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Universities Collectively Disregard Trump’s Command To Reverse Obama-Era Affirmative Action Guidelines

Earlier this month, it was announced that the Trump administration decided to reverse Obama’s policy on affirmative action, which encouraged universities to consider …

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Richmond, Virginia’s J.E.B. Stuart Elementary To Be Renamed After President Barack Obama

An elementary school in my hometown of Richmond, Virginia will be renamed from a Confederate general to the first black president of the …

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More Students Are Deciding To Attend HBCU’s For The 2018-2019 School Year

The graduation hype is settling and the 2018-2019 academic year is on its way. Students are making their big decision on which college …

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Meet Three 2018 College Graduates Reminding Young Women of Color To Always Reach For The Stars

During a recent trip to New York City to attend the 2018 University Commencement ceremony for The New School, I was met with …

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Julia Nepper Earns A Ph.D. At 23 Years Old

Julia Nepper has earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at the age of 23 years old. Nepper, who was homeschooled at …

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Common Surprises Harlem School With $10,000 For School Supplies

Rapper, actor, and activist Common is always giving back to the community whether it be with his music, protesting, or donating his time …

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Meet Aiden, The Kid Zoologist Whose Breaking The Internet

The Crocodile Hunters protege has arrived, his name is Aiden and he is full of knowledge and #blackboyjoy!

We need to …

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Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation Partners with eBay To Sends Kids to College

Jay Z’s namesake Shawn Carter Foundation is partnering with eBay to help underprivileged youth pursue college degrees. Jay’s mom Gloria Carter, who co-founded …

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NJ Teenager Ifeoma White-Thorpe Gets Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Schools

At this time of the school year, high school senior girls are trying to decide what prom dress they should wear, while the …

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Michelle Obama Wrote A College Letter of Recommendation For ‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi

How many people can say they got a recommendation letter from a former first lady? So far, Yara Shahidi makes one.

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Rihanna Continues to Promote Education in Malawi

After her efforts to show the importance of education through her Clara Lionel Foundation, Rihanna decided to go to Malawi to share her …

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Meditation Replaces Detention At This Baltimore Elementary School

Forms of discipline in the education system vary across schools and cultures. In America, we are used to the star/smiley face system, detention, all …