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Tony Ray Arrington holds the diploma that his daughter, Yasmine Arrington, earned from Elon University on May 23. He was in jail for much of her life and nearly missed the commencement. (Andrew P....
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2015/05/25 12:22
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Student debt is becoming a big campaign issue for 2016 | News & Observer News & Observer May 25, 2015 Student debt is becoming a big campaign issue for 2016 The $1.3 trillion burden of student debt...
2015/05/25 01:02
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IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is "exacerbating the skills shortage" in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech...
2015/05/23 20:19
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The cover of "Heritage: Honoring Our Hospitals' Early Years in the Nation's Capital," published by the District of Columbia Hospital Association. (Courtesy of District of Columbia Hospital...
2015/05/22 19:14
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A car wreck in 1980 left Frank Barham a paraplegic, restricting him to a wheelchair at the age of 24. He was robbed of the use of his legs, but not his passion. It was his music and his desire to...
2015/05/22 18:29
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IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is "exacerbating the skills shortage" in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech...
2015/05/22 15:03
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Future Medical Doctors from The John Hopkins School of Medicine: (Plastic Surgeon, Pediatrician, 2 Internists MD’s, General Surgeon & Emergency Doctor!) Class of 2015 Graduates from the University of...
2015/05/22 13:38
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Eric Roberson had his career laid out for him. In the late 1990s, the Grammy-nominated R&B artist often referred to as “Erro” was in his early 20s and already had secured steady work as a songwriter...
2015/05/22 01:51
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Dacavien Reeves remembers being homeless and waiting for Memphis public buses so he could try to get to Overton High School on time. “They would be late,” he said. “That would make me so scared...
2015/05/22 00:37
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What's Right With Our Schools: Birmingham seniors earn millions in scholarship moneyPosted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:19 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:57 PM EDT (Source: WBRC...
2015/05/22 00:03
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Google has reacted to how racist searches can bring up the White House and other locations by promising to extend its “Googlebomb” protection to Google Maps. This week, we had some problems with...
2015/05/21 17:57
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Tuskegee has come in No. 1 when it comes to Historically Black Colleges & Universities for 2015, according to College Choice‘s annual ranking on HBCUs. College Choice is an independent website that...
2015/05/21 16:19
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You also get Howard University, a historically black institution, and the Capitol building. Discovered by users, these are the latest in a string of racist search results involving a highly charged...
2015/05/21 14:25
2015/05/21 14:25
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Typing a racial slur in the search bar takes you right to the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. HuffPost Politics was one of several outlets to note the glitch, which involves the phrase “n****...
2015/05/21 10:19
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Students have been shown to benefit from having a diversity of teachers, yet the vast majority of teachers in the United States are white and female. What can be done about this? Leslie T. Fenwick,...
2015/05/20 21:33
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Google still hasn’t fixed that racist search result that points to the White House The Washington Post first pointed it out, following a tip from a reader. Something’s up with Google Maps in...
2015/05/20 18:48
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Similar search results could be seen as late as Wednesday morning. Some users report the search takes them to other locations, including Disney World and historically black colleges and universities...
2015/05/20 17:14
2015/05/20 17:14
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Searching for racist keywords brings up things like the White House and other historically black institutions in Google Maps. The Huffington Post and other media outlets reported yesterday that...
2015/05/20 16:52
2015/05/20 16:52
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Google Maps relies on user location to tailor what data it shows in a search. For example, if a user near Maryland and Washington, D.C. searches for “n----r university” in Google Maps, the site will...
2015/05/20 13:34
2015/05/20 13:34
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A racial controversy involving a search of Google Maps is growing after some users say they can put in a derogatory term for African-Americans and it takes them to the White House. The incident was...
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