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Rep. Elijah Cummings Appointed Chair of Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the Democratic Party, and will most likely serve as a mediator between Clinton and Sanders committee members

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the…

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Eric Holder to Join Board of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to join the organization's National Board of Directors

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to…

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Obama Administration’s New War on Drugs

White House honors Americans leading efforts to stop the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic

Andre Johnson is founder, President and CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project (DRP), a recovery…

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Attorney General Lorretta Lynch Seeks Death Penalty Against Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof for 2015 Charleston massacre

Lorretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will seek the death penalty again Dylann Roof for…

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White House Announces $21 Million In Grants For Summer Jobs and Impact Hubs

Grants for cities like Detroit and Los Angeles to connect disadvantaged youth

The White House and the Department of Labor announced new steps to advance that effort…

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Donald Trump Actually Wanted a Black vs. White Apprentice 

In 2005, Trump floated the idea of a race-driven season of The Apprentice

On Thursday Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins reminded everyone about that time Donald Trump thought it would…

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[OP-ED] Dear Senator Bernie Sanders…Enough!

An open letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sir, enough is enough. It’s time for the progressives to unite and prepare for possibly…

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

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Josephine Baker with Lena Horne at The March on Washington.

Success Strategies of Josephine Baker

While delving more into Josephine's history, I discovered patterns of greatness that without a doubt led her to massive success

Talented, beautiful, entertaining and inspiring; those are just a few words used to describe all-around…

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Rep. Clyburn Accuses GOP of ‘Political Opportunism’

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's executive order to restore voting rights to over 200,000 people with prior felony convictions

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive…

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Senate Hopeful, Kamala Harris, Releases First TV Ads

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her campaign to take California's open Senate seat.

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her…

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Rep. John Conyers and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Call For More Diversity at Federal Reserve Bank

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, calling for more diversity

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair,…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘I don’t want to live in a Donald Trump America’

Here's Part III of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God

Here’s Part III of BlackEnterprise.com’s exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

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George Zimmerman Tries to Fund Fight Against Black Lives Matter, Auctions Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

The acquitted killer George Zimmerman attempted to sell his firearm online

George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and…

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Trump Picked a White Supremacist to be a Delegate

Donald Trump's campaign selected a well-known white nationalist to serve as a California delegate

Donald Trump picked a white supremacist. His campaign selected the well-known nationalist to serve…

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George Zimmerman Attempts to Auction Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

Although the listing was quickly taken down, Zimmerman’s actions have caused an uproar

Although the listing was quickly taken down, George Zimmerman and his actions have caused an…

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West Point Women Cleared for Raised-Fists Photo

Last week a group of graduating black, female West Point cadets were thrust into the spotlight when a photo of them raising their fists went viral

Last week a group of graduating black, female West Point cadets were thrust into the…

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Melinda Emerson

Discover How To Run a Successful Online Business from Melinda Emerson

Tips on what it takes to run a successful online business, from the #SmallBizLady Twitter chat

Understand what goes into running a successful online business with Melinda Emerson, as she shares…

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London’s First Muslim Mayor Rejects Trump’s ‘Exception’ to Proposed Ban on Muslims

London's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an "exception" to Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the US

London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an “exception” to Trump’s…

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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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