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Meet Chelsea Jackson, Janelle Monáe's Yoga Instructor

Beyond Classically Beautiful | Posted 12.09.2015 | Style
Beyond Classically Beautiful

Chelsea Jackson is a yogi on a mission. When the Spelman College alum isn't teaching R&B singer Janelle Monáe how to "do that yoga," she's putting her Ph.D. from Emory college to great use through her yoga, literature and art camp for black and brown girls.

15 Reasons Going To An HBCU Is An Experience Like No Other

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

The roads of HBCUs are paved in black magic. The more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation act as a safe space for bla...

Black and Brown Want Green Jobs Too

Carlton E. Brown | Posted 06.02.2015 | Black Voices
Carlton E. Brown

There is a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in most mainstream green groups and government agencies. While this is no revelation -- for decades it's been a hushed issue that's fractured the movement and kept minorities out of the green insider's club -- we now have empirical evidence of the industry's lingering racial divide.

Spelman College To Cut Sports In Bid To Improve Student Health

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | College

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Spelman College, the oldest historically black U.S. college for women, is scrapping its ...

15 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices

Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and kno...

VH1 Protest Organizer Explains Why She is Full of Hate

Erin Harper | Posted 08.25.2012 | Black Voices
Erin Harper

I have a dream that one day there will no longer be such a vast divide between "social consciousness" and "entertainment". Our world is too damaged to remain subscribed to traditional paradigms in entertainment.

13 Colleges That Will Get You A Job

Posted 10.19.2011 | College

All colleges want their alumni to have jobs, but some schools provide more support for this than others. The Princeton Review recently named the co...

Why Historically Black Colleges Remain Relevant

Beverly Daniel Tatum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Beverly Daniel Tatum

Where black students are woefully under-represented in predominantly white institutions, historically black colleges and universities have demonstrated great effectiveness in fostering academic success.