Remembering Black history every week.
We are reminded of Judge Constance Baker Motley because Sept. 28, 2005, she made her transition to that court in the great beyond, where it can be safely assumed she administered her duties with the same sense of fairness and ...
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosted its Education Summit 2014 at New York University this week, sparking the conversation on the education gap in America.
The Department of Youth and Community Development co-sponsored the eighth annual “Dads Take Your Child to School” rally and walk in Brooklyn.
We spotlight Howard University today as part of our National HBCU Week Series, alma mater to a number of former publishers and editors of the Amsterdam News including Dr. C.B. Powell, Timothy Thomas Fortune and James L. Hicks.
Today we spotlight University of Maryland Eastern Shore in our National HBCU Week Series, alma mater of Amsterdam News sports editor and columnist Howie Evans.
Continuing our series on National HBCU Week, today we spotlight Alabama State University, alma mater of Amsterdam News staff writer Cyril Josh Barker.
We begin our National HBCU Week spotlighting Lincoln University, alma mater of late Amsterdam News Publisher Wilbert Tatum.
President Barack Obama proclaims September 21 through September 27 as National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week.
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development Commissioner Bill Chong, New York City Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks, elected officials and more than a hundred students and their dads and father figures participated in the eighth annual ...
Parents are being urged to sign up for after-school programs.
Learn more about Black press pioneer Ethel L. Payne
On the first day of the public school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned charter schools that if they aren’t aligned with his vision, he will not give them space in public schools.
On the final stop of his first-day, five-borough city school tour last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio made it clear to charter schools seeking to co-locate in public schools that if they aren’t aligned with his vision
The Dignity in Schools Campaign-New York, with the support of 16 City Council members and two state Assembly members, called on the Department of Education and the de Blasio administration to limit punitive discipline practices and promote positive school climates.