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Guess What?! A 'Black-ish' College Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi Could Be Headed Our Way

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Guess What?! A 'Black-ish' College Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi Could Be Headed Our Way

On Wednesday nights, millions tune in to watch the Johnson family on ABC's "Black-ish": a comedy series about a husband and father on a mission to provide and maintain a strong sense of cultural identity in his home located in a predominantly white neighborhood. Since 2014, the show has implemented Black history lessons, highlighted important issues and perpetuated positive images of the Black family. Now, it looks like ABC has its sights set on Yara Shahidi, who plays the eldest daughter, Zoey Johnson on the show, to star in a "Black-ish" spin-off.  The new series would follow Zoey's (Shahidi) day to day life as she begins...

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Rarely Seen Photos of Malia and Sasha Obama's First Visit To The White House

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Rarely Seen Photos of Malia and Sasha Obama's First Visit To The White House

Photo credit: Joyce N. Boghosian / White House Photo Malia and Sasha Obama will soon join the ranks of former "First Children", but before they make their transition from the White House, a former first daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, shared some rare photos of her first time meeting the girls in the White House. Coupled with these photos, are words from Jenna and her sister Barbara Bush's open letter to Malia and Sasha.   Photo credit: Joyce N. Boghosian / White House Photo "To show you the Lincoln Bedroom, and the bedrooms that were once ours, to introduce you to all the...

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Don't Go Obama: Parents and Kids React to His Farewell

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Don't Go Obama: Parents and Kids React to His Farewell

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images  Almost 20,000 people gathered at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois last night to watch President Barack Obama deliver his Farewell Address. Even more were glued to their television screens as Obama reflected on his last eight years in office, America’s reality, and his hope for the future. As people tuned in across the country, it was evident that many parents dismissed bedtimes to allow their children to take part in the historic moment. Here are a few of the photos and thoughts that made us feel like the future is brighter than ever before... The kid at...

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28 Tips for Young Women in STEM from Everyday Hidden Figures

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28 Tips for Young Women in STEM from Everyday Hidden Figures

To celebrate the nationwide opening of “Hidden Figures”, we asked women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to share tips on how young girls can pursue a career in these fields. The response was overwhelming. Check out a few of our favorites below. First tip I would give is to not be intimidated by math while you're in elementary, middle, and high school. If you study hard and get the basics down, especially in high school (particularly calculus), you'll be ready to take on higher level math courses in college that will prepare you for careers in STEM fields....

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Jeanette Epps Will Become the 1st African American Crew Member of the International Space Station

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Jeanette Epps Will Become the 1st African American Crew Member of the International Space Station

Jeanette Epps isn't just traveling into space, she's unpacking her bags for an extended stay at the International Space Station. What is the International Space Station? We're glad you asked! It's a home in orbit. It allows astronauts from not only the United States, but other countries to live and conduct research in science labs in order to move us one step closer to life in outer space. While African Americans have traveled into space, this is the first time that an African American will be living and working at the space station as a crew member. The station, which...

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