Teachers Hope to Inspire Students with Back to School Album

Teachers Hope to Inspire Students with Back to School Album

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chicago-based teacher, Dwayne Reed, goes above and beyond the call of duty. Reed, who is a fifth grade teacher at LEARN Campbell Elementary, created... Read More

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Rihanna Just Used Twitter for a Really Dope Cause

by Shantell E. Jamison

Rihanna just used Twitter for a really cool thing. The Grammy Award-winning singer has been using her platform—and influence—to directly sent tweets to leaders... Read More

Nicki Minaj Starts Charity To Help Pay Off Student Loans

Nicki Minaj Starts Charity To Help Pay Off Student Loans

by Brittany Fennell

Nicki's act of kindness got such a big response, the rapper has plans to launch what she calls, an "official charity for Student Loans/Tuition Payments.” Read More

State of Black America

Black Americans Saw Only Slight Increases in Equality in Last Year, Says Report

by #teamEBONY

Blacks are doing slightly better in the categories of economics, health and education compared to Whites, according to new figures released Tuesday by the... Read More

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Chicago Principal Creates Model for Educating Black Boys

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / Education Post

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a... Read More

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Survey Finds Thousands of NYC Public School Students Are Homeless

by #teamEBONY

School can be a tough place for kids these days, and for thousands of New York City public school students that stress is compounded... Read More

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

by Sylvia Snowden

The African Diaspora doesn’t have to feel so far away, thanks to the cleaver idea of two sisters. Williette and Watchen Nyanue immigrated to... Read More

Common on Adversity and Young People of Color

Common on Adversity and Young People of Color

by Sylvia Snowden

There’s an old saying that “if White America has a cold, Black America has the flu.” Well, that old saying is now being backed... Read More

Segregation

School Segregation Can End, If We Stop Feeding It

by Mark Anderson / Education Post

New York schools have a problem, as do many other schools across our nation. Our children are so segregated from others who aren’t of... Read More

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

by LaToya Cross

During an interview with CBS last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced the “Learn Plan Succeed” plan, which intends to motivate students to think... Read More