Celebrations of freedom rang across the country Tuesday, June 19, in recognition of Juneteenth, the most prominent Emancipation Day holiday in the United States.
All the fanfare surrounding the opening of the Sally Hemings exhibit at the Thomas Jefferson Monticello estate in Virginia last week finally gives recognition to the slave woman who was the mother of four surviving children by Jefferson.
Just over four months on the job, newly appointed public schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza has already seen his fair share of what New York City is dealing with in terms of public education.
The National Family Engagement Summit of 2018 was held in Richmond, Va. Throughout the summit, multiple opportunities were provided for attendees to interact with some of the nation’s leading experts in parent and family engagement.
Bullying in New York City schools is at an all-time high. That and other alarming statistics were released Monday in a report by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.
Dante de Blasio, the Black son of NYC son of Mayor de Blasio wrote an op/ed piece about the toxic and racist environment of the elite Brooklyn Technical High School he graduated from.
CUNYMatters, The City University of New York’s news publication, recognized more than three dozen of their students who won some of the nation’s most illustrious awards this academic year.
In the world of jazz, harpist Dorothy Ashby had a unique and singular presence.
A petition to rename a park that sits between two historically Black colleges after civil rights leader Malcolm X is gaining momentum.
No gallery or collection of African-American artists is complete without one from Charles Wilbert White.
New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, Queen Latifah and Anita Hill gave life lessons during their commencement speeches at three New Jersey colleges.
One man, who’s on the staff of a school district in Manhattan, anonymously compared the demographics of the NBA to specialized high schools.
It's a measure meant to make the city's most selective public high schools more representative of New York City, but it has also sparked outrage among some city families, particularly some of those with children currently enrolled in those schools, ...
When they transferred to The College of New Rochelle last year to complete their degrees, neither Chris Brannon nor Cristian Perez del Castillo expected that they would be making history.
From what I can gather, Rosie Lee Tompkins, the extraordinary quilt maker, was not that interested in the spotlight, preferring a more reclusive life to do her work.