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Minorities and Women in STEM: Part 2

By Jeremy Bamidele STEM jobs are increasing at staggering rates, meanwhile the amount of minorities and women graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics remains...

Labor Day and African Americans

American History books on most occasions don’t include African Americans. The Labor Day holiday became a Federal Holiday in 1894, yet many Americans don’t know much about this holiday. Labor Day...

Anchoring the National Conversation on Race

The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview With Kam Williams CNN’s Don Lemon has anchored and reported many breaking on-the-scene news stories, including the George Zimmerman trial, the Boston marathon...

HOW WE CAN HONOR MICHAEL BROWN IN A MEANINGFUL, CONSTRUCTIVE WAY

By Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson Founder and Executive Director, Be Someone Inc. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — My heart aches for the people of Ferguson, MO and I cry when I think of the...

Coors Light® Continues Its Commitment To Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Coors Light to Provide $10,000 Scholarship Donations to Each Participating HBCU CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Football is back, and Coors Light returns to kick off the 2014 Historically...

IS THE HATRED FOR TRADE SCHOOLS REALLY CLASS WARFARE? ARE LOW INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS THE REAL TARGETS?

Trade schools have higher graduation and placement rates than other colleges, yet they are being singled out for cuts in college funding because of their student population. Hairstylists, plumbers,...

Parents and Students Announce Plan to Boycott Newark Public Schools Because of Discriminatory “One Newark” Plan

In Solidarity with National Education Justice Group Journey 4 Justice and Part of National Week of Action Urging Support for Community Driven Quality Schools NEWARK, NJ – Today, at the site of the...

TOP 10 BACK-TO-SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN AND MINORITY STUDENTS

Back to School Scholarships For Minorities Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The summer is over and the 2014-2015 school year has already started; Students all over the country have returned back to...

Mark Saint Juste Releases New Children’s Book, “My Neighborhood,” as Part of Forthcoming Values-conscious Entertainment, Success Lifestyle, and Education Brand to Implement a “Curriculum of Love” This New School Year

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — “My Neighborhood,”  (http://www.myneighborhoodkidsbook.com/)  by Mark Saint Juste, signals the arrival of a new voice in children’s...

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Reinforces Its Commitment To Eradicate And Lead The Campaign Nationally Against Hazing

This year the campaign has extended to three weeks and involve the collaboration of both PBS’ alumni and collegiate members working together to eradicate hazing from its Membership Intake...