Native American activists push for Indigenous People’s Day

America has a tendency to celebrate and uplift those who may deserve it by way of holidays, media and our history books.

Millennials and the vote

With the presidential debate fresh in their minds, millennials shared their thoughts.

Dr. Cornelius N. Dorsette, medical pioneer in the state of Alabama

One of my loyal readers, after reading a Classroom profile on the famed architect Vertner Tandy, noted I had cited Dr. Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette, his wife’s father, as the first African-American to pass the Alabama medical examination.

Graduation ceremony held for first class of the Newark Street Academy

The first graduation ceremony of the Newark Street Academy was held last Friday at the Marion Bolden Student Center.

Malcolm Bernard HBCU Fair touring New York/New Jersey in November

The 18th Annual Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week is holding fairs in New York and New Jersey Nov. 12-17 at four locations.

School safety data say Black students face more arrests, summonses than white peers

Students as young as 7-years-old are being handcuffed by authorities, the NYPD reported.

Olympic great and nurse, Willye B. White

Ed Temple, the famed head coach of women’s track at Tennessee State University, died last Thursday.

For-profit colleges: 6 things to ask before enrolling

For-profit colleges have a ton of critics who've accused schools of luring in low-income students with false promises and then providing a subpar education.

Architect Vertner W. Tandy, a man of many firsts

From Harlem to up the Hudson River, the creative genius of architect Vertner Woodson Tandy remains on display.

10 museums curating the history of the Black experience

Like anything with Black history, we must honor and respect the trailblazers. It’s the same for museums. The following is a list of museums that have been focusing on curating and cultivating the history of the Black experience.

‘Hidden Figures’ no more—Katherine Johnson and Mary Jackson of NASA

Back in June, when I featured the late Dorothy Vaughan in the Classroom, I promised to return to the subject of African-American women who worked at NASA as Vaughan did so illustriously. From Vaughan’s profile you were introduced to a ...

Academic program launched for youth dropouts in Newark

A new program has been launched in Newark to ensure that out-of-school youth remain off the streets, complete their high school educations and get good jobs.

Metropolitan College opens South Bronx Cmapus

Metropolitan College of New York officially opened its new Bronx campus on East 149th Street, moving from its previous location on Courtlandt Avenue. The new campus is the anchor of Triangle Plaza Hub, a mixed commercial project.

Traci Lester putting her best foot forward at the National Dance Institute

Newly hired executive director of the National Dance Institute, Traci Lester, wraps up her first week in her new position. In an interview with the AmNews, she said she’s looking to expand the nonprofit’s reach to give more access to ...

Berry named vice president for student affairs at Lincoln University

Lincoln University Interim President Richard Green named Edgar L. Berry the new interim vice president for Student Affairs