OP-ED: A Small Gift Can Leave a Lasting Legacy When You Invest in Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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OP-ED: A Small Gift Can Leave a Lasting Legacy When You Invest in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Harry L. Williams, the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, says that anyone believing in the power of education to transform lives should invest in…

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Why I Chose to be the Mentor for the NNPA’s Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Program
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Why I Chose to be the Mentor for the NNPA’s Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Program

Dana Blair is the Road Trip Navigator for the NNPA’s 2018 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship program.

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Tuskegee University’s Dynamic Pitcher-Catcher Duo Participate in MLB’s All-Star Futures Game
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Tuskegee University’s Dynamic Pitcher-Catcher Duo Participate in MLB’s All-Star Futures Game

Christian Marshall (left) and Elgin Woodside are baseball teammates at Tuskegee University. Marshall and Woodside participated in the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. (Christian Marshall)

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NNPA ESSA Educator Spotlight: Millennial Jarren Small Brings Innovation to Education with “LegendsDoLive”
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NNPA ESSA Educator Spotlight: Millennial Jarren Small Brings Innovation to Education with “LegendsDoLive”

Jarren Small, a 28 year-old, Missouri City native and community activist, launched LegendsDoLive, in an effort to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged youth. (LegendsDoLive)

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OP-ED: We Must Reform School Discipline Policies for the Safety of Our Children
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OP-ED: We Must Reform School Discipline Policies for the Safety of Our Children

Kay Coles James, the president of the Heritage Foundation, talks about the need to reform school discipline policies.

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Energy Industry Continues Community Outreach
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Energy Industry Continues Community Outreach

David McGowan, the executive director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council (not pictured) says that the energy industry must recruit a younger, more diverse workforce.

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The Secret to Success for All Students Is Parental and Community Engagement
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The Secret to Success for All Students Is Parental and Community Engagement

Dr. Elizabeth Primas says that the Every Student Succeeds Act places increased priority on parental engagement.

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NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 “Discover the Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship in Detroit
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NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 “Discover the Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship in Detroit

The 2018 NNPA Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellows are (from left-right): Tyvan Burns of Norfolk State University; Denver Lark of North Carolina A&T University; Ila Wilborn of Florida…

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OP-ED: Our Nation’s Top Teachers Disagree with Ed Sec Devos on School Choice
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OP-ED: Our Nation’s Top Teachers Disagree with Ed Sec Devos on School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas, the program coordinator for the NNPA’s ESSA Public Awareness Campaign, says that some of the 2018 Teacher of the Year awardees expressed concerns about the…

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