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Microsoft community skills program black-led nonprofits

Future Readiness: This $15M Microsoft Training Program Aims to Accelerate Digital Skills in Minority Communities

by | Sep 25, 2020
The Sept. 30 deadline looms for the Microsoft community skills grant that's open to Black-led nonprofits. Up to 50 organizations will receive up to $100,000 over three years for training purposes.
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Now Streaming: Dallas-Based AfroLandTV is the New ‘Netflix for the Global Pan African Diaspora’
by | Jun 25, 2020
The newly launched streaming platform is the first to showcase original TV shows and movies that are African, African American, Black European, Caribbean, and Afro-Latino on a global scale.
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‘It’s Not Complicated, It’s Tutoring’: Dallas Startup Takes a Holistic Approach to Education
by | Oct 9, 2019
Minority-owned INC Tutoring has found success in its holistic, prescriptive approach to education. The results? Students—mostly students of color—have earned 95 percent As and Bs in more than 48 subjects.
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STEM education
National Math and Science Initiative CEO Talks Spreading STEM Education & What’s Inspired Him Along the Way
by | Jul 16, 2018
Bernard Harris Jr. was the first African-American to walk in space, and now he's leading the Dallas-based National Math and Science Initiative to help encourage young people through its STEM curriculum.
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data

3 Things We’re Reading: Big Data Finds its Beat in UTA Class

by | May 4, 2016
How rap and African-African literature correlate is the subject of a class at UTA.
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