Lately our Black notables are departing the earthly plane faster than our pages and resources can give them their due.
Nearly two dozen local kindergarteners made a special Valentine’s Day visit to senior citizens at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Center (Covello) in East Harlem.
No college student should ever have to choose between a textbook or groceries, laundry or dinner.
Each day when you think you’ve discovered your last “Black First,” another one pops up.
Students across the country are putting final touches on their applications for some of our country’s most prestigious public institutions.
Two weeks ago, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware introduced legislation to assist historically black colleges and universities.
NYC has the country’s most segregated schools; will the city’s plan to change that make its best schools worse?
New York City is the most diverse city in the country, if not the world, according to a variety of measures. However, when it comes to the city's public school system, it is a very different story.
HBCU Night took place at the Barclays Center last Friday, Feb. 8.
Growing up in North Carolina, I was shy and my need to be perfect in everything I did made it difficult to connect with others.
Almost on the same day the media was celebrating the centenary of Jackie Robinson’s birth, one of the cable television outlets that feature classic shows broadcast the 1977 TV series “How the West Was Won.”
In November 2015, first lady Chirlane McCray launched #ThriveNYC, an initiative that takes a hands on approach to addressing the mental health needs of New York City residents.
What to do during Black History Month, from a poetry slam to a trolley tour, as recommended by locals
In a recent edition of The New York Times the special section titled “Overlooked” listed several African-Americans who deserved obituaries but never received them.
As a seemingly twisted way to ring in 2019, the Trump administration has sent a loud and clear message that it’s okay for educators and school leaders to keep Black children out of school buildings and exclude them from opportunities ...
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in partnership with its Educational Advancement Foundation, recently announced the establishment of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund, which was created to bolster the financial stability of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.