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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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It’s Doja Cat’s world, we’re just living in it. The singer/rapper won the first trophy of the night at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, winning Top R&B Album for 2021’s […]

The post Doja Cat Wins Top R&B Artist And Top R&B Album At Billboard Music Awards appeared first on Essence.

The 2022 Billboard Awards certainly didn’t disappoint when it came to the fashions. The stars strutted their stuff across the red carpet in looks that wowed both close-up and far […]

The post Our Favorite 2022 Billboard Awards Looks appeared first on Essence.

Summer may not officially be here yet, but stars packed the heat on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet Sunday night. Hosted by the King of Stunting himself, Diddy, the […]

The post See Your Favorite Stars Stunt On The Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet appeared first on Essence.

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