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The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the finances of many Black Americans, including student loan borrowers. Black college graduates owe an average of $25,000 more in student loan debt than white college grads, and over 50% of Black borrowers say their net worth is less than what they owe on student loans.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill Wednesday to pay four historically Black colleges and universities $577 million to settle a 15-year legal battle to address chronic underfunding.

Yesterday, CBS This Morning teased an interview with Tim Cook in which the Apple CEO would be making a “big announcement” concerning not an Apple product, but a new initiative from the company.


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Cardi B has always been honest with fans about her surgical procedures. This time she’s being transparent about her experience with butt injections and sharing some words of wisdom. During […]

The post Cardi B Shares BBL Experience And Gives Advice For People Considering One appeared first on Essence.

The U.S. has swapped WNBA star Brittney Griner for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a senior U.S. official. The basketball star was arrested earlier this year at […]

The post Brittney Griner Released From Prison After U.S. And Russia Agree To Swap appeared first on Essence.

Tennis champion, Serena Williams, enters her next chapter with a new lifestyle brand of performance-care products designed to redefine and ritualize self-care. She has teamed up with two CPG veterans […]

The post Serena Williams Launches New Lifestyle Brand ‘Will Perform’ appeared first on Essence.

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