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Sharpton’s FBI Informant Involvement Spurs #SharptonMobName Hashtag

Sharpton held a press conference at his National Action Network headquarters to clarify the story about his involvement with the FBI

He was responsible for gathering key pieces of information while wearing a wire in order…

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We Must Tackle The African American Jobs Crisis

Five years after Recovery Act, black unemployment largely unchanged

President Obama should take full credit for placing America on the path to recovery

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Debo Adegbile, President Obama's Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division nominee.

Senate Rejects Obama Civil Rights Nominee Over Mumia Abu Jamal Case

Adegbile's involvement in the Mumia Abu Jamal defense cost him

With support from several members of his own party, President Obama was delivered a crushing…

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How Obama Plans To Win His Minimum Wage Campaign

Do you think the minimum wage will be raised?

In his weekly address, President Obama focused on his latest campaign: raising the minimum wage

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Rev. Al Sharpton Meets with Macy’s CEO About Racial Profiling

NAN and Rev. Al Sharpton meet with Macy's CEO to discuss racial profiling prevention

Sharpton stands up for those profiled while shopping

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Al Sharpton Talks Candidly with Oprah About His Role as a Civil Rights Activist

The Rev. sits down with "Oprah's Next Chapter" on OWN

Sharpton and his daughter talk with Oprah for rare sit-down

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Tawana Brawley pictured with Al Sharpton in a 1988 photo.

Decades Later, Tawana Brawley Must Pay $431k in Defamation Claim

Case goes back nearly 25 years

Tawana Brawley’s legal and financial woes are well documented.

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For Sharpton and National Action Network, Financial Woes Persist

Harlem-based organization in tax trouble

Harlem-based organization still in financial hot water.

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Rev. Al Sharpton: “I Will Protest Against the NRA”

Civil rights leader calls for a real movement against guns.

Sharpton mentioned the near murder of Democrat Gabrielle Giffords last year and the shootings at…

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Cornel West Calls Obama a ‘Rockefeller Republican in Blackface’

West says Obama doesn't care about poor people

West says Obama doesn’t care about poor people

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Sharpton Defends Obama’s “Not President of Black America” Comments

What did you think of the president's comments?

What did you think of the president’s comments?

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Earvin Magic Johnson Launches New Network Aspire

The basketball champion expands his business portfolio with a network featuring programming for African American audiences

The basketball champion expands his business portfolio with a network featuring programming for African American…

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WATCH: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Tells Bill O’Reilly She Has Faith in Judicial System

The grieving mother defends peace and the justice as she awaits the trial of George Zimmerman's involvement in her son's death

Accompanied by her lawyer Benjamin Crump, Sybrina Fulton speaks on her son Trayvon Martin’s death…

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Since word surfaced that producer and television host Don Cornelius died early Wednesday, everyone—from celebrities and tastemakers to music moguls and influencers—have expressed their sentiments on the loss, namely on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Nowadays, the digital space is one of the first places people go to sound off on what's happening in real time. BlackEnterprise.com perused the Twitterverse, aggregating tweets that touched on the legacy of the Soul Train creator. Check out the touching tweets left by Cornelius’ adoring fans, friends and colleagues. –Janel Martinez

Twitterverse Remembers ‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius

See what these 11 notables had to say about the loss of the cultural icon

BlackEnterprise.com perused the Twitterverse, aggregating tweets that touched on the legacy of the Soul Train…

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Over the years, in business, politics, entertainment and more, there have been sex scandals---those that come and go and those that take down the person or entity they're filed against. Whether true are not, all are painful to watch, and, one would imagine, painful to endure---especially for the women who choose to "stand by their man" through it all. In light of the recent sex scandals that have rocked the worlds of politicians like Herman Cain (pictured, left, with supporters along the campaign trail) and pastors like Bishop Eddie Long, we rounded up a few of the wives who made the decision through uncomfortable press conferences, embarrassing court cases and shocking announcements to stay and be...The Good Wife.---Elayne Fluker

The Good Wife: 9 Women Who Stood By Their Husbands During Scandals

From politicians to pastors, sex scandals and others have shattered the worlds of many, including the women who stand by their man

Throughout the sex scandal, Herman Cain’s wife Gloria Cain stood by her husband. Here, 8…

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Support Your Local Black Bank

Buying Black is only one step to economic freedom, we also have to bank Black

Syndicated radio host Warren Ballentine recently teamed up with the National Bankers Association to unveil…

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WATCH: Al Sharpton’s 3 Steps To Job Seeking Success

National Action Network president says it takes vision and strategic action to combat joblessness

The Rev. Al Sharpton, in a speech at the Black Enterprise 20/20 Vision Forum, urged…

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7 Career Strategies That Work

Whether your collar is white or blue, use these strategies to help remain competitive and get ahead

BLACK ENTERPRISE, in partnership with Walmart, the nation’s largest corporation, decided to convene our event,…

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UBR Spotlight: Designer Kevan Hall on the Business of Couture

Bonus content on the entrepreneurs and strategies featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Contributor Bryant Monteilh sits down with award-winning…

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Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

This Week on Our World: Valerie Jarrett on Obama’s Job Plan for Black Americans

Host Marc Lamont Hill with Obama's Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, plus Rev. Al Sharpton and Jeff Jones

This week on Our World with Black Enterprise, host Marc Lamont Hill sits down with…

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Labor Day weekend is right aruond the corner, and the pressure is on to find a way to get in that last bit of summer fun and relaxation before cooler temperatures roll around. Black Enterprise's Golf & Tennis Challenge at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami is where you want to be September 1-5,2011. We'll give you three reasons: Sun, sports and the spa. And the bonus, being able to socialize with the smart and sexy people who know that this is one event that you don't want to miss! (Image: Thinkstock, Lonnie Major)

PHOTO GALLERY: BE Golf & Tennis Challenge–Why You Need to Be There!

Spa, sports, sun, fun: There's no better place to be this Labor Day than the BE Golf & Tennis Challenge in Miami. Here's why!

Labor Day weekend is right aruond the corner, and the pressure is on to find…

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Host Marc Lamont Hill (center) with the esteemed State of the Union panelists

Photo Gallery: Our World’s 100th Episode

Reminisce with Black Enterprise as we go behind the scenes of the taping of Our World's landmark episode

<em>Host Marc Lamont Hill (center) with the esteemed State of the Union panelists</em>

<em>Rev. Al Sharpton…

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Sharpton to Launch Syndicated TV Show

Sunday morning program will focus on education and closing achievement gaps

Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton announced on Thursday plans to launch a Sunday morning…

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Glenn Beck, Al Sharpton Host Dueling Rallies

March to "Restore Honor" vs. rally to "Reclaim the Dream" of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

If the tens of thousands of Tea Party patriots who descended on the National Mall…

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Enough is Enough Part 2C

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

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Enough is Enough Part 2B

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

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Enough is Enough Part 2A

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

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Enough is Enough Part 1B

A special town-hall discussion explores the generational cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

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Enough is Enough Part 1C

A special town-hall discussion explores the generational cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists…

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Enough is Enough Part 1A

A special town-hall discussion explores the generational cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

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Race Relations in America Part 1B

A special roundtable looks at race relations in America. Panelists include Rev. Al Sharpton, President,…

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Race Relations in America Part 1C

A special roundtable looks at race relations in America. Panelists include Rev. Al Sharpton, President,…

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