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George Zimmerman Tries to Fund Fight Against Black Lives Matter, Auctions Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

The acquitted killer George Zimmerman attempted to sell his firearm online

George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 10

Unequal spending contributes to educational inequality

Some states spend a lot to instruct their public school students; others spend relatively little.…

By Robin White Goode

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Princeton Fills Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Post

University retains Woodrow Wilson’s name but confronts its history

Protests have roiled college campuses across the country lately, many led by African American students.…

By Robin White Goode

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The MBA That Won’t Set You Back $100K

Is it worth it? Yes, depending on your goals

Want to earn an MBA but the price tag won’t let you? This online school…

By Robin White Goode

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Young Gifted and Black: 4 Ways to Support Your Gifted Child

Mother of 5-year-old assumes role of ‘pesky parent’

This couple supports their gifted daughter by meeting with her teachers, networking with other parents,…

By Robin White Goode

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SAT Scores Are the Lowest in a Decade

Wealthier kids have higher scores

SAT scores drop down to their lowest in a decade, but are SAT scores even…

By Robin White Goode

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5 Places Where You Can Always Find Great Content

Convert your followers into customers

When engaging in social media, many folks mistakenly abuse platforms by using them as a…

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#NPRBlacksinTech Twitter Chat Series Spotlights Blacks in STEM

NPR’s ‘Tell Me More with Michel Martin’ hosts Twitter chat with innovators of color

From Dec. 2 through Dec. 20, NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin is chatting…

By Janel Martinez

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NPR’s Michele Norris’ ‘Race Card’ Project Sparks Dialogue

Journalist solicited 'race cards' from all over the world

Award-winning journalist gets people to write down six words on a card about race

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Intern Chronicles: Senior Gears Up to Take on the News Industry

Building a solid body of experience, Ryan Arrendell stays on the grind

Ryan Arrendell, a journalism student at Northwestern University, build up a solid body of experience,…

By Dominique Hobdy

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In the News: Michelle Obama’s First Book Titled ‘American Grown’; NPR’s Michele Norris Steps Down as Host and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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With constant advances in technology, educators and students have to find the right tools to keep lectures interesting and engagement at an all time high. Let’s face it: the classroom, library, and study centers are no longer just for books—add laptops, iPods, tablets, and e-book readers to the list of must-have gadgets students are toting around campus. In fact, most colleges and universities are meeting students where they’re at, providing pupils with work accessible only on interactive platforms, such as the growingly popular podcasts, which are being used to elaborate on homework assignments, share lecture notes and access additional class materials. As part of our Back to School coverage, BlackEnterprise.com suggests students check out these five podcasts that will boost their academic prowess. —Janel Martinez

5 Must-Have Podcasts for College Students

Undergraduates (and grad students) stay informed with these essential educational supplements

Staying a wake in class can be a chore in itself for many student but…

By Janel Martinez

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