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College Gurl Foundation Takes Students on Whirlwind HBCU College Tour

Twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Brown, also known as the College Gurl, is serious about making sure underserved, underresourced students have access to information about college and college financing. Brown, national spokesperson of College Financing for the renowned dfree Financial Freedom Movement, has even started her own nonprofit: The College Gurl Foundation. Last month, …

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The Top 3 Richest Dead Black Celebrities of 2017

Michael Jackson   Image: Wikimedia/Creative Commons)   Michael Jackson reigns supreme as the highest paid deceased celebrity of 2017. According to Forbes, the iconic singer earned $75 million over the last 12 months, which was driven by a variety of business ventures that includes a new CBS Halloween special released earlier this …

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‘The Parable of the Tribes’

From the 1990s, and still relevant Yesterday I argued that certain Republican congressional leaders were behaving in a “tribal” (as opposed to constitutional) manner, in declining to apply normal standards of scrutiny to Donald Trump. Then a reader who had worked with Navajo and Pueblo tribes wrote in to complain …

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A Tension Two Females

The Comedy Get Down Season 1 – Thursdays 11:30/10:30C The Comedy Get Down is the first scripted comedy series about what really happens behind the scenes of a massive stand-up comedy tour featuring five legendary comics – George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy. go …

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What Happens When Companies Create a Diverse Workforce?

Diverse companies have higher productivity, low turnover, and are more profitable. Recently, Wayne Sutton, co-founder of Change Catalyst, spoke at the Creative Startups Demo Day in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He and his co-founder, Melinda Briana Epler, have spent an enormous amount of time researching tech and inclusion, so much so that the …

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Private prison CEO ‘very pleased’ by ‘improved occupancy rates’ at immigration detention centers

Corporate leaders at the Florida-based private prison operator GEO Group are “very pleased” with its third quarter earnings report released Tuesday. On a call with investors, GEO Group’s CEO George Zoley expressed optimism for profits largely driven by current contracts with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. “We …

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