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Actor/producer Nate Parker

Filmmaker Nate Parker to Launch Film School at HBCU

Star of 'Beyond the Lights' opens film and drama school at Wiley College

Star of The Great Debaters, Beyond the Lights, and other films, Nate Parker is starting…

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 2

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 1

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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What Happens When Campus Activism Affects School Policies

College presidents say racial dialogue has increased

According to a new study, college presidents say campus activism is affecting the racial dialogue…

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Women’s History Month: Carmita Vaughan, Founder & President, Surge Institute

Equipping people of color to lead education reform

Carmita Vaughan, founder and president of Surge Institute, is on a mission. She wants to…

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Charter Schools Mete Out Discipline Unfairly, Evidence Shows

Target students of color or the disabled

According to an analysis by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of…

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Women’s History Month: Leslie Morris and ‘Women of the Dream’

Making a way for disadvantaged girls

Women of the Dream holds culturally relevant workshops in public schools for 7th and 8th…

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Florida Memorial University Earns Cessna Pilot Center Certificate

First HBCU, third college to earn this designation

Florida Memorial University, a historically black college founded 137 years ago, has received certification as…

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The MBA That Won’t Set You Back $100K

Is it worth it? Yes, depending on your goals

Want to earn an MBA but the price tag won’t let you? This online school…

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Why Do Boys in Areas of Income Inequality Drop Out More?

Is it economic despair?

Low income students in states of higher inequality are more likely to drop out of…

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Multicultural Book Review: “Up On My Tippy Toes” Teaches Perseverance

Up On My Tippy Toes uses ballet as a theme

This sweet picture book for youngsters 8 and under subtly teaches its readers to persevere…

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Free Money? 5 College Scholarships Available for African American Female Students

Find sources of funding or scholarships that are specifically granted to African American women

BlackEnterprise.com provides information on the many scholarships available to help women of color pay for…

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Degrees of Debt, Not Opportunity

Court ruling reins in predatory for-profits

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld Obama administration rules that…

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100 Best and Brightest Students Dream Big at Disney

A weekend tribute to the power of realizing boundless dreams

On March 3–6, 100 of the best, brightest, imaginative, and inspiring students gathered at Walt…

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Reform Community College

More community college students could graduate if reforms were enacted

Some community college reforms have improved graduation rates and cost little to implement, yet the…

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Does Your Child Need to Be on Medication?

Half of American preschoolers diagnosed with ADHD are given drugs to treat the symptoms. Is there another way?

Half of American preschoolers with ADHD are given medication to treat their symptoms. A neuroscientist…

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Every Student Needs a Champion

A good teacher can affect your whole life

What effect is that of a good teacher? This writer’s whole life was affected by…

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My Son’s Gifts Sent Me Back to School

A woman becomes an advocate for her gifted son

How many parents go back to school to equip themselves to support their child’s education?…

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How To Apply for Financial Aid Without the Stress

Talk is cheap, but college isn't

By filling out the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, students alert schools…

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Earlier this week, a select group of online reporters were given the opportunity to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama in the Old Family Dining Room in the East Wing of White House. Among those in attendance was iVillage’s Kelly Wallace, who spoke with Mrs. Obama about a wide range of topics, including her Let’s Move campaign against childhood obesity and creating a normal environment for her daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10, despite residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.   BlackEnterprise.com pulled a few parenting nuggets of wisdom from Michelle on keeping your kids grounded. —Anslem Samuel

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates ‘Let Girls Learn’ Throughout March

Peace Corps adds 23 new Let Girls Learn countries

Let Girls Learn, a government-wide effort that leverages U.S. investments in global primary school,…

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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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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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