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Who Are Super Delegates

The battle for the Democratic nomination rages on as the profile of these political insiders rises

Many inquiring minds are weighing the influence of “super delegates,” whose votes are given equal…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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A Democratic Front-runner: Do the Math

Party still has a fight on their hands in the nomination of a presidential candidate

The 2008 election campaign has been saturated with talk of delegates and superdelegates. With prospects…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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Detroit’s Battles

Civic and political leaders react to mayor's indictment

The indictment of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is causing a firestorm and mixed reactions from…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Detroit Mayor Will Fight Indictment Charges

Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to step down from office

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to resign and vows to fight several charges brought against…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Perfect Union — Barack Obama's Speech

Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the…

By Black Enterprise

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No Do-Over for Michigan

Lawmakers won't back a new primary

After pleas from state party leaders and strong lobbying by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Michigan…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Perfect Union

Obama denounces divisive views, tactics

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama called for unity today in a major speech on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Playing the Political Race Card

Inflammatory remarks led to accusations, resignations, apologies

It may have been nearly two weeks since former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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An American Airlines Departure for GlobalHue

Top BE 100 ad agency exits one wing of its business

The nation’s largest multicultural advertising agency has walked away from its longstanding relationship with the…

By Cliff Hocker

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New York to Appoint First Black Governor

Paterson will take reins after Spitzer scandal

New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson will become the state’s first African American governor…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Oprah Store is Open for Business

Media mogul enters the retail arena with Chicago store

If you like Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” you can now buy them in a store…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama’s Momentum Continues

Could senators historic run lead to nomination?

While the issues regarding the superdelegates and the Florida and Michigan primaries must still be…

By Hamil R. Harris

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M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings

Chairman eyes other buyout deals in the southeast

Hot on the heels of the pending acquisition of Mutual Community Savings Bank Inc. (MCSB)…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Dow Changes on the Horizon

Index adds financial and energy companies

Beginning Feb. 19, 2008, The Dow Jones Industrial Average will open with two new component…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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In It to Win It

The presidential front-runners prepare for battle

The presidential front-runners prepare for battle

By Joyce Jones

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Super Tuesday Reveals No Winners

Sens. Clinton and Obama still locked in a heated race

Super Tuesday was a night filled with close calls, predictable outcomes, and a few reminders…

By Joyce Jones

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Taking It to the States

Candidates gear up for Super Tuesday

It’s starting to feel a little like November as the presidential primary process goes national…

By Joyce Jones

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Blacks Still Reacting to Bush’s State of the Union Address

Many echoed the sentiment that the speech was rehashed

Reactions to President George W. Bush’s final State of the Union address have been mixed.…

By Hamil R. Harris

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Lloyd Trotter of GE Leaving to Join Private Equity Firm

Will help GenNx360 Capital Partners build up its portfolio companies

E’s top-ranking African American executive, Vice Chairman Lloyd G. Trotter, 62, is closing the door…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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