Parents Outraged by Mock Slave Auction Held at NJ School

Parents Outraged by Mock Slave Auction Held at NJ School

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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

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

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A book written by an 8-year-old Alabama girl has made Amazon’s “Best Seller” list! AL.com reports that Nia Mya Reese’s book, “How to Deal With... Read More

Fourth Grade Robotics Champs Told to ‘Go Back to Mexico’

Fourth Grade Robotics Champs Told to ‘Go Back to Mexico’

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A group of Indianapolis fourth graders who won a robotics challenge were told to “go back to Mexico” after clinching the exciting win. USA... Read More

In Heartfelt Note, CPS Students Thank Chance The Rapper

In Heartfelt Note, CPS Students Thank Chance The Rapper

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A little more than a week ago, Grammy award-winning rapper and Chicago native Chance The Rapper donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Now,... Read More

11-Year-Old Launches Book Club in Celebration of Black Boys

11-Year-Old Launches Book Club in Celebration of Black Boys

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11-year-old Sidney Keys III has started a book club to celebrate Black boys, and it looks like it is much needed. According to St. Louis... Read More

The Story Behind an Education Inspiration Going Viral

The Story Behind an Education Inspiration Going Viral

by Charles Cole III / Education Post

Recently, the story of my parents, Renate and Charles Cole, went viral after I tweeted on social media: “My parents went back to college... Read More

HBCU

Trump Signs HBCU Order Much Like Obama’s with a Catch

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In the shadow of controversy that was linked to a meeting of dozens of HBCU presidents at the White House, President Trump signed an executive... Read More

My Brother's Keeper

Measuring the Effectiveness of My Brother’s Keeper

by Nick Chiles / The Hechinger Report

One by one, smartly dressed young African-American men emerged from dark curtains, each wearing a big smile and holding aloft a small sign displaying... Read More

Students

Educate Me: A New Way of Connecting Between Black Teachers and Students

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

The axiom, “Those who cannot do, teach,” missed the point, as far as Blake Nathan is concerned. In fact, Nathan created the Educate Me... Read More

The Miseducation of Betsy DeVos

The Miseducation of Betsy DeVos

by Terrence Chappell

The miseducation of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, could mean the disenfranchisement of millions, particularly people of color. This past Tuesday,... Read More