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Talk to Your Teenager About Digital Literacy

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail their future

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail…

By Selena Hill

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5 Strategies for College Success This Fall

‘Begin with the end in mind’ is a good idea

I wish I could say my husband and I were so forward thinking when we…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

By Robin White Goode

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College Teaches Young Men a Trade—and Helps Them Avoid Debt

Williamson College of the Trades an attractive option for those who like to work with their hands

I recently learned about a school that I wish I’d known about years ago: Williamson…

By Robin White Goode

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thrive

When Your Child Fails to Thrive at College

Emotional health needs must be met for students to succeed

Some of the behaviors we’ve come to think of as typical of college students are…

By Robin White Goode

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College Presidents Aren’t Much More Diverse than They Ever Were

Those who lead institutions of higher ed tend to be white, male, and older

Interestingly, gains that did occur accrued mostly to African Americans. The percentage of African American…

By Robin White Goode

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Oberlin

Oberlin College Chooses African American Visionary as Its Next President

Carmen Twillie Ambar goes to Ohio with a trail of accomplishments behind her

Ambar, currently president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be going to Oberlin…

By Robin White Goode

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Apply Today! HBCU@SXSW18 Is Accepting Applications Now

Opportunity Ecosystem provides early exposure to wealth-building possibilities in tech

HBCU@SXSW 2018 has officially opened its call for student applications and corporate partnerships, so don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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Ruth Simmons

Ruth Simmons Named Interim President of Prairie View A&M University

Former president of Brown and Smith to lead Texas HBCU

Ruth Simmons, Ph.D., former president of Brown University and Smith College, an elite women’s college,…

By Robin White Goode

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The Test You Don’t Know About that Could Make a Big Difference in Your Child’s Future

Students do worse in this ‘subject’ than they do in math

When my children and I were selecting colleges, we didn’t consider a school’s ability to…

By Robin White Goode

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How You Can Still Apply to College and Attend School This Fall

NACAC has a great tool you can use—if you act now!

Do you think it’s too late to attend college for this fall? Think again. Whether…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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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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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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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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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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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