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"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, […]

Success Academy Graduates its First Class
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Success Academy Graduates its First Class

      The pioneering class of Success Academy scholars, who began their journey in the network’s first elementary school on 118th Street in Harlem in 2006, graduated Thursday with stellar college plans.   All 16 seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges, most of which are ranked as selective or highly selective. They include […]

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Featured in Speakers Series - June 14th
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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Featured in Speakers Series – June 14th

The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!
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The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!

First-time author Joa Macnalie has just released The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick, through Melanin Origins, LLC.  The book, which is written in a third-person narrative, will educate both parents and children on the life and legacy of this modern-day inspirational maverick.  The Hero In The Helmet is available at Barnes & Noble nationwide as well in a […]

At New York State's First-Ever Girls Chess Championship, Success Academy Scholars Dominate
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At New York State’s First-Ever Girls Chess Championship, Success Academy Scholars Dominate

Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni took home the top two spots for the K-6 championship division in New York State’s first ever Girls Chess Championship this past weekend. Their team, Success Academy Hudson Yards, placed first in the division.   The inaugural tournament was held at the New Explorations into Science, Technology, […]

Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort
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Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

      One hundred teens from across the nation participated in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine — a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which concluded this weekend. The 100 students were selected from thousands of applicants nationwide for this once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program […]

Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural "From the Fire" Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University
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Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural “From the Fire” Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University

Leadership development, mentoring, and Rites of Passage are the focuses of the new From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men on July 22-August 3, 2018. Operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc.; a provider of events for teens since 2009, the inaugural two-week boarding program at Princeton University is designed for young men of […]

National PR Day Parade Launches 2018 Scholarship Program
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National PR Day Parade Launches 2018 Scholarship Program

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is now accepting applications for its 2018 National Scholarship Program. This year the program will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each, for a total $200,000, to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities.  Applicants must be high school seniors or full-time college/university […]

Breakfast Club Host Angela Yee Partners with Cedarmore Corporation to Promote Literacy among Long Island Girls
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Breakfast Club Host Angela Yee Partners with Cedarmore Corporation to Promote Literacy among Long Island Girls

Angela Yee – Celebrity radio host, entrepreneur and founder of Angela Yee’s Book Club, will be partnering with Cedarmore Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth ladies from under deserved communities in Long Island, to promote literacy among Long Island Girls.   More than 12 groups of girls from Nassau and Suffolk Counties will […]

MUSE Academy Brings New Independent School Dedicated to the Arts to Heart of Brooklyn's Cultural District
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MUSE Academy Brings New Independent School Dedicated to the Arts to Heart of Brooklyn’s Cultural District

MUSE Academy now offers a new alternative for New York area parents who want their children to reap the proven intellectual benefits that come with intensive exposure to music and performing arts from a young age. “It has been long established that consistent, high quality music education promotes rapid cognitive development in children. We know […]

The Home Depot Announces the 2018 Retool Your School Grant Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
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The Home Depot Announces the 2018 Retool Your School Grant Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced its 2018 Retool Your School Grant Program. Now, in its ninth year, the program awards accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) grants to use toward creating sustainable renovations and additions to their campuses. The Home Depot has awarded $1.8 million to HBCUs since […]

Teens Surprised Live on “GMA’’ with Mentoring Trip to Disney Dreamers Academy
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Teens Surprised Live on “GMA’’ with Mentoring Trip to Disney Dreamers Academy

      Five high school students were surprised live on “Good Morning America’’ with the announcement that they were selected to be part of the exclusive Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine. Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World Resort executive Tracey D. Powell joined the “Good Morning America’’ hosts and the […]

New Data Finds Link Between Lack of Sleep & Mental Health Problems Among Children & Teenagers
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New Data Finds Link Between Lack of Sleep & Mental Health Problems Among Children & Teenagers

The NYC Health Department has released new data on lack of sleep among New York City school children and public high school students. On an average school night, 75 percent of high school students reported getting fewer than eight hours of sleep, and 11 percent of school children (ages 6 to 12 years) got inadequate […]

International Women's Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 
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International Women’s Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 

    On the March 17, 2017, women will convene at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY for an extraordinary International Women’s Conference hosted by Neva Alliance, New York. The fascinating one day conference is designed to speak to every woman; conference attendees will have an opportunity to network, exchange knowledge, connect, facilitate lasting connections and showcase […]