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Black Mothers Get A Standing Ovation At The DNC

When the mothers of black men and women, boys and girls, who have died in racially charged situations took the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, the crowd went wild. The women ...
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Hillary Clinton Makes History As First Female Presidential Nominee

Hillary Clinton became the first woman to earn a major party’s presidential nomination. Tuesday evening as Democratic delegates officially gave Hillary Clinton the votes she needed to win the election. YEEESSSSSSS #WhatATimeToBeAlive ‘History,’ was what she tweeted with ...
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OneUnited Bank’s President Teri Williams Explains Why It’s Smart To ...

“We’ve had a surge,” said Teri Williams, OneUnited’s president. “When I say surge, I mean people lined up outside the door of our branches to open accounts.” Her bank is not alone. After the shootings ...
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Michelle Obama: ‘Don’t let anyone ever tell you that this ...

PHILADELPHIA — In an emotional, soaring and pointedly political speech on the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia tonight, first lady Michelle Obama braided together her case for her husband’s legacy, her ...
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OK OHIO, Let’s Pay Attention…. Debbie Wasserman Schultz REPLACED by ...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is out and the convention hasn’t even started. Why the drama in Philly probably won’t end there. But for Empowering News Marcia Fudge is up and running. In the wake of Democratic National ...
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Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual ...

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has filed a lawsuit against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, alleging he sexually harassed her during her tenure at the network.  The complaint alleges that Ailes fired Carlson because ...
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Meet The Trillion Dollar Black Woman of Wall Street

When I think of Wall Street, not only does The Wolf of Wall Street come to mind, but also, I picture a bunch of sharks, eating each other alive for the almighty dollar, and power. ...
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Tatyana Ali suing Warner Bros over ‘The Real’

Somebody over at Warner Bros and Telepictures TV has got some ‘splainin’ to do as far as Tatyana Ali is concerned because she’s filed a lawsuit that the two entities stole her idea. In court ...
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Cops Walked Off The Job At A WNBA Game After ...

In wake of the Philando Castile and Alton Sterling killings at the hands of police last week, there have been “Black Lives Matter” protests all across the country. Tensions between the black community and law ...
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North Korean defector on living in the West: ‘We are ...

Yeonmi Park, 22, is in the rare position of being able to contrast Western societies with the secretive, authoritarian state of North Korea. Park, who grew up in the North Korean city of Hyesan, told ...
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Michelle Alexander Challenges Black Community: Something More is Required of ...

Michelle Alexander – I have struggled to find words to express what I thought and felt as I watched the videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile being killed by the police. Last night, I ...
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The Story Behind the Striking Photo of a Woman in ...

The Story Behind the Striking Photo of a Woman in a Dress Next to Armed Police in Baton Rouge  A photo of a black woman in a flowing dress, standing alone calmly while facing heavily-armed ...