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The Clock is Ticking For Teachers in Chicago Public Schools

One educator's New Year's wish for Chicago's teachers

A Chicago teacher discusses the city’s severe budget shortfall and lack of creative solutions to…

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Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

Whether rising stars or seasoned professionals, these global power women will be watched in their…

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NAACP Announces Theatre Award Nominees

'Porgy & Bess,' 'Above the Fold,' and Taraji P. Henson among top nominees

The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announced nominations for the 25th Annual NAACP…

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Bounce TV Posts Strongest Year in its History

Platform is fastest-growing African American network

Bounce TV, touted as the nation’s “first-and-only broadcast TV network for African Americans,” had…

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The Craziest Tech and Sights at CES 2016

CES dominates Las Vegas the first week of January

Virtual reality, drones, audio technology, cars … there was something of interest for everyone at…

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Brunson Cooper, CEO of Corenic Construction, Builds Business Success

5 core values have contributed to his firm's success

With vertical markets in aviation, automotive, commercial office, higher education, local government, Federal government, retail…

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City Eats: Miami’s Vibrant Culinary Scene Continues to Heat Up

From upscale restaurants to authentic food trucks, the city's hottest chefs are dishing up attention-grabbing meals

Joining the ranks of the nation’s greatest dining destinations, Miami has skyrocketed in prominence as…

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Ted Fujimoto: Seizing Educational Excellence By the Throat and Not Letting Go

President of Landmark Consulting Group works to fix "sin of mediocrity" in education

Scaling big ideas is second nature to Ted Fujimoto, founder and president of the Landmark…

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Creating A Financial Plan You Can Stick To

Why so many of us have trouble with the ‘B’ word

The word ‘budget’ conjures up feelings of deprivation and sacrifice – feelings humans avoid. Seeing…

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U.S. Black Chambers Adds To President Obama’s New Executive Actions On Gun Violence

Chamber calls for policies that protect and support the growth of black-owned enterprises

“The correlation between economic disparity and gun violence is grossly missing from the national conversation…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Teachers Who Pray

One teacher brings together educators who believe in the power of prayer

“Teachers can pray before or after school—it is considered protected free speech. If I can…

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Children of Color Are Gifted, Too

So why are they underrepresented in programs for advanced learners in schools across America?

The groundbreaking work of Martin D. Jenkins who studied and published papers telling descriptive stories…

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New York City Replacing Pay Phones With Free Wi-Fi Stations

Five hundred expected to be installed by July 2016

The project, which is called LinkNYC, is run by CityBridge, a joint venture of three…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Chipotle Faces Criminal Investigation for Norovirus Outbreak

Inspection of a California restaurant after outbreak reportedly found numerous safety violations

The Simi Valley norovirus outbreak reportedly made 234 people ill, and a Ventura County Public…

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First Medicinal Marijuana Facility Opens in New York

Only certified patients suffering from specific conditions can be helped at the centers

New York is opening eight dispensaries statewide, serving a variety of syrups, concentrates and other…

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Ken Griffey Jr. to Be Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball great was voted in almost unanimously

Griffey, known as “Junior,” comes from a legacy of baseball greatness. He’s the son of…

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Why Blacks Shouldn’t Panic About The Stock Market Sell-Off

Analysts, including Mellody Hobson, weigh in on investment moves

“Although China is the second-biggest world economy, it composes roughly only 13% of the global…

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Why Just Tweet When You Can Whistle a Whole Tune?

Twitter toying with idea of a 10,000-character limit

Twitter is rumored to be working on a feature that would allow users to create…

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Treasury Acknowledges Lost Black Wealth By Renaming Freedman’s Bank

Renaming ceremony acknowledges origins of the wealth gap

The overall economy had begun to crumble leading to the first ‘Great Depression,’ called the…

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Meet the Millennial Taking Over as Pinterest’s First-Ever Diversity Chief

Candice Morgan joins the company with nearly 10 years experience in diversity and inclusion

Morgan comes to the Pinterest family from Catalyst Inc., a leading nonprofit organization that works…

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