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Jean Accius, Ph.D., is the senior vice president of global thought leadership and international affairs for AARP. He is a nationally recognized expert on aging, longevity, health and long-term care policy, having held senior-level positions across private, public, and nonprofit sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality administration and a master’s degree in aging…

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La’ Toya Princess Jackson, aka ElectrKPrincess, is a writer and producer of ballets, songs, and plays. She is a ballerina in training at Ballethnic Dance Company. As the founder of LaPrincess Entertainment Group, LLC she aspired to create original works that provide a positive representation of African Americans in arts and entertainment. Jackson obtained her…

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Ciara is taking her education to the next level after being accepted into an Ivy League school. The “Goodies” hitmaker — who has a 5-year-old son Future Zahir with her former partner Future and a 2-year-old daughter Sienna with husband Russell Wilson — has revealed she is set to attend Harvard Business school. Speaking about her…

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The oldest daughter of former president President Barack Obama and wife Michelle is doing the most and living her best life while attending iconic Harvard University. Malia Obama, 20,  a college sophomore, made her onscreen debut in a music video that debuted nationwide Friday, Sept. 28. The unabashed young Obama confidently and with care-free aplomb…

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Dr. Chynna Steele is a nationally renowned board certified dermatologist and doctor to the stars and alumna of Harvard University (undergraduate), the University of Chicago (medical school) and Washington University (dermatology). At her thriving practice, Steele Dermatology in Alpharetta, Georgia, she specializes in skin conditions, skin cancer, and cutting-edge cosmetic procedures to enhance the skin,…

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Harvard University

For the first time in this prestigious institution’s history, the incoming class of students at Harvard University is majority minority. That has never happened in its 380 years of existence. The class of 2021 is 50.8 percent minority, and is comprised of Blacks, Hispanics or Latinos, Asian-Americans, Native Americans or Pacific Islanders, the Boston Globe…

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In a sign of changing times, Harvard University has announced that the school is holding a separate commencement ceremony for Black graduate students. This is not the first time that Harvard has had a separate graduation ceremony for Black graduate students; however, this time it will include graduate students from across the different colleges of…

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Sam Sanders Co-host, NPR Politics Podcast General Assignment Reporter News Desk Weekend Duty Reporter NPR Harvard University, M.P.P. University of the Incarnate Word, B.A. Sam Sanders has to be one of the hardest working reporters on the campaign trail. Seriously, he has three jobs. His NPR bio reads in part, “As a key member of…

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Harvard University

Sometimes the biggest difference between a prison inmate and an Ivy League student is opportunity. A group of prison inmates got the opportunity to face off against Harvard students in a debate and the outcome was eye-opening. According to the Wall Street Journal, the prisoners were from eastern New York correctional facilities and included men…

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Who knew that the influence one special principal, Nadia Lopez of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, had on an eighth grade student named Vidal Chastanet, would change her life and the destiny for students in Brownsville, New York forever? Vidal was stopped by a photographer on his way home from school who asked if he could…

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Swizz Beatz is one celebrity taking the road less traveled and actually going going back to school to further his career. The hip-hop living legend left his wife and family to live the quaint dorm life at the prestigious Harvard University. While many reported on Kasseem Dean’s acceptance to Harvard last month, Dean falsely accused…

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The latest photo campaign to sweep social media goes deeper than the one with children dressed in celebrity red carpet fashion. Inspired by the play I, Too, Am Harvard, the project, which has it’s own Tumblr site, is based on the stories of black Harvard College students that highlight their diverse cultural experiences at the…

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