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New Enrichment Program for Black Girls Transforms Lives

At a time when many messages for young girls seem to be conflicting, Baton Rouge teens are experiencing an influx of organizations and programs designed to show them how amazing and powerful they are in the world.

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5 Ways the Proposed PROSPER Act Could Impact Student

For the first time in nearly a decade, the United States Congress is about to take up legislation to upgrade the Higher Education Act – the federal law that governs how the federal government supports and regulates higher education institutions.

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The Art of the Ad: How the ‘Greatest Showman’ Paved the Way for Donald Trump

Acutely attuned to the times, Barnum wielded an extraordinary sense of what appealed to the masses. He rejected the country’s elitist culture, promoting a more egalitarian “pop” culture.

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American Jews and Charitable Giving: An Enduring Tradition

While mapping where these donated dollars go, I’m finding that the many reasons why this penchant for giving arose can help explain the strength of support among American Jews for non-Jewish causes.

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NC NAACP: Chief Justice Mark Martin to Meet with NC NAACP Leadership

RALEIGH- Ten days ago we delivered letters to Chief Justice Mark Martin, leader of the Judiciary Branch of North Carolina. The letter was similarly delivered to the Executive and Legislative branch leaders.

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Can a Government Official Block You on Twitter?

Thanks to a growing number of state and local government officials, not to mention national actors like President Trump, questions abound these days about the constitutionality of public officials blocking people on social media.

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Hate Groups Increasingly Raising Money Online

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on credit card companies and online crowdfunding sites to more closely monitor white supremacists’ compliance with their terms of services and policies in light of a new report highlighting how racists exploit online platforms…

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Dr. Harry L. Williams, President of Delaware State University, to Head Thurgood Marshall College Fund

There are several reasons why TMCF’s Board of Directors found Dr. Williams to be the best candidate to lead our organization. His proven track record of successfully raising multi-million dollar investments …

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New CFPB Report Finds a Worsening National Debt Problem

The ballooning and unsustainable debt of student loans is a key area in which the CFPB took strong enforcement actions during the Obama Administration, but the current administration pledged to curb CFPB’s actions …

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Black Faith Leaders Encourage Their Flocks to Sign Up for Obamacare

Faith leaders in the Black community are encouraging members of their congregations to sign-up for healthcare coverage during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period that ends on December 15.

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NCDOT News: Ellis Airport Contributes Over 370 Jobs to the Economy of Jacksonville and Onslow County

Thanks in part to $2.4 million in grants awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation, Albert J. Ellis Airport in Richlands is finally getting its own air traffic control tower (ATC).

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10-Year Old Girl Commits Suicide After Bully Fight Video Was Posted on Social Media

Ashawnty Davis, a 10-year old girl from Aurora, Colorado, has reportedly committed suicide after a video of her fighting with a bully was posted on social media.

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