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Publicist Confirms: Music Icon Prince Dead at 57

Fans initially thought it was a hoax, but reports indicate sad news indeed true

According to reports, 57-year-old music icon, whose birth name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was found…

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Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

Major changes also come to the $10 and $5 bill

Treasury Department to add Harriet Tubman and other changes to the front and back of…

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

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What One Executive is Doing to Help #BringBackOurGirls Two Years Later

Act4Accountability co-founder opens up about continuing the conversation around Nigeria's missing school girls

See what Act4Accountability co-founder Omolola Adele-Oso says she’s doing to help #BringBackOurGirls

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Kobe’s Final Farewell vs. Golden State’s Bull Hunting

Which historical NBA event will you be watching tonight?

Tonight will be one of the most celebrated and historic regular season evenings in NBA…

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BET Acquires ‘Soul Train’ Franchise With Hopes To Preserve Legacy

Find out why BET Networks recently acquired the 'Soul Train' franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies

Learn how BET Networks recently acquired the ‘Soul Train’ franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron…

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Daisy Lewellyn, Author and ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star, Dies

Beauty expert and host succumbs to cancer at 36

Daisy Lewellyn, author, beauty expert and reality TV cast member of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,”…

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‘O.J. Is Innocent’ Controversial Docuseries Set To Be Produced by Martin Sheen

The six-episode series will premiere on Investigation Discovery in early 2017

Martin Sheen is set to produce ‘O.J. Is Innocent’ docuseries on Investigation Discovery. The six-episode…

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Civil and Human Rights Group Applauds Georgia Governor’s Veto of LGBT Discrimination Bill

Country does not need to discriminate to protect faith

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, promotes and protects the rights of all…

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Top Businesses Speak Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

NBA questions whether or not they will host the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte

Several big name companies take a stand against the recent passing of an anti-LGBT law…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Epix Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female tennis players

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female…

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4 Cool International Women’s Organizations Changing the World in a Big Way

These groups are combating skills gaps, gender violence,and more to level the playing field for all

These women’s organizations are making impact where it hits hardest, combating poverty, skills gaps and…

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Michael Jackson’s Estate Reaps $750 Million in Sony Venture Exit

The deal would give Sony control over the rights to almost 4 million songs

On Monday, March 14, Sony Corp. agreed to purchase Michael Jackson’s stake in a jointly…

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#PledgeForParity: International Women’s Day Launches with Empowerment and Advocacy

Corporate partners and advocates support equal opportunities for women in business, career and society at large

#PledgeforParity is the official theme for International Women’s Day, and people worldwide will take a…

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

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United Nations Announces 2016 Theme for International Women’s Day

The 2016 theme for International Women's Day is 'Step It Up for Gender Equality'

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Step It Up for Gender Equality.’

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Activist Van Jones Joins Artists For Bus Tour Leading Crisis Response In Flint

City tour to address issues around children, jobs, and environmental racism

City tour to address issues around children, jobs, and environmental racism, will now be led…

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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC Set Parting Ways Amid Public Dispute

TV journalist's contract is still active but she won't be the host of her namesake program

MSNBC has confirmed it is parting ways with TV journalist Melissa Harris-Perry amid public dispute…

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Top 10 Most Outrageous Chris Rock Oscar Moments

How Rock respectably made the whitest award show the blackest

BlackEnterprise.com compiled a few of the most memorable Chris Rock quotables from his appearance for…

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