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UCLA has less than 50 Black males in the entire 2013 freshmen class

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Asean (ah-Shawn) is a 9 year old at Marcus Garvey Elementary School, slated for closure by the Chicago Public School administration, an un-elected board who’s members are appointed by Mayor Rahm Elmanuel, former Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making his first known investment in a startup, a firm called Panorama Education that uses data analysis to attempt to improve education.

The Cambridge, Mass.-based Panorama announced Monday that it raised $4 million in seed funding led by Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund. Other investors include Jeff Clavier’s SoftTech VC, Google Ventures, Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Investments and Yale University.

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The pop star opened her $4 million Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday morning, and will accept her record sixth songwriter-artist of the year award from Nashville Songwriters Association International on Sunday.

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A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise follows the journeys of two African-American boys and their families from kindergarten to high school graduation and provides a powerful narrative about the lives of african-american boys and their families, as well as the factors that contribute to the achievement gap in education for black males.

Opens in New York October 18. See here for cities & showtimes: http://on.fb.me/17lBHAZ

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19 year old James Ward was homeless in LA for 4 years, now he is a student Howard University, thanks to social media crowdfunding.

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