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How to Make Your Financial Goals a Reality

Research shows ‘accountability’ is the game changer

The study looked at outcomes over a 1 month period. When it was complete,…

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What Little Kids Need From Grownups

Play and free time may matter more than we think

Erika Christakis, a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center, writes about the importance of…

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College Strategies for Retaining and Graduating First-Generation Students

Low-income students should be integrated throughout campus life

How can colleges not only admit first-generation students, but retain them until they graduate? Here…

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New Man on Campus: John Williams, President of Muhlenberg College

Lehigh Valley school seeks to increase diversity, develop mentoring network

A small, liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that started out as a Lutheran seminary, Muhlenberg…

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Women of Power: 8 Female Executives Who Attended Ivy League Schools

Power women in corporate America who attended some of the nation's top universities

Check out which female executives from Black Enterprise’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America…

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All I Want For Christmas is… Balance in My Life

The holidays bring out the best and worse in people but there is a middleground

Christmas is a time for family & friends but it can be a stressful period…

By Caroline Clarke

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Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown, Yale, Columbia and UPenn all have the distinction of being named Ivy League institutions of higher education. Since February 1954 these eight universities have been heralded for their academic excellence and standout athletic achievements. 	Almost 60 years later, those institutions are still recognized as the most prestigious centers of higher learning nationwide. While the general train of thought would be that the Elite 8 would solely produce cerebral types, some of today’s most notable and creative African American celebrities have walked their hallowed halls as well. With the back to school season in full swing, BlackEnterprise.com highlights 10 celebrities you probably didn’t know attended an Ivy League school. —Amber McKynzie

10 Black Celebrities Who Attended Ivy League Schools

Eight schools have the honor of being labeled Ivy League and—surprisingly—having these 10 celebrities as attendees

The elite eight of higher education are referred to as Ivy League schools. While most…

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Women of Power: Eleanor Holmes Norton Continues Her Civil Rights Mission

The congresswoman has never forgotten her call to action to help her people achieve greatness

Congresswoman Norton keep the civil rights movement going
Nothing says power like politics, and for the…

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