NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT MINORITIES ARE LESS LIKELY TO ATTEND TOP PIBLIC SCHOOLS 

BOSTON (AP) — A new study of federal data finds that black and Latino students are far less likely to attend top public colleges than their white and Asian peers. The Center for American Progress think tank reported Thursday that among all black students at U.S. public colleges in 2014, only 9 percent attended highly […]

SIX ONLINE TUTORING WEBSITES THAT COULD PROVE HELPFUL

Whether your child needs help with typical subjects, such as math and science, or more advanced topics like physics and HTML programming, there are several on-demand tutoring services online available for everyone. Check out Dependable Destinations for Online Tutoring, compiled by Mashable.com. Chegg Tutors (formerly InstaEDU) Chegg Tutors provides instant access to tutors in a variety […]

JOAKIM NOAH HELPS CHICAGO KIDS GEAR UP FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR

Joakim Noah Helps Chicago Kids Gear Up for the School Year adidas and Chicago Bulls Forward Joakim Noah helped a few lucky kids get ready to go back to school by taking them on an exclusive shopping spree at Kids Foot Locker on State Street in Chicago. Joakim helped more than 40 kids from his […]

SABRINA LAMB TALKS ABOUT TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT MONEY

The author of three novels, Sabrina Lamb is an expert in teaching children about financial management. A featured panelist at past Black Enterprise Women of Power Summits, her award-winning WorldofMoney.org institute creates waiting lists because of its knack at having top financial experts teach money advice to children on everything from real estate investment to […]

IS A PREPAID COLLEGE FUND THE RIGHT INVESTMENT FOR THE LITTLE ONES?

How’s this for a sweet investment: Anyone can buy it, with no fees or commissions. Its value has gone up by about 130% since 2000 — an 8.6% annualized gain. It’s tax advantaged, so those gains were tax-free. And in that time, investors had virtually no chance of losing their money at any point, even […]

DOCTOR COMES FORWARD AND SAYS DWIGHT HOWARD PHYSICALLY ABUSED HIS SON

Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard might have been cleared of child abuse charges, but the doctor who examined his son Braylon Howard for bruises and abrasions said he was abused by a belt. Howard was investigated and cleared for beating his 6-year-old son with a belt. He admitted to beating his son as discipline because that’s […]

JUDGE SAYS ALLEN IVERSON DID NOT KIDNAP HIS CHILDREN

Finally some relatively good Allen Iverson news. It now appears that the former NBA MVP was not holding his five kids hostage as his ex-wife, Tawanna Iverson, claimed in court. Actually, it seems like the ex-Mrs. Iverson is crying wolf. Reports TMZ: We broke the story … Iverson’s ex-wife filed court docs insisting Allen had all 5 […]

Solange Knowles Talks ‘Marriage At 17 With Evening Standard Magazine

Solange Knowles continues to serve up Cover Girl fierceness but this time it’s for London’s ‘Evening Standard Magazine.‘ In her feature she brings some glam to the bowling alley wearing fur, a bra, and a long white pencil skirt while chopping it up with the Mag about growing up in the Knowles household. She also […]