On Feb. 26, the White House honored 10 heroes known as “Champions of Change” for creating opportunities for young people underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries
Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a state initiative to offer college classes, degrees and programs to incarcerated individuals across the state.
“White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education.” at City College on Sunday Feb. 23 from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Dear Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson:
Marion Bolden, the longtime and occasionally controversial superintendent of New Jersey’s largest school district, announced that she would resign the post at the end of the current school year.
Pre-K, and the call to create a dedicated tax-based funding scheme for it, rests on the assumption that we must grab the opportunity to educate low-income 3- and 4-year-olds, because once they get older (and most especially once they become ...
The Pi Omega chapter of Iota Phi Theta is hosting its fifth annual Black History Month Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 22 at Astoria World Manor.
Walt Disney World Resort recently announced the 100 teens selected for this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE magazine.
With the current Winter Olympics in Sochi underway, particularly with speed skater and two-time gold medalist Shani Davis—the one Black participant of note no longer a medal contender—I thought of Debi Thomas.
Grammy Award-winning artist, singer, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and humanitarian Alicia Keys took center stage at the 111th American International Toy Fair, which kicked off this Sunday.
You are preparing your baby for the world which begins the minute you got pregnant. Once your baby is home you are obligated to socialize, guide and positively discipline your infant/toddler...You must interact with your infants in order to help ...
Longtime Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada announced he is stepping down. Current COO Anne Williams-Isom will assume the position starting July 1.
The new director of the Black studies program at the City College (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is eager to get the word out about some of the new directions the program is headed.
The implementation of Common Core Learning Standards in New York schools has brought about a plethora of dialogue and debate among parents, teachers, school administrators and local community leaders alike.
During the month of February, throughout the country there are always memorial programs focused appropriately on the legacy of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X.