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Ben Carson

Senate Panel Approves Ben Carson to Lead HUD

The retired neurosurgeon takes another step toward running the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, an agency he called a failed socialist experiment

The renowned retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson has won unanimous approval from the Senate Banking,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Obamcare

Trump and Republicans Move Forward to Dismantle Obamacare

Republican politicians are on a mission to roll back former President Barack Obama's signature health care law

Shortly after becoming inaugurated as the President of the United States, Donald Trump signed an…

By Selena Hill

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muslim ban

Trump’s Cabinet Lacks Diversity and Latinos

Trump's Cabinet is dominated by white, Republican men, and no Latinos

The Latino community is outraged that Donald Trump is set to become the first U.S.…

By Selena Hill

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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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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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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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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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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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Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker Takes Historic Stand Against Sessions Confirmation

Booker, along with Rep. John Lewis, to testify during Senate hearings

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is breaking a longstanding tradition by testify against…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jared Kushner

Trump Hires Son-in-Law Jared Kushner as White House Adviser

Administration will skirt federal nepotism laws

A White House transition official announced Monday that President-elect Donald Trump will appoint his son-in-law,…

By Selena Hill

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Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions, the “Evil” Man That Could Run the Justice Department?

What’s wrong with Jeff Sessions? Everything.

Jeff Sessions is a KKK-loving, voter suppression supporting, racially problematic man with disturbing ideas about…

By Stanley Fritz

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uber

Eric Holder to Represent California in Legal Battles Against Trump

California hired the former U.S. Attorney General as a force of legal firepower

California lawmakers hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as a legal advisor as they…

By Selena Hill

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omarosa

Omarosa Joins Trump’s White House Transition Team

They're both petty, spiteful, former Democrats and reality stars, so it's no surprise they've joining forces to take on the White House

It’s official: reality star Omarosa Manigault has been named as part of President-elect Donald Trump’s…

By Selena Hill

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Inauguration

Backlash Over HBCU’s Decision to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration

The Talladega College marching band is under heavy scrutiny

Talladega College, the oldest private historically black college in Alabama, is under scrutiny for accepting…

By Selena Hill

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NAACP

NAACP President Arrested In Protest Against Sen. Jeff Sessions

The NAACP is trying to stop Sessions from being appointed as U.S. Attorney General

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks was among a group of six protesters who were arrested…

By Selena Hill

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kamala harris

California Sen. Kamala Harris Sworn Into Congress

California's first female, black, and Indian American senator was sworn into the 115th Congress today

Kamala Harris made history Tuesday, becoming the first black woman and the first Indian American…

By Selena Hill

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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