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The Road to $1.5 Trillion in Black Buying Power and Dispelling a Common Myth

Black buying power is projected to hit $1.5 trillion by 2021, but can Black America…

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For These Two HBCU Students, an Intel Internship Opened Up a New World

The internship offered access into Silicon Valley that many tech professionals would envy

The internship program is part of a $125M diversity initiative from Intel—this program specifically comes…

By Samara Lynn

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Former FBI Director James Comey Gets Lecture Series at Howard University

Donating entire $100K compensation to scholarship fund for students out of foster care

Howard University has announced that former FBI Director James Comey will be the university’s Opening…

By Robin White Goode

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This Swim School Franchise Owner Proves; Yes, We ‘Own’ Swimming

The competitive swimmer had no idea she'd end up owning a swim school franchise

The stereotype that people of color don’t swim is rapidly deteriorating. Karese Cain turned her…

By Nancy E Williams

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accepting applications

Apply Today! HBCU@SXSW18 Is Accepting Applications Now

Opportunity Ecosystem provides early exposure to wealth-building possibilities in tech

HBCU@SXSW 2018 has officially opened its call for student applications and corporate partnerships, so don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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diverse talent

The 2017 Greenlighters Academy Develops Hollywood’s Next Stars in Boot Camp

ABFF Greenlighters Academy Fellows learn about decision-making corporate careers in film

This spring, the American Black Film Festival—June 14–18 in Miami Beach—held its first ABFF Greenlighters…

By Robin White Goode

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Howard’s Very Own Displays Brilliance and Entrepreneurship

Prominent HBCU hosts third annual business summit

What do bad and boogie, innovation, and Fifth Avenue fashion have in common? All were…

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

By Robin White Goode

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps Names Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

Howard, Spelman, FAMU hold the top three spots

There’s a certain romance about the idea of doing volunteer work in the developing world.…

By Robin White Goode

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Howard West

Howard University Alum, Now a VP at Google, Opens Up About Howard West

A Google VP lauds the strategic partnership between Google and her alma mater, Howard University

The announcement that Google is opening up its Googleplex campus to students and faculty of…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

By Samara Lynn

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Charles Koch

Charles Koch Gives $25.6 Million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The billionaire is supporting scholars researching education, criminal justice, entrepreneurship

But Koch is also partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which supports public historically…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Howard

Chevrolet and NNPA Give Howard Students an Opportunity to “Discover the Unexpected”

DTU is a fellowship program designed to support the next generation of African American journalists and storytellers

Find out how Chevrolet gave Howard University communications students the chance change the narrative of…

By Kimberly Wilson

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spinoff series

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets Spin-off Series

The much anticipated comic series hits stands later this year

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and an alum of Howard University, was offered…

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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college

Obama the Sixth U.S. President to Deliver Keynote at Howard

148th commencement for the historically black university

“So make no mistake, Class of 2016. You’ve got plenty of work to do,” said…

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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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.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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