Articles in the Education Category

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Jay Z Stands For A Cause Now Producing Documentary On Trayvon Martin’s Life!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, Education, The Arts Unplugged on 18 June 2017
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BlackTimeTravel.com Posted June 18th 2017   JAY Z AND HARVEY WEINSTEIN Famous hip-hop mogul Jay Z, as well as the Weinstein Co., which is a multimedia production franchise, are now planning to partner up and produce a television series on the life of Trayvon Martin, as The New York Times reported. Martin, an unarmed teen, [...]

Oberlin Celebrates It’s Annual Juneteenth Festival This Weekend!
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Posted in Education, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 9 June 2017
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JuneteenthOberlin.com Posted June 9th 2017   “Heroes & Heroines of Oberlin:A Homecoming Celebration for the Tuskegee Airmen”June 10, 2017! The Juneteenth Oberlin Executive Board is proud to present this year’s annual Juneteenth Celebration Festival, “Heroes & Heroines of Oberlin: A Homecoming Celebration for the Tuskegee Airmen” on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9am located downtown [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Cleveland Public Theatre’s ‘Brick City Theatre’ CMHA Outreach Program!
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Posted in Education, The Arts Unplugged on 8 June 2017
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Cleveland Public Theatre Posted June 8th 2017   Cleveland Public Theatre offers children residents of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority the opportunity to learn theatre arts through its nationally recognized program, Brick City Theatre. Brick City Theatre engages children ages 5-14 who reside in public housing in a year-round afterschool and intensive summer arts program [...]

Carmen Twillie Ambar Is Oberlin College’s First Black President!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 8 June 2017
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TheOberlinNewsTribune.com By Jason Hawk Posted June 8th 2017 (PHOTO: PRESIDENT CARMEN TWILLIE AMBAR. OBERLIN COLLEGE)   Carmen Twillie Ambar’s father picked cotton on a rural Arkansas farm. “He would look up from the hot, beating sun… and say to himself, ‘I don’t know what I want to do but I don’t want to do this,’” [...]

CSU’s ‘Arts And Humanities Alive’ Presents Award Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Isabel Wilkerson!
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Posted in Education, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 7 June 2017
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Cleveland State University Posted June 7th 2017   ‘THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS’ ISABEL WILKERSON-DELANO GREAT MIGRATION FAMILY   The African American Experience Thursday, June 8th Drinko Hall, Music & Communication building (Euclid Ave & 21st St) 10:00 am — 11:00 am Author Isabel Wilkerson will discuss her award-winning book, The Warmth of Other Suns, [...]

The NAACP Cleveland Branch Freedom Fund Dinner With Keynote Speaker Hill Harper This Weekend!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 2 June 2017
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ClevelandNAACP.org Posted June 2nd 2017 (PHOTO: HILL HARPER)   JIMMY HASLAM NAACP CLEVELAND BRANCH FREEDOM FUND DINNER 105th Anniversary Celebration June 3, 2017 • 6-8 p.m. Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44113 Rebuild Today; Evolve Tomorrow Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper, who starred on the hit CBS drama CSI: [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: New Orleans Crews Removes Statue Of Confederate General!
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Posted in Education, The Arts Unplugged on 29 May 2017
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DiversityInc.com By Reuters Posted May 29th 2017   The crowd of onlookers was about evenly divided between statue supporters and opponents. New Orleans authorities  dismantled a statue honoring Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard on this month, marking the third of four historical monuments the city slated for removal because they were deemed racially offensive. Crews laboring [...]

How Did A California High School Make Millions Off The Snapchat IPO?
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Posted in Education, MXO Business Report on 16 May 2017
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Ryan Velez Posted May 16th 2017   BARRY EGGERS, LIGHTSPEED VENTURES When any company goes through an IPO, it’s safe to say that someone is going to be very happy and very rich as a result. The latest financial development of the moment, the IPO of Snap, Inc., the company behind popular social [...]

Actress Octavia Spencer Tells Kent State Graduates: ‘Understand Each Other!’
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Posted in Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News on 15 May 2017
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Ohio.com By Amanda Barrett, Akron Beacon Journal Posted May 15th 2017   Octavia Spencer told about 800 Kent State students in caps and gowns Saturday that she nearly missed her own commencement. During her last quarter at Auburn University, she convinced the school to let her do a work-study as a casting assistant on a [...]

Cleveland Council On World Affairs Honors Condoleezza Rice At Global Impact Awards!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 10 May 2017
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CCWA.org Posted May 10th 2017   The 2017 Global Impact Award honors 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her distinguished career in international affairs. Dr. Condoleezza Rice will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and will deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture before taking part in a moderated conversation with Ronald B. Richard, CEO of [...]