Jacksonville Jaguar Marcell Dareus Donates $125,000 to Help Build Classrooms in Haiti

by John Reid via jacksonville.com On his humanitarian trip to Haiti last month, Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus attended the…
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Students Jayla Tolliver and Taylissa Marriott, 15, Win Settlement in Racist Bullying Lawsuit in Nevada

by Clarissa Hamlin via newsone.com Two students now have some relief after being bullied for months at their Nevada high school…
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NYC 1st Lady Chirlane McCray Promotes Mental Health in Black Communities with Launch of “Brothers Thrive”

via newsone.com The City of New York is aiming to push conversations surrounding mental health in the Black community forward.…
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Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Awarded the 2018 Creativity Laureate Prize

via jbhe.com Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African &…
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Ieshia Champs, Single Mother of 5, to Graduate Magna Cum Laude From Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law

by Kerry Justich via yahoolifestyle.com Ieshia Champs never could have imagined what she would achieve when she grew up, as…
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Linda Oubré Selected as President of Whittier College in California

via jbhe.com The board of trustees of Whittier College in California, has chosen Linda Oubré as the educational institution’s fifteenth…
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Spelman College Student Deanna Hayden Works to Raise Literacy Rates with “House of Knowledge” Project

by Robin White Goode via blackenterprise.com It’s National Library Week, and at Spelman College a student is changing lives by…
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Malachi Jones, 17, Wins Prestigious $10,000 Scholastic Art & Writing Award for 2018

by Robin White Goode via blackenterprise.com Malachi Jones, the 17-year-old wunderkind who is heading to Columbia University this fall, has been awarded…
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Civil Rights Leader and Educator Clara Luper Has Department Named in her Honor at University of Oklahoma

via jbhe.com The University of Oklahoma has announced that it is recognizing educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper by…
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UMBC President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski to Receive American Council on Education’s Lifetime Achievement Award

by Liz Bowie via jbhe.com Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will receive the…
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