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3 Ways Black Celebs are Encouraging YOU Today to VOTE Tomorrow

From free concerts to taking action at the polls, here are 3 ways black celebs are emphasizing the need to make your voice heard on Nov. 8.

From free concerts to taking action at the polls, here are 3 ways black celebs…

By Kali Wilder

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Voting

Beware of Deceptive Voting Info on Social Media

Subtle forms of voter suppression are a real cause for alarm

Democrats and Republicans alike agree that every voter is entitled to have his or her…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Senate

Republicans Seek to Maintain Control of US Senate

34 U.S. Senate races will determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the Senate

Polls are tight and too close for comfort for Senate Republicans. Here’s a look at…

By John Burnett

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House

Democrats Seek Control of US House of Representatives

Will Dems be able to gain 30 seats and win control of the House on Election Day?

The best chance for Dems to win control of the House is in a presidential…

By John Burnett

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Latinos

SmallBiz, Taxes, Bankruptcy and The (Dubious) Donald

Donald Trump is no genius when it comes to business

As a minority small business owner, the idea of a Trump presidency sounds very scary…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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vote

Study: Most Black Americans Plan to Vote in the 2016 Election

New survey shows the majority of blacks plan to turn out on Election Day

The majority of African Americans agree that the 2016 election is “very important” and plan…

By Selena Hill

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Electoral

The Road to 270: The Electoral College Explained

The 2016 election winner will be determined by who wins more electoral votes

Clinton’s and Trump’s effort to win 270 electoral votes is the ultimate factor that will…

By John Burnett

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Vote

Knowledge is Key When You Vote and When You Give

Informed giving is critical to making your voice heard

Because giving is a “vote” of support, your voice matters just like it does in…

By Halima Leak Francis

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Byron Allen

Byron Allen Moves Ahead With $10B Racial Discrimination Suit

Charter Communications cited for lack of contracting with 100% African American-owned media

A federal judge has approved Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit against Charter Communications for lack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Radio Stations Unite in Solidarity on Election Day

On Election Day, urban, old school, and hip-hop radio will come together to get people out to vote

A number of black radio stations and personalities are coming together in a single act…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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facial recognition

ACLU Says Facial Recognition Tech is Racially Biased

The dark side of facial recognition technology

The ACLU is calling for the DOJ to investigate concerns over facial recognition technology inaccurately…

By Samara Lynn

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Airbnb

Airbnb Sues New York

Airbnb and New York politicians lock horns

“We immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the act on state and federal grounds,” said Airbnb…

By Samara Lynn

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Birmingham

The Push To Preserve Black History in Birmingham

Important landmarks in the civil rights movement must be preserved

Thousands are calling on elected officials to approve the creation of a National Civil Rights…

By Selena Hill

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black millennials

Beyond Black Twitter: Black Millennials Rule the Internet

Young black adults are wielding influence through digital media platforms

A new Nielsen consumer report found that black millennials are driving social change through technology…

By Lisa Fraser

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debate

The ‘HOT TOPICS’ at the Third Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head at the third and last presidential debate.

Here’s a rundown of what each presidential candidate said about important, hot-button issues during the…

By John Burnett

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Clinton

In the Battle of ‘He Said, She Said,’ Clinton Won

Clinton displayed skill and stamina while Trump is thin-skinned and ill-prepared

With each debate, Clinton got better, and so did Trump. The difference is Clinton started…

By Corey Ealons

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Latinos

Where Was Donald?

Clinton spent a lifetime serving Americans, while Trump served himself and gamed the system

Wondering where Donald Trump was when Hillary Clinton was building a legacy of service? There’s…

By Corey Ealons

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Doctor

Second Female Doctor of Color Reveals Discrimination on Delta Flight

The incidents involving the curt dismissal of two black, female doctors, who were offering aid to ill passengers, by Delta staff just goes to show that prejudice doesn’t discriminate based on profession

Another black female doctor has accused a Delta airline staff of discrimination after she tried…

By Selena Hill

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Punches

Presidential Candidates Trade Punches, but America Gets an Uppercut

The candidates spent a majority of the evening attacking each other without focusing on real issues of substance

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump pivoted throughout the second debate to focus on campaign…

By John Burnett

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Election Day

Somewhere in America, Today Is Election Day

More than a third of the total vote for president will be cast before November 8

No, that headline is not a misprint. More than a third of the total vote…

By Corey Ealons

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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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