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This New Orleans Community College Is Creating STEM Opportunities

Underserved students can access CTE through dual enrollment

There is another side to STEM and high-paying careers, however, which I learned about at…

By Robin White Goode

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Brutalizing Black Students is Business as Usual

Cell phone video captures criminal treatment

A teenage girl is slammed to the floor by a sheriff’s deputy. The incident, which…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How One HBCU Sends More Black Students to Med School Than Any Other

They don’t just go—they graduate

Xavier University has figured out how to teach underserved, under-prepared students. In so doing, it…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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President Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Principal Alexina Medley visit a classroom. (Image: Warren Easton Charter High School Student Photographer Alexis Hamilton)

Rising to the Top: 10 Years After Katrina

Former President George Bush revisits Warren Easton in New Orleans

A flooded high school takes an innovative, practical approach to meeting its students’ needs 10…

By Robin White Goode

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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Changing hearts, minds, and systems in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, W.K. Kellogg Foundation president and CEO assesses New Orleans’ progress…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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10 Years Post-Katrina

Black New Orleanians ask, "Where are we now?"

Ten years after Katrina, the Urban League of Greater New Orleans holds a conference to…

By Robin White Goode

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[WATCH] Flat Out Heels Wins $25,000 Pitch Competition at PowerMoves.NOLA

Dawn Dickson and her alternative to high heels beat out three other minority entrepreneurs at the Big Break Power Pitch

CEO of Flat Out Heels, Dawn Dickerson, wins 25,000 at entrepreneur PowerMoves pitch competition in…

By Brittany Dandy

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Michael Smith, GM for Hyatt Regency, is a New Orleans Hero

The philanthropist is a major player in hospitality and tourism

GM Michael Smith has become a hero in New Orleans for his attitude and assistance…

By Kimberly Wilson

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KIPP in New Orleans: Beating the Odds

Charter high school supports students to and through college

A KIPP charter high school in New Orleans thrives 10 years after Katrina. The school…

By Robin White Goode

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Will New Orleans Become Known for Academic Excellence?

Charter schools improving student scores, graduation rates

New Orleans uses charter schools to reach for academic excellence. Students improve across the board…

By Robin White Goode

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Twitter Celebrates Black Love As Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson

Jay Z, Beyoncé and Blue Ivy were present for New Orleans wedding

New Orleans was a hotspot as Solange Knowles got married at the Marigny Opera House…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Apollo Theater Celebrates A New Orleans to Harlem Jazz Weekend

Event takes place weekend of Nov. 8 in New York City

The famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, will be celebrating the birthplace of jazz…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Ray Nagin Former New Orleans Mayor Gets 10-Year Sentence

Mayor who helped New Orleans stand tall after Hurricane Katrina convicted of fraud

Ray Nagin, who stood trial in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina scandal, was convicted of…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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National Basketball Retired Players Association Teams with Stand for Children Louisiana

Partners together to take New Orleans youth on an enriching Civil Rights history trip

The National Basketball Retired Players Association teams with Stand for Children Louisiana to take youth…

By Courtney Connley

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Shots Fired at New Orleans Mother’s Day Parade; 18 Injured

Three suspects reportedly fled the scene

A second line parade in New Orleans on Mother’s Day disrupted by gunfire

By Makkada B. Selah

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Wendell Pierce, Tina Wells & Others Convene for 5th New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Wendell Pierce, Tina Wells and Others Convene for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

5th Annual Conference looks to help entrepreneurs in NOLA

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week celebrates it’s 5th year with over 3,000 entrepreneurs.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lil Wayne’s Skate Park More a Nuisance Than Fun

Truckstop Skate Park another worry for Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne can’t seem to stay out of trouble

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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On-Field Super Bowl Celebrations Were a Huge Boon for Times-Picayune

Thanks to retirement, photo is one for the ages

But the Times-Picayune, an award-winning newspaper, controversially switched to publishing just three times a week…

By Darren Sands

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Alicia Keys Plans Her Own Version of the National Anthem for Super Bowl

Is that a risky move?

The Super Bowl takes place in New Orleans, Sunday, Feburary 3rd and it features a…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Beyoncé to Share Stage with Fans at Super Bowl 2013

Bootylicious singer participates in contest with her fans

Would you like to be on stage with the star while she performs?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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