Category Archives: Education

President Barack Obama Speaks at the University of Illinois |Mid-term Elections

Today I’m at the University of Illinois to deliver a simple message to young people all over the country: You need to vote, because our democracy depends on it. I hope you'll tune in at 11am CT: https://t.co/34WjNaVAcU — Barack … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Always trying to bring good news on the weekend. Navajo robotics team heads to international competition SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A team of Navajo high … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! 22-Year-Old Ginai Seabron Surprised To Learn She’s The First Black Woman To Graduate From Virginia Tech’s Nanoscience Program  “Know that you aren’t the only one struggling. Keep pushing.” Ginai Seabron has made history as the first … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

We hope you enjoy your weekend with family and friends. And if you haven’t seen the documentary, SEE.IT.

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I believe that Forever FLOTUS can be credited for making these College Signing Days a big deal. I love that Urban Prep Academy does theirs DOWNTOWN … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama Speaks at Simmons College Leadership Conference in Boston, MA

ICYMI, through all; the NOISE & FAKE NEWS Michelle Obama is the reassuring voice we all need right now pic.twitter.com/NJIR8ArT9H — NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 7, 2018

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone! What’s on your bookshelves, tablets, Kindles, etc.? Here’s what I’m currently reading: Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It And check out this amazing couple’s efforts to literally get … Continue reading

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