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How To Make Students With Disabilities Successful

There was a time when the term disabled evoked images of individuals who could not function independently. However, students with disabilities can not only be independent, but very successful as well. Dr. Roosevelt Mitchell III explains how to make students with disabilities successful. He shares some of his personal experiences of growing up with a…...

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Truths You Won’t Believe Series: Statistics About Black Women in College

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Truths You Won't Believe

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Truths You Won’t BelieveMore black women than ever before are enrolling in 2-year colleges or 4-year universities. However, because of negative images of some African-American women being posted to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, society has developed a preconceived notion that young black women lack ambition and goals. People need…

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Did Brown vs the Board of Education Truly Help or Hurt Black Education?

We fought for it. We died for it. We did everything we could as black people to get rid of “Separate but Equal” in our school systems, from universities to K-12 classrooms. The legal significance of the famous Brown vs. the Board of Education case has shaped the landscape of education as we know it…

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Get Involved: The Power of Mentoring Black Boys

Black boys need positive role models. Many of them are getting lost between the transition from childhood to young adulthood. Bad choices are being made, and the long-term consequences are often troubling. It is easy for these boys to consider dropping out of school rather than pursuing a higher education path. So, what can be…...

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Tips for College Students to Succeed From the Start

It seemed like just yesterday I was moving down to Indiana State University as a young man eager to get my college life started. I was so excited about the opportunity to start a new chapter in my life. I’ll be honest, I never thought I would attend college after that first rejection letter came.…...

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Tips on how to Have Your Child Truly Prepared for College

As we educators look at black graduation rates, we realize that it’s a two-fold situation. black graduation rates have risen over the years, especially for black women, but it is leaps and bounds lower when it comes to those of our white counterparts. The question is not why are our students not completing their education,…

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A Black Community Question: Where are All the Black Teachers?

Ask yourself this question: How many black teachers did you have while you were in grades K-12?  Think about when you were in college? Chances are, if you had more than 3 black teachers during your entire academic career, you were truly blessed, regardless of if you went to school in an urban or suburban setting.…...

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Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM – Episode 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM[brid video=”17192″ player=”3326″ title=”Vanguard Conversations with Women of Color in STEM”] “Vanguard: Conversations With Women Of Color in STEM” is an interactive panel discussion led by Dr. Jedidah Isler, the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Astrophysics…

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Students Are Invited By NASA to Help Land a Manned Craft on Mars

By Evette D. Champion NASA wants to land several manned spacecrafts on Mars as a result of their successful landing of Curiosity earlier this year. Although Curiosity weighed in at just one ton, the landing with a complete crew will bring the weight up to as much as 15 to 30 tons. To be able to…

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