After the hazing death of Robert Champion at Florida A&M University, the governor of the state of Florida is getting some backlash from students.
An article on USAToday.com—Jay-Z provides the blueprint for college course—has rekindled the polarizing topic of whether or not author, radio host, and Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s course on the hip-hop mogul and entrepreneur is a good idea or bad idea.
One thing is for sure: It’s brilliant marketing and publicity. The class has been mentioned in the news plenty of times. Critics and supporters have been quoted in major news outlets. And here I am writing about it on a blog that’s mainly about soft skills, personal development, and youth empowerment.
Good idea or bad idea?
Dominique Reese was the first student from Crenshaw High in Los Angeles to go to Princeton University. When she found herself without her prestigious Wall Street job, she turned challenge into triumph and went on to start her own business.
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Optimum Launches the “Less Talk…More Action” Economic Empowerment Tour Sponsored by George Soros Open Society Institute
On October 27th, 2011 in direct response to economic hardships faced by the Black and Hispanic communities as a result of a lagging economy, The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment (“OIEE”) will launch its economic empowerment tour entitled “Less Talk…More Action”. While going through as many as 13 cities with the possibility of adding more, Ryan Mack (President of OIEE, Author, and National Media Commentator) has galvanized a dynamic team of world renowned experts to create tangible solutions to multifaceted economic hardships that continue to plague minority communities.
- Spirit of “Occupy Wall Street” Captured by New Musical; Billionaire Investor Reprimands Hedge Fund and Presents Insightful Solution for Main Street and Wall Street
- What would a doctor’s version of Occupy Wall Street look like?
- “Occupy Wall Street” Goes global
- Occupy Wall Street protesters attacked and arrested at Times Square
Dr. Boyce Watkins asks: “If Dr. King were alive today, would he be occupying Wall Street or hanging out at a dedication ceremony sponsored by BP and Walmart?”
Rick Ross did not take the stage as scheduled in Greensboro, N.C., tonight. A spokesman at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex said the rapper, who suffered seizures in two different incidents on Friday, would not be performing at a homecoming concert tonight, reports the local Fox station, WGHP. According to the station’s website, Andrew Brown said the Coliseum received word of the cancellation around 6:45 p.m.
by Raynard Jackson
Howard University, in Washington, DC, is one of the elite Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the U.S. Howard students are quick to call their school the “real H U!” The reason is so they won’t be confused with another well know HBCU—Hampton University.
by Kirsten West-Savali, Your Black World
Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States are scheduled to make their television debut in 2012.
by Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World
As worries over the astronomical debt held by the United States reaches a fevered pitch, college education may be the next cut on the spending chopping block.
Moody’s Analytics released a report in July that suggests that continued high unemployment rates among college graduates — compounded with increased federal student loan debt accumulated by graduation — equals the student loan economic “bubble” being the next one to burst.