Tag Archives: President Obama

Mars

The First Human Voice on Mars is Black

And he’s also head of NASA

The rover transmitted Charles Bolden’s voice to Earth from Mars—the first time a voice has…

By Samara Lynn

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school

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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Barack

A Look Back: President Barack Obama’s Prominent B.E. Covers

Black Enterprise honors the legacy of our President

Take a nostalgic look back on the Black Enterprise covers President Barack Obama has graced…

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weekend

In Case You Missed It: Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

This week's round-up of the best stories circulating the web

From saying goodbye to President Obama to the future of cannabis in 2017, here are…

By Selena Hill

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best

Dropping the Mic: The Best of B.E. Obama

Take a look at some of the best news and think pieces on President Obama

After eight years in the White House, we’re saying goodbye to President Obama with a…

By Selena Hill

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White House

10 Reasons Obama’s Presidency Will Go Down In History

Here are some of the president's biggest accomplishments

In a few short weeks, Obama’s tenure in the White House will officially come to…

By Selena Hill

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: December 16, 2016

Racism in science and tech for the week of December 16, 2016

This week in tech racism looks at a cyber attack on Black Lives Matter; the…

By Samara Lynn

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our schools

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Our Schools?

We want better schools, not necessarily ‘choice’

At our neighborhood house tour this year, a young mother whose children attend a great…

By Robin White Goode

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White House Releases Final Progress Report on ‘Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color’

The Obama Administration takes this initiative personal

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, talks about the Obama Administration’s effort to help…

By Black Enterprise

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Obama

Obama’s Legacy of Supporting Small Businesses

President Obama has launched several initiatives that have helped to accelerate entrepreneurship among underserved groups

According to a Fact Sheet released by the White House in honor of National Entrepreneurship…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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for-profit

For-Profit Stocks Rise With Trump’s Election

Predatory schools happy to see Republicans in charge

You may not be surprised to learn that the day after the election, for-profit stocks…

By Robin White Goode

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missteps

Hillary Clinton’s 10 Missteps in the 2016 Election

A closer look as to how Hillary lost this election, according to Republican strategist John Burnett

Secretary Clinton and her cohort’s made some critical missteps, which helped aid Trump’s victory. Take…

By John Burnett

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Trump

The Tech 100: Trump’s Presidency Will Be a Disaster for Innovation and STEM

STEM and tech programs which benefit people of color are in danger under the Trump administration

Science and technology do not seem to be a big focus of the new president-elect.…

By Samara Lynn

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vote

Study: Most Black Americans Plan to Vote in the 2016 Election

New survey shows the majority of blacks plan to turn out on Election Day

The majority of African Americans agree that the 2016 election is “very important” and plan…

By Selena Hill

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STEM education

National Day of Action for all Supporters of STEM Education

Contact your representatives in Congress today

STEM Education Coalition calls on STEM ed supporters to contact Congress to fully fund grants…

By Robin White Goode

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Mars

$300M for Humans on Mars, Robots, and Fighting Solar Storms

The Obama administration has huge plans for the country's science and tech future

It’s no secret that President Obama is a blerd—a big-time sci-fi buff and a huge…

By Samara Lynn

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soft skills

Hard Times Ahead for Those Who Lack Soft Skills

Self-control, teamwork—such skills make the difference in school and the workplace

Soft skills, also known as social, emotional, and behavioral skills, at one time may have…

By Robin White Goode

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graduation

High School Graduation Rate Sets New Record

"It takes a village to raise graduation rates"

The U.S. high school graduation rate sets a new record. Read how the Obama administration,…

By Robin White Goode

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ICANN

The Tech 100: No, Obama is Not Giving Away the Internet through ICANN

In this edition of The Tech 100: There's been a whole lot of mess about the transfer of ICANN, here are the facts.

It’s a shame that some would spread falsehood just to advance their pet causes or…

By Samara Lynn

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Berry Gordy

Motown Legend Berry Gordy Receives Medal of Arts From President Obama

Music icon honored for building his music label and launching the careers of countless legendary artists

President Obama recently gave out the 2015 National Medal of Arts to distinguished recipients. Among…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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