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Howard University Hospital Receives $11 Million Grant for Sickle Cell Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Howard University Hospital Center for Sickle Cell…

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Business Opportunities

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Janet Collins Story: Karyn Parsons Launches Kickstarter for Ballerina’s Biopic

Karyn Parsons launches a Kickstarter campaign to tell the untold story of the first black…

Chicago Fights to Win Obama Library Bid

The city of Chicago, where President Obama got his political start, is placing its bid…

Community Pastor Talks About the Role Faith Leaders Play in Supporting My Brother’s Keeper

Rev. Mike McBride, of PICO National Network Lifelines to Healing campaign, speaks on the role…



Hampton University Inc.

Hampton University president William Harvey gives candid insights on HBCU management efficiency and entrepreneurial innovation.

Why Common Core is Vital to Your Business

Common Core State Standards – the set of internationally benchmarked goals for public school…

Tioki Founder Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Connects Educators Through Online Network

Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, co-founder of Tioki, provides insight into the intersection of education and innovation leading…

K-12 Education

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Florida School District Becomes First in Nation to Opt Out of State Testing

Lee County School Board in Florida becomes the first school district in the nation to…

Louisiana Governor Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core Standards

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal proves his strong opposition to Common Core State Standards with a…

Beyoncé’s BeyGood Charity Donates Supplies to Underfunded Schools

Beyoncé and her BeyGood charity organization are providing school supplies to 2,000 students in underfunded…

Postsecondary Education


Alabama State University Receives $1 Million in Grants for STEM

Alabama State University receives $1 million in federal funding to support student research opportunities in…

6 Musical Geniuses Whose Careers Have Made It to the Classroom

With more universities bridging music and academics, we rounded up today’s hottest artists whose careers…

Blackboard Accepts the #PayMyTuitionChallenge with New Scholarship Program

With the hashtag #paymytuitionchallenge trending on Twitter, Blackboard has responded with a new scholarship program…

Women of Power


REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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