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Detroit

This College Student is Ready to Take on Detroit

A Motor City native, Myya D. Jones is poised to lead

The former intern at the U.S. House of Representatives also wants to make sure poor…

By Robin White Goode

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Grandmaster

First Black Chess Grandmaster Makes Big Move

Maurice Ashley joins board of Chess in the Schools

A big part of the excitement was the presence of Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican native…

By Robin White Goode

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ImeIme Umana

Black History Then and Now: ‘The Harvard Law Review’

ImeIme Umana follows in the footsteps of Barack Obama, as the new president of 'The Harvard Law Review'

During Black History Month—and really any time of the year—it’s fascinating to learn about the…

By Robin White Goode

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tomorrow's business leaders

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Today

The National Black MBA Association has mentored more than 8,000 students

“People who have mentors in their lives do better in school and make better life…

By Robin White Goode

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debt-free

You Can Graduate from College Debt-Free

Kevin Y. Brown of Debt-Free College Academy shows you how

One of the first things I noted in speaking with Brown is the vast well…

By Robin White Goode

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education reform

Race and Social Justice in Education Reform

Is it a movement if black and brown people aren’t leading it?

Last week, Rhames sat on the panel Race, Social Justice and Education Reform, one of…

By Robin White Goode

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FAFSA

Don’t Get Suckered Into Paying an ‘Expert’ to Fill Out Your FAFSA Form

The first word in FAFSA is "free," therefore, you do not need to pay anyone to help you it fill out

Is your family paying someone to complete the FAFSA? The first word in FAFSA is…

By Jessica Brown

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National Cares Mentoring Movement

National Cares Mentoring Movement – for the Love of Our Children

Susan L. Taylor’s organization works with children in poverty

And that was just the beginning of a powerful evening—the National Cares Mentoring Movement’s For…

By Robin White Goode

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degree

This Is How To Earn Your Degree Overseas

Organizations like Beyond the States can help you find your way

That’s right. There’s a big world out there. You don’t have to limit yourself to…

By Robin White Goode

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giftedness

Will Your Child’s Giftedness Be Recognized?

Maybe not, if he’s black or brown

Unfortunately, teachers are biased too—one study shows how teachers’ choices and viewpoints often mirror the…

By Robin White Goode

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grants

99 Grants to Fund Your Tech

There are federal grants available to help fund your tech education initiatives. Here are the details

There are almost 100 federal grants available for creating or developing STEM (science, technology, engineering,…

By Samara Lynn

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girls

Girls, at 6, Already Think Boys Are Smarter

What happens after age 5?

A new report suggests that after the age of 6, girls think boys are smarter.…

By Robin White Goode

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Xavier University

Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve

Leadership and service are woven into the fabric of this HBCU experience

Xavier University of Louisiana, the only Catholic historically black college, is distinguished for producing the…

By Robin White Goode

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required reading

Required Reading — What Do Books Say About Us?

A country’s choices may indicate what it values

Last month the website Ideas.Ted.com posted a list of books that students are required to…

By Robin White Goode

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Education Reform

On the Record with Democrats for Education Reform

This advocacy organization supports leaders who champion high quality public school

Last week I spoke with Shavar Jeffries, the national president of Democrats for Education Reform.…

By Robin White Goode

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Pomona

Pomona College Selects Starr as its New President

NYU dean heading to California in the fall

Some people just have the right names. G. Gabrielle Starr is certainly one of them.…

By Robin White Goode

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career

3 Skills That Take You From College to Career

‘Teamwork, problem solving, and leadership’

Career preparation—even if you’re not exactly sure what you want to do—must be a core…

By Robin White Goode

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class

Help Where and When You Need It — In Class

In-class support just may be the answer to helping struggling college students

The pilot program seeks to address a dire statistic: “The graduation rate for black male…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State

Morgan State Awarded $700K in Grant Funding

Will support HBCU Student Success Project

Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation…

By Robin White Goode

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debt

6 Tips to Avoid Wrangling with Your Student Loan Servicer

Follow this advice and lower the chances that you’ll encounter problems

A lot has been written about this lawsuit—and I want to make sure that Black…

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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