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President Obama’s Positive Track Record For Helping African Americans

Administration has not failed the black community according to its policies

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has worked to improve the lives of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Top 10 States Where African Americans Are the Most Politically Engaged

Wisconsin and Mississippi among top 5; Rhode Island and Washington among bottom

A recent WalletHub analysis evaluated 48 states across six key metrics to find out…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks Emotional Rollercoaster and Challenges Playing O.J. Simpson

Oscar-winning actor details nervous breakdown and other career highs and lows

Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. talked with Larry King discuss his challenging experience portraying…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Black Panther Party For Self-Defense: Black Lives Matter 1960s Style

PBS documentary Vanguard of the Revolution

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9PM, Vanguard of the Revolution premiered on PBS and…

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Kaya Thomas

#CodedWithLove, From Google

#CodedWithLove from Google and Made with Code, is a Valentine present to girls; an introduction to coding

Made with Code and Google roll out a sweet coding project for Valentine’s Day.

By Samara Lynn

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Ryan Coogler, film director

‘Creed’ Director Ryan Coogler Named Warner Bros. Creative Talent Ambassador in U.K.

Program provides vital opportunity for budding filmmakers to experience European scene

Director and co-writer of “Creed,” Ryan Coogler has been named as the first Warner Bros.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Scientists View Gravitational Waves From Distant Universe For First Time

The gravitational waves are from two black holes colliding 1.3 billion years ago

Scientists detect gravitational waves for first time.

By Samara Lynn

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Dr. Paula A. Johnson, president, Wellesley College

Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Clarence_Wooten

VentureFund.io Combats Startup Funding Bias

Serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten launches a platform for startups and investors to meet online

The online place for startups and investors.

By Samara Lynn

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19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit Kicks Off Today!

This year's theme is Wall Street: The New Paradigm--Access to Opportunity

Today, hundreds of corporate executives, minority entrepreneurs and community leaders gather to kick off the…

By Safon Floyd

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Doug E Fresh Headlined Opening Day at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

Beat-box master performed classic hits for audience

“The Original Human Beat Box” Doug E. Fresh will be performing during the opening day…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Microsoft’s New AI App, Fetch! Will Guess Your Dog’s Breed

Fetch! this app that will analyze your dog's breed (and tell you what breed of dog you most resemble).

Fetch! is an artificial intelligence app that shows Microsoft has gone to the dogs.

By Samara Lynn

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Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Song Boost Red Lobster Sales by 33%

Red Lobster reports 33% increase in sales from the star's latest hit single

Red Lobster reports 33% increase in sales from Beyonce’s latest hit song.

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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

By Cristie Leondis

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Google Will Give You 2 GB of Storage for Security

Secure your Google account and get 2 GB of Google Drive storage for free

Google pushes security with free storage space giveaway.

By Samara Lynn

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Candidate Watch - Feb 10, 2016

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Political news curated for our audience

Check out the BE Candidate Watch on Periscope, every Wednesday morning at 10:30AM EST. You’ll…

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5 Fun Things To Do This Valentine’s Day In and Around New York City

From a brunch cruise to a comedy show, your valentine won't be disappointed

Black Enterprise shares the five top events on Valentine’s day in the New York City/…

By Cristie Leondis

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Job Seeking Interview Unemployment

What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

By Courtney Connley

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Decoded in ‘Formation’: Beyonce’s Powerful–and Profitable–Tour Legacy

Take a look back at Queen Bey's top multimillion-dollar performances

Beyonce made major waves announcing a new world tour called “Formation” during Super Bowl 50.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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President Obama Signs Africa Electricity Plan Into Law

Experts estimate that the full cost of the initiative is $835 billion

President Barack Obama has signed into law the Electrify Africa Act of 2015 which aims…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

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