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White House Salutes Prison Project and Other Champions of Change

10 champions of change honored for giving fair chance to those with criminal record

See why President Obama is honoring these 10 champions of change for offering a fair…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Opening Up Cable Boxes is a Good Thing, People

People are freaking out over the FCC's proposal to open up cable boxes. It's a good thing, and here's why

It’s a mind-boggling example of unfounded fear.

By Samara Lynn

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New Education Majority Study Surveys Families of Color on Schooling

Black and Hispanic families want higher standards, but lack political power

Although the survey captures the beliefs and concerns of black and Latino parents, it’s doubtful…

By Robin White Goode

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Obama on Trump’s Mexican Border Wall: “Good Luck With That.”

On Tuesday President Obama discussed what he called the "half-baked" policy put forth by the Trump campaign

During a daily White House briefing on Tuesday, President Obama discussed what he called the…

By Hailey Wallace

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These Colleges Are Changing The Lives of Low-Income Students

At these schools, low-income students make it to graduation day

Can low income students make it to commencement day? Yes, according to a new report…

By Robin White Goode

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Obama Administration Supports African American STEM Degree Completion

Administration takes action to accelerate progress

Supporting the attaining of degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics remains…

By Robin White Goode

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BREAKING: Obama Speaks on Brussels Attacks

Speaking from Cuba, President Obama addressed the Tuesday morning attacks in Brussels

During a speech to the Cuban people at the Gran Teatro de la Havana, President…

By Hailey Wallace

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Apple: We Did Not Expect to Be at Odds With Our Government

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI.

By Samara Lynn

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 1

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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New Tech HBCU Initiative In Support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper

Student tech entrepreneurs gather at SXSW

In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative was launched at this year’s festival.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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GOP Refusing to Allow Hearing for Obama’s SCOTUS Pick, Merrick Garland

After praising the Obama SCOTUS pick during his nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court, the same GOP leaders are now trying to block Merrick Garland

After weeks of speculation, President Obama has nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge, Merrick Garland, to…

By Hailey Wallace

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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.

By Samara Lynn

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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.

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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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“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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