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...

Homeschooled 16-Year-Old Grace Bush Graduates from Florida Atlantic University with Criminal Justice Degree Before...

Grace Bush has already graduated from college. That may not be fascinating in and of itself but the 16-year-old has yet to receive her high...

For Many Minorities, Funding for Educational Needs Lags Far Behind Effort

No one can change the past, but we have the power to change the future if we set our minds to it. Today more than...

States Increase Veterans’ Accessibility to College

While many young people join the military for help funding college, many returning veterans still face economic pressure when they return home—a fact that...

Outstanding Chicago Student Kyndal Buchanan Awarded DuSable ‘Rising Star’ Award

Kenwood Academy senior Kyndal Buchanan, recipient of this year’s DuSable Museum “Rising Star” award, has a quiet demeanor belying the passion that spills from...

Police say Woman’s Gut Feeling Thwarts Planned School Massacre and Family Murder of Minnesota...

When Chelsie Shellhas saw a tall young man slip into a storage locker and shut the door behind him one evening this week, it...

Condoleezza Rice Withdraws from Rutgers Commencement Ceremony

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is withdrawing from the Rutgers commencement ceremony. Her invitation by the school’s board of governors had sparked protests from...

NAACP, UNCF and National Urban League to Receive Walmart Grants to Help Blacks Pursue...

Walmart announced this week that it will give $1.75 million in grants to three organizations in an effort to help African-Americans pursue higher education,...

Father and Son Team, Sherwood Brown Sr. and Sherwood Brown Jr., Will Graduate Together...

They share the same name, same talents and same philosophies; and on Saturday, May 3, father and son duo Sherwood Brown Sr. and Sherwood Brown Jr. will walk...

55 Colleges and Universities in America Face Federal Sex Assault Probes

From huge state universities to small colleges and the Ivy League, 55 schools across America are facing federal investigation for the way they handle...

Clark Atlanta University President Carlton E. Brown to Retire in June 2015

Clark Atlanta University President Carlton E. Brown has announced plans to retire in June of 2015. School officials said in a statement Tuesday that he...

Kwasi Enin, Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Schools, Picks Yale

Kwasi Enin is taking his brains to Yale. In a move usually reserved for highly-recruited athletes, a suburban New York high school student who was...

Students at Rutgers Plan a Sit-In to Protest Decision to have Condoleezza Rice Give...

Roughly 50 Rutgers University students are staging a sit-in at a school administration building in New Brunswick to protest the school's decision to invite...

Three HBCU Presidents Announce Their Retirement: Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, President Frank G. Pogue...

The Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) community, which has been rocked by leadership turbulence for much of the past three years, was jolted...

LISTEN: Twelfth Annual Graduation Prayer Campaign Begins

Washington, DC - Students are buying their graduation caps and gowns, and Liberty Counsel is launching its annual “Friend or Foe” Graduation Prayer Campaign....

Rapper Nas Is Giving Out Scholarships for Tech Students

Nas is helping to set a tone for emerging students who have an interest in the tech world. The Shadow League is reporting that the celebrated...

Obama Administration says U.S. High School Graduation Rate Reaches Record 80%

The U.S. high school graduation rate reached a record 80 percent in the 2011-2012 academic year, the Obama administration said on Monday in a...

History Columnist Rob Neufeld Looks Back at Allen School, the Private School for Black...

A column two weeks ago about Inez Daugherty, an African-American civic leader from Black Mountain, took us inside an Asheville city bus in the...

California Lawmakers say Students Should Learn What President Obama’s Election Meant for Racial Equality...

Saying that Barack Obama’s election marked a "historic step in the effort towards equality in the United States," California lawmakers last week passed a...