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‘Yes We Code’ trains black youth on computer programming
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Practically every young person downloads applications or apps to their phones or tablets. Their actions make money for countless companies around the world. CNN broadcaster Van Jones aims to reverse that trend through his “Yes, We Code” initiative, which teaches African-American youth to write their own apps and make money for themselves.
 
‘Treme’ actor settles profiling suit vs. Macy’s
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
NEW YORK — A black actor who accused Macy’s of racially profiling minorities as shoplifters is settling his civil rights lawsuit, one of several cases that drew attention last year to long-simmering complaints about how big retailers treat minority customers. Rob Brown’s case has been “settled in principle,” Macy’s Inc.
 
Drop in black homeownership rate double that of whites
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s housing outlook. The recently released “The State of the Nation’s Housing in 2014” reveals that troubled housing areas remain in the midst of rising prices, higher interest rates and low inventories. “With promising increases in home
 
BACK TO SCHOOL
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Preparing for college life is a must, whether you are planning to live on or off campus. But it can be overwhelming without a game plan. To make this exciting experience as smooth as possible, the college experts at Bed Bath & Beyond are offering helpful shopping tips for students and parents. • Use a checklist. Stay organized and on budget with
 
Have a daughter, get a divorce?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
DURHAM – We’ve all heard the saying that fathers prefer sons. And now, some research has shown that parents of daughters are slightly more likely to divorce than parents of sons in the United States. However, before you go and send “Juniorette” to grandma’s house to live, Duke researchers say other factors may be at play.
 
DPS students show off skills at science fair
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
DURHAM – Another hot summer means another round of student scholar projects at the Emily K Center. Every July the center, a nonprofit dedicated to helping students reach their goal of college, opens up its gym and fires up the grill for its annual Summer Scholars Project Fair and Picnic. Though it’s a summer tradition, Executive Director Adam
 
BOOK: Business owner defeats racial inequality
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
BUSINESSMAN FIRST Remembering Henry G. Parks Jr. By Maurice W. Dorsey Xlibris Publishing, $19.99 PB More than his ad “More Parks Sausages Mom. Please!” Henry G. Parks Jr. was a man before his time. Pioneering in the American free enterprise system, he embarked on a journey leading to a multimillion-dollar industry. He was born in Atlanta to
 
Philly serves as backdrop for tale of romance and redemption
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Sucka 4 Luv Pierre Fims *** stars Chris (Spank Horton) is a man with serious anger management issues. After getting fired for losing his temper on the job yet again, he makes his way to Rittenhouse Square where things quickly go from bad to worse. First, he proceeds to harass passersby ranging from a homeless panhandler to a guy handing out flyers to a
 
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‘Yes We Code’ trains black youth on computer programming

Practically every young person downloads applications or apps to their phones or tablets. Their

‘Treme’ actor settles profiling suit vs. Macy’s

NEW YORK — A black actor who accused Macy’s of racially profiling minorities as

Drop in black homeownership rate double that of whites

Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s