500 applaud as Brooklyn students win awards for art, essay and poetry works celebrating Dr. King’s legacy and life
Monday, Jan. 16, the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission honored Dr. King’s life through the eyes of Brooklyn’s youth.
Fastweb.com is honoring African American History Month with a focus on important scholarship opportunities available for graduate, undergraduate and college-bound African American students.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to make New York the first state in the country to adopt a tuition-free plan at both two-year and four-year public colleges.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the creation of a new “Gifted and Talented Education Task Force” to study issues surrounding gifted and talented education in New York City public schools, as well ...
All over the city communities celebrated the national holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King.
Our city’s Pre-K for All program offers our youngest learners an opportunity to develop their social skills, explore science, learn routines and build their vocabulary.
From Donald Trump being elected as president to President Barack Obama’s farewell speech, emotions have been scattered across a plane of sadness, joy and frustration.
Recently, while browsing in a Barnes and Noble bookstore in Cary, N.C., I bumped into a book lover who recognized me and asked me if I had ever heard of Clara Brown.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't been coy about his vision for public schools: He wants them to become more like their private counterparts.
“Most Americans view Martin Luther King Jr. Day as just another day that is given off on the third Monday of every January,” said Fariza Manonva. Unfortunately, as the 10th-grade Brooklyn Bedford Academy High School student noted, too many “people ...
When Black film pioneers are discussed, invariably Oscar Micheaux is mentioned. I’ve featured Micheaux in this column in the past, but one early actor and director who is rarely discussed is Spencer Williams Jr.
For more than 125 years after it was founded in 1847 as “the Free Academy,” the City University of New York (CUNY)—the largest urban public university system in the United States—had remained tuition-free, providing a critical path to quality higher ...
Mott Hall High School in Harlem is hosting the event, “A Conversation with Men to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday to Motivate Today’s Scholars to Create Tomorrow’s Leaders.”
The Financial Service Centers of New York, is a professional trade association that represents the New York’s licensed check cashing industry.
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