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Boko Haram

82 Girls Have Reportedly Been Released By Boko Haram

They were abducted by the terrorist group three years ago

82 girls abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released. In exchange, 5 detained…

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iONE Digital Acquires Madame Noire, Bossip.com and Hip Hop Wired Websites

The acquisition solidifies the company as one of the largest players in the African American media space

 
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In a move that solidifies iONE Digital as one of the largest…

By Lisa Fraser

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Harvard

Here’s Why Black Harvard Students Are Holding Their Own Graduation Ceremony

"This is not about segregation."

Black members of the class of 2017 decided to form an individual ceremony. It’s the…

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Here’s Why TV Host John Oliver is Crashing the FCC’s Website

It's the FCC versus late night TV comics

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John Oliver, the acerbic host of TV’s Last Week Tonight, issued a call-to-arms…

By Samara Lynn

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Let Girls Learn – No – Well, OK, We Think

The Trump administration is as usual unclear—but not about school lunches

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After a flurry of reports Tuesday afternoon announcing the immediate end of Let…

By Robin White Goode

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The Big Question for Trump’s Tax Cut Plan: How Will the Tab Be Covered?

While Trump's proposed plan for tax reform does have the potential to aid the economic development of small businesses, exactly how these cuts will be paid for still remains unclear

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If approved, President Trump’s tax cut plan could bear an eye-popping price tag.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Scores Two Daytime Emmy Awards

Harvey is the reigning king of daytime television

Actor, comedian, and media personality Steve Harvey added two more Emmy wins to his portfolio…

By Selena Hill

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson Museum to Open in New York City in 2019

The Jackie Robinson Museum will honor the legacy of one of the greatest athletes and civil rights heroes in American history

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in New York City on Thursday…

By Selena Hill

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weekend

Catch Up on All the Tea With These Great Weekend Reads

Here's a round-up of the news stories you may have missed on BlackEnterprise.com this week

We’ve survived yet another week of blunders—from the Trump administration to Shea Moisture, which demonstrated…

By Selena Hill

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100 days

President Trump’s 100 Days of Racism, Incompetence, and Failure

In my opinion, President Trump gets an "F"

After branding himself as the “ultimate negotiator,” President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office…

By Stanley Fritz

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coloring book

6-Year-Old Girl Creates Coloring Book That Celebrates Black Indigenous Culture

This little girl is educating children around the world

6-year-old girl Vanae James-Bey and her mother have created a coloring book that educates children…

By Selena Hill

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Ash Cash

Wealth Coach Ash Cash Says the Law of Attraction Is Just a Piece of the Puzzle to Success [Video]

It takes more than just positive thinking to create a life of abundance

Wealth coach and financial literacy guru Ash Cash shared some of the principles from his…

By Selena Hill

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Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You: 3 Ways to Avoid the Shea Moisture Mistake

Black business owners can avoid Shea Moisture's missteps with these tips from Black Enterprise's own in-house marketing rock star

Shea Moisture has recently joined the ranks of Pepsi and United Airlines—companies who ruffled more…

By Rochelle Turner

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Shea Moisture’s Painful Lesson in Marketing While Black

Shea Moisture's pain can provide an example to other black entrepreneurs

It all started late Monday afternoon. “Shea Moisture” was trending on Twitter. Typically, haircare products…

By Samara Lynn

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Beyonce

Beyoncé Creates Scholarship Program to Empower Young Women in College

Queen Bey is paying for the education of four women through the Formation Scholars fund

Beyonce is honoring the anniversary of Lemonade by empowering young women to go to college…

By Selena Hill

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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Adjaye

African American Museum Architect Adjaye’s New Tech Masterpiece

Now partnering to create a new tech product, 2017 is turning into a banner year for Adjaye

Adjaye’s unique design coupled with Master & Dynamic’s technology produces a number of acoustic benefits.…

By Samara Lynn

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Farewell

5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago

During Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving office, he shared great advice that applies to us all

Obama also shared great career advice with the students that applies to us all, no…

By Selena Hill

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Malaria

New Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi

Next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin distributing the world's first Malaria vaccine

In wake of World Malaria Day on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that…

By Selena Hill

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innovation

Can Democrats Stay Angry — and Get Smart About Capitalizing on Trump’s Innovation Gap?

Democrats need to shout about Obama's innovation leadership

At the core of President Obama’s vision was affordable higher education that emphasized STEM fields,…

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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