1. Jimi Swagger


    SCOTT GORDON HAD just arrived in his job as provost of Eastern Washington University when an alumnus approached him at a meet-and-greet in the Skyline Ballroom of Spokane’s Hotel RL. The event was new, too. Called the Eagle Summit after the public university’s athletics mascot, it was meant to...
  2. Dreamchaser

    High School Programs

    What's good everyone, I wanted to see if anyone was familiar with any high school programs that students of color could get involved with in high school? I heard of the NSBE SEEK program and Upward Bound, but not familiar with many others.
  3. Jimi Swagger

    I'm black and I'm a member of the 1%

    Yes, they really do exist outside of entertainers :whoo: . Love how down to Earth the Browns are - I guess because they are newer money. In the U.S. today, the average African-American household owns just 6 cents for every $1 of wealth held by the typical white household, and blacks make up...
  4. Jimi Swagger

    Confronting the Myths of Segregation - Nikole Hannah-Jones

    MacArthur grant recipient Nikole Hannah-Jones talks about the institutional and individual choices that continue to keep America separate and unequal The work of the acclaimed New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones lays bare the institutional and individual decisions that continue to...
  5. Jimi Swagger

    What’s The Value Of A High School Diploma In Washington’s Local Economy? Good listen and can apply to different areas in the US. Basically they are bringing back trade and specialized skills. Reminds me of the educational system in...
  6. Berniewood Hogan

    "They dumbed down education!" .......Who? ..... (Whom?)

    It's a complaint that we've all heard. American education has been "dumbed down." That exact phrase is so common, you should be able to buy a Big Mac at it. I have two questions about this: 1. Is this actually true? At what point in US history was education noticeably superior? Our...
  7. Aphrodite

    Something to motivate those in college to graduate....

  8. Michael9100

    why arent black boys getting scholarships like black girls?

    I was looking through a site for some academic scholarship foundation for african americans and all of the recipients were girls... i did not see one boy.... why do you think black girls are receiving more academic scholarships than black boys?
  9. Menelik II

    Education nominee Betsy DeVos wins Senate confirmation vote

    Education nominee Betsy DeVos wins Senate confirmation vote - BBC News "The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's controversial nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, by the slenderest possible margin. US Vice-President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to secure her...
  10. BushidoBrown

    All yall rich coli nikkas step in

    To my coli 1 percenters: if you're gettin 6 figures or more, what is your career or what do you do to generate income? whats your education level? How many certs do you got outside of a diploma? If u close to 6 figures but not quite there, whats your next move to get over the hill? Speak on it...
  11. Jimi Swagger

    Growing partisanship fuels fake news – but we can stop its spread

    The challenge of fake news is well articulated in this quote from Abraham Lincoln. More and more, individuals get their news on societal issues via social media platforms and without the vetting process that previously characterised leading news outlets. This shift was made clear when a study...
  12. Milk

    British universities employ no black academics in top roles, figures show

    No black academics have worked in senior management in any British university for the last three years, according to employment records. Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency record no black academics in the elite staff category of “managers, directors and senior...
  13. ISO

    Any teachers on here?

    Any brehs who are teachers or in school to become teachers?
  14. Archangel

    Lets Discuss The Dominance of Black Genes

    I've been studying this topic for days and I want my coli geniuses to put me on. I know its not an exact science but lets see. I highlighted my questions just in case ya'll don't wanna read the extra details. Me and my girl were discussing our future when we have kids and stuff and she asked...
  15. LightSkinYeshua

    Professor walks into class....

    Take out a number 2 pencil and pass back the scantrons.. :merchant: *turns to shawty sitting on the left* Me: We got a test today? :why: Shawty: Yeaaa. our Final exam.... didnt u see she posted the final review 2 weeks ago?...:dahell: Me::sadcam: Shawty: :huhldup: Yall ever went through...
  16. Archangel

    Lets Be Honest. Have You Really Ever Used ANY of the stuff You Learned in School?

    Lets go down the list real quick. I'm talking high school and even some college. Algebra :comeon: Trigonometry:what: Pythagorean Theorem:beli: Calculus:martin: When was the last time you were at the job and said to your co-worker "yo we might need to break out the quadratic equations to solve...
  17. Jimi Swagger

    Brookings Institution finds disparities in student debt levels for black and white borrowers

    Stop spending those refund checks on bottle service, shoes, weed, mama's light bill and Rooms 2 Go Furniture for those student apartments and pay off those student loans instead. :ufdup: A new study released by the Brookings Institution finds disparities in student debt levels for black and...
  18. DrX

    I like Dr. Boyce but hes full of shyt sometimes

    Yvette is right, we don't have any fukking wealth and the idea that all blacks start businesses and practice is impossible. race aside, just from a pure capitalistic prospective. In order for capitalism, esp american capitalism to work, alot of people have to lose, so a few can win People can...
  19. Jimi Swagger

    Dunbar High School After 100 Years - Dr. Thomas Sowell

    One hundred years ago, on October 2, 1916, a new public high school building for black youngsters was opened in Washington, D.C. and named for black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Its history is a story inspiring in many ways and appalling in many other ways. Prior to 1916, the same high school had...
  20. SirReginald

    School Has MADE Kids MORE STUPID Than Ever Before (These New Kids Are PRONE To Be Stupid)

    EXCLUDING COLLEGE, public school k-12 has some piss-poor education. You do know you don't even have to pass Social Studies or Math to move on right :snoop: I've learned more in college than I ever did highschool. Why don't we teach our kids about oligarchy in atleast highschool :patrice: Is...