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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

By Stanley Fritz

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Selena Hill

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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…

By Brian Armstead

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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…

By Selena Hill

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moments

In Case You Missed It: The Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments of the Week

A roundup of all of the gushiest and emotional moments of the week

Here’s a roundup of the moving speeches, sentimental surprises, and emotional goodbyes that occurred during…

By Selena Hill

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Farewell

Farewell, Obama: A Bittersweet Moment In History

Why watching Obama's epic farewell address was more bitter than sweet. See what Chris Tucker and Rev. Jesse Jackson said about it

BE’s very own Selena Hill spoke exclusively with Chris Tucker, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Mike Muse…

By Selena Hill

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black female

This Is the End of Black Female CEOs In Corporate America

Rosalind Brewer's retirement as CEO of Sam's Club signals the end of black women in the C-Suite at major corporations

Rosalind G. Brewer’s retirement as CEO of Sam’s Club marks the end of black female…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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petty

In Case You Missed It: The Young, Black, and Petty Edition

A week of celebrity feuds, break ups, and uproar on Black Twitter

Just in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of all of the petty circulating…

By Selena Hill

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Rosalind Brewer

Sam Club’s CEO Rosalind Brewer Set to Retire

The executive seeks new challenges as she moves forward.

After 5 years of leading the company, Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer is set to…

By Safon Floyd

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weekend

In Case You Missed It: Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

This week's round-up of the best stories circulating the web

From saying goodbye to President Obama to the future of cannabis in 2017, here are…

By Selena Hill

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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