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Malia Obama To Attend Harvard University

The White House on Sunday announced that Malia Obama has decided to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017. The elder daughter of President Barack Obama will take a gap year before beginning school. She is expected to graduate as part of the class of 2021. Malia Oba

100 Percent Of Seniors At Chicago School Admitted To College For 7th Year In A Row

These young men at Urban Prep Charter Academy are what black excellence looks like.

For the seventh consecutive year, Urban Prep Charter Academy is keeping it one hundred. 

Every senior at the predominantly black, all-boys charter school in Chicago has committed to a f

Hillary Clinton Just Delivered A Brutal Blow To Bernie Sanders

Bernie’s path forward just got a lot harder. Hillary Clinton dominated Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primaries, dealing another significant blow to Bernie Sanders’ chances of securing the party’s nomination. Ahead of Tuesday’s primaries, Clinton had 1,428 pledged deleg

Michelle Obama Shares Her Post-White House Aspirations

Michelle Obama.

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue will soon be First Lady, Michelle Obama’s former address. In a candid interview with NBC TODAY’s Al Roker, FLOTUS opened up about life as First Lady and her aspirations post-White House. When asked to describe the last seven years at the White Hous

What Prince Always Wanted To Be Remembered For

Prince Interview with Ophra.

He told Oprah in 1996 that it all came down to one thing.

There was no one like Prince.

The legendary artist forged his own path in the music industry, and, though often celebrated for his brilliance, Prince’s uncommon theatrics, outfits and public persona also left him

Black Excellence Is 8 Black Women Making History By Earning Their PhD Together

These women used the common thread they shared to break new ground at the university.

Eight black women will make history as they walk across the stage to receive their diplomas in May in the ultimate display of “teamwork makes the dream work. ”When these ladies — Nadrea

Brooklyn Brawl: Bernie's magic wand vs. Hillary's iron fist

Hillary Clinton may very well have locked up the Democratic nomination at Thursday night’s debate in Brooklyn. The main theme that ran throughout each of Clinton’s pointed answers was “it’s easy to diagnose the problem. It’s hard to do something about it.” It’s a brilliant

Malia Obama To Attend Harvard University

 Malia Obama To Attend Harvard University

The White House on Sunday announced that Malia Obama has decided to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017. The elder daughter of President Barack Obama will take a gap year before beginning school. She is expected to graduate as part of the class of 2021. Malia Obama was spotted touring campuses across the country prior to her graduation at the elite Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. The first daughter may have revealed her college choice earlier...

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100 Percent Of Seniors At Chicago School Admitted To College For 7th Year In A Row

100 Percent Of Seniors At Chicago School Admitted To College For 7th Year In A Row

These young men at Urban Prep Charter Academy are what black excellence looks like. For the seventh consecutive year, Urban Prep Charter Academy is keeping it one hundred.  Every senior at the predominantly black, all-boys charter school in Chicago has committed to a four-year college or university. At the school’s three campuses combined, the class of 2016 has been admitted to more than 220 schools.  “It’s a great day,” Rudolph Long, who’s attending Hampton University, told CBS Chicago on Urban...

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Hillary Clinton Just Delivered A Brutal Blow To Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton Just Delivered A Brutal Blow To Bernie Sanders

Bernie’s path forward just got a lot harder. Hillary Clinton dominated Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primaries, dealing another significant blow to Bernie Sanders’ chances of securing the party’s nomination. Ahead of Tuesday’s primaries, Clinton had 1,428 pledged delegates, while Sanders had 1,153. (Winning the nomination requires 2,382 delegates, including unpledged superdelegates.) In order to get on track to overtake Clinton in the delegate race, Sanders needed to win big in Tuesday’s contests. That didn’t happen. Clinton easily...

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Michelle Obama Shares Her Post-White House Aspirations

Michelle Obama Shares Her Post-White House Aspirations

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue will soon be First Lady, Michelle Obama’s former address. In a candid interview with NBC TODAY’s Al Roker, FLOTUS opened up about life as First Lady and her aspirations post-White House. When asked to describe the last seven years at the White House in five words, she responded, “Fun, challenging, creative, dynamic and at times, delicious... By far, the fun that I have in this job far outweighs any challenges that you could imagine,”...

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What Prince Always Wanted To Be Remembered For

What Prince Always Wanted To Be Remembered For

He told Oprah in 1996 that it all came down to one thing. There was no one like Prince. The legendary artist forged his own path in the music industry, and, though often celebrated for his brilliance, Prince’s uncommon theatrics, outfits and public persona also left him misunderstood. It’s a fact that wasn’t lost on the late musician,who spoke about being perceived as strange on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” back in 1996.  Prince admitted that he certainly saw himself...

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Black Excellence Is 8 Black Women Making History By Earning Their PhD Together

Black Excellence Is 8 Black Women Making History By Earning Their PhD Together

These women used the common thread they shared to break new ground at the university. Eight black women will make history as they walk across the stage to receive their diplomas in May in the ultimate display of “teamwork makes the dream work. ”When these ladies — Nadrea Njoku, Jasmine Haywood, Johari Shuck, Tiffany Kyser, Demetrees Hutchins, Jada Phelps-Moultrie, Juhanna Rogers and Shannon McCullough — began their respective doctoral programs at the Indiana University School of Education, they realized how few women of color...

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Brooklyn Brawl: Bernie's magic wand vs. Hillary's iron fist

Brooklyn Brawl: Bernie's magic wand vs. Hillary's iron fist

Hillary Clinton may very well have locked up the Democratic nomination at Thursday night’s debate in Brooklyn. The main theme that ran throughout each of Clinton’s pointed answers was “it’s easy to diagnose the problem. It’s hard to do something about it.” It’s a brilliant tack for her to take especially as more critics have been pointing out flaws in Sanders’s plans, especially when it comes to funding his free college for all and universal...

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SpaceX successfully lands rocket's first…

06-05-2016

SpaceX successfully lands rocket's first stage after space launch

SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early Friday after launching a Japanese... Read more

Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves th…

06-05-2016

Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves thousands stranded

By Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil... Read more

Canadian wildfire grows tenfold, forces …

05-05-2016

Canadian wildfire grows tenfold, forces more evacuations

By Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray... Read more

Insurer says child told Paterno in '76 S…

05-05-2016

Insurer says child told Paterno in '76 Sandusky molested him

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that... Read more

Other News

NEWS ROUNDUP: Morgan State University Na…

06-05-2016

NEWS ROUNDUP: Morgan State University Named A National Treasure…AND MORE

T he National Trust for Historic Preservation is ensuring that historic places on HBCU campuses are preserved. After announcing that Howard University ’s Founders Library... Read more

What A Deep South School District Can Te…

06-05-2016

What A Deep South School District Can Teach About Integration

M ore than six decades after Brown v. Board of Education, students of color and those from low-income families are still largely concentrated in poor... Read more

Here Are 5 Black Vice Presidential Picks…

06-05-2016

Here Are 5 Black Vice Presidential Picks For Donald Trump

N ow that Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has declared Donald Trump  the Party’s presumptive presidential nominee , officials are likely in a mad... Read more

President Obama Commutes Sentences For 5…

06-05-2016

President Obama Commutes Sentences For 58 Federal Prisoners

P resident  Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of 58 federal prisoners, many of whom were nonviolent drug offenders, the White House confirmed. Eighteen... Read more

Entertainment

Jon Stewart May Not Sit Out The 2016 Ele…

06-05-2016

Jon Stewart May Not Sit Out The 2016 Election, After All

Given a choice between laughing at and crying over this crazy election cycle, we'd pick the first one every time -- and soon, Jon Stewart may do us all a favor... Read more

This New 'Gilmore Girls' Revival Pic Is …

06-05-2016

This New 'Gilmore Girls' Revival Pic Is A Matter Of 'Life Death'

Ultimatums be damned! ... Read more

Why Shonda Rhimes Doesn't Want To Be Tha…

06-05-2016

Why Shonda Rhimes Doesn't Want To Be Thanked For Her 'Sacrifices' As A Mother

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Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feel…

06-05-2016

Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling' Is The Song Of The Summer

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Sports News

Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation abou…

06-05-2016

Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk' (Yahoo Sports)

In a tweet , Scott Paterno wrote that ''it would be great if everyone waited to see the substance of the allegation before they assume... Read more

Overtime anyone? Predators, Sharks heade…

06-05-2016

Overtime anyone? Predators, Sharks headed to 3rd OT tied 3-3 (Yahoo Sports)

James Neal scored with 4:21 left in the third period tying it up at 3-3, and the Nashville Predators and the San Jose Sharks went... Read more

Hendricks, Zobrist lead Cubs past Nation…

05-05-2016

Hendricks, Zobrist lead Cubs past Nationals 5-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Ben Zobrist had a piece of confetti stuck to his back as he stood in front of his locker, and there were a few more... Read more

Carroll scores 21, Raptors beat Heat in …

05-05-2016

Carroll scores 21, Raptors beat Heat in OT to tie series (Yahoo Sports)

This time, overtime went the way of the Toronto Raptors. Jonas Valanciunas made sure of it. DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Valanciunas had... Read more

Business News

Hollywood uses some simple software to c…

06-05-2016

Have you ever wondered how Hollywood creates those enormous battle sequences with hundreds of thousands of individuals? Sure, they ... Read more

'We're an oil country yet look at the po…

06-05-2016

'We're an oil country yet look at the poverty': Resource-rich Venezuela is struggling to keep the lights on

Thomson Reuters Venezuela’s struggle to keep the lights on PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Residents of Venezuela's southern city of Puerto Ordaz enjoy pleasant views... Read more

15 of the best companies to work for in …

06-05-2016

15 of the best companies to work for in America if you love working from home

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Air Force wants swarms of small 'kamikaz…

06-05-2016

Air Force wants swarms of small 'kamikaze' drones to defeat missiles

DARPA DARPA Gremlin Drone concept. Small, cheap, deadly, unmanned. We haven’t even begun to see the skies of future wars. Since aerial combat first evolved... Read more

Political News

Sen. Bob Corker says he'll advise Donald…

06-05-2016

Sen. Bob Corker says he'll advise Donald Trump on foreign policy

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, questions Secretary of State John Kerry at a hearing... Read more

Poll: General election could be anti-Cli…

06-05-2016

Poll: General election could be anti-Clintons vs. anti-Trumps

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Cook Political Report shifts a dozen sta…

06-05-2016

Cook Political Report shifts a dozen states more blue

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