Does It Matter If Republicans Gives To HBCU’s? Roland Talks To Dr. Michael Lomax, UNCF President

In my humble opinion, college scholarship money coming from ANYWHERE that helps college students pay their tuition can NEVER be a bad thing! Think about your child, your little cousin, your sibling, young people in your neighborhood and community! How can we have hope for a better future if there is no means to reach it?

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Roland Martin talks to Dr. Michael Lomax, President of the UNCF about their controversial decision to accept a $25M donation from known Republicans the Koch Brothers.

“Koch Industries has been a supporter of the UNCF for over a decade. We have 100,000 donors annually and we have donors that represent a broad cross-section of politics in America. But they believe in one thing — helping kids go to college,” Lomax said.

Click the link above to hear the entire interview!

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Am I a Student, or a Therapist?!

The Thesis Whisperer

Last year I published a post called “How I broke up with my supervisor” which detailed one student’s less than great experience of supervision. I got many emails after that post, some with really dreadful stories of neglect and bullying. I decided to publish some of them, with the authors’ permission, because I think they contain lessons for all of us, student and supervisor alike.

I posted one line from this email to Facebook and was amazed at the quick response and variation in thoughts, so I’m sure there will be a lot of interest in this story. Although the student invited me to edit the email post below, I decided to publish it verbatim. Finally, before you ask, I don’t know the names of either of the universities involved…

Hello Thesis Whisperer.

I have been thinking about writing to you for a while with my experience of flawed system…

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