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West Point Women Cleared for Raised-Fists Photo

Last week a group of graduating black, female West Point cadets were thrust into the spotlight when a photo of them raising their fists went viral

Last week a group of graduating black, female West Point cadets were thrust into the…

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Bill Cosby Gets Honorary Degree Revoked By George Washington University

University rescinds honor amidst the ongoing controversy

On Monday, Jan. 11, George Washington University joined the growing number of colleges to take…

By Cristie Leondis

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[EXCLUSIVE] Bernie Sanders Press Secretary Responds to ISIS Comment Backlash

CNN reporter's interpretation of Symone Sanders comments invokes political firestorm

Symone Sanders, national press secretary for Bernie Sander’s presidential campaign, gave Black Enterprise the exclusive…

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Chi-Raq: Film Facing Major Heat

The film banked in at No. 13 at the box office during opening weekend

While Chi-Raq may have received positive reviews from critics, there is still controversy surrounding the…

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Celebrities Taking Action: Michael Vick Fighting for ‘Pets in Cars’ Bill

If passed, the bill would allow police officers the authority to save dogs and cats from cars in unsafe temperatures.

Steelers quarterback Michael Vick has announced his support of PA House Bill 1516, also called…

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NFL Punishes Tom Brady And New England Patriots

The NFL has ruled on the evidence presented, agent says he will appeal the decision

Tom Brady and the Patriots aren’t happy with the NFL’s decision, and Brady’s agent says…

By Michael Tolbert

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Tom Brady And The New England Patriots Aren’t Playing Fair

Results of investigation state the NFL superstar and team assistants likely participated in deflating game footballs

“More probable than not” Patriots personnel “participated in a deliberate effort to release air from…

By Michael Tolbert

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College Graduate Breastfeeding Photos Cause Controversy

Two women's photos cause different reactions, one positive and one more negative

Karlesha Thurman and Jacci Sharkey are two women who posted breastfeeding photos that went viral.…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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3 Things You Can Learn from the Mary J. Blige Chicken Debacle

As the R&B diva finally details her 'mistake,' take heed for your own career success

As Mary J. Blige finally speaks out in detail about the Burger King chicken debacle,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Acura Faces Controversy for Casting Call for ‘Not Too Dark’ Black Actors in Ad

Casting call sheet requested Black actors to appear in commercial with Jerry Sienfeld---as long as they were "not too dark"

Acura casting call sheet requested Black actors to appear in commercial with Jerry Sienfeld–as long…

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Nivea Pulls Controversial Ad After Claims of Racism

The international skin care company apologizes for offensive ad

The international skin care company apologizes for its recent and arguably racist print ad for…

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