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by #teamEBONY

Back in August, programmer Patrick McConlogue offered Leo Grand a choice: $100, or 16 coding lessons. Grand -- homeless since 2011… Read More

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Doomed

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by Slate

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In a piece that went up on Mother Jones’ website, Mark Follman writes that at least 194 children aged 12 and under have been… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by Slate

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by #teamEBONY

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[THE YARD REPORT]<br />
The Week's HBCU News

[THE YARD REPORT]
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The fall semester is nearing its long-awaited end for HBCU students, which means the New Year is just around the corner. But before… Read More

 President Obama heads to South Africa for Mandela memorial

President and First Lady Head to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's Services

by The Grio

President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela… Read More

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