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Vinnette Carroll, first Black woman director on Broadway

Vinnette Carroll, first, Black woman, director, Broadway

First Black superintendent appointed in Montclair

First Black superintendent appointed in Montclair

Beyoncé donates to several HBCUs

As the world continues to talk about Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s jaw-dropping performance at Coachella, four historically Black colleges and universities are getting a big gift from the superstar.

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 HBCUs

Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities.

Remembering No. 42, Jackie Robinson

Imagined being offered the career opportunity of lifetime with one catch--you had to hold your...

Student at center of Howard University financial aid scandal files lawsuit

The man who has been the subject of criticism on social media for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Howard University financial aid scandal is now suing the school for $10 million, according to reports.

The Rev. William D. Robeson, patriarch of an illustrious family

On April 9, many will celebrate the 120th birthday anniversary of the great Paul Robeson.

Sen. Cory Booker to give commencement address at Kean University

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is set to speak to more than 2,500 students and their families May 17 during Kean University’s Undergraduate Commencement at Newark’s Prudential Center.

More than 20,000 parents sign petition sent to Mayor de Blasio to address racsim in schools

Public school parents from the New York City Center for Education Justice delivered more than 20,000 petition signatures and a stack of culturally responsive books to Mayor Bill de Blasio this week, urging him and his administration to take on ...

Schools get a boost in Cuomo’s new budget

Schools get a boost in Cuomo’s new budget

Howard University students demand change amid financial aid scandal

Howard University students demand change amid financial aid scandal

Queen-mother Yaa Asantewaa led the fight against British colonialism

Queen-mother Yaa Asantewaa led the fight against British colonialism

Jay-Z and his mom announce new scholarship program

The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time.

Armory hosting 18th Annual FIRST NYC Robotics Competition

The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center in Washington Heights is transforming into a technology and engineering laboratory for high school students when it hosts the FIRST NYC Robotics Competition, April 6 to April 8.

Report: NYC teachers aren’t prepared to be culturally responsive

According to the report, 89 percent of teachers responded “agree/strongly agree” that race and ethnicity issues are relevant to their students’ educational experiences, and 93 percent of them would be willing to modify their lessons to connect with students from ...

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