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Astronaut

Black History Month: Retired Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr.

Learn more about the first black man to walk in space

Former NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. made history on February 9, 1995, when he…

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

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black

I Found Racism In A Country That’s 98% Black

Because white supremacy seems to exist in every corner of the world

During our program in Ghana, I watched as he came face to face with a…

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Rosa Parks

Black History Month: Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks

Quotes and little known facts about the civil rights leader

BE celebrates Rosa Parks, a legendary civil rights leader and a key player in the…

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Trump

3 Ways Trump Can Revitalize Minority Communities

Public-private partnerships and tax incentives for urban redevelopment are components of revitalization for minority communities

We must demand him to provide focused leadership in our communities by having him establish…

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Eldridge Cleaver

Black History Month: Black Panther Party Leader Eldridge Cleaver

Cleavers contributions to the Black Panther Party helped the group become a national sensation

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer, political activist, and one of the early leaders of the…

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natural hair

Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

A new study proves women of color with natural hairstyles face the most biases

Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they…

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Trump Presidency

Two Different American Realities Under Trump Presidency

Poll shows how Trump and Clinton supporters live in vastly two different worlds

As far as Trump supporters are concerned he is indeed helping to make American great…

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Moonlight

Black LGBTQ Film ‘Moonlight’ Scores 8 Oscar Noms Among Record Year in Diversity

Best film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay are among the top category nominations

Moonlight, a coming-of-age drama about gay African American man in Miami, has garnered eight Oscar…

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Trump’s “Mediocre Negroes” Aren’t Helping Our Community

You wouldn't call a firefighter to fix a flat tire, so why would Trump reach out to a comedian or rapper to address racial issues?

After meeting with Trump, Steve Harvey, Kanye West, and Jim Brown walked away with a…

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rosalind brewer

Former Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer Joins Starbucks Corporate Board

Starbucks now becomes one of the most diverse corporate boards

Find out how Rosalind Brewer’s recent appointment as one of Starbuck’s corporate directors now makes…

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Stacey Dash

4 Ways Stacey Dash Can Bounce Back After Being Fired From Fox

After being dropped from her gig on 'Fox News,' here are a few career options Dash could consider for her next steps

It’s not clear if Stacey Dash has any upcoming projects or gigs, but we shouldn’t…

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award

Award Ceremony Celebrates the Auto Industry’s Consumer Sales Diversity Efforts

The Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership (DVL) Awards celebrated brands that are driving sales leadership with ethnic consumers

The Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership (DVL) Awards celebrated automotive brands that are driving sales…

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police reform

DOJ Calls For Police Reform in Chicago and Baltimore

Sweeping police reforms will take place in Chicago and Baltimore

The Justice Department announced it has found reasonable cause to believe that the Chicago Police…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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March

5 Facts You Should Know about the Women’s March on Washington

March organizers are using this opportunity to educate and empower women to take both social and political change in their own hands

March organizers are using this opportunity to to educate and empower women to take both…

By Kali Wilder

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backlash

Selling Out or Building Bridges? Blacks Face Backlash for Aligning With Trump

Are black entertainers being exploited for simply meeting with Donald Trump?

Singer and songwriter Chrisette Michele is the latest target of black Twitter’s wrath after it…

By Selena Hill

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moved

Dear Donald Trump: We Shall Not Be Moved

Protestors vowed to defend King's dream and fight for Obama's legacy in D.C. under the Trump administration

Demonstrators gathered in the nation’s capital on MLK weekend to defend healthcare, jobs and the…

By Selena Hill

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inclusion

The Self-Made Barriers of Tech Inclusion

The oversaturation of buzzwords like 'diversity & inclusion' within the tech industry can actually perpetuate division. Here's how organizations can restore meaning to these terms and organically create a rich, diverse corporate culture

Tech Inclusion ultimately leads to the creation of the division between the majority and the…

By Nathaniel J.

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machine learning

What if Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had Access to Machine Learning?

Exploring the possibilities of Dr. King being a civil rights #techie

What if Dr. King had some of the modern marvels that we use daily to…

By Nathaniel J.

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quotes

5 Quotes from MLK that Still Apply Today

You would think Dr. King gave these quotes today

In addition to leading the Civil Rights Movement and being one of the greatest civic…

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How To

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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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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