Jahana Heyes, national teacher of the year, Congress

Former National Teacher of the Year Recipient Running for Congress

by Teddy Grant   Jul 16, 2018

Jahana Heyes wants to make history by becoming the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. The 45-year-old history teacher is looking to... Read More

Jaisaan Lovett, Black valedictorian

School Principal Stops Black Valedictorian From Giving Speech, Mayor Intervenes

by Teddy Grant   Jul 06, 2018

University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men’s first Black valedictorian, Jaisaan Lovett, was not allowed to give his speech at his graduation due to his... Read More

Little Red Schoolhouse

Report: $45,000 a Year Private School Segregates Class by Race

by Teddy Grant   Jul 02, 2018

Parents at a posh private school in New York City’s West Village neighborhood are upset over a plan that further segregates students by race,... Read More

14-Year-Old, high school, college

14-Year-Old Boy Graduates from High School and College on the Same Day (VIDEO)

by Teddy Grant   May 31, 2018

A 14-year-old Georgia boy graduated from high school and college on the same day, Atanta’s Fox 5 reports. Matthew McKenzie has been gifted since... Read More

Natural hair, former nursing student

Former Nursing Student Felt Forced to leave School Over Her Natural Hair

by Teddy Grant   May 31, 2018

A former nursing student at University of Holy Cross in Louisiana said she felt she had to leave the program because of her natural... Read More

Former Middle School Dropout Gets Her College Degree at 89

Former Middle School Dropout Gets Her College Degree at 89

by Teddy Grant   May 25, 2018

An 89-year-old woman who dropped out of school in the sixth grade never gave up on her dream of getting an education. Ella Washington... Read More

Darrell Landon Kelly

Black Man Graduates with Law Degree and MBA From Two Different Schools on the Same Day

by Teddy Grant   May 18, 2018

It’s graduation season and many graduates are crossing the stage to receive their degrees usually from one school. One man managed to accomplish that... Read More

South Carolina Woman Earns Fourth College Degree at 92 Years Old (VIDEO)

South Carolina Woman Earns Fourth College Degree at 92 Years Old (VIDEO)

by Teddy Grant   May 15, 2018

A 92-year old South Carolina woman who received her fourth college degree last week hopes she is an inspiration to others. Annie Dillard earned... Read More

Micheal Brown, Texas teenager

Texas Teenager Gets Accepted into 20 Colleges, Gets Full Rides for All of Them

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

A Houston teenager applied to 20 of the nation’s top colleges and got into every single one. Micheal Brown, 17, earned received a full... Read More

Kamala Harris, HBCUs

Senators Kamala Harris and Doug Jones Announce Boost in HBCU Federal Funding

by Teddy Grant   Mar 22, 2018

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are poised to get a boost in federal funding thanks to Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris and Doug Jones,... Read More