Noel Pointer Foundation empowering our children one note at a time

The late Noel Pointer believed that “learning to play a string instrument is a transformative experience that advances children’s lives."

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club salutes the holiday season with 49th annual Christmas Tree Ball

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club will hold its 49th annual Christmas Tree Ball.

Eldzier Cortor’s paintings preserved African tradition

The legacy of artist Eldzier Cortor.

Pauli Murray: Lawyer, priest, feminist, poet and civil rights activist

If Pauli Murray were alive today, she would be celebrating her 105th birthday.

Happy birthday Regent Adelaide Sanford

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, the Adelaide L. Sanford Institute, the Board for the Education of People of African Ancestry and Elders House hosted a 90th birthday celebration for Dr. Adelaide L. Sanford.

Why I went to an HBCU

AmNews online editor Cyril Josh Barker discusses why he decided to go to an HBCU.

NFL great Fred McNeill a star with the Minnesota Vikings

Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Fred McNeill was among the most punishing tacklers.

Public Advocate Letitia James joined high school students at college and trade school fair

“Education is a great equalizer!” exclaimed Public Advocate Letitia James.

Study says Black graduates from HBCUs outperform Black graduates from predominantly white schools

Study reveals that graduates of HBCU are more likely than Black graduates of other institutions to thrive in a number of areas of their lives.

The extraordinary voice of Minnie Riperton-Rudolph

Remembering the life and voice of Minnie Riperton.

NYUL hosts Black college fair

The New York Urban League hosted its 29th Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair Saturday at Riverbank State Park.

LeBron James’ Wheels for Education gives back to the community that made him

Utilizing his superstar status and money is just one way NBA standout LeBron James has chosen to positively influence the next generation.

Basketball Hall of Famer Mel Daniels dominated the court

Basketball buffs up to the minute on their NBA trivia know what Ralph Simpson, Steve Smith, Kevin Willis and Spencer Haywood have in common.

Poll data show urban parents optimistic about schooling options

The results of a new Education Post poll illustrate varying perspectives on secondary education in America across racial and socio-economic lines.

What the race for House speaker could mean for education

The recent decision by John Boehner, the speaker of the United States House of Representatives, to step down will have more consequences than one might think.