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Destination Freedom The Denmark Vesey Story

With an impressive wheelhouse of expertise that includes small business development, Fortune 500 consulting, supplier… http://www.blackenterprise.com/small-business/50-billion-dollar-boss-authors-talk-diversity-black-women-entrepreneurs-and-success/
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Beyond ‘Black Power,’ recounting the under-told story of Stokely Carmichael

(Photo courtesy of ABC/Bob D’Amico) Following the success of an impressive network debut, ABC’s standout series Black-ish steps into its second season having secured a spot amongst the most celebrated shows on television. Anchored by the dynamic, Emmy-nominated duo of Anthony Anderson (Dre) and Tracee Ellis-Ross (Rainbow), the cleverly insightful sitcom brilliantly brings to life the different experiences of a hard-working family battling with the challenges of first-generation affluence —
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Why Vanessa Williams Never Thought She’d Win Miss America

By Lynn Okura Why Vanessa Williams Never Thought She’d Win Miss America Thirty years ago, Vanessa Williams made history as the first African-American woman to be crowned Miss America. In her interview for “Oprah’s Master Class,” Williams says never believed it was really possible for her to win before she actually took the crown. Williams was a theatre major at Syracuse University and says she had no interest in pageants at first. She blew off the idea until her junior year, when she entered
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Talk about Black empowerment at Western PA Black Political Assembly breakfast

Rev. Johnnie Monroe, the Pastor Emeritus, of Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church, issued challenges to those attending the tenth anniversary celebration of the Western Pennsylvania Black Political Assembly. He called on more of them to return to political activism, among other things. You can see Rev. Monroe, the award winners and more in this video story from Tene’ Croom.
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