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Reading, Writing, Racist: Thousands of Black Students...

While much of the attention around symbolism in honor of the Confederacy has centered around Confederate monuments, statues and the flag itself, there are...

How One California University Closed the Graduation...

Drive an hour southeast of Los Angeles and you’ll find yourself in the semi-rural enclave of Riverside, Calif. Lured by low housing costs and...

Study: With Just One Black Teacher, Black...

The chances that low-income Black boys will drop out of school decrease significantly when they have at least one Black teacher in the classroom,...

5 Reasons Why Every Black Person Should...

With everything that is being thrown at the Black community, with all the challenges we face, there is a sense of urgency to act...

Should Colleges Be Asking Students About Their...

The U.S. Department of Education has issued new guidelines for colleges to help them assess the merits of asking applicants for criminal justice records. “We...

Poll: Black Parents Have Low Confidence in...

  Black parents believe their kids are not receiving an adequate education in public schools. And, racial disparities among African-American and white students is a...

Fact: Teachers Have the Right To Beat...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBs9vMpzlds Around the country, teachers are allowed to use corporal punishment on students. Black students are disproportionately impacted by this kind of punishment. This practice...

Study Finds Black Students Are Often Overlooked...

Several news reports are raising alarms about the nation’s gifted and talented programs, which are dominated by white and Asian students. A ThinkProgress article says...

Too Many Afrocentric Schools Are Underfunded and...

The value of Afrocentric education is being highlighted in Chicago, where an African-centered school is struggling, leading that city’s public school system to recommend...

Arkansas School Under Fire for Requiring Only...

An Arkansas school district is coming under fire for organizing an anti-gang lecture that was only attended by Black students. According to The Guardian, Maumelle...

Research Shows Boosting Black Students’ Self-Esteem Improves...

New psychological research shows that helping Black students improve their self-esteem also boosts their academic performance. The Huffington Post reported on research conducted by Stanford...

UConn Introduces Dorm for Males Who ‘Identify...

The University of Connecticut announced plans to create separate housing and a learning program that address educational issues and provide educational resources and aid for Black male students. According...

Here’s How One Black Ivy League Student...

In today's high tech world, the average attention span peaks at around eight seconds. That means a few animals can out-focus some modern day...

Black Students Call for University of California...

As Black bodies are assaulted, disrespected and taken out in the streets, so too are they used, abused and manipulated for profit behind prison...

UC Berkeley Launches New Initiative to Counter...

To say that the amount of Black students at the University of California-Berkeley is small would be an understatement. African-Americans make up just 3...

Report Shows Black Students With Behavorial Problems...

A new report by the journal Sociology of Education confirms many Black parents’ fears. The study found public schools tend to punish Black students...

Study: Black Teachers Won’t Save Black Students...

By now, a multitude of studies have helped capture the disparities in discipline handed to Black children when compared to their white counterparts, but...

Could Investing in HBCUs Be the Key...

The benefits of having more Black teachers available to Black students have been thoroughly noted and repeatedly discussed, yet the vast majority of America’s...
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