Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: black education

Viola Davis On How Education ‘Connects All...

Viola Davis knows how to handle adversity, but she says there's one thing that bridges the gap for everyone.   "Education is the one thing that...

Sudden Death of Interim President Bill Taggart...

William J. "Bill" Taggart, 55, the interim president of Morehouse College, has died, the college announced on Wednesday, June 8. The cause of death was...

Martin Luther King, Malcolm X Among Potential...

The University of Oxford plans to diversity its curriculum by requiring students to learn more about the history of Black, Asian and other nonwhite...

Schools in This NYC Consortium Promote Discussions,...

For more than two decades, corporate reformers have campaigned for accountability in education, insisting schools are best run like corporations and students best served...

African-Americans, School Choice and the Culture of...

When it comes to K-12 education, African-Americans have seldom had much of a choice. This was exemplified by the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1954...

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...

Little Rock 9: In Seeking School Desegregation...

September 4th marks the anniversary of the Little Rock 9 and the desegregation of Central High School in Arkansas.  On that day in 1957,...

Federal Reserve Study Shows Education Does Not...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFoy5ls30vo&feature=youtu.be Higher education is beneficial, but it is not a panacea, especially when it comes to closing the wealth gap between whites and people of...

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...

12 Detroit School Principals Charged with Bribery...

Twelve former and current Detroit Schools principals have been charged with bribery based on recently released court records. Detroit principal Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp pleaded guilty...

‘A Different World’ Cast Takes on Effort...

After more than 20 years since graduation, "A Different World" is going back to an HBCU campus. In a sharp move for recruitment and social...

Crumbling Buildings, Unsafe Environment Severely Affects Black...

As the city of Detroit tries to come back from the brink of bankruptcy, its school system has yet to see a real recovery....

Jedidah Isler is the First Black Woman...

Jedidah Isler became the first Black woman to receive a PhD in the field of astrophysics from Yale University in 2014. In her academic career,...

New Bedtime Math App Provides Children Help...

A 2014 report released by the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that the racial gap for math and reading among white and Black...

10 Reasons Why Every Black College Student...

by Melanie McCoy The Cosby Show spin-off sitcom A Different World received a major upgrade after its first season and became one of the most influential Black sitcoms...

5 Positive Behaviors That Are Strengthening The...

Education A growing number of African-American parents are home-schooling their children, resulting in a significant increase in standardized test scores. According to The National Home Education...

8 Global Problems The Richest Black People...

After featuring 16 black celebrities whose collective net worth is $10 billion, we thought it would be helpful to highlight several global problems that the money...