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Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Northern Territory of Australia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...

Gear Up Your Kids

Ivo Lukas | Posted 07.19.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Whether it's engineering, creativity or safety on your mind for your kids this summer, be sure to keep these great gadgets and apps in mind.

Federal Law: Section 504 Helps Students

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.02.2014 | Education
Kristen Houghton

In most areas of the country the school year is just about half over. Yet you may be noticing that after four months of school, your child seems to be having problems. If you're educational law-savvy, you know that your child has certain rights.

Public Enemy's Chuck D: Digital Distribution Is the Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Public Enemy hip hop sensation Chuck D stops by the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at SXSW 2013 to talk about being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his Evil vs Heroes instrumental album, and the new digital label for independent artists, SpitDigital.

Dead Prez Return With New Album at SXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

Even though it's been a while since the duo released a full album, M1 assures us that they've been hard at work, putting out mixtapes, working on their "Turn Off the Radio" series and Stic dropping his workout album.

Kids Without Sports

Marc Joseph | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact
Marc Joseph

Now that school is back in session, it is difficult for all of us who grew up with ample access to sports and the arts, to see how our school systems have evolved and have practically eliminated the character-building program of sports participation.

No School Left Behind

Marc Joseph | Posted 10.03.2012 | Education
Marc Joseph

Obviously our public education system is so much better than it was 100 years ago. But are our schools any better than they were last year or 5 years ago or even 10 years ago?

Honoring W.E.B. Du Bois 2012

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

The Board of Trustees at the University of Pennsylvania appointed Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies on February 17th 2012. This short video captures the day's activities.

Why Documentary Films Are So Important

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Documentaries are filling a vacant space and supplying much needed information which not only keeps us informed but even allows us to organize and take action.

Educational Opportunity in the Age of Obama

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Farai Chideya

Let's take a moment during this graduation season to ask how we can raise the profile of educational equality among the issues our nation faces.