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Black Lives Matter Activist Running For Mayor of Baltimore

DeRay Mckesson becomes final candidate to join mayoral primary

Becoming the 13th and final candidate to jump into the primary race, Mckesson comes to…

By Courtney Connley

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Candidate Watch-Feb. 3, 2016

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Feb. 3, 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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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus (Wikipedia, Photo by Gage Skidmore)

EXCLUSIVE: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to Host 4th Annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards

Former HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson receives this year's award

This year’s theme is Pursuing the Promise. Notable GOP heavyweights will convene to watch RNC…

By Hailey Wallace

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[WATCH] Fox News Guest Sparks Outrage With Commentary On Blacks and Republicans

Crystal Wright says party shouldn't 'bother' trying to rally support of blacks in presidential race

Fox News recently explored the importance of the black vote on with a very controversial…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NBA2K Sued For Using Players’ Tattoos Without Permission

Tattoos include butterflies on Kobe Bryant's arm and designs on LeBron James' forearms

On February 1, tattoo company Solid Oak Sketches filed a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive and…

By Cristie Leondis

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Study: Global Skills Gap Widening Among Minority Youths

Math and reading proficiencies are at devastating lows in urban areas based on test scores

Research by the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., details how many students meet…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Vista Equity Partners CEO Robert F. Smith (Image: File)

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

By Samara Lynn

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Social Media Week Returns to Lagos, Nigeria

12 cities participate in global conference

Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos produced by AFRIKA21 and Dragon Africa returns to Lagos, Nigeria,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Young Leader in Journalism and NABJ Champion Michael Feeney Dead at 32

He was set to start a new dream job at CNN before being hospitalized

Michael J. Feeney, a leading young journalist and president of the New York Association of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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SAG Awards: Diversity is All the Buzz

During the toast, actor Idris Elba announced, "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV."

While the casts of ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Downton Abbey’ won the top awards, the topic of…

By Cristie Leondis

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BE Political Dictionary: Caucus

To help you navigate the complexities of Election 2016, BE Politics is launching The BE Political Dictionary

To help you navigate the Election 2016, BE Politics is launching The BE Political Dictionary.…

By Hailey Wallace

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President Obama Expands Efforts to Close Pay Gap, Calls For Salary Release

Companies with 100 or more employees to send salary information to federal government

On the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, President Obama announces new regulations that…

By Courtney Connley

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T.D. Jakes Introduces Expanded Interactive Bible App

More than 10,000 users have already downloaded/updated the app with new features

Pastor, entrepreneur and best-selling author T.D. Jakes has partnered with Inspired Properties to introduce the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Byron Allen

FCC and Charter Face $10 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Suit alleges civil rights violations and calls Charter CEO 'a blatant racist'

FCC and Charter Communications are being sued for $10 billion in federal court by Byron…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Reports: Oprah Makes Nearly $20 Million From Weight Watchers Tweet

Media mogul says she eats bread 'every day' on the program

Reports are raving about Oprah Winfrey’s latest feat with what has been a decades-long battle…

By Janell Hazelwood

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4 Takeaways From Last GOP Debate Before Iowa

What we learned from the first Trump-less GOP debate

In the absence of Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz took on the mantle of the zealous…

By Hailey Wallace

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Can Ben Carson Pull Off An Upset in the Iowa Caucus?

In exclusive interview, GOP hopeful shares plan to win black voters

Carson is hitting the comeback trail by expanding his outreach and using opportunities like last…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

Xerox to Separate Into Two Companies, Ursula Burns Releases Statement

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African American woman to serve as CEO of a Fortune 500 company, issues statement.

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African-American woman to serve as…

By Samara Lynn

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

By Cristie Leondis

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FCC Just Socked It To Cable Companies With Set Top Box Proposal

Here's how this bold move affects you

The FCC moves to force cable companies to allows consumer choice of cable set top…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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