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Study: Most Black Americans Plan to Vote in the 2016 Election

New survey shows the majority of blacks plan to turn out on Election Day

The majority of African Americans agree that the 2016 election is “very important” and plan…

By Selena Hill

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Electoral

The Road to 270: The Electoral College Explained

The 2016 election winner will be determined by who wins more electoral votes

Clinton’s and Trump’s effort to win 270 electoral votes is the ultimate factor that will…

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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Byron Allen

Byron Allen Moves Ahead With $10B Racial Discrimination Suit

Charter Communications cited for lack of contracting with 100% African American-owned media

A federal judge has approved Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit against Charter Communications for lack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Radio Stations Unite in Solidarity on Election Day

On Election Day, urban, old school, and hip-hop radio will come together to get people out to vote

A number of black radio stations and personalities are coming together in a single act…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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facial recognition

ACLU Says Facial Recognition Tech is Racially Biased

The dark side of facial recognition technology

The ACLU is calling for the DOJ to investigate concerns over facial recognition technology inaccurately…

By Samara Lynn

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Airbnb

Airbnb Sues New York

Airbnb and New York politicians lock horns

“We immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the act on state and federal grounds,” said Airbnb…

By Samara Lynn

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Birmingham

The Push To Preserve Black History in Birmingham

Important landmarks in the civil rights movement must be preserved

Thousands are calling on elected officials to approve the creation of a National Civil Rights…

By Selena Hill

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black millennials

Beyond Black Twitter: Black Millennials Rule the Internet

Young black adults are wielding influence through digital media platforms

A new Nielsen consumer report found that black millennials are driving social change through technology…

By Lisa Fraser

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debate

The ‘HOT TOPICS’ at the Third Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head at the third and last presidential debate.

Here’s a rundown of what each presidential candidate said about important, hot-button issues during the…

By John Burnett

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Clinton

In the Battle of ‘He Said, She Said,’ Clinton Won

Clinton displayed skill and stamina while Trump is thin-skinned and ill-prepared

With each debate, Clinton got better, and so did Trump. The difference is Clinton started…

By Corey Ealons

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muslim ban

Where Was Donald?

Clinton spent a lifetime serving Americans, while Trump served himself and gamed the system

Wondering where Donald Trump was when Hillary Clinton was building a legacy of service? There’s…

By Corey Ealons

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Doctor

Second Female Doctor of Color Reveals Discrimination on Delta Flight

The incidents involving the curt dismissal of two black, female doctors, who were offering aid to ill passengers, by Delta staff just goes to show that prejudice doesn’t discriminate based on profession

Another black female doctor has accused a Delta airline staff of discrimination after she tried…

By Selena Hill

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Punches

Presidential Candidates Trade Punches, but America Gets an Uppercut

The candidates spent a majority of the evening attacking each other without focusing on real issues of substance

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump pivoted throughout the second debate to focus on campaign…

By John Burnett

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Election Day

Somewhere in America, Today Is Election Day

More than a third of the total vote for president will be cast before November 8

No, that headline is not a misprint. More than a third of the total vote…

By Corey Ealons

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Body Cameras

Body Cameras Increase Police Use of Deadly Force

Devices may not bring about the accountability and transparency sought by the public

Experts are unconvinced that the investment in body cameras alone will improve accountability or curb…

By Jared Brown

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Opportunity

Turning Failure Into Opportunity

Lessons from Donald Trump on how to turn failure into opportunity

Although Donald Trump may have avoided paying federal income taxes for 18 years, the fact…

By John Burnett

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Presidential Debate

Clinton, Trump and the 2nd Presidential Debate

Donald Trump is clearly unfit to serve as president of the United States or as commander-in-chief.

The second presidential debate between Clinton and Trump should have been rated TV-MA for mature…

By Corey Ealons

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Second Debate

5 Critical Points for Hillary Clinton in the Second Debate

Can Clinton trounce Trump in the second debate?

The first presidential debate provided Hillary Clinton with a slight bump in the polls. Heading…

By John Burnett

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muslim ban

5 Critical Points for Donald Trump in the Second Debate 

The second presidential debate will give Donald Trump a chance to redeem himself

With Donald Trump sliding in the polls, he cannot afford to go off the rails…

By John Burnett

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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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