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Aspiring content creators, journalists, and communications experts can find themselves at the forefront of change by covering the exciting and continued transformation from gas to electric vehicles during the Chevrolet and National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) expanded 2022 Disc…

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Socrates once wrote that the secret to change is to focus all our energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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In observance of Earth Month, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s two ReStore Outlets are working to reduce waste, help the environment and create funds to support Habitat’s work in our local community.

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Troy D. Johnson is the founder and webmaster of AALBC.com (The African American Literature Book Club), and President of AALBC.com, LLC. He started AALBC.com in October of 1997, and today it is the oldest, largest, and most frequently visited website dedicated to books written by or about peo…

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We have to solve the issue of poverty, the issue of hunger, the issue of war - spending billions of dollars to kill rather than to build.  The late Congressman John R. Lewis

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While we deeply value our teachers and appreciate how hard they are working, we have to sound an alarm for these students of color who stand the greatest risk of falling even further behind academically and socially if the strike is not resolved immediately. These students are already signif…

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Supporters say an ethnic studies program in Minnesota schools would enhance educational outcomes by better engaging students, and would help students develop a sense of belonging and appreciate diverse cultural nuances to succeed in an increasing global world.

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“We need the historian and philosopher to give us with trenchant pen, the story of our forefathers, and let our soul and body, with phosphorescent light, brighten the chasm that separates us. We should cling to them just as blood is thicker than water.”―Arturo Schomburg, legendary historian,…

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A lot of time, resources, and energy is devoted every year to reimagining how to recruit the next incoming class of college students and attract a more diverse student body. However, if colleges and universities prioritize enrollment numbers over graduation rates, we are sustaining the statu…

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Reading, writing and math are often thought of as subjects that children learn in school. But as a psychologist who researches how families can help support learning at home, I have found that children can also learn those skills through everyday tasks and chores. One of these chores is prep…

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Scholars trace the origin of hip-hop to a “back to school jam” that DJ Kool Herc threw in an apartment in the South Bronx in 1973. Today the music genre is one of the most popular in the U.S.

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The American Cancer Society (ACS), along with four historically black medical schools including Charles Drew Medical School, Howard University, Meharry Medical College, and Morehouse School of Medicine, announced a groundbreaking Diversity in Cancer Research (DICR) Program to help improve di…

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Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that Instagram – the social media platform most used by adolescents – is harmful to teen girls’ body image and well-being but swept those findings under the rug to continue conducting business as usual, according to a Sept. 14, 2…

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In an up-close-and-personal tour of the workings of the Biden Administration and its commitment to addressing the most pressing issues facing Black youth – Derek Chauvin[ism] aside – the Michigan Chronicle participated in an in-depth conversation with top White House adviser Cedric Richmond,…

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The U.S. Department of Education last week announced additional benefits, outreach, flexibilities, and guidance to assist students, federal student aid applicants, and institutions of higher educations.

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Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS are presenting  a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Re…

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Rodney Robinson, a 19-year teaching veteran who became a teacher to honor his mother and who struggled to receive an education after being denied one as a child due to segregation and poverty in rural Virginia, was named the 2019 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State Sch…

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Aye Win and Isabella Brown from Como Park Senior High School in St. Paul, Israel Glenn and Kenija Wallace from North Community High School in Minneapolis and Jasmine Salter from Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis were recently announced as the 2019 Beat the Odds scholarship recipients.

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At a Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce event held recently on our campus, business representatives in attendance were asked, “How will businesses solve the region’s dual problem of having an overall shortage of technical workers and an increasingly complex work environment?”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Policy Analysis and Research (CPAR) at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) released the inaugural issue of a multidisciplinary journal focusing exclusively on public policy issues related to Black politics in the United States.

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