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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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Trumpcare

Trumpcare is the Antithesis of Affordable Healthcare

Unaffordable, unhealthy, and uninsured. Here's an objective breakdown of Trump's American Health Care Act

Trumpcare is anti-affordable coverage. Everything about it makes it harder and more expensive for poor…

By Stanley Fritz

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Trump ban

Trump Ban Fallout: The Rise in Deportation Scams

If parents being separated from children isn't sad enough, undocumented immigrants are also being preyed upon by scammers

In the aftermath of being scammed, undocumented immigrants often have little or no recourse to…

By Samara Lynn

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Ben Carson

Ben Carson Confuses Slaves for ‘Immigrants’

Another major gaffe on race from the Trump administration

On Monday, Ben Carson referred to African slaves brought to American as “immigrants” who were…

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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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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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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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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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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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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Jeff Sessions

Is America Great Again for White, Straight Men Under Jeff Sessions?

Confirmation of Trump's pick for Attorney General ushers in ultraconservative leadership at the Justice Department

Donald Trump made a strong push for ultraconservative leadership at the Justice Department with his…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dodd-Frank

Trump’s Roll Back on Dodd-Frank Could Cripple Black Businesses and Borrowers

Communities of color are targets of high-cost, predatory financial products

Donald Trump issued an Executive Order aimed at reducing several requirements in Dodd-Frank. President Barack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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FCC

[Updated] Trump’s FCC Chief Ending Free Internet for Poor Families

Though initiated by the former conservative administrations of Reagan and Bush, Trump's newly appointed chairman of the FCC plans to terminate the federal program that provides phone and internet access to low-income families

President Trump’s newly appointed FCC chairman will reverse a program that provides low-income families with…

By Samara Lynn

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Barkai Sellers

CNN Analyst Bakari Sellers on President Trump’s First 100 Days

Bakari Sellers shares his perspective on the progression of Trump's first 100 days in office and predicts how this activity will affect America's future

Lawyer, activist and CNN analyst Bakari Sellers tells BE what Americans should and should not…

By Daron Pressley

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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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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,…

By Black Enterprise

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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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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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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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