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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…

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Hip Hop Caucus Founder, Rev. Yearwood Launches Respect My Vote!

BE Politics caught up with Hip Hop Caucus Founder and CEO, Rev. Lennox Yearwood to discuss the launch of Respect My Vote!

BE Politics caught up with Hip-Hop Caucus founder and CEO, Rev. Yearwood to discuss the…

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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…

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BREAKING: Obama Speaks on Brussels Attacks

Speaking from Cuba, President Obama addressed the Tuesday morning attacks in Brussels

During a speech to the Cuban people at the Gran Teatro de la Havana, President…

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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…

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GOP Refusing to Allow Hearing for Obama’s SCOTUS Pick, Merrick Garland

After praising the Obama SCOTUS pick during his nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court, the same GOP leaders are now trying to block Merrick Garland

After weeks of speculation, President Obama has nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge, Merrick Garland, to…

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Ohio Governor and 2016 GOP presidential candidate John Kasich

A Conversation With John Kasich

BE Politics caught up with the GOP presidential candidate to talk criminal justice reform, black small business, healthcare, and more

John Kasich, the two-term current governor of Ohio, has built his campaign on a message…

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How the Presidential Candidates Are Reacting to the Violence at Trump’s Rallies

We rounded up statements from the current presidential candidates so you know exactly where they stand on the violence

Reactions to the disturbing incidents of violence at Donald Trump’s rallies have pouring in from…

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Voter Demographics for FL, NC, OH, IL and MO

A look at the racial and ethnic compositions of the states holding March 15 primaries

Here’s a look at the voter demographics of the states holding March 15 primaries.

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Ben Carson Endorses Donald Trump

At a press conference held at the Trump-owned Mar-A-Lago resort, Carson threw his support behind his former rival for the GOP nomination

On Friday, former presidential candidate Ben Carson formally endorsed Donald Trump for the GOP presidential…

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Black Protestor Viciously Assaulted at Trump Rally

Rakeem Jones, 26, was sucker-punched in the face by a white Trump supporter at a rally

On Wednesday, a black man was brutally assaulted by a Donald Trump supporter at a…

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Dalai Lama on Trump: ‘That’s your business’

The Dalai Lama offered up an amusing answer to a question on Trump posed by ABC News

The Dalai Lama offered up an amusing answer to a question on Trump posed by…

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Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s Univision Democratic Debate in Miami

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will go head-to-head at tonight's Democratic debate in Miami

Tonight Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will meet in Miami to face off for the…

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Colin Powell: There’s a Level of Intolerance in Some Parts of the Republican Party

Former Secretary of State, Colin Powell, speaks on Nancy Reagan, intolerance within his party, and the reality show that is the GOP primary

Gen. Colin Powell, the first black Secretary of State, and former chairman of the Joint…

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The #FreeChrisChristie Tweets You Need to See

A roundup of this week’s funniest #FreeChrisChristie tweets

Last week, Chris Christie left the country speechless with his endorsement of Donald Trump. Here’s…

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Hillary Clinton Holds Super Tuesday Victory Rally in NYC

Fresh off her Super Tuesday victories, Clinton reaffirmed her commitment to the labor movement while taking on Trump

Addressing Republican efforts to weaken unions, Clinton promised attendees that she would continue to advocate…

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Ben Carson Doesn’t See “Political Path Forward”

On Wednesday, Carson signaled he would be abandoning his campaign for the Republican nomination

After a dismal Super Tuesday performance, it seems the end has come for the Ben…

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For Clinton and Sanders, Nomination May Be All Over But the Shouting After Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday analysis from a Democratic insider

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can expect a very good day on Super Tuesday…

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GOP Super Tuesday for Some and Possibly Super Doomsday for Others

Super Tuesday analysis from a GOP insider

The stage is set for the GOP Super Tuesday primaries, with polls showing Trump’s commanding…

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DNC Discusses Supreme Court Controversy, Voting Rights

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, CBC Chair G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Judy Chu take on GOP "obstructionism"

The hyper-partisan battle between the GOP and Democratic parties. over the nomination of a Supreme…

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