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Equity and Opportunity Elusive in U.S. Public Schools

Of all groups, black students fare worst

Across the country, compared with all other groups of students—white, Asian, Hispanic, Alaskan, Native American,…

By Robin White Goode

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teachers

Honoring Giftedness in the Black Community

A profile of Martin D. Jenkins, Ed.D., 1904–1978

This case and others earned Jenkins a place in history as the first African American…

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marrying

Education Can Keep You from Marrying (or Being) the Wrong Person

Educated people are more likely to be and remain married

According to the Pew Research Center, college-educated women have an almost eight-in-10 chance of still…

By Robin White Goode

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black girls

Schott Foundation: Black Girls Matter

Systemic problems challenge girls as well as boys

Problems like unfair discipline practices. Curriculum disinvestment. Lack of support for girls who shoulder familial…

By Robin White Goode

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Muhammad Ali

The One “Fight” Muhammad Ali Did Not Win

Segregation and inequity still plague the nation’s schools

In the news this weekend about the death of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali,…

By Robin White Goode

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Cannabis

7 Health Benefits of Cannabis

Health advantages of the oft-scorned plant

Is cannabis really medicine?
Today more than 20 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and three…

By Sirita Wright

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars and Apathy Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools – Part 2

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas.

By Robin White Goode

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student debt

Can Colleges Do More to Lower Student Debt?

Yes, Indiana University leads the way

This is a critical issue in the black community. Black students borrow more and in…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars, Apathy, Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools — Part 1

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas on what's troubling our schools

The NBMBAA develops an evergreen pipeline from high school to professional development.
Our high school mentoring…

By Robin White Goode

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higher education

Why the Next Decade Presents a Rare Opportunity for Shrinking the Higher Education Equity Gap

Lumina Foundation president & CEO speaks out

When it comes to minority attainment, it’s promising that the trend line is headed in…

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Dishes on Policy Priorities of STEM Education (Part III)

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills here.

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills with BlackEnterprise.com here.

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9 Aspects of College Life to Consider Before You Choose

Weigh the pros and cons of each school before deciding

Does the institution offer a major in the area you’d like to study? If you…

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Research and Challenges in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role as a program officer at the National Science Foundation

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role, helping facilitate the direction of scholarly research.

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Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address at Johnson C. Smith

She quotes Jackson: Excellence is the best deterrent to racism

Oprah added, “And I said, ‘Listen, anybody that knows me knows: I don’t believe in…

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HBCU Students Ignite an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hosts trainingand development conference

The OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program provides resources and knowledge necessary to bridge the gap…

By Robin White Goode

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community college graduation rates

Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

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Mary Parker autographing her book, The Chick in Charge.
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All N One Security CEO Secures Young Scholars’ Future

Provides scholarships and mentoring to college students

Parker’s parents were sharecroppers in rural Mississippi. Her mother was illiterate. There were nine…

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Gates Foundation CEO Pens First Annual Letter

Addresses foundation’s work in U.S. education, global health

She also cites three providers of digital content and tools that support teacher lesson planning:…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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