Mike "Orie" Mosely

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Social Media Associate at Education Post

Chicago, Illinois

Mike “Orie” Mosley is the Social Media Associate for Education Post. Prior to joining Education Post, Orie contributed to websites such as TheGrio.com, TheRoot.com and CurlyNikki.com where he focused on writing editorial and news style content highlighting positive African-American culture. He has also served as a social media manager for CurlyNikki.com.

Orie is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and holds a Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University. Raised in St. Louis, he is a Cardinals fan and a lover of St. Louis style pizza.

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Posted Apr. 20, 2017
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How Two Black Male Educators Made the Forbes 30 Under 30

Jason Terrell and Mario Jovan Shaw met through the 2012 Teach For America Corps and lived together as roommates. Frustrated…

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Posted Apr. 5, 2017
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WATCH: This New Jersey Teen Was Just Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Schools

17-year-old Ifeoma White-Thorpe has been accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools and Stanford. “Harvard, Yale, Columbia, UPenn, Brown, Cornell,…

By Mike “Orie” Mosley

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Posted Apr. 4, 2017
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Video: This 11-Year-Old Created a Book Club to Encourage More Black Boys to Read

Sidney Keys III is the 11-year-old that created a book club to encourage more Black boys to read and then…

By Mike “Orie” Mosley

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Posted Mar. 10, 2017
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Watch: Chance The Rapper May Have Donated $1 Million To CPS, But He Needs Your Help

On Monday, March 6th, Grammy-Award winning artist, Chance The Rapper announced a $1 million gift to Chicago Public Schools (CPS).…

By Mike “Orie” Mosley

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Posted Feb. 16, 2017
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WATCH: Meet Marley Dias, the 12-Year-Old Activist and Author

Meet Marley Dias. She’s a 12-year-old activist and author. In November 2015, Marley launched #1000BlackGirlBooks with a goal to collect…

By Mike “Orie” Mosley

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Posted Dec. 23, 2016
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My Former School District Just Made Fighting a Felony, and Here’s the Problem

In 2006, I graduated from Hazelwood Central High School in St. Louis County. Up until I turned 16, and later…

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Posted Apr. 24, 2017
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I Was Born in a Refugee Camp in Kenya and Now I’ll Be the First in My Family to Attend College

This post is part of a series of posts celebrating students who are making it to and through college with the support of the KIPP…

By Hawo Ibrahim

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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A Candid Convo With a Chicago Principal Who Says Black Boys Learn Best When Success Looks Like Them

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a student…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Apr. 28, 2017
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Netflix Series ‘13 Reasons Why’ Has Parents, Mental Health Experts and Educators Worried

The Netflix breakout show “13 Reasons Why” has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices…

By Erika Sanzi

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