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Meet 2018’s Black Enterprise’s Teenpreneur of the Year Nominees

     This year’s roster of Black Enterprise’s Teenpreneurs includes the younger Black generation dabbling into entrepreneurship at an early age. Here are the three nominees that definitely has made their momma proud. ...

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Racist South Carolina man confesses to putting Black man through enslavement, could face up to 20 years in prison

     A SC man pleaded guilty to one count of forced labor Monday and could face up to 20 years in prison. ...

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NAACP statement on marking 55 years since the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy

Just two months after informing an Indianapolis crowd that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated, Robert Kennedy’s life was tragically cut short..  Today, we pause to mark fifty years since the assassination of Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Sr.  ...

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Black defendants worry about harsher sentences from Trump’s appointed judges

     It’s very evident that living under the Trump administration poses a challenge for Black defendants. There is a trend among judges that are nominated by Republican presidents that result in longer and harsher sentences. Based on a study from Harvard, there is a huge gap between Democrat and Republican-appointed judges and how they impose sentences on Black offenders. ...

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American DBE Magazine Special Issue profiles minority contractors who built African American Museum in Washington, D.C.

     RALEIGH, N.C. – In spring 2018, American DBE Magazine published a special edition featuring the minority contractors and suppliers who designed, built and coordinated construction of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. ...

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Police arrest Black teen for sagging his pants at a movie theater in Kansas

Alonzo Taylor Jr., a 14-year-old, was recently arrested at a movie theater in Kansas merely because of wearing sagging pants. Taylor believes the manager treated him harshly because he is Black. ...

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Chevrolet revs up for third year of Journalism Fellowship for HBCU students

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association have chosen six students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2018 Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship. ...

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Civil Rights Activists NFL Players React to New National Anthem Policy

     Protesters held a rally in front of the National Football League’s New York City headquarters on May 25 after the league announced new rules that punish players who don’t stand for the national anthem. ...

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