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11-Year-Old Starts Book Club Featuring Books About Black Boys

Books N Bros emphasizes the fun of reading

Well, Marley has company. Sidney Keys III, also 11 (Marley is now 12), has started…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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Julian Bond

Julian Bond Scholarship at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

Covers up to 100% of tuition for one year, and more

The Mauer School of Law at Indiana University in Bloomington has announced its partnership with…

By Robin White Goode

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beat

Don’t Miss a Beat Helps Students Find Their Own Rhythm

Grammy-award winning musician uses the arts to help young people soar

A nonprofit, DMAB has established partnerships with local colleges and schools to provide free music…

By Robin White Goode

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student loans

Trump’s Education Cuts Declare War on the Poor

‘Draconian’ funding cuts target low-income strivers

The budget also eliminates the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, which help the neediest students pay…

By Robin White Goode

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reconciliation

Black Female Theologian Takes Reconciliation Beyond Race

Duke Divinity’s Christena Cleveland also explores class and identity

For example, two people may be black or even black and female, but one may…

By Robin White Goode

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Spring Break

Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Before you use your college refund check to book a trip or go on a shopping spree, ask yourself, "Will spring break leave me spring broke?"

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

By Jessica Brown

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Is Right, Liberal Arts Majors Are the Key to the Future

Want to be prepared for the new tech age? Liberal arts is the way to go

We’re hoping that with strong critical thinking, communication, and people skills, plus his tech background,…

By Robin White Goode

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professor

I’m A Black Professor At A Mostly White School And That Matters

Being a professor of color at a PWI provides me a rare perspective on these…

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charter

‘No Excuses’ Charter Network Embraces Social-Emotional Learning

Ascend schools move away from detention and suspension and toward creative problem solving

So I was heartened to hear about at least one charter school network that is…

By Robin White Goode

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black children

Black Children More Likely to be Killed by a Parent Than a Cop

It’s not OK for parents to hit kids, studies repeatedly show

As Patton writes and as studies have shown, spanking—hitting a child with an open hand—isn’t…

By Robin White Goode

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

By Robin White Goode

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Young People in Our Cities Face Obstacles to Emotional Well-Being

Center for Promise report exposes fear as a threat to public health

“We don’t teach history—young people don’t know about redlining and the policies that came after…

By Robin White Goode

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Internship

Got an Internship? Now Is the Time to Apply

March is the month to secure a summer placement

Shortly after Christmas my son applied for an internship at a financial services company. We…

By Robin White Goode

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The Point of Going to College Is to Graduate

Some schools do a much better job than others, Ed Trust report shows

The 22% gap between college completion rates of black students and white students doesn’t necessarily…

By Robin White Goode

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Chance

Chance the Rapper Against All Odds

Chicago public schools woes a result of apathy toward minority children

Chicago is a major American city, but it’s also one of the most segregated cities…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, the First Black President of Swarthmore College

‘We attract students who are curious about the world, themselves, ideas, and people’

Smith says the school recognized the importance of building an inclusive community once an investment…

By Robin White Goode

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Leadership

Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

He can criticize The Quad because he knows what principled leadership looks like

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

By Robin White Goode

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advocate

After His Mother’s Murder, He Still Had an Advocate

The work of the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education is one of advocacy

Jeffries is a civil rights lawyer and a graduate of Ivy League schools. What I…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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