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Civil and Human Rights Group Applauds Georgia Governor’s Veto of LGBT Discrimination Bill

Country does not need to discriminate to protect faith

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, promotes and protects the rights of all…

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Top Businesses Speak Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

NBA questions whether or not they will host the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte

Several big name companies take a stand against the recent passing of an anti-LGBT law…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Epix Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female tennis players

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female…

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4 Cool International Women’s Organizations Changing the World in a Big Way

These groups are combating skills gaps, gender violence,and more to level the playing field for all

These women’s organizations are making impact where it hits hardest, combating poverty, skills gaps and…

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Michael Jackson’s Estate Reaps $750 Million in Sony Venture Exit

The deal would give Sony control over the rights to almost 4 million songs

On Monday, March 14, Sony Corp. agreed to purchase Michael Jackson’s stake in a jointly…

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#PledgeForParity: International Women’s Day Launches with Empowerment and Advocacy

Corporate partners and advocates support equal opportunities for women in business, career and society at large

#PledgeforParity is the official theme for International Women’s Day, and people worldwide will take a…

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

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United Nations Announces 2016 Theme for International Women’s Day

The 2016 theme for International Women's Day is 'Step It Up for Gender Equality'

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Step It Up for Gender Equality.’

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Activist Van Jones Joins Artists For Bus Tour Leading Crisis Response In Flint

City tour to address issues around children, jobs, and environmental racism

City tour to address issues around children, jobs, and environmental racism, will now be led…

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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC Set Parting Ways Amid Public Dispute

TV journalist's contract is still active but she won't be the host of her namesake program

MSNBC has confirmed it is parting ways with TV journalist Melissa Harris-Perry amid public dispute…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Top 10 Most Outrageous Chris Rock Oscar Moments

How Rock respectably made the whitest award show the blackest

BlackEnterprise.com compiled a few of the most memorable Chris Rock quotables from his appearance for…

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Ryan Coogler and Jesse Williams Talk Using Star Power to Bring #JusticeForFlint

Celebrities host free concert for residents of Flint, Michigan

Prominent members of black Hollywood gather on the night of the Oscars to bring attention…

By Courtney Connley

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Then & Now: 10 Global Influencers of Color in Activism, Arts, Fashion and More

Innovators who set legacies and the international members of the new school carrying the torch

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, here’s 10 global influencers of color from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

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President Obama Nominates First African American to Head Library of Congress

Carla Hayden has been nominated as 14th Librarian of Congress

President Obama nominates Carla Hayden as new head of the Library of Congress, making her…

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Black History Month: American Girl Launching Civil Rights-Era Doll

Melody tells children story of everyday people as part of fighting for equality in the 1960s

In celebrating Black History Month and its 30th anniversary, American Girl is introducing a doll…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Combatting #OscarsSoWhite: Russell Simmons Launching All Def Movie Awards

Tony Rock set to host; 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Beasts of No Nation' among Best Film nominees

With Oscars diversity under scrutiny, Russell Simmons has decided to level the playing field with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Canada: 8 Famous and Influential Northern Neighbors of Color

Famous and influential leaders in heatlhcare, politics, sports, and more

In celebrating Black History Month, here’s a snapshot of black Canadian leaders who have made…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The 2016 ABFF Awards: Black Hollywood at its Finest

Hundreds of notables in black film and television turned out for the event

It was a night of inspiration and uplift as hundreds of stars from Hollywood gathered…

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#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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