education

Aug 13, 2019

Could Black Philanthropy Help Solve The Black Student Debt Crisis?

Is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?

Apr 24, 2019

Hennessy Shelling Out $10 Million Dollars To Help Graduate Students Succeed

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund just revealed its first-ever corporate HBCU graduate program.

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Apr 2, 2019

3 Things Schools Should Teach About America’s History Of White Supremacy

Racism is embedded into the fabric of American life. But many students are not aware of this.

Mar 7, 2019

Stop The BS – When You Hear A Negative Statistic About Black Students, Question It

Ivory A. Toldson of Howard University checks in to correct some of the wrong assumptions about black students around the country.

Mar 7, 2019

African-American Women With HIV Often Overlooked, Under-Supported

Since the beginning of the epidemic in the 1980s, African-American women have carried a large burden of HIV.

Mar 5, 2019

One-Handed Basketball Phenom Kevin Atlas Inspires Students To Believe

Kevin Atlas is a one-handed basketball star who is now going around the country to inspire students.

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Mar 5, 2019

Five Tips To Help Kickstart Your Savings

If you wonder where your money is going at the end of the month, you have a problem. Here are some tips to start saving from the founder of BrokeMillennial.com.

Rapper Dessa Heads To Scripps College To Inspire Women In Business

Rapper Dessa will be the guest of honor at Scripps College during a conversation about her experiences in the business as a woman.

Do You Want To Master Production? Let Timbaland Teach You

Timbaland is one of the most successful producers in the music business, and now he's teaching his secrets in a new Masterclass.

Shaquille O’Neal Knows Basketball, But He Is Also An Expert On Higher Education

Shaq will explain the importance of tech and higher ed with an upcoming keynote address.

Feb 25, 2019

Harvard Handpicked Lil Pump To Deliver The Commencement Address

The rap star will join a list of notables who have delivered the commencement speech at Harvard.

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Feb 22, 2019

Vice’s New Series Shows What Kind Of “Hustle” It Takes To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

Vice goes on the road to showcase some of the country's brightest business minds.

Feb 18, 2019

Tackling the High Cost of Student Loan Debt

There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt, collectively owing $1.5 trillion. Rising college costs mean that number isn’t likely to drop much in the next few decades.

Jan 4, 2019

Spelman Has $86 Million Reasons Why It Could Be The New Center Of Student Innovation

Spelman just received a $30 million-dollar gift to help complete a new center of innovation for students.

Jan 3, 2019

Becoming A Doctor Could Be A Great Career Choice – If You Are A Black Man

There is a nationwide shortage of black male doctors in the United States, and one man is doing something about it.

Nov 21, 2018

Simple Tips to Streamline Your Morning Routine

Here are some great tips to turbocharge your morning.

Nov 20, 2018

Wait, What? Scholarships Are Taxable?

Scholarship's can be very helpful if you earn one, but some come with strings attached.

Nov 19, 2018

Here Is How Eminem’s Publisher Is Supporting Deaf Rappers And Musicians

Eminem's publishing company is putting on an interesting event called "The Deaf and Loud Symphonic Experience."

Nov 7, 2018

Loyola Teaching Valuable Music Biz Skills With New Hip-Hop Degree

A one-of-a-kind Undergraduate Degree program honors culture, history, music, and industry skills of hip-hop.

Oct 30, 2018

MBAs, Higher Salaries and Success Don’t Solve Problems

A higher education is one way to success. But does it have to come through college?

Oct 25, 2018

KRS-One Schools Students And Teachers On Global Hip-Hop Business

KRS-One was a recent lecturer at Kingston College, when he broke down to the Global business of Hip-Hop.

Oct 17, 2018

Five Reasons To End The Conspicuous Silence Of Music In Classrooms

Literature and music go hand and hand. So why is music being silenced in the classrooms?

Sep 20, 2018

Turning Down A Teaching Gig At UC Berkley Helped Launch Chad Rico’s Rap Career

Chad Rico is combining his love of travel, teaching and hip-hop into one amazing career.

Aug 30, 2018

Five Ways The “Aim Higher” Act Can Stuff Money Back In Your Pocket…If You Vote

A group of Democrats are sponsoring a bill to make education more affordable.

Aug 27, 2018

Beyonce And Jay-Z Launch $100,000 Fund For Students Heading To College

Beyonce and Jay-Z just started a new $100,000 scholarship fund to help some students get through college.

Aug 22, 2018

These Ten Students Received $100,000 In Scholarships From Mike WiLL Made-It And Slim Jxmmi

Mike WiLL Made-It & Rae Sremmurd's Slim Jxmmi announced the recipients of 2018 Making Wishes Matter scholarships.

Jul 5, 2018

Hip-Hop Takes Center Stage As Thousands Of Teachers Link To Improve Their Curriculums

Hip-Hop culture will have the spotlight during an upcoming conference for teachers in Philadelphia.

Jun 21, 2018

UC Berkeley Students Teaching A Course On Frank Ocean’s Life

The life and times of Frank Ocean will be the subject of a new college course at UC Berkeley.

Jun 19, 2018

New Research Project Shows The Gentrification Of Hip-Hop Through Atlanta Rap Lyrics

Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.

Jun 7, 2018

Rapper Dee-1 And Sallie Mae to Award a $25000 College Scholarship to High School Student

Sallie Mae leadership, employees, and educator-turned-hip-hop artist Dee-1 made the announcement on Sunday at the company's second annual 5K race.

Jun 6, 2018

Toki Wright Bringing Hip-Hop Business To Berklee’s Professional Music Department

Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.

May 29, 2018

Rapper Dee-1 & Sallie Mae Host 5K Race To Help Fund College Scholarships

Dee-1 is helping out college students once again through his partnership with Sallie Mae.

May 28, 2018

Queen Latifah’s Alliance With Strayer Could Take The University To The Next Level

Strayer University has tapped legendary rap star Queen Latifah to teach students everything they need to know about the real world.

Apr 2, 2018

DJ Khaled’s “Keys To Social Change” Will Hand Out Tens-of-Thousands In Scholarships

DJ Khaled is giving away over $20,000 in scholarships to high-school and college students.

Mar 8, 2018

Hip-Hop, Architecture, Intersects At Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Michael Ford has combined his love of hip-hop and architecture, and now he's going to be teaching it to students.