Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: black children

‘It’s All About Helping People’: Bakery Launched...

A 13-year-old Maryland boy is using his passion for all things sweet to serve up a slice of joy to the homeless and less...

What’s Going On? Black Children Between the...

(From left) Nigel Shelby, 15, Stormiyah Denson-Jackson, 12, and Rylan Thai Hagan, 11, are recent examples of Black children who have...

Too Harsh? Louisiana School Punishes Kids Who...

A host of punishments have been levied against 12th-graders at a Louisiana charter school because they had a water balloon and water...

N.J. High School Principal Akbar Cook Opens...

A principal in Newark, New Jersey, has made it his mission to keep students safe and out of trouble by keeping his school open...

Atlanta Mayor Pushes for Review in ‘Child...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's mayor and police chief are leading a push to re-examine evidence from a string of murders that terrorized the city's...

After Overcoming His Own Fears, a Black...

An African-American pilot is looking to take underserved youth to new heights with his unique enrichment program for young people. Entrepreneur Raymond Smith was once among the...

Why Are Black Children Committing Suicide?

For years, most thought that suicide was not a serious problem in the African-American community. Indeed, overall, the total suicide rate for African-Americans is...

Are Black People Giving ADHD Enough Attention?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can create emotional, social, and educational problems for children with the disorder. ADHD often leaves African-American parents of affected children...

5 Horrific Facts You May Not Have...

While the reality of slavery was harsh on adults, Black children may have been subjected to far worse. For enslaved children, their lives had...

Study: Young, Gifted and Black Students are...

Having a Black child carries with it certain concerns — not only concerns for your child’s safety, whether in the streets or when they...

#StopKillingOurKids: A Mother’s Response to the Tamir...

For a time, I could not fathom the fears and worries that mothers of young Black sons shoulder.  Mothering a daughter, I could not...

Childhood Asthma: Rates Are Lowering, But Racial...

At long last, there's some good news when it comes to childhood asthma in the U.S. While the numbers have increased over the last...

Overworked and Under Paid: Why Is This...

Why does money seem to disappear shortly after you’ve been paid? When the cost of things like food, clothing, shelter, transport, and health care...

NPR Report Touts the Benefits of School...

Does integration benefit white children? There are a number of reasons why this is true, according to one assessment, departing from the usual materials...

New Study Sounds the Alarm on Teacher...

The American public school system has a diversity problem, and a new study confirms what some have known for quite some time.  According to...

10 Black Dolls From Around the World...

  Positively Perfect Dolls -- United States Created by Lisa Williams, a former college professor who is now the chief executive officer of World of Entertainment, Publishing...

10 Toys and Games Enslaved Black Children...

Hide the Switch The rules of this game are as follows: One child takes a thin, strong branch, or “switch" and hides it. The children...

10 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate...

Black representation matters when it pertains to the literature that our Black children are exposed to. Here are 10 Black children's books that elevate...