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O.J., Race, and Murder: The Untold Story of an American Hero and Villain

The following was written by Selena Hill:
I was initially apprehensive about watching the first three…

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Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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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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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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

By Samara Lynn

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Watch Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio’s Awkward ‘C.P. Time’ Joke

Clinton and de Blasio are being criticized for making a joke some deem racially insensitive

Here’s that video of Hillary Clinton and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio making everyone uncomfortable…

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

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Black Protestor Viciously Assaulted at Trump Rally

Rakeem Jones, 26, was sucker-punched in the face by a white Trump supporter at a rally

On Wednesday, a black man was brutally assaulted by a Donald Trump supporter at a…

By Hailey Wallace

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

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[OP-ED] How Hillary Will Break Barriers For African American Financial Health

Clinton understands that all families need a strong financial foundation to achieve their dreams—and she wants to help them build it

This wealth gap is affecting African American financial health. Here is an op-ed on how…

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

By Cristie Leondis

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[Op Ed] Race and Loathing in South Carolina Presidential Primaries

Why the stakes are so high for the GOP and Democrats

Known for its rough-and-tumble politics, the pivotal GOP and Democratic presidential primaries, respectively, show two…

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Whenever most people think about the Academy Awards, it’s the actors, actresses and directors that often come to mind first. (Congratulations to Octavia Spencer on joining the short list of African American Oscar winners during the 84th Annual Academy Awards.) However, there are dozens of other categories that highlight the hard work of Hollywood’s behind-the-scenes players. For instance, the categories of Best Original Song and Best Original Score feature several African American winners. Here are seven oftentimes forgotten names from the world of music on the list of African American winners. —Darralynn Hutson

[Op-Ed] The Academy Awards and Diversity

The check-the-box mentality is all too common in many aspects of business

The racial and ethnic composition of the Academy does not reflect the American movie going…

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How Many Protests Will It Take to Finally Diversify Our Campuses?

Too many college campuses fail to embrace diversity

Protests have erupted on predominantly white college campuses across the nation, as students express their…

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The 2016 ABFF Awards: Black Hollywood at its Finest

Hundreds of notables in black film and television turned out for the event

It was a night of inspiration and uplift as hundreds of stars from Hollywood gathered…

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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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SAG Awards: Diversity is All the Buzz

During the toast, actor Idris Elba announced, "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV."

While the casts of ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Downton Abbey’ won the top awards, the topic of…

By Cristie Leondis

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The Birth of Nate’s Nation

How actor and activist Nate Parker plans to televise the revolution

With only a few short days left at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, actor and…

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[WATCH] How Do You Feel About the Word ‘Diversity?’

Black Enterprise employees explore and share their own definition

With #OscarsSoWhite trending so heavily, it left us wondering: How do you feel about the…

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