Historically Black Medical School Works to Inspire Youth | AFRO

Travis Loller, Associated Press, AFRO Dr. James Hildreth dissects a frog Friday, March 29, 2019, with seventh grader Keyshawn Walker at the Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Travis Loller). Featured Image , Tenn. (AP) — The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn’t budged since the late 1970s, and…

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Education Department rejects nearly all applicants for a student loan forgiveness program | Los Angeles Times

Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Los Angeles Times of thousands of public servants have applied to have their federal student loans forgiven through a temporary relief program run by the U.S. Education Department. Fewer than 300 have had success. Now, one of the lawmakers who championed the initiative wants to know what happened. “We authorized $700 million dollars…

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In Detroit, a push to use African-American history and culture to help students succeed | Chalkbeat

Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Welia Dawson, a teacher at Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy, works with some of her sixth grade students during a class lesson. Lori Higgins, Featured Image are African words on the wall. Books by African-American authors in the cabinet. Posters of notable African-American scholars on the walls. But much of what makes…

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Marvin Gaye Recreation Center Opens with Fanfare | AFRO On May 5, D.C. officials cut the ribbon on the $14 million recreation center named after the Motown legend who grew up in the District and attended Cardozo High School.

On May 5, D.C. officials cut the ribbon on the $14 million recreation center named after the Motown legend who grew up in the District and attended Cardozo High School.

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Ruth Simmons on the future of HBCUs | The Philadelphia Tribune As a teacher, as an educator, I would say these times are especially fertile for teaching the skills that are needed in a world in which there are many types of people, many perspectives and so forth.

As a teacher, as an educator, I would say these times are especially fertile for teaching the skills that are needed in a world in which there are many types of people, many perspectives and so forth.

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