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#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…

By The Shadow League

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Lessons From Kanye West About What NOT to Do in Business

Though the ultimate cause of Kanye West's recent antics may still be up for debate, these errors in judgement are still a cautionary tale about professionalism

After praising Donald Trump, telling black people to “stop focusing on racism,” trashing Jay-Z and…

By Selena Hill

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popular vote

Stop Focusing on Clinton Winning the Popular Vote

It's time to face facts and accept the truth; stop analyzing and start strategizing

To those questioning the fairness of Clinton losing the election despite getting more than 1.5…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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international students

Are International Students in Trump’s Crosshairs?

The higher ed community is concerned about restricted access for international students under Trump's presidency

Throughout his campaign, Donald J. Trump spoke disparagingly of immigrants. His calls to “ban” Muslims…

By Robin White Goode

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new year

How to Key Up For Success In the New Year

Here's how to gear up for a successful year

Welcome in the new year with open arms by implementing the following three strategies that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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gender

Transgender Awareness Week: #SayHerName

Centering black trans and queer women in the movement for black liberation

Last year was the deadliest on record for the trans community. In 2015, 21 transgender…

By Black Enterprise

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for-profit

For-Profit Stocks Rise With Trump’s Election

Predatory schools happy to see Republicans in charge

You may not be surprised to learn that the day after the election, for-profit stocks…

By Robin White Goode

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Trump Presidency

Yes, He Is Our President: Now Let’s Fight, Organize and Protect Our Interests

We may have lost the battle for freedom, equality, and love on Election Day, but the war is not over

The best way to fight the system is to get involved: join an organization, help…

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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