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Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dead at 78

Leader triumphed over drug scandal and served communities for decades

According to reports, former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry has died. He was 78 years…

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Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Hosts 2014 Global Automotive Summit

Event celebrate 15 years of advocating for diversity in the industry

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push hosts 15th annual Global Automotive Summit in Detroit.

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[EXCLUSIVE] John Rogers & Charles Tribbett Talk the Value of Black Corporate Directors

How efforts set stage for development of more innovative, competitive companies

John Rogers and Charles Tribbett share how black board participation helps drive the advancement of…

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Black Enterprise Entepreneurs Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo Kicks Off Wednesday

The Small Business renaissance begins in Columbus, Ohio tomorrow when the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference…

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Why You Should Care: BE Enterpreneurs Conference, NATL Small Business Week Share Week

America's progress driven by pioneers who take risks, and work hard

The National Small Business Week and the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference will be in…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Rev. Jesse Jackson to be Honored at Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Don Jackson, Chairman and CEO Central City Production will be presented with the Trailblazer Award

Reverend Jackson has been called the “Conscience of the Nation” and “the Great Unifier,” challenging…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson is using HP's annual meeting to highlight the lack of diversity in the tech community.

Jesse Jackson Targets Silicon Valley’s Poor Diversity Record

Rev. Jackson wants to make companies like Apple and HP address the diversity issue in the tech community.

Rev. Jesse Jackson is using HP's annual meeting to highlight the lack of diversity in…

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Rainbow PUSH Calls for More Black Auto Dealers, Suppliers

Rainbow PUSH Coalition leaders Wednesday urged automakers to add more African-American automotive dealers and African-American suppliers

The push is on for more automotive companies to make diversity a priority

By C. Daniel Baker

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Used Campaign Funds for Rolex, Furs; Faces Federal Charges

Former congressman could be facing jail time

Jesse Jackson Jr. is facing serious charges.

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Historic Black Enterprise Covers: Jesse Jackson’s Rise, Nov 1983

Check out one of our historic Black Enterprise Magazine covers which focuses on the rise of Jesse Jackson.

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Jesse Jackson Urges Obama to Come to Chicago

Jackson says Obama visit necessary

Rev. Jesse Jackson thinks federal intervention is needed in Chicago to combat gang-violence.

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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. May Resign from Congress

The Congressman could go to jail for misuse of campaign funds

Jesse Jackson Jr., is now in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice for a…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Would Jesse Jackson Have Been a Better Black President than Obama?

Raynard Jackson takes a critical look at why Obama’s rise was historic, but not transformational for the Black community

Before Barack Obama there was Jesse Jackson. Here’s a look at the lasting impact Jesse…

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Opinion: Did Black America Turn Its Back on Roland Martin?

Culture critic Raynard Jackson chimes in on GLAAD's calling for the CNN personality's dismissal for controversial tweets

After CNN personality Roland Martin’s homophobic tweets, GLAAD asked for his firing, critics feel Black…

By Raynard Jackson

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In the News: Shaquille O’Neal Announces Retirement; Clarice Taylor Dies at 93; Ernestine Shepherd Makes Bodybuilding History

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Shaquille O’Neal Announces Retirement

After four championship rings,…

By Janel Martinez

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For-Profit Educational Institutions Under Fire

Supporters say they provide unprecedented access to minorities; others caution buyers to beware

The for-profit education sector is a multi-billion dollar industry. In 2009, students attending for-profit institutions…

By Joyce Jones

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I Don’t Know What To Say…What Would Pop-Pop Think?

Sen. Barack Obama is officially the Democratic Party nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America

Is this really happening? Did I just witness Sen. Hillary Clinton move to nominate Sen.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Shake-ups, pundit rake-ups rouse flip-flop blame

Last week should have marked a new beginning for the Republican presumptive presidential nominee Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama: Standing on Their Shoulders

A look back at the foundation laid for Barack Obama's candidacy

While America relished in the historic moment of Sen. Barack Obama’s triumph over Sen. Hillary…

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Pt 2

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy on the 40th commemoration of his…

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Pt 1

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy on the 40th commemoration of his…

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Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson on Black Leadership

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson talks about black leadership and a wave of younger people…

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