Young, Gifted and Black: Meet Agnes Mulewa Ng’ang’a

This article originally found at http://howafrica.com/meet-kenyas-22-year-old-ceo-who-built-a-multi-million-business-in-6-months/ Being an entrepreneur is something today that seems so mainstream. Everyone wants to open his/her own business, come up with a design, and sell products. They don’t want to work for a boss, they want to be the boss. And that is a great goal. Personally I would love…

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Black History is Everyday: Meet Some People Who are Changing the World

This article originally found at The Huffington Post Zeba Blay decided to take on Black History Month on Huffington Post by highlighting black professionals who are changing the future for many people. Their innovations and businesses are aimed at helping these generations to overcome obstacles that are in front of them and move onward and…

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Student Can No Longer Attend School Because He Is Black

This story originally found at News One Every day children across the world get up and go to school. A school in their area, because they can. It’s it every child’s right to have a great education and to enjoy the learning process. Even though we hear a lot about schools not performing well, and…

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Why are Potentially Dangerous Teachers in Your Child’s School?

This article originally found at News One When you send a child to school, you are entrusting them in the care of the school and its teachers for eight hours per day, if not more. I know that I don’t reference check the teachers when I send my child to school, but I will look…

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The Surprising Reasons why Students are Forced to Learn in a Cold School

This article originally found at NWI Times Being cold is not something that I enjoy. Specifically, when I am cold, I cannot focus. All I can think about is how can I get warm, why am I not already warm now, and imagining the beach somewhere to attempt to trick my brain into thinking I’m…

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Free Courses for Parents and Children of Color in NYC

This article originally found at Blavity Children in underprivileged neighborhoods are often faced with more challenges than just poverty. These areas also lack, at least a lot of the time, various student programs, updated school curricula, and extracurricular activities. REP U Inc. is changing that. Two social workers from the Bronx decided to create this…

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NFL Player Works on Doctorate During “Off Season”

This story originally found at ESPN Whenever we discuss athletes and their stardom, some of us may wonder if they are all brawn, or if they have some brains as well. Sound a bit discriminatory? Understandable. It’s not meant to, though. It’s like following thinking about other celebrities…The Kardashians, as an example. I know they…

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10-Year-Old Fashion Designer Making Waves

This article originally found at New York One When I was 10, I was watching Law and Order and playing music in my school band. Did I think that was a bad thing? Of course not, but I didn’t have the drive that this young girl has. A fifth-grade student in Queens, New Games York,…

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Convicted Felon Earns Doctorate and Opens College for Others Like Him

This article originally found at ABC 7 Chicago Not everyone in jail wants to stay there for life. They want to better themselves and improve their chances of staying out of prison. Daniel Geiter, as told by ABC 7 Chicago news, is 30 the epitome of someone who made the best out Why of a…

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