Commish's resignation

Twitter and social media are raising awareness about Roger Goodell’s ineptness through the #GoodellMustGo hashtag.

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Report: Floyd Mayweather Stiffs Waitress After $32 Million Fight

Restaurant professional claims she did not receive gratuity on 5-figure bill

According to reports, boxer Floyd Mayweather did not pay gratuity on a 5-figure restaurant bill…

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Reports: Read In Detail How Michael Brown Lost His Life

Based on eyewitness testimony, audio and the autopsy report

With a new poll in St. Louis County spotlighting the deep racial divide over the…

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Frank Ocean’s Father Sues Russell Simmons For $142M

No word from the 'Channel Orange' singer yet

Calvin Cooksey, the father of R&B singer Frank Ocean, is suing Russell Simmons’ Global Grind…

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Reports: Young Man Shot By Police Over Toy Sword

Saratoga Springs, Utah resident was brandishing a souvenir when shot

Saratoga Springs, Utah, has been rocked with tragedy as 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot and…

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‘Minecraft’ Creator Leaves After Microsoft Buys Company For $2.5B

Markus Persson leaves company to pursue smaller web experiments

Microsoft, a software and hardware juggernaut within the video game community, acquired Mojang, the company…

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Reports: Kanye West Forces Wheelchair-Bound Audience Member To Stand-Up

Yeezus manages to drive the masses insane

Kanye West took his arrogance to a new level, according to reports, when he tried…

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[WATCH] Nike Unveiling New LeBron 12′s During Worldwide Event

Akron, Ohio's own continues to dominated the sportswear game

Nike is gearing up to share the new LeBron 12′s with the world, as they…

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Library of Congress to House Rosa Parks Papers

Collection on 10-year loan from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation

The historical collection of American icon, Rosa Parks, will now be housed at the Library…

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VIBE Magazine will no longer have a print edition

VIBE Magazine Ends Print Edition

Spin Media Group CEO says they will keep their focus online

VIBE Magazine will no longer do print editions of the magazine, instead, focusing on online…

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15 Reactions To Oscar Pistorius ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict

Social media on fire after verdict announced

Twitter blew up over Oscar Pistorius being found ‘not guilty’ for killing his girlfriend, Reeva…

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25 Most Heartfelt #NeverForget Moments Dedicated to 9/11

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the world pays its respects

Today marks the 13th anniversary since the attacks on American soil happened. Twitter remembers 9/11…

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Mike Tyson Flips Out During Interview on Live Canadian TV

Question about controversial past sparks tirade

News anchor Nathan Downer questioned Mike Tyson about 1992 rape conviction, the former heavyweight champ…

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New Work-at-Home Scheme Hits NYC

Be cautious about work-from-home jobs scams

If you’re thinking of taking on a work-from-home opportunity, think twice before signing on the…

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Report: President Obama Denied Access to Prestigious Golf Clubs

The president was in New York to attend wedding and fundraising events

It’s been reported that several prestigious golf clubs in the NY area wouldn’t accommodate President…

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Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Earns $500M In First Day In Stores

The sci-fi shooter is the biggest launch in gaming history

The sci-fi first-person-shooter game has made $500M in sales from the first day in stores.…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Shreds Competition At ‘NHL ’15′ Event

Boston Bruins' star Patrice Bergeron loses to a 14-year-old super fan

Black Enterprise was on hand to witness Boston Bruins and EA Sports’ cover star, Patrice…

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[WATCH] Ferguson Kids Send Message to White America About Racism

Six black children discuss the need to end racism

In video, six black youth from Ferguson, Missouri, discuss the need to end racism in…

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CeeLo Green Continues to Suffer Consequences After Rape Comments

Entertainer cut from two festivals

According to reports, recording artist CeeLo Green is continuing to pay for the price for…

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[Exclusive] Anthony Brown: The Man Who Wants To Lead Maryland (Part 2)

Maryland Lt. governor could be on the cusp of making state history

Maryland Lt.Governor could be on the cusp of making state history.

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New Witness Claims Michael Brown Was Shot With ‘Hands Up’

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the witness shares grisly details

A new witness has step forth to detail just how 18-year-old Michael Brown died.

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Rocksteady’s ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ To Launch June 2015

Fans of The Dark Knight rejoice!

Rocksteady Studios’ last effort to give us the Dark Knight’s story comes in the form…

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Black Women Left Behind in Employment Growth

Black female unemployment rate remains stagnant

According to a National Women’s Law Center analysis, black women are the only demographic group…

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Another NBA Owner to Lose Team After Alleged ‘Racist Rant’

Atlanta Hawks owner giving up majority stake after "racially offensive" e-mail

Atlanta Hawks’ Levensen’s inner Don Sterling alledgedly rears ugly head.

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Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dead At 93

CEO passed away from health complications

S. Truett Cathy, the founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A, passed away from health complications at…

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[Exclusive] Anthony Brown: The Man Who Wants To Lead Maryland (Part 1)

Lt. governor could be on the cusp of making Maryland state history

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown could be on the cusp of making Maryland state history.

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WATCH: Bungie’s Live-Action ‘Destiny’ Trailer Is Cliche But Fun

Cheeky, yes, but it's slated to be a smash hit

With less than a week left until Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ hit shelves, the company lets loose…

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Serena Williams Wins Grand Slam Title

It's her 18th victory, tying with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, at U.S. Open

Tennis phenom Serena Williams won her 18th Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open today,…

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Over $500,000 In Crowdfunding Raised For Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson

Racially charged campaigns stop taking donations online

The Crowdfunding site GoFundMe faces pressure to shut down fundraising campaigns collecting money for controversial…

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Report Finds Black Suspects Are Overrepresented In Newscasts

Findings indicate New York City TV stations give lopsided coverage of black crime

News coverage of black crime suspects is biased. A report from Media Matters found that…

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15 #BlackTwitterStudyResults You Should See

Findings back-fire as social media reflects dissatifaction with the study

USC decided to study Black Twitter. They responded in anger with #BlackTwitterStudyResults ethering the report.

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Chicago Businessman Helps Family of Homeless Little League Champ

Businessman agrees to pay homeless little league player families rent for a year

One Chicago businessman has offered to pay a year’s rent for homeless Jackie Robinson West…

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Ferguson Police Wearing Body Cameras

Will this change how they act around citizens?

Ferguson police have finally begun to wear body cameras, but is it enough to change…

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Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks’ Artifacts For $4.5 Million

No plans on what to do with the civil rights leader's items have been announced

The late, great Civil Rights pioneer, Rosa Parks, has had her life mementos purchased by…

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Government Wants To Buy 12 Acres Of Weed From Pot Farmers

The purpose is for research, marijuana still illegal federally

The government wants to buy 12 acres of marijuana for research according to a listing…

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Louisiana Governor Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core Standards

Legislator says administration violating the Constitution's 10th Amendment

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal proves his strong opposition to Common Core State Standards with a…

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BET Apologizes For Joke About Blue Ivy’s Hair

President Stephen Hill contacted Carters personally and took to Twitter to make amends

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All chaos broke loose on social media, as fans…

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Gap: Pay Disparities Between Male and Female Employees Eliminated

Retail brand also leads industry with a high percentage of women in leadership positions

Going against the grain of women earning less than men, Gap says all their employees…

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New Audio Allegedly Captures Darren Wilson Shooting Michael Brown

An unidentified neighbor records Michael Brown's last moments

In light of Michael Brown’s funeral, which found everyone from Spike Lee to Al Sharpton…

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Pharrell Being Sued for $1 Million

The producer of ARTST TLK is not 'happy' with the artist

‘Happy’ Pharrell Williams is being sued by the producer of his YouTube show, ARTST TLK…

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OWN Special Report: Face-to-face with Ferguson Police Chief And Michael Brown’s Uncle

Iyanla 'Fix My Life' episode on healing to air this Tuesday

Special episode of “Fix Your Life,” includes Iyanla Vanzant’s trip to Ferguson, Missouri, as she…

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Navy Releases 12-Year Veteran for Refusing to Cut Natural Hair

Jessica Sims gets discharged from the Navy after taking a stand against cutting her dreadlocks

In heat of receiving criticism for its racially biased hair regulations, the Navy has released…

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Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Shot At Chris Brown’s Pre-VMA Party

The Death Row CEO was shot six times

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight was shot six times at a pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown.…

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LIVE: Watch Michael Brown’s Funeral As Community Pays Its Respect

Streaming live from Ferguson, Missouri

Michael Brown’s homecoming is today (Aug. 25), as the 18-year-old was shot dead by police…

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Pharmacy Chief Kermit Crawford Retiring from Walgreens

Thirty-one-year veteran may have been pressured to leave after "bungled" forecast

Walgreens pharmacy chief, Kermit Crawford, is retiring after “bungled” multibillion-dollar forecast.

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Mariah Carey Bars Nick Cannon From Talking About Impending Divorce

Is it a wrap for the celebrity couple

Has Nick Cannon’s confessional cost him his marriage to Mariah Carey and shared property?
Less…

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Editor Sues People Magazine for Racial Discrimination

Journalist says she was treated like a second-class citizen at the publication

Former People magazine editor, Tatsha Robertson, is suing the publication for racial discrimination.

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Civil Rights Group To Livestream Coverage Of Events From Ferguson

Color Of Change partners with We Act Radio

Over the past week, ColorofChange.org, the largest online civil rights organization in the country, has…

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Tourists Disrespect Michael Brown Silent Protest In Philadelphia

Ignorance is bliss when taking a selfie

Last weekend, the protests against the villainy that happened in Ferguson, Missouri, took root at…

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Joe the Plumber Calls Ferguson Protesters ‘Cockroaches’

Conservative activist Samuel Wurzelbacher shares thoughts via social media

Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as ‘Joe the Plumber,’ has risen again to voice his frustrations…

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$285 Million Dilemma: Kevin Durant Caught Between Nike & Under Armour

Deal would be Under Armour's biggest sponsorship endorsement

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant is getting paid and Nike and Under Armour will have…

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Offers to Pay for Michael Brown’s Funeral

Fraternity also challenges other black Greek organizations to take action against the latest attacks on young black men

Standing by their commitment to social justice, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has offered to…

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Kevin Durant Claims ‘Best Shooter’ Title At NBA 2K15 ‘Uncensored’ Event

The four-time scoring champion puffs out his chest

Last night (Aug. 19), Black Enterprise was in the building for a special occasion. Members…

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Perspectives: 10 Candid Thoughts About #PostRacialAmerica

Twitter users weigh in about today's prejudices after Michael Brown shooting

President Barack Obama addressed the nation Aug. 18 about events that transpired in the U.S.…

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Sybrina Fulton Writes Heartfelt Letter to Michael Brown’s Family

Trayvon Martin's mother tells family their son's life will not be in vain

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, wrote a heartfelt letter to the family of slain…

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Black Lives Matter: A Tribute to Black Men Killed By Police

We must stand up and protect ourselves

Michael Brown is the latest name added to a list of victims whose lives were…

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J. Cole, Nelly, and More Take Action in Honoring Michael Brown

Celebrities speak out in the death of unarmed teen

In the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death, celebrities use their platform to help bring justice…

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KKK Calls Michael Brown Shooter A ‘Hero’; Raises Money For Defense

The Klan calls 18-year-old Michael Brown a "punk"

The devastation rocking the small Missouri town has been dealt another blow in the form…

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sybrina Fulton Calls Out America

Is unconvinced that America is dedicated to fighting racism

As the media continues to opine over the results of Michael Brown’s autopsy, Sybrina Fulton…

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Former NBA Player Calls Reverend Al Sharpton A ‘Coon’

Gilbert Arenas used a racial slur to criticize the MSNBC contributor

The death of Michael Brown has provoked a lot of thoughts, discussions, and criticism from…

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Black Youth Project Joins Protest Denouncing Shootings of Unarmed Black Men

Group asks young people to submit video diaries of police brutality

In the past two weeks, BYP1000 reports that police officers have strangled, shot and killed…

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LGBT Advocates Stand In Solidarity With Michael Brown’s Family and Ferguson Protestors

Community speaks out against racial profiling and police brutality

The LGBT community rallies to support the family of Michael Brown, a black teen who…

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#JusticeForMikeBrown: #HBCUs Stand Together in Protest to Raise Awareness

HBCUs shoot powerful #HandsUpDontShoot pictures

In honor of unarmed Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown’s death, HBCUs across the nation have…

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Photos From Ferguson And 1960s Protests Show How Little Has Changed

Social media is in uproar with photos of police response to civil rights protests

For many, the scene in Ferguson looks like something out of the 1960s, with many…

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President Obama Speaks Out Against Ferguson Police Using Excessive Force

Highway patrol takes over security from local police

President Obama has spoken out against Ferguson, MO police department’s response to protests after shooting…

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Job Applications: Criminal Record Question Could Be Banned

Report: "Ban the Box" movement growing in momentum and impacting hiring

Striking out the ‘have you been convicted’ questions could give ex-convicts a fair shake at…

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Two Reporters Arrested, Detained In Ferguson, Mo.

Protests after the shooting of Michael Brown met with extreme police response

Two reporters, one Black and one White, were arrested and detained in a McDonald’s located…

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Woman Fired From Job for Not Being “Black Enough” Wins Lawsuit

Biracial woman Rachel Brothers awarded $11,000 in lawsuit

Rachel Brothers, a biracial woman from Canada, has won a lawsuit against her old employer…

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President Obama Releases Statement on the Death of Michael Brown

POTUS calls death 'heartbreaking,' sends condolences to family

President Obama issues a statement on the death of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown

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10 Most Heartbreaking #IfIWasGunnedDown Tweets You Should See

Events in Ferguson, Missouri have spawned outrage and trending topic

Things are already becoming a lot worse for people in Ferguson, Missouri, before anything has…

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Gaming Record: Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ Is No. 1 Most Pre-Ordered IP

The sci-fi first-person shooter has made history

The sci-fi first-person shooter, Destiny, has gone down in gaming history as one of the…

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President Barack Obama Issues Statement On Robin Williams’ Death

Commander-in-Chief expresses grief for the comedic genius

The 63-year-old comedian took his life Aug. 11 which prompted President Obama to sum up…

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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal Raised $80 Million For Homeless

For two decades comedic trio hosted Comic Relief fundraisers

Generations of fans of the late Robin Williams recall how the comedic talent along with…

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Report: Black Men Need More Education Than Whites To Get Same Job

However, earning high-school diploma gives African-American male a 50% larger impact

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A recent study by an advocacy group suggests that black men and white men…

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How Fake $100 Bills Avoided Detection

Forgeries were so good they were only detected by Fed Reserve

Clever counterfeiters evaded Secret Service for more than a decade. Here’s how.

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Michael Brown Shooting: NAACP Issues Statement

Reports say the unarmed 18-year-old was killed in his neighborhood

The death of Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson police officer outside an…

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$525,000: Barneys Pays to Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

Retailer to also hire anti-profiling consultant

After an investigation on multiple complaints of racial profiling, Barneys New York has agreed to…

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Hillary Clinton Speaks Out Against Obama Administration

Former Secretary of State criticizes foreign policy on Syria, Iran

Hillary Clinton criticizes President Obama on foreign policy on Syria, Iran in recent interview.

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Judge Joe Brown Loses Bid To Become Tennessee District Attorney

Loses to incumbent Republican DA

TV’s Judge Joe Brown loses his bid to become a district attorney in Tennessee

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AFROPUNK Announces D’Angelo, Gianni Lee, And More For Annual Festival

The soulful crooner will be joined by the alternative world's finest

Marking its 10th year of exciting, culture-defining entertainment, the 2014 AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn’s…

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Quality Connections: How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Professional Brand

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist LC Johnson teaches women how to brand themselves…

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Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

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