Upward Bound programs, which help to prepare low-income, underprepared students for college, are being shut out because the U.S. Department of Education is rejecting applications from the schools where the programs are situated.
Why are they being rejected?
In some instances, because the school failed to use double spacing throughout its …read more
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Last month, U.S. Senators John Thune and Mark Warner introduced a bill with guaranteed bipartisan appeal. The Employer Participation in Repayment Act provides employers with a tax break, for giving employees up to $5,250 a year to pay their student loan debt.
Some employers are already providing some assistance …read more
If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, then meet us in Houston next month at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit. Each year, our annual conference attracts hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the country and empowers them with the knowledge, resources, and tools they need to expand …read more
Bill O’Reilly has been dominating headlines lately, namely for his racist commentary (such as the recent inexcusable example of comparing Rep. Maxine Waters’s hair to a “James Brown wig”) and, most recently, due to several women stepping forward with allegations of sexual harassment against him.
As reported, Fox News has since …read more
Let’s be real; most of us have a hard time managing one full-time job. However, there are business savvy hustlers, like Jereshia Hawk, who seem to make it all work.
While working as a transmission pipeline engineer for a Fortune 500 company, Hawk helps provide natural gas and electricity to over …read more
Legendary singer and business owner Patti LaBelle and MLB Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Hank Aaron have just been added to the speaker lineup for the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit!
We’ve survived yet another week of blunders—from the Trump administration to Shea Moisture, which demonstrated exactly what not to do as a brand, when it comes to marketing. Fortunately, the weekend is here, and we can take some time to catch up on all of the headlines that we …read more
A Florida student at Fleming Island High School was recently suspended and transferred to an alternative school after the Clay County school district confirmed that the teen posting a racist Craigslist ad about two of his classmates being slaves for sale, reports Local 10.
Congratulations to Ciara and Russell Wilson who have welcomed their first child together!
The R&B singer and NFL baller made the joint announcement on their personal Instagram accounts, posting:
We can’t wait to see her first photo!
Tamar Braxton tapped into her own family issues for her new single “My Man.”
If you saw Lifetime’s Toni Braxton biopic, Unbreak My Heart, you will remember the scene were Evelyn Braxton found out her husband was cheating. We all saw Evelyn‘s rage about the affair, but Tamar has put her …read more
A 17-year-old boy is facing manslaughter charges after accidentally shooting his sister in their Florida home, Local 10 reports.
Martaevious Santiago called 911 on his birthday to say he shot his 13-year-old sister.
When authorities arrived on the scene, they found Teddra King suffering from a gunshot wound …read more
So much has been written about how poverty affects the academic achievement of children, but what’s been explored much less is the critical role that parental social networking plays—in providing information, access, and opportunity to students.
Many writers, especially entrepreneurs, have turned to self-publishing as an option to get their books in the marketplace, quickly and affordably, in hopes of gaining more business and increased revenues. However, most authors are unable to tap into revenue potential because they omit important processes before and after their book …read more
Have you ever dreaded going to the doctor, knowing that you have to sit in a cold, sterile room, only to be poked and probed with equipment that looks like it was set aside as props from a scene in the latest blockbuster horror flick? Well, times are changing. Welcome …read more
So a few weeks back during #TechTuesday, I was having a massive issue with time management. I am a big proponent of automating my life so that I conserve as much time as possible, but this was beyond basic automation. My schedule had gotten so crazy that I shut down. …read more
I know there are some of you out there who’ve seen the term “Issa” used on social media and thought… what the heck is this?
Did I miss something on Empire? What has Issa Rae done? Well fear not family because we were wondering too.
So where does it come from? …read more
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Smokey Robinson is one of America’s most prolific songwriters of all time. With a career spanning five decades in music and entertainment and a catalog of more than 4,000 songs, Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in …read more
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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Kentucky has lost one of their most beloved students.
TV One has a couple of things up their sleeve for Summer/Fall 2017 but the biggest thing we are looking forward to is their Bobbi Kristina biopic.
Below is a look at the core cast which puts Demetria McKinney as Whitney Houston and Hassan Jonson as Bobby Brown.
Other things to …read more
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After what has felt like a lifetime of off-the-cuff tweets, incoherent interviews, and a Russian investigation that won’t end, President Donald Trump has made it to his 100th day in office. In that time, he and his administration have gone out of their …read more
Everything Queen Bey does goes viral—whether it’s her pregnancy announcement, rocking dope maternity wear and now just ordering food.
See on Wednesday, Beyoncé posted a bunch of pictures of her at Roc Nation SVP Lenny Santiago’s birthday bash and dinner. Wearing a stunning red bell sleeved gown, just like us, Bey …read more
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Coloring is often seen as a fun, creative pastime for children or an activity of leisure for grown folks who need a mental break from adulting. But, the purpose of coloring doesn’t end there. One little girl is using the …read more
A 16-month-old girl who had been reported missing in Joliet, Illinois, was found dead in the home she lived with family members and other people.
The Queen Of Hip-Hop Soul got brutally honest while detailing the meanings behind some of the songs on The Tom Joyner Morning Show. Hear her …read more
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is getting honest about his broken relationship with his mother.
Johnson is starring on Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars: Family Edition with his mother who he revealed he “never” had a relationship with growing up since he was raised by his grandmother on The Tom Joyner …read more
The longtime actor called into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about this once-in-lifetime experience and his controversial role on Greenleaf.
Check out the full interview below!