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Martellus Bennett

Patriots Tight End Martellus Bennett’s Twitter Storm: #StayWokeBruh

Martellus Bennett is not here for critics

Martellus Bennett seemed to express frustration about not being taken seriously as more than an…

By Samara Lynn

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H-1B

College Fires Diverse, American IT Staff, Replaces with H-1B Holders

Recently, the UC college system fired its IT workers, including a number of African Americans, to opt for cheaper labor via H1-B visa holders

Critics charge that Silicon Valley takes advantage of the H-1B visa program to hire cheap…

By Samara Lynn

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travel ban

Will Trump’s Travel Ban Affect Americans Studying Abroad?

We talk with Beyond the States to find out

Although the Trump administration seems to take a reactionary approach to globalization, the rest of…

By Robin White Goode

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dollars

What To Do With Your Dollars to Make Real Change

We can create change by voting and advocating with our dollars

African Americans possess over $1.3 trillion dollars in spending power. It’s time to leverage this…

By kendrickd

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Chris Rock

Black History Month: BE Honors Chris Rock

"I love being famous. It's almost like being white," Chris Rock

Here are 8 of the funniest, most insightful and memorable quotes from Chris Rock, one…

By Selena Hill

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Detroit

Exclusive: Why I Am Running For Mayor Of Detroit While Still In College

MSU student Myya D. Jones explains why she's running for office

A rundown of what Myya D. Jones, a student at Michigan State University, stands for,…

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black

I Found Racism In A Country That’s 98% Black

Because white supremacy seems to exist in every corner of the world

During our program in Ghana, I watched as he came face to face with a…

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job search

In Case You Missed It: The Must Reads You Need This Weekend

Here's what your missed or just need to see again

Just in case you’ve been too caught up with life, or perhaps readjusting to the…

By Selena Hill

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Rosa Parks

Black History Month: Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks

Quotes and little known facts about the civil rights leader

BE celebrates Rosa Parks, a legendary civil rights leader and a key player in the…

By Selena Hill

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Trump

3 Ways Trump Can Revitalize Minority Communities

Public-private partnerships and tax incentives for urban redevelopment are components of revitalization for minority communities

We must demand him to provide focused leadership in our communities by having him establish…

By Shawn Baldwin

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Eldridge Cleaver

Black History Month: Black Panther Party Leader Eldridge Cleaver

Cleavers contributions to the Black Panther Party helped the group become a national sensation

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer, political activist, and one of the early leaders of the…

By Selena Hill

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immigration ban

The Impact of Trump’s Anti-Muslim Immigration Ban is Huge

Labor expert puts anti-terror travel and entry ban into legislative perspective

President Trump’s assertion that the travel and entry ban is not anti-Muslim, it’s anti-terror but…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black History Month

UPDATED: Trump Renames Black History Month Day After “Our Little Get Together”

This week's Tech 100 column: #DonaldTrumpOnBlackHistory

Added to the list of Donald Trump’s egregious offenses in only a week in office:…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History

Black History Has Nothing to Do With White People

Newsflash Mike Pence: Black history encompasses more than just slavery and "white saviors"

Rather than celebrating the contributions of African Americans on the first day of Black History Month,…

By Selena Hill

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Black Television News

Charter Spectrum Cable Network to Carry Black Television News Channel

This cable news programming will focus on coverage based on the perspective of African American communities

The Black Television News Channel (BTNC) has announced a multi-year carriage agreement with Charter Communications,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons Cashes Out for $147 Million

The RushCard, a prepaid card to serve the underbanked, was bought by Green Dot

Russell Simmons said the acquisition would “expand our opportunities and continue our mission to revolutionize…

By Samara Lynn

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natural hair

Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

A new study proves women of color with natural hairstyles face the most biases

Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Senate

The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion

As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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100 days

Silicon Valley vs. Trump

Silicon Valley is not standing down to Trump

Silicon Valley leaders took stances against Trump’s immigration executive order banning refugees from seven predominately…

By Samara Lynn

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muslim ban

U.S. Senators Drafting Legislation to Overturn Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Conservatives say President Obama is to blame for the targeted countries cited

Democrats in the Senate are planning legislation that would block President Donald Trump’s executive order…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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