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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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[WATCH] High School Senior Awarded $3M in Scholarship Money

Arianna Alexander says her father encouraged her to do her best

High school senior, Arianna Alexander, was accepted into 26 schools, 8 ivy leagues, and awarded…

By Brittany Dandy

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Linda Cliatt-Wayman Delivers Fearless TED Talk

High school principal's vision for changing low-performing schools

Meet Linda Cliatt-Wayman, a high school principal with a vision for change at low performing…

By Brittany Dandy

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Michelle Obama Delivers Speech to Chicago High School Students

Michelle Obama's encouraging words to graduates in her hometown

“You embody all of the courage and love, all of the hunger and hope that…

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Educator Claudine Gay Named Harvard’s New Dean of Social Science

Gay will officially step into her role July 1

Harvard University names Claudine Gay as new dean of social science

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The Best Colleges for Veterans in 2015

Top four-year colleges for veterans to complete a degree.

Whether it’s readjusting to civilian life or recovering from an injury, military veterans returning to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Is Technology the Nexus Where Civics and Student Learning Meet?

Learn civics by doing it, some educators urge

Making civics a higher priority, some teachers are corralling technology as a way of both…

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Wishbone and Uncommon Schools Campaign to Send Students to Top Summer Programs

Campaign to raise $90,000 to fund opportunities, keep students engaged over the summer

Low-income students are positioned to attend top summer programs via a campaign launched by Wishbone…

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BE Modern Man: Meet 30-Year-Old Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D.

Professor shares the secrets to success

DeLeon Gray is not what we imagine a traditional professor should look like. At the…

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Teen Mom, Trameka Pope, Beats the Odds

Not only is she the head of her class, she's been awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships

Teen mom Trameka Pope is valedictorian of her senior class and was awarded more than…

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