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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

By Kandia Johnson

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(Part II) Can Schools in Gentrifying Neighborhoods Become More Diverse, Too?

Malcolm X Academy in San Francisco may just be a test case

Efforts are underway to make under-enrolled, underperforming schools more attractive to gentrifying neighborhoods.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Facts About the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison

School-to-prison pipeline: Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison.

By Kandia Johnson

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[Recap] White House Hosts Youth Leadership Hackathon

Youth leaders and staff meet at the White House for leadership development and policy workshop

Youth leaders and staff gather at the White house for leadership development and policy workshop

By Kandia Johnson

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How Do We Cut the School to Prison Pipeline? Rethink Discipline

School districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

How school districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

By Kandia Johnson

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(Part I) Can Schools in Gentrifying Neighborhoods Become More Diverse, Too?

Malcolm X Academy in San Francisco may just be a test case

An under-enrolled, underperforming K-5 school in San Francisco with students of color attempts to attract…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education

CEO of BOLD Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tool to help students and parents navigate the admissions process

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…

By Brittany Dandy

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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

Michelle Obama told students "Education should be cool again"

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Myths About Veterans Transitioning from Military Life to College

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Vets pursuing educational goals

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Veterans pursuing educational goals.

By Kandia Johnson

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Lisa Ransom, Maryland’s 4th District Congressional Candidate, Represents a New Brand of Leadership

Her 'families first' platform addresses Maryland's social and economic challenges

Lisa Ransom, Maryland’s 4th District Congressional candidate, leads from the front with ‘families first’ as…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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BE Modern Man: Meet “The Superintendent” Dr. Thomas McBryde Jr.

Transforming public education into a hub of forward progression

There’s one man who looks to transform public education into a hub of forward progression…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at AmericanInterContinental University

The actor talks education, giving back, and what he hopes to share with this year's graduating class

On August 8, Blair Underwood will offer words of wisdom to the class of graduating…

By Black Enterprise

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[VIDEO] 92-Year-Old Woman Receives Library Card After Being Denied 73 Years Ago

Pearl Thompson shares her story

Pearl Thompson, 92-Years-old, receives library card after being denied 73 years ago.

By Brittany Dandy

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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, 63rd African American Woman to Recieve Ph.D. in Physics

The University of Waterloo grad talks race and the science world

In February Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein announces that she was the 63rd black woman in the…

By Brittany Dandy

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[REPORT] More College-Educated Blacks Employed in Tech Than Healthcare

The tech-job boom extends beyond Silicon Valley

From 2009 to 2014, blacks with a college degree gained slightly more tech jobs than…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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‘Marrying Down’ May Cost Educated Women $25K a Year

Recent study shows black women who marry less educated men may be losing financially

Recent Pew study shows black women who marry less educated men may be losing financially.

By Brittany Dandy

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Dr. Steve Perry Talks Leadership, Education, and Our Children

This dynamic educator is transforming our communities

African American educator is working to effect change in our communities.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Subject of New Documentary

Award-winning director Dawn Porter helps change the narrative about young black men

“I was frustrated and tired of shaking my head and being outraged and saddened by…

By Kali Wilder

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African Dream Initiative: Education Makes the Difference

Creating a cycle of success for the continent’s future leaders

African Dream Initiative gives bright, underresourced children the opportunity to attend the best schools and…

By Robin White Goode

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Passing on Financial Values: Father to Sons

Meet the Bivens boys

It’s Friday afternoon and 6-year-old Maxwell runs into the house after school. He can’t wait…

By Dayvee Sutton

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