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Hillary Clinton’s 10 Missteps in the 2016 Election

A closer look as to how Hillary lost this election, according to Republican strategist John Burnett

Secretary Clinton and her cohort’s made some critical missteps, which helped aid Trump’s victory. Take…

By John Burnett

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Melania

The Real Reason Melania Won, Not Trump

Is Melania Trump the real winner in all of this?

Find out the real reason Donald Trump won the Presidential Election and what Melania Trump…

By Maryann Reid

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Gwen Ifill

Renowned Black Journalist and PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies at 61

The respected journalist will be sorely missed in media

“PBS NewsHour” and “Washington Week” TV anchor Gwen Ifill passed away Monday following a long…

By Selena Hill

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muslim ban

Ask Sheree: Dealing With Post-Election Fear and Anger

Channel your post-election energy from anger and fear into taking action

Many people are deeply concerned, angry, frustrated and afraid of what will happen to us…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Veteran

91-Year-Old Veteran Fights Two Wars and Becomes Crusader

The inspiring story of Marvin Gilmore

Marvin Gilmore is a World War II veteran, who fought for the U.S. while fighting racism…

By Black Enterprise

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global

Executive Leadership Council at 30: Push for Global Business Diversity

Highlights from the 30th anniversary celebration of the Executive Leadership Council

Highlights from the 30th Anniversary of the Executive Leadership Council, the leading organization of black…

By Derek T. Dingle

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social issues

These Companies Are Stepping Up To Talk About Social Issues

They're creating environments where diverse employees and opinions are valued

Companies like TIAA and General Mills are engaging their employees in conversation about diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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House

Democrats Seek Control of US House of Representatives

Will Dems be able to gain 30 seats and win control of the House on Election Day?

The best chance for Dems to win control of the House is in a presidential…

By John Burnett

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Vote

Knowledge is Key When You Vote and When You Give

Informed giving is critical to making your voice heard

Because giving is a “vote” of support, your voice matters just like it does in…

By Halima Leak Francis

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images

Why Black Youth Need Positive Black Images

Anti-black bias is still prevalent in our society, particularly in mainstream media. Parents can counter the negative effects of this social ill by exposing their children to positive representations of the black community

Find out why it is abundantly important for black youth to have positive black images…

By Jared Brown

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Gloria

Saying Goodbye to Best-Selling Author Gloria Naylor

The author of the highly-acclaimed novel, “The Women of Brewster," has died at the age of 66

Leaving behind a body of literary gold, it has been confirmed that award-winning author Gloria…

By Selena Hill

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criminal justice

The Criminal Justice System Is Racist by Design

An op-ed by Jared Brown explores if modest reforms to the criminal justice system can fix a system that is racist by design

Learn how a few modest reforms to the criminal justice system attempts to fix a…

By Jared Brown

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Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams: ‘We Have to Normalize Blackness’

Pearls of wisdom and truth from Jesse Williams' panel discussion, at this year's Advertising Week conference

Find out what actor/activist Jesse Williams had to say about activism and black oppression during…

By Selena Hill

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National African American Museum

Scenes from the National African American Museum Dedication: Honoring Our Past, Engaging in Today’s Conversation on Race

#APeoplesJourney - Pres. Obama: “We’re not a burden on America or a stain on America or an object of shame and pity for America. We are America.”

Check out BE SVP/Chief Content Officer, Derek Dingle’s recap of the highly anticipated National African…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Tulsa police

ACLU Calls Tulsa Police Cold Blooded Murderers and Bold-Faced Liars Following Terence Crutcher Shooting

The U.S. Department of Justice is asked to investigate, after Tulsa, O.K. police officers shoot and kill an unarmed black man

The U.S. Department of Justice has been asked to investigate the shooting death by Tulsa…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Freedman's Bank

U.S. Treasury To Host The Freedman’s Bank Forum

The Freedman’s Bank Forum will take place on Friday, September 23rd at the U.S. Department of Treasury…

By Black Enterprise

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chicago

The Black Lives That Impact More in Chicago

Community ownership, hope, and action for positive change

 
On average, 12 people are shot in Chicago every day. According to the Chicago Tribune,…

By John Hope Bryant

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Freedman's Bank

How U.S. Backed Banks Robbed Ex-Slaves of $66 Million

This historical analysis of the relationship between African Americans and banks underscores the significance of banking black today

Booker T. Washington, the Founder of the Tuskegee Institute and the son of slaves, once…

By Jared Brown

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black lives matter

[OP-ED] Dear Omari Hardwick: Black Lives Matter Is More Than A Hashtag

Movement has ignited a new generation to join the fight for black freedom

As a 28-year-old black woman dedicated to the advancement and liberation of people of color,…

By Selena Hill

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trump

Don’t Fall For Trump “Okeydoke”

While appearing to finally make the summer campaign pivot, Trump’s condescending approach in discussing African American issues could backfire

One week ago, Donald Trump announced he was dumping his presidential campaign leadership and bringing…

By Corey Ealons

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How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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