Seventh annual Conference for Women in Science & Engineering

Keiana Cavé, an undergrad at the University of Michigan studying chemical engineering, will be a keynote speaker at the Brooklyn’s Poly Prep seventh annual Conference for Women in Science & Engineering Saturday, Nov. 11.

NYC High School Admission Application Guide

The NYC High School Admission Application Guide, a free mobile app and website, is now available for incoming high schoolers.

Senator Parker hosts Black College Expo–New York in Brooklyn

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, State Senator Kevin Parker partnered with the National College Resources Foundation to host the Black College Expo–New York at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York.

Hugh Bell, an artist with a camera

When artist Otto Neals took a seat next to me at a street renaming ceremony in honor of the late Elombe Brath Saturday in Harlem, he had a copy of Breuckelen with himself on the cover and it caught my ...

Only 29 college presidents show up to National HBCU Week Conference

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

Bernie Casey, gifted athlete, artist and actor

Within a few days of learning of Bernie Casey’s death, I had read an article about polymaths, those individuals who are proficient in several endeavors.

Harlem hosts Dads Take Your Child to School Day

New York State celebrated Dads Take Your Child to School Day for the 11th year Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. More than 450 schools, Head Start, child care programs and community-based organizations registered at www.dadstakeyourchildtoschoolday.com to host activities for fathers and ...

College Choice releases 2017 ranking of the 50 best HBCUs

College Choice has published a ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2017.

College affordability is a family affair

Do you have $100,000 saved for your child to earn a four-year public college degree or as much as $200,000 for that same student to attend a private university?

Harris-Stowe State University holds panel discussion on status of African-Americans in St. Louis

Students at Harris-Stowe State University packed a classroom Wednesday for a panel discussion on the status of African-Americans in the St. Louis area.

New Yorkers join communities nationwide marching for education

Activists declared Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, the National Day of Action to Oppose the Trump/DeVos Anti-Education Agenda.

Dr. Ruth Elizabeth Burks, literary scholar and film authority

When Ishmael Reed announced this week that Dr. Ruth Elizabeth Burks had died, he reminded us that she was among the contributors to “Black Hollywood Unchained—Commentary on the State of Black Hollywood,” a collection of essays he edited in response ...

South Jersey college named after slave owner rethinks name

In the wake of monuments and buildings named after Confederate icons, one college in South Jersey is battling controversy over its name.

Comptroller Stringer’s report: Sex education in NYC public schools ‘inadequate’

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said that the children need to learn more about the birds and the bees.

Mind-Builders brings creative arts to the Northeast Bronx

Almost 40 years ago, founder and executive director Madaha Kinsey Lamb developed a vision for an interdisciplinary arts facility for underserved young people in the Northeast Bronx.