Local students prepare for inspiring trip to Disney World for Dreamers Academy

Local students prepare for inspiring trip to Disney World for Dreamers Academy.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, Jan. 15, is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Since 1983, the third Monday...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day fast facts

Here's a look at Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that falls on the third Monday in January.

Michael B. Jordan surprises students at Newark high school

Famed actor and Newark native Michael B. Jordan surprised students at Barringer High School last week in hopes of inspiring them to pursue their dreams.

Top 12 scholarship programs for Black students in 2019

The new year has settled in, and most students are already back to their normal school routine.

Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo return to leadership academy for Black teen males at Princeton

Personal development, empowerment, and accountability are primary focus areas of From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men, operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc., a provider of events for teens since 2009.

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TheDream.US announces new round of scholarships for DREAMers

“TheDream.US scholarship has enabled hundreds of CUNY’s DREAMers to pursue their goals and achieve academic success,” said Interim Chancellor Vita Rabinowitz.

Melba Liston, a marvelous trombonist, composer and arranger

The esteemed pianist and bandleader Randy Weston wrote a song in tribute to her musical genius.

Queens AKAs taking applications for scholarships

The Epsilon Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in Queens is asking local Black students to apply for their scholarship.

Black teacher says she was asked to translate ‘Slave Talk’ in lawsuit, demoted when she refused to do so

The only Black teacher in a New York school district has filed a lawsuit against the Commack School District on Long Island and is listing out a host of racial discrimination and harassment incidents in the process.

Wilfred DeFour, a valiant and vital Tuskegee Airman

Walk the streets of Harlem, chat with the vendors or stop off at the Apollo Theater and say hello to Billy Mitchell, “Mr. Apollo,” and you can catch up on all the news you might have missed in the papers, ...

Michelle Obama’s 'Becoming' will soon be a classroom curriculum for young Black girls

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s book "Becoming", which sold over 1.4 million copies in its first week of release, has inspired many Black women all over the world.

A Roadmap for Achieving Equity in Education

States are in the driver’s seat when it comes to improving their struggling schools. But how can we make sure they’re not taking the “path of least resistance” when it comes to this important work, risking the academic prospects for ...

Mama Imani Humphrey, an educator, activist and Kwanzaa authority

Funny how memories circle back on you, reminding you of treasured moments, especially those spent with advocates of freedom and justice.