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Free Data Benefits Minority and Low-Income Communities

Any proposal to ban free data runs counter to the goal of expanding access to the internet

Written by Barrington Salmon
There seems to be a major policy disagreement building in the tech…

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Obama at Howard: Best Moments

The best moments from President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 commencement ceremony

The best moments from President Obama at Howard University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

By Hailey Wallace

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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…

By Hailey Wallace

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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…

By Hailey Wallace

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[Recap] FLOTUS Celebrates International Women’s Day by Contributing to Graffiti Mural

FLOTUS celebrates International Women's Day & Let's Girl Learn anniversary by contributing to Graffiti mural

According to the Whitehouse, FLOTUS viewed murals that were painted live during the event by…

By Kandia Johnson

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

By Samara Lynn

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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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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.

By Courtney Connley

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Top 4 Moments From Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Best friend Biden, the Osama moment, and The Dress

Republicans have spent the last eight years pushing a narrative that casts President Obama as…

By Hailey Wallace

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President Obama Makes Good on Promise to Help Americans Save for Retirement

Free myRA retirement accounts launch nationwide

“myRA is designed to remove common barriers to saving, and give people an easy way…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the audience during the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

[WATCH] President Obama Closes Out CBC Week With Rousing Speech Honoring Black Women

"All of us are the beneficiaries of strong black women."

The president acknowledged black women at the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

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Free Community College: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Maybe not, educators say

Community college educators cool to the idea of free community college.

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BE Exclusive: Third World Band’s Cat Coore on Obama’s Visit to Jamaica

The son of late Deputy Prime Minister David Coore talks economics, politics, and music

The son of late Deputy Prime Minister David Coore talks economics, politics, and music.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Reports: Sports Arenas Not Necessarily A Win for Urban Development

President Obama's 2016 budget sheds light on lack of economic benefit

President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal to repeal the tax-exemption on bonds to build sports facilities…

By Sakina Spruell

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Eric Holder to Hold Roundtable Meetings in Five Cities

The Attorney General plans to visit five more cities to encourage community.

Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit five more cities as part of the justice…

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Ben Carson Kicking Off 2016 Presidential Run

Retired pediatric neurosurgeon to release 40-minute video campaign ad

Retired pediatric neurosurgeon set to release 40-minute video campaign ad for 2016 presidential election.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Maryland Voters Walk Out On President Obama

"Steady stream" of people head for exit while President rallies for Anthony Brown

President Obama making a rare appearance to support Maryland democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown just…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge

President Obama challenges local communities to support My Brother's Keeper initiative

The Obama administration announces the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge in an effort to get…

By Courtney Connley

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Carla A. Harris to Inspire Female Leaders at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Carla A. Harris prepares to empower Women of Power attendees

Obama’s Appointed Women’s Business Chair, Carla A. Harris, Prepares to Empower at the Women of…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Investing in Africa

(Exclusive) Spotlight On Africa: How African American Entrepreneurs Can Engage (Part 2)

Valerie Jarrett and African leaders weigh in on millennials investing in Africa

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The U.S.-Africa Summit, the largest ever contingent of African heads-of-State assembled in Washington, D.C., wrapped…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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