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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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missteps

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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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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