The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

by Charles Cole III / EducationPost.org

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program were not… Read More

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Seriously? Student Booted From Graduation For Wearing Kente Cloth

by Britni Danielle

Looks like we can add another item to the growing list of things that may get Black students kicked out of graduation. In addition to beards… Read More

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How Private Funders Help Black Students Get an Education

by Donna M. Owens

On a Sunday morning in April, dappled sunlight streamed through the stained glass windows of Rankin Chapel on the campus of Howard University. Seated… Read More

Speaking Racial Truth to Power in Education Reform

Speaking Racial Truth to Power in Education Reform

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / EducationPost.org

Stay woke. I wore those two words on a small button at the NewSchools Venture Fund Summit in San Francisco this week. Initially, people chuckled… Read More

Is Negligence a Factor in Out of Control School Violence?

Is Negligence a Factor in Out of Control School Violence?

by Bakari Kitwana

Recent news of a bathroom fight that left a student dead in Wilmington… Read More

Black Graduates Who Are Making Us Proud

Black Graduates Who Are Making Us Proud

by Melissa Kimble

Graduation season is one of the most important times in a student’s life but for many of us, the journey is not easy. As EBONY.com’s Senior… Read More

Writing a Coherent Sentence is Daunting for Many and That's Scary

Writing a Coherent Sentence is Daunting for Many and That's Scary

by Caroline Bermudez/Education Post

One of my favorite articles makes me laugh and cringe. What… Read More

Charlotte's School Segregation Problem is Both Persistent and Damaging

Charlotte's School Segregation Problem is Both Persistent and Damaging

by James E. Ford / Education Post

The bustling Southern city of Charlotte, North Carolina, is once again grappling with segregated schools, a problem we had all but conquered nearly… Read More

Morgan State University Named National Treasure<br />

Morgan State University Named National Treasure

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Named Morgan State University a National Treasure on Tuesday as part of a partnership between the two… Read More

After Two Years, 'My Brother's Keeper' Remains Ambitious, Despite Challenges

After Two Years, 'My Brother's Keeper' Remains Ambitious, Despite Challenges

by Michael H. Cottman

Malachi Hernandez grew up in a poor Boston neighborhood where he often heard the crackle of gunfire, and witnessed violence between his parents before… Read More

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