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Rihanna Launches ‘Dollar Campaign’ to Educate Students in Malawi

The pop icon is giving fans a chance to help her spread education and join her at her upcoming Diamond Ball

Rihanna is challenging her fans to donate $1 to help support her effort to educate…

By Selena Hill

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Rep Alma Adams National HBCU Week Conference

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone to Trump

Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, and others join the chorus

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the Twelfth District of North Carolina, is calling on Trump and…

By Robin White Goode

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Former FBI Director James Comey Gets Lecture Series at Howard University

Donating entire $100K compensation to scholarship fund for students out of foster care

Howard University has announced that former FBI Director James Comey will be the university’s Opening…

By Robin White Goode

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Confederate Monuments Removed from College Campuses Across the Country

Innumerable memorials seem to challenge the truth

He said Germans understood that their Nazi past was shameful, not a thing to be…

By Robin White Goode

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First Comes College—Then Comes Marriage

Educated women are more likely to get—and stay—married

It may be that educated women are marrying better—by that I mean they’re using their…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership

Designated an official global research partner at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University recently announced that it’s been designated “an official institutional global research partner…

By Robin White Goode

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Nia Mya Reese

8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese Writes Best-Selling Book About Her ‘Annoying’ Brother

This young entrepreneur and author is an inspiration to children around the country

Although she’s still in elementary school, Nia Mya Reese has officially become a best-selling author,…

By Selena Hill

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future leaders

With White Majority Dwindling, Not Investing in Students of Color Puts the Fabric of Society at Stake

The president of A Better Chance speaks out

As public schools across the country begin their school year, they will be presented with…

By Robin White Goode

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Charlottesville

Don’t Leave Children Behind in Charlottesville

"It's significantly important to coach our young people through this," says New York-based history teacher

Educator says teachers should turn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, into a teachable moment about…

By Selena Hill

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Fly-In Programs Bring Students to College Campuses

But first you have to be accepted to the program

Visiting nearby college campuses may be feasible for most students, but traveling to those far…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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Financially CLEAN Disrupts Financial Ignorance

Equipping the next generation with financial knowledge is the key to lasting, empowering change

The Brooklyn-based organization’s mission is to help young people develop financial discipline and awareness so…

By Robin White Goode

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids ‘a Shot at STEM that Can’t Be Blocked’

The former pro ball player’s Camp Skyhook gets kids excited about science

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, renowned writer, cultural critic—and yes, basketball icon—has started a foundation that helps youngsters…

By Robin White Goode

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commercial real estate

Project REAP Challenges the Talent Gap in Commercial Real Estate

Opens doors to deal makers of color

Project REAP, or Real Estate Associate Program, is a leading, nationally recognized educational diversity initiative.…

By Robin White Goode

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It’s True—You Don’t Need a B.A. to Get a Good-Paying Job

But this option isn’t available to black people

“But if we build pathways to these jobs aggressively, black students will be tracked into…

By Robin White Goode

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Affirmative Action on the Elite College Campus

The Education Trust punctures myths about race-based admissions

But Nichols said the default thinking is “‘the black student has my seat.’ Maybe it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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The Facebook Internship: 3 Students of Color Give Us the Inside Scoop

‘You’re like a full-time employee,’ says one

That’s one reason why Black Enterprise holds its annual tech conference, TechConneXt, in Silicon Valley…

By Robin White Goode

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segregation

5 Tips From East Asian Education That Will Help Your Child Excel in School

Author explains why Asian students start out at the head of the class—and stay there

For decades, East Asian students have excelled in the international rankings. Here are two ways…

By Robin White Goode

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Why We Need to Connect College and Career

New report from the Georgetown Center calls for greater transparency so students can choose knowledgeably

Having ready access to this data could significantly help all students, but especially African Americans…

By Robin White Goode

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How Law Students Can Ace the Dreaded On-Campus Interview Process

This process is critical to your future as a lawyer

On-campus interviews are stressful for many law students. Here are ways from someone who has…

By Stephen L. Ball

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Michelle Obama, Spotify, and Others Urge Students to Beat the Odds

The digital music service informs first-gen college students about careers in tech

Obama wasn’t the only one urging the students to persevere through college. Spotify executives including…

By Robin White Goode

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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