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Mother of Tamir Rice: ‘Racism is a Disease’

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote address at Kent State's annual commemoration of the 1970 shootings

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote…

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(Full Transcript) President Obama’s Howard Commencement Speech

Full transcript of President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Check out the full transcript of President Obama’s Howard Commencement remarks at the University’s 2016…

By Hailey Wallace

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Jeb Bush on Trump: “It’s Like Eating a Watermelon and Saying, ‘I Love African Americans’”

In his first interview since leaving the race, Jeb Bush goes off on Donald Trump for his offensive tweets towards Hispanics, likens it to the African American/watermelon stereotype

In his first interview since leaving the race, Jeb Bush goes off on Donald Trump…

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Obama Appoints BE A.G. Gaston Award Recipient to Key Administration Post

BlackEnterprise.com has just learned that this year's A.G. Gaston Award recipient, Janice Bryant Howroyd, has been appointed to a key administration post by President Barack Obama.

BlackEnterprise.com has just learned that this year’s A.G. Gaston Award recipient, Janice Bryant Howroyd, has…

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A Billion Reasons to Watch Our World!

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:00 p.m. EST

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network…

By Jessica White

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘Hillary Wasn’t Pandering With Hot Sauce Comment’

As promised, here's Part II of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

BlackEnterprise.com asks Charlamagne about the infamous Hillary Clinton hot-sauce incident.

By Hailey Wallace

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Civil Rights Anthem “We Shall Overcome” Now Subject Of Major Lawsuit

Federal court asked to place iconic song in the public domain

One of the most iconic protest songs of the Civil Rights movement, ‘We Shall Overcome’…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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OP-ED: Ban the Box for Better Health

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must "ban the box"

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must ban the…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘The Soul of the Country is at Stake’

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote! celebrity spokesperson, and his thoughts on the election so far

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote!…

By Hailey Wallace

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Obama’s Best Jokes From His Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

A roundup of President Obama's funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents' Dinner

A roundup of President Obama’s funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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Reactions to Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Here's what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama's final White House Correspondents' Dinner

Here’s what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama’s…

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Steve Harvey is Bringing Home the Bacon and Cooking it With Ease

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET

This weekend catch an all new episode of Our World with Black Enterprise featuring entertainment…

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Baltimore Unrest One Year Later, Has Anything Changed Since Freddie Gray’s Death?

Police reform is in the works but city still faces unemployment, crime, and poverty

The Rev. Jamal Bryant, the politically influential Baltimore pastor who delivered the eulogy at Freddie…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Charles Koch To Skip Convention, ‘Possibly’ Back Hillary

The billionaire conservative donor is already over this year's election

On Sunday billionaire conservative donor, Charles Koch, discussed his plans to skip his own party’s…

By Hailey Wallace

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Wages for Young College Graduates Remains the Same as in 2000

New report shows the reality young workers will face in today's job market

New report shows a stagnant in wage growth among college graduates for the last 16…

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Rep. Donna Edwards Could Make History Today

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards wins today's primary, she will be only the second black woman elected to Senate.

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards…

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Charter and Time Warner Merger Will Screw Cable Customers Even More

The merging of Charter and Time Warner Cable will create a cable company Frankenstein that will stomp consumers

And it’s we, the customers, who stand to lose the most.

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Black Students Out-Voted Their Peers in 2012. Will They Do It Again?

A new study raises the question of whether black college students will continue their record-breaking voter turnout

A new study raises the question of whether black students will continue their record-breaking voter…

By Hailey Wallace

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BE Staff Share Their All-Time Favorite Prince Songs

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out

Can you find one of your favorite Prince songs on this list? Check it out.

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Publicist Confirms: Music Icon Prince Dead at 57

Fans initially thought it was a hoax, but reports indicate sad news indeed true

According to reports, 57-year-old music icon, whose birth name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was found…

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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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