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Entrepreneurs and ‘Black Lives Matter’

Tips for joining the conversation via your social media platform

Being an entrepreneur is a very tenuous business. We are disruptors of sorts. However, as…

By Ella Rucker

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Who Is Burning Black Churches?

Recent wave of 'suspicious' black church burnings recall nations dark past

Another historic black church has burned down in the South, as the investigations continue into…

By Michael Tolbert

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‘Anonymously Ask a Black Person’ Site Returns

Developer, Wayne Sutton, talks barriers in tech

Tech expert, Wayne Sutton, created a site, marketed to non-whites, in an effort to stop…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 2

Why economic distress fuels violence

Alana Chavez says feelings of being overwhelmed by economic distress and disaster prevent people from…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Senators Call Investigation Into Discriminatory Housing In Minority Communities

Group of senators pen letter to regulatory housing agencies

“The findings of NFHA’s report are troubling at best, and at worst, indicate illegal discrimination…

By Michael Tolbert

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Should More Black Children Be Getting Special Education Services?

Black children 1.4 times more likely to receive services

The writers assert that more black children need special ed services although they are already…

By Robin White Goode

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Political Response

The Civil War era symbol reemerges in political discussion

Several southern politicians have already set in motion the disassociation of their state and the…

By Michael Tolbert

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[OPINION] Rachel Dolezal and Caitlyn Jenner: Transracial vs. Transgender

Why 'feeling' black isn’t being black

People who describe former president of the Spokane NAACP chapter, Rachel Dolezal’s, misrepresentation of herself…

By Black Enterprise

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President Obama Uses N-Word, Says America is ‘Not Cured’ of Racism

Obama discusses racism and gun control with comedian Marc Maron

President Obama uses the n-word to make his point about racism in America.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH]President Obama on Charleston Shooting: ‘I’ve Had to Make Statements Like This Too Many Times’

In his speech, Obama notes the rich history of Emanuel AME Church

President Obama addresses the mass shooting that took place Wednesday at a historical black church…

By Courtney Connley

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All Blacks Are Not the Same–Even When it Comes to Money

Battling stereotypes that ignore our cultural differences

There are nearly four million black immigrants in the U.S. and many differing cultures. Still,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Rachel Dolezal, former president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP. Dolezal was discovered to be Caucasian after identifying as black for some 10 years. (Image: Vibe.com)

What Masks and Identities Do You Bring to Work?

Using Rachel Dolezal as an opportunity to self-reflect

The identities that we utilize in our lives are based on the experiences, values, and…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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The Price of Growing Up ‘The Only’ Black

Tips that help you and your children manage racial isolation

Growing up in racial isolation can impact everything from relationships to financial behavior in adulthood.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Ex-Officer Michael Slager Indicted in Death of Walter Scott

A grand jury has decided to indict officer on murder charges for the death of the young man

The incident followed a series of other incidents between police officers and the often fatal…

By Michael Tolbert

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Google Still Struggling to Diversify Workplace

Report shows large gender and racial gap amongst tech giant employees

Google’s updated report shows the tech giant is still struggling to diversity its workforce.

By Courtney Connley

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Programs Aim at Easing Tensions Between Students and Police

Attempt to bridge divide between law enforcement and black youth

Efforts emerge to quell the tension between law enforcement and the communities they serve, but…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

By Joel Lyons

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Artist Launches ‘The Mugshot Series’ to Reverse Stereotypes of Black Men

Artist EJ Brown creates 'The Mugshot Series' a photo project to reverse stereotypes of black men

Artist EJ Brown creates ‘The Mugshot Series’ a photo project to reverse stereotypes of black…

By Kandia Johnson

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How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Lives: Part 1

The cost of ‘taking care’ of our own

A survey by Prudential finds that Blacks are ‘sandwiched’ -providing greater financial support to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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