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This BE 100s Executive Could Be Up Against Kid Rock for Michigan Senate Seat

“John James has filed a committee with the FEC and is exploring a run for…

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Butler College Prep

Betsy DeVos – Will What Happened in Michigan Happen in New York?

Providing oversight is a key to success, charter school principal says

Betsy DeVos has been U.S. Education Secretary for little more than a week, yet concerns…

By Robin White Goode

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Detroit

Exclusive: Why I Am Running For Mayor Of Detroit While Still In College

MSU student Myya D. Jones explains why she's running for office

A rundown of what Myya D. Jones, a student at Michigan State University, stands for,…

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Flint

Flint Residents Not Convinced By New Report That Says Water is Safer

Flint residents are weary of the new government report

A new report indicates that the water system in Flint, Michigan, no longer contains excess…

By Selena Hill

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Flint Sees Record-Breaking Voter Turnout, Polls to Run Out of Ballots

City officials point to the Flint water crisis as reason for the massive increase in voter turnout for last Tuesday night's primary

On Tuesday night, Flint residents came out in droves to cast their votes for the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Isaiah Kasoga - Young, Gifted and Black series

Young, Gifted and Black: High IQ 6-Year-Old Suspended Twice

There's more to giftedness than just being smart

The fourth in the Young, Gifted and Black series, this article tells the story of…

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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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BE_President Obama

President Obama Gives $80 Million to Flint Water Crisis

Obama calls the crisis an "inexcusable" situation

The federal government gives $80 million to Michigan to help with the Flint water crisis.

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5 Ways You Can Help the Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Resources for volunteering and donating to Flint

Resources for Flint, Michigan residents and outside citizens who want to help solve the cities…

By Courtney Connley

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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Are Turnaround Districts the Answer for America’s Worst Schools?

State-run school districts get mixed results

Turnaround school districts in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana are meeting head-on the difficult work of…

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Renisha McBride Case: Top Twitter Highlights

Theodore Wafer on trial after shooting woman who needed help

Witness on the stand during manslaughter trial discusses the shotgun used to kill 19-year-old Renisha…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Yeatise Gaines

High School Helps Dying Teen’s Biggest Dream Become a Reality

Michigan teen gets high school graduation dream

Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan granted terminally ill student Yeatise Gaines with dream graduation

By Courtney Connley

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nuclear option

Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban Upheld by The Supreme Court

Judges vote 8-7 in historic ruling

Proving, once again, the bi-partisan mindset in government today

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chrysler Group Hosts Michigan Matchmaking Event to Cultivate Growth in Small Businesses

More than 2,500 applications were submitted for participation by Michigan businesses

Chrysler Group opened its doors to host an event matching its own business needs and…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Flavor Flav’s Chicken And Ribs Restaurant Facing Eviction

Landlord states that the reality TV star hasn't made any payments since November

Flavor claims he will take care of the mess

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Hip-Hop Entrepreneur Vaughan Taylor Merges Music and Tech with Air Playd

From the music biz to digital, this entrepreneur talks ins and outs of web-based venture

Michigan native and current St. Louis resident Vaughan Taylor is bringing something brand new to…

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Michigan On Cusp of Decision in Labor Dispute

Could this move be the death knell to unions nationwide?

Labor union power in Michigan may be limited — permanently.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Michigan to Give Money to Early High School Graduates

Will new strategy energize students to perform?

A new approach to rewarding students is in bloom in Michigan.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Court Strike’s Down Michigan’s Ban on Using Race in College Admissions

Justices said the ban violated the rights of minority applicants

A Michigan appeals court invalidated a ballot measure that prohibited colleges and universities there from…

By Laurence Afums

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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