Category Archives: Urban Education

Briana Gilchrist: Charter School Saved My Life

Briana Gilchrist: Charter School Saved My Life

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*My college education isn’t something I take for granted. Too many people – family, teachers, mentors – jumped through too many hoops so that I can be where I am today. Briana Gilchrist The old saying is true: “It takes a village.” And my village made it possible for me to intern with the Eastern Region Community […]

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Louis Farrakhan to Keynote Family-Summit Conference

Louis Farrakhan to Keynote Family-Summit Conference

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*The highly anticipated Family Summit and Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia., on August 25-27 at the Sheraton Atlanta. The three-day summit and conference will be centered on the theme, “Strong Families: The Foundation of a Great Nation” and will culminate on Sunday, Aug. 27, with a keynote address by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Attendees of […]

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T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh to Serve as Resident at FAMU

T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh to Serve as Resident at FAMU

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*This fall, T’Keyah — Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) theatre students will have the unique opportunity to train with one T’Keyah of the institution’s most accomplished alumni in Hollywood. T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh, internationally acclaimed and award-winning performer, director, writer and producer, will become FAMU’s first W.K. Kellogg Foundation Artist-in-Residence in the College of Social Sciences, […]

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Dr. Kerri Hobbs’ ‘More than a Fraction’ Book Tour Arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore August 20, 2017

Dr. Kerri Hobbs’ ‘More than a Fraction’ Book Tour Arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore August 20, 2017

*Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs’ “More Than a Fraction” Book Tour arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore and Coffee Shop (30 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201) for a presentation and book signing event to take place on Sunday, August 20 at 3 p.m. ET. Dr. Hobbs is Vice President of Imagination Lunchbox, LLC, which published the creative […]

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Author Supports Kids: Bullying, Cyber Violence & Suicide Covered in ‘BJ’s Big Dream’

Author Supports Kids: Bullying, Cyber Violence & Suicide Covered in ‘BJ’s Big Dream’

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*On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Dr. Sonia Cunningham Leverette hosts the virtual launch of her 5-star children’s story book, BJ’s Big Dream, written to help build confidence, discipline, and problem-solving skills in youth. From 10 AM to 9 PM EST, the online event includes discussions with best-selling authors, Facebook chats, and giveaways of autographed books and downloads. The complete […]

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Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

 *Baltimore’s own award winning prodigy actor and filmmaker Anthony Michael Hobbs’ third project Agent Hollywood is to be screened at the Blackstar Film Fest in Philadelphia, PA August 3 – 6, 2017. The 15 minute short film is released through his company Imagination Lunchbox, LLC. Twelve year old Hobbs wrote, produced and directed Agent Hollywood […]

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‘Oprah’s Master Class’ Returns to OWN Sat., June 10 — Sneak Peak Preview Features Kevin Hart

‘Oprah’s Master Class’ Returns to OWN Sat., June 10 — Sneak Peak Preview Features Kevin Hart

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*The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series “Oprah’s Master Class” featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of the entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, returns for a sixth season with a special sneak preview with world-famous actor/comedian Kevin Hart on Saturday, June 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Additional episodes to air […]

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Bam Crawford Announces the 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference 2017 ‘The Plan: Dream It. Plan It. Do It.’

Bam Crawford Announces the 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference 2017 ‘The Plan: Dream It. Plan It. Do It.’

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*Dr. Beverly “Bam” Crawford, Founder/President of The Company International and Pastor, Bible Enrichment Fellowship International will host along with Co-Host, Gabrianna Crawford, a.k.a. Punky G, Vice President, The Company International’s 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference held on Thursday, June 1 thru Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, 1775 E. […]

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Beauty Supply Summit Plans to Address Asian Manager Beating and Choking Out of a Black Women

Beauty Supply Summit Plans to Address Asian Manager Beating and Choking Out of a Black Women

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*Beauty Supply Institute, a training and consulting organization founded in 2007 by former business & economics professor and 3-time store owner Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual Beauty Supply Summit on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 8am at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. The Beauty Supply Summit will place black business owners, […]

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From $0 to $500K: Black Business Experts Share How to Gain More Traffic, Sales, and Profit at TSP Live Event

From {$title} to 0K: Black Business Experts Share How to Gain More Traffic, Sales, and Profit at TSP Live Event

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*When it comes to statistics about Black entrepreneurship, the numbers are often bittersweet. While entrepreneurship among African-Americans is rising faster than among all Americans, the revenue generated by Black businesses has shrunk over the years. On June 9-10, 2017, Tyler New Media will host Traffic, Sales & Profit Live (TSP Live) aimed at bridging the […]

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