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#BlackLivesMatter

High-Fashion Brand Unapologetically Appropriates #BlackLivesMatter

Pieces from the clothing line’s Spring 2018 collection have been the subject of criticism following…

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Bill Maher

BE Heard: Dear Black People: Stop Defending Bill Maher

Black Enterprise's Digital Manager Selena Hill on why Maher's use of the slur should be criticized

Black Enterprise asked our Instagram followers if Bill Maher should be fired for using the…

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LeBron

LeBron James and the National Museum of African American History and Culture as Targets of Hate Crimes

A recent surge of high-profile hate crimes underscores the prevalence of racism in America

“We got a long way to go for us as a society and for us…

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week

Has Racism in the Workplace Increased Since Donald Trump Became President? This Black Executive Notices a Difference

Sheree Franklin answers a letter from a man that has noticed the shift in the attitudes and behaviors of his white peers while in professional settings since the election of President Trump

Following the election of President Trump, increased racial tension could be felt across the U.S.…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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wealth gap

Can Black Entrepreneurship Close the Black-White Wealth Gap?

A new AEO report suggests that black entrepreneurship may be solution to slashing racial wealth divide in our country

For decades, a wealth gap has persisted between blacks and whites. However, a new report…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Jordan Peel

Jordan Peele Announced as CinemaCon Director of the Year

The accolades keep coming for Peele, the writer and director behind 'Get Out'

In addition to making history with his breakout smash “Get Out,” writer and director Jordan…

By Selena Hill

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Ben Carson

Ben Carson Confuses Slaves for ‘Immigrants’

Another major gaffe on race from the Trump administration

On Monday, Ben Carson referred to African slaves brought to American as “immigrants” who were…

By Selena Hill

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black

I Found Racism In A Country That’s 98% Black

Because white supremacy seems to exist in every corner of the world

During our program in Ghana, I watched as he came face to face with a…

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Workplace discrimination

Ask Sheree: How to React to Racially Insensitive Issues at Work

Here's how to best manage your emotions and respond while at work, when put on the spot to address sensitive subjects related to your personal cultural, political, and spiritual beliefs

Here’s how to respond when you feel singled out, uncomfortable or unsure of your emotional…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Ignored

Ask Sheree: How to Cope When Being Ignored at Work

I am a person of color and my ideas are frequently ignored at work. What should I do?

It is not unusual for minorities to feel they have to prove their worth on…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Santa Claus

Sorry, America, Santa Claus Isn’t White

Want to know what Santa really looked like?

The jolly old mythical man in a red suit we know as Santa Claus actually…

By Selena Hill

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dylann roof

Jury Convicts Infamous Racist Killer Dylann Roof on All Charges

Justice has been served

Dylann Roof, the notorious killer who confessed to fatally shooting nine black church members, was…

By Selena Hill

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Ask Sheree: How to Deal With Racist Coworkers

Four strategies to help you rise above racism in the workplace

Many people experience the daily hurt and sting of racism both professionally and personally. However,…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Trump Presidency

Yes, He Is Our President: Now Let’s Fight, Organize and Protect Our Interests

We may have lost the battle for freedom, equality, and love on Election Day, but the war is not over

The best way to fight the system is to get involved: join an organization, help…

By Selena Hill

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Sheree Franklin-Hill

Are Minorities Too Hard on Each Other?

As people of color, we can be very critical and judgemental of each other

In the midst of all the racial challenges we face as people of color, sometimes…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Doctor

Second Female Doctor of Color Reveals Discrimination on Delta Flight

The incidents involving the curt dismissal of two black, female doctors, who were offering aid to ill passengers, by Delta staff just goes to show that prejudice doesn’t discriminate based on profession

Another black female doctor has accused a Delta airline staff of discrimination after she tried…

By Selena Hill

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

By Samara Lynn

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police shooting

Therapist Tries to Soothe Patient While Cops Open Fire

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with his arms in the air, as police open fire on him

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with…

By Hailey Wallace

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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