The Amsterdam News spoke with 21-year-old Ruqayyah Sanders, who went from Teaneck High School in New Jersey to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C., about her college experience.
Among the many untold Black stories in Detroit’s history is the phenomenal contributions made by doctors, and especially by African-American physicians.
The Brooklyn Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., is awarding $10,000 in scholarship money to deserving students at its annual Hutson L. Lovell Scholarship Banquet on June 23.
Beyonce announced the four winners of her Formation Scholars Award for the 2017-2018 academic year, and one of the students is a junior at Spelman College.
On June 16, the December 12th Movement is inviting folks to join them in celebrating the 41st anniversary of the historic youth uprising in Soweto, South Africa.
When a good friend reminded me that Mae Mallory was a participant at the Sixth Pan-African Congress in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1974, I dove into my memory bank to recall her presence there.
“I would like for it to be easier for Black women to find a network of professionals, who would be willing to mentor and sponsor them throughout their leadership journey from high school to their postgraduate career and beyond,” said ...
UNCF’s iconic, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” advertising campaign remains the gold-standard for shining light on the urgency of investing in Black colleges and universities.
Losing the 2016 presidential election was “pretty devastating, especially considering who I lost to,” Hillary Clinton told graduates of Medgar Evers College on Thursday.
I am 29 years old and a single mother to a four-year-old. I contribute 6% to my 401(k) with a company match.
One-hundred percent of the graduates from Uncommon Collegiate Charter High School (832 Marcy Ave.), in Bedford-Stuyvesant are set to go to college in the fall, including the first ever graduate headed to an Ivy League school.
Tuition-free college just became a reality in New York.
Herb Hardesty may be best remembered for his half-century of performing in the studio and in concert with Fats Domino, but many music lovers first heard his melodic tones on Lloyd Price’s “Lawdy Miss Clawdy.” It was clearly a rhythm ...
President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continue to make misleading statements about Common Core State Standards, muddying the waters for school districts working to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
The recent death of Jean-Claude Baker, while a sad occasion, is an opportunity to renew our acquaintance with his “mother,” Josephine Baker, famously known as the "Bronze Venus".