Xavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer

Last month, Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students to medical school than any other college, announced exciting news: A study conducted in Xavier’s Ireland Lab shows that a “super cocktail” of six phytochemicals can kill BRCA1 mutated breast cancer cells and inhibit the …read more

Cuba Gooding, Sr. Has Died Of A Possible Overdose

The music world is in mourning again. Main Ingredient singer Cuba Gooding, Sr., father of Omar and Cuba Gooding, Jr., 72, has died. He was found dead in his car in Woodland Hills, California on Thursday night.

Billboard.com reports:

Gooding joined The Main Ingredient in 1971 when the former lead …read more

How to Decide When You’ve Been Accepted to More than One College

May 1 is National College Decision Day, and it’s swiftly approaching. Here are five tips to help you make your final selection a bit easier.


In the beginning of your college application process, you were attracted to certain schools for particular reasons. Review your list of schools …read more

Tantrums of a Grown Woman

What adults do you know that have TEMPER TANTRUMS? Have you ever had a hissy, (a bitch fit, a meltdown) and didn’t know how to handle it? Where did that anger come from? I mean it’s one thing to get angry; it’s another to get so mad, you can hardly …read more

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Has Died Of A Possible Overdose

The music world is in mourning again. Main Ingredient singer Cuba Gooding, Sr., father of Omar and Cuba Gooding, Jr., 72, has died. He was found dead in his car in Woodland Hills, California on Thursday night.

Billboard.com reports:

Gooding joined The Main Ingredient in 1971 when the former lead …read more

George Clinton Kicks Off 4-Day Prince Celebration In Minneapolis

CHANHASSEN, MN – Surprise guest George Clinton kicked off the festivities at the first annual Celebration at Prince’s home and studio, Paisley Park. The Celebration promised to be a tribute to the iconic late musician at the studio where he lived, worked, and sadly, died, last year at …read more

What Is Universal Basic Income, and Can It Help Black America?

A German startup is doing something quite revolutionary: It’s giving 85 people enough money to live decently off of for one year—with no strings attached.

The startup is called My Basic Income. Its founder is a proponent of Universal Basic Income (UBI); the idea that the government should provide all people …read more

New Bill Aims to Boost Diversity and Black Broadcast Station Ownership

A freshly introduced bill could make more African Americans TV and radio stations owners in the U.S.

G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is sponsoring the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017. The bill would bolster ownership prospects for people of color and women …read more

Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship to Award $10K to Aggie

Ashley Stewart, the fashion brand that provides professional and fun clothing designed for full-figured women, has established the Ashley Stewart Leadership Scholarship in partnership with North Carolina A&T State University. Ten thousand dollars will be awarded a female student in the business and economics disciplines attending the nation’s largest …read more

JB Smoove Reveals His Wife and Daughter’s Hidden Talents

JB Smoove is one funny dude!

Check out the full interview below to hear all about his family’s hidden talents, his new projects, his cruise jealousy, and much more.

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Fresno Shooter Confessed To Police In Detail

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The violence that culminated in a mass shooting Tuesday began five days earlier when police say Kori Ali Muhammad shot an unarmed security guard at a Motel 6, who he said disrespected him while he visited a female friend at the …read more

Keshia Knight-Pulliam Reportedly Concerned For Infant Daughter’s Safety Around Ed Hartwell

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The feud between former spouses Ed Hartwell and Keshia Knight-Pulliam continues to sizzle on with no signs of slowing down. In the latest batch of drama, Keshia now says she is heavily concerned about her daughter’s safety when left alone with Ed.

According to a report …read more

New York Judge’s Death Now Being Investigated As Suspicious

If you thought the possible suicide of a New York judge seemed suspicious last week, you may be right. Now the NYPD thinks so, too. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, 65, was the first Black female judge to the New York Court of Appeals. She was found dead last week in the Hudson …read more

McDonald’s Workers Led Police To Facebook Killer

Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens was undone by a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and an order of fries.

The man who police say shot a Cleveland retiree at random and posted video of the killing on Facebook pulled up to the drive-thru window of a McDonald’s restaurant outside Erie, Pennsylvania, and …read more

Forget Backpacking, Go Luxury Cruising Through Europe Instead

Backpacking through Europe is on almost every travel bucket list, as iconic a dream for those of us with wanderlust as the classic American road trip of driving cross-country. But the new trend of cruising through Europe is letting visitors immerse themselves in the magic of the continent while enjoying …read more

Betsy DeVos Seeks Input from Black Education Blogger

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been seeking input from Marilyn Rhames, an educator and award-winning blogger whose writing also appears on Black Enterprise’s BE Smart channel.

Rhames has been invited to meet with the Department of Education to talk about schools—which she did.

Rhames also spoke directly with the secretary …read more

Vanessa Williams And Tichina Arnold Star In Reality Show Parody ‘Daytime Divas’


Well damn, this is just what we need. Another reality show with women fighting. We thought that era was kind over. Obviously not.

Actually, it’s not a real reality show, per se. It’s a scripted drama about a reality show. It’s called Daytime Divas and we’ve got the …read more

15 Places to Get FREE Food and More on Tax Day

Many people hate the reality of having to do their taxes. But, there’s at least one good thing to look forward to during tax season: free stuff.

Today, a number of different companies are offering deals and freebies to take the sting out of paying Uncle Sam. These treats can help …read more

Are Your Kids’ Teachers ‘Highly Qualified’?

I wish I had gone to better schools, but, the truth is, I didn’t. I remember very little of my kindergarten teacher, and nothing of my first-grade teacher, not even her name. My second-grade teacher was a thin, wizened, elderly woman. But my third- and fourth-grade teacher (she was the …read more

Katt Williams Pleads No Contest To Taking Camera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Katt Williams was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to stealing a celebrity photographer’s camera.

Los Angeles prosecutors said Monday that Williams will also need to attend anger management classes.

In September 2014, a celebrity photographer accused Williams and former rap music mogul …read more

One 19-year-old’s Journey from Special Needs to Acclaimed ‘Genius’

Young, brilliant, and talented, Amanda Gorman is taking the world by storm. The 19-year-old poet, writer, and activist was born with special needs, but Gorman didn’t let that stop her from setting massive goals and obtaining them.

She is already a published author with a book entitled, The One for …read more

Motive Remains Unclear For Facebook Shooter

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, “I snapped, I just snapped.” But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off.

“Only Steve knows that,” Cleveland police …read more

Trump’s Next Executive Order Seeks To Limit Foreign Workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.

Trump is heading Tuesday to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he plans to sign an order dubbed “Buy American, Hire American,” said administration officials who …read more

Meet Patti LaBelle and Hank Aaron at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit

Just added to the speaker lineup at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit is the legendary singer and business owner Patti LaBelle and MLB Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Hank Aaron!

Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurs travel across the country to attend the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit, which empowers small business …read more

Carmelo Anthony And La La Are Separated

After 7 years of marriage, it looks like NBAer Carmelo Anthony and actress La La Anthony are calling a time out.

Sources close to the couple say the NY Knicks star, 32, and La La, 37, are now living separately. As far as who moved out of …read more

Chris Brown Investigated In Club Fight

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating an incident at a nightclub where a photographer said he was “sucker punched” by singer Chris Brown.

Tampa police spokesman Stephen Hegarty says 28-year-old Bennie Vines Jr. was hired by Aja Channelside to take photos during an event hosted by …read more

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