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TV watching

Low-Income Five-Year-Olds Hurt by Too Much TV Watching

Highest income kids not affected at all

How much TV watching will hurt your kids’ math skills and ability to focus? That…

By Robin White Goode

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rising

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

Film explores the role of HBCUs over the last 170 years

The 90-minute film and multi-platform project by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson also explores how HBCUs…

By Robin White Goode

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Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman Needs to Get Out of This Deal Now

HBCU aligns with for-profit law school, setting up its students to fail

This is a bad deal for Bethune-Cookman students that want to attend a legitimate law…

By Robin White Goode

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bookl club

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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graduate

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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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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