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Shirley

Updated: Shirley Caesar’s #UNameIt Big Social Media Payout

The gospel legend is cashing out on the viral meme, sampled from her classic song "Hold My Mule"

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of DJ Suede, also known as “the Remix…

By Bil Carpenter

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Labor

What Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Means for You

Hint: Minimum wage will likely remain minimal

Find out what Trumps nomination of fast food executive, Andrew Puzder, as the US Secretary…

By Safon Floyd

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Linda McMahon

Trump’s Head of SBA Pick Impacts Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Advocates call on wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to ensure contracts and loans go to women and minority businesses

Small business advocates are weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump as he nominates professional-wrestling executive…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Shemar

Actor Shemar Moore’s Journey to Independent Filmmaking

Moore's film, 'The Bounce Back,' proves that dependence on the Hollywood machine is no longer necessary for bringing creative content to the big screen

Rather than turning to the Hollywood machine to back his film, the 46-year-old sexy heartthrob…

By Selena Hill

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CNN

CNN’s Black Employees File a Class Action Suit Against the Company

The media conglomerate certainly has some explaining to do

Find out why African American CNN employees have banned together to file a class action…

By Safon Floyd

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muslim ban

Want to Boycott All Things Donald Trump? Get Excited ‘Cause There’s an App for That

Here's to making the Trump dump way easier.

The Boycott Trump app, available via iTunes and Google Play, offers users an organized list…

By Black Enterprise

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Walter Scott

Judge Declares Mistrial in Murder Trial of Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer on trial for the fatal shooting Walter Lamar Scott, may possibly go free after the judge declares a mistrial

The judge in the murder trial of Michael Slager, the cop who killed Walter Scott,…

By Selena Hill

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Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson Selected for Prominent Position with HUD

Congresswoman Maxine Waters strongly reacts to the appointment

Former presidential hopeful, Dr. Ben Carson, has been selected by President-elect, Donald Trump, as the…

By Safon Floyd

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Obama

Obama’s Legacy of Supporting Small Businesses

President Obama has launched several initiatives that have helped to accelerate entrepreneurship among underserved groups

According to a Fact Sheet released by the White House in honor of National Entrepreneurship…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Cedric Richmond

Louisina Rep. Cedric Richmond Elected to Chair the Congressional Black Caucus

The Louisiana rep and staunch advocate for criminal justice reform will push the black agenda in Congress starting in January

Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, a staunch advocate for criminal justice reform, was elected to chair…

By Selena Hill

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2016: The Fight Is Not Over

3 ways you can take a stand and make a difference on a local, state, and national level

December 1, 2016 marks the 28th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, which is observed every…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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national day

Show Up and Stand Up for America

Showing up with integrity is the best way to overcome adversity, regardless of who is president

We can’t do anything about the election results, but we have a responsibility to show…

By Cameka Smith

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Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel and LeBron James Call Out Phil Jackson on ‘Posse’ Remark

Gumbel says sports commentators routinely disrespect black athletes

LeBron James recently let it be known that he has lost all respect for Phil…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sandra Bland

Geneva Reed-Veal, Mother of Sandra Bland, Is Fighting On

She continues her fight for justice

Geneva Reed-Veal opened about losing her daughter while she was in police custody last year…

By The Shadow League

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Lessons From Kanye West About What NOT to Do in Business

Though the ultimate cause of Kanye West's recent antics may still be up for debate, these errors in judgement are still a cautionary tale about professionalism

After praising Donald Trump, telling black people to “stop focusing on racism,” trashing Jay-Z and…

By Selena Hill

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popular vote

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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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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