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These Homeschooled Brothers Are Now Entrepreneurs And Members Of The White House Press Corps

By Victor Trammell Homeschooling is often looked at by most parents as an endeavor that “is not for everybody.” Some people even look at homeschooling as something that puts children at a disadvantage. However, when it comes to conventionally educating black children who live in urban areas, the real disadvantage lies with depending on the […]

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At 8 Years Old, Quinelius Jones Is Making A Name For Himself As Skilled Barber

By Victor Trammell One of the absolute best things a parent can do for their child is setting the example of a skilled person using their talent or trade for business development. American society drives home the adage that “kids should just be kids.” Children are not expected to do much but eat, play, go […]

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How the Re-Segregation of Rockford, IL Will Destroy Mostly Black City Schools

By Victor Trammell During the evening of this past Friday (August 11th), a contentious town hall meeting was held in the controversial city of Rockford, Illinois. According to the Rockford Register Star newspaper, the open-door meeting was hosted by Linda McNeely, Rockford’s Alderwoman. The reason behind the discord present among the citizens of Rockford at the town […]

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Woman Raised By Lesbians: “It hurt; I ached everyday for a dad”

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: ABC News/Univision/Iguales.com.ci The vast prevalence of LGBT people in America and the growing strength of the political and social advocacy of their lifestyle is, unfortunately, a divisive reality among the national citizenry. In recent history, the legalization of gay and lesbian marriages in a number of U.S. states, as well […]

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This Black Father Is Attracting Minority Boys To Technology Using Sports

By Victor Trammell A black father who lives in Seattle, Washington is using an innovative approach to getting more black and Latino boys interested in technology. Very recently, GeekWire profiled a man named Eric Osborne (pictured). Osborne is an account director for an international staffing agency called Aquent. He also is the co-founder of a non-profit […]

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Family Biz: 13 & 11-Year-Old Sisters Have “Angels & Tomboys” Body Care Brand For Tween and Teen Girls

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: AngelsandTomboys.com A young pair of sisters who were born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee have already taken the world by storm with their innovative creation, which stemmed from a common passion for body care. Madison Star (pictured right) and Mallory Iyana (pictured left) are the founders of a business and […]

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Meet Gabrielle Goodwin: Kidpreneur and Founder of “GaBBY’s Bows”

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Ian Curico/Kiplinger Magazine One of the biggest obstacles facing urban communities all over America is poverty among black children. When metaphorically speaking of poverty as a disease, one could classify an element, such as crime, as a symptom. However, first and foremost, black parents hold the keys to the cure […]

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Teen Author Writes Children’s Book That Is Inspiring Coding Skills Among Black Girls

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Sasha Alston/Kickstarter An amazing black female teen has defied the odds by not only blazing a trail and bringing diversity to the STEM fields.  She has also become a published children’s book author who is encouraging little black girls to do the same thing. The Huffington Post very recently put out […]

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9-Year-Old Says Family’s “Business-Minded Women” Inspired Her To Launch Online Clothing & Accessories Store

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Heather Rousseau/Roanoke Times A young girl from Washington D.C. with an entrepreneurial spirit is already the proud founder of her own business in the fashion industry. According to the Roanoke Times, a Virginia-based newspaper, nine-year-old Inara Rasheed-Jones (pictured below) developed an idea months ago about creating clothing for dolls when she […]

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Black Filmmaker, Educator Teaches Black Kids STEM Using Film

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: The Indianapolis Recorder A local high school math teacher/adjunct community college professor in a major U.S. city in the Midwest is using his passion for film making to inspire more black youths to pursue careers in the STEM fields. The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper recently profiled the uplifting life experience of Leal […]

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This HBCU Just Made The List Of Highest Producers Of Physicists In The Country

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: TheFrenchQuarter.com This year, a Louisiana-based HBCU made history over the high amount of black undergraduates who finish school with a degree in physics. According to the Associated Press, Dillard University (an historically black higher education institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana) is head and shoulders over larger schools when it […]

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Talk Radio Station Under Fire For Comparing Black Kids To Dogs In Twitter Photo

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Radio 702/YouTube A commercial FM talk radio station caused a big rash of backlash after a racist tweet was shared on the station’s social media network. The radio station is based a nation, which was formerly the breeding ground for apartheid. According to The Citizen, a national South African-based newspaper, […]

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