Students at Ron Clark Academy

Students Freak Out After Learning They’ll Be Seeing ‘Black Panther’ [VIDEO]

by Zahara Hill   Feb 02, 2018

Students at Ron Clark Academy were elated, to say the least, upon learning they’d all be seeing the highly-buzzed about Black Panther film. The... Read More

#BlackBoyJoy Manifests When 16-Year-Old Gets Harvard Acceptance (VIDEO)

#BlackBoyJoy Manifests When 16-Year-Old Gets Harvard Acceptance (VIDEO)

by Zahara Hill   Dec 14, 2017

#BlackBoyJoy came to fruition as a Louisiana teen learned he was accepted to Harvard College. In a video posted to Twitter on Tuesday, 16-year-old Ayrton Little... Read More

Will the New SAT Boost College Prospects for Black Students?

Society for Science & the Public to Give $35,000 in Grants to Black STEM Projects

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 13, 2017

On Wednesday, the Society for Science & the Public announced the donation of $35,000 in grants to eight innovative organizations that support community-based STEM... Read More

Valencia Clay instructs her students to shower a peer suffering from colorism with "10 seconds of compliments."

Kids Shower Peer Told She Was ‘Ugly’ With ‘10 Seconds Of Compliments’

by Zahara Hill   Nov 09, 2017

As a young, Black, female teacher, Valencia Clay is presumably hip to the influence she holds over her students in Baltimore, Maryland. In January,... Read More

White College Student Punished for Flier Supporting Black Men

White College Student Punished for Flier Supporting Black Men

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 02, 2017

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   Mar 21, 2017

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   Dec 15, 2016

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   Sep 09, 2016

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

Donald Trump's Twitter account was temporarily deleted by an employee of the site.

Report: Trump Kicks Black Students Out of Rally

by #teamEBONY   Mar 01, 2016

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   Nov 12, 2015

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