Asked to name a Black woman poet from Chicago, Gwendolyn Brooks is the usual response.
In 2009 Kya Johnson sat alongside her sister, cozied up in a packed North Carolina movie theater.
NYC public schools will close due to COVID-19
Many years before Gordon Parks, and even James Van Der Zee set their cameras and focused their lens on Black life, James Presley Ball had already captured treasured moments in his daguerreotype photography.
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 is a special day for the members of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Few books chronicling African American history are without at least a mention of Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin.
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2020 was the 51st anniversary of Black Solidarity day. A day created by the late Dr. Carlos Russell who was inspired by the satirical play “A Day of Absence”' by Douglas Turner Ward.
Bill requiring racial discrimination, social justice instruction in NJ middle schools passes Assembly
Middle school students in New Jersey would learn about racial discrimination and social justice as part of their social studies lessons under legislation approved Oct. 29 by the State Assembly by a vote of 56-7-9.
On Thursday, Nov. 5, two days after one of the most consequential elections in the history of the U.S., the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) will convene a virtual Town Hall Meeting to assess the impact of ...
Sitting on Governor John Bel Edwards’ desk is a historic act that creates school policies for virtual learning in Louisiana and allows students who have been punished by their schools to appeal their school’s decision.
The New York City Department of Education has decided to give families who previously enrolled their kids in full-remote learning one last option to enroll them into blended learning.
The sounds of the drumlines, and the cheers, and the crowds brought out even more people to Restoration Plaza, along Bed Stuy’s Black Lives Matter mural on Fulton Street (Harriet Ross Tubman Avenue), Brooklyn. Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. hosted ...
There is a classic photograph of 12 men, seemingly all Black, posing in front of what appears to be either Niagara Falls or a replicated background.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer unveils a comprehensive overhaul of workforce development in New York City, including making CUNY community colleges free for all.
W.A.R.M. (We All Really Matter) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2010 by survivor Stephanie McGraw.