NYC has lost track of thousands of homeless students: audit

Public schools in New York City are losing track of thousands of homeless students and thus depriving them of their education, according to a months-long study carried out by the city comptroller, the findings of which were released on Thursday.

Memorial service to honor education advocate Marie K. Williams

Friends, family and admirers of education advocate Marie K. Williams will celebrate her life and legacy during a memorial service in her Mount Vernon hometown, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Macedonia Baptist Church, located at 141 S. 9th Ave., from ...

Ethnic cleansing of Black community tribunal report-back

Saturday, March 3, the December 12th Movement International Secretariat held a historic, citywide tribunal/hearing on “We Ain’t Going Nowhere! The Ethnic Cleansing of the Black Community.”

CAS Prep & Navigate the Maze to Achievement cheer specialized high schools’ students’ success

CAS Prep & Navigate the Maze to Achievement cheer specialized high schools’ students’ success

Billy Graham, Marvel Comics’ first Black artist

Billy Graham, Marvel Comics’ first Black artist - Black Panther

Union leaders stand with state Democrats’ agenda, denounce Republicans’ rejection

New York State Senate Democrats hope to push some of their agenda through, but Republicans in Albany have blocked some of the issues they hold dear. Union leaders have now added their voice to the debate with hopes of pushing ...

Unions hop on the endorsement train

It’s election season, which means it’s time for labor unions to plant their flag in the camp of their preferred candidates.

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Bergen/Passaic chapter hosting ‘Adopt a School’ symposium

The Education Committee of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Bergen/Passaic Chapter is hosting an “Adopt a School” afternoon symposium at Teaneck High School Saturday, March 17, from noon to 4 p.m.

The Children’s Defense Fund hosts annual New York Gala

The annual Children’s Defense Fund New York Gala took place Feb. 27 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

National Park Service awards $550,000 in federal grants to support African-American history

The National Park Service has awarded more than $500,000 to the City of Paterson through the African-American Civil Rights Grant Program.

Bombs targeting Black residents terrorize Austin

A string of bombs going off in Austin, Texas, has law enforcement pointing to possible hate crimes as police continue to look for suspects.

U.S. Secretary of State fired

(GIN)—An extended visit to Africa this month by the U.S. secretary of state to mend fences after the president’s crude description of African and Caribbean countries was cut short this week by the dismissal of the embattled Secretary Rex Tillerson.

City council joins fight for culturally responsive education as new chancellor is appointed

Tuesday, parents and city councilmembers released a letter signed by 20 members of the New York City Council in support of culturally responsive education.

Advocates say Assemblyman budget bill advances racial and economic equity in education

The State Assembly proposes a $1.5 billion increase in school funding, including $1.2 billion in Foundation Aid as part of a four-year plan to fully phase in the remainder of the Foundation Aid that New York State owes to schools.

UN message to women on International Women’s Day: ‘Time is now’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during his remarks on International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8, said, “We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. For decades, women have been calling for the equality that is their right.