Tag Archives: CNN


This Tech Company Wants You To Support Black Businesses

To realize lasting change, it is time to spend differently and invest in black-owned businesses

BE spoke with the founders of Spendefy about how their platform creates awareness and exposure…

By Marquita Miller

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Presidential Candidates Trade Punches, but America Gets an Uppercut

The candidates spent a majority of the evening attacking each other without focusing on real issues of substance

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump pivoted throughout the second debate to focus on campaign…

By John Burnett

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Young Leader in Journalism and NABJ Champion Michael Feeney Dead at 32

He was set to start a new dream job at CNN before being hospitalized

Michael J. Feeney, a leading young journalist and president of the New York Association of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How To Set Financial Goals

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN.

By Stacey Tisdale

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

By Robin White Goode

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Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley Calls CNN the ‘Fox News for the Republicans’ and Slams Donald Trump

Barkley says CNN has done an "awful job" with covering election

During a TNT halftime report, former NBA player Charles Barkley gave his thoughts about Donald…

By Courtney Connley

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Congressional Candidate Marianne Williamson Press Event

Kim Kardashian West Explores Mental Health and Social Media on New HLN Show

Reality star joins experts to turn attention to a growing issue

Executive Producer Kardashian West joined forces with the producers of Dr. Drew Pinsky’s HLN hit…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Walmart Shoppers Can Pick Up Tax Refund in Cash

No more waiting on tax refund checks

Walmart announced that instead of taxpayers opting for check or direct deposit this tax refund season, they can…

By Essence Gant

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Piers Morgan: ‘Blacks Must Kill N-Word For It To Die’

Was the former CNN talking head right? Or was Twitter?

Newick, East Sussex, England’s own Piers Morgan earned another distinction in his long list of…

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National Association of Black Journalists Loses Support of CNN

President of the organization recently criticized the network

NABJ’s president, Bob Butler, loses support of CNN after criticizing their lack of diversity after…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Join Magic Johnson at the Entrepreneurs Conference

Magic Sets Record Straight on Sterling in CNN, TMZ Interviews

"Not once, even today, has he ever apologized to me or the other minorities he offended."

Magic Johnson responds to Donald Sterling's attack
In a telephone interview with TMZ and an interview…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Assist King: Magic Johnson’s Countless Charitable Contributions

LA Clippers owner's notion that Magic Johnson 'doesn't do anything for black people' heavily flawed

LA Clippers owner’s declaration that Earvin “Magic” Johnson does nothing for black people is heavily…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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lisa williams

Learn How This Former College Professor Got Her Black Doll Collection in Walmart

Lisa Williams' "Positively Perfectly" dolls are sold in more than 3000 stores

Have you purchased one for your child?

By Carolyn M. Brown

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#DrivingInnovation: Twitter Chat Provides Platform for Entrepreneurs to Discuss Diversity in Tech

NewME Accelerator alums participate in BlackEnterprise.com Twitter chat on tech and innovation

Two years after airing of CNN’s Black in America, BlackEnterprise.com hosted its first #DrivingInnovation Twitter…

By Janel Martinez

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CNN and BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Channel for Millennials

“CNN BuzzFeed” to offer shareable news mashup videos to young adults

Social news site BuzzFeed announced its partnership with cable network heavyweight CNN on Tuesday. “CNN…

By Janel Martinez

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Obama Administration Launches One-Stop-Shop Website to Educate Business Owners About the Affordable Care Act

New Poll Says Most Americans Oppose Obamacare

Some say Obamacare is not liberal enough; others say it's too liberal

Obamacare gets mixed reviews among the American public says new poll

By Makkada B. Selah

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soledad o brien

Soledad O’Brien Signs Off of CNN

Her show, 'Starting Point,' has ended after just one year

Is there a ‘blackout’ going on at CNN?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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roland martin

After CNN Dumped Martin and Soledad, Is Cable News Becoming Too White?

Cable news appears to be white-washed, say critics.

Commentators criticize CNN and MSNBC for lack of diversity on anchor line-up.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Popular Political Commentator Roland Martin Ejected from CNN

Political commentator blames new CNN president for departure.

Martin took to Twitter to announce his last day on CNN will be April 6.

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Soledad O’Brien Criticizes CNN

Soledad steps down from her CNN morning show in May

O’Brien claims CNN never supported her show “Starting Point”

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