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a day without women

A Day Without a Woman: What Black Women Really Think

Is A Day Without a Woman for everyone, or only the chosen few?

Learn about A Day Without A Woman and why millions of women across the country…

By Maryann Reid

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researchers

Researchers: High Social Media Use Makes Young People Feel Lonely

The more you Facebook, the more isolated you may feel

A report from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reveals that a large amount of…

By Samara Lynn

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work

This Is Why Women Are Refusing to Do Any Work Today

Today, women are demanding respect for the labor they contribute at their jobs, in their homes, and to the economy

Instead of working, women are participating in A Day Without A Woman, a campaign aimed…

By Selena Hill

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Empathy

Reflecting During a Day of Empathy and the Fight to Raise the Age

With a little empathy, we can put an end to the vicious cycle created by the prison industrial complex, and give children justice instead of juries

At the Day of Empathy town hall, I saw a way to put an end…

By Stanley Fritz

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Uber's CEO

6 Times Uber’s CEO Got Dragged

Travis Kalanick is having a bad week

Kalanick keeps getting into all sorts of trouble that leaves many Silicon Valley watchers left…

By Samara Lynn

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HBCU Summit

Morgan State University President Slams Betsy DeVos Over HBCU Remark

Dr. David Wilson says DeVos' remarks about HBCU's were an "unfortunate choice of words"

Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, told BE that Betsy DeVos’ comments were an…

By Selena Hill

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100 days

Civil Rights and Womens Groups Respond to President Trump’s Address to Congress

Alarming concern over policies and issues impacting women and people of color

Civil Rights and Women Groups Respond To President Trump’s Address To Congress with alarming concern…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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healthcare

We Must Defend Healthcare Access As A Right of All Americans

Any changes or amendments to Obamacare must do nothing but improve and expand access, not limit or eliminate it

In the wealthiest country on the planet, access to affordable and quality healthcare should be…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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100 days

Trump Administration Sees Recreational Marijuana Users as Addicts and Criminals

Justice Department could crack down, increasing enforcement of federal marijuana drug laws in legal states

The White House’s controversial decision to rescind federal protections barring schools from discriminating against transgender…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black history

In Case You Missed It: Celebrating Black History

A roundup of some of the stories we published here at Black Enterprise celebrating our culture and history

This year throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise published a number of articles celebrating our…

By Selena Hill

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Trump

President Trump Doesn’t Understand Why There’s Racial Division and Religious Intolerance in America

“Sometimes it gets better, and then it busts apart,” the president says

Donald Trump told NBC News’ Craig Melvin that there is something going on in America…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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gender

Meeting the Needs of Sex and Gender Minority Youth

Minority youth are turning to online resources in search of a supportive, validating community

New study shows that sexual and gender minority youth are turning to online resources in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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tech

Report: Tech Sector Still Slow on Increasing Diversity

Open MIC is asking shareholders to advocate for a more racially diverse industry

“The U.S. tech community remains a bastion of white, male privilege that has largely excluded…

By Lisa Fraser

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Barack

A Look Back: President Barack Obama’s Prominent B.E. Covers

Black Enterprise honors the legacy of our President

Take a nostalgic look back on the Black Enterprise covers President Barack Obama has graced…

By Black Enterprise

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age tax

Congress Wants to Charge This Age Thousands of Dollars More for Health Insurance

AARP has launched a campaign urging Congress to oppose the age tax

Under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), health insurance issuers are allowed to vary rates…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nationwide Business Shut Down for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest

The combination boycott/strike highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S

But business owners and immigrant workers are willing to sacrifice income to make their point…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Trump

The 3-Point Plan Trump Should Implement to Aid Minorities

Instead of trying to answer President Trump's rhetorical question, 'What do you have to lose?' we must instead make demands regarding what we expect to gain

If Trump can focus on an inclusive goal, we can use that to drive progress.…

By Shawn Baldwin

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Denmark Vesey

Black History Month: Insurrection Leader Denmark Vesey

An educated, successful freed man would have led the most successful slave revolt in the U.S.

Nine years before Nat Turner led the 1831 slave revolt in America, Denmark Vesey was…

By Selena Hill

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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