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LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Nearly 40% of Black Children Live in Poverty

Child poverty rates are declining for all other groups

The number of black children living in poverty in the U.S. held steady over the…

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Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at AmericanInterContinental University

The actor talks education, giving back, and what he hopes to share with this year's graduating class

On August 8, Blair Underwood will offer words of wisdom to the class of graduating…

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Whatever Happened to Generation X?

The 'forgotten generation' is dealing with debt, declining marketability, and other financial challenges

Generation X, often called the ‘forgotten generation’ struggles with debt and the responsibilities of taking…

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The 20 Colleges That Account for One-Fifth of All Grad School Debt

Yep, for-profits figure prominently on the list

According to Center for American Progress, 20 colleges are responsible for one-fifth of grad school…

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Cool Jobs: Meet Comedienne Diona Reasonover

TBS' up and coming female comic is more than just a funny girl

Up and coming female comic, Dione Reasonover, is more than just a funny girl.

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20 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas for kids? Absolutely. Check out fun activities in Vegas for the whole family

Las Vegas for kids? Absolutely. Check out fun activities in Vegas for the whole family.

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