his week, the board of regents unanimously elected Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr. as chancellor, the first African American to serve in this position, the State education department announced.
The wins of Howard University alum/Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Morehouse College alum U.S. Senator-elect Rev. Raphael Warnock and help from political organizer and Spelman College graduate Stacy Abrams was summed up in a viral Jan. 5 tweet:
Tuesday, Jan. 5, members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated celebrated their 110th year. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated was founded Jan. 5, 1911, at Indiana University.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking to beef up his school coronavirus task force.
One of the longest entries in “The Achieving Black Woman in Oklahoma, Past and Present” edited by Etta Perkins, Christine Pappas and R. Darcy is on Zelia Page Breaux (1880-1956).
If nothing else, Isabel Wilkerson’s bestseller Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, has resurrected a longstanding debate among scholars about the relevance of the term, particularly when caste was defined by the sociologist Oliver Cromwell Cox.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced changes to the middle and high school admissions process for NYC Department of Education (DOE) public schools beginning this winter for the 2021-22 school year.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2021 New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA).
In recent columns male African American architects such as Vertner Handy and George Washington Foster have been featured.
Each year before this one, NYC schools administered the NYS assessments to elementary and middle school students in the areas of math, English Language Arts (ELA) and science.
Several years ago after featuring the famed architect Vertner Tandy in this column, we promised to profile his partner one day.
Just this week Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that elementary schools will reopen Dec. 7. Students with complex disabilities can return Dec. 10.
There are hundreds of notable African American women librarians in the nation’s history, including Jean Blackwell Hutson, Regina Anderson Andrews, Dorothy Porter Wesley and Clara Stanton Jones, all of whom have been featured in this column.
The results of a new poll by the New Jersey Children’s Foundation revealed that not only do families want a better remote education experience but that there are stark racial and income disparities when it comes to access to the ...
A week or so ago, while researching the life and times of the late poet Naomi Long Madgett, I came across the name of Harold Lawrence