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Teens Build a Car That Runs on 'Social Fuel'

Teens Build a Car That Runs on ‘Social Fuel’

Yahoo Auto – Converting old gas-powered cars to run on electricity has become easy enough that Minddrive, a Kansas City non-profit, has made such conversions part of an after-school education program for inner-city teen-agers. For this year’s project, Minddrive decided to set a higher bar by challenging the students to build a car powered by tweets and …

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Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

Black Like MOI – Kiera Wilmot made an honest mistake, but the police were trying to throw away her life with a felony.  After the community stood up for the girl, the charges were dropped, and she was allowed to move on with her life.   Well, her greatness is really starting to shine, as …

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Nathaniel Dancy Jr., 5-Year-Old Boy, Saves His Dad's Life With Spelling Skills

Nathaniel Dancy Jr., 5-Year-Old Boy, Saves His Dad’s Life With Spelling Skills

Huffington Post – Kindergarten may actually teach you everything you need to know. Five-year-old Nathaniel Dancy Jr.’s Newark, New Jersey charter school certainly provided him with the skills he needed to save his father’s life. As NBC News 4 New York first reported, the boy’s father, Nathaniel Dancy Sr., became very sick behind the wheel on the way …

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Youngest African-American Set to Graduate Harvard Law School

Youngest African-American Set to Graduate Harvard Law School

Clutch – Cortlan Wickliff, 22, is graduating from Harvard Law School on May 3. When he crosses the stage and receives his Juris Doctorate, Wickliff will be the youngest African-American to ever join the elusive law school alumni club. This isn’t the first time the Texas native entered the academic history books. Wickliff was the youngest …

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Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center

Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, and music industry entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70 million to create a new institute at the University of Southern California, the school announced Tuesday night. The huge gift from the two who have been music business partners in the past will …

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POSITIVE PROPAGANDA: Black Girls RUN! encourages fitness and healthy living

POSITIVE PROPAGANDA: Black Girls RUN! encourages fitness and healthy living

The Mercury – According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80 percent of African-American women are overweight. A group of Montgomery County women have joined a national movement to seize healthy lifestyles and overcome this epidemic. Black Girls RUN! was created in 2009 by two women — Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks — whose mission was …

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