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Inland Valley Uplift Foundation to Hold 8th Annual Youth Leadership Conference

The Inland Valley Uplift Foundation (IVUF) with the assistance of members of Zeta Tau Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host the 8th annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) Saturday, March 04, 2017. The conference will be centered around ...

Meet Loise Dickson Rice – The BlackWoman Behind the Intro of Pell Grants

So many students have been privileged to complete their college education courtesy of Pell Grants, which are funds provided by the federal government to those who’re actually in need. Unlike student loans, beneficiaries of Pell Grant aren’t required to pay ...

Top 2017 African-American, Minority & Diversity Summer Internship Programs

Many companies and organizations are already announcing that they are accepting applications for their upcoming internship programs. Here’s a list of the top 2017 summer internship programs for African Americans:

Daniel Wesle: The Workspace You Need To Become More Productive And Creative

CEOs are always at work, even when we're not. As the CEO of several internet startups over the years, I've been invested in every aspect of my companies: getting briefed on every initiative, getting to know all employees personally, and ...

Sen. Portantino Introduces Bill to Start the School Day Later New Start Time Embraces Overwhelming Research for Student Success

Today, Senator Anthony Portantino introduced SB 328 which will require California school districts to start their middle and high school days no earlier than 8:30 am.

IVN Co-Publisher's Pen

It is with great pleasure I welcome you to Week 2 of our Celebrating Black History Month edition! This is our way of paying homage to great pioneers who were the groundbreakers in making us who we are. What about ...

Here are a Few Top Tips for Understanding and Paying Back Your Student Loans

With an estimated $1.3 trillion in student loans outstanding, it’s safe to say student loan debt is a reality for millions of Americans. While this figure may sound daunting, experts say that greater financial literacy can help students and graduates ...

Meet The 22-Year-Old MIT Student Who Is Making History As A NASA Engineer

A 22-year-old college student is leading the new generation of pioneering black women depicted in Hidden Figures. Tiera Guinn is a Rocket and Structural Design and Analysis Engineer working on the space launch system that Boeing is constructing for NASA. ...

Kimberly Lankford: Top Tips for Tax Breaks for College Costs

The big day has finally arrived. Your son or daughter applied to colleges, sifted through the acceptances, and decided where to spend the next four (or five or more) years. Now all you have to do is figure out how ...

IVN Co-Publisher’s Pen

In continuing our Black History Tribute, I want to introduce to some and present to others Astronaut and physician Mae Jemison was born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama, the youngest child of Charlie Jemison, a roofer and carpenter, ...

Here Are Tips To Land A College Scholarship

If you are college-bound or already enrolled, experts say it’s worth investing the time to investigate scholarship opportunities -- even if you think you may not be eligible for most opportunities. According to a recent study, more than a third ...

The Latest Advancements in College Education In The United States Are Happening Digitally

The face of education in the United States is changing. Many of today's universities are embracing digital technology to deliver instruction in ways not available to previous generations. We have seen the digital instruction methods evolve from the use of ...

#NoDAPL: CEO Says Dakota Access Pipeline Will Move Forward; Trump Sends the Law to Clear Protesters From Land

As what will likely be the case with many of the new president’s policies and proclamations, the Dakota Access Pipeline may move forward as initially planned—even though many thought it wouldn’t.

North Fontana 2017 Black Awareness Expo

The Concerned Citizens for the Development of North Fontana and the North Fontana Black Awareness Parade invites you to celebrate Black History with us

Black Charter Advocates Rally at State Capitol Margaret Fortune: Black Middle-Class Students Are Being Failed Too

Hundreds of African American charter public school advocates, teachers, parents, and students rallied the State Capitol on the first day of Black History Month to shine a light on funding and education disparities facing Black students in the public school ...