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Six Things Black People Should Always Hold Valuable

For having a Black Expo and valuing black businesses and black people, we are called…

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America Is Better Than This

Our refusal to compromise may pose the biggest threat to the American experiment since the Civil War.

America is better than this. As long as we insist on choosing sides we will…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Blackballing of Kaepernick May End My 50-Year Love Affair With the NFL

It makes no sense for quarterback Kaepernick to be unemployed by the NFL

Kaepernick being blackballed by league owners may end my 50-year love affair with the sport,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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#BlackLivesMatter

High-Fashion Brand Unapologetically Appropriates #BlackLivesMatter

Even after getting called out by Black Twitter, luxury brand Ports 1961 says it stands by its "Every Color Matters" merchandise

Pieces from the clothing line’s Spring 2018 collection have been the subject of criticism following…

By Selena Hill

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Pepsi

Pepsi Apologizes for Releasing Its Worst. Ad. Ever. But Kendall Is Still Silent

The soda giant acknowledged that their new ad "missed the mark"

Pepsi issued an apology on Wednesday just one day after receiving a storm of backlash…

By Selena Hill

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: December 16, 2016

Racism in science and tech for the week of December 16, 2016

This week in tech racism looks at a cyber attack on Black Lives Matter; the…

By Samara Lynn

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social issues

These Companies Are Stepping Up To Talk About Social Issues

They're creating environments where diverse employees and opinions are valued

Companies like TIAA and General Mills are engaging their employees in conversation about diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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black millennials

Beyond Black Twitter: Black Millennials Rule the Internet

Young black adults are wielding influence through digital media platforms

A new Nielsen consumer report found that black millennials are driving social change through technology…

By Lisa Fraser

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Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams: ‘We Have to Normalize Blackness’

Pearls of wisdom and truth from Jesse Williams' panel discussion, at this year's Advertising Week conference

Find out what actor/activist Jesse Williams had to say about activism and black oppression during…

By Selena Hill

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Tulsa police

ACLU Calls Tulsa Police Cold Blooded Murderers and Bold-Faced Liars Following Terence Crutcher Shooting

The U.S. Department of Justice is asked to investigate, after Tulsa, O.K. police officers shoot and kill an unarmed black man

The U.S. Department of Justice has been asked to investigate the shooting death by Tulsa…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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schools

Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

We should endeavor to provide as many diverse options as possible to meet the diverse needs of today's student

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

By Kevin Chavous

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black lives matter

[OP-ED] Dear Omari Hardwick: Black Lives Matter Is More Than A Hashtag

Movement has ignited a new generation to join the fight for black freedom

As a 28-year-old black woman dedicated to the advancement and liberation of people of color,…

By Selena Hill

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Crump

What We Learned From Trayvon Martin’s Attorney, Benjamin Crump

Attorney shares views on what communities can do to bring awareness and advance change

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, Black Enterprise held a Twitter Chat with Michael Brown and Trayvon…

By Cristie Leondis

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black lives matter

Black Lives Matter Releases a Statement on Murder of Police

Focus is on escalating protests to end state sponsored violence against black people

As the nation churns this week over the executions of law enforcement officers in Baton…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

By Samara Lynn

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police shooting

Miami Police Shooting of Innocent Black Man Draws Reaction From American Civil Liberties Union

Another unarmed black man, this time Charles Kinsey; a caretaker for an autistic child, is shot by the police

An unarmed black man shot by Miami police is the latest in what seems like…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Lives Matter

11 Misconceptions About Black Lives Matter, Part 2

Organizers of Black Lives Matter invalidate a few of the myths that currently surround the social justice movement

#BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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11 Misconceptions About Black Lives Matter, Part 1

Organizers are debunking a few myths about what the Black Lives Matter movement is and what it isn’t

The phrase “black lives matter” has become a rallying cry for a new chapter in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black engineers

Zuckerberg Comments on Facebook Live Role in Castile Shooting

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges Facebook Live's pivotal role in disclosing the shooting of Philando Castile, writing, "I hope we never have to see another video" like it

Mark Zuckerberg composed a poignant post on Facebook Live’s role in showing the world the…

By Samara Lynn

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mental health

3 Ways to Preserve Your Mental Health Right Now

Try not to let it take you under

Find out ways to not lose your mind while smothered by mindless behavior. Check out…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

Equifax hack

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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JavaScript Developer

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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