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Five Things United Negro College Fund is Doing for Students

14 Apr

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Michael Lomax is the head of the United Negro College Fund. On Sunday in Atlanta, the UNCF holds its 36th annual telethon. Lomax sees the event as part of a greater effort to recruit a new generation of African-American stars to donate to the organization, which distributes millions in aid annually to historically black colleges and universities and provides scholarships to racial and ethnic minority students to attend all types of institutions. Here are five things to know about the UNCF, based on an Associated Press interview with Lomax. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/five-things-united-negro-college-fund.html

Black teens more optimistic about the future because of Pres. Obama

1 May

Black teens more optimistic than their peers. A poll released Thursday by Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., found that 70 % of black teen students thought their standard of living would be better than their parents and they believe so beacuse of the election of Barack Obama. Read the entire article here: http://talkhonestly.blogspot.com/