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Michelle Obama Promotes Girls’ Education at YALI Summit

Focusing on the importance of having a substantive conversation about girls’ education in Africa Wednesday afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama (pictured) spoke with an audience of 500 participants in President …

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United Negro College Fund keeps getting heat for taking Republican Money

Rush Limbaugh attacked them as “lunatics” running a “plantation” for black “slaves.” Another right-winger claimed a “white” union president was out to hurt “disadvantaged black youth,” even though …

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My Brother’s Keeper: Stop Writing Letters and Do the Work

by Dr. Walter Kimbrough – President, Dillard University Over the past few days my Twitter feed has buzzed about the letter signed by 1,000 women and girls urging President Barack Obama to broaden his My …

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Did black people own slaves?

Editor’s note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers, author of the 1934 book 100 Amazing Facts About the …

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A Black Female Professor Struggles With ‘Going Mean’

On two occasions recently, I have heard an African-­American female professor described as “mean” or “difficult” or someone who takes herself too seriously. The first case involved a colleague …

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Six college students face hazing and assault charges

Akron, Ohio – Six University of Akron students are facing hazing and assault charges. They’re all members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and warrants for their arrests were issued today in connection to an …

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This professor did extensive research on Dr Umar Johnson: The results are a little scary

We are not going to tell you what to think about this information, but felt that it was important to share it with you. This professor says that she spent a lot of time studying the background of Dr Umar Johnson and she …

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Future Doctor Who Was Homeschooled Triple Majors At Morehouse

What does it take to produce great black children?  According to Dr Boyce Watkins, part of the solution lies with taking them out of America’s school systems and educating them on our own. Dr Watkins, one of the …

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This man was homeless, and now he’s a college graduate

It’s very tough to come back from homelessness, most people do not.  So, when someone is able to overcome these long odds, there is quite a bit to celebrate.  That’s where 23-year old Kenneth Chancey comes …

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Horrified mother says school officials choked her 7-year old son

The school-to-prison pipeline has become something that parents around the nation dread as a threat to the freedom and security of their children.  Kids in school are being managed with more and more strong arm …

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