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Hoyt Fuller, an editor and advocate of the Black aesthetic

No discussion of Detroit’s Black history is complete without consideration of the contributions made by Fred Hart Williams.

NYC High School Application Guide, a free mobile app and website

The NYC High School Application Guide, a free mobile app and website, is now available for middle school students.

Deadline for Disney’s Dreamers Academy looms

The Oct. 31 deadline is looming for high school students to apply to be among the 100 selected to participate with Steve Harvey and Essence in the 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy, the educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.

Reports: Howard University safe after active shooter scare

Reports indicate that Washington D.C. law enforcement has given the all clear at Howard University after reports of an active shooter.

NYUL hosts 31st annual HBCU Fair

The New York Urban League is hosting the 31st Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair Saturday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Morehouse appoints new president to trailblaze leadership

Morehouse College has appointed Dr. David A. Thomas as its first non-alumnus president since 1967 to take over leadership, the appointment marks the 12th president of the highly esteemed all male college located in the Atlanta University Center.

The Confederate States of Columbus: No refuge could save the hireling and slave

These seemingly cryptic lyrics are from the third Stanza of the “Star Spangled Banner,” written by American lyricist and poet Francis Scott Key.

Trump raises new demands for DACA

On Oct. 5, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program reached its deadline for any recipients to renew their permits in hopes of continuing to pursue their dreams.

Report: One in 10 city school students are homeless

More than 104,000 students were identified as homeless by NYS school districts and charter schools according to a report by New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students.

Seventh annual Conference for Women in Science & Engineering

Keiana Cavé, an undergrad at the University of Michigan studying chemical engineering, will be a keynote speaker at the Brooklyn’s Poly Prep seventh annual Conference for Women in Science & Engineering Saturday, Nov. 11.

NYC High School Admission Application Guide

The NYC High School Admission Application Guide, a free mobile app and website, is now available for incoming high schoolers.

Senator Parker hosts Black College Expo–New York in Brooklyn

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, State Senator Kevin Parker partnered with the National College Resources Foundation to host the Black College Expo–New York at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York.

Hugh Bell, an artist with a camera

When artist Otto Neals took a seat next to me at a street renaming ceremony in honor of the late Elombe Brath Saturday in Harlem, he had a copy of Breuckelen with himself on the cover and it caught my ...

Only 29 college presidents show up to National HBCU Week Conference

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

Bernie Casey, gifted athlete, artist and actor

Within a few days of learning of Bernie Casey’s death, I had read an article about polymaths, those individuals who are proficient in several endeavors.

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