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This Valedictorian’s Principal Wouldn’t Let Him Give an Acceptance Speech, but the Mayor Did

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Jaisaan Lovett By Erickka Sy Savané You work harder than you’ve ever worked in your young life, staying home to study while your friends are out doing things that kids do, and it pays off. You become the first African American valedictorian of your high school school and it’s time to give an acceptance speech. Because you know it’s all…

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Can Beyonce Ease the Financial Strain of Attending an HBCU?

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Beyonce at Coachella By Brenda Alexander Following the hysteria and backlash from across the nation regarding the allegations that a Howard University law student embezzled upwards of $400,000 during his work study at the university’s financial aid office, I was impressed to see Beyonce’s new scholarship fund for prospective HBCU attendees. Not that she’s the first to establish a college…

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How Women Of Color Are Navigating Dating At Predominantly White Institutions

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  Trevor Jackson & Yara Shahidi By Lauren R.D. Fox I religiously watch the hit series grown-ish because it allows me to reminisce about the college experience I had at a predominantly white institution (PWI). Not only is the show relatable but it sheds light on issues women of color often face in an honest, balanced and digestible manner. In…

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‘Black-Ish’ Actress Yara Shahidi Has Gotten Accepted Into Every College She Applied To

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Yara Shahidi is best known as actress Zoey on television show Black-ish. Yara Shahidi (Black-ish) has been a beacon of light for young girls to look up to, not only starring on a hit primetime TV show, but slaying the fashion game, speaking out for social justice and overall presenting herself to be an eloquent and sophisticated role model. Continue…

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