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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 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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Obama Makes History Again: First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima

President Obama will make history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, the site of an American-inflicted nuclear attack that left an estimated 140,000 people dead

President Obama made history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

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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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State Department: Clinton Violated Email Policy

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply with regulations set out in the Federal Records Act

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply…

By Hailey Wallace

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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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Rep. Elijah Cummings Appointed Chair of Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the Democratic Party, and will most likely serve as a mediator between Clinton and Sanders committee members

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the…

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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…

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Donald Trump Actually Wanted a Black vs. White Apprentice 

In 2005, Trump floated the idea of a race-driven season of The Apprentice

On Thursday Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins reminded everyone about that time Donald Trump thought it would…

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[OP-ED] Dear Senator Bernie Sanders…Enough!

An open letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sir, enough is enough. It’s time for the progressives to unite and prepare for possibly…

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Rep. Clyburn Accuses GOP of ‘Political Opportunism’

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's executive order to restore voting rights to over 200,000 people with prior felony convictions

On a DNC press call, Rep. Clyburn criticized GOP attacks on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive…

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Senate Hopeful, Kamala Harris, Releases First TV Ads

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her campaign to take California's open Senate seat.

On Friday California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, released the first TV ads of her…

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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,…

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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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George Zimmerman Attempts to Auction Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

Although the listing was quickly taken down, Zimmerman’s actions have caused an uproar

Although the listing was quickly taken down, George Zimmerman and his actions have caused an…

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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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London’s First Muslim Mayor Rejects Trump’s ‘Exception’ to Proposed Ban on Muslims

London's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an "exception" to Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the US

London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, dismissed the possibility of accepting an “exception” to Trump’s…

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…

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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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