60 Years After Brown vs. Board, Decision Still Resonates in South Carolina School System

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that outlawed segregation in public schools resonated across South Carolina on May 17, 1954, with a volatile mix of...

Louisiana Special Education Bill Would Segregate Students With Disabilities, Advocates Say

Should schools expect students with a disability to know the same things as other kids their age to advance and graduate? This decades-old question, which...

Michelle Obama Talks About Persistent Segregation in Schools at High School Commencement in Topeka

Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly...

President Barack Obama Observes 60th Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Brown vs. Board...

President Barack Obama will observe the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown vs. Board of Education school desegregation decision Friday by meeting...

Why Are Schools Re-Segregating in America?

Sure, it’s mostly the courts, but charter schools and testing regimes have reinforced the segregation that’s returned to U.S. school systems. Sixty years ago tomorrow...

Seniors at South Forsyth High School in Georgia Pull a Prank by Posting Sign...

Neither South Forsyth High School officials nor many students were impressed or amused by a "senior prank" that involved hanging a sign declaring "N--ga...

Spelman College Valedictorians, Kirstie and Kristie Bronner, Talk About Their First Book, “Double Vals”

The name Bronner is associated with success from business to ministry. For some, the name is associated with the Bronner Bros. beauty and hair...

No Motive, Chilling Details Emerge After Nevada Middle School Shooting

When Sparks Middle School teacher Michael Landsberry died, he had $3 in his wallet, keys, a cellphone and his wedding ring. Those are just a few of...

WATCH: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Gives Inspiring, Emotional Commencement Speech at Howard University and Some...

If you think the ever confident Sean “Diddy”  Combs looks pleased with himself in the photo above, its because he is. After weeks of controversy surrounding Howard...

Mormon University, Brigham Young, says Homosexual Students Must Be Celibate

Homosexuality is no longer an honor code violation, but Mormon LGBT students say they have few choices beyond a celibate life or a secret...

Michelle Obama Encourages Graduates at New Orleans’ Dillard University to ‘Stay Hungry’

Michelle Obama served as the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony New Orleans' Dillard University on Saturday where she urged graduates to "stay hungry." The...

Wesleyan University Students in Middletown, CT Protest Understaffing of African-American Studies Program

  About a hundred Wesleyan students took to the campus chanting and protesting Monday to try and save a dying program. According to the students running...

God-fearing People Get Planned Satanic ‘Black Mass’ Reenactment at Harvard Shut Down

h A reenactment of satanic rituals known as a “black mass” that had been scheduled to take place this evening on the Harvard campus has...

WATCH: Colin Powell’s Inspiring Commencement Speech at High Point University

American politics would probably be a lot better off if members of Congress listened to Gen. Colin Powell's commencement address at High Point University. Among some of...

President of Harvard University says Satanic Black Mass Idea Is ‘Abhorrent’

Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust called a student club's decision to enact a satanic black mass "abhorrent," but said the school must uphold...

For Many Christian Colleges, Leadership Succession Often Stays in the Family

During the past school year, several leading American universities, including Yale, Princeton, Dartmouth and Carnegie-Mellon, welcomed new presidents. These men were leading scholars, and...

Christian Dynasties: Leadership of Faith-based Educational Institutions Typically Stays All in the Family

During the past school year, several leading American universities, including Yale, Princeton, Dartmouth and Carnegie-Mellon, welcomed new presidents. These men were leading scholars, and...

WATCH: Catholic Church Not Happy with Harvard’s Wish to Hold Satanic Black Mass Reenactment

A reenactment of a Black Mass celebrating Satan is scheduled to take place at Harvard University on Monday evening. It has outraged the Catholic...

Racine, WA Teacher Marks Ten Years of Underground Railroad Tours

Sometimes it takes seeing the actual places and spaces of history to make the past significant to us today. That’s something Andrea Bell-Myers has learned...

HBCU Oakwood University Wins $25,000 Grant

Oakwood University is one of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that won a $25,000 Campus Pride Grant in The Home Depot's 2014...