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NYC Approves Apartment Building With ‘Poor Door’

Is this a step forward for solving income inequality?

It’s no secret that New York City has an inequality problem. As more and more…

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HIV Research: Temple University Team Successfully Eliminates Virus from Human Cells

The latest research is one step closer to finding a cure for AIDS

A team of Temple University School of Medicine researchers have successfully designed a way to…

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Telmex Billionaire Carlos Slim Calls For Three-Day Workweek

World's second-richest man believes in a radical overhaul of how we work

Telmex CEO Carlos Slim, better known as the world’s second-richest man, recently told an audience…

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John Hopkins Pays $190 Million Over Secret Gynecologist Recording

Hospital hopes settlement will bring peace to female victims

According to reports, Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay $190 million to settle a lawsuit over…

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New York Councilman Robert Cornegy and Jean Alerte Award ‘Do Right, Do Good’ Scholars

The 36th District councilman and Brooklyn Swirl's CEO celebrate young minds

New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio was on-hand with entrepreneur Jean Alerte to celebrate ‘Do…

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Trayvon Martin Peace Summit: Kobe Bryant Joins Nipsey Hussle

'The Black Mamba' shares thoughts about injustice

Kobe Bryant, joins Trayvon Martin’s parents and Nipsey Hussle to speak out against gun violence…

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Previews Sony’s Holiday Jamboree

What is the company's plan after already conquering the gaming industry?

Sony held its annual holiday showcase in New York City. Check out what the company…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Forbes Media Sells Majority Stake To Hong Kong Investment Company Group

Forbes reaches agreement with group of international investors

Forbes Media, the parent company of Forbes Magazine has reached an agreement to sell a…

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Rob Brown Settling Discrimination Suit Against Macy’s

Settlement has been reached in principle regarding alleged racial profiling

Actor Rob Brown is settling the lawsuit versus Macy’s and New York City for their…

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ESPN Insinuates Drug Usage During Serena Williams Match

Remarks spark outrage and Change.org activism

ESPN commentators have inspired a Change.org petition after accusing tennis superstar Serena Williams of being…

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On his first meeting with former South African President Nelson Mandela   "The new South Africa needs us. To be specific, if a truly, multiracial state will grow out of apartheid’s ashes, it needs contributions of African American skills and financial resources. That was the message President Mandela delivered to a gathering of prominent black American business and political leaders when he visited BLACK ENTERPRISE’s offices a year after he gained his freedom. Black America has created, sustained and grown its own businesses and sent executives to the nation’s largest corporations. South Africa needs this knowledge."

International Day: World Remembers Nelson Mandela

Black Enterprise remembers global and national treasure on first International Day since his death

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Today, July 18 marks Nelson Mandela International Day, in honor of the former…

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N.W.A.’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Casting Call Causes Controversy

Sheets with descriptions of women raise eyebrows and criticism

With the N.W.A. biopic currently filming, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ courted its first bit of controversy…

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Sci-Fi Fascinations: 10 Twitter Reactions To Bungie’s Destiny Beta Unveiling

Next-gen offering has taken social media by storm

Bungie’s Destiny sci-fi actioner has been regarded as one of the most anticipated games in…

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10 Twitter Reactions To Marvel Introducing A Black Captain America

Comic company adding diversity to its list of accomplishments

Several years and a day after turning Thor into a woman, Sam Wilson, aka Falcon,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs

More than 12,000 will come from Nokia, which was acquired by Microsoft

Microsoft announced it is laying off up to 18,000 workers over the course of the…

By Patrick Austin

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Time Warner Rebuffs Rupert Murdoch’s Takeover Bid

Time Warner reportedly delivered a "terse letter rejecting the offer"

Rupert Murdoch had his $80 billion takeover bid rebuffed by Time Warner.

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Valerie Jarrett Honored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Rosa L. Parks-Coretta Scott King Award

Senior Advisor to the President, Valerie Jarett, gets honored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.…

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Dr. Dre Allegedly Suing Chinese Counterfeiters Over Beats Headphones

Hip-hop mogul believes he's losing billions to counterfeit headphones

Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre is reportedly suing Chinese counterfeiters for billions in the selling of…

By Courtney Connley

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President Obama Responds Hilariously To Homosexual Joke

Cool commander-in-chief continues to champion the LGBT community

President Obama, the coolest commander-in-chief, continues to champion the LGBT community while at a eatery…

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Confirmed: Samuel L. Jackson Joins Cast Of ‘Tarzan’ Movie

No word as to who the Oscar nominee will play

Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson will join the cast of David Yates’ ‘Tarzan’ movie.

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Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History: First Transgender Person Nominated

'Orange Is the New Black' breakout starlet joins most inclusive LGBT list

Laverne Cox is known for her recurring role in “Orange Is the New Black” as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Brad Pitt To Build Low-Income Homes For Native American Families

Actor's 'Make It Right' group aiming to construct 20 homes for Sioux and Assiniboine tribes

Brad Pitt, the celebrated actor, has taken his nonprofit organization, Make It Right, to Native…

By Kevin L. Clark

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[VIDEO] Tekken 7 Debuts At Evo 2014

Gamers rejoice as highly anticipated title leaked during weekend

Katsuhiro Harada had some explaining to do when his title, Tekken 7, leaked over the…

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Omega Psi Phi Raises Awareness About Domestic Violence

Death of Bianca Tanner by Kappa Alpha Psi served as inspiration

Death of Bianca Tanner by a member of Kappa Alpha Psi has spurred fellow Black…

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Post Accident: Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart

Suit claims Walmart “careless and negligent in the ownership and operation of its motor vehicle"

Tracey Morgan, finally home from the hospital after fatal accident, sues Walmart after the tragedy.

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Timeline: What Has Obama Done Lately For The Country?

More than 40 actions the president has taken since January

Since January, the president has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families succeed…

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Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Could Be Illegal In New York

Drivers caught working with the startup, could face fines, vehicle impound

Ride-sharing startup Lyft is expanding its service to New York, but the city’s Taxi &…

By Patrick Austin

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Cleveland Clothing Company Designs ‘For6iven’ T-Shirt For LeBron James

Apparel meant to showcase that James is 'forgiven' for leaving team back in 2010

Ohio’s Fresh Brewed Tees is anticipating LeBron James’ return to Cleveland by printing out t-shirts…

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Spirit Airlines Offers Free Miles to ‘Haters’

'Most complained about' company in industry welcomes more grievances seeking to clean up image

“Most complained about” in the industry, Spirit Airlines welcomes more hate with new promotion offering…

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Two Drone Pilots Arrested By NYPD

Regulation concerning the use of unmanned vehicles has become more important than ever

Two men in Manhattan were arrested on Monday and charged with reckless endangerment for flying…

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FIFA Suspends Nigeria From International Soccer

FIFA brings hammer down after country fires soccer committee

FIFA brings hammer down after Nigeria fires soccer committee, suspending the country from participating in…

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Ray Nagin Former New Orleans Mayor Gets 10-Year Sentence

Mayor who helped New Orleans stand tall after Hurricane Katrina convicted of fraud

Ray Nagin, who stood trial in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina scandal, was convicted of…

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Cupcake Company Crumbs Closes Down For Good

Largest U.S. cupcake retailer shuttered nearly 50 locations in 10 states

Crumbs, the largest U.S. cupcake retailer, has been forced to close its doors indefinitely due…

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Crystal Clarke Joins Cast of Star Wars: Episode VII

Newcomer Crystal Clarke will appear in the latest movie

Crystal Clarke joins Lupita Nyong’o in the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It’s the…

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Jay Z Wants To End Extreme Poverty By 2030

Can the 'god MC' fulfill his goal?

The Roc Nation CEO aims to tap into his more philanthropic side, as Jay Z…

By Kevin L. Clark

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‘Real Housewives’ Apollo Nida Sentenced to 8 Years for Fraud

Reality TV star gets leniency from judge, avoids 30-year imprisonment

Cast member and husband of Phaedra Parks of the Real Housewives of Atlanta was sentenced…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Small Businesses Favor Minimum Wage Increase says National Poll

Studies Show Link Between Minimum Wage and Job Growth

Latest observation shows positive impact from pay increase

A recent observation conducted by Goldman Sachs proves that an increase in minimum wage can…

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Millennials Choose Smartphones Over Deodorant

Report also finds older adults ranked phones and deodorant as equal in importance

The Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility report finds millennials reveal they believe a…

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Love Netflix? Get Paid To Watch It

Making a living watching movies may seem like a dream job, but it's more important than you think

Netflix is offering a position where you’ll be watching movies all day while tagging the…

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Study: Women Are More Optimistic About Economy Than Men

Female entrepreneurs also use social media more to connect with customers

In a study done by American Express, women are more likely to be optimistic about…

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle speak on importance of education in Florida

Is There An Obama Legacy Smear Campaign?

Obama's legacy is solid on paper, so why are critics punching holes in it?

With the heightened criticism via negative polls and recent gestures of disrespect, the question remains:…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Columbus Short Makes Plea Deal in Domestic Abuse Case

Columbus Short Involved in Another ‘Scandal’

Actor arrested recently for public intoxication

Columbus Short was arrested, once again, for an altercation in Dallas—this time for public intoxication.

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New York’s WestView Newspaper Calls Obama the N-Word

Was this race baiting at its finest?

The WestView News, a community newspaper in New York, published a piece in its July…

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Tyler Perry Trademarks ‘What Would Jesus Do’

Box-office mainstay scores a coup in owning the popular phrase

If Tyler Perry is planning to create a ‘What Would Jesus Do’ movie, he can…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Birthday Girl: Malia Obama Receives a Car for Sweet 16

First daughter's latest gift shows signs of new driver at the White House

Malia Obama celebrates her sweet 16 in style with a brand new car for her…

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Twitter ‘Buy Button’ Appears On Website

With stocks down, can Twitter create a new source of revenue?

With stocks down, can Twitter create a new source of revenue through the advent of…

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HBO to Air Beyonce Concert Series

Fox Host Calls Single Women ‘Beyonce Voters’ Who Depend on Government

Jesse Watters also adds that these are Hillary Clinton's biggest supporters

Fox News host Jesse Watters calls single women ‘Beyonce voters’ who ‘depend on the government’…

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15 Twitter Reactions To Bobby Brown’s BBQ Launch

If you don't know, know that the Internets don't play fair.

A whole generation regarded Bobby Brown as the King of the Stage. His late wife,…

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Tim Howard: The Safest Hands in America

U.S. Goalkeeper cements legacy with 2014 World Cup performance

In the line of fire: How U.S. soccer goalie Tim Howard nearly single-handedly saved our…

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Number of Jobs Created Misses Expectations

Jobs Report: 288,000 Jobs Added In June

Jobless rate drops, but what does this mean for unemployed African Americans?

Are the unemployment numbers indicative of an economic recovery for all?

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Instagram To Debut First Original TV Show

Is this a brave new step into the future or nah?

Instagram hopes to debut ‘Artistically Challenged,’ its first original TV show, to the masses exclusively…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The 15 Realest #NiceGentrifier Tweets You Should See

Gloria Malone's keep-it-real trending topic has elicited strong responses

Gloria Malone’s keep-it-real #NiceGentrifier hashtag has been trending, so we’ve taken the 15 best tweets…

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Target: Leave Guns at Home When Shopping, Please

Gun control groups push big-box retailer to take action

The big-box retailer, Target, has succumbed to pressure from gun control groups to urge its…

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Former Tinder Dating App Exec Sued For Sexual Harassment

Co-founder says Justin Mateen forced her out of the company she helped build

Popular dating app Tinder is under fire as former employee and co-founder Whitney Wolfe says…

By Patrick Austin

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BE 100s: Nation’s Most Successful Black-Owned Businesses

Check out the full list for the best of the best in auto, financial services and more

Black Enterprise ranks the most successful black-owned businesses via its 42nd annual BE 100s list.…

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#ThingsTimHowardCouldSave: 16 Awesome Twitter Memes

Is there nothing the record-breaking USA team goalie cannot save?

USA’s Tim Howard rewrote the history books with his 16 saves during their World Cup…

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Michelle Howard Becomes Navy’s First Female Four-Star Admiral

Pioneer was first black woman to serve as three-star officer in U.S. military

The Navy announced the promotion of Michelle Howard to four-star admiral, making her the first…

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#Jeremy Meeks: From Mug Shot to Modeling Contract?

Mug shot gone viral could lead to modelling contract, reality series

What a way to get discovered. Can a mug shot really land someone a lucrative…

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Cameroon World Cup Match-Fixing Scandal Heats Up

African nation investigating its own World Cup team for alleged match-fixing

Cameroon’s Soccer Federation is investigating its own World Cup team as allegations of match fixing…

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Immigration Reform: 5 Things We Learned From Russell Simmons

All Def Digital CEO speaks on the future of policy and diversity in the nation

Russell Simmons, All Def Digital CEO, took to his HuffPost blog to bring awareness to…

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Civil Rights Group: High Court ‘Gutted Black Women’s Right To Birth Control’

ColorofChange.org advocates for minority females to take action via activism

ColorofChange.org advocates for minority females to take action against latest Supreme Court ruling on contraceptives.

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So, Donald Sterling Is Indeed Mentally Fit

Neurologist says embattled owner shows signs of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

After being examined by yet another doctor, Sterling is deemed mentally fit now

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[PHOTOS] #Freedom50: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Moments That Inspire

In commemoration of the Civil Rights Act anniversary, take a look at iconic moments of activism.

Today, July 1, marks 50 years since the enactment of the Civil Rights Act on…

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Jet Magazine Launches App; Shutters Magazine

Actress Keke Palmer inaugural cover subject. What do you think?

Legendary Jet Magazine will no longer be available in print stores. No worries, the digital…

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[VIDEO] Alex Gibney’s ‘Finding Fela’ Trailer Debuts Online

Nigeria's son shines bright in this new documentary.

Oscar award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) has finally…

By Kevin L. Clark

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[VIDEO] Have The Roots Gone Pop In New Kellogg-Themed Concert?!

Their latest partnership is the tipping point for a new audience.

There was a time when fans of The Roots were the only ones interested in…

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Supreme Court: Employers Can Refuse Contraceptive Coverage

Corporations can hold religious objections to birth control

New ruling by highest U.S. court says employers can refuse healthcare coverage of contraceptives.

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Twitter Reacts To Bobbi Kristina Disrespecting Angela Bassett

Whitney Houston's baby girl had harsh words for the actress

Angela Bassett will direct the ‘Whitney Houston’ docufilm, which has made the late singer’s daughter,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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15 Most Critically Outrageous Tweets From #BETAwards

Twitter kept jokes flowing throughout the night of high points---and mishaps

Twitter came out in full force with the most outrageous and critical insights on the…

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Diversity: Lupita Nyong’o and Pharrell In Oscar’s New Group of Potential Voters

Academy cuts velvet rope to let younger, more diverse voices into voting club

Academy cuts velvet rope to let younger, more diverse voices into voting club.

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Aaliyah Biopic: Lead Actress Drops Out

Rep says it was due to production and other issues

Zendaya, who faced criticism for being chosen of the lead role of Aaliyah in planned…

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First Cameroon, Then Ghana, Now Nigeria: African Teams Demand World Cup Money

Will pay issues derail Africa's soccer ambitions?

As yet another African country puts spotlight on salary demands, will payment issues derail Ghana,…

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Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bobby Womack Dies

Legendary producer inspired and wrote hits for bands including the Rolling Stones

Bobby Womack, producer and singer who wrote and originally recorded Rolling Stones’ first UK No.…

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Redskins Trademark Stripped: What’s Next?

Is it open city for paraphernalia and sales?

Can trademarks ruling protect Redskins merchandise from counterfeiters?

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Ikea To Raise Company Minimum Wages In U.S.

Popular Swedish retailer is raising wages by 17%

Swedish furniture retailer is answering claims of economic inequality by raising the minimum wage level…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Sherri Shepherd And Jenny McCarthy Leave ABC’s ‘The View’

Who will replace her and Jenny McCarthy?

The popular ABC daytime talk show just lost two hosts: Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd.

By Kevin L. Clark

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Ghana Sends $3 Million in Cash To Avoid Player Boycott In Brazil

Ghana avoids potential player World Cup boycott by sending plane full of money

The John Dramani Mahama administration in Ghana has reportedly caved in and sent down $3…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Bitcoin Evolves Into A Disruptive Digital Currency

Are you ready to accept Bitcoins into your wallet?

For those who haven’t been keeping up with Bitcoin, here’s some information to bring you…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris Developing ‘Sisterhood Of Hip-Hop’ Reality TV Show

Grand Hustle CEO going into reality TV business for himself

The Grand Hustle CEO, T.I., is going into the reality TV business for himself with…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Celebrity Do-Gooder: Kevin Hart Donates $50,000 to HBCU

Comedian donates money to HBCU band members

Funnyman Kevin Hart visited Tom Joyner Morning Show and donated $50,000 to Texas Southern University’s…

By Courtney Connley

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[VIDEO] Man In Blackface Impersonates Kanye In Front Of Kim Kardashian

KimYe has dealt with haters for a while, but blackface is a new one

A recent clip shows just how Kanye West’s then-girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, was offended by a…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Maryland Elections: Anthony Brown Closer To Becoming First Black Governor

Lt. governor wins 'ugliest' democratic gubernatorial primary

Anthony Brown wins Democratic gubernatorial primary and will run against Larry Hogan in November for…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Scandal Fashion: Kerry Washington to Launch Retail Line

Actress partners with The Limited to create an Olivia Pope-inspired clothing line

Kerry Washington partnered with “Scandal” costume designer, Lyn Paolo, and The Limited to bring a…

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Library of Congress Acquires Video Archive of African American Icons

Collection will document the history, culture and legacy of black Americans

The Library of Congress has acquired HistoryMakers invaluable video collection that provides extensive content on…

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Google awards grants to boost innovation

Protests Arise Pegged To ‘Occupy Google’ And Net Neutrality

Google versus Net Neutrality took an interesting turn.

Google versus Net Neutrality took an interesting turn when protesters stormed the SEO juggernaut’s office…

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Report: U.S. Economy Contracted 2.9% In First Quarter

Data 'show growth rebounding in the second quarter, with improvements in home and auto sales'

According to forecasts, the U.S. economy is ripe for a boon, as numbers suggest that…

By Kevin L. Clark

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From The Heart: Obama Pens Op-Ed As White House Continues Fight For Working Families

Obama: Top priority rebuilding economy where hard workers has the chance to get ahead

The Obama administration continues its push to amend U.S. workplace policies. (Image: File)
On June 23,…

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Washington D.C. Council Approves ‘Yoga Tax’

Getting your bikram on will now cost you if you're a business

If you enjoy your bikram yoga in Washington D.C., be prepared to fork out money…

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10 Good Reasons LeBron James Should Stay in the East

As the star baller explores his options, where will he go from here?

Will Lebron James be able to keep his talents on the much-maligned East Coast? Check…

By Kevin L. Clark

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R. Kelly Addresses News of Transgender Teen

Singer previously silent on daughter's disclosure

R. Kelly gives an obtuse answer regarding his daughter, Jaya, who recently announced herself as…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Polls Open in Maryland As Brown Pushes To Be First Black Governor

Democratic primary battle is being called costliest and ugliest in state history

Voters hit the polls in Maryland to decide party primaries.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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LeBron James Opts Out Of Contract; Countdown To Cleveland Return Imminent

Could #6 be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers?!

Breaking news from LeBron James‘ agent, Richie Paul, as the two-time champion has declared he’ll…

By Kevin L. Clark

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Previews Walmart’s 2014 Holiday Season

Check out what's hot in product offerings for the big-box store

Black Enterprise was welcomed by America’s largest retail store to preview Walmart’s upcoming 2014 holiday…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ Biopic To Be Released Christmas 2014

David Oyelowo stars as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

David Oyelowo stars as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a biopic directed by Ava…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Eviction Rates For Black Women On Par With Black Male Incarcerations

What can be done to stop this madness?!

A study conducted by the MacArtuhr Foundation reveals that while black men are still the…

By Kevin L. Clark

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‘Central Park Five’ Settle With New York City For $40 Million

"Money won't get these guys their years back," says Rev. Al Sharpton.

The five black and Latino men known as the ‘Central Park Five’ have been exonerated…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Dame Dash and Cam’ron to Open New Restaurant in New York

Harlem entrepreneurs collaborate on venture

Dame Dash took to his Instagram to reveal details of the new restaurant that he…

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Netflix To Create Original Talk Show With Chelsea Handler

Has the shock jock revolutionized late-night talk shows?

Former late-night talk show queen Chelsea Handler is moving on to Netflix for all binge…

By Kevin L. Clark

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BET Sues Transgender Host B. Scott For $150,000

A judge previously ruled in favor of BET, and now B. Scott may have to pay

The war between B. Scott and BET has grown into a big brouhaha. Who will…

By Kevin L. Clark

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First Look: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Cast Revealed

Introducing the World's Most Dangerous rap crew, N.W.A.

The world’s most dangerous rap crew is coming to the big screen as Dr. Dre…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Actress Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue

Actress speaks about recent paparazzi coverage

Actress Lupita Nyong’o discusses her new found fame and recent paparazzi adventures.

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Twitter Reacts To Angie Martinez Leaving Hot 97

"The Voice of New York" hangs it up after an illustrious career.

UPDATE: Charlamagne Da God just announced on The Breakfast Club that radio legend Angie Martinez…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Obama Hosts Inaugural White House Maker Faire

Inventors and scientists from around the country showed off 3D printed homes, low-cost incubators, and even mechanical animals.

A passenger-ready robotic giraffe was one of the many incredible inventions shown by students around…

By Patrick Austin

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Educator Launches Initiative To Fund All-Black Boys Academy

Umar Johnson, Ph.D., aims to raise $5 million to buy St. Paul's College

Umar Johnson, Ph.D., is hoping to raise $5 million dollars to purchase St. Paul’s College…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Tufts University Kicks Out Student After She Was Sexually Assaulted

Wagatwe Wanjuki asked to leave university after becoming vocal about her rape

Former Tufts University student comes forward about being kicked off campus after going vocal about…

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Report: McDonald’s America’s Least Favorite Fast Food Chain

The Golden Arches aren't liked that much by Americans

The Golden Arches aren’t really appreciated, as McDonald’s is voted America’s least favorite fast food…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Twitter Reacts To Jaden Smith’s ‘Iron Man’ Antics

The young Hollywood star was caught wilding out again

Jaden Smith was caught on camera wearing a cheaply made Iron Man suit.

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Universal Pictures Announces The ‘Get On Up’ Tour

The funky, new biopic about James Brown is hitting the road.

The people who brought you “Despicable Me” and “Jurassic Park” are adding a bit of…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Will And Jada Smith Cleared By Child Protective Services

The Smith's were asked to keep an eye on Willow.

After racy photos of both Jaden and Willow Smith hit the Web, concerned fans and…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Twitter Reacts To Disney’s Zendaya Cast As Aaliyah

The Disney star will star as Aaliyah in a new Lifetime biopic.

If you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past couple of days, Lifetime recently…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Malia Obama Works on Set of Halle Berry’s Latest Project

Is this a sign that Malia Obama is headed to Hollywood?
According to The Wrap, the…

By Courtney Connley

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Univision Implicated In Nielsen Ratings Scandal

The largest Latino broadcast network is looking quite shady

A developing scandal involving Nielsen ratings has widened to include a Univision Communications radio executive…

By Kevin L. Clark

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USA Robot To Compete In World Cup Soccer Challenge

Marquette University's cybernetic creations will take the field in Brazil.

With the hype of the World Cup Tournament in full swing, Americans are focused on…

By Kevin L. Clark

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President Obama To Sign Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Workplace Discrimination

Order to effect lives of 22% of American workforce

The White House has announced that President Obama is preparing an executive order that would…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chicago Fights to Win Obama Library Bid

5 Chicago entities submit bids to house the presidential library

The city of Chicago, where President Obama got his political start, is placing its bid…

By Courtney Connley

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Teen Entrepreneur Chase Reed Opens Sneaker Pawn Shop

This 16-year-old created a business no one else thought to do

Teen entrepreneur Chase Reed has done what no other sneaker head or collector has thought…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Twitter Remembers Baseball Legend Tony Gwynn

The charismatic right fielder succumbed to cancer at age 54.

The sweet left-handed swing of Tony Gwynn will forever be remembered by Major League Baseball…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Gives $30K To Pit Bull Attack Victim

KFC is offering monetary support to cover Victoria Wilcher's medical bills.

The Kentucky Fried Corporation is investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked…

By Kevin L. Clark

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30 Hilarious Memes From The NBA Finals

The Internets continued to slander LeBron and his team.

It was written in the stars after the San Antonio Spurs took a commanding 3-1…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Chris Rock To Bring The ‘Black Plague’ In New Comedy Tour

Brooklyn's funny man hints how Yeezus inspired the name of his next comedy tour.

On Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show, Chris Rock announced to his legion of fans that…

By Kevin L. Clark

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2014 America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act Sails Through House

New tax provision will help small business streamline records, purchase equipment

The National Federation of Independent Business is giving two thumbs up after the House of…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Google Wants In On Virgin Galactic’s Space Business

Talks of a deal have begun between Branson and the SEO giant.

Google is “slanging” its bucks around majorly after its $500 million acquisition of satellite imaging…

By Kevin L. Clark

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10 Twitter Reactions To TerRio’s New Show

The Internet star hopes to "ooh, kill 'em" on TV.

With the popular Vine and Internet star having recently signed a deal to William Morris…

By Kevin L. Clark

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20 Years Ago: Twitter Remembers The O.J. Simpson Murder Trial

Social media reflects on the "Crime of the Century".

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Report: Paula Deen To Launch Online Subscription-Based Network

TV chef and entrepreneur continues on comeback trail after using N-Word

Don’t call it a comeback. Call it a recipe for damage control.
Through her new company,…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Pro Basketball Players Bradley Beal And James Harden Attend Activision Booth At E3

E3 2014: Houston Rockets’ James Harden Plays ‘Destiny’

The Rockets' two-guard plays Call of Duty, too.

If you’re missing out on all the Electronic Entertainment Expo excitement (try saying that three…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The World Cup Begins!

Billions around the world expected to tune in as Soccer's biggest tournament kicks off

Let the games begin! Ladies and gentlemen, the World Cup is upon us.
It’s fair to…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Dead At 91

We honor her legacy as a shining example of Black excellence.

Stage and screen legend Ruby Dee passed away Wednesday (June 11) at the age of…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The 30 Most Heartfelt #YesAllWomen Tweets You Should See

The real talk hashtag gives us a look at how women feel about misogyny.

 
The #YesAllWomen hashtag continues to trend as discussions bring light to the horrors that women…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Welcome Michael Jordan to the Billionaire Boys Club

Sorry, LeBron. Being number two isn't so bad.

If LeBron James had any hope of being the NBA’s first athlete-slash-billionaire, it seems that…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Airbnb To Bring ‘Sharing Economy’ To Brazil

The online room-sharing service hits just in time for World Cup.

Hoping to escape all the battles with authorities in the U.S., Airbnb is taking its…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Clippers’ Jamal Crawford Sells Mansion To Richard Sherman

The Super Bowl champ now owns a five acre, 9,435-square-foot residence.

The NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Jamal Crawford, recently sold his Maple Valley,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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SBA Will Speed Up Loan Application Process

SBA Administrator: Say goodbye to fax machines and mountains of paperwork

The Small Business Administration is streamlining its loan approval process for small business owners.
SBA Administrator…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Downtown 81′ Remastered For VOD

SAMO's low budget comedy is available on June 24th.

One of the most important and influential artists of the late 20th Century, Jean-Michel Basquiat…

By Kevin L. Clark

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UPDATE: Two Dead In Shooting At Reynolds High School

The investigation into the unnamed shooter has begun.

This marks the 74th shooting since the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary. The children…

By Kevin L. Clark

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E3 2014: Sony Announces PlayStation TV Available This Fall

E3 has given gamers a reason to be excited.

Monday, June 9, Sony held its press conference at the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo. Better…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Stevie J Arrested For Owing $1 Million-Plus In Back Child Support

The 'Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta' star neglected to take care of his child.

If he’s too busy balling in front of millions of viewers, it may be hard…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Defy Media To Buy Viacom Gaming Assets

The company looks to leverage their gaming audience for YouTube.

In the world of digital media, assets are essential for big businesses to maintain their…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Michael Jordan Surprises Charlotte Elementary Students [VIDEO]

The reactions from the students (and adults) were priceless.

North Carolina native Michael Jordan is known for his charitable efforts throughout his NBA career.…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Small Business Optimism Highest Since 2007

Small Business sentiment rising but no cause yet for celebration

Numbers from a monthly industry survey find small business owners more optimistic about the economy.
The…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Four New Tech Items Revolutionizing Senior Living

It is our duty to take care of our elders.

Baby Boomers are now reaching their golden years, and as their offspring, we’re entrusted with…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Shaquille O’Neal Sells House For Only $10

Would you sell your gigantic house for a ten spot?!

When you’re 7-foot-2 and need almost everything in the world custom-made to your liking, it…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The 5 Best Black Girls Code Apps You Should Know

Imagine if the next generation of tech mavens looked like our daughters and sisters?!

For those who are unaware of the powerfully influential Black Girls CODE organization, please take…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Don Cheadle Announces IndieGogo Campaign For Miles Davis Biopic

The celebrated actor plans on bringing Miles Davis to the masses through crowd-sourcing.

With a goal of raising $325,000 by July 6, actor Don Cheadle is hoping his…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Michelle Obama delivers tribute speech at Dr. Maya Angelou's memorial service

5 Quotes that Prove Michelle Obama’s Maya Angelou Tribute is a Must Hear

FLOTUS delivers heartwarming speech at Dr. Maya Angelou's memorial service

Michelle Obama delivers a heartfelt, must-hear tribute speech at Dr. Maya Angelou’s private memorial service

By Courtney Connley

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Legendary Entertainment and Banking Industry Mogul Don Davis Has Died

Pioneering music producer and legendary entertainment and banking industry giant, Don Davis, dies at 75

Legendary entertainment and banking industry giant, Don Davis has died.
The Wilmore Agency announced that Davis…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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10 Twitter Reactions to Black Girls CODE’s Hackathon

If "Love Is Respect" then Twitter has both in spades for these talented codettes.

The incredibly dynamic Black Girls CODE grassroots organization held a hackathon last weekend.
Teaming up with…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Google Announces Driverless Cars In Less Than 10 Years

The SEO giant plans to revolutionize how the world drives its car.

Search engine juggernaut Google is hoping to alleviate the issue drivers feel when they’re brought…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Did Amazon Just Tease A New Smartphone Device?

Believed to be a holographic 3D smartphone, Amazon is building anticipation for its next event.

In a cagey bit of Internet promotion, Amazon let loose a snippet clip to hype…

By Kevin L. Clark

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New York City Mayor Campaigns for Brooklyn to Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

Bill De Blasio proposes Barclays Center as site for the bid

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio proposes Brooklyn as host for next DNC.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Women of Power

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

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Women of Power: The Award-Winning Legacy of Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Esteemed journalist Charlayne Hunter–Gault will receive the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Legacy Award…

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