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Janelle Monae To Deliver Dillard University 2017 Commencement Speech

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Photo Credit: Hopper Stone Dillard University will be setting a spark at their 2017 Commencement ceremony as the Electric Lady herself, Janelle Monáe has been confirmed as the Commencement speaker! Continue Reading The multi-Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer and CoverGirl spokesperson has recently made waves as an actor in Hollywood this past award season, double-dipping in Academy Award nominated Hidden…

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For The First Time, Every Senior At This D.C. High School Has Applied To College

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Ballou High School in Southwest Washington D.C. had the second lowest graduation rate in the D.C. Public Schools system. 57%, only second to Anacostia High School who had a rate of 42%. To make matters worse, last school year, only 3% of Ballou students met reading standards on standardized exams, according to Washington Post. But that didn’t stop the Class…

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