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Elijah Cummings

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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kamala harris

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…

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Zimmerman

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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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…

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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.

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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…

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Charlamagne

[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘Hillary Wasn’t Pandering With Hot Sauce Comment’

As promised, here's Part II of BlackEnterprise.com's exclusive interview with Respect My Vote! spokesperson, Charlamagne Tha God.

BlackEnterprise.com asks Charlamagne about the infamous Hillary Clinton hot-sauce incident.

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OP-ED: Ban the Box for Better Health

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must "ban the box"

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on why we must ban the…

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Charlamagne

[EXCLUSIVE] Charlamagne: ‘The Soul of the Country is at Stake’

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote! celebrity spokesperson, and his thoughts on the election so far

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Charlamagne to talk about his role as the Respect My Vote!…

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Correspondents' Dinner

Obama’s Best Jokes From His Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

A roundup of President Obama's funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents' Dinner

A roundup of President Obama’s funniest jokes from his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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Reactions to Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Here's what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama's final White House Correspondents' Dinner

Here’s what people had to say about Larry Wilmore dropping the n-word at President Obama’s…

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Charles Koch To Skip Convention, ‘Possibly’ Back Hillary

The billionaire conservative donor is already over this year's election

On Sunday billionaire conservative donor, Charles Koch, discussed his plans to skip his own party’s…

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Rep. Donna Edwards Could Make History Today

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards wins today's primary, she will be only the second black woman elected to Senate.

Today the voters of Maryland have the chance to make history. If Donna Edwards…

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