BP Adams and Eagle Academy Foundation hail launch of groundbreaking Eagle Project

“After years of hard work and as a longtime supporter of the Eagle model of education and mentorship, I’m proud to help launch the Eagle Project,” said Adams.

Chancellor’s challenge: Report potentially upends usual talking points on school segregation

A common refrain one would hear from elected officials is that housing segregation begets school segregation.

Howard University graduate Chadwick Boseman to speak at the school’s 150th commencement ceremony

Howard alumni Chadwick Boseman, 40, will give the keynote address at Howard University’s 150th commencement ceremony on May 12. The star of the movie “Black Panther” will also be presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

The NNPA’s 2018 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship now open to all HBCUs

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), in partnership with Chevrolet, recently announced that the 2018 Discover The Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Fellowship will now accept applications from communications and journalism students attending any one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...

Hunter College partners with The New York State Mentoring Program

Recently, Hunter College announced a new partnership with The New York State Mentoring Program, which provides Hunter College undergraduates the opportunity to mentor students at P.S. 7, the Samuel Stern School.

Senators introduce bill to diversify specialized high schools

Two elected officials want to increase the number of Black and Hispanic students at specialized high schools.

Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor, the ‘Black Cyclone’ of cycling fame

Late night television and early morning newspapers can do wonders for a columnist looking for the next personality to profile.

Newark officials crack down on chronic school absenteeism

According to a report released last year by the Advocates for Children of New Jersey, nearly half of Newark’s high school students were chronically absent during the 2015-16 school year.

Community uproar keeps Wadleigh open to fight another day

The fear of a long-standing Harlem institution closing subsided this week.

Biracial Harvard-bound student responds to GOP official who questioned his qualifications

Drake Johnson, who is both a cheerleader for the Cali Black Ops and a senior at Marina High School, tweeted some great news last week: he was accepted to Harvard University.

Vinnette Carroll, first Black woman director on Broadway

Vinnette Carroll, first, Black woman, director, Broadway

First Black superintendent appointed in Montclair

First Black superintendent appointed in Montclair

Beyoncé donates to several HBCUs

As the world continues to talk about Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s jaw-dropping performance at Coachella, four historically Black colleges and universities are getting a big gift from the superstar.

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 HBCUs

Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities.

Remembering No. 42, Jackie Robinson

Imagined being offered the career opportunity of lifetime with one catch--you had to hold your...