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Lashawn Samuel has truly become a success story, despite the tough circumstances he was raised in. He’s a resident of the Franklinton area and says faith in God and his support system ensured his ability to focus on his education. It’s safe to say that Samuel didn’t grow up in the most secure neighborhood. He […]

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  Senior year is special for every high school student. Whether looking forward to prom, graduation or simply not having to come back again, senior year is a huge milestone for us all. Unfortunately for the Class of 2020, the viral pandemic that has swept the world has thrown a major wrench in the program. […]

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The city of Columbus will be taking the appropriate steps to assist in the prevention of teen pregnancy. A brand new $10,000 grant that will help to educate and inform teens about reproductive health has been awarded to CelebrateOne in partnership with The Columbus Women’s Commission. The State of Ohio reportedly has one of the […]

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  It isn’t everyday you learn about people committing selfless acts that help fill a void. A Chicago area hair stylist has done just that. Tamekia Swint created, Styles 4 Kids, to provide hair care education and services to moms, dads and guardians who do not have experience working with black hair. This especially includes […]

Over the years, Pharrell Williams has proven to be a legendary talent. From skateboard geek to “Happy” creator, Pharrell has mastered the art of rebranding! Now he is pushing the envelope a little further and making sure fresh young talent has platforms to thrive under! Pharrell and Verizon announced their partnership to launch a technology-infused […]

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A great teacher will go miles to make sure their students learn. We want to give a huge shoutout to one of our own Central Columbus teachers that is making news for her creative way of teaching. Jovone Houp is a third-grade teacher at Linden McKinley STEM Academy. She has used hip-hop to engage her students […]

#bigbinkshow – Our 45th President’s pick for Education Secretary, Betsy Devoe spoke at the Bethune Cookman Graduation recently and didn’t get a big welcome from the crowd.  As a matter of fact she was booed during her whole speech.  You won’t believe what happened next.  

He says many kids don't have mentors to keep them on track, as he had growing up.

A young man’s dream of space exploration is that much closer to reality when he graduates college this spring. But that’s not even the most amazing part of his story. When he graduates this May, he’ll be just 19-years-old. That’s right, when most students are either just starting or completing their freshman year, 19-year-old Ronald […]

A school district agrees to pay three Black students $450,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit.