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Here’s President Obama’s Views on Apple, the FBI and iPhone Encryption

The President's extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at SXSW 2016

The President’s extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at…

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President Obama Speaks On Apple, FBI Issue and Using Tech for Civic Duty at SXSW

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology.

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

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Obama ‘Beefs Up’ TechHire Initiative to Put More Americans in Tech Jobs

TechHire, Obama's strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and extended to more communities

TechHire, Obama’s strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and…

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Carla Hayden, First Woman and African American Nominated to Lead Library of Congress

A long time devotee of making libraries accessible and digital-friendly

Carla Hayden is the first woman and first African American to be nominated to lead…

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Part 2: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

One hard reality of getting out of debt is that you have to do two…

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Part 1: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

Money Coach and Author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox knows all too well the struggles African Americans have…

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President Obama Nominates First African American to Head Library of Congress

Carla Hayden has been nominated as 14th Librarian of Congress

President Obama nominates Carla Hayden as new head of the Library of Congress, making her…

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Should Computer Science Education Cover More Than Coding?

You need theory as well as practice, some say

Colleges teach computer science theory, but hackers and coding boot camps teach how to code…

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President Obama’s 2017 Budget Supports Increased Equity and Excellence

Extends conversation about the need to prioritize education

President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposes key investments in education, teachers and other school…

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UC Davis to Host Energy Institute For Young African Leaders Program

First energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

UC Davis will host the first energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship…

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What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

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President Obama Signs Africa Electricity Plan Into Law

Experts estimate that the full cost of the initiative is $835 billion

President Barack Obama has signed into law the Electrify Africa Act of 2015 which aims…

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President’s FY2017 Budget Addresses Student Debt, College Affordability and Completion

The Institute for College Access & Success responds

The budget also includes additional funds for certain groups of students who already receive Pell…

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$1.8 Billion: President Obama Requesting Funding to Combat Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put emergency operations center on a 'Level 1' alert

President Obama will request approval for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika…

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5 Higher Ed Issues That Should Be Dominating the Presidential Debates

Do the candidates’ debates lack a focus on higher education?

According to an important article at E-Campus News, the five higher education issues that should…

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Black History at Home and Abroad: 13 Leaders Whose Impact Went Global

These historymakers have crossed borders, expanded their reach and legacies

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada. These global…

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President Obama Proposes New ‘First Job’ Funding

Aims at connecting young people to skills training that starts careers

President Obama has released details of his plan to invest billions of the FY 2017…

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Sen. Rubio Is Really Upset About President Obama’s Mosque Visit

The GOP presidential candidate criticized President Obama's first mosque visit as "pitting people against each other"

On Wednesday, President Obama journeyed to the Islamic Society of Baltimore, one of the country’s…

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Computer Science Is Coming to a School Near You

President Obama pledges $4 billion in funding

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and computer science. That’s the gist of the president’s remarks about how…

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