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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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education access

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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Obama

President Obama’s Two Greatest Failures

President Obama's two biggest failures will come back to bite all of us in the butt

However, in acknowledging the job he did as commander in chief, we must also discuss…

By Stanley Fritz

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best

Dropping the Mic: The Best of B.E. Obama

Take a look at some of the best news and think pieces on President Obama

After eight years in the White House, we’re saying goodbye to President Obama with a…

By Selena Hill

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White House

10 Reasons Obama’s Presidency Will Go Down In History

Here are some of the president's biggest accomplishments

In a few short weeks, Obama’s tenure in the White House will officially come to…

By Selena Hill

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Track Record

Obama’s Track Record for Helping Young Women of Color

New report on the Obama Administration's effort to advance equity for black and Latina women and girls

The White House has released a new report the Obama Administration’s progress to advance equity…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Oracle

Long-Time Oracle Staffer Quits After CEO Praises Trump

This Oracle employee bails after executive supports Trump

A member of Oracle’s Cloud division took to LinkedIn to publicly resign after the company’s…

By Samara Lynn

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Obamcare

Electoral College Set on Voting Trump in as President

Despite the protest, electors will likely vote Trump into office

Despite ongoing protests and a concerted effort to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president, electors…

By Selena Hill

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White House Releases Final Progress Report on ‘Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color’

The Obama Administration takes this initiative personal

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, talks about the Obama Administration’s effort to help…

By Black Enterprise

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Obamcare

Small Business Owners Feel Positive About A Trump Administration

Survey shows small business owners are upbeat after Donald Trump's presidential win

A new survey shows that though small business owners feel ignored by political decision-makers, they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Labor

What Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Means for You

Hint: Minimum wage will likely remain minimal

Find out what Trumps nomination of fast food executive, Andrew Puzder, as the US Secretary…

By Safon Floyd

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Linda McMahon

Trump’s Head of SBA Pick Impacts Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Advocates call on wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to ensure contracts and loans go to women and minority businesses

Small business advocates are weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump as he nominates professional-wrestling executive…

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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