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. The newly renovated Virginia Attorney General’s Office has been renamed the Barbara Johns State building. The building […]
Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
The South Mountain Elementary School apologized for the assignment and took the drawings down from the school's hallway.
Plus, Talladega College band raises nearly $600K for Trump inauguration and the IRS plans to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families.
D.C. school officials rejected the ACLU's claim that Ron Brown Prep would begin enrolling female students. The organization is battling to get females admitted to a school designed for males of color from low-income families.
A S.C. school board investigates a teacher accused of throwing a 6-year-old girl's shoes in the trash and making her walk barefoot. The girl's parents want her disciplined.
Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.
Is there money in the city budget to prevent school closures? Richmond City Council members are trying to find more money for city schools as they look at options to shut down at least eight Richmond city schools to make up for an 18-million dollar budget shortfall. At Monday night’s meeting in council chambers, some […]
Erykah Badu loves the kids— so much so that the songstress made a surprise visit and gave an impromptu performance for students from The Future Project at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, N.J.