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Dropping the Mic: The Best of B.E. Obama

Take a look at some of the best news and think pieces on President Obama

After eight years in the White House, we’re saying goodbye to President Obama with a…

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2016 Rewind – In Case You Missed It

BE editors share their favorite articles of this year

Check out some of our editor’s favorite article picks of this year for you to…

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George Michael

Loss of Pop Star, Gay Icon George Michael in Wake of Rising Anti-LGBT Laws

More than 200 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced around the country in 2016

The death of pop star George Michael at age 53 due to a heart attack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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White House

10 Reasons Obama’s Presidency Will Go Down In History

Here are some of the president's biggest accomplishments

In a few short weeks, Obama’s tenure in the White House will officially come to…

By Selena Hill

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race matters

2016 Rewind – When Race Matters

Black Enterprise stresses why black lives matter to us as citizens, communities, and entrepreneurs.

Check out this rewind of the crucial times this year when Black Enterprise joined in…

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Fitness

#TechieFit: Set Realistic Fitness Goals This New Year’s

Five steps to get ready and drop that holiday weight with Romy Antoine, personal trainer, and Nathaniel J., your app-swag expert

80% of fitness resolution-ers fail to achieve their goals by the second week of February…

By Nathaniel J.

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Holiday

In Case You Missed It: Holiday Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

Here's a round-up of some of the best holiday stories that you must read this weekend

From Snoop Dogg as secret Santa to holiday depression, here’s a roundup of the best…

By Selena Hill

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police misconduct

Black Mother Arrested After Reporting Her Child In Danger

Image: Twitter

According to The Washington Post, a black mother was arrested after reporting that…

By Maryann Reid

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Track Record

Obama’s Track Record for Helping Young Women of Color

New report on the Obama Administration's effort to advance equity for black and Latina women and girls

The White House has released a new report the Obama Administration’s progress to advance equity…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pissed Off: Uber and Lyft Drivers Get No Relief

When you got to go, you got to go!

Uber and Lyft drivers have a problem of utmost urgency—they have nowhere to use the…

By Samara Lynn

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Tupac

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Tupac and Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers describes being inducted into the institution as 'bittersweet'

Tupac and Nile Rodgers are among the exceptional music talents who will be inducted at…

By Selena Hill

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Oracle

Long-Time Oracle Staffer Quits After CEO Praises Trump

This Oracle employee bails after executive supports Trump

A member of Oracle’s Cloud division took to LinkedIn to publicly resign after the company’s…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump

Electoral College Set on Voting Trump in as President

Despite the protest, electors will likely vote Trump into office

Despite ongoing protests and a concerted effort to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president, electors…

By Selena Hill

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Gospel

The Good News & The Bad: The Biggest Gospel Music Stories of 2016

Here are the news headlines that had church folks buzzing all year long

Some 2016 stories were just as upsetting to the gospel music industry as Donald Trump’s…

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White House Releases Final Progress Report on ‘Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color’

The Obama Administration takes this initiative personal

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, talks about the Obama Administration’s effort to help…

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dylann roof

Jury Convicts Infamous Racist Killer Dylann Roof on All Charges

Justice has been served

Dylann Roof, the notorious killer who confessed to fatally shooting nine black church members, was…

By Selena Hill

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Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Is ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Trump’s Secretary of State Pick

Democrats, environmentalists, and even some Republicans are concerned about Trump's nomination of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

CA Rep. Barbara Lee has joined the outcry of concern over President-elect Donald Trump’s decision…

By Selena Hill

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Trump

Small Business Owners Feel Positive About A Trump Administration

Survey shows small business owners are upbeat after Donald Trump's presidential win

A new survey shows that though small business owners feel ignored by political decision-makers, they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Shirley

Updated: Shirley Caesar’s #UNameIt Big Social Media Payout

The gospel legend is cashing out on the viral meme, sampled from her classic song "Hold My Mule"

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of DJ Suede, also known as “the Remix…

By Bil Carpenter

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Labor

What Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Means for You

Hint: Minimum wage will likely remain minimal

Find out what Trumps nomination of fast food executive, Andrew Puzder, as the US Secretary…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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