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Artie Wilson, the last top-level baseball player to hit .400

Two weeks ago on the Jeff Santos radio show, it was my pleasure to share airtime with Gaylon White, author of three baseball books, including Singles and Smiles—How Artie Wilson Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier.

Mayor and Chancellor announce “Outdoor Learning” initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza recently announced, “Outdoor Learning,” a citywide outdoor learning initiative for the 2020-21 academic year.

Udacity to provide 1,000 scholarships to African Americans

Online learning platform Udacity launched its Pledge to Equality Scholarship Program, which will award 1,000 Nanodegree® program scholarships to African Americans.

US faces back-to-school laptop shortage

Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays in getting laptops and other equipment needed for online learning.

Adella Hunt Logan, educator and suffragette

Organizations and institutions around the nation are in preparation for the centennial celebration of the Women’s Suffragette movement.

Report: 40% of New York homes may have no parents to watch kids

As the fall quickly approaches, schools around the country are grappling with the best way to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NYC teachers say they've had to buy their own personal protective equipment

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, many New York City school teachers have been forced to buy their own personal protective equipment and school safety supplies.

‘100 Years in the Whirlwind’ virtual conference celebrates Marcus Garvey Aug. 14-16

“100 Years in the Whirlwind” virtual conference celebrated the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey from Aug. 14-16 hosted by Kujichagulia Inc. & United Front/A.I.M.

Disney Dreamers Academy to host virtual event for 2020 participants

The Disney Dreamers Academy will take place virtually this fall and offer career shadow externships for all 100 members of the class.

VIDEO: Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plans for upcoming school year

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press briefing about plans to open schools for the upcoming academic year.

Multi-generational households have concerns about NY school reopenings

Doctors say with so many grandparents raising their grandchildren and with so many children living in multigenerational households, the concerns about children going back to school are justified.

Schools face big coronavirus test as students return to classroom

Reopening schools will be easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part.

Cuomo says all NY school districts can reopen for upcoming academic year

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says based on infection rates, all New York school districts are able to open for the new academic year.

Harlem Academy breaks ground on permanent campus

On August 3, 2020, Harlem Academy broke ground at 655 St. Nicholas Avenue, site of its permanent home.

Kathryn Magnolia Johnson, teacher, author, and activist

Of the two women, Addie Waites Hunton and Kathryn Johnson, who provided the world with an insightful portrait of Black soldiers and others during World War I, Hunton’s legacy was remarkably extended by her activist son