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Biden announces $25 million in funding for cybersecurity education at HBCUs

Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and White House Science Advisor John Holdren recently announced that the Department of Energy will provide a $25 million grant over the next five years to support cybersecurity education.

McDonald’s honors media legends for Black History Month

New York tristate area McDonald’s restaurants have once again celebrated the achievements and talents of Black media legends and trailblazers.

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Malcolm X to be honored in East Orange

zz poetry takes center stage at the East Orange Public Library as Cultural Cafe, a special literary arts project of the East Orange Public Library, presents a “Poetic Tribute to Malcolm X” in observation of the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Thursday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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#JusticeforJerame: Community not backing down

As residents in the southern New Jersey community of Bridgeton continue their fight for justice in the police killing of a Black man that was caught on video, some are facing criminal charges for protesting.

Fallout from police shooting of Black man in NJ continues

Black citizens in the southern New Jersey city of Bridgeton continue to demand answers for the police shooting of a Black man who clearly had his hands up, as seen on a dash cam video.

Federal charges not likely in Michael Brown shooting

As the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown continues, it appears federal charges will not be filed against the police officer who killed the 18-year-old, unarmed Black male in 2014.

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The ‘bully-proof diva’

After being bullied during childhood and later on in the workplace, Traciana Graves is giving people the power to be “bully-proof.”

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ASALH kicks off Black History Month

New York State members of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History presents their annual ceremony.

Justice for Jerame: Another Black man shot by police

Another police shooting of a Black man has the victim’s family and the community asking questions.

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Jasmine Britt’s music of life

A native of Pembroke Pines, Fla., music teacher Jasmine Britt is tooting her own horn when it comes to contributing her talent to educating the world.

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