education

New FCC Chair Scrutinizing Lifeline Program

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trump appointed Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is rolling back some of his predecessors actions. The new chairman has already begun to make changes to programs that help schools and low income families. Arguing...

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App of the Week – mRelief

August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why, in the richest country on earth, are people still going hungry? According to Feeding America 25 – 40 percent of food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. will never be eaten. This food is...

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Black Girls Code Gets Next to Google

July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black Girls Code a non-profit group that teaches young minority girls tech skills is getting next to Google.  Black Girls Code and Google opened a new space inside Google’s building in Manhattan. Purchased by Google...

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App of the Week – Jasmine’s Playroom

March 19, 2016 | 2 Comments

Educating your children is a parent’s prime responsibility after food and clothing. Our children are growing up in a smaller and more multi-cultural world. Speaking a second language can give black children a key advantage...

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Back to School and How to Pay For It

August 4, 2015 | 1 Comments

African-American College Students Prepare for Back to School By AACR Intern Bria Richardson Summer is over and you’ve done nothing but work and hang out with your friends for the past couple of months. You...

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FCC Votes to Bridge Digital Divide

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider permitting eligible Americans to purchase Internet access using government funds. The vote is a step toward bridging the growing digtal divide. The poor and minorities without Internet access...

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African-Americans and Net Neutrality

March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a close three to two vote along party lines, the FCC announced new rules on Internet governance to support net neutrality and the open Internet, protecting freedom of innovation and access to web content. The new...

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Black Women and Online Dating

February 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Valentine’s Day is near and there are a lot of sistas left out in the cold on the day of love. Black women are the least coupled and least dated of all races and the problem...

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App of the Week – Duolingo

January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Learning is a life-long endeavor. Keeping your mind healthy and active means it won’t abandon you later in life. So why not learn a second language? Duolingo is the App of the Week...

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You Can Get a Free Online Education

September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do I need to tell you that college is expensive? I didn’t think so. Black people understand the difficulties that come with attending college. First and foremost, the cost. A university education is shamefully expensive...

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