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Karen Civil Talks Haiti Donation, Fighting Fears and Taking Career Risks

Entrepreneur opens up about the power of giving back

Celebrity blogger and entrepreneur, Karen Civil, talks philanthropy, fighting fears and taking career risks.

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Celebrity Blogger Karen Civil Donates $41,000 to Haiti

Young entrepreneur donates funds to build a new playground in her home country

Celebrity blogger and entrepreneur, Karen Civil, donates $41,000 to help build new playground in Haiti

By Courtney Connley

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How This Haitian American Entrepreneur is Rebuilding Haiti

Engineer Harold R. Charles is among a handful of U.S. government Haitian-American ‘prime’ construction grantees in Haiti

It was in 2009 that Harold R. Charles secured his first construction contract in his…

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Chef Ron Duprat Talks About His Involvement With Non-Profit ‘Fleur De Vie’

Duprat, who was born in Haiti, was once a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef

The foundation surpassed expectations for participation in their inaugural year

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White Man Denies Sexually Abusing Haitian Kids

Matthew Andre Carter denies using his center in Haiti as a hoax to abuse minors.

Can you believe this story?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Wyclef Jean Defends His Yele Charity Amid Controversy

Was Wyclef's charity organization legitimate?

Was Wyclef’s charity organization legitimate?

By Demetria Irwin

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International Artist, Charles Jean-Pierre, on Quest to Push the Culture Movement Forward

Haitian-American artist, Charles Jean-Pierre, strives to change perception of black Americans globally

Haitian-American artist, Charles Jean-Pierre, strives to change perception of black Americans globally

By Shavonne Tate

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Wyclef’s Haiti Charity Goes Belly Up, With Little To Show For It

What do you think of Wyclef after this Yele report?

What do you think of Wyclef after this Yele report?

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Wyclef Jean’s New Memoir Details His Music, Haiti and Lauryn Hill Affair

Wyclef explains why his marriage has lasted through it all

Wyclef explains why his marriage has lasted through it all

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Haiti’s President May Pardon Former Dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier

Keeping Haiti in mind, President Michel Martelly explores possible pardon for the ex-dictator

Haiti’s president, Michel Martelly, suggested Thursday that he might pardon former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, saying…

By Sade K. Muhammad

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In the News: CNN’s ‘Black in America’ Special Airs Sunday; Haiti Demands Pay From U.N. for Cholera Outbreak and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Preview Our World: Musician & Activist Wyclef Jean

Also: Dr. Bill Releford, "The Barbershop Doctor," helps Black men fight diabetes and hypertension

This week on Our World with Black Enterprise, host Marc Lamont Hill sits down with…

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In the News: Obama to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Facebook; Haiti Elects New President; Lebron James Gets Animated

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

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In the News: NBA Baller Tyreke Evans to Donate $1,000 per Shot to Japan; ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Ends May 25; Jean-Claude Duvalier Hospitalized

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

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In the News: ATT Merges with T-Mobile; Japan Quake Affecting iPad 2 Production

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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Young Bosses: 5 Steps to Success in Business at an Early Age

Two inspiring entrepreneurs talk about their journey and tips to start your own

Two inspiring entrepreneurs talk about their journey and tips to start your own

By Janell Hazelwood

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Music Mogul Ted Lucas Helps Haiti Get “Better”

A year after the quake, the Miami CEO uses charitable album to reignite the push for Haiti's recovery

Lucas campaigns for Haiti's recovery
It’s been just over a year since Haiti was ravaged by…

By Anslem Samuel

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Haiti One Year After the Earthquake: Struggling for Survival

A year after the earthquake that crippled Haiti, the people are still in need of our help and support

It’s hard to believe it’s been one full year since that apocalyptic earthquake struck Haiti,…

By Tomika Anderson

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TwitChange wins Mashable Award for Social Good at CES

Pastor Shaun King wins top honors for his digital efforts in the world of celebrity charity auctions

King rules the celebrity auction sector
After a hectic day running to and fro on the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Racial Jokes in the Workplace

Being mindful of what we say is not only the right thing to do-- it's good business

DJ Cipha Sounds of Hot 97 made an inappropriate joke that cost him his integrity…

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Wyclef Jean on the Fugees, the Presidency and the Music

Wyclef Jean sits down with Black Enterprise’s Our World host, Marc Lamont Hill, and answers…

By Elayne Fluker

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Human Intonation: Raising T Cells With T-Shirt Sales

Inspired by her own personal loss, Verneda White uses fashion to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in communities of color

Forget the boardroom or even the power lunch; the real great ideas are birthed in…

By Anslem Samuel

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Rallying Global Support to Rebuild Haiti

Clinton Initiative offers opportunities to Haitian entrepreneurs

Former President Bill Clinton focused on rallying a diverse group of global leaders to step…

By Derek T. Dingle

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RLJ Companies Adds Partners in Haiti Housing Project

Thousands of jobs will be created if project is approved

Bob Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, Wednesday announced that Royal Caribbean Cruises…

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RLJ Companies to Bring Jobs, Build Homes in Haiti

Firms using technology to build structures resistant to earthquakes

RLJ Companies announced Monday that it will team up with manufacturing company Global Building Solutions…

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Talking Points: Stock Market Rise & Fall After Inaugural Years

Stocks, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, posted a gain of 23.5% in the…

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Black farmers settlement; education enforcement; another jobs bill; aid for Haiti

National Black Farmers Association President John Boyd, Jr. fears that Capitol Hill lawmakers won’t meet…

By Joyce Jones

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150,000 Haiti Quake Victims Buried, Gov’t Says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The truckers filling Haiti’s mass graves with bodies reported ever higher…

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Haiti Elderly Receive Some Medical Care, Need Food

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Relief groups brought doctors and medication to the ruins of a…

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Haiti Gov’t Says 150K Bodies Recovered In Capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The confirmed death toll from Haiti’s devastating earthquake has topped 150,000…

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As Haiti Mourns, Quake Survivor Found In Rubble

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A man buried for 11 days in the wreckage of Haiti’s…

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U.N.: Haiti Government Calls Off Search And Rescue

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s government has declared the search and rescue phase for survivors…

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Haitians Mourn As Rescuers Find Another In Rubble

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds gathered for the funeral of the archbishop of Haiti’s stricken…

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Rescues Adds Glimmer Of Hope To Haiti’s Grief

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two people emerged from beneath the rubble of the stricken Haiti…

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10 Days After Quake, 2 Rescued From Haiti Rubble

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An Israeli search team pulled a severely dehydrated 21-year-old man from…

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Doctor Says 69-year-old Haitian Woman Pulled Alive From Rubble 10 Days After Earthquake, CB

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Doctor says 69-year-old Haitian woman pulled alive from rubble 10 days…

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Quake Relief: The Culture Of Now V. The Real World

More than a week after an earthquake leveled swaths of the Haitian capital, the recriminations…

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Survivors Flee Haiti Capital; Buried Still Saved

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — By boat or by bus, by bicycle and on foot along…

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10 Days After Quake, Israelis Rescue Man In Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An Israeli search team has pulled a 22-year-man from the rubble…

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Many Flee Haiti Capital, Govt Plans Tent Cities

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians are fleeing their quake-ravaged capital by the hundreds of thousands,…

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Haiti Relocating Homeless, Port Repairs Needed

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian officials are planning a massive relocation of 400,000 people from…

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A Look At Foreign Quake Aid For Haiti

Governments have pledged nearly $1 billion in aid to Haiti, according to an Associated Press…

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In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, New York City Archbishop Timothy Dolan greets exiting congregation…

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Reverend Dessier Predelus

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, Reverend Dessier Predelus, right, leads the congregation in prayer…

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Innocent Valsaint

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, Haitian-born Innocent Valsaint, left, and his family attend a…

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In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, congregation members pray during a Mass in Spring Valley,…

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In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, Haitian-born LaRosie Roc sings during a Mass in Spring…

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What to Know Before You Donate to Haitian Relief

There�s nothing charitable about getting scammed

Before you give to any organizations, here are a couple of tips to help you…

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Senate Votes For Faster Tax Breaks For Haiti Gifts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers will be able to write off charitable donations to Haiti earthquake…

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Rihanna To Perform ‘Stranded’ In Haiti Telethon

OSLO (AP) — Rihanna says she will perform a new song called “Stranded” with rapper…

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Time Warner Cable Offering Free Calls To Haiti

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. is letting its customers call Haiti for…

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Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; DiCaprio Gives $1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday’s multi-network…

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Be Part of the Haitian Relief Effort

How to find family and where you can give

Where to send donations to help the earthquake-ravaged Port-au-Prince region of Haiti.

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Backtalk with Wyclef Jean

Growing up in Croix-de-Bouquets, Haiti, until the age of 9, Wyclef Jean’s music often sheds…

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Haiti Competes for Grant to Tackle Deforestation

Celebrities join cause to improve Haiti's environment

With less than two weeks until voting ends for the fifth annual BBC World Challenge…

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