Category Archives: Urban Education

Eta Phi Beta Sorority to Celebrate 33rd Convention in Memphis

Eta Phi Beta Sorority to Celebrate 33rd Convention in Memphis

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*The 33rd Biennial National Convention, of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated will convene in Memphis, Tennessee July 23-27, 2018 at the Hilton Memphis. Members throughout the United States and the Virgin Islands will gather at the Convention for the purpose of leadership development, discussion of pertinent issues, to celebrate achievements and to strategically plan for the future of […]

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California Co. Launches Careergirls.org to Get Girls in STEM

California Co. Launches Careergirls.org to Get Girls in STEM

*Career Girls – a non-profit organization committed to providing young girls with the educational tools and support they need to achieve their professional aspirations – flipped the switch on its new-and-improved website, Careergirls.org, the company announced today. The online platform is re-designed to ensure all young girls and the educators, family members and mentors who […]

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Juneteenth in South Carolina City Rich With Black Heritage

Juneteenth in South Carolina City Rich With Black Heritage

Juneteenth, South Carolina, Black Heritage
*Mitchelville Preservation Project has confirmed an expansive Juneteenth Celebration presented by Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park on Hilton Head Island. The Celebration will reveal new interactive experiences that are significant to the era of Mitchellville in the Reconstruction Era, plus a live performance by Ranky Tanky. Admission tickets for the Celebration are $10 for general admission, […]

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Better Deal Suggested to Help Black Students Succeed

Better Deal Suggested to Help Black Students Succeed

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*Washington, DC – Failures by K-12 school systems to prepare black students for college are compounded by inadequate college admissions policies and support programs, according to the black leadership network Project 21  who has a better deal  — This, the group says, can make black students’ completion of a college education a difficult prospect. As part of its”Blueprint […]

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NYC Event for Black Women Talks Fibroid Treatment

NYC Event for Black Women Talks Fibroid Treatment

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  *The Fibroid Foundation will host a reception and presentation on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 5:30pm in the Penthouse of the new Columbia University Fertility Center at 5 Columbus Circle (1790 Broadway) in New York City. The Foundation is redefining the medical talk format, with fun, community engagement, good food and great information. Following a champagne reception, the Chief […]

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Jenesse Center and Halle Berry to Honor Peter Long PhD

Jenesse Center and Halle Berry to Honor Peter Long PhD

*Domestic violence prevention and intervention organization, Jenesse Center and its longtime ambassador Halle Berry are proud to honor Peter Long PhD, President and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation at the Imagine cocktail party fundraiser to be held Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 6:30pm – 10pm, at the Wilshire Country Club at 301 N Rossmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Jenesse CEO Karen Earl said, […]

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Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival 2018 Winners from South Africa, Canada, USA

Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival 2018 Winners from South Africa, Canada, USA

*Short films from South Africa, Canada and the U.S.A. win the 2nd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival (ILICFF) honors for “Best Film Made BY Kids,” “Best Film Made FOR Kids,” “Film Festival Choice” Award and “Most Uplifting Film” Award sponsored by the 19th annual “Uplifting Minds II entertainment conference. The five day event […]

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Gospel Artist Just Danielle, 13 Year-Old Dancing Prince Win ‘ULMII” Baltimore Talent Competition

Gospel Artist Just Danielle, 13 Year-Old Dancing Prince Win ‘ULMII” Baltimore Talent Competition

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*Contemporary Gospel singer/songwriter Just Danielle and 13 year-old The Dancing Prince walked away as winners of the 19th annual Baltimore “Uplifting Minds II” national talent competition held recently at Security Square Mall. The entertainment conference, presented by The Baltimore Times and Security Square Mall, was hosted by radio personality Doresa Harvey and DJ Rick (GSE). […]

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Rob Hardy & Shundrawn Thomas to Address FAMU Spring Grads

Rob Hardy & Shundrawn Thomas to Address FAMU Spring Grads

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*Two distinguished Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumni will return to their alma mater in May to deliver inspirational addresses to graduates during the 2018 spring commencement exercises. The ceremonies will be held May 4-5 at the Alfred L. Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium. FAMU Spring Northern Trust Asset Management President Shundrawn Thomas, who received his degree in accounting […]

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BROH Conference Earns Two Thumbs Up!

BROH Conference Earns Two Thumbs Up!

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*Lots of positive chatter since Saturday’s first ever “BROH (Brothers Reclaiming Our Honor) Conference” hosted by Pastor Shep Crawford and Pastor Montell Jordan. Over the course of the day, nearly 200 men from all walks of life turned out at the GS Sports Bar, Restaurant & Lounge in Los Angeles, CA to get a seat in the […]

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