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college graduates socialize before their commencement at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. Federal and state officials have launched the first national crackdown on companies that falsely promise debt relief for student loan borrowers. But critics say the Department of Education and its loan servicers expose consumers to fraud and fail to spot scams. (Leisa […]

FILE – In this Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, file photo, American Express Chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down from his role in 2018, the company announced […]

If Colin Kaepernick wants to play professional football again, Master P thinks he needs to ditch the NFL. According to the rapper, the free agent quarterback needs to start his own league “We have to start owning things,” Master P tells TMZ Wednesday, Oct. 18 after being asked about Kaepernick’s grievance against the NFL. “Ownership. Just […]

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Black student borrowers wound up owing more on their loans 12 years after starting school than they initially owed, according to the analysis. (Photo by Paul Bradbury/Getty Images). Nearly 50 percent of Black student borrowers who started undergrad between 2003-2004 defaulted on at least one of their loans within 12 years, according to a recent […]

Boston College students say school officials have failed to respond to the recent racist incidents. (Photo by WBZ-TV/Twitter) School leaders’ lack of action after a number of racially charged incidents on the campus of Boston College prompted hundreds of students to walk out of their classes Wednesday, Oct. 18, in protest. Over the weekend, two […]

A 12-year-old boy is using his experience with sickle cell disease to inspire other young patients. Using the power of creativity, Todd Parker of Queens, New York, wrote a book about a superhero in his likeness. “I was thinking, ‘What do I want to do to help uplift other kids and myself?’” Todd tells PIX11 […]

by Ann Garrison Order Victoire Ingabire’s book, “Between 4 Walls of the 1930 Prison,” by emailing Oct. 14 marked the seventh anniversary of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire’s arrest shortly after she attempted to run for president against Rwanda’s military dictator, President Paul Kagame. I still remember my last conversation with her for the […]

by Adilifu Fundi A clinician actually fighting for America’s ultimate underdogs – as his academic “focus” – immediately grabbed my attention. Dr. Jonathan Lassiter, PhD, a clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of psychology at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, visited San Francisco this past summer, as he was enrolled in the Visiting Professors’ Program […]

Diana Ross presents the Dick Clark award for excellence at the 42nd annual American Music Awards. ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced on Oct. 18, 2017, that Ross would receive a lifetime achievement honor and perform at the upcoming ceremony on Nov. 19. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Ross will […]

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