Our First Lady came to Chicago and delivered what we felt was her finest and most passionate speech of her life. Finally "Change We Can Believe In".
This is the third year in a row that the all-male charter school with students from Chicago's rough and tumble South and Westside neighborhoods is sending its entire senior class to college.
Hip-hop artist Common wants to create a supportive community for youths on Chicago's South Side. The Grammy Award winner started the Common Ground Foundation to help underserved youth develop leadership and life skills.
The 56-year-old star of "Malcolm X" and "Philadelphia" delivered a humorous speech with a sobering truth: Failure is inevitable. Yet instead of having something to fall back on, he said, graduates should "fall forward" - learn from their mistakes and keep going.
In the Sunday night premiere of the ESPN film about the "Fab Five" Michigan basketball players Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Chris Webber, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson from the 90's, Rose, the show's executive producer, stated that Duke recruited only black players he considered to be "Uncle Toms." Grant Hill, a player on the Duke team that beat Michigan in the 1992 Final Four, responds to Rose's comments..it's deep.
Alibaruho is the first black flight director in mission control at NASA and one of only 58 people who have directed human spaceflight missions.
"A robotics engineer designs, builds
and programs robots to perform
jobs that are either too dangerous,
tedious or currently impossible for humans."
4blackyouth.com had the opportunity to interview a young brother from the South Side of Chicago who is fixing jet aircraft and getting paid. We caught Mr. Ward in the hangar near one of the helicopters that he's working on.
We're excited to have the opportunity to interview the 23 year old, CEO of the Big Blue and You Foundation, Marine Biologist, on-air personality and University of Miami Graduate, Danni Washington.
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Jonecia Keels and Jazmine Miller of Spelman College, have won the 2010 AT&T Big Mobile on Campus ChallengeSM with their next generation e-learning mobile application, HBCU Buddy.