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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.

By Michael Tolbert

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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…

By Brittany Dandy

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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Black Women Are the Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs

African American female-owned businesses have increased by 322% in the last 18 years

Recent study says black female owned businesses has increased by 322% making black women the…

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4 Incredible Stats About Serena Williams’ Historic Win at Wimbledon

The tennis star adds to her illustrious career with her “Serena Slam”

Check out four notable moments of Serena Williams’ illustrious tennis career after big win at…

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6 Power Plays Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Serena Williams

Winners always find new ways to win. Are you doing what you need to elevate your game?

Winners always find new ways to win; they must. Are you doing what you need…

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GlobalHue’s Kelli Coleman Talks Female Empowerment and Being a Boss

Young executive opens up about inspiring women to be their best self

GlobalHue’s Kelli Coleman talks “She Who Dares” female empowerment series, new accessories line and the…

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5 Ways to Be the Mentee Every Mentor Wants

Learn how to make the most of your mentor-mentee relationship

Five helpful tips for young professionals looking to improve their role in a mentor-mentee relationship.

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Meet Millennial Swimwear Designer Altrichia Cook

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear says she wants women to feel beautiful, confident and empowered

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear talks her passion for women’s fashion, how she got…

By Brittany Dandy

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STEM Role Models and Career Success

Mentors and exemplars play an important role

A panel on STEM role models at the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference speaks to…

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Starbucks and Other Major Companies Pledge Job Opportunities for 100,000 Unemployed Youth

Campaign to hold its first youth job fair in Chicago with the help of rapper Common

Starbucks teams up with executives from 16 other companies to create job opportunities to 100,000…

By Courtney Connley

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Chrisette Michele Launches Clothing Line ‘Rich Hipster Belle’

Songstress wants girls to embrace their curves and 'glamourosity'

The collection includes a variety of looks, specifically designed to fit and flatter shapely women.

By Brittany Dandy

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College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

Survey finds students lack confidence in personal finance and want parents help

A survey finds that college students lack confidence and knowledge about managing money and look…

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