The City University of New York’s pioneering CUNY Start program is significantly more effective than standard remedial education in preparing students who arrive at CUNY needing to master basic skills before they are ready for college-level courses, according to results ...
Anytime the renowned playwright Lorraine Hansberry is mentioned, it invariably summons memories of the eminent historian and anthropologist, William Leo Hansberry.
Lincoln University has announced a new strategic plan, “Reimagining the Legacy: Learn. Liberate. Lead.”
Our nation’s graduation rate is at an all-time high.
The president of Morehouse College is tackling his freshman year in an unusual way.
By launching his new school, LeBron James is choosing to not just “shut up and dribble,” but rather to give back to youth in his hometown. Located in Akon, Ohio, James’ I Promise School aims to help students who are ...
Cool Papa Bell was so fast, legend has it, that he could turn off the light and get into bed before the room got dark.
Christina Lewis is the daughter of late Black billionaire and business legend Reginald F. Lewis. Today she’s carrying on his legacy, giving African-Americans the tools for success as founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization All Star Code, which teaches ...
Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked the State University of New York (SUNY) to reexamine its existing diversity plans to ensure these plans are furthering New York’s goals of diversity and inclusion.
Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and the New York Mets will honor 131 New York City high school graduates with the Remarkable Achievement and Recognition of Excellence Award at Citi Field.
A recent visit to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture was made all the more stunning with the discovery of a quote from famed musicologist and historian Dr. Eileen Southern.
Van Jones, Reshma Saujani, Soledad O’Brien and Marcus Samuelsson are among this year’s honorees at the All Star Code fifth annual Summer Benefit taking place Saturday, July 28, in East Hampton, N.Y.
Grammy winning recording-artist and Oscar winning actor, Common, took a break from his busy schedule to surprise the students of PS 111 in New York City.
There is no need for years to pass to enshrine Dr. Price M. Cobbs, who died June 25 in Philadelphia, where he had traveled to his grandson’s high school graduation.
The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn opened a new exhibit to visitors titled “From Africa to Weeksville: The Eric Edwards Collection” which runs from July 12 to September 28.