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President Obama’s Climate Action Plan-Taking Action for Our Kids

“For the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change.” – President Obama, 2013 State of the Union address For the past couple of months, we’ve seen our fair share of natural disasters f...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Update: Finally a Wireless Tax Break! The Re-Introduction of the Wireless Tax Fairness Act

Today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) re-introduced landmark bipartisan legislation to help bring relief to the average American cell phone user. H.R. 2309 entitled the Lofgren/Franks 2013 Wireless Tax Fai...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Telemedicine, Telehealth, and now mHealth: The Technological Benefits of Mobile Health in Minority Communities

With all the mobile apps and resources available for games, entertainment and media, have you ever thought about the impact that mobile apps could have on your health? Introducing mHealth, the term used to describe the use of y...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Where Do We Go From Here? How Minority Students Can Navigate the Transfer Process

“To prepare Americans for the jobs of the future and help restore middle-class security, we have to out-educate the world and that starts with a strong school system.” –President Obama For the past five years, President O...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Adjunct Professors Getting the Short End of the Stick

For many of us, there is that one teacher and/or professor who helped us think outside the box and dream the impossible. In my personal case, I had an adjunct professor who worked in government encourage me to think outside the...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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University Presidents Getting Paid Big Bucks, Dearth of Diversity

Have you ever considered a career in higher education? If not, you may want to reconsider. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently released its annual compensation report. The report is an analysis of 212 university presiden...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Huge Break in the Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in the world. According to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the third most common cancer in women and the seventh overall. More than 85% of the global burden...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Have Healthcare Your Way: How Much Does It Cost?

What if all hospital admission rooms had signs like the drive thru at Burger King detailing the costs for their most common procedures? That would bring new meaning to the phrase, “Have Healthcare Your Way.” Well, that isn...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Dying Breed: Admissions Gap for Minorities at Elite Colleges Increases

With the admissions gap widening, statistics continue to display the need for more educational programs to increase the number of minorities enrolling in our top colleges and universities. One thing is for sure, there is a need...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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MyWireless.Org Survey: Voicing the Concerns of African American Cell Phone Users

Have you ever left your cell phone at home and felt like your world was incomplete simply because you didn’t have it on you? For many Americans, their cell phone is more than likely a necessity rather than a luxury, especiall...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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She-Geeks: The New Age of Women and Girls in STEM

Every day there is a new development in technology and greater demand for forward thinkers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). One of my closest friends from high school and college is an industrial engineer....
by Charlyn Stanberry
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The Important Role a Woman Can Play in Leading the FCC

To date, a woman has never chaired the Commission, but the impact of women in media - both in terms of what happens in policy space as well as in determining the images that are projected across the media is palpable.
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Did You Pass? Standardized Testing & Our Children

“I came to 3rd grade with some questions. And then my teachers taught me lessons. Then they gave me some suggestions. Now it’s time for FCAT testin’.”
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Stop Bullying Me: What Can We Do to Protect Our Children’s Welfare

The statistics on bullying and suicide are extremely alarming. For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts.
by Charlyn Stanberry
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The State of Poverty & Education in Black America | We Must Redeem the Dream

“As the nation faces changing demographics and future workforce needs, we must not shrink our responsibility to say that intelligent investment in our children’s education is our national interest..."
by Charlyn Stanberry
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