Los Angeles-- The Educating Young Minds’ 2013 Scholarship Awards Gala recently
honored 17 college-bound high school graduates with scholarships
totaling more than $200,000.
They are joining over 50 EYM alumni now in
college. The event took place during the BET weekend on June 29th, 2013
at the LAX Marriott Hotel.
Educating Young Minds’ Programs and the
scholarship awards dinner and gala are supported by Toyota, Nestle,
City National Bank, CVS, Edison, Union Bank and many others.
was an empowering and inspirational show that not only awarded
collegiate scholarships but empowered other young people in the
audience with revealing stories that captured the challenges and
obstacles these students have overcome.
NEW YORK -- Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students.
That’s why they are offering a Technical Minority Scholarship that awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.
To apply, students must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student with one of the following majors. Chemistry, Computing & Software Systems, Information Management, Material Science, Printing Management Science, Laser Optics, Physics, Material Science, and Engineering.
One parent, who wishes to remain anonymous,
said the course teaches her child to feel guilty. "It's meant to divide and victimize non-whites and condition whites to feel guilty and to be more passive
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Concerned
about the plight of African-American men and boys, several
philanthropic organizations have launched initiatives to improve
opportunities for them to succeed.
Some programs address the structural
bias that leaves these men more likely to be incarcerated, jobless and
disproportionately affected by other social disadvantages.
One of every 15 African-American men is in a U.S. prison or jail
compared with one of every 36 Hispanic men and one of every 106 white
men. Moreover, scores of African-American men are affected by chronic
unemployment, lack of education, poverty and poor health outcomes.
TEXAS -- A new Texas non-profit plans to extend scholarship support to those they say are undersupported in higher education -- white men.
The group, called the Former Majority Association for Equality, was
formed by Texas State University student Colby Bohannan and others and
hopes to provide four $500 scholarships to white men by July (donations
are being accepted via the group's website).
The group's mission statement says that it wants to "provide monetary
aid to those that have found the scholarship application process
difficult because they do not fit into certain categories or any ethnic