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Silicon Valley Saviors: Tech to End Police Brutality and More Bloodshed

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice... the roster of African Americans killed by police just keeps growing. Gun violence is 24/7. It will take technology to alleviate some of this suffering.

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice… the roster of African Americans killed by police just…

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Zuckerberg Comments on Facebook Live Role in Castile Shooting

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges Facebook Live's pivotal role in disclosing the shooting of Philando Castile, writing, "I hope we never have to see another video" like it

Mark Zuckerberg composed a poignant post on Facebook Live’s role in showing the world the…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Man Angry Over “Being Watched,” Shoots Up, Sets Fire at Google HQ

Man launches series of attacks on Google's compound, enraged at the idea the search engine company was always watching him

A man angry because he believed Google was always watching him, launched a violent attack…

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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling: Twitter Responds Back

Baton Rouge police officers gun down unarmed father

It’s happened again.
According to breaking news reports, Alton Sterling was shot and killed by two…

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BE Modern Man: Jesse Williams Addresses America at the BET Awards

BE Modern Man honors 100 men making an impact in their career, community, and relationships

Grey’s Anatomy actor and social activist Jesse Williams prophetically addressed America during his awards speech…

By Daron Pressley

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Charleston

New Book Marks Anniversary Of Tragic Charleston Shooting, With Interviews From Victims’ Families

This June also is upcoming hearing of the shooter, Dylan Roof

The recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, this month is a reminder of how hatred…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Common

Common Brings NOLA Flavor to Chicago for the Park Exchange Series

The event will featured full jazz music bands, dancing, and more

On Saturday, June 11, Oscar and Grammy-winning artist Common, the National Park Foundation, and the National…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ebony Magazine Sold To Texas Firm, New Editor in Chief

Ebony magazine sold its properties to the Black-owned Clear View Group, a Texas firm, after 71…

By Maryann Reid

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Muhammad Ali

Remembering Muhammad Ali: 10 Takeaways From Will Smith’s Interview With Oprah Winfrey

Revelations from OWN’s rebroadcast of the interview with Smith and Ali

In memory of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, OWN presented a special re-airing of the boxer’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jason Elliott

Top Takeaways From the BE Modern Man Twitter Chat with Jason Elliott

Check out the conversation about the highs and lows of what today's men of color face as they strive to raise the bar in their professional industries, communities, and beyond

On Thursday, June 9, BlackEnterprise.com and Jason Elliott, the founder of Go Generation, held a…

By Cristie Leondis

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Alicia Boler-Davis

Alicia Boler-Davis Becomes Executive Vice President at General Motors

A continuous climb to the top

Check out the new heights attained in Alicia Boler-Davis’s executive climb to the top.

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tamar braxton

What You Can Learn From What Happened To Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton's "shocking" news is a lesson for coping at work

Tamar Braxton’s “shocking” news is a lesson for coping at work.

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muhammad ali

Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee! The 10 Greatest Muhammad Ali Quotes “Of All Time”

Olympic Gold Medalist and philanthropist Muhammad Ali was considered the greatest boxer of all time

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“Muhammad Ali was the grandson of a slave. Let that sit for…

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Trunk Show

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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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…

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Melinda Emerson

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…

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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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