Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: education

‘I Think It’s Racism’: Providence, Rhode Island,...

A City Council meeting held in Providence, Rhode Island, Wednesday tackled the disparity between the number of suspensions Black students face versus...

How School Dress Codes Unfairly Target Black...

Imagine this scenario: Your daughter plans to wear a traditional African outfit to school to celebrate Black History Month. Her planned ensemble includes an...

Rihanna Helps Raise Billions of Dollars For...

https://twitter.com/ClaraLionelFdn/status/959557036563365888 When it comes to giving back to charity, many celebs are generous with their fortunes. Including singer and Grammy award-winning artist Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty. The...

Student’s ‘Why Black Lives Matter’ Speech Wins...

A Brooklyn neighborhood best known for its high student dropout rate has a new reason to celebrate after a local high school debate team...

University of Chicago Unveils Statue Honoring Trailblazing...

  The University of Chicago unveiled a bronze statue Monday, Nov. 27, honoring an African- American scholar who left her mark at the prestigious university...

Professor Argues Computer Software Can Perpetuate ‘Systemic...

Computer software can be harmful, as it has the potential to reduce students and schools to mere numbers and perpetuate "systems of privilege and...

Stacey Abrams Talks Campaign to Become Georgia’s...

Georgia Rep. Stacey Abrams, Democratic minority leader in the House of Representatives, in early June officially launched her campaign for governor of Georgia, set...

New Orleans Charter School Treats Traumatized Children with...

Before Katrina tore through the city of New Orleans in 2005, the public school system suffered from corruption and neglect. After the storm wiped...

Is There Still a Place for HBCUs...

By most conservative estimates, the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities are on life support. A combination of gaps in federal and state funding,...

7 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate...

Black representation matters in the literature our kids are exposed to. Here are seven Black children’s books that elevate our children.

Jamaica PM Plans to Extend Secondary Education...

Jamaica's Prime Minister hopes to extend secondary education to all Jamaican students, a move he will introduce under a new government tuition fee policy. Prime...

School Segregation More Prevalent than Ever, But...

  Many believe that the dramatic differences between blacks and whites in achievement are attributed, in part, to school segregation. In some places the progress...

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...

Larry Wilmore Checks This Girl’s White Privilege...

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Jump Africa: Konvict Records Exceutive, Fotemah Gives...

Fotemah Mba is the son of an educator and diplomat from Cameroon, West Africa. Because his father was a diplomat, it afforded him the...

Report: Detroit, Oakland, and Washington D.C Are...

According to a new report released by the National Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the city of Detroit is leading the nation in providing...

Report: Black Professionals Are Still Lagging Behind...

According to a newly release report by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and Statistical Research Center (SRC), Blacks are underrepresented in physical science careers. "More...

20 Emotional Experiences You Can Relate to...

You never felt as welcomed as the other students.   Sometimes you found it hard not to feel inferior. Your white teachers only briefly covered Black history.   During...