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Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing Obama Campaign Outraises Romney in August Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records Jesse Jackson Jr. Home After Treatment For Depression President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions Ex-Florida Governor Charlie Crist Embraces Pres. Obama Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics President Obama Officially Accepts Nomination at DNC President Obama DNC Speech Excerpts Released 61 Percent of Small Business Owners Favor Mitt Romney for President 96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’ Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!” Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement Mitt Romney Campaign Announces Black Leadership Council DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg New Project to Empower African American Girls Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa Michelle Obama Scheduled To Take Stage Tuesday Night At DNC Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54 Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’ Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments The White House Releases Beer Recipes Obama: Romney’s Ideas ‘Better Suited for Last Century’ Number of Black Republican Delegates Jumped Since 2008 With Rising Tuition Costs, Obama, Romney Court College Voters Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88 NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler Evelyn Lozada Says She’s ‘Afraid,’ Chad Johnson ‘Needs to Get Help’ Stevie Wonder on Frank Ocean: ‘People Think They’re Gay, They’re Confused’ Writer Danyel Smith Pens Obit to Rap Mogul Chris Lighty Anti-Obama Signs In Massachusetts Stir Controversy Melissa Harris-Perry’s New Orleans House Destroyed by Hurricane Isaac Randy Jackson is Out as ‘American Idol’ Judge RNC Coverage: Mitt Romney Says ‘I Wish Obama Would’ve Succeeded’ Gabby Douglas Told to Get a Nose Job by Gym Staffer Oprah to Co-Host ‘Good Morning America’ in Robin Roberts Absence Black CNN Camerawoman Talks About Peanut Throwing Incident Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead Brooklyn Politician Calls Neighborhood, “Negrohood” In Email Olympian Gabby Douglas Set To Launch A Gymnastics Tour Michelle Obama Tells Letterman She ‘Tends Not To Watch’ RNC GLAAD Calls for More LGBT Diversity on TV Networks Obama Defends Welfare Policy Against Republican Accusation Condoleezza Rice: United States’ Voice Muted Under Obama Blacks With College Degrees Live Longer David Chalian Says Romney Doesn’t Mind ‘Black People Drowning’, Fired by Yahoo Ohio Governor: ‘Blacks Can Come From The Streets And Own Businesses’ Sherman Hemsley’s Body Still Frozen, Not Buried Weeks After Death Black CNN Camera Operator Belted With Peanuts At RNC RNC Coverage: New Jersey Gov Chris Christie Rallies Republicans RNC Coverage: Artur Davis Commits Verbal Assault on Obama Gym Denies Gabby Douglas’ Claims Of Racism, Bullying Congressional Black Caucus Pens Letter To Artur Davis Jennifer Hudson To Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter Oprah Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity List Is This Michelle Obama Magazine Cover Racist? U.S Soldiers Caught Stockpiling Weapons To Assassinate Obama Gabby Douglas Tells Oprah She Was Bullied, Called ‘Slave’ Camden To Disband Police Department NAACP Urges Police to Stop Macing Students Robin Roberts to Begin Medical Leave Friday Usher’s Ex-Wife Tameka to Appeal Custody Decision Anti-Obama Documentary Earns Big at Box Office Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV? Poll: Obama, Romney In Tight Race Among Likely Voters Tameka Loses Court Battle, Usher Gets Primary Custody Afro-Punk Festival Returns for 8th Year of Rock, Food and Fun Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae To Perform at Afro-Punk Festival Newark Mayor Cory Booker for New Jersey Governor? Michelle Obama to Promote Health Initiative on Dr. Oz Lil’ Wayne’s “I don’t like New York” Comment Angers Senator Hampton University Business School Bans Dreadlocks RNC Coverage: Condoleezza Rice, Tara Wall Confirmed for NBC, TV One Roundtable Artist Creates Tribute with ‘Freedom Fighters’ Exhibit Poll: Romney Gets Zero Percent Support from Black Voters Obama Campaign Now Accepting Text Donations Obama, Michael Jordan Host Basketball Fundraiser in New York Alleged Threats Against Obama, Leads To Arrest Unheard Martin Luther King Jr. Audio Found in Attic Obama Dismisses Critics on Osama Bin Laden Assassination FAMU Halftime to Replace Marching Band With Musical Artists Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Arrested for DUI Condoleezza Rice, First Black Woman To Join Prestigious Golf Club Poll Says New York Police Favor Whites Over Blacks Death Of Handcuffed Man In Police Custody Ruled A Suicide NABJ Protests Minority Journalist Presidential Debate Exclusion Toure Apologizes For N-Word Use In Mitt Romney Discussion Obama To Romney: “Just Release 5 Years Of Tax Returns” Toure Under Fire For Race-Baiting Comments About Romney Rock Star Says Obama Staged Aurora, Sikh Temple Shootings Does Romney, Ryan Ticket Equal Reaganomics For African Americans? President Obama Defends VP Joe Biden’s “Back In Chains” Comment Poll Shows NYC Racially Divided Over NYPD’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy Former Obama Supporter To Back Mitt Romney Woman Who Provides Children Free Lunches Faces $600 Fine Government Agency Pays Prison Labor Less Than $1 An Hour D.C. Students Being Paid To Attend Summer School African Grandmothers Grow Popular Drug To Support Families Congress’ Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low [Poll] Romney Says Obama Campaign Has “Disgraced The Presidency” Five Athletes Whose Love Battles Killed Their Brands VP Joe Biden Tells Black Crowd: “Romney Will Put You Back In Chains” Man Sues Store For Forcing Black Man To Bag His Groceries Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88 Afrika Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar Why Did This 5-Month-Old Girl’s Hair Get Straightened? Obama Administration Defends Affirmative Action First Lady Michelle Obama Teases Gabby Douglas’ Love For Fast Food Bond No.9 Perfume Shop Hit With Shocking Racism Lawsuit Rep. Darrell Issa To File Lawsuit Against Atty. General Eric Holder Black Enterprise’s Marc Lamont Hill Selected As Huffington Post Live Host 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gabby Douglas VH1 Cancels Evelyn Lozada And Chad Johnson Reality Show Black Scholar Defends “White Power” Music: “It’s The Same As Hip-Hop” Michelle Obama Tapped As iVillage Guest Editor For A Week Presidential Debate Moderators Announced More Black Women Going Bankrupt [Report] Hair Braider Wins Lawsuit Challenging Utah Rules Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Her Hometown Legendary Actor Al Freeman Jr., Dead At 78 White President Of NAACP Student Chapter At HBCU, Found Dead Mitt Romney Selects Paul Ryan As Vice Presidential Running Mate Pres. Obama To Include Republicans At Democratic National Convention Prosecutors Mistakenly Release Photo Of Trayvon Martin’s Body Preview Our World: Anita Hill Speaks Out on Diversity in the Workplace Dwight Howard Traded To Los Angeles Lakers Sharpton Defends Obama’s “Not President of Black America” Comments Spelman College Recruiting Gabby Douglas For Enrollment 9-Year-Old’s Lemonade Stand Raises Nearly $4k For Detroit Ex-Mercedes Benz Employees Fired After Reporting Racist Graffiti Sherman Hemsley Died Of Lung Cancer Target Launches Initiative To Raise $1 Billion For Education

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Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing

The 'Green Mile' actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

The ‘Green Mile’ actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

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Obama Campaign Outraises Romney in August

President's campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

President’s campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records

Zimmerman's attorney looking into Trayvon Martin's past

Zimmerman’s attorney looking into Trayvon Martin’s past

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Home After Treatment For Depression

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

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President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

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Ex-Florida Governor Charlie Crist Embraces Pres. Obama

President gains support from former Republican governor

President gains support from former Republican governor

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Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

By Black Enterprise

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Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight

When she couldn't put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a change

When she couldn’t put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a…

By Sasha King

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Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

By Sasha King

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President Obama Officially Accepts Nomination at DNC

"I'm no longer just the candidate, I'm the President," said Obama

“I’m no longer just the candidate, I’m the President,” said Obama

By Sasha King

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President Obama Holds Media Availability With Canadian Prime Minister Harper

President Obama DNC Speech Excerpts Released

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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61 Percent of Small Business Owners Favor Mitt Romney for President

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

By Sasha King

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Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

By Sasha King

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Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper's murder

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper’s murder

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’

The conservative host uses the mic to attack the president

The conservative radio host uses mic to attack the president

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings

Kelly Ripa's new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

Kelly Ripa’s new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community

The music industry's brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

The music industry’s brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

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Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!”

Former football "giant" takes on morning television

Former football “giant” takes on morning television

By Sasha King

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Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

By Sasha King

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Mitt Romney Campaign Announces Black Leadership Council

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

By Sasha King

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Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

By Sasha King

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Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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New Project to Empower African American Girls

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

By Sasha King

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Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan were secretly engaged

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan had plans to wed in January.

By Sasha King

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Michelle Obama Scheduled To Take Stage Tuesday Night At DNC

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband's re-election

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband’s re-election

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Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

By Sasha King

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Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

By Sasha King

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan

Things you may not have known about the late actor

Things you may not have known about the late actor

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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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The White House Releases Beer Recipes

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama: Romney’s Ideas ‘Better Suited for Last Century’

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Number of Black Republican Delegates Jumped Since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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With Rising Tuition Costs, Obama, Romney Court College Voters

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide

The hip-hop mogul's estranged wife says they did not fight

The hip-hop mogul’s estranged wife says they did not fight

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Evelyn Lozada Says She’s ‘Afraid,’ Chad Johnson ‘Needs to Get Help’

Reality star says estranged husband needs 'help'

Reality star says estranged husband needs ‘help’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder on Frank Ocean: ‘People Think They’re Gay, They’re Confused’

The Motown legend shared his thoughts on homosexuality

The Motown legend shared his thoughts on homosexuality

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Writer Danyel Smith Pens Obit to Rap Mogul Chris Lighty

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anti-Obama Signs In Massachusetts Stir Controversy

Ads targeting the president take anti-ad campaigns to new lows

Ads targeting the president take anti-ad campaigns to new lows

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Melissa Harris-Perry’s New Orleans House Destroyed by Hurricane Isaac

The MSNBC host says home was her 'dream'

The MSNBC host says home was her ‘dream’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Randy Jackson is Out as ‘American Idol’ Judge

Show's favorite is set to leave judge's seat to serve as mentor

Show’s favorite is set to leave judge’s seat to serve as mentor

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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RNC Coverage: Mitt Romney Says ‘I Wish Obama Would’ve Succeeded’

Presidential nominee gives speech at Republican National Convention

Presidential nominee gives speech at Republican National Convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Gabby Douglas Told to Get a Nose Job by Gym Staffer

The 'golden girl' said she was told her nose was not flat enough

The ‘golden girl’ said she was told her nose was not flat enough

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Oprah to Co-Host ‘Good Morning America’ in Robin Roberts Absence

Talk show Queen to join stellar list of guest co-hosts

Talk show Queen to join stellar list of guest co-hosts

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black CNN Camerawoman Talks About Peanut Throwing Incident

Patricia Carroll said there weren't many black people at the convention

Patricia Carroll said there weren’t many black people at the convention

By Black Enterprise

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Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty's death

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty’s death

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Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

By Black Enterprise

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Brooklyn Politician Calls Neighborhood, “Negrohood” In Email

Primary candidate Ben Akselrod called the term a typo

Primary candidate Ben Akselrod called the term a typo

By Black Enterprise

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Olympian Gabby Douglas Set To Launch A Gymnastics Tour

The tour begins September 8th in San Jose, California

The tour begins September 8th in San Jose, California

By Black Enterprise

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Michelle Obama Tells Letterman She ‘Tends Not To Watch’ RNC

First lady won't be watching Republican convention

First lady won’t be watching Republican convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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GLAAD Calls for More LGBT Diversity on TV Networks

Gay and lesbian advocacy group calls for more minority portrayals

Gay and lesbian advocacy group calls for more minority portrayals

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama Defends Welfare Policy Against Republican Accusation

President goes after Romney pollster Neil Newhouse over controversial comments

President goes after Romney pollster Neil Newhouse over controversial comments

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Condoleezza Rice: United States’ Voice Muted Under Obama

Former secretary of state criticizes president's foreign policy record

Former secretary of state criticizes president’s foreign policy record

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Blacks With College Degrees Live Longer

Study reveals blacks with college degrees have higher life expectancy

Study reveals blacks with college degrees have higher life expectancy

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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David Chalian Says Romney Doesn’t Mind ‘Black People Drowning’, Fired by Yahoo

News correspondent apologizes for 'thoughtless joke'

News correspondent apologizes for ‘thoughtless joke’

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ohio Governor: ‘Blacks Can Come From The Streets And Own Businesses’

The Ohio governor is no stranger to controversial comments

The Ohio governor is no stranger to controversial comments

By Black Enterprise

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Sherman Hemsley’s Body Still Frozen, Not Buried Weeks After Death

When will he finally be laid to rest?

When will he finally be laid to rest?

By Black Enterprise

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Black CNN Camera Operator Belted With Peanuts At RNC

The two attendees were thrown out by security

The two attendees were thrown out by security

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RNC Coverage: New Jersey Gov Chris Christie Rallies Republicans

New Jersey governor calls for conservative takeover

New Jersey governor calls for conservative takeover

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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RNC Coverage: Artur Davis Commits Verbal Assault on Obama

Former Democrat blosters his support for Mitt Romney

Former Democrat blosters his support for Mitt Romney

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Gym Denies Gabby Douglas’ Claims Of Racism, Bullying

Excalibur Gymnastics says it did not 'knowingly' mistreat Douglas

Excalibur Gymnastics says it did not ‘knowingly’ mistreat Douglas

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Congressional Black Caucus Pens Letter To Artur Davis

Democrat turned Republican politician is in the hot seat

Democrat turned Republican politician is in the hot seat

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Jennifer Hudson To Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter

Tearful singer addresses tragic murders of family

Tearful singer addresses tragic murders of family

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Oprah Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity List

Media mogul earns $165 million, tops list for fourth consecutive year

Media mogul earns $165 million, tops list for fourth consecutive year

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Is This Michelle Obama Magazine Cover Racist?

Magazine cover shows the first lady naked in slave garb

Magazine cover shows the first lady naked in slave garb

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U.S Soldiers Caught Stockpiling Weapons To Assassinate Obama

Four Georgia soldiers created an anarchist militant group

Four Georgia soldiers created an anarchist militant group

By Black Enterprise

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Gabby Douglas Tells Oprah She Was Bullied, Called ‘Slave’

The young Olympic gold medalist says she almost quit gymnastics

The young Olympic gold medalist says she almost quit gymnastics

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Camden To Disband Police Department

One of country's most dangerous cities to lay off 270 officers

One of country’s most dangerous cities to lay off 270 officers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NAACP Urges Police to Stop Macing Students

The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization advises police to ban the use of mace and develop reasonable policies

The NAACP responds to notice that law-enforcement in Birmingham have used compromising strategies with over…

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Robin Roberts to Begin Medical Leave Friday

The “GMA” coanchor, who is fighting rare blood disorder MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome), will begin medical leave on Friday

Robin Roberts announced Monday she will begin her medical leave after Friday’s show.

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Usher’s Ex-Wife Tameka to Appeal Custody Decision

Scorned mother claims judge was biased

Scorned mother claims judge was biased

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anti-Obama Documentary Earns Big at Box Office

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

Conservative film grosses $9.1 million domestically

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV?

Show's producer Debbie Allen eager for reunion

Show’s producer Debbie Allen eager for reunion

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Poll: Obama, Romney In Tight Race Among Likely Voters

A CNN presidential poll shows uncertainty among voters

A CNN presidential poll shows uncertainty among voters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Tameka Loses Court Battle, Usher Gets Primary Custody

Singer gets custody of two young sons

Singer gets custody of two young sons

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Afro-Punk Festival Returns for 8th Year of Rock, Food and Fun

Co-producer Matthew Morgan talks black cultural movement

BlackEnterprise.com talks with Afro-Punk’s co-producer, Matthew Morgan, about the festival’s long-running success and the unique…

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Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae To Perform at Afro-Punk Festival

Performers headline free concert line-up

Performers headline free concert line-up

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker for New Jersey Governor?

Charismatic Newark mayor sets eyes on 2013 Governor's race

Charismatic Newark mayor sets eyes on 2013 Governor’s race

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Michelle Obama to Promote Health Initiative on Dr. Oz

First lady continues trail to end childhood obesity

First lady continues trail to end childhood obesity

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Lil’ Wayne’s “I don’t like New York” Comment Angers Senator

State senator demands apology from rapper

State senator demands apology from rapper

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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,…

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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.

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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…

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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.

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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?

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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”

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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

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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?

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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…

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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?

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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

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Chicago Jazz Legend, Von Freeman, Dead At 88

He died of heart failure

He died of heart failure

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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

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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…

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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.”

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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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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…

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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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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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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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Motivational Entrepreneur Lisa Nichols Talks How She Reclaims Her Power

Preparing for her appearance at the 2015 Women of Power Summit, motivation guru Lisa Nichols…

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Women of Power Summit: Ten Facts About Susan L. Taylor

Former Editor-In-Chief, Susan L. Taylor, is being honored at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit…

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