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Teacher Suspended After Posting Insulting Facebook Comments

Parents are calling for her removal

Parents are calling for her removal

By Gene Demby

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Toni Braxton Accused of Fraud

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

By Gene Demby

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Black Churches in Florida Try to Keep Turnout High

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

By Gene Demby

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Evelyn Lozada to Let Restraining Order Against Chad Johnson Expire

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is Prison Distorting our Picture of Black Progress?

"The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy," says Pettit

“The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy,” says Pettit

By Gene Demby

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Will Smith Freestyles at Gabrielle Union’s Birthday Party

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

By Makkada B. Selah

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Fans at New Orleans Concert Boo After Madonna Stumps For Obama

"I don't care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama," she said.

“I don’t care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama,” she…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Oh, So Now it’s a Black Thing, Republicans?

Republican states that Colin Powell's endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

Republican states that Colin Powell’s endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Cissy Houston Settles Rift With Bobbi Kristina Over Will

Whitney Houston's mother will no longer contest the will

Whitney Houston’s mother will no longer contest the will

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former N.Y. Giant Player Lawrence Taylor Wins Case

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his 'broken life'

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his ‘broken life’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Tameka Raymond Owes Back Rent to Georgia Complex

Her landlord says she's 50k in the hole

Her landlord says she’s 50k in the hole

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lil Wayne OK After Seizure Scare

Tweets 'I'm Good' after double seizures

Tweets ‘I’m Good’ after double seizures

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Bring It On’ Movie Star Natina Reed Dead At 32

Driver will not be charged with murder

Driver will not be charged with murder

By Black Enterprise

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Former Colin Powell Aide Says GOP Is Party ‘Full of Racists’

He says opposition to Obama is 'due to the color of his skin'

He says opposition to Obama is ‘due to the color of his skin’

By Gene Demby

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Why Being A TV News Reporter Almost Kept Me From My Natural Hair

Do you encounter similar issues?

Do you encounter similar issues?

By Black Enterprise

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Majority of Americans Are Prejudiced Against Blacks, Study Finds

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

By Black Enterprise

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DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton Fights for Statehood

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

By Black Enterprise

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Has Bobby Brown Finally Seen the Light?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Love on Track to Become First Black Woman Republican in Congress

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

By Makkada B. Selah

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Justin Timberlake Humiliated By Wedding Video Gag

The 'Friends With Benefits' star claims he wasn't involved in video's production

The ‘Friends With Benefits’ star claims he wasn’t involved in video’s production

By Makkada B. Selah

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This Week in Politics: Obama Wins Final Debate, Endorsed by Powell

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell's endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell’s endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate…

By Ashley Calloway

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President Obama knows he must get both sides Congress to work together to avoid potential economic disaster

Four Years After Obama Win, Few Blacks Running For Major Office

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

By Black Enterprise

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Romney Surrogate: Powell Endorsed Obama Because He’s Black

Do you agree with Sununu's statement?

Do you agree with Sununu’s statement?

By Black Enterprise

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Do Black People Ignore Black-On-Black Violence?

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

By Black Enterprise

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Denies he Said the N-Word On-Air

Even though it's on tape, he denies he said it.

Even though it’s on tape, he denies he said it.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Secret Service Visits Man Who Hanged Obama Effigy By Noose

Man says it was all 'just a misunderstanding.'

Man says it was all ‘just a misunderstanding.’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Diddy Suffers Multiple Injuries in Cali Car Wreck

Rep releases statement on Diddy's condition

Rep releases statement on Diddy’s condition

By Makkada B. Selah

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Did Stephen A. Smith Say the “N-Word” on National TV?

Let's see how Smith explains himself out of this one

Let’s see how Smith explains himself out of this one

By Black Enterprise

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Lil Reese Blames ‘Haters’ for Leaked Video of Him Beating Woman

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

By Black Enterprise

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Legendary Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Reportedly Dead at 68

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

By Black Enterprise

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Lisa From ‘Saved By The Bell’ Says Bipolar Claim is ‘Laughable’

Who do you believe?

Who do you believe?

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago Rapper Caught on Tape Attacking Woman

Will this end the young Chicago rapper's career?

Will this end the young Chicago rapper’s career?

By Black Enterprise

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Shooting at Creflo Dollar’s Atlanta Megachurch

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America's biggest mega-churches

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America’s biggest mega-churches

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chinese Kindergarten Teacher Detained for Striking Students

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lawrence Taylor Now a Registered Sex Offender

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michael Strahan Discusses Gay Rumors and Troubles with Ex-Wife

The former New York Giants defensive end clears the air in interview with Bryant Gumbel.

The former New York Giants defensive end clears the air in interview with Bryant Gumbel.…

By Sasha King

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Self Proclaimed Republican Kelly Clarkson To Vote Obama 2012

Singer says Romney's stances on gay and women's rights have deterred her

Singer says Romney’s stances on gay and women’s rights have deterred her

By Sasha King

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Warren Moon Calls Cam Newton Criticism “Racist in Tone”

Do you agree or disagree?

Do you agree or disagree?

By Black Enterprise

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America’s Next Top Model Judge Wanted by Cops for Brutal Assault

The former boxer turned judge viciously pummeled a man, according to reports

The former boxer turned judge viciously pummeled a man, according to reports

By Black Enterprise

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Bobby Brown Arrested Again for Driving Under the Influence

Los Angeles Police spotted the singer driving erratically

Los Angeles Police spotted the singer driving erratically

By Black Enterprise

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Bayonet Company Rips Obama After Debate Quip

Bayonet Inc. says they're still relevant

Bayonet Inc. says they’re still relevant

By Makkada B. Selah

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Defendant Sentenced in FAMU Hazing Case

The first of a dozen defendants has been sentenced

The first of a dozen defendants has been sentenced

By Makkada B. Selah

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NYPD Teenage Informant Baited Muslims Into Terrorism Talk

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

By Makkada B. Selah

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Monster Beverage Changes Label, No Longer a Dietary Supplement

Monster Caffeinated Energy Drinks Linked to Deaths

The carbonated drink competes with Red Bull

The carbonated drink competes with Red Bull

By Makkada B. Selah

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Residents Complain About Peeing Barclays Center Concertgoers

People who supervise a community garden say that attendees pee on their plants and on the walls of nearby buildings.

People who supervise a community garden say that attendees pee on their plants and on…

By Black Enterprise

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Church Sign: ‘Vote For the Mormon, Not the Muslim!’

An anti-Obama pastor in a small town has opinions

An anti-Obama pastor in a small town has opinions

By Black Enterprise

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Group Runs Ads on BET Urging Blacks To Vote for Romney

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

By Black Enterprise

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Pee-Wee Football Games Go too Far, Say Parents

10 Year Olds End Up With Concussions

In a match held last month, two teams, the Southbridge Pop Warner peewees faced the…

By Sasha King

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Killing of Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay Still Unsolved

After a decade, authorities have few leads in the shooting death of the pioneering DJ.

After a decade, authorities have few leads in the shooting death of the pioneering DJ.

By Black Enterprise

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How Race Matters in the Classroom

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of "lowering the bar" for black students, and by association, their teachers.

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of “lowering the bar” for black students,…

By Black Enterprise

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Michelle Obama Pens Op-Ed: ‘Every Vote Must be Counted, Every Voice Must be Heard’

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

By Black Enterprise

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Top 5 NFL Player Performances From Week 7

Robert Griffin III, Victor Cruz and a few others lead the way

Robert Griffin III, Victor Cruz and a few others lead the way

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Top 5 Takeaways from the Final Presidential Debate

Who won the final debate?

Who won the final debate?

By Zerlina Maxwell

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Ex-NFL Star Bob Whitfield Ordered to Pay Sheree $75k

Will she use this money to bring life back to her clothing line?

Will she use this money to bring life back to her clothing line?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Louisiana Woman Set on Fire by KKK Over Supporting Obama?

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

By Makkada B. Selah

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Whoopi Barraged With Angry Tweets After Ann Romney Interview

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ex NBA-er Stephon Marbury Had Affair With His Personal Chef

He paid her almost a million dollars to keep her quiet

He paid her almost a million dollars to keep her quiet

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lucky Guy! Homeless South Carolina Man Wins $200k Lottery

The unidentified winner says he plans to buy a house

The unidentified winner says he plans to buy a house

By Makkada B. Selah

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Salt Lake City Tribune Endorses Obama

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a 'shape-shifter'

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a ‘shape-shifter’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago High School Student Killed Leaving School

When will the violence in "Chiraq" end?

When will the violence in “Chiraq” end?

By Makkada B. Selah

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More People of Color Identifying as LGBT

A new survey found that people of color were more likely to identify as LGBTQ than whites.

A new survey found that people of color were more likely to identify as LGBTQ…

By Black Enterprise

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Students of Color Struggle to Fit in at Elite Prep Schools

Three new films look at the social obstacles that minorities face at top private schools.

Three new films look at the social obstacles that minorities face at top private schools.

By Black Enterprise

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Florida Defends Different School Standards For Different Races

The state says the goals have been misunderstood by the public

The state says the goals have been misunderstood by the public

By Black Enterprise

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Judge Orders Trayvon Martin’s School Records Released

What does this mean for the case?

What does this mean for the case?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rapper Chief Keef in Hot Water Over Gun Range Video

Will his career save him from jail?

Will his career save him from jail?

By Makkada B. Selah

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LeBron James Denies 2014 Los Angeles Laker Free Agency Talk

Would 'The King' go west when Kobe Bryant retires?

Would ‘The King’ go west when Kobe Bryant retires?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Mitt Romney Conceding the Black Vote?

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

By Black Enterprise

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Samuel L. Jackson In Legal Fight Over ‘Uncle Tom’ Ad

The prolific actor has become a target of a staunch pro-life political candidate

The prolific actor has become a target of a staunch pro-life political candidate

By Black Enterprise

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This Week in Politics: Obama Makes Comeback, Poll Shows Romney Leading

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

By Ashley Calloway

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Racist?! St. Louis Zoo Removes Halloween Display of Lynchings

Ghosts in trees were said to look like lynchings

Ghosts in trees were said to look like lynchings

By Makkada B. Selah

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Woman Jailed for Removing Posters Depicting Obama as Hitler

Should she have been arrested?

Should she have been arrested?

By Makkada B. Selah

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People of Color Feel ‘Increasingly Uncomfortable’ at Work

A Duboisian double-consciousness persists

A Duboisian double-consciousness persists

By Makkada B. Selah

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It’s About Time we Leave Stacey Dash Alone!

The 'Clueless' actress has done us a favor by endorsing Mitt Romney

The ‘Clueless’ actress has done us a favor by endorsing Mitt Romney

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Sue Simmons Explains Use of F-Word on Air, Blames Chuck Scarborough

Distracted co-anchor, Chuck Scarborough, intended recipient of comment

Distracted co-anchor, Chuck Scarborough, intended recipient of comment

By Sasha King

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“Manifest Destiny” shirt disturbs GAP customers

Petition started to discontinue shirt.

Petition started to discontinue shirt.

By Sasha King

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Tagg Romney: ‘I Wanted to Swing on Pres. Obama’

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

By Sasha King

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Trial Date Set for George Zimmerman of June 2013

The date falls more than a year after Trayvon Martin's death

The date falls more than a year after Trayvon Martin’s dath

By Makkada B. Selah

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African Union Elects First Female Head

South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma now leads

South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma now leads

By Makkada B. Selah

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Make That Professor Questlove

The Roots drummer to co-teach a course at NYU

The Roots drummer to co-teach a course at NYU

By Makkada B. Selah

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Binders Full of Gaffes: 7 Best Mitt Romney Binder Memes

Romney's debate gaffe is the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

Romney’s debate gaffe the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

By Terrena Carriman

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BET Co-Founder Speaks Her Mind About Direction of Network

Johnson said BET "reinforces negative stereotypes of young people, African Americans in particular."

Johnson said BET “reinforces negative stereotypes of young people, African Americans in particular.”

By Sasha King

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mom Speaks Out on Presidential Election

"I admire how hard Barack works," said Marian Robinson

“I admire how hard Barack works,” said Marian Robinson

By Sasha King

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2nd Presidential Debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in this debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in…

By Zerlina Maxwell

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The 5 Best President Obama and Mitt Romney Spoof Videos

Which of these is your favorite?

Which of these is your favorite?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Report: The Richest Person Ever Was a Black Man

Emperor Mansa Musa is the wealthiest person who ever lived

Emperor Mansa Musa is the wealthiest person who ever lived

By Makkada B. Selah

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Supreme Court Upholds Early Voting in Ohio

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

By Makkada B. Selah

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Evander Holyfield Retiring?

It's been fifteen years since he lost part of his ear to Mike Tyson

It’s been fifteen years since he lost part of his ear to Mike Tyson

By Makkada B. Selah

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Join Our Presidential Debate Twitter Chat at 8 With Journalist Zerlina Maxwell

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

By Black Enterprise

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Microsoft Exec Shouts Obscenities on Stage With Rapper Too Short

Will this video get the exec in trouble?

Will this video get the exec in trouble?

By Black Enterprise

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Florida Residents Create ‘Halloween Hoodie Campaign’ for Trayvon Martin

Will you be wearing a hoodie this Halloween?

Will you be wearing a hoodie this Halloween?

By Black Enterprise

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3 White Students Re-Enact Chris Brown, Rihanna Beating in Blackface

Just a comedic act or racist?

Just a comedic act or racist?

By Black Enterprise

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Denzel Washington Courts Another Oscar in ‘Flight’

Critics in awe of the veteran actor's performance

Critics in awe of the veteran actor’s performance

By Makkada B. Selah

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John Glenn Cites Obama’s ‘Character’ in New Ad

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama's got the right stuff

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama’s got the right stuff

By Makkada B. Selah

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Shopkeeper Stirs Controversy With Image of Obama as Witch Doctor

Do you buy the shopowner's argument?

Do you buy the shopowner’s argument?

By Black Enterprise

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Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul Arrested for Having a Taser

What is it with rappers and weapons?

What is it with rappers and weapons?

By Demetria Irwin

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Video Sparks Controversy Over Gay Marriage in a Black Fraternity

What are your views on this issue?

What are your views on this issue?

By Black Enterprise

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Apollo Uptown Hall Series Presents Free Presidential Debate Viewing Party

Black Enterprise Business Report Correspondent Shannon Lanier to lead Q&A discussion of Obama v. Romney Round 2

The Apollo Theater will present the second event in its newly launched Apollo Uptown Hall…

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Is Obama Catching his Second Wind in the Polls?

President Obama gets some good polling news

President Obama gets some good polling news

By Black Enterprise

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Kanye West Shoves Female Paparazzi Over Reggie Bush Question

Do you think the photographer should press charges?

Do you think the photographer should press charges?

By Black Enterprise

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Do Blacks Dislike Affirmative Action, Too?

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

By Black Enterprise

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North Carolina Central Ruins Morgan State’s Homecoming

NCCU defeats Morgan State 24-20

NCCU defeats Morgan State 24-20

By Makkada B. Selah

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Florida to Use Different Academic Standards for Students by Race

Another city, another affirmative action type argument

Another city, another affirmative action type argument

By Black Enterprise

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Romney Supporter Wears Racist T-Shirt To Rally

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

By Black Enterprise

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Poll: Obama Grabs Huge Lead Among Early Voters

The election is three weeks away, but some have already cast their votes.

From Reuters
Voting has already begun in at least 40 states for the 2012 presidential election.…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Does Colorism Still Matter?

What do you think of colorism and the effects it's had in our communities?

What do you think of colorism and the effects it’s had in our communities?

By Black Enterprise

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History! Ole Miss Crowns First Black Homecoming Queen

A historic moment in the controversial southern university's history

A historic moment in the controversial southern university’s history

By Makkada B. Selah

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Morgan Freeman Voices New Obama Ad, ‘Challenges’

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back now”

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Shot Fired at Obama Field Office in Denver

A window was shattered in one of the president's Denver campaign offices

A window was shattered in one of the president’s Denver campaign offices

By Makkada B. Selah

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This Week in Politics: Unemployment Down, Vice Presidential Debate a Draw

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

By Ashley Calloway

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Las Vegas Cab Driver Receives $2,000 Tip

The city of sin has a good Samaritan

The city of sin has a good Samaritan

By Sasha King

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White Student: ‘I Was Denied Entry to College Due to Affirmative Action’

Ruling could change Affirmative Action policies throughout the nation.

Ruling could change Affirmative Action policies throughout the nation.

By Sasha King

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Michael Vick Reveals he Owns a Dog

Should the NFL player convicted of running a dog fighting operation be allowed to own a pet?

Should the NFL player convicted of running a dog fighting operation be allowed to own…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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New York City Debates Changes To Stop And Frisk [Video]

What do you think of the controversial policy?

What do you think of the controversial policy?

By Black Enterprise

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‘Stop and Frisk’ Leads to Shouting Match at Hearing

Tempers flared at City Council hearing

Tempers flared at City Council hearing

By Sasha King

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Bronx HS Students Bust Staff Member in Undercover Facebook Sting

Fake Facebook page reels in school technician

Fake Facebook page reels in school technician

By Sasha King

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Zimmerman Family Goes on Media Defense

Older Brother Rants to Trayvon lawyer on Twitter

The family of George Zimmerman wants to show the world that he isn’t a racist,…

By Sasha King

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Paul Ryan: Teach Inner City People ‘Good Character, Discipline’

What do you think of the potential VP's statements?

What do you think of the potential VP’s statements?

By Black Enterprise

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Dr. Conrad Murray: ‘Jail is Killing Me’

Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson

Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson

By Black Enterprise

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Stacey Dash on Romney Endorsement: ‘It’s Not About Skin Color’

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

By Black Enterprise

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Anti-Obama Display Features Watermelons, ‘Go Back to Kenya’ Sign

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

By Black Enterprise

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The Importance of Communities, Mentors in Our Youth’s Lives

Mentors will play a very large role in the future of our children

Mentors will play a very large role in the future of our children

By Sasha King

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Quincy Jones III Wants Lil Wayne’s Lawsuit Thrown Out

Music was allowed in film under the 'fair use' doctrine

Music was allowed in film under the ‘fair use’ doctrine

By Sasha King

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Comic Artist Illustrates Michelle Obama as “Wonder Woman”

A real life heroine to many

A real life heroine to many

By Sasha King

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Stacey Dash’s Romney Support Garners Racist Tweets

Dash stands her ground despite racist backlash

Dash stands her ground despite racist backlash

By Sasha King

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Arkansas Republican Uses the Bible to Defend Slavery

Loy Mauch says Jesus didn't condemn slavery

Loy Mauch says Jesus didn’t condemn slavery

By Sasha King

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Support of Obama Campaign Means Backlash for Ohio Band

Popular band The Nationals' get backlash for supporting Obama

Popular band The Nationals’ get backlash for supporting Obama

By Sasha King

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Last Week in Politics: Obama Wins and Loses in the Same Week

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week's highlights

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week’s highlights

By Ashley Calloway

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The Cleveland Show’s Hip-Hop Illuminati

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, ?uestlove, Bruno Mars and Will.i.am featured in show's premiere

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, ?uestlove, Bruno Mars and Will.i.am featured in show’s premiere

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Wyclef: Relationship With Hill Fueled by ‘African King’ Complex

Is he providing us with way too much information?

Is he providing us with way too much information?

By Black Enterprise

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The Obamas Finally go on That Anniversary Date

They celebrated it even if they were a few days late

They celebrated it even if they were a few days late

By Black Enterprise

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He Caught Up! Romney Ties Obama in Polls After Debate Win

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

By Black Enterprise

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Clueless? Actress Stacey Dash Says ‘Vote Romney’

Romney currently holds zero percent of the black vote

Romney currently holds zero percent of the black vote

By Black Enterprise

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Former NFL Player Free After Arrest for Strangling Ex-Girlfriend

The former NFL player's troubles with women continues

The former NFL player’s troubles with women continues

By Black Enterprise

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Slavery A Blessing? Arkansas Politician Thinks So

Jon Hubbard makes shocking claims in new book

Jon Hubbard makes shocking claims in new book

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Conflicting Reports In Death of Chris Lighty

Investigators dig deep in death of music mogul

Investigators dig deep in death of music mogul

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Bleach Bombings Lead to Racism March in Texas

Have you ever been the victim of a bleach bombing?

Have you ever been the victim of a bleach bombing?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Where Was President Obama on Wednesday Night?

That wasn't the Obama I've seen in past debates

That wasn’t the Obama I’ve seen in past debates

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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New DNA Tests Can Spot Gene Diseases in Babies

Scientists can now decode DNA in days instead of weeks

Scientists can now decode DNA in days instead of weeks

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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New Ad Pits Black Americans Against Immigrants

Anti-immigration group makes controversial ad

Anti-immigration group makes controversial ad

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Republican Says Obama Lost Debate Because He’s ‘Lazy’

John Sununu personally rips into Obama

John Sununu personally rips into Obama

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Romney Plays Into Obama’s Hands, Loses Muppet Vote

Saying a candidate won the first debate of three is like saying your team won the first quarter of the Super Bowl. Even if it's true, it's meaningless.

You didn’t really expect GOP Nominee Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama to throw any…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Hazing of African American Student with Noose

How was this allowed?

Some students of the Wynne High School junior varsity football team reportedly hung a noose…

By Sasha King

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Kitchen Aid Tweets Distasteful Comment During Debate About President’s Grandmother

Apologizes shortly after

Yesterday’s first presidential debate garnered much attention, and amassed over 10 million tweets on Twitter.…

By Sasha King

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Romney Blog Contributor Tweets Outrageous Comparison

Tweet by John Hawkins

A blog contributor for the Romney campaign, John Hawkins, tweeted “A White Woman Voting for…

By Sasha King

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LAPD Sued for Beating Black College Student (Video)

Aibuidefe Oghogho has no criminal history

The LAPD is making headlines again in regards to an excessive force case where former…

By Sasha King

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Top 5 Takeaways from the First Presidential Debate

Who do you think won?

Who do you think won?

By Zerlina Maxwell

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Obama Scrutinized For ‘Accent’ While Speaking to Black Crowd

The president is under the racial microscope

The president is under the racial microscope

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Voter ID Laws: Know Your Facts And Your Rights

It's not too late to register!

It’s not too late to register!

By Black Enterprise

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The Obama’s Celebrate 20 Years of Wedded Bliss

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Detroit Police Chief Suspended After Mistress’ Crazy Tweet

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has suspended the police officer

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has suspended the police officer

By Black Enterprise

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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