Study: Almost Half of Public School Students Are Now Low-Income

48 Percent of American Public School Students Low-Income

by The Atlantic

In America, what you earn depends largely on your success in school. Unfortunately, your success in school depends largely on what… Read More

Howard University Chosen to Launch Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In

Howard University Chosen to Launch Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In

by The Root

In a notable choice by an executive and author whose message about leadership has largely skirted challenges specific to women of… Read More

Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau

Sidney Ribeau Steps Down as Howard University President

by The Washington Post

Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau abruptly stepped down Tuesday after months of internal debate over the management and… Read More

Reversing the Black Male College Drop-Out Crisis

Reversing the Black Male College Drop-Out Crisis

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

Contrary to popular belief, there are  Read More

[ENOUGH] Black Teachers Hit Hardest by Chicago School Layoffs

[ENOUGH] Black Teachers Hit Hardest by Chicago School Layoffs

by Rod McCullom

Chicago Public Schools have laid off Read More

HBCUs in Peril (?)

HBCUs in Peril (?)

by Tomika L. Anderson

It seems there’s no foreseeable end in sight to the bad news facing the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Enrollment… Read More

Allstate and Tom Joyner 'Represent' for HBCUs

Allstate and Tom Joyner 'Represent' for HBCUs

by Princess Gabbara

According to a recent Washington… Read More

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

by Jamar Hudson

Some 13 years ago, the Yin Yang Twins dropped "Whistle While You Twerk." It was played on every urban radio station, every… Read More

William Hite; protesters against school closings; Kaya Henderson

Schools Closings, and How They Damage Neighborhoods

by The Root

One way to exact structural change in America is through schools and their curricula, The Root's editor-in-chief, professor Henry… Read More

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