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2 hrs ago | The White House

Remarks by the First Lady at Discussion with High School and College Students

MRS. OBAMA: Thank you. Thanks, you guys. Thanks, Bow Wow. Let's give it up for Bow Wow.

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7 hrs ago | WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Roland Martin: What's Really Bothering The Students At Howard University?

Roland Martin talks to H. Patrick Swygert , President Emeritus at Howard University about the controversial decision to allow Diddy to speak at the 2014 Spring commencement, at the disapproval of some of its students.

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9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.

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12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

?The Million Man March ? The Untold Story? Documentary Film Tackles...

Vanguard Television and the Washington, D.C. Ministry of Arts and Culture are proud to debut an exciting new film, The Million Man March - The Untold Story.

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13 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper

Morgan Students Participate in Design Challenge for Liberian University

War ravaged infrastructure, inconsistent power, and a shortage of hot water were a few of the obstacles Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning students had to overcome in designing a library and student center, called an E-brary, for William V.S. Tubman University in Harper, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Morgan State University, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Tuskegee University

17 hrs ago | Power953.com

Students Ban Diddy, He's Not Good Enough

Howard University has invited Diddy to speak to the students at their graduation, but but the class is banning him because he DROPPED OUT of Howard! They don't think he is a good role model.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Michelle Obama says high school not good enough, 'you have to go to college'

Having a high school diploma isn't good enough to make it anymore, first lady Michelle Obama warned high school and college students at Howard University.

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The Washington Post

Michelle Obama and Bow Wow spotted at Howard University on Friday

First lady Michelle Obama and Bow Wow, co-host of the television show "106 & Park," along with high school students from Chicago, tour the Howard University dorms.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment

The Capital-Journal

First lady's visit changes graduation plans for some upset USD 501 patrons

First lady Michelle Obama smiles at rapper Bow Wow during an appearance Thursday at Howard University in Washington.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Topeka, KS, Education Etc.

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

First lady Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today's global economy.

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ABC News

Michelle Obama: High School Diploma Is Not Enough

Mrs. Obama tells a group of students that young people must go to college or get some type of professional training.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

MC Lyte and Speech From Arrested Development Stop By 'NewsOne Now'

The two veteran Hip-Hop artists dropped by "NewsOne Now" with Roland Martin to talk about some of the hottest stories of the day.

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Related Topix: MC Lyte, Hip-Hop, Arrested Development

E! Online

Sean "Diddy" Combs, Howard University Dropout, Faces Backlash as School's Commencement Speaker

Sean "Diddy" Combs is facing a bit of backlash after Howard University announced this week that the rapper will speak at their upcoming commencement ceremony and will also receive an honorary doctorate degree.

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TheDenverChannel

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' university return causes... Officials at a...

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University City Review

John L. Jackson Jr. named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Anthropology, Science, African-American

Essence Magazine

ESSENCE Poll: Should People Who Didn't Graduate Give Commencement Speeches?

Former Howard University student Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs will be returning to his alma mater next month to deliver the university's commencement speech.

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ABC7 Chicago

Michelle Obama to meet with CPS students in DC

A group of Chicago Public School students is heading to Washington, DC Wednesday morning for a trip they'll remember for quite some time.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

The Spokesman-Review

Miley Cyrus hospitalized for allergic reaction - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A spokeswoman for the singer said the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

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Essence Magazine

Bridal Bliss: Dana and Mike's Maryland Mansion Wedding

Wedding Style: Traditional Elegance/DIY Where Have You Been All My Life? It's always extra special when we find love in unexpected places.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Morgan State University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Milloy: A real Emancipation Day in D.C. would build our traditions rather than spend our money

Okay, time out. This is too embarrassing. When a celebration of "Emancipation Day" depends on the largesse of taxpayers, you need to step back and rethink what emancipation really means.

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