TikTok Star Madi Monroe Just Hinted She’s About to Launch Her Music Career

TikToker Madi Monroe may be headed to your Spotify playlist after fans praised the star’s vocals. Monroe’s digital career started like many other creators, uploading dance videos and anything else that happens to trend to her account. But in between it all, sometimes, Monroe offers a peek at her musical talent, something that distinguishes her from the pack on an otherwise glutted platform.

a woman posing for a picture: Madi Monroe arrives for the Premiere Of MarVista Entertainment's "Next Level" held at Regency Bruin Theatre on September 4, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.

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Madi Monroe arrives for the Premiere Of MarVista Entertainment’s “Next Level” held at Regency Bruin Theatre on September 4, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.

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On Tuesday, the 16-year-old actor and TikToker uploaded a video with audio of herself singing. ISome fans didn’t know Monroe was the vocalist, while others were quick to praise her. “Gurl you need to make a song,” wrote TikTok user Robert

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College students launch project to reduce food waste and feed hungry families

Many can still vividly recall images of crops rotting in the field and milk being dumped when schools and restaurants were forced to close in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Some college students want to make sure we never see that again.

Vernie Jackson was not in line at a food pantry last Thanksgiving — but he’s since fallen on hard times. 

“I lost people in the pandemic, and then I lost my job in the pandemic,” Jackson said. “So right now, you know, I’m just praying to the Lord.”

Jack Rehnborg is a junior at Stanford University. He is among a group of college students who co-founded the FarmLink Project after being stunned by images of produce rotting on farms during the pandemic.

“This is absurd for the wealthiest country in the world to have all this food going to waste and all these people that

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Four Ways Parents Can Help Launch Recent College Grads’ Careers

Co-Founder of Early Stage Careers, providing tailored career guidance exclusively to college students, recent grads and 20-somethings.

For early careerists, the current job marketplace presents unique difficulties, and many have been unable to immediately launch their careers after graduating college. Parents of these job seekers face a similarly challenging situation: They want to see their adult children successfully launch their careers, but many do not understand how to effectively support them through this process.

With the holidays approaching — and pandemic restrictions still in place — parents and job seekers may be spending time together, so it’s vital for parents to understand the important role they play in this process.

Here are four ways parents can help their early careerist get hired.

1. Recognize today’s reality.

It’s vital for parents to understand that the hiring landscape for early careerists has changed dramatically since they sought their first jobs.

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Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch ‘Equity in Education Initiative’

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically black university, North Carolina A&T State University, are announcing plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to the nation’s workforce. The program will support undergraduate students with tailored resources and assistance as they pursue degrees in business, engineering and other professional disciplines.

The Equity in Education Initiative, powered by a $5 million investment via Walmart which is the largest corporate investment in North Carolina A&T to date, will deliver a spectrum of resources through four focus areas:

  • The Black Male Initiative, housed in the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics and created and implemented with seed funding by the ELC, will address Black male achievement, retention and graduation rates, often lower than that of their female peers.
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Mass. set to launch first phase of rapid coronavirus testing in schools in December

“This is a voluntary initiative, with test kits provided to schools at no cost and designed to help schools continue to provide in-person instruction,” Riley said. “Schools chosen for Phase One need to meet six criteria including the ability to complete DPH reporting requirements and ensure staff who administer the tests are trained.”

Riley said Wednesday that “schools must also obtain parent/guardian consent prior to administering tests to students. The Abbott BinaxNOW test is a rapid antigen test. Rapid antigen tests perform best when the person is tested in the early stages of infection, which is when the viral load is generally highest.”

Under current federal guidelines, Riley continued, the Abbott test is not to be used for “broad-scale asymptomatic in schools, and students, parents and staff should be aware that antigen test results are not considered at this time diagnostic. Results are probable and confirmation of a person’s COVID-19

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Howard University Receives $1 Million to Launch the Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership

Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick recently announced that the school received a $1 million gift from Heather and Jim Murren to launch the Center for Women, Gender, and Global Leadership.

“We are extremely grateful to Trustee Jim Murren and Mrs. Heather Hay Murren for this generous $1 million gift to create the Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership at Howard University. Our students’ college experiences will be significantly enriched through this program, which will empower Black women to continue to take their rightful place as leaders in every facet of our society and the global community,” says President Frederick in a written statement.

The Center will be led by Howard’s esteemed associate professor of political science, who has been recognized as a Fulbright Specialist Scholar and a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow, J. Jarpa Dawuni, Esq., Ph.D. The focus of the center will include producing innovative and theoretically

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‘New Era’ Begins with Crewed Launch of SpaceX and NASA Crew-1 Mission

What seemed impossible not long ago is now on the verge of becoming routine. A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully launched into orbit on Sunday night from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, setting four astronauts on a course for the International Space Station (ISS). It’s the second crewed launch for SpaceX this year.

By Monday night, the four astronauts will rendezvous and dock with ISS. They’ll spend the next six months carrying out scientific experiments alongside fellow astronauts and cosmonauts who are already on board, bringing the total number of crew members on the space station to seven. 

This particular Crew Dragon capsule mission is named Resilience, a nod to the extreme difficulties that were overcome to make this historic launch happen, including this year’s COVID-19 pandemic. 

“The message that [the crew] wanted to convey is resilience,” NASA’s ISS program manager Joel Montalbano said at a briefing on Friday.

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Meet the astronauts set for SpaceX’s second crew launch

SpaceX’s second crew launch is slated for this weekend, and this time, there are twice as many astronauts as the test flight earlier this year. The mission will last for a full six months.

The three Americans and one Japanese astronaut arrived at Kennedy Space Center from Houston earlier this week. They’re scheduled to rocket away Sunday night to the International Space Station.

For NASA, it marks the long-awaited start of regular crew rotations, with private companies providing the lifts.

These are the four astronauts that will be making the trip.

Mike Hopkins

Michael S. Hopkins was selected by NASA as an astronaut in 2009. The mission will be the Missouri native’s second long duration mission aboard the International Space Station.

Previously, Hopkins was member of the Expedition 37/38 crew and has logged 166 days in space. He launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station

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SpaceX launch marks a new era for NASA [Video]

SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit on Sunday (November 15) marking a major milestone for NASA.

It was their first full-fledged mission on board a privately-owned spacecraft.

The ‘Resilience’ is SpaceX’s newly-designed Crew Dragon capsule.

It blasted off atop the company’s Falcony 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Flordia, a big win for billionaire Elon Musk, who founded the company.

Astronaut commander Mike Hopkins described the launch as “one heck of a ride.”

The crew headed to the International Space Station some 250 miles (or 400 km) above Earth – a 27-hour trip.

Ahead of lift-off the astronauts fitted in their custom white suits, driven out to the launch pad in SUVs made by Tesla, another of Musk’s companies.

The other NASA crew include Victor Glover, reportedly the first Black astronaut to live aboard the orbiting laboratory, and physicist Shannon Walker

Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi was also onboard,

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Biden and Trump congratulate NASA and SpaceX on historic launch

SpaceX launched four astronauts into space Sunday night, marking a first for NASA and private space travel. The four astronauts — Mike Hopkins, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover of NASA, plus Japan’s Soichi Noguchi — are the first sent to the International Space Station from U.S. soil since NASA’s space shuttles were retired in 2011, and the first to travel there aboard a privately built spacecraft certified by NASA for human spaceflight. Both President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden tweeted their congratulations after the successful launch.

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