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March

5 Facts You Should Know about the Women’s March on Washington

March organizers are using this opportunity to educate and empower women to take both social and political change in their own hands

March organizers are using this opportunity to to educate and empower women to take both…

By Kali Wilder

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Trump

President Trump Evokes Nationalist Theme, Talks to “Ignored” Americans

We have entered into a new, uncertain era of American politics

A deeply divided nation watched intently as Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the…

By Daron Pressley

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Black America

4 Ways Minorities Can Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency

It's time for minorities in America to think beyond their emotions and take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead

Donald Trump might not have been the choice of Black America, but that doesn’t mean…

By Shawn Baldwin

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backlash

Selling Out or Building Bridges? Blacks Face Backlash for Aligning With Trump

Are black entertainers being exploited for simply meeting with Donald Trump?

Singer and songwriter Chrisette Michele is the latest target of black Twitter’s wrath after it…

By Selena Hill

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White House

The Obama Presidency: Sitting in the Front Row of the White House

Take an exclusive journey through the Obama years

Take a journey from President Obama’s rise in politics to his tenure in the White…

By Derek T. Dingle

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moved

Dear Donald Trump: We Shall Not Be Moved

Protestors vowed to defend King's dream and fight for Obama's legacy in D.C. under the Trump administration

Demonstrators gathered in the nation’s capital on MLK weekend to defend healthcare, jobs and the…

By Selena Hill

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JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase To Settle Mortgage Discrimination Suit for $55M

Bank settles with federal authorities for charging minority home buyers higher rates

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $55 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Justice…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson Applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott for Championing Diversity Bill

Calls for companies to increase minority business opportunities and diversity in the workplace

BET founder Bob Johnson applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott, for championing a bill that ensures…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Inauguration

At Least 52 House Democrats Will Boycott Trump’s Inauguration

Dozens of lawmakers say they will not attend the inauguration following Trump's Twitter attack on Rep. John Lewis

More than three dozen—50 at last count—House Democrats are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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inclusion

The Self-Made Barriers of Tech Inclusion

The oversaturation of buzzwords like 'diversity & inclusion' within the tech industry can actually perpetuate division. Here's how organizations can restore meaning to these terms and organically create a rich, diverse corporate culture

Tech Inclusion ultimately leads to the creation of the division between the majority and the…

By Nathaniel J.

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Trump

6 Reasons Why Trump is Not a Legitimate President

Congressman John Lewis is right. Here's why Donald Trump "is not a legitimate President"

Filmmaker Michael Moore came to Rep. John Lewis’ defense, arguing six reasons why Americans should…

By Selena Hill

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Obamacare

Repealing Obamacare Will Hurt Black Women and Their Families

Millions of Americans could lose access to quality healthcare services

Republicans took the first steps to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. Now women of…

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machine learning

What if Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had Access to Machine Learning?

Exploring the possibilities of Dr. King being a civil rights #techie

What if Dr. King had some of the modern marvels that we use daily to…

By Nathaniel J.

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quotes

5 Quotes from MLK that Still Apply Today

You would think Dr. King gave these quotes today

In addition to leading the Civil Rights Movement and being one of the greatest civic…

By Selena Hill

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The Best of the Best: Where To Go For MLK

Ways to learn about and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this MLK day

A roundup of great online resources about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of…

By Samara Lynn

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Eddie Long

Controversial Megachurch Leader, Bishop Eddie Long, Dies of Cancer at 63

Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled leader of a renowned megachurch in Atlanta, passed away from…

By Selena Hill

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moments

In Case You Missed It: The Biggest Tear-Jerking Moments of the Week

A roundup of all of the gushiest and emotional moments of the week

Here’s a roundup of the moving speeches, sentimental surprises, and emotional goodbyes that occurred during…

By Selena Hill

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healthcare

Republicans Are Wrong, Repealing Obamacare Would be a National Disaster

Millions of Americans, especially people of color, will be worse off if Republicans gut the Affordable Care Act

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could lead to the deaths of millions of Americans while…

By Stanley Fritz

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Farewell

Farewell, Obama: A Bittersweet Moment In History

Why watching Obama's epic farewell address was more bitter than sweet. See what Chris Tucker and Rev. Jesse Jackson said about it

BE’s very own Selena Hill spoke exclusively with Chris Tucker, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Mike Muse…

By Selena Hill

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Avisare

#techies Win Contract Opportunities from Former Wall Street Investment Banker

Enroll your startup/business to gain access to capital programs and nationwide economic development opportunities

As a software procurement system with a social mission to grow minority, women, LGBT and…

By Nathaniel J.

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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