Black Students

A17-year-old New Jersey student has a serious dilemma that most of us wish we had back in high school: which elite university to attend? WABC-TV reports that Ifeoma White-Thorpe received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools and Stanford University. https://twitter.com/DenvilleSchool/status/849278088076816385 “I was shaking, I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, oh my gosh,’ like […]

While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.

New research explains why Black and low-income students lag behind more affluent White peers in science. The researchers recommend early exposure to science.

According to a new Gallup-USA Funds Minority College Graduates Report, HBCU graduates actually fare better than those who go to other schools and universities.

Howard University students took to Twitter to express their reported constant struggle with administration, dorm life, and financial aid.

Despite a long-standing idea that a college education protects minorities against hardships that plague their communities, a new study discovered that Black and Hispanic students…

A new report from the U.S. Department of Education reveals that Black college students are less likely than their white counterparts to receive merit-based financial aid. According to the report, during the 2007-2008 school year only 11.4 percent of all Black student received merit-based financial aid. See also: College Financial Aid Letters Targeted By Officials UNCFs […]

GRAND RAPIDS — Public schools in Michigan were cited for suspending a “significantly disproportionate” number of Black and special education students.

Despite university budget cuts and a rise in anti-ethnic-studies sentiment, black-studies programs have held their ground in higher-education curricula. But while there has been substantial…

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The last time Camille and Jason Hammond saw President Barack Obama it was on a JumboTron as they shivered in the…