Tag Archives: Positive Black Youth

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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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Black teen who applied to 20 top colleges gets full ride to all of them Micheal Brown is the epitome of black boy brilliance. The 17-year-old … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Say Her Name – Naomi Wadler

We have to support these children who have chosen to stand up. We must have their backs. We must let them know that there are millions of us who are so appreciative that they want to help improve this world. … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Shariah Harris To Make History in the Sport of Polo

Pennsylvania teen, 19, to make history as the first black woman to ever play in top tier of US polo after discovering it by accident 12 years ago By Associated Press and Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com Published: 14:06 EDT, 29 … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Some good news. Quadruplets, from left, Zachary, Aaron, Nigel, and Nick Wade pose at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio, on April 5. Greg Lynch / … Continue reading

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The White House Talent Show

Hat tip- The Obama Diary Look at these pictures. This is everything that makes the right wing furious about this President and First Lady. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the first-ever White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show, followed … Continue reading

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To be Young, Gifted and Black – Congratulations Patrick Peoples!

hat tip-GLH From The Grio North Carolina teen accepted into 7 Ivy League schools by Janae Frazier, WECT | April 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few … Continue reading

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