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Uber Pays Hackers $100,000 Not to Snitch

Uber executives then tried to cover up the fact that they paid a ransom by…

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Rev. Jamie Johnson

U.S. Government Official Says Blacks Turned Cities Into ‘Slums’ with ‘Laziness, Drug Use, and Sexual Promiscuity’

Homeland Security's head of community outreach has a history of making racist and Islamophobic remarks

Rev. Jamie Johnson, who directs outreach to neighborhoods and faith communities for DHS, reportedly called…

By Selena Hill

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27 Things White People Should Never, Ever Say to Their Black Co-Workers

White people in the workplace—Just don't

We asked our audience to post across Black Enterprise’s social media accounts things white people…

By Samara Lynn

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As If We Didn’t Have Enough To Deal With, Black Executives Demoted More

Research shows that African American professionals are lagging behind when it comes to promotions and pay

Research shows that black executives lag behind when it comes to promotions and pay, and…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Singer Andra Day Channels Billie Holiday in Google Racial Justice Effort

The search engine company expands its social justice mission

On Wednesday, Google launched Andra Day’s cover of Billie Holiday’s classic song about the lynching…

By Samara Lynn

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10 Campuses Selected as Sites for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Centers

Their purpose is to effect change by breaking down hierarchy based on race

“But the overarching goal is to jettison a belief in a hierarchy of human value,”…

By Robin White Goode

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Six Things Black People Should Always Hold Valuable

The author expresses his opinion on what we should hold dear in the aftermath of Charlottesville

For having a Black Expo and valuing black businesses and black people, we are called…

By Jerome D. Love

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How to Stay Focused in a World of Political Distractions

Political upheaval; civil unrest; how is anyone supposed to get any work done?

Almost everyone has an opinion about the current political and social climates in the nation.…

By Kandia Johnson

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America Is Better Than This

Our refusal to compromise may pose the biggest threat to the American experiment since the Civil War.

America is better than this. As long as we insist on choosing sides we will…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Danny Glover (Image: Airbnb, Inc.)

Danny Glover Becomes an Official Adviser for Airbnb

Airbnb welcomes the actor as part of its efforts to engage communities of color

Glover has met several of the hosts and expresses that there is a lot of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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JPMorgan Chase Plunks Down $2 Million to Fight Racism after Charlottesville

JP Morgan Chase CEO has no issue taking a public stance against Trump's remarks

Jamie Dimon, CEO, JPMorgan, publicly and vociferously criticized President Trump’s reaction to the discord in…

By Samara Lynn

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7 Leading Companies Combating Racism Post Charlottesville

Google, PayPal, and Spotify are taking a stance to combat white supremacy in wake of the deadly Charlottesville tragedy

Here’s a list of 7 prominent corporations that have joined the #Resistance movement to combat…

By Selena Hill

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black people

Black People in Racist Work Environments: Sellouts or Changing Perspectives?

Inclusion and diversity are constantly being pushed in many industries, but what happens when black people are actually there? Does it make a difference?

Black Enterprise spoke exclusively to a group of politically diverse black professionals, including Fox News…

By Selena Hill

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Don’t Leave Children Behind in Charlottesville

"It's significantly important to coach our young people through this," says New York-based history teacher

Educator says teachers should turn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, into a teachable moment about…

By Selena Hill

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Blackballing of Kaepernick May End My 50-Year Love Affair With the NFL

It makes no sense for quarterback Kaepernick to be unemployed by the NFL

Kaepernick being blackballed by league owners may end my 50-year love affair with the sport,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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High-Fashion Brand Unapologetically Appropriates #BlackLivesMatter

Even after getting called out by Black Twitter, luxury brand Ports 1961 says it stands by its "Every Color Matters" merchandise

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

By Selena Hill

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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…

By Selena Hill

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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…

By Selena Hill

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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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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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