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gun control

Gun Control Advocacy or Political Theatrics

Advancing the gun control debate or partisan political theater?

In the wake of the shooting rampage in Orlando, Florida, Democrats have sought to renew…

By John Burnett

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U.K. Leaves EU: What You Need to Know About Brexit

The U.K.'s decision has plunged the global economy into a tailspin, sending the pound plummeting while right-wing nationalists celebrate

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, with 52% voting Leave and…

By Hailey Wallace

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Common

Common Brings NOLA Flavor to Chicago for the Park Exchange Series

The event will featured full jazz music bands, dancing, and more

On Saturday, June 11, Oscar and Grammy-winning artist Common, the National Park Foundation, and the National…

By Cristie Leondis

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Digital Snapshot

Our first digital snapshot featuring the month's best stories

Here’s a digital snapshot of African American cannabis entrepreneurs and what they’ve been doing, breaking…

By Maryann Reid

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Bernie Sanders Picks Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West for DNC Platform Committee

Sanders' selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive policies at the Democratic convention

Sanders’ selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive…

By Hailey Wallace

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Eric Holder to Join Board of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to join the organization's National Board of Directors

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to…

By Hailey Wallace

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Rep. John Conyers and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Call For More Diversity at Federal Reserve Bank

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen, calling for more diversity

Last week Rep. John Conyers and Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair,…

By Hailey Wallace

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[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘I don’t want to live in a Donald Trump America’

Here's Part III of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God

Here’s Part III of BlackEnterprise.com’s exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

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Trump Picked a White Supremacist to be a Delegate

Donald Trump's campaign selected a well-known white nationalist to serve as a California delegate

Donald Trump picked a white supremacist. His campaign selected the well-known nationalist to serve…

By Hailey Wallace

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West Point

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…

By Hailey Wallace

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Mother of Tamir Rice: ‘Racism is a Disease’

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote address at Kent State's annual commemoration of the 1970 shootings

Samaria Rice discusses justice for Tamir, racism, and the need for unity in her keynote…

By Hailey Wallace

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(Full Transcript) President Obama’s Howard Commencement Speech

Full transcript of President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Check out the full transcript of President Obama’s Howard Commencement remarks at the University’s 2016…

By Hailey Wallace

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Charles Koch To Skip Convention, ‘Possibly’ Back Hillary

The billionaire conservative donor is already over this year's election

On Sunday billionaire conservative donor, Charles Koch, discussed his plans to skip his own party’s…

By Hailey Wallace

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Kobe’s Final Farewell vs. Golden State’s Bull Hunting

Which historical NBA event will you be watching tonight?

Tonight will be one of the most celebrated and historic regular season evenings in NBA…

By Black Enterprise

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BET Acquires ‘Soul Train’ Franchise With Hopes To Preserve Legacy

Find out why BET Networks recently acquired the 'Soul Train' franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies

Learn how BET Networks recently acquired the ‘Soul Train’ franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron…

By Cristie Leondis

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

By Cristie Leondis

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On World Water Day, Here are Three U.S. Cities Fighting for Freshwater

Jackson, MS; Newark, NJ; and Philadelphia - three major U.S. cities that cannot guarantee lead-free water

World Water Day is an annual event designed to call attention to the importance of…

By Hailey Wallace

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Michael Jackson’s Estate Reaps $750 Million in Sony Venture Exit

The deal would give Sony control over the rights to almost 4 million songs

On Monday, March 14, Sony Corp. agreed to purchase Michael Jackson’s stake in a jointly…

By Cristie Leondis

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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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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

By Cristie Leondis

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