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Dr. Paula A. Johnson, president, Wellesley College

Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

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Doug E Fresh Headlined Opening Day at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

Beat-box master performed classic hits for audience

“The Original Human Beat Box” Doug E. Fresh will be performing during the opening day…

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Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Song Boost Red Lobster Sales by 33%

Red Lobster reports 33% increase in sales from the star's latest hit single

Red Lobster reports 33% increase in sales from Beyonce’s latest hit song.

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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

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5 Fun Things To Do This Valentine’s Day In and Around New York City

From a brunch cruise to a comedy show, your valentine won't be disappointed

Black Enterprise shares the five top events on Valentine’s day in the New York City/…

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What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

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Decoded in ‘Formation’: Beyonce’s Powerful–and Profitable–Tour Legacy

Take a look back at Queen Bey's top multimillion-dollar performances

Beyonce made major waves announcing a new world tour called “Formation” during Super Bowl 50.…

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President Obama Signs Africa Electricity Plan Into Law

Experts estimate that the full cost of the initiative is $835 billion

President Barack Obama has signed into law the Electrify Africa Act of 2015 which aims…

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Viacom and Snapchat Extend Advertising Deal

Media company can advertise on app's behalf

Viacom and Snapchat have reached an extension on a deal that will allow Viacom to…

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Georgetown University Hosts Inaugural African Business Conference

Executives from Coca-Cola, Okayafrica, and more attend to discuss resources and solutions

Georgetown University hosted its first-ever African business conference in Washington, D.C., a 3-day event called “Africa…

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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

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$1.8 Billion: President Obama Requesting Funding to Combat Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put emergency operations center on a 'Level 1' alert

President Obama will request approval for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika…

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Civil Rights Group Recognizes Emerging Leaders Dedicated to Eliminating HIV/AIDS

This year’s theme is 'I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS.'

The National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights ground dedicated to ending homophobia and racism,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Earth Wind & Fire Vocalist Philip Bailey Performing LIVE at Wall Street Project Summit

Attendees will be entertained by the R&B legend with the four-octave vocal range

Bailey, part of legendary R&B Group Earth Wind & Fire is a seven-time Grammy Award…

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Black History Month: 5 International Landmark Locales That Commemorate Our Story

Add these destinations to your next trip for a bit of knowledge and reflection

Roots tourism has gained traction among African American travelers looking to add a bit of…

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Gain Access to Opportunity at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The Rainbow Push Coalition combats financial industry inequalities with 19th annual summit

On Tuesday, February 16 – Thursday, February 18th the Rainbow PUSH Coalition will host the…

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Black History at Home and Abroad: 13 Leaders Whose Impact Went Global

These historymakers have crossed borders, expanded their reach and legacies

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada. These global…

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Under Armour Announces Global Partnership With Dwayne Johnson

Deal includes actor-inspired apparel and the star's involvement in brand's philanthropy

Under Armour announced a global partnership with the dynamic actor, producer and global superstar Dwayne…

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Black-Owned Media Company Access 1 Communications Sells Nine Stations

Stations in Louisiana and Texas get new ownership

Alpha Media of Portland, Oregon, announced they have closed the purchase of Access 1 Communications…

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Sen. Rubio Is Really Upset About President Obama’s Mosque Visit

The GOP presidential candidate criticized President Obama's first mosque visit as "pitting people against each other"

On Wednesday, President Obama journeyed to the Islamic Society of Baltimore, one of the country’s…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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