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Tag Archive for ‘Education’

Mareena Robinson Snowden Is The First Black Woman To Earn A PhD From MIT

Mareena Robinson Snowden’s graduation photo is going viral months after she posted it up — and it’s because she made history. Social media is praising the young woman for earning her PhD from MIT and being the first Black woman to ever do it. Mareena made her IG followers aware of her historical achievement back in June with the following message. First black woman to earn a PhD from MIT […]

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12 Year Old Dorothy Jean Graduates College With Her Second Degree

According to News 10 ABC, this young superstar from the South Side of Chicago just walked across the stage at Excelsior College in Albany, New York. She already has an associate’s degree under her belt, and now she has a bachelors too! “There are some great things coming out of the south side of Chicago and this, my baby, is one of the greatest of them all,” her mother Jemelita […]

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High School Principal Resigns After Receiving Backlash For Denying The School’s First Black Valedictorian’s Speech

#JaisaanLovett graduated from the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men in Rochester, N.Y. last month as the school’s very first black valedictorian. Unfortunately, his principal Joseph Munno denied him the honor to speak at the graduation ceremony and it caused an uproar amongst the community, ultimately leaving Munno to retire over the weekend. Luckily, Lovett was able to give his speech due to having friends in high places! Rochester’s […]

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Freddie Sherrill, Man Who Overcame Drug Addiction,Illiteracy And Homelessness And Earned A Degree At 65.

Freddie Sherrill overcame being illiterate, homeless and a drug addict to earn a college degree at 65! WWLTV reports the North Carolina man went half is life unable to read and dropped out of school at eight years old. After years of dealing with being in the system, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, and even attempting to take his own life, it turned around for Sherrill when a pastor took […]

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Local School Refused To Play Against Black Baltimore High School Football Team,Says Players Are Too Strong.

The St. Frances Academy Panthers football team’s season has been cut short after opponents from other schools have decided to stop playing against them. They play in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference and other coaches in the league say that the boys on SFA are too big, too strong and too skilled to play against their boys.  St. Frances principal Dr. Curtis Turner told The @BaltimoreSun he believes […]

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