Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school
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Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school

FORMER NFL star Myron Rolle has graduated from Florida State medical school. Myron, who was drafted by the Titans in the 2010 NFL Draft and later signed with the Steelers in 2012, will begin a neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He earned his master’s degree in medical anthropology … Continue reading

At just 29, Opeyemi Odutemowo has earned her PhD in physics. She wants to ensure every African home has stable electricity
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At just 29, Opeyemi Odutemowo has earned her PhD in physics. She wants to ensure every African home has stable electricity

AT JUST 29, Opeyemi Odutemowo has earned her PhD in physics from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. As well as wanting to investigate the effects of fission product bombardment on glassy carbon, Opeyemi’s ultimate goal is to ensure that every African home has stable electricity. Opeyemi started her journey with a BSc in … Continue reading

Common and Keri Hilson join Colin Kaepernick for his Know Your Rights camp empowering youth in Chicago
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Common and Keri Hilson join Colin Kaepernick for his Know Your Rights camp empowering youth in Chicago

NFL STAR Colin Kaepernick is continuing his mission to educate and empower young people. The 29-year-old athlete and activist took his Know Your Rights  camp to Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History last week where he was supported by rapper Common and singer Keri Hilson. The Know Your Rights camp is Colin’s free campaign, which is … Continue reading

Meet Carson Huey You: The 14-year-old graduating from Texas Christian University with a degree in physics
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Meet Carson Huey You: The 14-year-old graduating from Texas Christian University with a degree in physics

CARSON HUEY You may not be old enough to drive or vote, but the 14-year-old will graduate from Texas Christian University tomorrow with a double minor in Chinese and math and a major in physics. The teenage prodigy started at TCU four years ago, aged 11, and has gone on to become a campus celebrity. … Continue reading

Ohio quadruplets accepted into Ivy League schools, including Harvard and Stanford, decide to attend Yale together
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Ohio quadruplets accepted into Ivy League schools, including Harvard and Stanford, decide to attend Yale together

A SET of quadruplets in Ohio who were all accepted into Ivy League schools have decided to attend Yale together. Nigel, Zachary, Aaron and Nick Wade had all been accepted to Harvard, Yale and Duke, and were individually accepted to other schools as well. At the time, all but Aaron had Yale as their top … Continue reading

This 14-year-old is a boutique owner and has released her third book, which aims to inspire and empower  young people in life and school
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This 14-year-old is a boutique owner and has released her third book, which aims to inspire and empower young people in life and school

MEET ESSYNCE Moore, the 14-year-old business owner and author who has written three books, which she hopes will inspire and empower young people in school and beyond. Her book series, Middle School Chronicles, prepare students for middle school, assisting them with self-esteem, bullying, teaching them how to handle certain situations with teachers and friends. Released … Continue reading

No one invited 17-year-old Priscilla Sammy to prom, so she took her Harvard acceptance letter instead
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No one invited 17-year-old Priscilla Sammy to prom, so she took her Harvard acceptance letter instead

WHEN NO ONE invited 17-year-old Priscilla Samey to prom, she decided to take an item that highlighted her accomplishments instead – her Harvard acceptance letter. In a tweet that has since been shared more than 28,000 times and has thousands of comments, Priscilla said she “Couldn’t find a man to accept me for prom so … Continue reading