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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

Michelle Obama: HS diploma is not enough

JACQUELYN MARTIN / ASSOCIATED PRESS First lady Michelle Obama smiles at rapper Bow Wow at Howard University in Washington on April 17. The first lady joined juniors and seniors from Chicago public high schools on the first day of their four-day visit to Howard as part of a program to immerse talented high school students in a college campus ... (more)


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc., us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin Madison

Tue Apr 22, 2014

US News & World Report

Rand Paul's Latest Stop to Expand the GOP Brand

Rand Paul spent Tuesday afternoon seated inside an all-girls Catholic high school in Chicago extolling the virtues of school choice.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, African-American, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Daily News

Gregory Realty Pays $1.8 Million for Bartlett Facility

The 30,976-square-foot industrial facility at 7895 Stage Hills Blvd . in Bartlett has sold for $1.8 million.


Related Topix: Bartlett, TN, Shelby County, TN, White House, TN, LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis College of Art

Center for American Progress

P. Diddy Commences a Debate

Usually, the conversations revolve around some pressing public policy issue or current political event that inspires debates.


Related Topix: Rap, The Lox, The Notorious B.I.G., US News, Liberal Political News

Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19

The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Jessye Norman, Chicago, IL, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

International Education Society Elects New Leadership: Wilkins Assumes Kappa Delta Pi Presidency

Kappa Delta Pi , International Honor Society in Education, has elected leaders to serve in the Society's highest leadership posts for the 2014-2016 biennium, with terms beginning July 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, University of Georgia Valdosta State, Florida Atlantic University, Davis & Elkins College

Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Public Radio

Rand Paul Bids To Loosen Democratic Hold On African-American Vote

For more than a year, GOP Sen. Rand Paul has been staking out positions on issues that resonate in the black community, including school choice and prison sentencing reform.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives


Tracie Thoms on "Veep," typecasting and Washington cynicism

On tonight's "Veep," Vice President Selina Meyer gears up to tell the world that she's running for president.


Related Topix: Veep, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Gapers Block

Chicago Speaks: Yoruba, as Spoken by Artist Dayo Laoye

As a global city, Chicago is home to many languages beyond English. Chicago Speaks profiles speakers of these languages, and shares some of their personal stories along the way.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Chris Brown on trial in D.C.

Although Chris Brown faces just a misdemeanor charge, the singer has a lot riding on Monday's assault trial in Washington.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Entertainment

The Washington Post

Michelle Obamaa s graduation speech plans draw criticism

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a forum with high school students at Howard University on Thursday.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc., Topeka, KS, African-American

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet people on the tarmac as they arrive on Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Friday, April 11, 2014, as they travel to the Al Sharpton's National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Education Etc., us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Topeka, KS


Letting Diddy Speak

As many of you probably already know, Sean "Diddy" Combs has been selected to be the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony for Howard University this spring.


Related Topix: DeVry University, Decatur, GA

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Question of the Week: At the recently held reception kicking off the ...

Lanelle Ramey : "At HBCU's students have the opportunity to meet/experience individuals of the same race/culture but from various economic and various communalities across the country."


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The White House

Remarks by the First Lady at Discussion with High School and College Students

MRS. OBAMA: Thank you. Thanks, you guys. Thanks, Bow Wow. Let's give it up for Bow Wow.


WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Roland Martin: What's Really Bothering The Students At Howard University?

Roland Martin talks to H. Patrick Swygert , President Emeritus at Howard University about the controversial decision to allow Diddy to speak at the 2014 Spring commencement, at the disapproval of some of its students.


National Public Radio

Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.


?The Million Man March ? The Untold Story? Documentary Film Tackles...

Vanguard Television and the Washington, D.C. Ministry of Arts and Culture are proud to debut an exciting new film, The Million Man March - The Untold Story.


Related Topix: Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Afro American Newspaper

Morgan Students Participate in Design Challenge for Liberian University

War ravaged infrastructure, inconsistent power, and a shortage of hot water were a few of the obstacles Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning students had to overcome in designing a library and student center, called an E-brary, for William V.S. Tubman University in Harper, Liberia.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Morgan State University, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Tuskegee University

Students Ban Diddy, He's Not Good Enough

Howard University has invited Diddy to speak to the students at their graduation, but but the class is banning him because he DROPPED OUT of Howard! They don't think he is a good role model.