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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…

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New Year's Eve

Ditch Your NYE’s Party Plans And Try One Of These Alternatives

Avoid the hassle and expensive and celebrate New Year's Eve like this

Instead of spending New Year’s Eve out on the town, try one of these three…

By Selena Hill

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Superstitions

11 New Year’s Eve Superstitions You Probably Do Each Year

The fun and strange customs we do every year

This is the time where many people engage in age-old traditions and rituals. Here are…

By Selena Hill

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2016 Rewind – In Case You Missed It

BE editors share their favorite articles of this year

Check out some of our editor’s favorite article picks of this year for you to…

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George Michael

Loss of Pop Star, Gay Icon George Michael in Wake of Rising Anti-LGBT Laws

More than 200 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced around the country in 2016

The death of pop star George Michael at age 53 due to a heart attack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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White House

10 Reasons Obama’s Presidency Will Go Down In History

Here are some of the president's biggest accomplishments

In a few short weeks, Obama’s tenure in the White House will officially come to…

By Selena Hill

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race matters

2016 Rewind – When Race Matters

Black Enterprise stresses why black lives matter to us as citizens, communities, and entrepreneurs.

Check out this rewind of the crucial times this year when Black Enterprise joined in…

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Fitness

#TechieFit: Set Realistic Fitness Goals This New Year’s

Five steps to get ready and drop that holiday weight with Romy Antoine, personal trainer, and Nathaniel J., your app-swag expert

80% of fitness resolution-ers fail to achieve their goals by the second week of February…

By Nathaniel J.

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Holiday

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

Here's a round-up of some of the best holiday stories that you must read this weekend

From Snoop Dogg as secret Santa to holiday depression, here’s a roundup of the best…

By Selena Hill

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police misconduct

Black Mother Arrested After Reporting Her Child In Danger

Image: Twitter

According to The Washington Post, a black mother was arrested after reporting that…

By Maryann Reid

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Gospel

The Good News & The Bad: The Biggest Gospel Music Stories of 2016

Here are the news headlines that had church folks buzzing all year long

Some 2016 stories were just as upsetting to the gospel music industry as Donald Trump’s…

By Bil Carpenter

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dylann roof

Jury Convicts Infamous Racist Killer Dylann Roof on All Charges

Justice has been served

Dylann Roof, the notorious killer who confessed to fatally shooting nine black church members, was…

By Selena Hill

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Shirley

Updated: Shirley Caesar’s #UNameIt Big Social Media Payout

The gospel legend is cashing out on the viral meme, sampled from her classic song "Hold My Mule"

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of DJ Suede, also known as “the Remix…

By Bil Carpenter

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Shemar

Actor Shemar Moore’s Journey to Independent Filmmaking

Moore's film, 'The Bounce Back,' proves that dependence on the Hollywood machine is no longer necessary for bringing creative content to the big screen

Rather than turning to the Hollywood machine to back his film, the 46-year-old sexy heartthrob…

By Selena Hill

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CNN

CNN’s Black Employees File a Class Action Suit Against the Company

The media conglomerate certainly has some explaining to do

Find out why African American CNN employees have banned together to file a class action…

By Safon Floyd

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Walter Scott

Judge Declares Mistrial in Murder Trial of Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer on trial for the fatal shooting Walter Lamar Scott, may possibly go free after the judge declares a mistrial

The judge in the murder trial of Michael Slager, the cop who killed Walter Scott,…

By Selena Hill

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2016: The Fight Is Not Over

3 ways you can take a stand and make a difference on a local, state, and national level

December 1, 2016 marks the 28th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, which is observed every…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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national day

Show Up and Stand Up for America

Showing up with integrity is the best way to overcome adversity, regardless of who is president

We can’t do anything about the election results, but we have a responsibility to show…

By Cameka Smith

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Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel and LeBron James Call Out Phil Jackson on ‘Posse’ Remark

Gumbel says sports commentators routinely disrespect black athletes

LeBron James recently let it be known that he has lost all respect for Phil…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sandra Bland

Geneva Reed-Veal, Mother of Sandra Bland, Is Fighting On

She continues her fight for justice

Geneva Reed-Veal opened about losing her daughter while she was in police custody last year…

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“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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