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Learning Through Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

How these organizations help young people “swing for the fences”

As a lifelong baseball fan, former high school ballplayer, and coach for 20 years, I…

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PWIs

BE Heard: The Survival Guide for Students of Color at PWIs

A college student offers her strategy as a PoC at a PWI

These next few pointers are the guide to addressing race relations on PWIs and making…

By Ida Yohannes

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Teen Scientists Do Real Science at American Museum of Natural History

100 Students present findings of yearlong research projects

Last week I was thrilled to attend the fourth annual Student Research Colloquium of the…

By Robin White Goode

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The ‘I Have A Dream’ Foundation Keeps Making Dreams Come True

Gala raises enough support for 42 more Dreamers

When I attended the I Have A Dream Foundation’s annual Spirit of the Dream Gala…

By Robin White Goode

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diverse talent

The 2017 Greenlighters Academy Develops Hollywood’s Next Stars in Boot Camp

ABFF Greenlighters Academy Fellows learn about decision-making corporate careers in film

This spring, the American Black Film Festival—June 14–18 in Miami Beach—held its first ABFF Greenlighters…

By Robin White Goode

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New York State Votes to Shorten Common Core Testing Days

Standards remain ‘unpopular’ on the left and right

I’m for high expectations of all kids, coupled with abundant academic support within a context…

By Robin White Goode

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Is Your Campus Racially Literate?

Race matters in college, says leader of the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education

Harper walked on stage and like a cannonball went through a litany of racial threats…

By Robin White Goode

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#SadNotBad

When Troubled Students Are Seen as #SadNotBad

Traumatized students benefit from approaches supported by research

Read how 5 charter schools in New Orleans have exchanged ‘no excuses’ for ‘trauma informed.’…

By Robin White Goode

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Morehouse College Interim President Has Died

William Taggart, known as Bill, dies at 55

“We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Interim President William J. ‘Bill’ Taggart,…

By Robin White Goode

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Black and Latino Parents See Disparities in Education

Parents of underserved children prioritize good teachers, high expectations

The Leadership Conference Education Fund and Anzalone Liszt Grove Research recently released their second annual…

By Robin White Goode

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Susan L. Taylor to Be Honored by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

Founder and CEO of National CARES Mentoring Movement to receive Embracing the Legacy Award

Taylor told me that “We are among the most fortunate [people of African descent] in…

By Robin White Goode

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High School Diploma? I’ll Take an Associate Degree with That!

Students flourish at early college high schools

One solution? Early college high schools like IBM’s P-TECH and those developed by Bard College,…

By Robin White Goode

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DeVos

Will Betsy DeVos #ProtectOurStudents?

The U.S. Secretary of Education testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

Betsy DeVos answered questions from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee this morning after defending the Trump…

By Robin White Goode

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Failing to Succeed

Today’s young people need to be tougher, but the world they’re in is already too tough

During a panel he moderated at the New York Times Higher Ed Leaders Forum last…

By Robin White Goode

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Johnny Taylor to Leave Thurgood Marshall College Fund

One of Ebony's Power 100 to lead SHRM

Taylor recently appeared at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Houston alongside Chairman and CEO…

By Robin White Goode

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Code2040 Is Set to Disrupt and Close The Wealth Gap

Code2040 prepares black and Latino students to excel in tech

As readers of Black Enterprise know, STEM jobs are the future. Unfortunately, relatively few black…

By Robin White Goode

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Student Has Commencement Like No Other—on the Subway

Delay notwithstanding, family, friends, and fellow New Yorkers make a special moment

But here’s a sweet story from Inside Edition about a young man who missed his…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Are the Black Teachers?

Study reveals evidence of discrimination

In spite of the benefits of having black teachers, their number has been declining at…

By Robin White Goode

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Don’t Go Broke: What You Need to Know About Student Loans

Pay down your debt responsibly

But my children and I have already talked about things like the interest rate they’re…

By Robin White Goode

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SAT

College Board Partners with CZI to Expand Access to Underserved Students

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports efforts to increase chances of college success

I was thrilled the other day to hear this great news: The College Board is…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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