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Category Archive: Education, Music

AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR CREATES THE HEARTBEAT MUSIC ACADEMY TO PROVIDE MUSIC PROGRAMS FOR UNDERSERVED AND HOMELESS IMPACTED YOUTH IN SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego, CA (BlackNews.com) — The Heartbeat Music Academy, located in San Diego, California, was founded by entrepreneur and humanitarian, Tyra K. Hawthorne. Ms. Hawthorne, a native of...

Avoiding the Freshman 15 Can Have Long-Term Health Benefits

By Dr. Michele C. Reed Recently, thousands of African-American students started college for the first time and lots of big changes are headed their way. Life away from home includes a whole host of...

MASTER MOTIVATOR ORRIN HUDSON PLAYS A SIMULTANEOUS GAME OF CHESS WITH 59 STUDENTS — TEACHES THEM THE WINNING MOVES IN CHESS… AND LIFE!

Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson playing a simultaneous game of chess with 59 children at an after-school program in Gadsden, Alabama to teach them pattern recognition. Gadsden, AL...

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network’s “I Speak Up” Call-to-Action Against Bullying

“Stop Bullying: Speak Up” Campaign Seeks One Million People to Share Mobile Videos To Help Launch CARTOON NETWORK’S SPEAK UP WEEK (Sept. 29-Oct.3) And Kick Off National Bullying...

unite4:good and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Announce scholarship4:good Winners

New Program Provides Scholarships That Inspire Kindness Innovation NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — unite4:good (www.unite4good.org), the global movement for humanity,...

FORMER UCLA DEAN STARTS ONLINE UNIVERSITY — OFFERS BACHELORS IN MULTICULTURAL RELATIONS

Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) — Shropshire University will begin classes in January 2015 with over 120 course offerings and 11 Bachelors degrees. The University will offer all of its courses...

MAJOR AFRICAN MUSIC ARTISTS TO PERFORM PRO BONO FOR PLAD’S STOP AFRICA LAND GRAB CONCERT — SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST AT THE WARNER THEATRE IN WASHINGTON, DC

Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — Performing for the first time ever in DC – The legendary Mbilia Bel from the Democratic Republic of Congo, artist producer Didier Awadi from Senegal,...

ATLANTA EMERGENCY YOUTH SHELTER IS IN DANGER OF CLOSING ON OCTOBER 1ST – SEEKS MORE SUPPORT

Young People Matter (YPM) operates the city’s only emergency youth shelter for girls under 18 Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) — Young People Matter’s (YPM) teen shelter, the Open Hearts...

UNITY CARE COMMUNITY SERVICE AGENCY LAUNCHES FREE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS GRADES 6-12

Community Kick-off Celebration Sept. 12 | Oak Grove High School, San Jose CA San Jose, CA (BlackNews.com) — Unity Care, a non-profit youth and family service agency, is proud to launch its...

NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. HOLDS SPECIAL NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., (NHBW) a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life, facilitate family preservation, achieve...