Akil E. Kennedy

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Ripping Off Young America: The College-Loan Scandal

On May 31st, president Barack Obama strolled into the bright sunlight of the Rose Garden, covered from head to toe in the slime and ooze of the …

George Zimmerman Prosecution Petition Overwhelms NAACP Website

A NAACP petition calling for a federal prosecution of George Zimmerman collected 225,000 signatures in the hours after he was acquitted of killing …

‘Badass Teachers’ Fights for Public Education

A group calling themselves the Badass Teacher Association (BAT) launched a campaign on Monday against America's federal education policies.<p>The …

Schools Choose Dell Latitude 10 Over iPad As Official Tablet

With technology evolving as rapidly as it has over the past decade, it seemed inevitable that tablets would eventually make their way into the classroom. Recently, several school districts decided to take the plunge and institute a 1-to-1 distribution of tablets. You might be thinking education’s …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Kenichi Ebina Performs an Epic Matrix- Style Martial Arts Dance - America's Got Talent

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

New Music: Drake “The Motion” (Feat. Sampha), “Jodeci (Freestyle)” (Feat. J. Cole), & “Over Here” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR)

Fresh off celebrating with NBA Champions Miami Heat, Drake treats fans with a series of surprises. Along with announcing his long-awaited <i>Nothing Was</i> …

Microsoft targets schools with Surface RT discount

Microsoft is making a reduced-price version of its ARM-based Surface RT tablet/notebook available directly to schools and universities for two months this summer.<p>The "Microsoft Surface for education limited-time offer" will be available between June 24 and August 31, a spokesperson said Tuesday. …

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Ohio Budget Bill Would Defund Planned Parenthood, Rape Crisis Centers

<b>UPDATE</b>: The budget bill passed the Senate by a 23-10 party line vote.<p>The Ohio Senate will vote on a budget bill Thursday that would defund Planned Parenthood, block grants to rape crisis centers that refer women to abortion clinics, and prevent abortion clinics from transferring patients to public …