Head of the Class

Head of the Class

by Chance W. Lewis

In classrooms across the nation, many African-American students will navigate their entire K–12 education experience without seeing a Black… Read More

Howard University Suspends Entire Athletic Program

Howard University Suspends Entire Athletic Program

by Maya Rhodan

Howard University's athletic department has suspended all games until an internal review is complete, according to a university spokesperson.    Dr… Read More

50 Students Suspended for Wanting "An Education"

50 Students Suspended for Wanting "An Education"

by #teamEBONY

Last Thursday, 50 students were suspended from the all-boys Frederick Douglass Academy in Detroit, Michigan for… Read More

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The Real Life 'Hunger Games'

Education:
The Real Life 'Hunger Games'

by Jonathan Pitts-Wiley

During a routine morning Facebook check, I happened across… Read More

Urban Prep Graduates 100 Percent of Its Seniors

Urban Prep Graduates 100 Percent of Its Seniors

by #teamEBONY

Students, faculty, and parents beamed Friday as each of the 85 seniors from Urban Prep Academy in Chicago stood… Read More

Michelle Obama To Deliver HBCU Commencement Speech

Michelle Obama To Deliver HBCU Commencement Speech

by #teamEBONY

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at North Carolina A&T.… Read More

Deny the Past, Deny the Future:<br />
Jada Williams, Fredrick Douglass and Educational Disparity

Deny the Past, Deny the Future:
Jada Williams, Fredrick Douglass and Educational Disparity

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

At the close of each Black History Month I often feel a profound sense of loss. This feeling is not because there will be less programming… Read More

NO WAY OUT:<br />
Mother Jailed for 'Stealing' Child's Education

NO WAY OUT:
Mother Jailed for 'Stealing' Child's Education

by David Leonard

Tanya McDowell has joined the ranks of millions of people, mostly of color, facing incarceration.  In April 2011, Read More

Autism Detected Late in Minority Children

Autism Detected Late in Minority Children

by #teamEBONY

Preliminary research has found a delay in autism diagnosis for minority children. On average, the developmental disability is diagnosed… Read More

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Has School Desegregation Been Good for Blacks?

DEBATE!
Has School Desegregation Been Good for Blacks?

by The Loop 21

There’s something to be gained from turning an eye to the Black history moments that directly influence every aspect of our lives today… Read More

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