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Study: Most Black Americans Plan to Vote in the 2016 Election

The majority of African Americans agree that the 2016 election is “very important” and plan…

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Where Was Donald?

Clinton spent a lifetime serving Americans, while Trump served himself and gamed the system

Wondering where Donald Trump was when Hillary Clinton was building a legacy of service? There’s…

By Corey Ealons

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Black Professionals Sleep Less Than Whites

The number of people experiencing short sleep duration has increased over the past two decades

A new study suggests that African Americans have shorter sleep durations than their white counterparts—particularly…

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3 Cultural Stigmas to Overcome as Black Business Leaders

In order to achieve professional success, it's important for black entrepreneurs to overcome the cultural stigmas that are embedded within the African American subconscious that result from our past history of social marginalization and oppression

Some of our cultural origins have been ignored. So there is a number of things…

By Jason Dukes

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Leadership and Diversity in STEM and Computer Science Education (Part I)

Dr. Bobb discusses leadership and diversity in STEM and CS education

Dr. Kamau Bobb is not your average academic. For starters, his commitment to quality education…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

By Cristie Leondis

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Blacks in the U.S. Gaining Wealth and Education Faster Than Other Groups

Study paints often overlooked picture of strength and resilience

“When Black consumers see how much power they have, it will change the way African…

By Stacey Tisdale

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New Study Shows African Americans Are Highly Concentrated in Low-Paying Majors

A severely low number of black students choose STEM-related majors

A new study from Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce shows that African Americans…

By Courtney Connley

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Does President Obama Support HBCUs?

His answer to a student's question has caused others to wonder

“We don’t live in a society where African Americans are restricted in what colleges they…


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Harvard Study Reveals AirBnB Hosts More Likely to Reject Black Guests

Another instance of discrimination in travel

In an experiment involving over 6,000 Airbnb listings, researchers sent rental inquiries using two sets…

By Samara Lynn

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[Recap] National HBCU Week

Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, a time to acknowledge their courageous work

President Barack Obama has declared Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, 2015 to be National Historically…

By Robin White Goode

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$9M Awarded to Give Babies of Color Strong Beginnings

Community program plans to expand outreach to African American and Latino families to promote healthy births

New Beginnings, a Michigan community program, received $9M to expand outreach to African American and…

By Brittany Dandy

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Percentage of African Americans in U.S. Police Department Has Remained Flat Since Pre-Recession

Survey shows overall minority numbers have increased, but percentage of black officers remains the same

Survey from the U.S. Department of Justice shows the percentage of African American police officers…

By Courtney Connley

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African Americans Less Likely to be Dean than Director

Few people of color on business school faculty as well

African Americans and Hispanic Americans are far less likely to hold the dean’s chair at…


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Yes We Camp: 5 Cool Fishing, Hiking and Nature Groups for African Americans

National Park Week begins April 18

National Park Week is from April 18-26. To celebrate you can join several nature groups…

By Kandia Johnson

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Health is Wealth: 5 Deadly Health Issues for African Americans

Blacks face alarming differences compared to all other racial and ethnic groups

African Americans face-alarming differences in health issues compared to all other racial and ethnic groups.

By Kandia Johnson

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Arizona Threatens to Cut State Funding Over the Teaching of a Hip-Hop Course

Departing superintendent says that the courses violate the state's ethnic studies ban

Arizona’s departing superintendent threatens to cut state funding from public schools who violate the state’s…

By Courtney Connley

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10 Best States for Black Household Wealth

These places are full of the best household incomes for Blacks

As we all know, African Americans are the predominate force consuming products in the country.…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Education Roundup: More Blacks Accepted to Harvard, New HBCU President and More

The latest in education news around the country

Harvard accepts more black students, new HBCU president announced and more

By Courtney Connley

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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