Jamar Thrasher
Jamar Thrasher
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McDonald's Has a Craving For Millennial Customers, So Why Don't We Crave Them Back?

McDonald's is losing millennials and they want us back.

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Important Lessons for Obama Hidden in Jay-Z Rap Lyrics

You might not realize it, but hip-hop and politics have a lot in common.
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College Graduation 2013: For Poor Students, Staying In College Is Often Harder Than Getting In

Even after poor students get into colleges, the road to graduation is a difficult one.
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Online Education Benefits: Professors See Huge Potential in Internet Courses

Massive open online cources are the future of education.

Jay Z: 5 Reasons Why He Would Be the Best Politician Ever

It's a pipe dream, sure. But look at the man's credentials. Jay-Z has the qualities you want in a politician.

Was the U.S. Census Right to Stop Asking People If They're "Negro"?

The U.S. Census has deleted the word "negro" from its surveys, spurring debate about whether or not they were correct to do so. Well, they were. Here's why.

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The Top 5 Educational Developments of 2012

From school safety to student loans, America's education sector saw significant changes in 2012
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October Jobs Report: A Real Insight Into the Numbers

President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney need to both deduce what the job numbers really mean, not how to flip numbers and aggregate data to reflect a pretty picture.

Jay Z Helps to Get Youth to Vote in Election 2012, Kendrick Lamar Should Do the Same

Dear Kendrick Lamar: You recently told us why you're not voting in November. I urge you to reconsider.