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Gaga’s Plea to Obama

“Mother Monster” Lady Gaga attended a $35,800-per-couple fundraiser for President Barack Obama in northern California over the weekend. The 25-year-old Grammy winner didn’t sing, but she reportedly asked Obama a quest...
by Socialtik Mag
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Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 Million To Newark Starts To Gain Some Traction

On their first day back at school today, the students of Newark, N.J., may be too focused on reconnecting with friends and meeting new teachers to notice, but a number of much bigger things have changed since they left for the ...
by Socialtik Mag
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Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B-Schools

When Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen first started teaching a philanthropy course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2000, she quickly discovered she was a pioneer in the field. There were just a handful of case studies ...
by Socialtik Mag
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MLK Gets Home on National Mall

On the 48th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech, a towering memorial will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as a man of peace among the many monuments to wars and presidents in the nation’s capital....
by Socialtik Mag
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How Culturally Relevant Is Your Content Strategy?

The new reality for brands is people are consuming and creating more content in more ways than ever before. Eric Schmidt said we now generate as much information every two days as was generated from the beginning of time to 200...
by Socialtik Mag
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Are Black Colleges Still Relevant?

Black history means so much more to me now than it did when I was younger. Most of this is due to the blessing of me attending and graduating from a Historically Black College/University (HBCU). There, I was able to really le...
by Empress Varnado
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African American History For Dummies

Journalist and urban culture oracle, Ronda Racha Penrice has found a way to bridge the gap between the old black culture and the new black culture. Making black history herself, she recently became the first black woman to writ...
by Empress Varnado
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Most New York Students Are Not College-Ready

(The New York Times) New York State education officials released a new set of graduation statistics on Monday that show less than half of students in the state are leaving high school prepared for college and well-paying caree...
by Socialtik Mag
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The Reader: No Book Left Behind

Growing up in the impoverished South Bronx area of New York City, the many books I read easily became my safe haven. I was more than willing to get lost in the pages, rather than join the other children on the drug plagued play...
by Demaris Bailey
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