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A White rapper had the hottest Super Bowl commercial, a Black tech startup accelerator changes the Web tech startup space and a homeless man gets his dream job because a YouTube video went viral. The year 2011 was epic in terms of showing how much impact technology has on our culture and has changed the way we communicate, launch businesses, and become informed about current events. As the final days on this year count down, I decided to take a look back on some of the great (and not-so-great) moments in technology for 2011. —Hajj Flemings

2011: The Year in Review Through Technology

A look back at technology's impact on the year that was

From the man with the golden voice to Occupy Wall Street, the 2011 year in…

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Lester Speight Talks His Way to Success in Gaming World & Hollywood

There’s more than meets the eye with this voiceover actor

As the voice of the Gears of War video game franchise’s Cole Train, actor Lester…

By Anslem Samuel

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Controversial Athletes

10 Athletes Who Successfully Rebounded From Controversy

As Super Bowl champ Plaxico Burress begins his road to redemption, here are a few notable figures that have already resurrected their brands

Convicted NFL wide receiver and Super Bowl champion Plaxico Burress is on the road to…

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WATCH: Interview with NFL’s Plaxico Burress

Just days after his release from prison, the NFL receiver talks to correspondent Shannon Lanier about his career, his brand and his future

Just days after his release from prison, NFL receiver Plaxico Burress goes on the record…

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Power Moves: 10 Steps to Build Wealth Now!

Our editors have developed "The Power Issue" to help our readers find ways to advance their business, professional and financial lives

Our editors have developed “The Power Issue” to help our readers find ways to advance…

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Football Hall of Famer Franco Harris Next Play Means Big Business

The former Pittsburgh Steeler's new venture marks his foray into sporting goods

Harris' 1996 Black Enterprise cover
As the featured running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the…

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TED WILLIAMS: It was the first feel good story of the New Year: homeless man with a "golden voice" becomes a YouTube sensation overnight and receives a job offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers, a home, and an emotional reunion with his estranged mother after more than 20 years apart.  For Williams, this was more than a come up, it was a second chance to redeem the man he once was, the man he lost to decades of drug abuse and crime.  Williams' inspiring story has reinvigorated hope in millions of Americans that miracles do happen.

10 Remarkable Career Comebacks

Life has a tendency of knocking us down (just ask Ted Williams). These individuals found a way to get back up and gain a second chance at success

BlackEnterprise.com recognizes those who have reigned supreme after hitting on hard times.

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This year has been a year filled with ups, downs and what-the-hell-was-that moments we’ll remember for some time. As we countdown the final days on the calendar and head into 2011, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look back at a few of the gains and losses of 2010. These are the events that have had (or that we predict will have) some impact on our economy, politics, entertainment or way of doing business. Let us know if we’ve forgotten any biggies by leaving your comments below! —The Editors

Gains & Losses of 2010: The Good, the Bad, the Memorable

BlackEnterprise.com takes a look back at the moves that made us cheer, and some that made us cringe

2010 has been a year filled with ups, downs and what-the-hell-was-that moments that we’ll remember…

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Report Criticizes Lack of Diversity in Super Bowl Ads

Ninety-four percent of ad agency creative directors were white males, none were people of color

Of the 52 professionally produced ads by advertising agencies aired during Super Bowl XILV this…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Do Historic Events Add Up To a Resurgence for NOLA?

Mardis Gras celebrates new mayor, Super Bowl Champion Saints and renewed hope for New Orleans

Yesterday, I attended my first ever Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans. It was an…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Williams Sisters Skip Fed Cup; Oudin To Lead US

The Williams sisters are choosing football over Fed Cup.
Serena and Venus Williams will not play…

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Peyton Manning, Jim Nance, Jim Caldwell

Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, right, and quarterback Peyton Manning, right, admire the Lamar…

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Manning, Colts Drop Jets 30-17, Reach Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Perfection doesn’t matter when you’re already the best and heading for the…

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Colts Vs. Jets: Rematch With A Super Bowl At Stake

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Caldwell traded the perfect season for what he hoped would be…

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Vikings Vs. Saints A Tasty Dish In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — What a spicy Cajun mix for the NFC championship game.
Brett Favre,…

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In Once-squalid Superdome, Sweet Smell Of Success

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — If desperation has a smell, it permeated the Louisiana Superdome after…

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Favre, Manning, Brees _ And Sanchez?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees — and Mark Sanchez?
Yep, the…

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Day 13

On Super Bowl Sunday, Obama had a bi-partisan party at the White House, inviting over…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Your Super Bowl XLII Recap

More than 97.5 million TV viewers tuned in

The perfect ending to New England’s undefeated season was stumped by New York’s G-Men in…

By Alexis McCombs

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Inside the Super Bowl — Part 5

The Players Showcase

In the middle of Super Bowl XL, a deal was struck between Gillette and quarterback…

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