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Candidate Watch, Jan. 6, 2016

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

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[DC Report] Obama Unveils New Gun Control Plan

The POTUS has vowed to take executive action to expand gun control laws

President Barack Obama has just unveiled his new gun control plan, promising to take unprecedented…

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GOP Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Visits Black Enterprise Today

The retired neurosurgeon stops by to talk about his candidacy

This internal campaign chaos, combined with Carson’s steep decline in the polls would allow one…

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John King Jr. applauds outgoing education secretary Arne Duncan

John King Jr. Ready to Succeed Arne Duncan as Secretary of Education

He’s optimistic about ESSA and the power of school to help kids in need

Jan.1, John King assumes the role of Acting Secretary of the Department of Education, succeeding…

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Lindsey Graham Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

The three-term senator from South Carolina posted a YouTube video announcing the end of his campaign

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas HBCU

Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S.

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from…

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Candidate Watch-Dec. 16, 2015

[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia References Theory That Doesn’t Hold Water

Attend the most competitive school you can, evidence says

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during Fisher v. Texas referenced the discredited mismatch theory that…

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Felicidades! Afro-Mexicans Now Recognized in Country’s Census

Activists: Effort is small yet vital win in fight against discrimination and neglect

Afro-Mexicans are now rejoicing in a win that offers a bit of relief in their…

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[WATCH] Heckling Leads to Scuffle at Trump Rally in Vegas

Protesters voice opinions and are escorted out to shouts that include Nazi-era salute

Donald Trump held a rally in Las Vegas on Monday, the eve of the last…

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Charles Barkley Calls CNN the ‘Fox News for the Republicans’ and Slams Donald Trump

Barkley says CNN has done an "awful job" with covering election

During a TNT halftime report, former NBA player Charles Barkley gave his thoughts about Donald…

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[Op-Ed] Why Rep. Scalise’s Inclusion at CBC 13th Amendment Event Was More Than Questionable

With racial scandals, take note of his controversial decisions on equality

Rep. Steve Scalise inclusion in the speaker lineup for the CBC’s 13th amendment commemoration event…

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13th Amendment Anniversary: President Obama Discusses Bigotry Today

Nod at Trump's anti-Muslim comments inferred but White House confirms it's not direct response

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the 13th amendment, and President Obama spoke at a…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

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[EXCLUSIVE] Bernie Sanders Press Secretary Responds to ISIS Comment Backlash

CNN reporter's interpretation of Symone Sanders comments invokes political firestorm

Symone Sanders, national press secretary for Bernie Sander’s presidential campaign, gave Black Enterprise the exclusive…

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[Op-Ed] The Problem With the ‘Stump for Trump’ Girls

Two black-women-gone-viral are far from funny---they're dangerous

“Stump for Trump Girls,” are being touted as proof that Trump enjoys some semblance of…

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[RECAP] Black Enterprise Candidate Watch – Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

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[WATCH] Bernie Sanders’ Press Secretary Talks Black Lives Matter Movement and Advice to Young Voters

How Symone Sanders plans to move Sen. Sanders' campaign forward

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new press secretary, Symone Sanders, talks about her early start in politics,…

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Black Activists Demand Chicago Mayor and Police Superintendent Removal

The shutdown of stores along Magnificent Mile cost businesses post-holiday sales

Activists point to actions of the Chicago police and mayor, alleging that there has been…

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