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How A Young British-Nigerian Entrepreneur Is Changing Robotics
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How A Young British-Nigerian Entrepreneur Is Changing Robotics

Silas Adekunle has loved robots since he was a kid. And his childhood dreams have led him into a major deal with Apple and it has to do with crafting robotics.   The 26-year-old British-Nigerian entrepreneur is co-founder of Reach Robotics and creator of MekaMon, which has been called the world’s first gaming robot and […]

The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin
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The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin

According to the National Center for Educational Center Statistics, more than one out of every five (20.8%) students report being bullied. The Power of You Teens (POYT) was started in 2014, by Felicia Gibson Jaycox to provide a safe space for girls 11 through 18. “I noticed that bullying and suicide among girls were on […]

EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science
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EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that New York University has been selected to receive funding to support an urban environmental science initiative in the New York City area. EPA anticipates that it will award New York University an Environmental Education grant in the amount of $85,252 once all legal and administrative requirements […]

Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem
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Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem

Students from the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) created unique pointillism mosaic portraits of President Barack Obama at an arts workshop taught by Hicksville artist Lennox Commissiong at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue. It was at his exhibition WIZARDHANDS, which salutes Black heroes, and is on view free to the public […]

Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class
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Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) has announced Toddler Yoga and Dance Class for 2s and 3s, running September through December. Classes run Monday – Friday, 10am-10:45am. Registration is $240/trimester. To register, call  (718) 638 5660 or visithttps://bms.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=177286. This unique program is being offered by BMS and MUSE Academy for parents who want their little ones to explore dance, yoga […]

How to Get Your Child to Do Homework Without a Fight
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How to Get Your Child to Do Homework Without a Fight

By Carol Tuttle, author of The Child Whisperer When it comes to your child’s homework, do you beg, plead, or bribe? Do you threaten consequences? You can make homework easier for both you and your children with some simple tips that honor their natural energy. Every child has a dominant Energy Type that determines the way […]

Starz Launches National "Share Your Voice" Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series "America to Me"
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Starz Launches National “Share Your Voice” Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series “America to Me”

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announce that submissions are being accepted from U.S. students for the opportunity to win a $25,000 scholarship from the “Share Your Voice” spoken word contest in conjunction with the new STARZ Original series “America to Me,” debuting Sunday, August 26 at 10 PM ET/PT. The 10-part documentary series from Emmy […]

5th Annual Benefit Celebrates the Success of All Star Code
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5th Annual Benefit Celebrates the Success of All Star Code

By Dr. Nathasha Brooks-Harris   Over $900,000 was recently raised for All Star Code’s technical entrepreneurial program for young males of color. In excess of $300,000 of that amount was raised live at the 5thannual summer benefit in an auction and live appeal. The benefit honored Van Jones, CNN political commentator and president and founder […]

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle
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5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle

  By Holly Caplan   From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties.  The fact that she was going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to […]

National Scholarship Opportunity Launches Just in Time for Back-to-School Season
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National Scholarship Opportunity Launches Just in Time for Back-to-School Season

First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg has announced the launch of the NEST 529 Back-to-School Photo Drawing, a new scholarship opportunity open to families across the United States. Beginning today, NEST 529 invites families to capture and submit back-to-school photos of children 8 years old or younger by September 30, 2018, […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Congratulates Daughter, Kennedy Abrahams On Being Accepted To a National STEM Program
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Congratulates Daughter, Kennedy Abrahams On Being Accepted To a National STEM Program

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams congratulated his daughter, Kennedy Abrahams, on her recent acceptance to the National Youth Leadership Forum “Pathways to STEM Alumni” program. Pathways to STEM connects students interested in science, technology, engineering, and medicine with fellow high-achieving Envision alumni. “I am extremely proud of Kennedy- this is a great opportunity for learning and […]

NYC Teen Receives National Recognition for Empowering Girls Around the World
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NYC Teen Receives National Recognition for Empowering Girls Around the World

    Yardena Gerwin an 18-year-old from NYC, has received recognition for updating and empowering the NYC chapter of the national Girl Up campaign through her program Empowering Girls in NYC and the Developing World Through Building the NY Girl Up Coalition. Yardena was recently announced as a recipient of the 2018 Diller Teen Tikkun […]

Liberia First Lady To Be Honored By UNIA-ACL In New York
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Liberia First Lady To Be Honored By UNIA-ACL In New York

The First Lady of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Clar Duncan-Weah, will be honored by the Universal Negro Improvement Association & African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) at Dinner Reception & Fundraiser in her honor at Occasions Catering Hall located at 127-08 Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY on Wednesday, July 18. The grand ceremony, scheduled to begin at […]

"Developing Intention", the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program
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“Developing Intention”, the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program

From July 13 through August 31, 2018, Developing Intention, the 2018 exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s annual Expanding the Walls program, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. While the Studio Museum is closed to the public to prepare for the start of construction on […]

What to do When Your Child HATES Math
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What to do When Your Child HATES Math

By Kate Snow Kids hate math for many different reasons. Some find it too hard, others find it overwhelming, and still others are so bored by it that they can hardly bring themselves to complete their assignments. But whatever the reason, nothing ruins a day (and mom’s nerves) like fighting about math. The constant arguing, […]