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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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Get Three Vacations in One: Morro Bay, California

Get the most bang for your vacation buck at this West Coast getaway

Want to go to Napa Valley for the wine, Maryland for the seafood and Florida…

By Aniesia Williams

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The False Promise of Tuition-Free Community College

Low-income students need comprehensive financial aid to make it to graduation

• “Financial aid helps me so much; however, I still am homeless because it is…

By Robin White Goode

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Why Education Is the Pathway Out of Prison

This company delivers education options to prisoners, lowering rates of recidivism

IDS, the business of Rubin Cockrell, PhD, and Turner Nashe, PhD, provides the transforming power…

By Robin White Goode

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Women’s History Month: Jacqueline Glass At the Well

Founder of At the Well Conferences Inc. provides safe space for bright girls of color

Jacqueline Glass, a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is founder of At the Well Conferences…

By Robin White Goode

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Can’t Afford Tuition Here? College is Free in Europe

And many classes are taught entirely in English

American students are paying no or low-cost college tuition in Europe. Unless you’re getting generous…

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Oakland Answers White House Call to Expand Computer Science Education

Ensuring that all Oakland students have access to CS education and career pathways

Answering President Obama’s call to make computer science education available to all students as a…

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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Holiday Travel Guide: Journey to the O.C.

Orange County, California is a prime destination

Dealing with the winter cold and possibility snow during the holidays? Use this holiday travel…

By Aniesia Williams

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[TechConneXt Summit] Students Tour AT&T Foundry, Google

STEM students tour Silicon Valley tech giants

The Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit begins with exhilarating tours of two Silicon Valley tech stars:…

By Robin White Goode

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Wine List: 5 Must-Visit Wineries to Visit This Spring

Here is a round up of some of the top places visit this spring

Considering spring season brings fairly comfortable temperatures around the region, here’s a look at some…

By Kandia Johnson

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California’s Community College System Enters Transfer Deal with Nine HBCUs

New partnership will allow students to have an easier transfer to HBCUs

California community college system enters new partnership to help students have a smoother transfer to…

By Courtney Connley

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New Kendrick Lamar Single Artwork Builds Anticipation For Sophomore Album

The cryptic cover art has everyone guessing what K.Dot is up to

For those not keeping score, Top Dawg’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith announced a few months…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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How Nonprofits Navigate the Emerging Legal Marijuana Market

Dr. Lakisha Jenkins talks navigating challenges in an unregulated arena

Kiona Farm’acy’s Dr. Lakisha Jenkins talks navigating challenges in the unregulated marijuana market.

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Single Mom of 3 Graduates From UCLA With 3 Degrees

Says she plans to go back and earn her law degree

Single mom of three, Deanna Jordan, graduated from UCLA this past Friday with three degrees…

By Courtney Connley

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California Students Raise $3,000 Worth of Can Tabs to Help Pay for Classmate’s Surgery

Elementary students help classmate pay for ear surgery

A group of California elementary students raised nearly $3,000 worth of can tabs to help…

By Courtney Connley

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California Attorney General Releases Guidelines for Online Privacy

Kamala D. Harris' proposed guidelines show how sites can comply with California's newest privacy laws that require companies to disclose privacy practices

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris says the guidelines will help sites
California is making it…

By Patrick Austin

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CA Ordered to Free Inmates From Overcrowded Prisons

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has vowed to push back on judge panel's order

If state officials followed the order, about 10,000 inmates could be freed by the end…

By Aaron Morrison

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Calif., Rhode Island Have Highest Unemployment Rates

North Dakota is still the lowest, thanks to the oil boom

Unemployment is still worst in Calif.

By Darren Sands

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The 5 Least Friendly States for Entrepreneurs

A study rated these the least friendly states for entrepreneurs

Check out the findings from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

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