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Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey has always had soft spot for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Now the acclaimed comedian, television show host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist is taking his longstanding passion to new heights. Through his Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, an organization in which he shares with his wife dedicated to cultivating the next generation of...

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This couple spent 60 years developing animated content for black children around the world.

Meet legendary Hollywood producer, director, and animator Leo Sullivan and his wife Ethelyn O. Stewart Sullivan who have been working together for 60 years to uplift and inform Black families through animated interactive content. Their brand is called Afrokids® and pairs many digital properties including AfroKids.com and AfroKids.TV. Recently, they were honored by the Rev....

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Meet the siblings who are teaching other kids how to speak up to 8 different languages.

Meet the siblings who are teaching other kids how to speak up to 8 different languages.

Meet 4-year old Emilio, 6-year old Amora, 8-year old Rosie, 10-year old LaLa, 12-year old Anita, 16-year old Malachi, 18-year old Kimoni, 20-year old Mina, and baby Makalo. These young homeschoolers have created a YouTube channel called Multilingual Stars Academy that offers fun and exciting content to help children learn the basics of different languages. “Learning different...

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A MERGE OF TWO ACADEMIES FOR SUCCESS.

A MERGE OF TWO ACADEMIES FOR SUCCESS.

FASTEST GROWING BLACK-OWNED ONLINE SCHOOL LAUNCHED BY TWO EDUCATORS WHO MERGED THEIR ACADEMIES. Nationwide — Meet LaTishia Jordan and Aquarius Cain, the founders of Achieve Success Tutoring, one of the fastest-growing Black-owned online schools for students of all ages. The two of them initially had independently-owned tutoring academies but decided to merge their companies together...

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5 black entrepreneurs launch hbcu scholarship

5 BLACK ENTREPRENEURS LAUNCH HBCU SCHOLARSHIP

Meet five Black entrepreneurs who are showing commitment to their community by joining together to offer a $2,000 scholarship for two HBCU undergraduate students. In the progression of their own success stories, four businesses have teamed together to pay it forward to the next generation of Black leaders. CEO Wesley Jacques of BlueDrem Media & Marketing...

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Your Crippled Mind Is Stealing Your Heart

Your Crippled Mind Is Stealing Your Heart

Do you see the crutches that you have been using since emancipation? Do you see the coat of anger you have been wearing since reconstruction? Do you see the disease that you carry across the ocean since the trans-Atlantic journey? Many beliefs which collapse under scrutiny may nevertheless persist indefinitely when they are not scrutinized,...

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What Straight-A Students Get Wrong

What Straight-A Students Get Wrong

By Adam Grant of NYTimes.com Dr. Grant is an organizational psychologist and a contributing opinion writer. A decade ago, at the end of my first semester teaching at Wharton, a student stopped by for office hours. He sat down and burst into tears. My mind started cycling through a list of events that could make...

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Alabama Rated as 2016 2nd Unhappiest State

Alabama Rated as 2016 2nd Unhappiest State

Can money truly buy happiness? Most people might be inclined to say no, based on moral principles. But some researchers beg to differ, suggesting that money can indeed contribute to happiness — but only up to a certain dollar amount. According to their findings, life satisfaction, one of the two main components of happiness, increases...