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The first day of LeBron James’ I Promise’ school for ...

We all know that Trump is trying to use sports to divide people, welp, looks like it’s backfiring and blacks are excelling! The NBA superstar has returned to his home town of Akron, Ohio to ...
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Beyoncé Blessing $100,000 in Scholarships to Historically Black College and ...

Just days after her earth-shattering Coachella performance, Beyoncé announced the four new schools benefiting from the second installment of the BeyGOOD Initiative’s Homecoming Scholars Award program (previously the Formation Scholars Award program). One student from Historically Black ...
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Microsoft Honors The Worlds Greatest Teacher In Ghana With Computers ...

It’s not too often you find a man that is a teacher who is will to teach! Richard Appiah Akoto goes above the above and beyond with passion when working with his students. As he ...
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Dr. Shango A. Blake: The Hip Hop Principal | @truskconsults

Nationally known as the Hip Hop Principal, Dr. Shango A. Blake-CEO of TRU SK Consultants, LLC is a much sought-after speaker about issues in urban education; from pioneering unique collaborations between students, teachers, parents, and ...
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Board OKs plan for LeBron James’ ‘I Promise’ school in ...

The school board in LeBron James’ Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star’s foundation. The LeBron James Family Foundation says the “I Promise” School in ...
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Chance The Rapper Wants To Attend A Historical Black College ...

Usually when someone wants to go to college, they cross their fingers and pray that their application and SAT scores are good enough to get them into their top choice. For Chance The Rapper, he ...
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Michael B. Jordan & Ryan Coolger Team Up for Standardized ...

Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler are back together again for a new movie called ‘Wrong Answer.’ via Variety: Jordan will star as a math teacher with Coogler directing  the movie, set up with New Regency Productions ...
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Michelle Obama Thanks Beyoncé ‘For Investing In Our Girls’ With ...

Beyoncé’s newly formed scholarship program is getting two thumbs up from Michelle Obama. On Tuesday, the former first lady went on Twitter ― a rare occurrence these days ― to share a heartfelt thank you ...
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Emowered Youth | New Jersey teen accepted to all 8 ...

A New Jersey teen has been granted admission to the most prestigious colleges in the United States. Ifeoma White-Thorpe, 17, a senior at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy ...
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Schools in This NYC Consortium Promote Discussions, Slash Testing and ...

For more than two decades, corporate reformers have campaigned for accountability in education, insisting schools are best run like corporations and students best served by high-stakes testing policies that dictate promotion to the next level. ...
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No money, mo’ problems: Alabama HBCU #EpicFail after firing Gwen ...

Unfortunately for Alabama State University, they are now caught in a series of missteps that have resulted in an #EpicFail. All of this can be traced back to the firing of former president Gwendolyn Boyd ...
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Man Power | Chance is Donating 1 MILLION Dollars to ...

After an unproductive meeting with Illinois governor Bruce Rauner to talk about Chicago Public Schools, Chance the Rapper takes matters into his own hands. Chance the Rapper has donated a million dollars to Chicago Public ...