Category Archives: Urban Education

Daudreanna Baker Wins Full Ride Scholarship to HBCU

Daudreanna Baker Wins Full Ride Scholarship to HBCU

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*Daudreanna Baker of Hazlehurst, Miss. is the winner of the 2018 Tom Joyner Foundation® “Full Ride Scholarship” that will cover full tuition, room and board (on campus only) and books up to 10 semesters. Baker, who is the oldest of four raised by a single mom at her home about 30 minutes south of Jackson, […]

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Agent Hollywood Screening April 28, 2018 at West Chester Film Festival

Agent Hollywood Screening April 28, 2018 at West Chester Film Festival

*Anthony Michael Hobbs, an award winning actor (Emmy nominated “The Abolitionist”) and filmmaker (One Nation, Naga Pixie), will have his third short film Agent Hollywood screened at the 14th annual West Chester Film Festival in Pennsylvania April 28, 2018 at 10:30am at the Boxcar Brewpub. The West Chester Film Festival is held from April 27 […]

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McDonald’s Triples Crew Tuition for Restaurant Employees

McDonald’s Triples Crew Tuition for Restaurant Employees

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*The McDonald’s corporation  announced it will allocate $150 million over five years to its global Archways to Opportunity education program. This investment will provide almost 400,000 U.S. restaurant employees with accessibility to the program as the company will also lower eligibility requirements from nine months to 90 days of employment and drop weekly shift minimums from […]

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Opens Harlem Offices and Youth Arts & Education Center with Black Panther Actor

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Opens Harlem Offices and Youth Arts & Education Center with Black Panther Actor

*HARLEM, NY – The Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum in keeping with its previous announcement timelines has finally opened up its office headquarters in Harlem, New York and it includes a Youth Arts & Media Education Center in partnership with NYC based Thrive Collective, a non-profit focused on providing arts and mentoring programs […]

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‘More Than a Fraction’ Book Tour Adds September 15 at Edmondson Branch of Enoch Pratt Library

‘More Than a Fraction’ Book Tour Adds September 15 at Edmondson Branch of Enoch Pratt Library

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*Baltimore author Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs’ book tour in support of her creative non-fiction account of her enslaved ancestors who lived at the Smithfield plantation in Virginia, adds another date. The new “More Than a Fraction” book presentation date is Saturday September 15, 2018 at the Edmondson Avenue Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in […]

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Audrey Muhammad Pens Book of Black Nursery Rhymes

Audrey Muhammad Pens Book of Black Nursery Rhymes

Rhymes of the Times, Black Nursery Rhymes
*Do you remember the nursery rhymes “Humpty Dumpty” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb?” Most adults grew up with these nursery rhymes along with others and remember each line. The “new nursery rhymes,” produced by the editor of Virtue Today Magazine, almost guarantees that children will “learn more in 20 pages than some will learn […]

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Baltimore’s Security Square Mall to Host the 19th Annual ‘Uplifting Minds II’ Saturday, April 21, 2018

Baltimore’s Security Square Mall to Host the 19th Annual ‘Uplifting Minds II’ Saturday, April 21, 2018

*Security Square Mall in Baltimore confirms hosting the 19th annual “Uplifting Minds II” (ULMII) entertainment conference on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1- 4 p.m. The entertainment conference, also presented by The Baltimore Times newspaper, starts with a panel of industry professionals that will give advice and answer questions, and ends with a national talent […]

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The Top 25 African American PR Millennials Celebrate Black History Month with Exclusive Spotify Playlist

The Top 25 African American PR Millennials Celebrate Black History Month with Exclusive Spotify Playlist

*As a follow-up to the Top 25 African American PR Millennials series recently published in Huffington Post, Gwendolyn Quinn, writer and global media and communications strategist, partnered with Antonice Jackson, President of the National Black Public Relations Society’s Washington, D.C., Chapter (BPRS-DC), to release the “African American PR Millennials Spotify Playlist,” which includes music by […]

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Danny Glover & Delroy Lindo Join Teen [email protected] Princeton

Danny Glover & Delroy Lindo Join Teen [email protected] Princeton

Danny Glover, Delroy Lindo, Princeton University, fire summer leadership academy for black teen males
*Personal development, empowerment, and accountability are the focuses of the new “From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men” at Princeton University operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc.; a provider of events for teens since 2009. The inaugural two-week boarding program is located on the campus of Princeton University and tailored to minority male […]

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Google to Launch IT Support Certificate Program to Prepare Thousands for Tech Jobs

Google to Launch IT Support Certificate Program to Prepare Thousands for Tech Jobs

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*Google has developed a first-of-its-kind IT Support Professional Certificate on Coursera that will help more Americans get the training they need to enter the tech field. Demand for IT support jobs is increasing. Jobs in this field are projected to grow 10% between 2016 and 2026 — faster than the average of all other occupations. The median annual wage for […]

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