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Hampton University Business School Bans Dreadlocks

Dean says dreadlocks aren't professional in the workforce

Dean says dreadlocks aren’t professional in the workforce

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RNC Coverage: Condoleezza Rice, Tara Wall Confirmed for NBC, TV One Roundtable

Other guests: MSNBC's Michael Steele and The National Urban League's Marc Morial

Presidential election roundtable to also include Tara Wall, of the Romney campaign and Marc Morial,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Artist Creates Tribute with ‘Freedom Fighters’ Exhibit

Works feature infamous mugshots of Civil Rights activists

Artist Charlotta Janssen’s “Freedom Riders” exhibit pays homage to slain Civil Rights activists.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Poll: Romney Gets Zero Percent Support from Black Voters

Obama leads with 94% from African Americans

Mitt Romney, GOP presidential candidate-to-be, has no support among African Americans according to poll results…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama Campaign Now Accepting Text Donations

Federal Election Commission gives green light for text donations

Federal Election Commission gives green light for text donations

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama, Michael Jordan Host Basketball Fundraiser in New York

President expects to rack up $3 million in campaign cash

President expects to rack up $3 million in campaign cash

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Alleged Threats Against Obama, Leads To Arrest

Alleged threats against the President lead to arrest

A Washington man, Anton Caluori, was arrested Tuesday when Secret Service agents attempted to investigate…

By Sasha King

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Unheard Martin Luther King Jr. Audio Found in Attic

A rare interview with King found in Tennessee home

A rare interview with King found in Tennessee home

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama Dismisses Critics on Osama Bin Laden Assassination

President takes off his political boxing gloves

President takes off his political boxing gloves

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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FAMU Halftime to Replace Marching Band With Musical Artists

After hazing death of drum major, university makes vital changes

After hazing death of drum major, university makes vital changes

By Black Enterprise

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Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Arrested for DUI

Yankee caught driving under the influence in Tampa, Florida

Yankee caught driving under the influence in Tampa, Florida

By Black Enterprise

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Condoleezza Rice, First Black Woman To Join Prestigious Golf Club

Former secretary of state shatters yet another glass ceiling

Condoleezza Rice, along with Darla Moore, have been named the first female members of Augusta…

By Black Enterprise

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A protester reacts as he is arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York

Poll Says New York Police Favor Whites Over Blacks

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

By Black Enterprise

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Death Of Handcuffed Man In Police Custody Ruled A Suicide

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

By Black Enterprise

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NABJ Protests Minority Journalist Presidential Debate Exclusion

Do you think the commission on presidential debates overlooks minority journalists?

Do you think the commission on presidential debates overlooks minority journalists?

By Black Enterprise

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Toure Apologizes For N-Word Use In Mitt Romney Discussion

MSNBC host said Romney was trying to "nigger**e" Obama

MSNBC host said Romney was trying to “nigger**e” Obama

By Black Enterprise

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Obama To Romney: “Just Release 5 Years Of Tax Returns”

Romney claims he paid a 13 percent tax rate every year of the last decade

Romney claims he paid a 13 percent tax rate every year of the last decade

By Black Enterprise

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Toure Under Fire For Race-Baiting Comments About Romney

Will MSNBC punish Toure for his comments?

Will MSNBC punish Toure for his comments?

By Black Enterprise

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Rock Star Says Obama Staged Aurora, Sikh Temple Shootings

Is this the craziest accusation you ever heard levied against the president?

Is this the craziest accusation you ever heard levied against the president?

By Black Enterprise

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Does Romney, Ryan Ticket Equal Reaganomics For African Americans?

How the potential president and vice president's plans compare with Reagan's

How the potential president and vice president’s plans compare with Reagan’s

By Black Enterprise

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President Obama Defends VP Joe Biden’s “Back In Chains” Comment

Do you agree with the president's defense of Biden's comments?

Do you agree with the president’s defense of Biden’s comments?

By Black Enterprise

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Poll Shows NYC Racially Divided Over NYPD’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

By Black Enterprise

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Former Obama Supporter To Back Mitt Romney

Davis called Joe Biden's "chain" comments "racial divisiveness"

Davis called Joe Biden’s “chain” comments “racial divisiveness”

By Black Enterprise

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Woman Who Provides Children Free Lunches Faces $600 Fine

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

By Black Enterprise

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Government Agency Pays Prison Labor Less Than $1 An Hour

Do you feel prisoners are being unfairly exploited?

Do you feel prisoners are being unfairly exploited?

By Black Enterprise

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D.C. Students Being Paid To Attend Summer School

Do you agree with this program paying students?

Do you agree with this program paying students?

By Black Enterprise

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African Grandmothers Grow Popular Drug To Support Families

Popular strain of marijuana called "Swazi Gold" helps these women support their families

Popular strain of marijuana called “Swazi Gold” helps these women support their families

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Congress’ Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low [Poll]

Only 1 in 10 Americans approve of the job Congress is doing

Only 1 in 10 Americans approve of the job Congress is doing

By Black Enterprise

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Romney Says Obama Campaign Has “Disgraced The Presidency”

Romney fires back after Biden says he would put country back in chains

Romney fires back after Biden says he would put country back in chains

By Black Enterprise

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Five Athletes Whose Love Battles Killed Their Brands

These sports figures' brands have taken major hits

As details of Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson’s domestic battery case continue to be released, we take…

By Sasha King

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VP Joe Biden Tells Black Crowd: “Romney Will Put You Back In Chains”

Did the vice president put his foot in his mouth again?

Did the vice president put his foot in his mouth again?

By Black Enterprise

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Man Sues Store For Forcing Black Man To Bag His Groceries

Man says his Hinduism religion prevents a black man from touching his food

Man says his Hinduism religion prevents a black man from touching his food

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88

He died of heart failure

He died of heart failure

By Black Enterprise

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Afrika Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar

The university contains the nation's largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

The university contains the nation’s largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

By Black Enterprise

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Why Did This 5-Month-Old Girl’s Hair Get Straightened?

What are your thoughts on this story?

What are your thoughts on this story?

By Black Enterprise

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Obama Administration Defends Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the University of Texas' affirmative action case this October

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the University of Texas’ affirmative action case this…

By Black Enterprise

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First Lady Michelle Obama Teases Gabby Douglas’ Love For Fast Food

The Olympic Gold Medalist loves her some McDonald's

The Olympic Gold Medalist loves her some McDonald’s

By Black Enterprise

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Bond No.9 Perfume Shop Hit With Shocking Racism Lawsuit

Owner Laurice Rahme reportedly called African American shoppers "thieves."

Owner Laurice Rahme reportedly called African American shoppers “thieves.”

By Black Enterprise

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Rep. Darrell Issa To File Lawsuit Against Atty. General Eric Holder

The "Fast and Furious" saga has taken another wild turn

The “Fast and Furious” saga has taken another wild turn

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Black Enterprise’s Marc Lamont Hill Selected As Huffington Post Live Host

Website launched a live video streaming network earlier today

Website launched a live video streaming network earlier today

By Black Enterprise

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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabby Douglas

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

Did you know these facts about our Olympic Gold Medalist?

By Black Enterprise

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VH1 Cancels Evelyn Lozada And Chad Johnson Reality Show

VH1 cancels show days after Johnson is arrested for headbutting Lozada

VH1 cancels show days after Johnson is arrested for headbutting Lozada

By Black Enterprise

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Black Scholar Defends “White Power” Music: “It’s The Same As Hip-Hop”

Do you agree or disagree?

Do you agree or disagree?

By Black Enterprise

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Michelle Obama Tapped As iVillage Guest Editor For A Week

The First Lady will focus on back-to-school issues during her week of editorial duties

The First Lady will focus on back-to-school issues during her week of editorial duties

By Black Enterprise

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Presidential Debate Moderators Announced

Old-time favorites Jim Lehrer and Bob Schieffer have also been tapped

Old-time favorites Jim Lehrer and Bob Schieffer have also been tapped

By Black Enterprise

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More Black Women Going Bankrupt [Report]

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white counterparts

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white…

By Black Enterprise

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Hair Braider Wins Lawsuit Challenging Utah Rules

Jestina Clayton is overly excited over her victory in federal court

Jestina Clayton is overly excited over her victory in federal court

By Black Enterprise

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Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Her Hometown

The Olympian's dream summer continues

The Olympian’s dream summer continues

By Black Enterprise

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Legendary Actor Al Freeman Jr., Dead At 78

Pioneering actor played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's 1992 film "Malcolm X"

Pioneering actor played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee’s 1992 film “Malcolm X”

By Black Enterprise

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White President Of NAACP Student Chapter At HBCU, Found Dead

Michael Teasley was found dead in his apartment

Michael Teasley was found dead in his apartment

By Black Enterprise

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ryan-romney

Mitt Romney Selects Paul Ryan As Vice Presidential Running Mate

Will this help or hurt the Republican presidential nominee?

Will this help or hurt the Republican presidential nominee?

By Black Enterprise

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Pres. Obama To Include Republicans At Democratic National Convention

President Obama will aim to attract independents and paint Romney as an aristocrat

President Obama will aim to attract independents and paint Romney as an aristocrat

By Black Enterprise

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Prosecutors Mistakenly Release Photo Of Trayvon Martin’s Body

The photo and records were among 76 documents mistakenly released

The photo and records were among 76 documents mistakenly released

By Black Enterprise

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Catch attorney, author and academic Anita Hill on this weekend's edition of Our World with Black Enterprise

Preview Our World: Anita Hill Speaks Out on Diversity in the Workplace

The Woman of Power continues her push for equality in workplace for women

Two decades after testifying against Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill continues her fight against sexual harassment…

By Andrew Wadium

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Dwight Howard Traded To Los Angeles Lakers

LA has a new Superman and his name isn't Shaq

LA has a new Superman and his name isn’t Shaq

By Black Enterprise

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obama-sharpton

Sharpton Defends Obama’s “Not President of Black America” Comments

What did you think of the president's comments?

What did you think of the president’s comments?

By Black Enterprise

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gabby-douglas-spelman-college

Spelman College Recruiting Gabby Douglas For Enrollment

Will the 16-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist enroll in this HBCU?

Will the 16-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist enroll in this HBCU?

By Black Enterprise

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9-Year-Old’s Lemonade Stand Raises Nearly $4k For Detroit

Joshua Smith was recently presented with a "Spirit of Detroit" award

Joshua Smith was recently presented with a “Spirit of Detroit” award

By Black Enterprise

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Ex-Mercedes Benz Employees Fired After Reporting Racist Graffiti

Former employees file lawsuit against NYC dealership

Former employees file lawsuit against NYC dealership

By Black Enterprise

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Sherman Hemsley Died Of Lung Cancer

An autopsy found a mass on Hemsley's lung

An autopsy found a mass on Hemsley’s lung

By Black Enterprise

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Target Launches Initiative To Raise $1 Billion For Education

Initiative to help in-need schools ends September 8th

Initiative to help in-need schools ends September 8th

By Black Enterprise

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Connecticut Town Discriminated Against Potential Minority Homeowners

Winchester, Connecticut is over 94 percent white

Winchester, Connecticut is over 94 percent white

By Black Enterprise

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President Obama Calls Mitt’s Tax Policy “Romney Hood”

President said Romney plans to take resources from the poor to give to the rich

President said Romney plans to take resources from the poor to give to the rich

By Black Enterprise

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What “Obamacare” Means For Women’s Health

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president's healthcare reform

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president’s healthcare reform

By Black Enterprise

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Oval Office Interview with President Barack Obama

President Obama sat down with Black Enterprise Magazine for an exclusive interview in which he talks about black businesses and unemployment.

In a 20-minute Q&A session with BE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle, President Obama talked about…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Opinion: Opposing Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You A Christian

Chick-fil-A and its supporters are replacing misguided values for civil liberties

Chick-fil-A and its supporters are replacing misguided values for civil liberties

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Radio Host Criticizes Gabby Douglass’ Outfit

U.S. Gold Medalist can't seem to catch a break from critics

U.S. Gold Medalist can’t seem to catch a break from critics

By Black Enterprise

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Condoleezza Rice: “Gabby Douglas Is A Black Hero”

The former secretary of state says she is thrilled for the Olympic gold medalist.

The former secretary of state says she is thrilled for the Olympic gold medalist.

By Black Enterprise

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Racist Tweets About Obamas Lands Public Official In Trouble

Heidi Wys claims she is not racist despite language in her tweets.

Heidi Wys claims she is not racist despite language in her tweets.

By Black Enterprise

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obama-battleground-states

New Poll Shows Obama Has Edge In 3 Key States

As the election heats up, Obama builds lead over Romney in critical states

As the election heats up, Obama builds lead over Romney in critical states.

By Black Enterprise

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isaac-anthony-obama-vote

Conservative 6-Year-Old Gives Reasons Not To Vote For Obama

Isaac Anthony gives ten reasons why Obama doesn't deserve another term in office

Isaac Anthony gives ten reasons why Obama doesn’t deserve another term in office

By Black Enterprise

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david-weekes-london-cab-driver

London Cab Driver Turns Backseat Into A Hotel

David Weeks charges $75 a night to sleep in his cab

David Weeks charges $75 a night to sleep in his cab

By Black Enterprise

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groupon-chicago-schools

Groupon Begins Accepting Donations For Low-Income Chicago Students

Daily deal site and school system join forces for 2nd year in a row

Daily deal site and school system join forces for 2nd year in a row

By Black Enterprise

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Bill Clinton To Speak, Nominate Pres. Obama At DNC

Former president to play a major role at DNC

Former president to play a major role at DNC

By Black Enterprise

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racist-church-black-wedding

Racist Mississippi Church Prevents Black Couple’s Wedding

Pastor says small group of congregants were against black couple's marriage there.

Pastor says small group of congregants were against black couple’s marriage there.

By Black Enterprise

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jesse-jackson-jr

Rev. Jesse Jackson: ‘No Timetable on Jackson Jr. Recovery’

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr recently checked into the Mayo Clinic for depression.

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr recently checked into the Mayo Clinic for depression.

By Black Enterprise

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Opinion: How Obama Has Failed Small and Minority Business

Has President Barack Obama done enough for small and minority business growth?

The Obama administration has been a total failure when it comes to small and minority…

By Raynard Jackson

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Philly Black Radio Legend Joe Tamburro Dead At 70

Philadelphia black radio legend Joe “Butterball” Tamburro has passed away at the age of 70,…

By Black Enterprise

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what-does-mitt-romney-stand-for

Mitt Romney Campaign Releases Ad Targeting Black Voters

It seems that Mitt Romney’s appearance at this year’s NAACP Convention made him take the…

By Black Enterprise

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Preview Our World: Is Today’s Social Activism a Movement, or Just a Moment?

Our esteemed panel of guests discuss the validity of the increase in protests around issues like Trayvon Martin's death and Occupy Wall Street

In the wake of protests for Trayvon Martin and Occupy Wall Street, Our World gathers…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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obama-black-business

Business Owners Disapprove of Obama’s Performance in New Poll

59 percent of business owners disapprove of Obama's job performance.

59 percent of business owners disapprove of Obama’s job performance.

By Black Enterprise

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obama-black-business

Black Business Owners Urge Obama To Aid Growth

Majority of black businesses have no employees with revenues below $50,000

A host of black business owners at this year’s National Urban League Convention had serious…

By Black Enterprise

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#BEVOTE2012: Join Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief for Presidential Election Twitter Chat

Live chat at 3:00 p.m. EST Thursday, July 26, will include insights from Derek T. Dingle's exclusive interviews with President Obama, GOP Candidate Romney

On Friday, July 27, 2012, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Black Enterprise Magazine Senior VP/Editor-in-Chief Derek…

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Senate Passes Bill to Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

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Pres. Obama Creates African-American Education Office

Office will set a goal of producing more effective programs for black students

Office will set a goal of producing more effective programs for African-American students

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Sylvia Woods’ Funeral: Bill Clinton, Bloomberg Pay Their Respects

Hundreds attend wake for Harlem's "Queen of Soul Food"

Hundreds packed Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church for the funeral of Soul Food queen and entrepreneur,…

By Black Enterprise

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President Obama Leads Mitt Romney by 6 Points in New Poll

Poll also highlights growing negatives for both candidates

In a new national poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President…

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Ghana VP Sworn In Hours After President’s Death

John Mahama takes helm to reportedly avoid coup.

Former Ghana Vice President John Mahama is now the president of the country after John…

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‘The Jeffersons’ Star Sherman Hemsley Dead at 74

Legendary comedian had more than 20-year acting career

Sherman Hemsley, legendary comedian and actor famously known for playing George Jeffersons of “The Jeffersons,”…

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Sylvia Woods, Soul Food Queen, Dies at 86

The legendary Harlem restauranteur Sylvia Woods dies at 86

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Why is Morally Questionable Behavior More Celebrated Than Drama-Free Success?

Columnist Raynard Jackson says successful businessmen like David Steward have a bigger impact on society than Kanye West minus the fame. Agree?

Columnist Raynard Jackson says successful businessmen like David Steward have a bigger impact on society…

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Opinion: Is the Congressional Black Caucus Tough Enough on Obama?

Political commentator Raynard Jackson examines President Obama's relationship with Black members of Congress

Political commentator Raynard Jackson examines President Obama’s relationship with Black members of Congress

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Social Media Responds to Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling

Social networking sites were set ablaze with commentary once word circulated that #SCOTUS approved “Obamacare”

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Act, which will…

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Earvin Magic Johnson Launches New Network Aspire

The basketball champion expands his business portfolio with a network featuring programming for African American audiences

The basketball champion expands his business portfolio with a network featuring programming for African American…

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Black Enterprise Unites with African-American Media Companies for #INTHEBLACK Campaign

The #INTHEBLACK initiative, which launches today, will inform the advertising community and consumer audience about black spending power

Leading African-American media entities are uniting to bring awareness of black buying power to large…

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Advocating for Fathers: Men Across the Country Seek to Defy Negative Stereotypes

Black men take leadership to shed positive light on today's patriarchs

President Obama’s Fatherhood Buzz initiative seeks to shed a positive light on America’s men, with…

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Barbara Graves was a indispensible business partner as well as life partner of Earl Graves Sr. Whether serving as chief editor of Black Enterprise magazine, a member of the board, or his personal speechwriter, she was his best friend, his right hand, his chief and most valued advisor.

WATCH: Earl G. Graves, Sr. Remembers His Beloved Wife, Barbara Kydd Graves

In a loving tribute, Black Enterprise founder Earl G. Graves, Sr. pays tribute to his wife, Barbara Kydd Graves

In a loving tribute, Black Enterprise founder Earl G. Graves, Sr. remembers his wife, Barbara…

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Pew Study Shows Political Divide Soars During Bush, Obama Years

A newly released Pew Research Center report confirms political polarization now overshadows age, class, gender and race divides

A Pew Research study finds that America has never been more polarized, and more than…

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Mr. and Mrs. Graves enjoy some time away together.

Celebrating the Life of Barbara Graves, Wife of Black Enterprise Publisher Earl Graves, Sr.

Remembering the life and family moments of Barbara Graves, who passed on May 25, 2012, after three-year battle with gall bladder cancer

Remembering the life and family moments of Barbara Graves, who passed on May 25, 2012,…

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The $250,000,000 Mission to Preserve Black History

Bunch’s mission includes raising $250 million in donations from corporations, foundations, and individuals and mining…

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Facebook Looking to Acquire Facial Recognition Tech Company Face.com

Recent reports indicate the social networking giant is in talks to acquire Face.com

Facebook might be interested in acquiring facial recognition technology company Face.com, according to recent reports.

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Barbara Graves, Wife of Black Enterprise Founder Earl Graves Sr., Dies

Family matriarch was a guiding force of Black Enterprise and a quiet source of strength and inspiration

Family matriarch and a guiding force of Black Enterprise, Barbara Eliza Graves succumbed early this…

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‘Trayvoning’ Trend Causes Outrage Within Online Community

The Florida teen's death is mocked via new viral trend, which has caused a stir online

Months after the senseless death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, his life…

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Radio Pioneer Hal Jackson Dead at 96

ICBC icon broke color barriers and set stage for today's stars

The co-founder of Inner City Broadcasting Corp., which owned New York’s WBLS, leaves a legacy…

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Facebook IPO: Shares Start at $42

The social network’s monetary value jumped from $38 per share to $42 on Friday

Facebook shares started trading at $42.05 per share on Friday around 11:30am EST on the…

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Disco Legend Donna Summer Dead at 63

The five-time Grammy winner died this morning from cancer, according to TMZ

“Queen of Disco” Donna Summer died Thursday morning at the age of 63 following her…

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2012-13 TV Season Appears Promising for Black Actors

Upcoming series will feature “Cosby Show” stars Phylicia Rashad and Tempestt Bledsoe, as well as Anthony Anderson and Vanessa Williams, among others

Nine major television networks including NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox presented their programming plans for…

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President Obama and Michelle Obama joined the proceedings to commemorate the largest such undertaking to reveal the contributions of African Americans to the world.

First Couple’s Assets Worth Up to $8.3 Million

Obama book royalties alone worth up to $2.1 million

White House discloses President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s financial assets, with a value between…

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Jay-Z Backs Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance

The music mogul came out in support of the president's position on same-sex marriage in a recent interview with CNN

Brooklyn-born rapper Jay-Z cosigned President Obama’s decision to support gay marriage in an interview with…

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Releases Mother’s Day Video

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, posted the video to the Martin family's Justice TM website

In the video, posted to the Martin family’s JusticeTM website, an emotional Sybrina Fulton says…

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Opinion: Gay Rights are Civil Rights

Why every citizen of the US has the right to political, economic and social freedom, and equality under the law

Why every citizen of the US has the right to political, economic and social freedom,…

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Opinion: What Republicans Could Learn From Being Gay

Commentator Raynard Jackson shares his views on the recent debate over Pres. Obama's stance on gay rights

Some argue that gay rights and civil rights are the same, while others, like Raynard…

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Would Jesse Jackson Have Been a Better Black President than Obama?

Raynard Jackson takes a critical look at why Obama’s rise was historic, but not transformational for the Black community

Before Barack Obama there was Jesse Jackson. Here’s a look at the lasting impact Jesse…

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NEW YORK YANKEES APPAREL: As a native New Yorker, Jay-Z has long been a supporter of the hometown Yankees, sporting the MLB team’s baseball cap in countless photos. On his 1999 single, “Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up),” he famously rhymes, “Hat cocked can't see his eyes, who could it be?/With that new blue Yankee on, who but me?” Jay-Z’s continued support of the Bronx Bombers may have inspired more hip-hop fans to reach for a Yankees fitted, with apparel maker New Era stating that sales had risen 20% each year leading into 1999, but more than likely the sports team’s brand was catapulted by their 27 World Series Pennants, including one in 2000. However, last year Jay-Z did help move some of their products when he announced limited edition co-branded merchandise for sale at Yankee Stadium, including a special All-Black Everything Yankees baseball cap via New Era, which featured design nods to his The Blueprint 3 album and a $50 price tag.

New York Post Columnist Phil Mushnick Unapologetic About Using N-Word

The columnist suggests the Brooklyn Nets change their name to the “New York Ni-----,” and criticizes part-owner Jay-Z

New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick continues to stand by his racially volatile remarks about…

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5th Annual Blogging While Brown Conference Hits Philly June 1-2

Get a special BE discount on registration for this year's annual blogger networking event

The Blogging While Brown conference 2012 hits Philadelphia, PA for two days of networking and…

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‘Awkward Black Girl’ Creator Issa Rae on Shorty Award Win and Online Racism

The producer, director, writer and star of “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” addresses the digital hate

“Awkward Black Girl” creator Issa Rae spoke to BlackEnterprise.com about her Shorty Award win, the…

By Janel Martinez

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Ashton Kutcher’s Popchips Ad Sparks Controversy, Pulled After Online Outcry

The “Two and a Half Men” star’s latest commercial for the potato chip brand is being called “offensive” and “racist” across the web

Ashton Kutcher’s Popchips ad campaign released earlier this week has been removed from the snack…

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One-half of the dynamic eyeglass design duo, Coco & Breezy, showed her support for Black Blogger Month

Black Blogger Month 2012 Launch at 40/40 Club Recap x Photos

Our monthlong celebration of digital entrepreneurs kicked off with a bevy of tastemakers and aspiring bloggers

BlackEnterprise.com’s Black Blogger Month 2012 Tweet Up brings celebrities & digital tastemakers out in force…

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Toni Morrison to Receive America’s Highest Civilian Honor

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Freedom to 13 recipients at the White House later this spring

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Freedom to 13 recipients at the White…

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For 2nd Week in a Row, ‘Think Like A Man’ Takes Top Spot

The film is reaching new heights, coming in at No. 1 domestically for the second-straight weekend

The Sony Screen Gems ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man” was No. 1 domestically for…

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Notorious B.I.G. once rhymed, "There’s rules to this stuff. I wrote me a manual."  Though it applied to a different type of game, Christopher Wallace was on to something. Now that the 2012 NFL Draft is over, many players will need a guide to  keep them out of the gossip blogs, tabloids, and bankruptcy courts. We’ve seen so many athletes come into the NFL broke and leave in the same way. It’s a cycle we must stop. So, before these athletes get caught up, perhaps they should read The Five Draft Commandments. (What!) ---Christian Law


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New Money: The Five (NFL) Draft Commandments

Rookies should heed these rules of finance and life to avoid pitfalls

With the 2012 NFL Draft complete, here are some rules of money (and life) that…

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Last week, news broke about two African American men, Christopher Johnson and Nathaniel Claybrooks, filing a class action lawsuit against the producers of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. The men claim that they were rejected from being cast on the popular reality show because they are Black. In 20+ seasons of the long running show, there has never been an African American contestant.

While the rest of the world argues the validity and diversity of reality television’s latest bachelors, BlackEnterprise.com rounded up a list of the hottest 10 single brothers that should be on your radar. Not only are these men easy on the eyes but they’re all certified movers and shakers, too. Ladies, you’re welcome. —Bridgette Bartlett of Black Bridal Bliss

10 Eligible Black Men ‘The Bachelor’ Should Cast

Reality TV casting agents for The Bachelor may have a hard time finding men of color but here are a few good men

After two African American men sued producers of the The Bachelor for racial discrimination here’s…

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Kardashians Sign $40 Million Reality TV Show Deal with E!

The reality TV stars prove their bankability by signing a record-breaking deal

In a record-breaking deal, Keeping Up with the Kardashians gets renewed for three more seasons…

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5 Cool (Recent) Branding Moves By President Barack Obama

A look at the Commander-in-Chief's moments of swag

Here’s a snapshot into recent appearances that give the Commander-in-Chief the cool factor.

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Flagrant Foul: NBA Owners Consider Selling Ad Space on Player Jerseys

Cash-strapped owners consider a drastic move to increase revenue that has many up in arms

In a quest for revenue NBA owners consider placing advertisements on player uniforms which have…

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WATCH: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Tells Bill O’Reilly She Has Faith in Judicial System

The grieving mother defends peace and the justice as she awaits the trial of George Zimmerman's involvement in her son's death

Accompanied by her lawyer Benjamin Crump, Sybrina Fulton speaks on her son Trayvon Martin’s death…

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Acura Faces Controversy for Casting Call for ‘Not Too Dark’ Black Actors in Ad

Casting call sheet requested Black actors to appear in commercial with Jerry Sienfeld---as long as they were "not too dark"

Acura casting call sheet requested Black actors to appear in commercial with Jerry Sienfeld–as long…

By Elayne Fluker

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WATCH: Mitt Romney Tells Obamas to “Start Packing”

The Republican presidential frontrunner has some choice words for the Commander-In-Chief

During an interview with Diane Sawyer, Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann…

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I’ve been involved in the Republican Party for most of my adult life and continue to be amazed at the lack of interest the party shows toward the Black community. Those who have followed my writings over the years know that I have been extremely critical of the party regarding this issue. But, I have been even more critical of the individuals the party chooses to showcase as the face of Black Republicans. I find many of these individuals to be an embarrassment to me as a person of color, as well as to the Republican brand. Many of the Black faces that are trotted out in front of the cameras have absolutely no connection to the Black community.

Despite public perception there are Black Republicans who possess both political and policy expertise that the party could and should tap in to. They exemplify the best of Republican values and thoroughly understand the need for the party to be more diverse. Here are some influential Black Republicans that most folks have never heard of but should. —Raynard Jackson

10 Black Republicans You Probably Don’t Know But Should

Highlighting African Americans who represent the Republican Party and their race with pride

Herman Cain and Colin Powell are not anomalies as there are many Black Republicans of…

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Secret Service Agents Put on Leave After Alleged Misconduct

President Obama spoke about the incident for the first time on Sunday

The commander in chief’s trip to Latin America was tainted when news surfaced that 11…

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As Tax Day Nears, Meet the Deadline with These 7 Resources

Don't fret! You still have time to fill out your taxes. Check out our compilation of helpful links

With taxes needing to be postmarked by midnight Tuesday, peruse through these useful links before…

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Is George Zimmerman the New OJ Simpson? The Politics of Race & Law in America

Exploring the paralleles between two of America's most racially divided cases

After the shooting death of Trayvon martin George Zimmerman has become more hated than OJ…

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Wells Fargo Faces Racial Discrimination Investigation

The investigation of 218 foreclosed properties reclaimed by Wells Fargo shows the institution demonstrated unfavorable maintenance and marketing practices in communities of color

The nation’s largest consumer lender Wells Fargo is set to undergo an investigation on the…

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Dingle, who was granted the first print interview of President Obama after his 2009 inauguration, conducted an exclusive 20-minute interview with the President in the Oval Office on Wednesday, April 11, focusing on minority and small business policies and the economy. When asked what he would say to Black business owners, including attendees of the upcoming Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference to be held in his hometown of Chicago, who question whether the Administration has done enough for Black business, he responded, “I’ll put my track record up against anybody in terms of us putting in place broad-based programs that ultimately had a huge benefit for African American businesses.”

PHOTOS: Inside Black Enterprise’s Exclusive Interview with President Barack Obama

A preview of the President's conversation with Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle on job creation, financial reforms and what he's done to earn the support of Black business.

A preview of President Barack Obama’s conversation with Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle on…

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker Saves Woman in Home Fire

The mayor rescues next-door neighbor from burning home

Newark Mayor Cory Booker rescued a young woman from her burning house in the Upper…

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Homophobia and Homosexuality Linked in New Study

New study says link between homophobia among straight individuals may have to do with hidden homosexual tendencies

New study says link between homophobia among straight individuals may have to do with hidden…

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1. Immediately after George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., there was no arrest by police and no charges were filed. Also, The Miami Herald reports that police initially wanted to charge Zimmerman---and applied for a warrant---but prosecutors said there wasn't enough evidence to move forward with charges.

George Zimmerman Has Been Arrested and Charged. Now What?

Here's how a second-degree murder trial could play out

Writer Zerlina Maxwell breaks down the legal standards to come for George Zimmerman, who was…

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How the Trayvon Martin Case has Divided America

The shooting death of the Florida teen has exposed more of America's racial divide

The Grio’s David A. Love analyzes how the Trayvon Martin case has revealed racial tensions…

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Few can deny the impact Dr. Bill Cosby has made in entertainment. From being the first African American to play a leading role in a TV show on NBC’s I Spy (1965-68) to making his self titled series The Cosby Show No. 1 on the same network almost 20 years later, he has withstood the test of time in Hollywood as a writer, producer, director, actor, composer and more. More than just an entertainer with over 2.3 million Twitter followers (@BillCosby), Cosby has managed to evolve his sphere of influence and remain relevant through his philanthropic efforts, advertising, public speaking, business acumen and involvement in academia. BlackEnterprise.com Decodes the iconic Dr. Bill Cosby. —Kevin Clark

Bill Cosby Speaks on Trayvon Martin Case

The comedy icon shares his thoughts on the shooting death that's gone national

In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death at the hands of George Zimmerman, comedian Bill…

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Remembering a Media Legend: Top 5 Black News Moments with Mike Wallace

From Malcolm X to Tina Turner, we highlight top moments in a media legend's career

From Malcolm X to Tina Turner, Mike Wallace–who died April 7— has had a stellar…

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Broadcasting Legend Gil Noble Dies at 80

The “Like It Is” host passed away peacefully in a hospital in Wayne, NJ on Thursday

Gil Noble, host of award-winning Sunday morning public affairs program Like It Is, passed away…

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Obama Reveals How to Get National Unemployment Rate to 6%

President Obama discusses how the nation can lower its unemployment rate by nearly two percent

President Obama addressed a group of digital journalists at the White House Wednesday, remarking that…

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The Hypocrisy of Democracy: Discrimination by Any Means Necessary

Questioning whether or not there really is a difference between being Democrat or Republican

With the candidates for the 2012 presidential election in place some wonder whether true democracy…

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Experts Say Credit Card Hack May Reoccur

Credit cards hacked, Chase charges customers twice...what's next?

Recent financial snafus like J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. accidentally charging customers twice and Global…

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Driving While Black: Welcome to the Club, Tyler Perry

Even if you’re as rich as Tyler Perry, chances are you will be racially profiled

Movie mogul Tyler Perry recently became the victim of racial profiling as Atlanta police pulled…

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Instagram for Android Now Available

The highly-popular mobile application is now available for download at Google Play Store

The photo-sharing mobile app Instagram is no longer exclusive to iOS devices. The free to…

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Form a partnership: Don’t allow your doctor to make you feel like a child. Some medical professionals approach their patients from a parent-child standpoint. Remember that you are partners on a journey toward finding the best treatment for your illness and staying healthy.

Recent Study Shows Cervical Cancer Is Harder to Clear in Black Women

Researchers at the University of South Carolina in Columbia released a study showing the health disparity between young black and white women

New research presented Sunday shows that black women are at a higher risk of contracting…

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Vote NOW for Black Enterprise and 50 Cent in ASME’s Cover Contest!

Help make our cover featuring rapper/entrepreneur Curtis Jackson the Reader's Choice Cover of the Year!

Voting is now open for Readers’ Choice honors in the 2012 American Society of Magazine…

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WATCH: David Banner on Trayvon Martin Shooting Death

The passionate performer expresses his views on the senseless death of another young Black man

Rapper/producer David Banner shares his passionate perspective on the life and death of Trayvon Martin…

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The Black Vote: The Only Way Republicans Can Beat Obama

Often ignoring the minority vote, Republicans fail to tap into the diversity of the American people

As the 2012 presidential election heats up some believe Republicans fail to make headway because…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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Women of Power: 10 Black Industry Leaders in Television and Film

Though the representation of women of color on TV and in film is still lagging…

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