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My Brother’s Keeper: White House Cabinet Members Talk Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Maria Contreras-Sweet and Broderick Johnson share why initiative is vital and going strong

This week, media, industry leaders and members of President Obama’s cabinet gathered at the Apollo…

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American Idol Files For Bankruptcy Less Than A Month After Series’ Finale

Producers unable to to replace revenue from American Idol's runaway success

The producer of “American Idol” has filed for bankruptcy less than a month after the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Obama at Howard: Best Moments

The best moments from President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 commencement ceremony

The best moments from President Obama at Howard University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

By Hailey Wallace

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Mother of Tamir Rice: ‘Racism is a Disease’

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote address at Kent State's annual commemoration of the 1970 shootings

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote…

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(Full Transcript) President Obama’s Howard Commencement Speech

Full transcript of President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Check out the full transcript of President Obama’s Howard Commencement remarks at the University’s 2016…

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Jeb Bush on Trump: “It’s Like Eating a Watermelon and Saying, ‘I Love African Americans’”

In his first interview since leaving the race, Jeb Bush goes off on Donald Trump for his offensive tweets towards Hispanics, likens it to the African American/watermelon stereotype

In his first interview since leaving the race, Jeb Bush goes off on Donald Trump…

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Obama Appoints BE A.G. Gaston Award Recipient to Key Administration Post

BlackEnterprise.com has just learned that this year's A.G. Gaston Award recipient, Janice Bryant Howroyd, has been appointed to a key administration post by President Barack Obama.

BlackEnterprise.com has just learned that this year’s A.G. Gaston Award recipient, Janice Bryant Howroyd, has…

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A Billion Reasons to Watch Our World!

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:00 p.m. EST

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Ervin “Magic” Johnson’s television network…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘Hillary Wasn’t Pandering With Hot Sauce Comment’

As promised, here's Part II of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

BlackEnterprise.com asks Charlamagne about the infamous Hillary Clinton hot-sauce incident.

By Hailey Wallace

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Civil Rights Anthem “We Shall Overcome” Now Subject Of Major Lawsuit

Federal court asked to place iconic song in the public domain

One of the most iconic protest songs of the Civil Rights movement, ‘We Shall Overcome’…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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OP-ED: Ban the Box for Better Health

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must "ban the box"

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must ban the…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘The Soul of the Country is at Stake’

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote! celebrity spokesperson, and his thoughts on the election so far

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote!…

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Obama’s Best Jokes From His Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

A roundup of President Obama's funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents' Dinner

A roundup of President Obama’s funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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Reactions to Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Here's what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama's final White House Correspondents' Dinner

Here’s what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama’s…

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Steve Harvey is Bringing Home the Bacon and Cooking it With Ease

Our World with Black Enterprise has a NEW home at Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s television network ASPiRE. Episodes airing every Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET

This weekend catch an all new episode of Our World with Black Enterprise featuring entertainment…

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Baltimore Unrest One Year Later, Has Anything Changed Since Freddie Gray’s Death?

Police reform is in the works but city still faces unemployment, crime, and poverty

The Rev. Jamal Bryant, the politically influential Baltimore pastor who delivered the eulogy at Freddie…

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Charles Koch To Skip Convention, ‘Possibly’ Back Hillary

The billionaire conservative donor is already over this year's election

On Sunday billionaire conservative donor, Charles Koch, discussed his plans to skip his own party’s…

By Hailey Wallace

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Wages for Young College Graduates Remains the Same as in 2000

New report shows the reality young workers will face in today's job market

New report shows a stagnant in wage growth among college graduates for the last 16…

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Rep. Donna Edwards Could Make History Today

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards wins today's primary, she will be only the second black woman elected to Senate.

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards…

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Charter and Time Warner Merger Will Screw Cable Customers Even More

The merging of Charter and Time Warner Cable will create a cable company Frankenstein that will stomp consumers

And it’s we, the customers, who stand to lose the most.

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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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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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