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HBCU Week taking place Sept. 23-28

The HBCU Hub is hosting the inaugural New York City HBCU Week Sept. 23-28. The week will consist of several events to educate students and families about choosing a Black collegeand the scholarships, careers and financial aid they offer.

State Sen. Kevin Parker hosts back-to-school giveaway

On Saturday, Aug. 24, State Senator Kevin Parker hosted the 12th Annual Harvest Fest Back-To-School Celebration at Paerdegat Park in Central Brooklyn.

Bully Proof Your Kid: Self-esteem, stress management and bully solutions now

If your child has recently shared with you that he or she is being bullied, you are certainly feeling upset and angry right now.

The importance of a healthy parent teacher relationship

It's the same story every year -- you worry about whether the new teachers will understand your child.

Social media and the teenager

Social media is a natural part of life for many people with statistics regularly being reported on its usage.

How to find the best back-to-school deals

With households nationwide spending $27.6 billion on items like clothes, accessories and supplies, back-to-school is now the second biggest shopping season of the year, according to Deloitte research.

Organizations across the city host back-to-school giveaways

With school students in the city headed back to class in a few weeks, several organizations, politicians and groups are giving away school supplies and backpacks to local students.

Dr. Margaret Just Butcher, educator and political activist

When your father is the famed biologist Ernest Everett Just and the first to receive the NAACP’s Spingarn Medal, great things are expected of you, and his daughter Margaret Just Butcher forged her own path of brilliance and achievement.

FAMU president visits Harlem

Florida A&M University President Dr. Larry Robinson recently visited the city as part of FAMU’s National Alumni Association Northeast Regional Conference.

Harlem children get ready for school with new backpacks and school supplies

Helping Harlem children got ready for the first day of school with the resources they need to succeed.

Meet the 11-Year Old Genius Who Just Started High School

Dionn Megginson, an 11-year old girl from Texas, is making her way to excellence. At such an early age, she has just recently started classes as a 9th grader in high school.

School admissions changes will make it easier for parents, students: officials

The middle school and high school admissions process for students in New York City is about to get a lot easier, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza, the head of the city's school system.

How to be thrifty during back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school shopping is quite a daunting task and it can get pretty expensive for many parents. The children want all of the fancy, new and character-covered school products on the market and many parents feel compelled to spend a lot ...

NY Giants great running back Ron Johnson

Northwestern High School in Detroit has produced a number of world class athletes, including baseball greats Willie Horton and Alex Johnson, and Olympic Gold medalist Henry Carr.

Report finds lead in NYC public elementary schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to eliminate lead exposure by 2029.