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Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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How Much Rent is Too Much Rent?

Study finds rent causing many Americans financial stress

Overspending on housing takes away our ability to fund retirement, education, and takes resources away…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Malia Obama’s Gap Year Is the Real News

Taking a purposeful year off has its benefits

But a purposeful, structured year off can be a meaningful time in a young person’s…

By Robin White Goode

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How to Make Your Financial Goals a Reality

Research shows ‘accountability’ is the game changer

The study looked at outcomes over a 1 month period. When it was complete,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Hill Harper Chosen As New Spokesman for National Honor Society

Tells students: ‘Honor Your Future Now’

A successful actor who now stars in Limitless, Harper says, “You don’t need a high…

By Robin White Goode

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First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Talks Power of Persistence, Resilience, and Courage (Part III)

Lillian Lincoln Lambert continues the conversation in Part III

In Part III, the first African American woman to receive Harvard MBA continues to tell…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Opens Up About Lessons Learned (Part II)

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry.

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First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Talks Power of Persistence, Resilience, and Courage (Part I)

Lillian Lincoln Lambert recognized the importance of education and broke barriers

“Don’t be discouraged by those who say you can’t do something or should not do…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Filmmaker Nate Parker to Launch Film School at HBCU

Star of 'Beyond the Lights' opens film and drama school at Wiley College

Star of The Great Debaters, Beyond the Lights, and other films, Nate Parker is starting…

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Soulful Sax Sensation Marcus Miller Shares Most Important Money Lessons

Series: The 3 most important lessons I’ve learned about money

“The richer you are as a person and the more competent you are as a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Should ‘Faculty Dean’ Replace ‘House Master’ at Harvard?

When words and symbols get polluted, it’s time to reject them

Some find the term “house master” to be anachronistic and unnecessary; others, a thoroughly reprehensible…

By Robin White Goode

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Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Black History Month: Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

29 days of modern black history makers

Professor and historian Annette Gordon-Reed was the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize…

By Safon Floyd

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Nearly Half of American Renters Are Struggling to Pay Their Rent

Study illustrates hardships of stagnant incomes and rising rents for all groups

The study points out that the supply of rental housing has increased, but demand has…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Toronto Woman Crowdfunds Her Way From Homeless to Harvard

How Tonika Morgan raised thousands in order to attend Harvard grad school

Toronto woman Tonika Morgan raised her tuition via crowdfunding in order to attend Harvard grad…

By Brittany Dandy

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Blogger and Principal Raise Over $1 Million to Send Students on Harvard Field Trip

Humans of New York blogger helps to change the lives of Brooklyn middle school students

Humans of New York blogger and Brooklyn principal raise over $1 million to send students…

By Courtney Connley

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Harvard's Tommy Amaker is one of several African American coaches in the Ivy League.

Harvard Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker Talks About His Humble Beginnings [Video]

Amaker sat down with The Shadow League for an exclusive interview

With a big win Thursday over Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament, you’d be hard pressed…

By Darren Sands

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Soledad O’Brien’s Niece Scores Highest GPA at Harvard

Ellie Hylton says she made "a lot of very detailed to-do lists" to excel at Harvard

Ellie Hylton, journalist Soledad O’Brien’s niece, graduating with top honors at Harvard

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Harvard’s First Black Dean to Step Down

Evelynn Hammonds says Harvard officials did not ask her to step down

Evelynn Hammonds will remain on the faculty and will lead a new program on race…

By Aaron Morrison

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RYAN LESLIE 	Harvard University 	BA, Government and Economics 	Class of ’98   Scoring a perfect score of 1600 on his SATs at the age of 15, Leslie went on to deliver Harvard’s “Harvard Oration” at his graduation ceremony when he was just 19 years old.  Joining Cambridge’s elite jazz group, The Krokodiloes, the child prodigy discovered his love for music. Since then he as written music and produced for Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment, Donnell Jones, New Edition, Cheri Dennis and more.  Still recognizing the importance of education, Leslie recently hosted a “mini-music seminar” for Harvard’s Black Student Law Association in 2009 called “The Bizness Behind the Business.”

Ryan Leslie Directs Political Short for Congressional Candidate Taj Clayton

The gifted performer lends his creative vision and support to his Harvard classmate's political aspirations

Singer/producer Ryan Leslie adds director to his resume with a powerful campaign short for Congressional…

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What You Can Learn From Harvard Law School

Black attorneys' reunion demonstrates how to use alumni networks to increase your clout

Over the past few weeks, many of us will attend the annual round of fall…

By Derek T. Dingle

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