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Blac Chyna is ready to take things “up a couple of notches” by pursuing higher education. The former stripper — who has son King Cairo, 6, with ex-boyfriend Tyga and daughter Dream, 2, with former fiancé Rob Kardashian — has enrolled in an online course called business analytics, at Harvard University in which she will learn how…

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There is a firestorm of Black student protests sweeping across America’s predominately White colleges. Black students are uniting against systemic racism and hostile campus environments.  The most recent protest in the news was at the University of Missouri, which led to the resignation of its president Tim Wolfe. Now, Black students at the prestigious Ivy…

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Harold Ekeh will have the choice of attending any Ivy League school of his choice. The 17-year-old senior, who currently attends Elmont High School in New York, was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. Ekeh and his family moved to America from Nigeria when he was 8 years old. His college essay detailed how…

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Kamara James, who was a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic fencing team, has died at the age of 29 according to the U.S. Fencing Association. James was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and moved to Queens, New York, at the age of 10. She had a full scholarship to Princeton and graduated with a degree in…

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For the past two years, rolling out has highlighted several of the top college professors, authors and scientists in America with the “Black Intellectual” series. We have compiled a list of the top quotes from black intellectuals who we interviewed in 2013. Click continue to view.

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Sick and fatigued from walking about four blocks to get to the press entrance of Morehouse’s 129th commencement ceremony, one thing was embedded in my mind — “what will Obama tell the class of 2013?” After several hours had passed and the commencement ceremony began, the level of perseverance that was displayed as over 10,000…

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Carl Hart has dedicated himself to examining the effects of drug use and drug laws. Hart, who serves as an associate professor of psychology at Columbia University, is also a former member of the United Nations reference group for intravenous drug use and HIV. As rolling out’s black intellectual of the week, we highlight several…

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Tera Hunter is one of the nation’s leading historians. In her award-winning book, To ‘Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors After the Civil War, Hunter reveals how legal restrictions on black marriage during the South’s Antebellum period significantly impacted the black family. Similar laws were also used to prevent blacks from receiving…

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