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This Kidpreneur Started iCodeRobots at 8-Years-Old

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Ken Passley A young boy who is passionate about robots has taken his dream to the next level by starting his own company, which also creates opportunities for other children to explore entrepreneurship and education about robotics engineering. Callum Daniel (pictured left) is the very young and brilliant founder of […]

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Six-Year-Old Makes $1 Million a Month On YouTube

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: YouTube/Ryan ToysReview A young boy who is still in elementary school has the internet in a frenzy and is generating some very serious bank because of it. Business Insider recently profiled Ryan (pictured), a six-year-old boy who has become a YouTube phenomenon from the videos his mother shoots and produces. […]

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TX Schools Ban Book About Racism, Police Brutality

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Anissa Hidouk A top-ranked New York Times bestselling novel about police brutality and systemic racism against black people has been banned by a public school district in Texas for a highly questionable reason. According to Quartz Media, The Hate You Give, a book by Angie Thomas (pictured) was pulled from all […]

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This Site Helps Readers Find Books With Black Characters

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: TheUndefeated.com A dedicated entrepreneur and author is using her website to embark on a mission to give black children more options in their reading by offering characters and stories they can personally relate to. Veronica N. Chapman (pictured) was a student at Spellman College when she decided to help young […]

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This 16-Year-Old Got a Perfect ACT Score

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Bonnie Bolden/The Monroe News-Star A teenage academic phenom from Monroe, Louisiana has made national headlines recently for an accomplishment many young black males his age never get the chance to achieve. According to the USA Today newspaper, Darius Washington (pictured), 16, just took the ACT college entrance exam and received […]

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Study: Black Kids Are Doing the Best Academically in This State

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Aecf.org A great academic trend is developing for black public school children in one of America’s southwestern states. According to a newly released research study conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, all of the Asian, white, Hispanic, and Native American public school children in the U.S. state of New […]

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Teacher Pulls Off Student’s Hijab To Play With Her “pretty hair”

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: WSMV News A teacher in Nashville, Tennessee has been suspended after a Snapchat video surfaced, which shows the teacher pulling of the hijab of a young female Muslim student. According to www.WSMV.com, the website of a local, NBC-affiliated news source in the Nashville area, a teacher at the New Vision Academy […]

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This Kids’ Book Was Inspired by Girl Bullied For Having Black Doll

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Toronto Star A black mother and daughter were recently profiled on a national Canadian news show called Metro Morning and discussed an unfortunate situation the daughter experienced at school 28 years ago. The daughter’s name is Lauren Reyes-Grange. The mother’s name is Cynthia Reyes. Lauren was only four years of age at […]

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Sixth-Graders Made a Rap Video About Education and it Went Viral

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: ABC News On this past Wednesday (November 1st), a group of brilliant, black middle-school children from Milwaukee, Wisconsin put themselves on the map by using their hip-hop skills positively to promote education. According to ABC News, some sixth-grade students at Milwaukee Excellence School had a rap video of theirs recorded by […]

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This 14 Year Old is Already a Seasoned Investor

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: YouTube screenshot A young man and his mother from the Chicago, Illinois area have proven that it is never too early for parents to teach their children about the importance of investing. Damon Williams (pictured), 14, has gone viral over his amazing story, which deals with rising above mediocrity and […]

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Is Paying Kids to Academically Succeed Actually Effective?

By Victor Trammell In a number of professionally conducted research studies, incentivization has been proven to work in adults when researchers are trying to get men and women to achieve a specified objective. In everyday life, rewards are designated to provide motivation for people to become stronger at their professions, grow more valuable with their talents, […]

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Study: School-to-Prison Pipeline is Expanding in MO; Black, Disabled Kids Suffer the Most

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Brett Levin | Flickr Creative Commons The Missouri division of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been keeping a close eye on the state’s public education system and how it deals with minority and disadvantaged children. In 2015, Missouri got a number one ranking in a very unflattering contest between […]

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