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Learning Through Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

As a lifelong baseball fan, former high school ballplayer, and coach for 20 years, I…

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The National Urban League Releases Its State of Black America Report

Washington’s shift in priorities threatens African American progress

Yesterday the National Urban League released the 41st edition of its State of Black America…

By Robin White Goode

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3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Because financial education starts at home

Even if we do not have a lot of money, we are still equipped to…

By Ashley M Fox

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Spring Break

Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Before you use your college refund check to book a trip or go on a shopping spree, ask yourself, "Will spring break leave me spring broke?"

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

By Jessica Brown

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professor

I’m A Black Professor At A Mostly White School And That Matters

Being a professor of color at a PWI provides me a rare perspective on these…

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Beauty Pageants

More Black Girl Magic is Needed in Beauty Pageants

There are several reasons why more African American women should consider competing for titles

Beauty pageants are more than just winning a crown and sash. It is big business…

By macklinc

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HBCU Summit

Morgan State University President Slams Betsy DeVos Over HBCU Remark

Dr. David Wilson says DeVos' remarks about HBCU's were an "unfortunate choice of words"

Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, told BE that Betsy DeVos’ comments were an…

By Selena Hill

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black boys

Black Boys Build Businesses in the Age of Trump

TBI Kings are taught to conduct all business lawfully and with integrity, while always creating real value for themselves and for others

“Empowering black boys in the age of Trump is about more than reading and math…

By Jared Brown

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Trump

The 3-Point Plan Trump Should Implement to Aid Minorities

Instead of trying to answer President Trump's rhetorical question, 'What do you have to lose?' we must instead make demands regarding what we expect to gain

If Trump can focus on an inclusive goal, we can use that to drive progress.…

By Shawn Baldwin

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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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STEM Toys

You Can Now Give Your Kids a Monthly STEM Toy Box Subscription

Can Amazon's new service create budding engineers?

Can STEM toys help build STEM skills? Jeffrey Trawick, said there has been surprisingly little…

By Samara Lynn

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2020Shift and Uber Will Teach You All About Product Design

2020Shift, with the help of Uber, offers a tech course that is not coding-focused but fulfills a need

The course offering underscores the goals of 2020Shift, to highlight not only the necessity of…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM Toys

8 Educational STEM Toys for Kids at CES 2017

These eight toys will ensure your kids learn STEM!

To prepare kids for a technology-encompassed world, it’s never too early to get tech into…

By Samara Lynn

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Financial Aid

10 Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Office

Here are the questions you must ask the financial aid office in order to protect yourself and your financial security

Contacting the financial aid office is important before accepting awards. Asking these ten questions will…

By Jessica Brown

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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crazy ideas

Where Do Kids Get Their Crazy Ideas About Money?

Probably you! Studies show many children pick up money habits and beliefs from their parents

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s 2012 Financial Literacy Survey, children learn financial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Scholarship Money

Don’t Miss Out On $100M of Unclaimed Scholarship Money

Students across the country are missing out on scholarship opportunities by letting deadlines pass or from laziness

Last year, over $100 million in scholarship money went unclaimed. That’s why it’s vital to…

By Jessica Brown

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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

By Regan Farley

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Bayou Classic Business

Bayou Classic: Holiday Tradition Combining Business with Pleasure

"...it’s been more than a game, it’s been a way of life."

The Bayou Classic is the powerhouse of HBCU Classics. It is much more than just…

By Preston Charles

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How To

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“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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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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