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I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC to create new degree." As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop...
WASHINGTON — President Obama urged graduates of a celebrated historically black college Sunday to use their education to help others and to work for "something larger than yourself," citing the example of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr....
Associated PressATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college...
Reuters* Says Washington beset by partisan politics * Gets personal about race, imperfections By Steve Holland ATLANTA, May 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama complained on Sunday that partisan battles in Washington are holding back stronger U.S....
WASHINGTON — Speaking to the graduating class of Ohio State University in Columbus on Sunday, President Obama called on the students to embrace the school’s motto, “education for citizenship,” and to press the government to act....
Tags: Ethics, Values, Human Interest, Washington, DC, Barack Obama
What's remarkable about photojournalist Leonard Freed's book "This Is the Day: The March on Washington" (Getty: $29.95), a photo essay documenting the historic Aug. 28, 1963, civil-rights march, is that it includes only one photograph of Martin Luther...
For RedEyeUniversity of Illinois-Chicago assistant professor Roger Reeves may have just won one of the biggest awards an American writer could hope to receive--a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts--but when he was younger, he didn't know he...
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers. Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
A Baltimore circuit judge has been nominated to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. George Levi Russell III, who has presided over 2,700 cases since 2007 on the Circuit Court, would fill a vacancy created with the retirement...
DAYTONA BEACH — More than 40 days after a South Florida teenager was shot to death in Sanford, college students are trekking 40 miles over three days to keep Trayvon Martin's name at the forefront of the nation's consciousness. "The job is...
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