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University of Virginia Office of African-American Affairs Adds Emphasis on Leadership

Complementing the University of Virginia’s total advising initiative, the Office of African-American Affairs is responding to national issues facing college graduates, especially in preparing...

Atheist Group Demands End to ‘Prayer Walks’ at Mississippi Public Schools

A Wisconsin-based legal group is pressuring four Mississippi public schools to end their annual tradition of holding "prayer walks" to mark the start of...

HBCU Howard University President Wayne Frederick Meets With U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the...

Former FBI Director James Comey To Take One Year Lecture Post at Historically Black...

Ousted FBI Director James Comey will reportedly take a part-time lecture post at Howard University, in addition to delivering a keynote address to students...

Former NFL Player Turned Medical Doctor, Myron Rolle, to Begin Neurosurgery Residency at Harvard

Everyone knows that the professional football has been besieged by scores of players who were found to have suffered brain damage in the form...
The 300-block of Eddy Street, where a black Cornell student said he was assaulted and called the N-word early on Friday morning. (Corinne Kenwood / Sun Staff Photographer)

Cornell University President Launches Initiatives After Black Student Was Punched, Called ‘Nigger’ by White...

Cornell President Martha Pollack issued a series of initiatives on Sunday meant to improve the campus climate following an assault in Collegetown in which a black...

As Minority Student Population Increases, Number of Black Teachers Declines

The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is due to U.S. births–and...

School Voucher Programs Raising Questions About Accountability

More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to...

Entrepreneurs Team Up to Take 100 Black College Students from HBCUs to SXSW

One hundred African-American college students are headed to the famed SXSW festival today courtesy of an Atlanta technology entrepreneur and his NFL-linebacker partner. The effort,...

James Comey to Deliver Convocation Address, Lecture Series at Historically Black Howard University

Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to deliver a convocation address at Howard University next month, part of a series of lectures he...

Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away Because of Missing Paperwork

Tens of thousands of people who took out private loans to pay for college but have not been able to keep up payments may...

Lipscomb University President Apologizes After Having Cotton Stalks as Centerpieces During Dinner With Black...

The president of Lipscomb University invited African American students over to his Nashville home for dinner Friday, where he had cotton stalks as centerpieces. After...

Chief Diversity Officers Attempt to Tackle Racism on U.S. College Campuses

Duke University law student Marcus Benning was upset that black students were receiving different career counseling than white students. After he told the school's...

Education Sec. DeVos Says School Vouchers Are Part of Tax Overhaul Discussion

More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to...

U.K. Teachers Claim Children Must Be Taught Transgenderism and Homosexuality Starting In Nursery School

Teachers have demanded that children as young as two be taught about gay and transgender issues in nurseries. Members of the National Union of Teachers...

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Everett Piper, Says U.S. Colleges ‘No Longer Have Academic Freedom,...

The president of a Christian liberal arts college whose words decrying political correctness in American universities went viral in the fall of 2015 is...

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye Elected 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University

Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January of this year, has been elected to the position...

Most States Still Using Common Core Academic Standard Despite Controversy

Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether...

Sobering Analysis: Black Students Lagging Far Behind

A sweeping portrait of the performance of African-American students in U.S. schools today shows while strides have been made over the past 25 years,...

WATCH: African-American Atlanta Students Surprised By Cheers and Encouragement on 1st Day Back to...

Some lucky Atlanta students got a huge surprise last week. Mentors encouraged them as they walked into school for the very first time this...