Tag Archives: young professionals

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KIPP in New Orleans: Beating the Odds

Charter high school supports students to and through college

A KIPP charter high school in New Orleans thrives 10 years after Katrina. The school…

By Robin White Goode

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5 Steps That Turn Internships into Jobs

Moving from opportunity to employment

A survey finds that employers made job offers to about 65% of their interns last…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[VIDEO] OITNB’s Laverne Cox Poses Nude for Allure Magazine

The actress talks the beauty of imperfection in Allure's annual nude feature

Laverne Cox bares all in Allure’s annual nude feature.

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2nd Annual Digital Innovation in Learning Awards

Ed tech nominations due this summer

The Digital Innovation in Learning Awards showcase and share the work of those deeply involved…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Modern Man: Meet “The Executive” Santos Garcia

Distinguishing himself from the crowd led to his professional success

New York City’s own Santos Garcia is a man determined to get the best out…

By Cristie Leondis

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Celebrate National Running Day by Joining 3 African American Running Clubs

On June 3, runners will join a coast-to-coast celebration of running

On June 3, runners will join National Running Day a coast-to-coast celebration of running.

By Kandia Johnson

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Average Pay for College Graduates Lower Than 15 Years Ago

New report finds wages to be 2.5 percent lower than in 2000

New report from the Economic Policy Institute shows the average wage for college graduates is…

By Courtney Connley

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Shaw University Announces New President

Tashni Dubroy cites partnerships as key to fiscal efficiency

Shaw University’s new president vows to stabilize the school’s finances, academics and leadership, and looks…

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7 LinkedIn Upgrades That Will Help You Find a Job

Key ways to help you maximize your profile

Seven upgrades that will help you maximize your LinkedIn profile.

By Courtney Connley

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Google Still Struggling to Diversify Workplace

Report shows large gender and racial gap amongst tech giant employees

Google’s updated report shows the tech giant is still struggling to diversity its workforce.

By Courtney Connley

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Student Loan in Default? You Could Lose Your Job

21 states have laws that revoke professional licenses if a loan is in bad standing

More than 20 states have laws that can cause you to have your professional license…

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3 Tips to Help Graduates Land Employment

Helpful advice for college graduates looking to enter the workforce

Three useful tips to help college graduates land employment

By Courtney Connley

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BE Modern Man: Meet Author, Life Coach, and the 19th Child of 21, Paul Lamar Hunter

The entrepreneur proves that limits nor lineage can determine the quality of one’s life

Paul Lamar Hunter is living proof that neither limits nor lineage can determine the quality…

By Daron Pressley

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Is Technology the Nexus Where Civics and Student Learning Meet?

Learn civics by doing it, some educators urge

Making civics a higher priority, some teachers are corralling technology as a way of both…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Programs Aim at Easing Tensions Between Students and Police

Attempt to bridge divide between law enforcement and black youth

Efforts emerge to quell the tension between law enforcement and the communities they serve, but…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Making Computer Science Accessible to All

Teaching approach attracts female students

Teaching computer science in a way that’s more accessible to women and all students.

By Robin White Goode

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$100,000 Grant Supports Scholarships for Black Farmers

Awards of up to $5,000 for ag-related study at 2- and 4-year schools

Scholarships of up to $5,000 are being made available to black students of agriculture and…

By Robin White Goode

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Parents Create Black Doll for Their Daughter

The Sweetings' raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter for their black, natural hair doll

The Sweetings created the Angelica Doll, a black doll with natural hair, for their daughter.

By Brittany Dandy

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Reinventing Freshman Year to Ensure Student Retention

Helping students to finish college, not just start

Through BridgeEdU, Wes Moore ensures student retention by reinventing the college freshman year, addressing obstacles…

By Robin White Goode

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Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in High Demand

Finance, computer science and accounting top the list

Data from the National Association of College and Employers shows business-related majors are the most…

By Courtney Connley

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