Tag Archives: California

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This Student Took 15 Years to Graduate and Learned Something Big

You can learn a valuable lesson from this student

Persisting to graduation isn’t always easy. Many students lack maturity and self-discipline, and sometimes school…

By Robin White Goode

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There’s Something For Everyone at Santa Catalina Island

Wildlife, premier diving locations, and gorgeous beaches and cabanas are just a small portion of the attractions on hand

There’s something for all types of vacationers at Santa Catalina Island, one of California’s Channel…

By Aniesia Williams

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This Wrongly Convicted Artist Now Spreads Love Through Painting

Fulton L. Washington paints images that are worth far more than a thousand words

In the wake of a system that gives little to no chances, Mr. Fulton Leory…

By Regan Farley

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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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Eric Holder to Represent California in Legal Battles Against Trump

California hired the former U.S. Attorney General as a force of legal firepower

California lawmakers hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as a legal advisor as they…

By Selena Hill

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California Sen. Kamala Harris Sworn Into Congress

California's first female, black, and Indian American senator was sworn into the 115th Congress today

Kamala Harris made history Tuesday, becoming the first black woman and the first Indian American…

By Selena Hill

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Achievement

The Other Achievement Gap You May Not Know

In college and college prep, boys are outnumbered and disadvantaged

Women are now graduating with more degrees than men in nearly every racial group. According…

By Robin White Goode

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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.

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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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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