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Before You Head to the Inaugural Festivities …

With only 3 days to go until the word "elect" becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack Obama, there are several things to considering before heading out to the ceremony and other festivities. Here are a few things you should knew as you venture out to become part of history:

With only 3 days to go until the word “elect” becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack…

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Banks, Regulators, Consumer Advocates Address Foreclosure

FDIC Chairwoman Sheila C. Bair addresses the 12th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit (Source:…

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Burris Sworn In as U.S. Senator

New colleagues give warm reception despite apprehension

Roland Burris has officially become Illinois’s state senator, making him the only Black member of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama Presidential Portrait Released

President-elect Barack Obama is all about firsts. For his latest first, the soon to…

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New York City Says No to Wal-Mart, Unions Want Boost

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn gave a rousing speech in support of labor…

By Renita Burns

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The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Diversity Initiatives

As companies trim their workforce and cut costs to weather a faltering economy, women and…

By Renita Burns

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Got TARP?

Small business owners and financial professionals voiced their displeasure with the lack of transparency and…

By Renita Burns

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Wall Street Project Presents Plan to Fix the Economy

The Bush Administration’s $700 billion Wall Street bailout is under fire for misspending and not…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Black Lawmakers Take Colorado By Storm

African American leaders head both Senate, House

When Rep. Terrance Carroll was sworn in as Speaker of the House of Representatives Wednesday,…

By Renita Burns

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Step Out In Style Inaugural Weekend

Obama-inspired picks to suit your fancy

As Inauguration Day draws near, many have been inspired by President-elect Barack Obama’s ascent to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Inauguration Updates: Map, Ticket Info, Wyclef Jean, and More

The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) released information about the ticket and access…

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Attorney General Nominee Faces Confirmation Fight

Republicans concerned about Holder's involvement in clemencies, pardon of fugitive

Democrats are bracing for a contentious confirmation hearing on Jan. 15 when Attorney General-nominee Eric…

By Joyce Jones

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Governors Buoyed by Obama’s Speech

State leaders are optimistic that help is on the way

During these tough economic times, states throughout the country are hurting. But after hearing President-elect…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Issues Warning on Economy

Obama Pushes Congress to Adopt Stimulus Plan

President-elect Barack Obama warned of significant consequences if Congress doesn’t act quickly to boost the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Parsons Being Considered for Commerce Post

Former Time Warner chairman would replace Richardson, fill Obama’s cabinet

Former Time Warner Chairman Richard D. Parsons is under consideration for the commerce secretary post…

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Everyday Americans Getting Chance of a Lifetime

President-elect continues to open access for inauguration

When President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden take historic train ride from Philadelphia to Washington…

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Obama to Host Youth Ball, Regional Balls Inaugural Night

Invited guests to enjoy night of festivities with president-elect

According to reports, Barack Obama will host the Youth Inaugural Ball, along with five regional…

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Stand-Ins to Participate in Inauguration Rehearsals

Inaugural committee sets stage for historic event

As with any momentous event, such as a wedding, graduation, or play, diligent preparation is…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Congress Now in Session—Without an Obama Replacement

Illinois appointee rejected by Senate

As returning and newly elected lawmakers in both chambers of Congress were formally sworn into…

By Joyce Jones

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Waited Until the Last Minute? Can’t be There? There’s Hope

Your inauguration updates

As Inauguration Day draws near, many are finalizing their plans to become part of the…

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Burris Is Rejected by Senate

Senate blocks Burris from filling Obama's seat

Roland Burris announced he was rejected for President-elect Barack Obama’s former Senate seat.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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If You Like Our New Site, Tell Your Friends. (If You Don’t, Tell Us.)

How you can use social media to help people connect to the all new BlackEnterprise.com.

An important part of our strategy for driving the success of the new BlackEnterprise.com is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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On Inclusion, Transparency, and Corruption

Obama’s public liaison and friend gives insight on the transition

Valerie Jarrett, co-chairwoman of President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team and assistant to the president for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Blagojevich Names Obama’s Senate Replacement

Despite backlash, Burris announced as governor's pick

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich picked former state Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Barack…

By Renita Burns

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The Most Intriguing People in Business

What distinguishes them from their peers is their pure domination of their respective spaces.

These individuals regularly wrestle with the status quo and manage challenges through a uniquely creative…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Obama Fills Out Cabinet

President-elect completed his senior cabinet appointments Friday

President-elect completed his senior cabinet appointments today, a full month before he is to be…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Names SBA Chief

President-elect Barack Obama selected Karen Mills of Brunswick, Maine, to head the Small Business Administration.

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No More Excuses

Obama's victory provides renewed standard of excellence

Who among us—especially those of my generation—ever dared believe that an American of African heritage…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Obama’s Train Ride, HBCUs Join Celebrations, and More

Your inauguration updates

President-elect Barack Obama will be traveling to the inauguration celebrations in Washington, D.C. by train…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Landrieu to Lead Senate Small Business Panel

Louisiana senator vows to fight for small businesses

Sen. Mary L. Landrieu will chair the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship…

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Internal Review Clears Transition in Senate Probe

Findings from am internal review conducted by President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team when released will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Makes Energy, Environment Appointments

President-elect Barack Obama today named an environmental and energy team that shows his determination…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Electoral College to Vote on President

Though Barack Obama was elected president by popular vote on Nov. 4, presidential electors are…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Inauguration: Invites, Liquor Sales, and a Celebrity-Filled Ball

More information leading to the inauguration

The Tuskegee Airman are slated to be among the 30,000 people fortunate enough to occupy…

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Illinois Governor’s Scandal Puts Senate Seat in Jeopardy

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s credibility in question for coveted post

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris,…

By Joyce Jones

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Daschle Tapped to Lead Healthcare Reform

Daschle to lead the Department of Health and Human Services

President-elect Barack Obama named former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle to lead the Department of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Black Churches to Celebrate Inauguration With Ball

Gala

To commemorate the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, black church leaders will have its…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Events Schedule, Official Inauguration Theme Released

Obama, Biden to participate in service activities on MLK Day

President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration will span over four days, and will not only include the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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B.E. 100s Auto Dealer Charged With Fraud

Dealership allegedly failed to disclose history of cars to buyers

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit against Poughkeepsie Chevrolet Cadillac Inc.,…

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Q&A: Earl Stafford and The People’s Inaugural Project

BlackEnterprise.com talked with Stafford about why he chose to begin the project, through his family’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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White House Social Secretary to Give Post New Face

Rogers hopes to build relationships, create long-lasting bonds

After 20 years as a close personal friend to the Obamas, Desiree Rogers talks about…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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SCOTUS Rejects Challenge to Obama Citizenship

The Supreme Court rejected an emergency appeal from a New Jersey man who claims…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Illinois Governor Arrested on Corruption Charges

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested today by the FBI on corruption charges.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested today by…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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B.E. 100 CEO to Offer Inauguration Dream for Poor

B.E. 100s CEO gives back by providing the experience of a lifetime

Earl Stafford, CEO of Universal Systems & Technology (UNITECH), spearheaded a $1 million project to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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New Economic Policy Post Announced

Position created to help tackle rising unemployment

To combat the economic challenges facing America, President-elect Barack Obama’s administration has decided to take…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Names Richardson Commerce Chief

Minority businesses may have increased opportunities

President-elect Barack Obama announced the nomination of New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as his commerce…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama’s National Security Team

President-elect Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President-elect Joseph Biden and Sen. Hillary Clinton at a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Introduces National Security Team

Clinton Named Secretary of State; Holder to Lead Justice Department

President-elect Barack Obama nominated former rival Sen. Hillary Clinton as secretary of state during a…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Names Economic Recovery Advisory Board

Board to tackle faltering economy, plan for future

President-elect Barack Obama had his third news conference this week, and named former Federal Reserve…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Transition Picking Up Speed

As economic team forms, choices paint picture of future

Among the many remarkable firsts that President-elect Barack Obama can lay claim to during the…

By Joyce Jones

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Rogers Named White House Social Secretary

From teas to state dinners, Rogers will plan them all

DesirĂ©e Rogers, the president of social networking for Allstate Financial, was named the special assistant…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Orszag, Nabors Named to Key Econ Roles

Stating that “Budget reform is not an option. It’s a necessity,” President-elect Barack Obama…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Nominates Geithner as Treasury Secretary

Promising that he would do all within his power to right the economy, President-elect Barack…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama to Announce Economic Team

In a move that is expected to ease speculation amid the continued roller…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Day Obama Moved the Market

Nomination of Geithner as Treasury Secretary inspires desperately needed investor confidence.

This week has been one of the most devastating in Wall Street’s history. Just Thursday,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Likely Pick of Geithner for Treasury Sends Stocks Soaring

President-elect Barack Obama is moving markets.
At least that what it seems after word…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Clinton Reportedly Accepts Cabinet Post

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton pass each other before their February debate. (Source: GOP)…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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School Is in Session for Obama

An elementary school in Long Island, New York, has been renamed in honor…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Broadening a View of the Possible

Robert F. Kennedy's legacy of inspiration and change

The late Robert F. Kennedy famously said the following: “There are those who look at…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline

Deep recession or depression? As a journalist, it’s hard to argue that words don’t matter.…

By John Simons

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Obama May Tap Daschle for Health Secretary

(Source: Center for American Progress)

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, a stanch backer of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Minority Entrepreneurs Hope for a Stronger SBA

The Small Business Administration, which is charged with serving entrepreneurs needs, has experienced budget cuts…

By Joyce Jones

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For Those of You Who Will Be There … Ticket or No Ticket

If you’re coming up for the day from surrounding areas, already have dibs on your…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Eric Holder: Next Attorney General?

The Washington rumor mill is up to its old tricks again. This time,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Inauguration Housing: Getting that Extra Buck

One company seems to have found a way for Washington D.C. residents to bring in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lotteries, Luck, and the Inauguration

As has been reported by numerous blogs, newspapers, and TV stations, the hottest ticket, seemingly,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama, McCain Meet

President-elect Barack Obama and Sen. JOhn McCain met face to face for the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The GOP Tries to Regroup

After a licking in the polls, the Republican Party seeks to find itself

The Republican Party is in a state of flux. Many call it an identity crisis;…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Takes to Web to Discuss Economy

President-elect Barack Obama today urged Congress to pass an economic rescue plan that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transition Team Announces Key Appointments

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Biden Joe announced key White House appointments.
Valerie…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Why Washington Must Help Save the Auto Industry

For close to a century, the automotive industry has been one of the engines…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Obama, McCain to Meet Monday

Obama and McCain at their final presidential debate. (Source: Getty Images)
President-elect Barack Obama will meet…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Democrats Must Wield Power Carefully

Democrats must act wisely or risk returning to minority status in Congress

In politics as in life, great crises often create great opportunities. In electing a Democratic…

By Joyce Jones

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The Hustle and Bustle of Inauguration Prep

According to reports, President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration is expected to draw more than 1 million…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Clinton Rumored for Secretary of State Post

The Obama-Biden transition rumor mill is buzzing. This time, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Ronald Klain Top Name for Biden Chief of Staff

(Source: Obama campaign)The rumor mill in Washington has been in overdrive with people…

By Renita Burns

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Obama to Resign Senate Seat

President-elect Barack Obama said Thursday that he will resign from the Senate effective Sunday.

Obama plans to resign from the Senate effective Sunday.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Trading Cards Honor Obama

From buttons, T-shirts, and hats to Halloween masks and dolls … And now trading cards.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama Announces Agency Review Teams

President-elect Barack Obama announced agency review teams for the departments of defense, treasury and state

Aids will gather information to help the new administration select cabinet and implement policy

By Renita Burns

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Cheney to Meet with Biden, Discuss Foreign Policy

Vice President Dick Cheney, will meet with Vice President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday at the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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From Hyde Park to the White House

Sandi Jackson reflects on the Obama victory, and the special First Family friendship

On Election Day, Chicago’s seventh ward Alderman Sandi Jackson, a seasoned political strategist, former campaign…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Transition Team Sets Record Straight on Nunn, Christopher

President-elect Barack Obama has hired former Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sam Nunn to help…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Transition Team Sets Guidelines

(source: mybarackobama.com)
In keeping with his campaign promise for ethics reform, President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team…

By Renita Burns

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Where There are Tickets, There’s Scalping

According to the Associated Press, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, who is overseeing Barack Obama’s swearing-in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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No Bush-Obama Colombia Deal

President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team sought to dispel reports about a Colombia trade agreement Obama…

By Renita Burns

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Inauguration Update

As the time for Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2009 draws near, more ticket and event…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama Meets With Bush, Discusses Economy

Bush, Obama to discuss economy

President George W. Bush will welcome President-elect Barack Obama to the White House Monday, giving…

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Obama and Bush Meet To Facilitate Transition of Power

President George W. Bush and President-elect Barack Obama will have their first face-to-face meeting at…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Daunting Challenges Ahead

Obama also faces a number of major foreign and national security challenges.

BlackEnterprise.com concludes its two-part series on the challenges and expectations that await President-elect Barack Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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No. 44: What’s Ahead

The president-elect has inherited several acute challenges

When Barack Obama takes office on Jan. 20, 2009, he will face daunting challenges and…

By Joyce Jones

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Possible Administration Picks

With just 74 days to go until the inauguration, everyone wants to know who…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript: Obama on the Economy

Transcript of President-elect Barack Obama’S first press conference, as prepared for delivery:
CHICAGO — This…

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New Jersey Governor Names First Black Chief of Staff

Appointee was former commissioner of state's environmental agency

New Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine announced Lisa Jackson as his chief of staff, making…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama to Tackle Economic Crisis Head On

President-elect to meet with top business leaders, advisers to form plan

President-elect Barack Obama is meeting with his team of economic advisers today to discuss plans…

By Renita Burns

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It’s Inauguration Planning Time!

Many have already begun planning their trips to Washington D.C. for inaugural festivities to begin…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Oprah’s ‘Mr. Man’ to Appear on Show

Oprah and “Mr. Man,” who has been identified as Sam  Perry. (Source: ABC News)
Don’t let…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama to Meet With Economic Advisers

President-elect Barack Obama is meeting with his team of economic experts today to…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Election Day Unity Trumps Previous Dissention

For a time after the primaries, it seemed as though the Democratic Party was going…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Launches Transition Website

President-elect Barack Obama has launched his Website, Change.gov, for his transition to the White house.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rep. Rahm Emmanuel is Obama’s Chief of Staff

Obama also chooses transition team to aid in cabinet picks

Rep. Rahm Emmanuel formally accepted President-elect Barack Obama’s request to be the White House chief…

By Renita Burns

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Spreading the News, From This Nation and Beyond

As the late-night electoral vote counts came in for swing states around the country…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Young People Ba-Rock the Vote

(source: mybarackobama.com)
They came out in droves on Tuesday, an estimated 24 million of…

By Renita Burns

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First Encounters: The Man Who Would Be President

In 2003, a lanky Illinois politician entered the offices of Black Enterprise. Our…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama’s Win: Newspapers React

The New York Times: With a message of hope and competence, he drew in legions…

By Renita Burns

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Fugees’ Pras Says Obama Victory a Win for Youth

Pras Michel of the 1990s top-selling rap group, The Fugees, was hanging out…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jackson’s Got Next?

Now that Sen. Barack Obama is president of the United States, his Senate…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Other Races

While the race between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain was definitely THE…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A President for All America

Now that the heady elation of Obama's landslide victory over Sen. John McCain, the first African American president-elect has a very long to-do list.

History was made last night when the U.S. elected Barack Obama president.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama—as prepared for delivery. 
“If there is anyone out there who…

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McCain Concedes, Offers Congratulations to Obama

After a highly contentious presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain held a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Reaction: Obama Victory Speech

(source: Getty Images)Throngs of supporters descended upon Grant Park in Chicago to hear…

By Renita Burns

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Ben Jealous Talks About the Next President and Black America

On Election Day, NAACP president addresses voting irregularities nationwide

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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CNN: Obama Wins Presidency

Though a number of polls across the nation have yet to close or tally votes,…

By Renita Burns

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RNC Celebration Turns Glum as McCain Concedes

The twenty-two month battle for the highest position in the country came to a halt…

By Brittany Hutson

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The Watchers

They won’t tell you their name, they won’t tell you where they’re from, all they…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Update, Poll Closings: 7:30 p.m.

Update: CBS and MSNBC project a win for Obama in Ohio. MSNBC shows Obama ahead…

By Renita Burns

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Students in Philadelphia Face Voting Challenges

Managing to wake up at 4 a.m. to stand in line hours before the polls…

By Brittany Diggs

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9 p.m. Poll Closings, Obama Pushes Ahead

A number of swing states closed polls at 9 p.m. including Sen. John…

By Renita Burns

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Barack Obama Is Elected President

Barack Obama defeated John McCain to become the first African American elected as president…

By Joyce Jones

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McCain’s Lead Dwindles as Polls Close in Virginia

The last time Virginia’s electoral votes went to a Democratic presidential candidate was 1964,…

By Cliff Hocker

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Update, Poll Closings: 8 p.m.

The second round of poll closings occurred at 8 p.m., rolling through a night filled…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hey, Danny!

 
Local school children are also enthusiastic fans of their congressman, Rep. Danny Davis, pictured here…

By Joyce Jones

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Living Legend Ties an Old Chicago to a New America

As flocks of Obama supporters gather in Chicago, one native recalls demonstrations past

Obama’s campaign ends in a city where King campaigned for equal rights

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Florida May Swing for Obama

One frequently heard theme about the Obama–McCain presidential contest was that while young voters might…

By Robert Woodard

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Hoosiers Split Their Vote

Many Indiana voters cast ballots for Obama and Republican governor

It was news Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jill Long Thompson didn’t want to hear. Many Hoosiers…

By Michael Dabney

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7 p.m. Poll Closings

update – As more poll places tally votes, numbers show McCain lead in…

By Renita Burns

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GOP Reports Voter Intimidation

As citizens flock in droves to rock the vote today,…

By Renita Burns

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Nobody’s Perfect, But He’ll Take McCain

The lawn in front of the Upper Merion Baptist Church is riddled with signs promoting…

By Brittany Diggs

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Not Just Hope, Confidence Restored

 
Barack Obama addressed supporters at a rally at the University of Cinncinati in…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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McCain’s Final Push

During a campaign stop in Grand Junction, Colorado, earlier today Sen. John McCain implored voters…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Campaigns in Indiana

Obama made a mid-morning trip to Indianapolis, stopping at a Westside union hall where members were working phone banks.

Barack Obama made a mid-morning trip to Indianapolis on Tuesday, stopping at a Westside union…

By Michael Dabney

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Plans for Virginia Voters

Voting had slowed down to a steady trickle by 10:40 a.m., when I conducted an…

By Cliff Hocker

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State-by-State Election Info

In this historic presidential election, the premise that every vote counts seems more and…

By Renita Burns

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Lull in Voters as Florida Poll Officials Combat Glitches

Minor malfunctions in scanning devices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lakeland, and Orlando dampened the mood of Florida’s election officials

Minor malfunctions in scanning devices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lakeland, and Orlando dampened the mood…

By Robert Woodard

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What a Prediction: From 1976′s Pettigrew to 2008′s Obama

Apparently, Berry Reece, author of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact series, envisioned a 1976…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Voting for the Rock Star

Citizens cast votes in Florida's key I-4 corridor

Sen. John McCain’s campaign spent much of the past two months derisively referring to Sen.…

By Robert Woodard

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Too Young To Vote, But Not to Make a Difference

Ricky Roneisi, 9, and Kanani D’Angelo, 11, haven’t been involved in politics for very long…

By Joyce Jones

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Long Lines but Few Early Problems in Key States

Swing states with the most at stake seem to have the longest lines

After what may feel to many like one of the longest presidential campaign seasons in…

By Joyce Jones

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13,000 Miles to Vote

Contractor travels from Afghanistan to Ohio to cast vote for Obama

For some, however making the trip to cast their ballot was a long, rocky road–literally.…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Teachers Union Rep Anticipates Obama Win

Brenda Pryor, is a field representative for Cook County College Teachers Union, Local 1600, …

By Joyce Jones

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All the Way from Sweden: An Obama Supporter

Linus Aldefors is not eligible to vote in this country and doesn’t even live here.…

By Joyce Jones

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Voting Complaints to Reach 200,000

 
 
(Source: denverpost.com)As a record number of voters flood polling place, the Election Protection…

By Renita Burns

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Obama Votes

Sen. Barack Obama and wife Michelle casted their ballots today in Chicago with…

By Renita Burns

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Norristown Seniors Get Out the Vote

In battleground states like Pennsylvania voters exercising their rights could be spotted standing in lines hours before the polls opened

The Senior Adult Activities Center in Norristown, Pa., is usually filled with senior citizens seeking…

By Brittany Diggs

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Virginia Has High Turnout in the Rain

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people from showing up at the polls in Virginia.

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people…

By Cliff Hocker

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Hoosiers Head to the Polls Early

Randy and Nicole Fields braved the early morning chill and were near the head of a long line at their northeast Indianapolis polling place when voting started in Indiana at 6 a.m.

Randy and Nicole Fields braved the early morning chill and were near the head of…

By Michael Dabney

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McCain Rocks the Vote

 
 

Presidential hopeful John McCain was videoed leaving an Arizona polling place earlier today. After McCain…

By Renita Burns

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Down to the Wire

Obama and McCain to campaign throughout Election Day

With the end finally in sight, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama are taking nothing…

By Joyce Jones

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Monday Night Football: The Last Stand

Last night, Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain appeared during the Monday Night…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Registration Problems, Long Lines May Mar Election

Web sites help voters find assistance to voting inquiries and polling problems

Web sites help If only hanging chads were the country’s biggest headache this election year.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Women of Power

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Star Jones Confirmed to Moderate Women of Power Summit Panel

Star Jones is set to moderate a panel with industry leaders at Black Enterprise’s 2015…

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Women of Power Summit: Social Media 101 for Senior Professionals

Social media isn’t just a playground for millennials. Check out tips from Angela Pitter, a…

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