education

Black student, professor, texas

Professor Suspended for Calling Cops on Black Student With Feet up in Class

by Teddy Grant   Nov 14, 2018

A professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio was suspended after she called campus police on a Black female student who had... Read More

Ieshia Champs, law school, single mom, 5 kids, bar exam

Single Mom of 5 Accomplishes Lifelong Goal, Passes Bar Exam

by Teddy Grant   Nov 02, 2018

A single mom of five children whose law school graduation photos went viral earlier this year has passed the bar exam, she announced on... Read More

Ma'am, 10-year-old, North Carolina

10-Year-Old Boy Punished for Calling Teacher ‘Ma’am’

by Teddy Grant   Aug 29, 2018

A 10-year-old North Carolina boy was punished by his teacher for referring to her as “ma’am.” Teretha Wilson and McArthur Bryant said they raised their... Read More

New Jersey Principal, Laundry Room

New Jersey Principal Creates Laundry Room at School to Help Bullied Students

by Teddy Grant   Aug 20, 2018

A New Jersey principal found a great way to combat bullying at his school. Akbar Cook, principal of West Side High School in Newark,... Read More

LeBron James, I Promise School

Thousands Call for LeBron James to Replace Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

by Teddy Grant   Aug 10, 2018

LeBron James as U.S. Secretary of Education? Fans of the basketball star signed a petition wanting him to replace current U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy... Read More

Claudine Gay, Michelle A. Williams, Bridget Long, Tomiko Brown, Black women, Harvard university

For the First Time, Black Women Will Run Four Schools at Harvard University

by Teddy Grant   Aug 08, 2018

Aug. 15, 2018, will mark a historic day for Harvard University. For the first time, four of its schools will be led by Black... Read More

University to Cover 100 Percent of Teen’s Tuition Following Scholarship Loss

University to Cover 100 Percent of Teen’s Tuition Following Scholarship Loss

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 02, 2018

Zaviona Woodruff did everything right. In her hometown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship is guaranteed to every student in who studied in... Read More

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Ava DuVernay Announces 2018 Getty Images ARRAY Grant Recipients

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 20, 2018

Four amazing visual artists of color have been selected to receive the first ever Getty Images ARRAY Grant, presented by Getty images and ARRAY... Read More

Jahana Hayes, national teacher of the year, Congress

Former National Teacher of the Year Recipient Running for Congress

by Teddy Grant   Jul 16, 2018

Jahana Hayes 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