Black Education

The Biden administration’s bipartisan infrastructure law, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), provides a $30 monthly discount on internet bills for eligible households. On May 9th, President Biden announced that since some internet providers have plans that cost no more than $30, eligible families who qualify for the ACP benefit can receive high speed internet at […]

Two young ladies are making the grade and serving up rhymes in a hot track about academic excellence. The pair, 11-year-old 6th graders from Milwaukee Excellence Charter School in Wisconsin, have become the voice of their academy with a song called Excellence First. Borrowing a beat from Tee Grizley‘s First Day Out, 6th Grade teacher […]

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

Despite the troubles she faces in correcting the troubles of the district, King sees herself as a trailblazer and hopes to serve as an inspiration.

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

  1. Don’t Do Depression Alone! This week the media world mourns the death of Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old writer of the popular motivational blog…

A NewsOne Exclusive Spelman College’s endowment fund was reportedly worth more than $350 million in 2010, making it the largest private endowment of all historically black colleges and universities, and second only to Howard University in largest overall endowment. Though Spelman’s endowment is only a fraction of those at predominantly white universities like Harvard, whose […]

A NewsOne Exclusive Spelman College’s endowment fund was reportedly worth more than $350 million in 2010, making it the largest private endowment of all historically…

An Arkansas high school is making news over their refusal to allow a Black student to rightfully be valedictorian. The student, 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly, got only a single B in her 4 years at McGehee Secondary School. Her mother, who has now taken the case to federal court, claims that the school board wouldn’t meet […]

California — Though the number of public school students taking Advanced Placement tests is at an all-time high, a recent report from the College Board shows that 14 percent of Hispanic and Latino students, and less than four percent of Black students were able to pass in 2010. Huffington Post reports: Only a quarter of […]

Florida A&M University (FAMU) freshman, Ralph Jones Jr., a 16 year old from Atlanta, Ga. turned down offers to Howard University, Fort Valley State University…