Maya Peterson

Black Prep Student Loses Prez Post for Mocking Whites

by MTV

After posting a controversial photo to Instagram in which she was kitted out like a stereotypical White male private-school student… Read More

Wilberforce University faces loss of accreditation

Wilberforce University May Lose Accreditation

by #teamEBONY

Wilberforce University, one of the nation’s oldest historically Black universities, will lose its accreditation if it is unable… Read More

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Is This the End of Teachers Unions?

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On June 10th, a Superior Court judge in California struck down California’s teacher tenure laws. While you may not be a California… Read More

How Income Inequality Might Lead Students to Drop Out of High School

Drop-Out Rates Caused by Income Inequality?

by Slate

New study shows that high school drop-out rates might be affected by income inequality.  Like teen girls who… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Morehouse College student… Read More

For Black Kids in America, a Degree Is No Guarantee

Black, Degreed...and Unemployed

by The Atlantic

Black recent college grads twice as likely to be unemployed as those with the same education.  In 2013, the… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Florida A&M University and Alabama State University are amongst the eight universities whose football programs… Read More

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American Federation of Teachers Commemorates Brown at 60

by Ray Baker

In a year when the nation has marked monumental landmarks of civil rights achievements of the past such as the Civil Rights Act of… Read More

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Sixty Years After Brown V. Board,
Black Teachers Are Disappearing---Again

by Melinda Anderson

Sixty years ago Saturday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling. In… Read More

Still Separate and Unequal

American Schools and Segregation

by Slate

American schools are becoming more segregated, and the predominately Black schools often struggle.  While… Read More

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