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Mike Tyson Opens An Academy In Arizona, Said To Be The First Emotional And Belief Intelligence-Based School System In The Nation

Mike Tyson is looking to serve and empower the youth in Phoenix, AZ, with his new school.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 20, 2024

Mayor London Breed Announces Initiative To Bring HBCUs To San Francisco

An influx of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) could be coming to California.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 5, 2024

Would You Pass The Difficult Person Test?

In a world filled with diverse personalities , navigating relationships can sometimes be challenging. The Difficult Person Test aims to shed light on the traits that make certain individuals more challenging to interact with. Developed as a tool to enhance self-awareness and interpersonal skills , this test is designed to identify specific characteristics that contribute to difficult behavior. Discover your traits by taking the Difficult Person Test online. Many platforms offer this assessment for self-reflection. Look for it on personality assessment websites or those focused on professional development. It’s recommended to take the test in a quiet space for accurate results. The Difficult Person Test provides revealing insights into human behavior, uncovering five impactful traits that significantly influence interpersonal dynamics. Stubbornness A prevalent trait identified by the test, stubborness characterizes individuals who resist change and strongly adhere to their opinions,...

Corinne Dorsey

Jan 25, 2024

The Biden Administration To Clear $5B In Student Loan Debt For An Additional 74,000 American Borrowers

President Joe Biden isn’t letting up on his advocacy for student loan forgiveness.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 19, 2024

Florida State Board Of Education Issues 'Strict Regulations' On DEI Programs Across 28 Colleges

Another attack on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs is underway. This time it comes from the Florida State Board of Education.

Shanique Yates

Jan 18, 2024

These Innovative Co-Founders Aim To Help Students Earn Six-Figure Salaries In Tech With Their College-Alternative Program

As the world changes, particularly regarding income and wealth, traditional school curriculums are a significant discussion point. Many argue whether or not more practical and innovative approaches to K-12 curriculums are necessary to prepare students for the future of work. Since many public schools are riddled with bureaucracy from governmental and quasi-government stakeholders, change can be slow and sometimes tedious. However, some schools, mainly in the charter and private spaces, are proactively moving toward more innovative approaches that center equity and prepare their students for the future they desire. The Marcy Lab School in Brooklyn, NY, is an example of one of these approaches, creating an alternative path for students interested in tech.

Josh Rodgers

Mar 29, 2023

LeBron James Forms Partnership To Allow His I Promise School Students To Attend College For Free

LeBron James continues to show why he’s a legend on and off the court. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, the NBA superstar’s foundation has announced an official partnership with Stark State College to allow students of his I Promise School to attend the institution for free.

Shanique Yates

Sep 28, 2022

Kibo School Raises $2M To Provide Students In Africa With Online Access To STEM Degrees

Many parents immigrate to America in order for their children to have the opportunity to pursue higher education. Unfortunately, not everyone has the access to do so. To help more Africans achieve this dream, co-founder and CEO Ope Bukola and her team launched Kibo School. According to TechCrunch, the online school has raised $2 million to offer STEM degrees targeted to students in Africa.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jun 21, 2022

'Straight Out Of The 7th Ward Of New Orleans:' Entire Class Of 2022 At All-Boys High School Gets Accepted Into College

St. Augustine High School’s students are rightfully celebrating! The entire graduating class of 2022 at the all-boys school has been accepted to college. What’s more, the class pooled $9.2 million in scholarships, WDSU reports. A video posted by the mother of a graduate was shared on social media and many users chimed in to celebrate “Black boy joy.” “It’s late but I don’t care. The world deserves to see this Black boy joy. Congratulations to THE St. Augustine High School class of 2022. 100% college acceptance. $9.2M in scholarships. Straight out of the 7th ward of New Orleans,” the tweet read. It’s late but I don’t care. The world deserves to see this black boy joy. Congratulations to THE St. Augustine High School class of 2022. 100% college acceptance. $9.2M in scholarships. Straight out of the 7th ward of New Orleans. Let that make headlines! Dance! 💜💛 — ⚜Jeaux⚜ (@Kay_Jeaux) May 19, 2022

Samantha Dorisca

May 27, 2022

Stephen Curry Earns Degree From Davidson College After 13 Years — 'Made The Promise When I Left And Had To See It Through'

Stephen Curry is finishing what he started! The eight-time All-Star reportedly returned to Davidson College and received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in sociology. The moment Steph’s name was called at Davidson’s commencement ceremony 🎓😊 [via sacurry22/IG] — Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) May 15, 2022

Samantha Dorisca

May 16, 2022

Performing Arts Center Dr. Dre Planted $10M Into During 2017 Reportedly Breaks Ground In Compton.

Dr. Dre is using his influence to support students at Compton High School. Los Angeles Times reports Dr. Dre teamed up with city and school leaders for a ceremony announcing plans for the $200 million performing arts center at Compton High School. The center will be named “Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young Performing Arts Center” following a $10 million donation from the rapper in 2017, according to a press release. “When I was approached about finding a performing arts center that will provide an arts and technological education to students, and be accessible to the community at large, I was all in. I wanted to give the young people in Compton something I never had,” Dr. Dre said during the ceremony.

Samantha Dorisca

May 11, 2022

At Age 75, Rebecca Inge Achieves Dream Of Graduating From HBCU After Having To Put It On Hold In 1965

It’s not too late to finish what you start, and Rebecca Inge is proof!  

Samantha Dorisca

May 3, 2022

101-Year-Old Merrill Pittman Cooper Earns Honorary High School Diploma

Better late than never and Merrill Pittman Cooper is living proof. Walking the earth for over a century, Cooper has experienced various facets of life — from the historic lows of the 1930s and the Civil Rights era to the first Black president of the United States of America. Cooper’s personal trajectory includes a career as the first Black trolley car driver in Philadelphia, PA, and later becoming a leading figure in the union, The Washington Post reports. However, his original aspirations were to become an attorney. Although he was unable to achieve his dream job, he recently checked another milestone off of his list. Growing up, his single mother worked as a housekeeper and would pay off Cooper’s school tuition until she no longer had the financial means by his senior year of high school at Storer College in Harpers Ferry, WV. Cooper persuaded his mother to live with his family in Philadelphia and shifted his focus to supporting his mother. Cooper took a position at a women’s...

Samantha Dorisca

Mar 28, 2022