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4 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss Epic & Co.’s Trunk Show

Network with top influencers and innovators on at a rooftop lounge overlooking the Manhattan skyline

Epic & Co. is hosting its seventh annual Trunk Show this weekend in New York…

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Roland Martin Calls Out Bill O’Reilly For His Black Lives Matter Attack

'I am not calling him a racist, I’m saying he plays the race card'

NewsOne Now, host and managing editor Roland S. Martin spoke out against Fox News Host…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Digital Snapshot

Our first digital snapshot featuring the month's best stories

Here’s a digital snapshot of African American cannabis entrepreneurs and what they’ve been doing, breaking…

By Maryann Reid

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White House Announces $21 Million In Grants For Summer Jobs and Impact Hubs

Grants for cities like Detroit and Los Angeles to connect disadvantaged youth

The White House and the Department of Labor announced new steps to advance that effort…

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

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George Zimmerman Tries to Fund Fight Against Black Lives Matter, Auctions Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

The acquitted killer George Zimmerman attempted to sell his firearm online

George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Discover How To Run a Successful Online Business from Melinda Emerson

Tips on what it takes to run a successful online business, from the #SmallBizLady Twitter chat

Understand what goes into running a successful online business with Melinda Emerson, as she shares…

By Cristie Leondis

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My Brother’s Keeper: White House Cabinet Members Talk Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Maria Contreras-Sweet and Broderick Johnson share why initiative is vital and going strong

This week, media, industry leaders and members of President Obama’s cabinet gathered at the Apollo…

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American Idol Files For Bankruptcy Less Than A Month After Series’ Finale

Producers unable to to replace revenue from American Idol's runaway success

The producer of “American Idol” has filed for bankruptcy less than a month after the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Billion Reasons to Watch Our World!

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:00 p.m. EST

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network…

By Jessica White

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘Hillary Wasn’t Pandering With Hot Sauce Comment’

As promised, here's Part II of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

BlackEnterprise.com asks Charlamagne about the infamous Hillary Clinton hot-sauce incident.

By Hailey Wallace

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Civil Rights Hunger Strikers

Civil Rights Anthem “We Shall Overcome” Now Subject Of Major Lawsuit

Federal court asked to place iconic song in the public domain

One of the most iconic protest songs of the Civil Rights movement, ‘We Shall Overcome’…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Steve Harvey is Bringing Home the Bacon and Cooking it With Ease

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET

This weekend catch an all new episode of Our World with Black Enterprise featuring entertainment…

By Jessica White

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Baltimore Unrest One Year Later, Has Anything Changed Since Freddie Gray’s Death?

Police reform is in the works but city still faces unemployment, crime, and poverty

The Rev. Jamal Bryant, the politically influential Baltimore pastor who delivered the eulogy at Freddie…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Wages for Young College Graduates Remains the Same as in 2000

New report shows the reality young workers will face in today's job market

New report shows a stagnant in wage growth among college graduates for the last 16…

By Courtney Connley

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BE Staff Share Their All-Time Favorite Prince Songs

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out.

By Maryann Reid

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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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