Four families have alleged that a NYC public school principal and teacher at PS 235 is bullying their students.
Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision legally ended school segregation, New Yorkers are faced with an uncomfortable truth: African-American young people are still being shortchanged by our education system.
Education activists and civil rights organizations want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to devote just as much aid to public schools as he devotes to charter schools.
Reflecting on the legacy of the non-apologetic Dr. Khallid Abdul Muhammad at Harlem’s UCLA
Thanks to the tireless research and acclamation of Dr. Peggy Brooks Bertram students of Black history have gained a better understanding of journalist Drusilla Dunjee Houston’s incomparable contributions
The New York Urban League hosts empowerment event for girls during Women's History Month.
A roster of African-Americans of great creative ability who had to venture abroad to perform, produce or present their craft and talents with integrity is long. Josephine Baker, Sidney Bechet, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Ira Aldridge, Melvin Van Peebles and ...
Barbara White serves as co-chair of the New York City Omega Black College Tour, ran by the Xi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
The New York Mission Society honored the founders and leaders of the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, the first charter school to open in the state of New York.
While February is named Black History Month, all year long we can honor our historical figures, important people and the creators of the objects we use everyday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio began curtailing the rapid expansion of charter schools throughout the city, including some Success Academy charters run by former City Council Member Eva Moskowitz,
inety-nine dreamers descended on Walt Disney World last week to participate in the seventh annual Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine. Representing 27 states and the District of Columbia, these young people, aged 13-19, came with the ...
President Obama and the White House host the first-ever student film festival and promise millions of dollars in software for use in classrooms across the country.
The relationship between Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and the school advisory board has become so confrontational that they now communicate solely by press release and video.
Last week, the mayor axed plans by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to further expand Success Academy schools into public school spaces