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New Orleans high school senior Dennis Maliq Barnes has set a new national record by receiving more than $9 million in scholarships from 180 colleges and universities. “I’m still getting letters” The 16-year-old senior at the International High School of New Orleans (IHSNO) applied to 200 colleges across the country and has received offers from 180 so far. Local news channel WWL reports that Barnes aims to reach $10 million in offered scholarships by the end of the month. “I am still getting letters. Decision letters were an overflow in

Black-owned real estate tech startup, Rhove, has announced its new partnership with housing changemakers in New Orleans to promote economic inclusion. The partnership, which includes Forward Together New Orleans, The Mayor’s Fund, and The Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA), will provide a grant to fund credit to help 2,000 residents invest in commercial real estate using the Rhove app.  Rhove, founded by Calvin Cooper, is a fintech company designed to empower everyone to invest in and own real estate. The company, located in Ohio, is on a mission to