Around this time of year, when spring was emerging from its chrysalis and Gil Noble’s “Like It Is” was part of our Sunday afternoon television fare, the famous vocalist Sarah Lois Vaughan would be among the divas featured on his ...
The First Lady will deliver the commencement address at City College in June.
A pro-charter school group took to City Hall last week to protest the alleged uptick of weapons brought into New York City’s public schools.
The City University of New York may have been “saved,” but school officials and faculty and staff aren’t letting New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo off the hook.
Lester A. Walton’s name surfaced recently during all the promos and announcements about the revival of “Shuffle Along,” an all-Black musical often considered the springboard for the Harlem Renaissance. Walton, then employed at the New York Age, was among the ...
Alabama State University got a taste of the Big Apple when ASU alumnus Josh Barker arrived as the guest speaker for the Ida B. Wells Lecture Series.
Brownsville is receiving its very own technology and wellness hub, the first of it's kind for public housing developments.
Over 50 Howard University students are spending their spring break volunteering at community sites in Newark.
Two mothers alleging teachers denied children bathroom privileges and were punished for walking up the stairs too slowly at Success Academy School met with officials in Albany Thursday to make their plea to lawmakers.
A new report from the Alliance for Quality Education and the Public Policy and Education Fund concluded that children from New York State’s poor districts saw state funding for schools get worse.
It is certainly wonderful to witness all the praise and adulation Misty Copeland is receiving for her prowess in dance. This is a great moment to reflect on another ballerina of equal agility and elegance from another era of challenge, ...
Roughly 100 teens from across the country paraded down Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on Wednesday to kick off the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine.
Ghana is planning to eliminate English as the primary language in schools and focus on their native tongue.
AT&T and Union Settlement hosted a college and career mentoring session Feb. 26 with A. Philip Randolph High School students to discuss future career opportunities and goals.
Sharing the podium with Cheryl Wills, the highly regarded anchorwoman of NY1, at a recent event sponsored by the Delta Sigma Theta at York College in Queens