White College Student Punished for Flier Supporting Black Men

White College Student Punished for Flier Supporting Black Men

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Texas-based college student says she is just a step away from suspension after creating and handing out a flier that supported Black students.... Read More

Parents Outraged by Mock Slave Auction Held at NJ School

Parents Outraged by Mock Slave Auction Held at NJ School

by #teamEBONY

Parents of students attending Jefferson Elementary School in Maplewood, New Jersey, are outraged after finding out the school held a mock slave auction, CBS New... Read More

8 Myths About HBCUs That Simply Aren’t True — And Why

8 Myths About HBCUs That Simply Aren’t True — And Why

by S. Tia Brown

Every year EBONY celebrates young Black women and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with its Campus Queens competition. Inevitably, after the excited chatter... Read More

Separate, But Not Equal: In Response to CSU’s ‘Black-Focused’ Housing

Separate, But Not Equal: In Response to CSU’s ‘Black-Focused’ Housing

by CharNese Turner

The Black Student Union at California State University Los Angeles sent a note to the university’s president in Nov. 2015. The letter detailed a... Read More

Report: Trump Kicks Black Students Out of Rally

Report: Trump Kicks Black Students Out of Rally

by #teamEBONY

A group of Black Valdosta State University students were removed from a Donald Trump rally on Monday. The group of more than 30 students... Read More

Howard Increases Security After Campus Threat

Howard Increases Security After Campus Threat

by #teamEBONY

Howard University has increased security on its campus after a violent threat by an anonymous person was made Thursday. The threat, allegedly made by... Read More

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

by The Atlantic

The discrepancies are particularly egregious in certain parts of the country. As The New York Times reported on Tuesday, a new analysis of the... Read More

Schools in the South Suspend and Expel Black Students Way More Than White Ones

Southern Schools Suspend Black Students Much More Often than White Students

by Slate

A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled at exponentially higher rates than White ones, an imbalance... Read More

Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color—for White Students

Why Black Teachers Matter

by The Atlantic

In public schools, where roughly 90 percent of the country’s children are enrolled, the lessons students learn are often skewed because of who is... Read More

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families

More Black Parents Homeschooling Their Children

by The Atlantic

Marvell is one of an estimated 220,000 African American children currently being homeschooled, according to the National Home Education Research Institute. Black families have... Read More