The story of being the first one in your family to go to college might be cliché to some, but it never stops tugging at a person’s heartstrings.
Invariably around this flip of the calendar and the 4th of July, the great abolitionist and statesman Frederick Douglass commands attention, particularly for his memorable speech that centered on the nation’s hypocrisy, asking what the day means to enslaved people.
New York City plans to implement a blended learning approach, with a mix of in-person and remote learning, if the state allows school buildings to reopen in the fall.
The New York City Board of Health voted in favor of reopening child care centers next week as many businesses resume service amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
As many New Yorkers question whether or not schools will reopen to students in the fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said no decision has been made yet.
“This has been a school year unlike any other, and I want to say thank you to our families, teachers, and staff,” said New York Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza in a message thanking students, teachers and staff.
New Jersey state officials released “The Road Back: Restart and Recovery Plan for Education” to assist schools with reopening in the fall.
The COVID-19 pandemic means that the Class of 2020 holds a very special place worldwide, be it grade school or higher education.
Jacob Lawrence was the first African American, as a stewards mate in the Coast Guard, to be appointed a Combat Artist.
If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must raise their turnout game come the general election this November.
Health and safety concerns of COVID-19 pressured Mayor de Blasio to cancel 2020 Summer Youth Employment Programs in New York City.
As a Black man and like most of Black America, I have been angry about what has transpired over the last several weeks, not only recently but for decades (dare I say 400 years).
Trump’s disaster in Tulsa presents us an opportunity to discuss the city’s race riot of 1921 when countless number of African Americans were killed and the Greenwood District, or “Black Wall Street,” was destroyed.
A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic sent the world in a tailspin. The loss of jobs. The loss of lives. Employees obligated to travel to work because their job is “essential.”