Tag Archives: New York

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Racism and Hatred Have No Place on Our Nation’s School Boards

Buffalo official spews out invective, tarnishing only himself

The Buffalo School Board is to be commended for its swift rejection of Paladino’s hateful…

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Bridging the Gap Between Higher Ed’s Rhetoric and Reality

The Gates Foundation’s Daniel Greenstein speaks out

The common thread running through all that I’ve learned? We live in a nation increasingly…

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43North Awards $5 Million to 8 Startups in Business Pitch Competition

Black founders among winning startups to walk away with cash prizes

Find out about the Black founders among the winning startups to walk away with cash…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Airbnb Sues New York

Airbnb and New York politicians lock horns

“We immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the act on state and federal grounds,” said Airbnb…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

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New York GOP Breakfast to Energize and Kickstart

One person in a neighborhood gets isolated and coerced, but seven people form a group and then you begin to procure change

The former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was the first of three to take the stage…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 14

Charter schools can be effective – or not

Bottom line: Charter schools are not a panacea. The best charter school networks, like KIPP,…

By Robin White Goode

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Choosing Summer Camp Early Can Mean Savings

STEM, drama, swimming, and reading keep young bodies and minds in tune

Camp costs may be eligible as a claim against your dependent care account through your…

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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…

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Does Powerball Really Fund Education?

Where does the money go when you buy a lottery ticket?

Many states claim that their Powerball revenues are used to fund education budgets, but experts…

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Airbnb

New York Governor Calls For Paid Family Leave, Discusses Loss of Father

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says paid family leave is the right of all workers

The United States is one of few developed countries that don’t offer some sort of…

By Courtney Connley

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7 Best Shopping Destinations Around the World

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world

Shopaholic? Check out some of the best shopping cities around the world.

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Driver’s Licenses May No Longer Get You Through Airport Security

Flying domestically? You may need to get your passport ready

According to a new policy, if you live in one of these four states, a…

By Cristie Leondis

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Urban World Film Festival Takes Place in New York Sept 23-27

Five-day film festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances

Urban World Film Festival includes 80 films, panel discussions, live screenplays, and exclusive performances.

By Kandia Johnson

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Minimum Wage Hike

If approved, New York will have the highest state minimum wage in the country

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce a $15 minimum wage hike for all workers in the…

By Courtney Connley

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Two Companies Highlight Designers of Color at #NYFW

HFR+Design Essentials Style Awards showcased top celebrity hairstylists in the fashion industry

The Style Awards gave exclusive backstage access to see top celebrity hairstylists in the fashion…

By Aniesia Williams

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#NYFW 2016 Spotlight: Daniel Silverstain

His 2015 collection was inspired by the 1967 World Fair

Silverstain’s collection features bold lines, angles and solid primary colors, yet each look is softened…

By Aniesia Williams

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[WATCH] Around the World in Fashion: Top 4 Fashion Week Cities

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world

New York Fashion Week in September kicks off fashion events around the world.

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Uptown Battle of the Bars Bartender Competition is Happening Now in Harlem, NY

Harlem area bars participate in "battle of the bars" competition to crown the “ best uptown bartender."

Harlem area bars participate in competition to crown the “ best uptown bartender.”

By Kandia Johnson

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Retail Workers Want a Raise, Too

New York State set a precedent with fast food workers

Following the passing of New York’s $15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers bill, retail…

By Courtney Connley

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