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Life Post-College Graduation

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So you have finally reached yet another milestone in your life and you are now a college graduate. Before you do anything, congratulate yourself! You surpassed the stresses of meeting major deadlines, sleepless nights, early mornings, lengthy research papers, and dealing with some miserable professors. The question is, now what? You’re now being faced with …

Marist College Student Uses Education as a Tool for Social and Political Activism

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As a young girl growing up in a low income and violence stricken area in the South Bronx, New York, Darriel McBride was exposed to various adversities. From living in a single-parent household, facing financial difficulties, dealing with the incarceration of her family members, the death of her cousin by a police officer, or …

Black on Top: African American progress in education

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Every year around this time, an organization known as the National Urban League, collects data to conclude the “state of America.” In simple terms, they break down areas of life such as education, economics, and social justice. Their conclusions see where and if the equal opportunities are lacking; particularly the gap between blacks and whites. …

Chime For Change

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"CHIME FOR CHANGE , founded by Gucci, is a new global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls' and women's empowerment. CHIME FOR CHANGE serves to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out for girls and women around the world. They focus on three key areas: Education, Health and Justice" - www.ChimeForChange.orgTons of celebs showed up ...

“Strength, Courage and Wisdom: The Makings of an Urban Teacher”

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by Tanya Manning-Yarde In this inaugural series of articles spotlighting women educators, Carla Cherry shares her personal and professional evolution, divulging how she helps students actualize their humanity and academic success.  It’s an intimate look into the makings of an English/Language Arts teacher, and the difference she is trying to make in students’ lives within the ...

Dr. Tekemia Dorsey Presents: Bridging the Gap Between Home and School

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How can the gap between home and school be bridged? Well in this segment, Dr. Tekemia Dorsey and International Youth Correspondent Brandon C. Johnson provides tips for success (going back to the basics) in how to achieve success for this school year. Parents with multi-age children, how do you balance setting the foundation for success ...

Dr. Tekemia Dorsey Presents: Educational Tools for Success for Parents

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  In this E-Vlog, Dr. Dorsey presents tools for success for parents to close the communication gap between home and school. Dr. Dorsey, along with oldest daughter Heaven also present tips for success to reinforce the basic concepts needed for success this school year. Remember parents, be PROACTIVE and not reactive or retroactive in your students' ...