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WE tv's Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Screening Event

Bow Wow and Crew Make Their Broadcast Debut on WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’

Last night was the series premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. However, I was given a…

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game

The Education Software That Increases Test Scores

Practice math concepts with DreamBox Learning

What grabbed my attention? “Wealthy parents knew about this,” Woolley-Wilson told me. “We think it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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TV watching

Low-Income Five-Year-Olds Hurt by Too Much TV Watching

Highest income kids not affected at all

How much TV watching will hurt your kids’ math skills and ability to focus? That…

By Robin White Goode

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

By Black Enterprise

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Uber

In New York City, Tipping Your Uber Driver May Become Mandatory

They are fighting for the rights of Uber drivers in one of the world's busiest cities

An organization representing independent taxi drivers, sent a petition to the Taxi and Limousine Commission…

By Samara Lynn

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Intrepid

Sign Up Your Girl for Summer STEM Fun at NYC Intrepid

Girls can get a jump on summer fun and STEM skills in an exciting NYC program for 8th and 9th-grade students

The Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum Complex in New York City is now accepting…

By Samara Lynn

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect Uses the Summer to Help Kids Learn

PMP helps students make academic gains, instead of going down the summer slide

I recently learned about one such organization, Practice Makes Perfect, a New York City-based program…

By Robin White Goode

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segregation

What’s the Answer to Extreme Academic Segregation in NYC?

The solution may be to stop screening students to get into the city’s top schools

Finally, we need to raise the bar in grades pre-K to 8 overall. Everyone knows…

By Robin White Goode

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Travel Around the World Without Jumping on a Plane

A metro card can get you far in a city filled with history and culture

New York City is one of the few places in the world, where you can…

By Kandia Johnson

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Apollo

Apollo Crowd Cheers and Jeers on Debate Night

It's show time at the Apollo; featuring Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and a politically diverse group of panelists prepared to share their expertise, following the first round of 2016 presidential debates

There was no better place to watch the highly anticipated presidential debate on Monday than…

By Selena Hill

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Startup52

Startup52 NYC Accelerator Presents “We Color Tech”

Startup52 is helping founders from underrepresented communities launch the businesses of their dreams in the heart of NYC

Smack dab in the middle of bustling Times Square is one of the most diversified…

By Samara Lynn

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high school

Prepare Students for College While They’re in High School

Is the purpose of school to prepare students academically?

The Hechinger Report explains how such students end up in the swamp of remedial or…

By Robin White Goode

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NYPD

NYPD Rolls Out Tech From African American-Led Company to Fight Gun Violence

A new technology solution called ShotSpotter from SST, Inc., a company led by African American tech veteran, Ralph A. Clark, will help the NYPD minimize gun violence

The New York City Police Department recently launched a million dollar technology initiative, in its…

By Samara Lynn

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city eats

City Eats: Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

From kosher steakhouses to Harlem hotspots, these are some of the best restaurants in New York City

Check out this list of the best restaurants in New York City that you have…

By Kimberly Wilson

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

By Samara Lynn

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What You’re Missing: Black History Month Events in NYC

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more to celebrate

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more held in NYC to celebrate black history month.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Fun Things To Do This Valentine’s Day In and Around New York City

From a brunch cruise to a comedy show, your valentine won't be disappointed

Black Enterprise shares the five top events on Valentine’s day in the New York City/…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Awesome Winter Events in New York City

Indoor and outdoor fun in the city

Freezing-cold temperatures don’t stop the show in New York City. With its renowned restaurant scene,…

By Kandia Johnson

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Minimum Wage Increase: NYC Mayor Upping the Ante to $15

Plan will cost city more than $230 million and boost pay for contract, union workers

Workers in the Big Apple can expect to earn at least $15 an hour by…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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