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Black Students Encouraged to Apply for Federal Diversity Internship Opportunities

By Victor Ochieng Good news for African-American students: The Washington Center’s Federal Diversity Internship Initiative along with several other organizations and government agencies recently announced fully-sponsored internship programs for the Spring and Summer of 2016. Among the organizations involved in the program are the Washington Center and HBCU Connect. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to…...

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Why do We Marginalize Kids with Disabilities?

By. Dr. Roosevelt Mitchell III This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but how much progress have people with disabilities made since then? We are living in a day and time where every campaign has seemingly taken precedent over that of the disabled. The LGBT movement has hopped, skipped, and leaped over those with…...

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List of Grants for Education, Community Service, and Student-Led Projects

By Evette Champion Financial support is a hurdle that many of us need to cross in order to reach our objectives. Fortunately, several grants are available for those who display a degree of excellence both inside and outside of  the classroom. From arts education to STEM to playground construction, here is a list of grants that…...

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Silent Wounds: Mental Health and Black Children…

Mental health issues are pressing concerns throughout many African American communities. Often, these issues are not diagnosed and some people may even feel shame about discussing mental health issues with others. As such, it is often a taboo topic or stigmatized. Your Black Education Reporter Tiffany Caesar discusses the importance of mental healthcare, and provides…...

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Advice For Parents Raising a Young Entrepreneur

Behind great young innovators, you will find parents or guardians who have motivated and encouraged them along the way. The journey for young entrepreneurs is almost never simple, and involves much hard work, discipline, and guidance. Zara Cunningham, the CEO of Zandra Beauty, had great support from her parents while pursuing her dream. Some of…...

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Educational Games: ScienceWiz / Inventions Kit

[easyazon_link identifier=”1886978034″ locale=”US” tag=”youblawornet-20″]ScienceWiz / Inventions Kit[/easyazon_link] is an award-winning step-by-step manual into understanding how common inventions work. Designed by Penny Norman, this kit contains full-color illustrations of scientific concepts that are central to the workings of common electrical components. The kit aims to demystify the “how” and the “why” of great projects for kids....

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An Author’s Perspective on “What We Parents Need To Do”

By: James J. Hankins Parents, you are the Good Shepherds. Your beautiful children are your sheep. Many problems in our children’s schools stem from a lack of involvement in our children’s education. Fortunately, there are also many solutions that will ensure that our children stay on the right track. PROBLEMS: Some parents never meet their children’s teachers, attend PTO…...

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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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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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