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Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Research and Challenges in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares more about his role, helping facilitate the direction of scholarly research.

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President Obama Proposes New ‘First Job’ Funding

President Obama has released details of his plan to invest billions of the FY 2017…

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Could Year-Round Pell Grants Make a Comeback?

Currently, low-income students who attend college full-time and receive Pell Grants often run through the…

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Tristan Walker
5 Tech Innovators Share Winning Career Advice

Black technology innovators share career advice on breaking boundaries in technology.

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How 5 Celebrities Pay it Forward with Education Programs

How Lebron James, Serena Williams, Tyrese, and More pay it forward with education programs

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‘Read Where You Are’ Campaign Encourages Young People to Enjoy Reading

"Read Where You Are" encourages reading across the nation.

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Today is International Youth Day: Here’s How You Can Get Involved

Youth day events happening around the world today, on August 13.

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Young Girls Design an App and Win Black Girls Code Hackathon

Young innovators participate in Black Girls Code Hackathon and win $2,000 for designing an…

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

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[Recap] White House Hosts Youth Leadership Hackathon

Youth leaders and staff gather at the White house for leadership development and policy workshop

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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

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STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

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5 Social Media Tips for Military Leaders

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media.

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Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at AmericanInterContinental University

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

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US Army Extends 3-Year Sabbatical Program

US Army Sabbatical Program Allows Active-duty officers, warrant officers and enlisted soldiers to take 3-Years-off.

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6 Facebook Pages For Veterans and Their Families

Use Facebook to connect with military organizations and families in the US Military.

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[WATCH] 3 Inspiring Military Videos

Stuck in a rut? Check out a few motivational military videos to lift your spirits.

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The Best Colleges for Veterans in 2015

Whether it’s readjusting to civilian life or recovering from an injury, military veterans returning to…

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Charles Barkley to Donate Millions to Charity, Higher Ed

Charles Barkley to donate a total of $3 million to the Wounded Warrior Project, Morehouse…

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