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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Honorees (from left): Marcus Thompson, Melissa Nobles, and Paula Hammond. Image: Clinton Blackburn ‘03

Black MIT Faculty and Alumni Continue Legacy of Achievement

Three notable MIT professors were honored as part of 'the family'

The Black Alumni of MIT (BAMIT) honored the recent appointments of three notable Massachusetts Institute…

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BE Modern Man: Meet Lifestyle Expert Aaron Paxton Arnold

The founder of MusicIsMyBusiness talks 'Boss Moves'

The lifestyle expert and founder of MusicIsMyBusiness, talks #BossMoves.

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[VIDEO] My Brother’s Keeper Wins Broad Support

Puts boys and young men of color on path to succeed

President Obama’s initiative to address challenges faced by young men of color.

By Robin White Goode

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Top 20 STEM Jobs

Here is a glimpse of the best STEM jobs in 2015

According to a report compiled by the US News World & Report, the number of…

By Kandia Johnson

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What Are Your Odds of Finding a Nursing Job in Maine?

Report looks at the nation’s job market from coast to coast

A recently released report, State Online College Job Market: Ranking the States, ranks employers online…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart: Entrepreneurs Produce HBCU Hackathons To Develop Tech Talent

The grant means that the program will be offered at more historically black colleges

The Black Founders has received a new $100,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, allowing…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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AT&T Awards $12.5 Million to 30 Youth Organizations

Recipient groups focus on college readiness and mentoring for at-risk students

AT&T awards $12.5 million to 30 groups, to help reduce high school dropout rate and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Webinar Encourages Small Businesses To Support Nation’s Youth

New campaign addresses growing problem of youth unemployment by creating professional opportunities

A free webinar open to small businesses across the country seeks to develop new sources…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Janet Collins Story: Karyn Parsons Launches Kickstarter for Ballerina’s Biopic

Actress wants to highlight first black prime Metropolitan Ballet dancer

Karyn Parsons launches a Kickstarter campaign to tell the untold story of the first black…

By Courtney Connley

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Chicago Fights to Win Obama Library Bid

5 Chicago entities submit bids to house the presidential library

The city of Chicago, where President Obama got his political start, is placing its bid…

By Courtney Connley

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Community Pastor Talks About the Role Faith Leaders Play in Supporting My Brother’s Keeper

Rev. Michael McBride elaborates on faith leaders role in Obama's latest initiative

Rev. Mike McBride, of PICO National Network Lifelines to Healing campaign, speaks on the role…

By Courtney Connley

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Obama Admin Continues Fight on College Sexual Assault Cases

Administration launches new website and PSA

Obama Administration launches new website and PSA to help fight college sexual assault cases

By Courtney Connley

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Oprah Chai Tea Launches With Proceeds Benefitting Youth Education

The media mogul uses her new business collaboration to fund education advancement

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls will receive $0.25 for every Teavana Oprah Chai…

By Courtney Connley

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Online Competition for Black and Latino Young Men

Young men can win $5,000 toward business development, employment or education

Online competition encourages black and Latino young men to help reduce racial and ethnic disparities…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight: Education Entrepreneur WyKesha Hayes

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week’s Urban Business Roundtable: Keey2Kids Founder Wykesha Hayes and brand maven April Love.

By Pepper Miller

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Will Lucas launched Classana to help lifelong learners accomplish their immediate and long term goals in and out of the classroom (Image: Classana)

Tech Startup of the Week: Classana, a Prerequisite for Lifetime Learning

Founder Will Lucas makes education accessible to everyone by matching their goals with offline and online courses, books, events and organizations

Tech entrepreneur Will Lucas launched Classana after realizing that he could curate his own education…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Womens basketball legend Lisa Leslie.

As Capital One Cup Heats Up, Lisa Leslie Champions Education

Lisa Leslie's impact on the game of basketball is still being felt

A legend of the game is promoting it from another angle: education.

By Darren Sands

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Young Leader Advocates for Tech Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs

AWP Network founder working to uplift next generation of African innovators

Mary Olushoga, AWP Network founder, took a page from her father’s business book to to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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New York Urban League's Young Professionals President Jemar T. Ward.

At ‘REBIRTH!’, N.Y. Urban League’s Young Professionals Raise Money for Education

Manhattan's finest celebrate a great cause

Urban League’s Young Professionals are dedicated to change.

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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