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5 Myths About Veterans Transitioning from Military Life to College

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Vets pursuing educational goals

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Veterans pursuing educational goals.

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Employee-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Glam Spa for Young Girls

Venetta Carraway creates fun and fancy girls club

Carraway transitioned the The Ritzy Glitzy Girlz Club mobile glam spa to a storefront,…

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Tai Beauchamp Talks Career Transitions, New Show and Advice to Younger Self

Beauchamp opens up about transitioning from editorial to television

Journalist and style expert, Tai Beauchamp, talks transitioning from editorial to television and hosting her…

By Courtney Connley

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Indianapolis Schools Implement Tutoring for Parents

Parent educators will support parents and teach them skills to help kids learn

Indianapolis Public Schools has announced that it will begin a program implementing greater involvement with…

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Celebs React to the Death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

Daughter of late superstar Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown dies at 22

Celebrities react to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late superstar Whitney…

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Brandy Graces Uptown Magazine Cover as ‘Rising Icon’

The singer and actress opens up about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year career

Brandy opens up to Uptown Magazine about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year…

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LeBron James Inks New Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announces partnership with Lebron James' production company, SpringHill Entertainment

Adding to his legacy and joining the ranks of other iconic NBA players turned business…

By Michael Tolbert

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NBA Players Association Holds First Annual Basketball Players Awards

The NBPA Basketball Players Awards happened Tuesday night in Las Vegas

NBA players speak frankly and emotionally about what it means to be recognized by their…

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Meet the Young Creative Who Left Corporate America to Jumpstart Her Floral Design Business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks stepping out on faith to start her own business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks the challenges and triumphs of leaving her job in…

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Brooklyn Law School to Refund Graduates Who Can’t Find a Job

The new program will go into effect for the incoming 2015 class

Brooklyn Law School announces its plan to refund 15 percent of total tuition paid to…

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We Need to Stop Putting Our Children in Front of Screens

What happened to taking books, puzzles, crayons and paper, building blocks, Legos, along for the ride?

New York Times Personal Health columinist Jane Brody writes about Internet addiction. Putting children in…

By Robin White Goode

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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5 Social Media Tips for Military Leaders

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media.

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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to Offer Innovative Business Camp for Area Students

Is Middle School Too Early to Start Preparing for College?

College prep begins at home

Middle school is a great time to prepare students for college by requiring them to…

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Following your passion is great, but no one wants to struggle to pay the bills after graduating from college. That's why for some students it's important to avoid majors that traditionally don't pay well. A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce identified a list of college degrees that place African Americans at the lowest end of the pay scale. Following our look at the highest paying degrees for African Americans, here's a look at the majors most likely to leave your wallet a little lighter.

These Organizations Make Sure Kids Not Only Go to College But Graduate

Helping students complete their education is their primary focus

At the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, a panel examines how networks of support help…

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BE Modern Man: Meet “The Superintendent” Dr. Thomas McBryde Jr.

Transforming public education into a hub of forward progression

There’s one man who looks to transform public education into a hub of forward progression…

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Oregon Offers Free Community College for Eligible Residents

Joins Tennessee in statewide effort

Oregon passes a bill that offers free community college–the first two years–to high school graduates…

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Star-Studded Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 Airs Tonight

Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 airs live on Nickelodeon at 8 p.m. ET

Nickelodeon brings out the stars for its second annual Kids’ Choice Sports awards show.

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State Test Scores Hide the Truth from Parents, Kids

Students may not be doing as well as state test scores indicate

State test scores are higher than the results of the NAEP, or the Nation’s Report…

By Robin White Goode

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Three Young Black Models Rock ‘Teen Vogue’ Cover

Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August 2015 issue

Models Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones, and Lineisy Montero grace the August issue of ‘Teen…

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