Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. John Stokes grew up in the Jim Crow South. He attended Robert Russa Moton High School in […]
Last April, Amy Joyner-Francis was beaten to death after being jumped by a group of girls at her Wilmington high school.
https://twitter.com/paula_goodgame/status/847084559292387329 17-year-old Paula Goodgame‘s memories of her junior prom will be full of sadness and rejection after the school banned her from bringing her girlfriend as her date to prom. On Wednesday, Goodgame took Twitter to open up about the incident, that has since gone viral, sharing the disappointing news that her school wouldn’t allow her […]
Robby Heil is usually the team's water boy at Novi High School in Michigan. But they had a surprise for him during this weekend's game after they learned his mother has cancer.
Education is one of the topics that must be addressed by both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, because it is what many consider to be the “great equalizer” in America. As many of NewsOne Now’s viewers know, Roland Martin and the University of Phoenix are committed to promoting initiatives that further academic achievement. Martin caught […]
First daughter Malia Obama has made her decision to attend Harvard University- but first, she’s taking a year off to work and gain some useful experience before plunging back into academia for four more years. The “gap year” isn’t new, but when we hear the term we commonly think of privileged rich kids flying daddy’s private jet around […]
The victim, who has not yet been identified as police, was jumped in the bathroom around 8:15 a.m. Thursday. She was found in critical condition and rushed to the A.I DuPont Hospital for Children by helicopter. A short time later, she died from her injuries.
Turns out, Obama was actually given the opportunity to speak at the 17-year-old's ceremony, but he turned it down because he'll be too busy crying.
“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness...It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”
It's unclear who the students in the dated video are, or if their behavior was addressed by the school. But what this video does show is that teachers do indeed get bullied.
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